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Section 1: 8-K (DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION 8-K)



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2018


DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

001-36436

95-3015862
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
250 Coromar Drive, Goleta, California 93117
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (805) 967-7611

 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  


Item 2.02.         Results of Operations and Financial Condition.  

On February 1, 2018, Deckers Outdoor Corporation issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2017, and held a conference call regarding these financial results. A copy of the press release is furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.1.   

The information in this Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01.         Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)   Exhibits.
 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1 Press Release, dated February 1, 2018


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:

February 1, 2018

 

 
 
 

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

 

 

/s/ Thomas A. George

Thomas A. George, Chief Financial Officer


EXHIBIT INDEX


Exhibit No.

Description

 

99.1

Press Release, dated February 1, 2018

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit 99.1

Deckers Brands Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results and Raises Guidance for Full Year Fiscal 2018

GOLETA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 1, 2018--Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2017.

Throughout this release, references to Non-GAAP financial measures exclude the impact of certain restructuring and other charges. Additional information regarding these Non-GAAP financial measures is set forth under the heading "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" below.

“Our third quarter results, which meaningfully exceeded expectations, underscore the progress we have made developing a stronger foundation to support profitable growth,” said Dave Powers, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Our refined product strategies, enhanced consumer messaging and wholesale account optimization efforts resulted in much stronger full price selling for our brand portfolio during the key holiday season. While more favorable weather also contributed to our year-over-year improvement, hard work by the entire organization enabled us to capitalize on additional upside opportunities. Looking ahead, I am confident that the successful execution of our profit improvement plan, combined with the recently passed tax reform, has Deckers in a great position to deliver increased value to our shareholders in the years ahead.”

Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Review


Brand Summary

Channel Summary (included in the brand sales numbers above)

Geographic Summary (included in the brand and channel sales numbers above)

Balance Sheet (December 31, 2017 as compared to December 31, 2016)

Stock Repurchase Program and Cash Repatriation

During the third quarter the Company repurchased approximately 361,000 shares of its common stock for a total of $24.7 million. As of December 31, 2017, the Company had $375.6 million remaining under its $400.0 million in stock repurchase authorizations. The Company still intends to repurchase approximately $75 million worth of stock prior to the end of fiscal year 2018.

The Company intends to repatriate $250.0 million by fiscal year end 2018. This preliminary estimate may be impacted by a number of additional considerations, including but not limited to clarifications or changes to the recently passed tax reform act, the issuance of the final regulations, our ongoing analysis of the new law and our actual earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018.

Full Year Fiscal 2018 Outlook for the Twelve Month Period Ending March 31, 2018

Deckers now expects fiscal year 2018 results to be:


Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Outlook for the Three Month Period Ending March 31, 2018

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

We present certain Non-GAAP financial measures in this press release, including constant currency, Non-GAAP SG&A expenses, Non-GAAP operating income and Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share, to provide information that may assist investors in understanding our financial results and assessing our prospects for future performance. We believe these Non-GAAP financial measures are important indicators of our operating performance because they exclude items that are unrelated to, and may not be indicative of, our core operating results, such as restructuring charges relating to retail store closures and office consolidations, and other charges relating to inventory write-downs, severance and asset impairments. In particular, we believe that the exclusion of certain costs and charges allows for a more meaningful comparison of our results from period to period. These Non-GAAP measures, as we calculate them, may not necessarily be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies and may not be appropriate measures for comparing the performance of other companies relative to Deckers. For example, in order to calculate our constant currency information, we calculate the current period financial information using the foreign currency exchange rates that were in effect during the previous comparable period, excluding the effects of foreign currency exchange rate hedges and re-measurements in the condensed consolidated balance sheets. These Non-GAAP financial results are not intended to represent, and should not be considered to be more meaningful measures than, or alternatives to, measures of operating performance as determined in accordance with GAAP. To the extent we utilize such Non-GAAP financial measures in the future, we expect to calculate them using a consistent method from period to period. A reconciliation of each of the financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures has been provided under the heading “Reconciliation of GAAP Financial Measures to Non-GAAP Financial Measures” in the financial statement tables included below.

Conference Call Information

The Company’s conference call to review the results for the third quarter 2018 will be broadcast live today, Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time and hosted at www.deckers.com. You can access the broadcast by clicking on the “Investor Information” tab and then clicking on the microphone icon at the top of the page.

About Deckers Brands

Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes UGG®, Koolaburra®, HOKA ONE ONE®, Teva® and Sanuk®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories through select department and specialty stores, Company-owned and operated retail stores, and select online stores, including Company-owned websites. Deckers Brands has a 40-year history of building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders attracting millions of loyal consumers globally. For more information, please visit www.deckers.com.


Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which statements are subject to considerable risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include all statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release, including statements regarding our anticipated financial performance, including our projected net sales, margins, expenses and earnings per share, as well as statements regarding our cost savings initiatives, product and brand strategies, and marketing and distribution plans. We have attempted to identify forward-looking statements by using words such as "anticipate," "believe," “could,” "estimate," "expected," "intend," "may," “plan,” “predict,” "project," "should," "will," or “would,” and similar expressions or the negative of these expressions.

Forward-looking statements represent our management’s current expectations and predictions about trends affecting our business and industry and are based on information available as of the time such statements are made. Although we do not make forward-looking statements unless we believe we have a reasonable basis for doing so, we cannot guarantee their accuracy or completeness. Forward-looking statements involve numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements predicted, assumed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Some of the risks and uncertainties that may cause our actual results to materially differ from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements are described in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, as well as in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Any forward-looking statement made by us in this press release is based only on information currently available to us and speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Except as required by applicable law or the listing rules of the New York Stock Exchange, we expressly disclaim any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, whether to conform such statements to actual results or changes in our expectations, or as a result of the availability of new information.


 

DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION
AND SUBSIDIARIES
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
(Unaudited)
(Amounts in thousands, except for per share data)
 
 
    Three-month period ended   Nine-month period ended
December 31, December 31,
2017 2016   2017   2016  
 

Net sales

$ 810,478 $ 760,345 $ 1,502,655 $ 1,420,682
Cost of sales 387,007 376,711   763,442   744,371  
Gross profit 423,471 383,634 739,213 676,311
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses 230,280 330,384   534,923   647,357  
Income from operations 193,191 53,250 204,290 28,954
 
Other expense, net 138 2,363   1,503   4,476  
Income before income taxes 193,053 50,887 202,787 24,478
 
Income tax expense 106,712 9,860   109,008   3,064  
Net income 86,341 41,027 93,779 21,414
 
Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax
Unrealized gain (loss) on foreign currency hedging 2,509 (1,399 ) (2,174 ) 620
Foreign currency translation adjustment 2,037 (13,067 ) 6,555   (10,224 )
Total other comprehensive income (loss) 4,546 (14,466 ) 4,381   (9,604 )
Comprehensive income $ 90,887 $ 26,561   $ 98,160   $ 11,810  
 
Net income per share:
Basic $ 2.71 $ 1.28 $ 2.93 $ 0.67
Diluted $ 2.69 $ 1.27 $ 2.91 $ 0.66
 
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:
Basic 31,863 31,973 31,956 32,018
Diluted 32,041 32,309 32,186 32,377
 

 

Reconciliation of GAAP Financial Measures to Non-GAAP Financial Measures

 
DECKERS BRANDS - GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliation  
For the Three Months Ended December 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016
(Amounts in thousands, except for per share data)  
(Unaudited)
 
         
Three-month period ended December 31, 2017
Non-GAAP
GAAP Measures Restructuring and Measures
(As Reported) Other Charges (1) (Excluding Items) (2)
Net sales $ 810,478 $ 810,478
Cost of sales 387,007   387,007

Gross profit

423,471 423,471
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses 230,280 (9,870 ) 220,410
Income from operations 193,191 9,870 203,061
 
Other expense, net 138   138
Income before income taxes 193,053 202,923
 
Income tax expense 106,712   43,728
Net income $ 86,341   $ 159,195
 
Net income per share:
Basic $ 2.71 $ 5.00
Diluted $ 2.69 $ 4.97
 
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:
Basic 31,863 31,863
Diluted 32,041 32,041
 

(1)

Amounts as of December 31, 2017 reflect restructuring, other charges related to organizational changes and the strategic review process.

(2)

The difference in GAAP and non-GAAP tax expense is primarily due to the recently enacted tax reform and subsequent deferred tax asset charge associated with the new lower domestic federal tax rate. The tax rate applied to the Non-GAAP measures is 21.5% for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2017.

 

 
    Three-month period ended December 31, 2016
  Non-GAAP
GAAP Measures Restructuring and Measures
(As Reported) Other Charges (1) (Excluding Items) (2)
Net sales $ 760,345 $ 760,345
Cost of sales 376,711   376,711
Gross profit 383,634 383,634
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses 330,384 (128,935 ) 201,449
Income from operations 53,250 128,935 182,185
 
Other expense, net 2,363   2,363
Income before income taxes 50,887 179,822
 
Income tax expense 9,860   47,092
Net income $ 41,027   $ 132,730
 
Net income per share:
Basic $ 1.28 $ 4.15
Diluted $ 1.27 $ 4.11
 
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:
Basic 31,973 31,973
Diluted 32,309 32,309
 

(1)

Amounts as of December 31, 2016 reflect charges related to restructuring costs as a result of retail store closures, office consolidations and the impairment of goodwill and patents related to the Sanuk brand.

(2)

The tax rate applied to the Non-GAAP measures is 26.2% for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. The difference from the GAAP tax rate is a result of the jurisdictional tax rates applied to the restructuring charges.

 


 

Reconciliation of GAAP Financial Measures to Non-GAAP Financial Measures

 
DECKERS BRANDS - GAAP to Non-GAAP Reconciliation
For the Nine Months Ended December 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016  
(Amounts in thousands, except for per share data)    
(Unaudited)
 
         
Nine-month period ended December 31, 2017
Non-GAAP
GAAP Measures Restructuring and Measures
(As Reported) Other Charges (1) (Excluding Items) (2)
Net sales $ 1,502,655 $ 1,502,655
Cost of sales 763,442   763,442
Gross profit 739,213 739,213
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses 534,923 (12,278 ) 522,645
Income from operations 204,290 12,278 216,568
 
Other expense, net 1,503   1,503
Income before income taxes 202,787 215,065
 
Income tax expense 109,008   47,085
Net income $ 93,779   $ 167,980
 
Net income per share:
Basic $ 2.93 $ 5.26
Diluted $ 2.91 $ 5.22
 
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:
Basic 31,956 31,956
Diluted 32,186 32,186
 

(1)

Amounts as of December 31, 2017 reflect charges related to restructuring costs, other charges related to organizational changes and the strategic review process.

(2)

The difference in GAAP and non-GAAP tax expense is primarily due to the recently enacted tax reform and subsequent deferred tax asset charge associated with the new lower domestic federal tax rate. The tax rate applied to the Non-GAAP measures is 21.9% for the nine months ended December 31, 2017.

 

 
Nine-month period ended December 31, 2016
  Non-GAAP
GAAP Measures Restructuring and Measures
(As Reported) Other Charges (1) (Excluding Items) (2)
Net sales     $ 1,420,682 $ 1,420,682
Cost of sales 744,371   744,371
Gross profit 676,311 676,311
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses 647,357 (131,570 ) 515,787
Income from operations 28,954 131,570 160,524
 
Other expense, net 4,476   4,476
Income before income taxes 24,478 156,048
 
Income tax expense 3,064   40,960
Net income $ 21,414   $ 115,088
 
Net income per share:
Basic $ 0.67 $ 3.59
Diluted $ 0.66 $ 3.55
 
Weighted-average common shares outstanding:
Basic 32,018 32,018
Diluted 32,377 32,377
 

(1)

Amounts as of December 31, 2016 reflect charges related to restructuring costs as a result of retail store closures, office consolidations and the impairment of goodwill and patents related to the Sanuk brand.

(2)

The tax rate applied to the Non-GAAP measures is 26.2% for the nine months ended December 31, 2016. The difference from the GAAP tax rate is a result of the jurisdictional tax rates applied to the restructuring charges.

 


 
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION
AND SUBSIDIARIES
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Unaudited)
(Amounts in thousands)
 
   
December 31, March 31,
  Assets 2017 2017
 
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 493,002 $ 291,764
Trade accounts receivable, net 232,594 158,643
Inventories, net 396,309 298,851
Other current assets 62,994 71,563
Total current assets 1,184,899 820,821
 
Property and equipment, net 215,847 225,531
Other noncurrent assets 130,217 145,428
 
Total assets $ 1,530,963 $ 1,191,780
 
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
 
Current liabilities:
Short-term borrowings $ 571 $ 549
Trade accounts payable 199,320 95,893
Other current liabilities 164,918 62,609
Total current liabilities 364,809 159,051
 
Long-term liabilities:
Mortgage payable 31,656 32,082
Other liabilities 101,629 46,392
Total long-term liabilities 133,285 78,474
 
Total stockholders' equity 1,032,869 954,255
 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 1,530,963 $ 1,191,780
 

CONTACT:
Investor Contact:
Deckers Brands
Steve Fasching, 805.967.7611
VP, Strategy & Investor Relations

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