Quanta Services Reports Second Quarter Results
EPS Increased 21 percent from $0.14 to $0.17
HOUSTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2007.
Revenues in the second quarter of 2007 were $557.6 million compared to revenues of $514.0 million in the second quarter of 2006. For the second quarter of 2007, net income was $21.9 million or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to net income of $17.7 million or $0.14 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2006.
Revenues for the first six months of 2007 were $1.13 billion compared to $1.01 billion for the first half of 2006. For the first six months of 2007, the company reported net income of $53.1 million or $0.40 per diluted share, compared to net income of $25.5 million or $0.21 per diluted share in the first six months of last year. Excluding the positive effect of a settlement of a multi-year audit with the Internal Revenue Service during the first quarter of 2007, adjusted net income was $37.7 million and adjusted earnings per diluted share were $0.29 for the first six months of 2007. Adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per diluted share are non-GAAP measures.
"Our strong quarter, including 13 percent internal revenue growth from electric power and gas customers, reflects continued elevated spending by these customers. We are pleased with the results we achieved during the quarter despite experiencing extremely wet weather that hampered our performance in the South Central U.S.," said John R. Colson, chairman and chief executive officer of Quanta Services. "With backlog up $170 million or 13 percent compared to the second quarter of last year, we believe the future presents exciting growth opportunities for Quanta. We are in a strong position to support our customers as they focus on the delivery of reliable electric power and next-generation telecommunications services."
RECENT HIGHLIGHTS - -- Scheduled meeting of stockholders - In connection with Quanta's pending merger with InfraSource Services, Inc. (NYSE: IFS), Quanta has scheduled a special stockholder meeting for Aug. 30, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Central time at 1330 Post Oak Boulevard, Level 2, Central Plains Room, Houston, Texas, 77056. At the Quanta special meeting, Quanta stockholders will be asked to consider and vote on a proposal to approve the issuance of shares of Quanta common stock in the merger. InfraSource has scheduled a special stockholder meeting on the same day for InfraSource stockholders to consider and vote on a proposal to approve the merger. Upon approval by Quanta's and InfraSource's stockholders and satisfaction of the other customary closing conditions, Quanta can proceed with the consummation of the merger and the integration of InfraSource. -- Secured contract to help strengthen grid reliability - In July, Quanta secured a contract with Kenny Construction Company to install the transmission infrastructure for Allegheny Energy's 210-mile, 500,000- volt Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line (TrAIL) project. The new line, which spans Allegheny's service territory from southwestern Pennsylvania through West Virginia to northern Virginia, will strengthen the reliability of the power grid serving the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The project is currently in the planning and engineering phase with construction expected to begin in the summer of 2008 and be completed in 2010. -- Received customer award - Quanta's operating unit Trawick Construction Company was recognized as an outstanding supplier by AT&T Inc. Trawick Construction received the award for its contributions in the Teamwork category and for helping AT&T deliver outstanding service to its customers during the past year.
The following statements are based on current expectations. These statements are forward-looking, and actual results may differ materially. These statements do not include the potential impact on the third quarter of 2007 of any business combinations or divestitures that may be completed after June 30, 2007, such as the pending acquisition of InfraSource.
Quanta expects revenues for the third quarter of 2007 to range between $595 million and $615 million and diluted earnings per share to be between $0.20 and $0.21. These estimates include approximately $25 million of anticipated emergency restoration revenues for the third quarter of 2007.
Quanta Services has scheduled a conference call for Aug. 2, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. To participate in the call, dial (303) 262-2139 at least 10 minutes before the conference call begins and ask for the Quanta Services conference call. Investors, analysts and the general public also will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call over the Internet by visiting the company's Web site at www.quantaservices.com. To listen to the call live on the Web, please visit the Quanta Services Web site at least fifteen minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live webcast, an archive will be available shortly after the call on the company's Web site. A replay will also be available through Aug. 9 and may be accessed by calling (303) 590-3000 and using the pass code 11094322. For more information, please contact Karen Roan at DRG&E by calling (713) 529-6600. Reconciliations of non-GAAP to GAAP measures can also be found on the company's Web site at www.quantaservices.com in the "Financial News" section.
Quanta Services, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized contracting services, delivering end-to-end network solutions for the electric power, gas, telecommunications and cable television industries. The company's comprehensive services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining network infrastructure nationwide.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
These materials are not a substitute for the registration statement that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with the proposed acquisition of InfraSource or the joint proxy statement/prospectus sent to stockholders. INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ CAREFULLY THE FINAL JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS DATED JULY 26, 2007, WHICH WAS MAILED TO OUR STOCKHOLDERS ON OR ABOUT JULY 31, 2007, AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING DETAILED RISK FACTORS. The registration statement and other documentation filed by Quanta and InfraSource may be obtained, free of charge, on the SEC's Web site (http://www.sec.gov). This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any shares of Quanta or InfraSource common stock.
The final joint proxy statement/prospectus and such other documents (relating to Quanta) may also be obtained for free from Quanta's Web site at www.quantaservices.com or from Quanta by directing a request to Quanta Services, Inc., 1360 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2100, Houston, Texas, 77056, Attention: Corporate Secretary, or by phone at (713) 629-7600.
The final joint proxy statement/prospectus and such other documents (relating to InfraSource) may also be obtained for free from InfraSource by directing a request to InfraSource Services, Inc., 100 W. Sixth Street, Media, PA, 19063, Attention: General Counsel, or by phone at (610) 480-8000.
Participants in the Solicitation
Quanta, InfraSource and their respective directors, executive officers and certain members of management and employees may be considered "participants in the solicitation" of proxies from stockholders in connection with the acquisition. Information about Quanta, InfraSource and their respective directors and executive officers and their ownership of securities is set forth in the final joint proxy statement/prospectus.
This press release (and oral statements regarding the subjects of this release, including the conference call announced herein) contains forward- looking statements intended to qualify for the "safe harbor" from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward- looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to projected revenues and earnings per share and other projections of financial and operating results, capital expenditures, growth in particular markets, benefits of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, strategies and plans and whether and when transactions contemplated by the merger agreement with InfraSource will be consummated, as well as statements reflecting expectations, intentions, assumptions or beliefs about future events, and other statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Although Quanta's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. These statements can be affected by inaccurate assumptions and by a variety of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict or beyond our control, including, among others, quarterly variations in operating results; adverse changes in economic conditions and trends in relevant markets; the ability to effectively compete for market share; potential failure of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to result in increased spending on the electrical power transmission infrastructure; the failure to satisfy the conditions to the closing of the pending merger with InfraSource as contemplated by the merger agreement, including obtaining stockholder or regulatory approvals, or the failure to otherwise consummate the pending merger; unexpected costs or unexpected liabilities that may arise from the pending merger, whether or not consummated; the potential adverse impact to the businesses of the companies as a result of uncertainty surrounding the pending merger, including the inability to retain key personnel; the potential adverse effect of any conditions imposed in connection with consummation of the merger; the ability to successfully identify, complete and integrate acquisitions, including the pending merger with InfraSource; estimates and assumptions in determining financial results; the financial distress of Quanta's casualty insurance carrier that may require payment for losses that would otherwise be insured; potential exposure to environmental liabilities; liabilities for claims that are self-insured or for claims that Quanta's casualty insurance carrier fails to pay; potential liabilities relating to occupational health and safety matters; estimates relating to the use of percentage-of-completion accounting; dependence on fixed price contracts and the potential to incur losses with respect to these contracts; beliefs and assumptions about the collectibility of receivables; the inability of customers to pay for services; rapid technological and structural changes that could reduce the demand for services; the ability to obtain performance bonds; cancellation provisions within contracts and the risk that contracts are not renewed or are replaced on less favorable terms; the ability to attract skilled labor and retention of key personnel and qualified employees; the impact of a unionized workforce on operations and the ability to complete future acquisitions; potential shortage of skilled employees; growth outpacing infrastructure; potential exposure to environmental liabilities; risks associated with operating in international markets; requirements relating to governmental regulation and changes thereto; the ability to continue to meet the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; the cost of borrowing, availability of credit, debt covenant compliance and other factors affecting financing activities; the ability to generate internal growth; the adverse impact of goodwill impairments; the potential conversion of outstanding convertible subordinated notes; and other risks detailed in Quanta's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, Quanta's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2007 and any other documents of Quanta filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Should one or more of these risks materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of this date. Quanta does not undertake and expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For a discussion of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, investors are urged to refer to Quanta's documents filed with the SEC that are available through the company's web site at www.quantaservices.com or through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System (EDGAR) at www.sec.gov.
- Tables to follow - Quanta Services, Inc. and Subsidiaries Consolidated Statements of Operations For the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2007 and 2006 (In thousands, except per share information) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2007 2006 2007 2006 Revenues $557,600 $514,048 $1,132,480 $1,010,542 Cost of services 471,931 433,693 968,405 870,739 Gross profit 85,669 80,355 164,075 139,803 Selling, general & administrative expenses 47,310 46,550 96,542 88,734 Amortization of intangible assets 692 90 1,464 181 Income from operations 37,667 33,715 66,069 50,888 Interest expense (5,544) (9,794) (11,096) (15,678) Interest income 5,654 3,036 9,952 6,015 Gain on early extinguishment of debt -- 1,598 -- 1,598 Other, net 82 180 111 328 Income before taxes 37,859 28,735 65,036 43,151 Provision for taxes 15,993 11,075 11,966 17,633 Net income $ 21,866 $ 17,660 $53,070 $25,518 Earnings per share: Basic $0.18 $0.15 $0.45 $0.22 Diluted $0.17 $0.14 $0.40 $0.21 Shares used in computing earnings per share: Basic 118,578 117,152 118,306 116,840 Diluted 149,964 142,014 149,736 141,827 Non-GAAP measures: Adjusted net income N/A N/A $ 37,732 N/A Adjusted diluted earnings per share N/A N/A $0.29(a) N/A Shares used in computing adjusted diluted earnings per share N/A N/A 143,322(a) N/A (a) As a result of applying the if-converted method for calculating adjusted diluted earnings per share, shares have been adjusted assuming conversion of Quanta's 4.5% convertible subordinated notes, and adjusted net income has been adjusted upward by $4.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2007, for an addback of related interest expense, net of tax.
Note: The non-GAAP measures in this press release are provided to enable investors to evaluate performance excluding the effects of items that management believes impact the comparability of operating results between periods. The six month results for 2007 include the effect of $15.3 million in tax benefits, or $0.11 per diluted share, primarily associated with a reduction in the allowance for tax contingencies due to the settlement of a multi-year audit by the Internal Revenue Service during the first quarter of 2007.
Quanta Services, Inc. and Subsidiaries Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (In thousands) (Unaudited) June 30, December 31, 2007 2006 ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS: Cash and cash equivalents $405,792 $ 383,687 Accounts receivable, net 474,171 507,761 Costs and estimated earnings in excess of billings on uncompleted contracts 49,788 36,113 Inventories 23,394 28,768 Prepaid expenses and other current assets 33,860 34,300 Total current assets 987,005 990,629 PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, net 293,713 276,789 ACCOUNTS AND NOTES RECEIVABLE, net 6,376 7,815 OTHER ASSETS, net 33,821 31,981 OTHER INTANGIBLES, net 7,808 1,448 GOODWILL, net 353,707 330,495 Total assets $1,682,430 $1,639,157 LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY CURRENT LIABILITIES: Current maturities of long-term debt $33,380 $34,845 Accounts payable and accrued expenses 220,339 270,897 Billings in excess of costs and estimated earnings on uncompleted contracts 24,485 28,714 Total current liabilities 278,204 334,456 CONVERTIBLE SUBORDINATED NOTES 413,750 413,750 DEFERRED INCOME TAXES AND OTHER NON-CURRENT LIABILITIES 181,665 161,868 Total liabilities 873,619 910,074 STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY 808,811 729,083 Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $1,682,430 $1,639,157 Quanta Services, Inc. and Subsidiaries Information Used to Compute Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share (In thousands) (Unaudited) Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30, 2007 2006 2007 2006 Net income $ 21,866 $ 17,660 $53,070 $25,518 Effect of convertible subordinated notes under the "if converted" method - interest expense addback, net of taxes 3,199 2,230 6,398 4,460 Net income for diluted earnings per share $ 25,065 $ 19,890 $59,468 $29,978 Weighted average shares outstanding for basic earnings per share 118,578 117,152 118,306 116,840 Effect of dilutive stock options and restricted stock 734 625 778 750 Effect of convertible subordinated notes under the "if converted" method - weighted convertible shares issuable 30,652 24,237 30,652 24,237 Weighted average shares outstanding for diluted earnings per share 149,964 142,014 149,736 141,827 Contacts: James Haddox, CFO Ken Dennard / firstname.lastname@example.org Reba Reid Kip Rupp / email@example.com Quanta Services Inc. DRG&E 713-629-7600 713-529-6600
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Released August 2, 2007