GUADALAJARA, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:PAC) (BMV:GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) announces updated guidance figures for the twelve-month period of 2015 (January 1 to December 31):
|Traffic||23.0% - 25.0%|
|Aeronautical Revenue||38.0% - 40.0%|
|Non-Aeronautical Revenue||38.0% - 40.0%|
|Total Revenue||38.0% - 40.0%|
|EBITDA||35.0% - 37.0%|
|EBITDA margin||68.0% - 69.0%|
|Total CAPEX||Ps. 1,540 million|
The above figures are estimates on current assumptions that GAP management believes are reasonable and are subject to change over the course of the year based on various factors including: airline performance, domestic and international economic conditions, government regulations, as well as a number of other factors that could affect GAP’s traffic and financial results. Please refer to GAP’s Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2014, for a more extensive list of factors that could affect results.
EBITDA (earnings before interest expense, income taxes, depreciation and amortization) is not a standardized measure of performance or financial condition under the accounting principles contained in International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). This measure is not comparable to measures used by other entities.
1 Including Montego Bay Airport operations in Jamaica. This acquisition was effective in April, 2015
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 airports throughout Mexico’s Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six other mid-sized cities: Hermosillo, Guanajuato, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In February 2006, GAP’s shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”. In April 2015 GAP acquired 100% of Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L., which owns a majority stake of MJ Airports Limited, a company operating the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
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In accordance with Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and article 42 of the “Ley del Mercado de Valores”, GAP has implemented a “whistleblower” program, which allows complainants to anonymously and confidentially report suspected activities that may involve criminal conduct or violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party that is in charge of collecting these complaints, is 01-800-563-0047. The web site is http://www.lineadenuncia.org/gap. GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.