WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Steel Excel Inc. (Other OTC:SXCL) (“Steel Excel” or the “Company”), which operates Energy and Sports segments, today announced operating results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2016.
Steel Excel reported net revenues of $27.2 million for the third quarter of 2016, as compared to $33.5 million for the same period of 2015. The Company incurred a loss before income taxes and equity method income of $4.5 million in the third quarter of 2016, as compared to a loss of $3.7 million in the 2015 period. The net loss attributable to Steel Excel for the third quarter of 2016 was $2.4 million, or $0.23 per diluted common share, as compared to a net loss of $14.5 million, or $1.27 per diluted common share, for the same period in 2015. At September 30, 2016, the Company had cash and marketable securities totaling $165.3 million and total debt of $42.9 million.
For the nine months ended September 30, 2016, Steel Excel reported net revenues of $68.9 million, as compared to $108.0 million for the same period of 2015. The Company incurred a loss before income taxes and equity method income of $14.2 million in the first nine months of 2016, as compared to a loss of $31.8 million in the 2015 period. The net loss attributable to Steel Excel for the first nine months of 2016 was $5.0 million, or $0.47 per diluted common share, as compared to a net loss of $32.3 million, or $2.81 per diluted common share, for the same period in 2015.
For the third quarter of 2016, net revenues in the Energy segment were $19.1 million, as compared to $23.8 million in the 2015 quarter; net revenues in the Sports segment were $8.1 million in the 2016 quarter, as compared to $9.7 million in the comparable 2015 period. For the first nine months of 2016, net revenues in the Energy segment were $53.1 million, as compared to $90.4 million in the 2015 period; net revenues in the Sports segment were $15.8 million in the first nine months of 2016, as compared to $17.6 million in the comparable 2015 period.
Selling, general and administrative expenses during the nine months ended September 30, 2016, were favorably impacted by a legal settlement associated with a historical acquisition, which reduced expenses by $4.2 million.
On April 13, 2016, the Company's Board of Directors authorized a stock repurchase program to acquire up to 1,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock in addition to purchases authorized under previously approved repurchase programs. Any repurchases under the repurchase programs will be made from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices or in negotiated transactions off the market in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The current repurchase program is expected to continue indefinitely, unless shortened by the Board of Directors. During the nine months ended September 30, 2016, the Company repurchased 1,130,391 shares of its common stock under the repurchase programs; no such repurchases were made during the three months ended September 30, 2016. The maximum number of shares that may yet be repurchased under the current program was 401,234 as of September 30, 2016.
About Steel Excel
Steel Excel, through its two business segments, Energy and Sports, is committed to acquiring, strengthening and growing profitable businesses. The Energy segment provides drilling and production services to the oil and gas industry. The Sports segment is a social impact organization that strives to provide a first-class youth sports experience emphasizing positive experiences and instilling the core values of discipline, teamwork, safety, respect, and integrity.
The Company is based in White Plains, N.Y. (Other OTC:SXCL). Website: www.steelexcel.com.
This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that reflect the Company's current expectations and projections about its future results, performance, prospects, and opportunities. The Company has tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words such as "may," "should," "expect," "hope," "anticipate," "believe," "intend," "plan," "estimate," and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause its actual results, performance, prospects, or opportunities in 2016 and beyond to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. These risks include, but are not limited to, our ability to deploy our capital in a manner that maximizes stockholder value; the ability to identify suitable acquisition candidates or business and investment opportunities; the inability to realize the benefits of our net operating losses; the ability to consolidate and manage any newly acquired businesses; fluctuations in the price of oil and other factors resulting in volatility for the demand for our services, especially in our Energy segment; the hazardous nature of operations in the oilfield services industry, which could result in personal injury, property damage, or damage to the environment; environmental and other health and safety laws and regulations, including those relating to climate change, and general economic conditions. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable and achievable, such statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, and no assurance can be given that the actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Except as otherwise required by Federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changed circumstances, or any other reason.
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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
|Three Months Ended September 30,||Nine Months Ended September 30,|
|(in thousands, except per-share data)|
|Cost of revenues||21,872||26,136||56,831||84,784|
|Selling, general and administrative expenses||8,634||8,461||22,765||25,418|
|Amortization of intangibles||1,402||1,992||4,326||6,229|
|Total operating expenses||10,036||10,453||27,091||31,647|
|Impairment of marketable securities||—||(7,886||)||(1,470||)||(30,626||)|
|Other income (expense), net||670||7,905||3,449||9,177|
|Loss before income taxes and equity method income||(4,482||)||(3,717||)||(14,246||)||(31,788||)|
|Benefit from (provision for) income taxes||1,287||(2,393||)||2,032||4,267|
|Income (loss) from equity method investees, net of taxes||885||(8,153||)||6,976||(4,818||)|
|Net loss (income) attributable to non-controlling interests in consolidated entities||(101||)||(211||)||212||79|
|Net loss attributable to Steel Excel Inc.||$||(2,411||)||$||(14,474||)||$||(5,026||)||$||(32,260||)|
|Basic income (loss) per share attributable to Steel Excel Inc.:|
|Diluted income (loss) per share attributable to Steel Excel Inc.:|
|Shares used in computing income (loss) per share:|
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CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|(in thousands, except par value)|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||84,568||$||31,707|
|Other current investments||3,000||—|
|Receivable from securities sales not settled||—||23,229|
|Accounts receivable (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $70 in 2016 and $38 in 2015)||12,537||10,614|
|Prepaid expenses and other current assets||4,187||3,937|
|Total current assets||197,474||187,315|
|Property and equipment, net||85,302||95,793|
|Intangible assets, net||15,893||20,219|
|Other long-term investments||511||3,555|
|Investments in equity method investees ($6,227 in 2016 and $21,954 in 2015 reported at fair value)||8,923||24,815|
|Deferred income taxes||269||—|
|Other long-term assets||515||531|
|Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity:|
|Accrued expenses and other liabilities||6,534||8,458|
|Financial instrument obligations||12,446||21,639|
|Current liabilities of discontinued operations||450||450|
|Total current liabilities||21,854||33,328|
|Long-term debt (net of unamortized debt issuance costs of $194 in 2016 and $280 in 2015)||42,752||42,666|
|Deferred income taxes||531||737|
|Other long-term liabilities||256||236|
|Commitments and contingencies|
Common stock ($0.001 par value, 18,000 shares authorized; 14,476
and 14,392 shares issued in 2016
|Additional paid-in capital||271,819||270,516|
|Accumulated other comprehensive loss||(2,302||)||(5,546||)|
|Treasury stock, at cost (4,176 and 3,045 shares in 2016 and 2015, respectively)||(97,261||)||(85,967||)|
|Total Steel Excel Inc. stockholders' equity||256,473||268,246|
|Total stockholders' equity||256,088||267,855|
|Total liabilities and stockholders' equity||$||321,481||$||344,822|
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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
|Nine Months Ended September 30,|
|Cash Flows From Operating Activities:|
|Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:|
|Loss (income) from equity method investees||(6,976||)||4,818|
|Stock-based compensation expense||1,598||2,338|
|Depreciation and amortization||15,823||17,768|
|Impairment of marketable securities||1,470||30,626|
|Deferred income tax benefit||(2,367||)||(5,230||)|
|Loss (gain) on sales of marketable securities||(594||)||1,430|
|Gain on financial instrument obligations||(119||)||(1,063||)|
|Loss on change to equity method at fair value||—||2,807|
|Gain on non-monetary exchange||—||(9,326||)|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Prepaid expenses and other assets||(281||)||(1,281||)|
|Accounts payable and other liabilities||(2,162||)||(2,568||)|
|Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities||(1,308||)||22,472|
|Cash Flows From Investing Activities:|
|Purchases of property and equipment||(1,619||)||(4,477||)|
|Proceeds from sale of property and equipment||808||39|
|Purchases of marketable securities||(13,113||)||(25,590||)|
|Proceeds from sales of marketable securities||47,246||39,446|
|Proceeds from sales of equity method investees||22,868||—|
|Proceeds from issuance of financial instrument obligations||144||374|
|Repayments of financial instrument obligations||(63||)||(451||)|
|Reclassification of restricted cash||9,193||1,140|
|Net cash provided by investing activities||65,464||10,481|
|Cash Flows From Financing Activities:|
|Repurchases of common stock - treasury shares||(11,294||)||(4,612||)|
|Repayments of capital lease obligations||—||(589||)|
|Repayments of long-term debt||—||(9,910||)|
|Net cash used in financing activities||(11,294||)||(15,111||)|
|Net increase in cash and cash equivalents||52,862||17,842|
|Effect of foreign currency translation on cash and cash equivalents||(1||)||(6||)|
|Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period||31,707||51,910|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||$||84,568||$||69,746|