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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
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): October 29, 2019

Kellogg Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
1-4171
 
38-0710690
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One Kellogg Square
Battle Creek, Michigan 49016-3599
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(269) 961-2000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(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 (see General Instruction A.2 below):
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.25 par value per share
K
New York Stock Exchange
1.750% Senior Notes due 2021
K 21
New York Stock Exchange
0.800% Senior Notes due 2022
K 22A
New York Stock Exchange
1.000% Senior Notes due 2024
K 24
New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Senior Notes due 2025
K 25
New York Stock Exchange
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §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.
The information in this Current Report, including the attached Exhibit, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
On October 29, 2019 Kellogg Company issued a press release announcing financial results for the period ended September 28, 2019, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.
Description
Press Release dated October 29, 2019.
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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.
 
 
 
 
 
KELLOGG COMPANY
 
 
Date: October 29, 2019
 
/s/ Amit Banati
 
 
Name: Amit Banati
 
 
Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit

Exhibit 99.1
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Kellogg Company
 
Financial News Release
 
 
 
Analyst Contact:
 
John Renwick, CFA (269) 961-9050
 
Jamie Duies, CFA (269) 961-2486
 
 
 
Media Contact:
 
Kris Bahner (269) 961-3799
 
 


Kellogg Company Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results, Reaffirms Financial Outlook
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - October 29, 2019 - Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) today announced third-quarter 2019 results and reaffirmed its full-year financial guidance.
Highlights:
As previously announced, completed divestiture in late July, which adversely impacted reported results.

Due to the divestiture, reported net sales declined by approximately (3)% in the quarter.

Organic net sales growth, which excludes the impact of the divestiture and currency translation, exceeded 2% in the quarter.

Growth momentum was sustained in snacks, frozen foods, and emerging markets.

The Company reaffirmed its full-year 2019 guidance for net sales, operating profit, earnings per share and cash flow.


"We remain squarely on strategy and on plan, and this is reflected in our third quarter results," said Steve Cahillane, Kellogg Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our reshaped portfolio is doing what it is intended to do, focusing on our higher growth categories and markets. We have revitalized key brands through improved brand-building and enhanced innovation. And, as we move past our heaviest investments and costs, we are on track for delivering gradual improvement in profitability. While fully recognizing that we still have work to do, I'm very pleased with our progress."

* Guidance and goals expressed in this press release are on an or currency-neutral basis, and adjusted to exclude restructuring charges, mark-to-market adjustments of pensions (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded) and various financial instruments, and other costs impacting comparability. Organic basis also excludes acquisitions, divestitures, and differences in shipping days. Expected net sales, margins, operating profit, and earnings per share are provided on a non-GAAP basis only because certain information necessary to calculate such measures on a GAAP basis is unavailable, dependent on future events outside of our control and cannot be predicted without unreasonable efforts by the Company. Please refer to the "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" section included later in this press release for a further discussion of our use of non-GAAP measures, including quantification of known expected adjustment items. The company will use the term "low single digit" to refer to percent changes of up to 3%, "mid single-digit" to refer to percent changes between 4% and 6%, "high single-digit" to refer to percent changes between 7% up to 10%, and "double-digit" to refer to percent changes of 10% or more.




Financial Summary:
 
Quarter ended
 
Year-to-date period ended
(millions, except per share data)
 
September 28, 2019
 
September 29, 2018
 
%
Change
 
September 28, 2019
 
September 29, 2018
 
%
Change
Reported Net Sales
 
$
3,372

 
$
3,469

 
(2.8
)%
 
$
10,355

 
$
10,230

 
1.2
 %
Currency-Neutral Net Sales *
 
$
3,416

 
$
3,469

 
(1.5
)%
 
$
10,585

 
$
10,230

 
3.5
 %
Organic Net Sales *
 
$
3,416

 
$
3,337

 
2.4
 %
 
$
10,265

 
$
10,098

 
1.6
 %
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reported Operating Profit
 
$
263

 
$
396

 
(33.4
)%
 
$
1,041

 
$
1,380

 
(24.5
)%
Adjusted Operating Profit *
 
$
444

 
$
471

 
(5.7
)%
 
$
1,361

 
$
1,447

 
(5.9
)%
Currency-Neutral Adjusted Operating Profit *
 
$
450

 
$
471

 
(4.4
)%
 
$
1,385

 
$
1,447

 
(4.3
)%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reported Diluted Earnings Per Share
 
$
0.72

 
$
1.09

 
(33.9
)%
 
$
2.38

 
$
4.07

 
(41.5
)%
Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share *
 
$
1.03

 
$
1.06

 
(2.8
)%
 
$
3.03

 
$
3.42

 
(11.4
)%
Currency-Neutral Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share *
 
$
1.05

 
$
1.06

 
(0.9
)%
 
$
3.10

 
$
3.42

 
(9.4
)%
* Non-GAAP financial measure. See "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" section and "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts" tables within this release for important information regarding these measures.
Third Quarter Consolidated Results
Kellogg’s third quarter 2019 GAAP (or "reported") net sales decreased by approximately 3% year on year. The absence of two months of results in the quarter from the late July divestiture of the Company's cookies, fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cones businesses pulled down net sales by nearly 4%, while adverse currency translation negatively impacted net sales by more than 1%. On an organic basis, net sales increased by more than 2%.
For the first nine months, reported net sales increased by more than 1%, as negative impacts from currency translation and the July 2019 divestiture were more than offset by organic growth and the May 2018 consolidation of Multipro, the company's distributor in West Africa. On an organic basis, net sales increased by almost 2%, largely due to positive price realization.
Reported operating profit in the third quarter decreased by approximately 33% versus the year-ago quarter, largely due to the recognition of withdrawal liabilities related to the company's exit from certain multi-employer pension plans, payable over the course of up to twenty years. On an adjusted basis, operating profit decreased by approximately 6%, owing primarily to the absence of the divested businesses' results, as well as unfavorable currency translation. Excluding currency translation, adjusted operating profit declined by approximately 4%, principally reflecting cost pressures and investments.
For the first nine months, reported operating profit decreased by 25%, primarily due to certain multi-employer pension withdrawal liabilities, as well as business and portfolio realignment charges. On an adjusted basis, operating profit decreased by 6%, principally due to higher input costs, investments in capabilities, the absence of results from the divested businesses, and adverse currency translation. Excluding currency translation, adjusted operating profit declined by approximately 4%, reflecting cost pressures and investments.
Reported earnings per share decreased by approximately 34% from the prior-year quarter, owing primarily to certain multi-employer pension withdrawal liabilities. On an adjusted basis, earnings per share declined by about 3%, due to the absence of results from the divested businesses, as well as adverse currency translation. On a currency-neutral basis, adjusted earnings per share declined less than 1%, as the divestiture impact and cost pressures on currency-neutral operating profit more than offset a benefit from the favorable resolution of uncertain tax positions.
For the first nine months, earnings per share decreased by approximately 42% on a reported basis, mainly reflecting certain multi-employer pension withdrawal liabilities, as well as business and portfolio realignment

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charges. Earnings per share were down 11% on an adjusted basis, and down approximately 9% on a currency-neutral adjusted basis, owing to cost pressures and investments, the absence of two months of results from the divested businesses, the lapping of prior period tax benefits, and the negative impact on pension expense of a beginning-of-year pension asset base reduced by last December's financial markets decline.
Third Quarter Business Performance
Please refer to the segment tables in the back of this document.
Kellogg Company's reported net sales in the third quarter declined due to the absence of two months of results from the businesses that were divested in late July, as well as negative foreign currency translation. On an organic basis, net sales growth was broad-based and led by improved price realization. The Company points to organic net sales growth as the most tangible evidence that its Deploy For Growth strategy is continuing to gain traction. As expected, reported operating profit was weighed down by cost pressures and investments, but most of the decline was due to certain multi-employer pension withdrawal liabilities and business and portfolio realignment charges, partially offset by a reduction in Project K restructuring charges. This third quarter performance offers improved confidence in the rest of the year, enabling the Company to reaffirm full-year guidance.
Kellogg North America’s reported net sales in the third quarter decreased by 6% primarily due to the absence of results from the divested businesses. On an organic basis, net sales growth was slightly positive, featuring price realization and sustained consumption growth in five of six major categories. In snacks, reported net sales declined because of the divestiture, while organic net sales growth was supported by consumption growth momentum in key brands such as Pringles, Cheez-It, Rice Krispies Treats, and Pop-Tarts. Frozen foods net sales growth and consumption growth were led by innovation, increasing consumer awareness of plant-based meat alternatives, and effective commercial programs, for MorningStar Farms veggie foods. Cereal net sales and consumption declined on category softness and only a gradual return to brand building activity following a pack-size harmonization in the first half of the year. Kellogg North America's operating profit decreased by 37% on a reported basis, largely due to certain multi-employer pension withdrawal liabilities and the absence of results from the divested businesses, partially offset by a reduction in Project K restructuring charges. On a currency-neutral adjusted basis, operating profit declined by nearly 6%, with the divestiture's impact accounting for more than 6 percentage points of this decline.
Kellogg Europe recorded a 1% decrease in reported net sales because of unfavorable currency translation, while net sales grew approximately 4% on a currency-neutral basis, supported by improved in-market performance. Consumption growth was again led by momentum in Pringles, which continued to grow in key markets behind innovation, effective brand building, and new pack formats. Cereal consumption increased slightly in the Region, led by the U.K. and Russia. Wholesome snacks continued toward stabilization with consumption declines that moderated in the quarter. Kellogg Europe's operating profit increased 9% on a reported basis, as a reduction in Project K restructuring charges more than offset the impact of promotional timing and cost pressures. On a currency-neutral adjusted basis, operating profit declined by 5%.
Kellogg Latin America delivered a 2% increase in reported net sales, despite negative currency translation. On a currency-neutral basis, net sales increased by 5%, with broad-based growth in cereal and snacks. Operating profit for the region declined 15%, with results weighed down by charges related to Project K and by negative currency translation. On a currency-neutral adjusted basis, operating profit declined by 5%, largely due to higher input and distribution costs.
Kellogg Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa ("AMEA") reported net sales growth of 6%, despite negative currency translation. On a currency-neutral basis, net sales increased by nearly 8%, led by momentum in Africa and the Middle East, and featuring growth in snacks, cereal, and noodles.  Kellogg AMEA recorded a 15% increase in reported operating profit, aided by the favorable reversal of an excise tax accrual, and higher net sales, but partially offset by adverse currency translation and cost pressures. On a currency-neutral adjusted basis, its operating profit grew 18%.

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Kellogg Reaffirms Full-Year Financial Guidance
Kellogg Company reaffirmed full-year financial guidance. Specifically:
Net sales growth is still expected to be +1-2% year on year on both a currency-neutral and organic basis.

Currency-neutral adjusted operating profit expectations continue to be for a decline in the range of (4)% to (5)%, primarily reflecting the impact of the divestiture.

Currency-neutral adjusted EPS is expected to decline by approximately (10)% primarily reflecting the lapping of year-ago tax benefits, lower other income related to beginning-of-year pension assets, and the impact of the divestiture. This represents the favorable end of the previously communicated guidance range of (10)% to (11)% as it reflects a lower than expected tax rate in the third quarter and better than expected other income.

Cash flow is expected to be approximately $0.5 billion for the year, primarily reflecting the impact of the divestiture.
Conference Call / Webcast
Kellogg will host a conference call to discuss results and outlook on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call and accompanying presentation slides will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://investor.kelloggs.com. Analysts and institutional investors may participate in the Q&A session by dialing (855) 209-8258 in the U.S., and (412) 542-4104 outside of the U.S. Members of the media and the public are invited to attend in a listen-only mode. Information regarding the rebroadcast is available at http://investor.kelloggs.com.

About Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we strive to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter. Our beloved brands include Pringles®, Cheez-It®, Special K®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats®, Kashi®, RXBAR® and more. Net sales in 2018 were approximately $13.5 billion, comprised principally of snacks and convenience foods like cereal and frozen foods. Kellogg brands are beloved in markets around the world. We are also a company with Heart & Soul, committed to creating Better Days for 3 billion people by the end of 2030 through our Kellogg’s® Better Days global purpose platform. Visit www.KelloggCompany.com or www.OpenforBreakfast.com.


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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
This filing includes non-GAAP financial measures that we provide to management and investors that exclude certain items that we do not consider part of on-going operations. Items excluded from our non-GAAP financial measures are discussed in the "Significant items impacting comparability" section of this filing. Our management team consistently utilizes a combination of GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate business results, to make decisions regarding the future direction of our business, and for resource allocation decisions, including incentive compensation. As a result, we believe the presentation of both GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures provides investors with increased transparency into financial measures used by our management team and improves investors’ understanding of our underlying operating performance and in their analysis of ongoing operating trends. All historic non-GAAP financial measures have been reconciled with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.
    
Non-GAAP financial measures used include currency-neutral and organic net sales, adjusted and currency-neutral adjusted operating profit, adjusted and currency-neutral adjusted diluted EPS, currency-neutral adjusted gross profit, currency-neutral adjusted gross margin, and cash flow. We determine currency-neutral results by dividing or multiplying, as appropriate, the current-period local currency operating results by the currency exchange rates used to translate our financial statements in the comparable prior-year period to determine what the current period U.S. dollar operating results would have been if the currency exchange rate had not changed from the comparable prior-year period. These non-GAAP financial measures may not be comparable to similar measures used by other companies.

Currency-neutral net sales and organic net sales: We adjust the GAAP financial measure to exclude the impact of foreign currency, resulting in currency-neutral net sales. In addition, we exclude the impact of acquisitions, divestitures, foreign currency, and differences in shipping days resulting in organic net sales. We excluded the items which we believe may obscure trends in our underlying net sales performance. By providing these non-GAAP net sales measures, management intends to provide investors with a meaningful, consistent comparison of net sales performance for the Company and each of our reportable segments for the periods presented. Management uses these non-GAAP measures to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives behind net sales growth, pricing realization, and the impact of mix on our business results. These non-GAAP measures are also used to make decisions regarding the future direction of our business, and for resource allocation decisions.
Adjusted operating profit and diluted EPS: We adjust the GAAP financial measures to exclude the effect of restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments for pension plans (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), commodities and certain foreign currency contracts, multi-employer pension plan exit liabilities, the gain on the divestiture of our cookies, fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cone businesses, and other costs impacting comparability. We excluded the items which we believe may obscure trends in our underlying profitability. By providing these non-GAAP profitability measures, management intends to provide investors with a meaningful, consistent comparison of the Company's profitability measures for the periods presented. Management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives intended to improve profitability, as well as to evaluate the impacts of inflationary pressures and decisions to invest in new initiatives within each of our segments.
Currency-neutral adjusted gross profit, gross margin, operating profit, and diluted EPS: We adjust the GAAP financial measures to exclude the effect of restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments for pension plans (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), commodities and certain foreign currency contracts, multi-employer pension plan exit liabilities, the gain on the divestiture of our cookies, fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cone businesses, other costs impacting comparability, and foreign currency, resulting in currency-neutral adjusted. We excluded the items which we believe may obscure trends in our underlying profitability. By

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providing these non-GAAP profitability measures, management intends to provide investors with a meaningful, consistent comparison of the Company's profitability measures for the periods presented. Management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives intended to improve profitability, as well as to evaluate the impacts of inflationary pressures and decisions to invest in new initiatives within each of our segments.
Adjusted Other income (expense), net: We adjust the GAAP financial measure to exclude the effect of restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments for pension plans (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), commodities and certain foreign currency contracts, the gain on the divestiture of our selected cookies, fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cone businesses, and other costs impacting comparability. We excluded the items which we believe may obscure trends in our underlying profitability. By providing this non-GAAP measure, management intends to provide investors with a meaningful, consistent comparison of the Company's Other income (expense), net, excluding the impact of the items noted above, for the periods presented. Management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives intended to improve profitability.
Adjusted effective income tax rate: We adjust the GAAP financial measures to exclude the effect of restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments for pension plans (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), commodities and certain foreign currency contracts, multi-employer pension plan exit liabilities, the gain on the divestiture of our selected cookies, fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cone businesses, and other costs impacting comparability. We excluded the items which we believe may obscure trends in our pre-tax income and the related tax effect of those items on our adjusted effective income tax rate. By providing this non-GAAP measure, management intends to provide investors with a meaningful, consistent comparison of the Company's effective tax rate, excluding the pre-tax income and tax effect of the items noted above, for the periods presented. Management uses this non-GAAP measure to monitor the effectiveness of initiatives in place to optimize our global tax rate.
Cash flow: Defined as net cash provided by operating activities reduced by expenditures for property additions. Cash flow does not represent the residual cash flow available for discretionary expenditures. We use this non-GAAP financial measure of cash flow to focus management and investors on the amount of cash available for debt repayment, dividend distributions, acquisition opportunities, and share repurchases once all of the Company’s business needs and obligations are met. Additionally, certain performance-based compensation includes a component of this non-GAAP measure.
These measures have not been calculated in accordance with GAAP and should not be viewed as a substitute for GAAP reporting measures.
    
Forward-looking guidance for currency-neutral net sales, organic net sales, currency-neutral adjusted operating profit, currency-neutral diluted EPS, and cash flow is included in this press release. Guidance for net sales excludes the impact of foreign currency translation. Guidance for operating profit excludes the impact of costs related to restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), multi-employer pension plan exit liabilities, and other items that could affect comparability, and foreign currency translation. Guidance for earnings per share excludes the impact of costs related to restructuring programs, mark-to-market adjustments (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), multi-employer pension plan exit liabilities, the gain on the divestiture of selected cookies fruit snacks, pie crusts, and ice cream cone businesses, and other items that could affect comparability, and foreign currency translation. We have provided these non-GAAP measures for future guidance for the same reasons that were outlined above for historical non-GAAP measures.

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We are unable to reasonably estimate the potential full-year financial impact of mark-to-market adjustments because these impacts are dependent on future changes in market conditions (interest rates, return on assets, and commodity prices) or future decisions to be made by our management team and Board of Directors. Additionally, we are unable to reasonably estimate the potential full-year financial impacts of Brexit because of uncertainties in outcomes. Similarly, because of volatility in foreign exchange rates and shifts in country mix of our international earnings, we are unable to reasonably estimate the potential full-year financial impact of foreign currency translation. 
 
As a result, these impacts are not included in the guidance provided. Therefore, we are unable to provide a full reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures used in our guidance without unreasonable effort as certain information necessary to calculate such measure on a GAAP basis is unavailable, dependent on future events outside of our control and cannot be predicted without unreasonable efforts by the Company.
    See the table below that outlines the projected impact of certain other items that are excluded from non-GAAP guidance for 2019:
Impact of certain items excluded from Non-GAAP guidance:
Net Sales
Operating Profit
Earnings Per Share
Project K (pre-tax)
 
~$50M
~$0.15
Business and portfolio realignment (pre-tax)
 
~$170-180M
~$0.50-$0.53
Multi-employer pension plans exit liabilities (pre-tax)
 
$132M
$0.39
Income tax impact applicable to adjustments, net**
 
 
~$0.24
Currency-neutral adjusted guidance*
1-2%
(4)-(5)%
~(10)%
Subtract: Acquisitions
2%
 
 
Add Back: Divestiture
~(2)-(3)%
 
 
Organic guidance
1-2%
 
 
* 2019 full year guidance for net sales, operating profit, and earnings per share are provided on a non-GAAP basis only because certain information necessary to calculate such measures on a GAAP basis is unavailable, dependent on future events outside of our control and cannot be predicted without unreasonable efforts by the Company. These items for 2019 include impacts of Brexit, and mark-to-market adjustments for pension plans (service cost, interest cost, expected return on plan assets, and other net periodic pension costs are not excluded), commodities and certain foreign currency contracts. The Company is providing quantification of known adjustment items where available.

** Represents the estimated income tax effect on the reconciling items, using weighted-average statutory tax rates, depending upon the applicable jurisdiction.


Reconciliation of Non-GAAP amounts - Cash Flow Guidance
 
(billions)
 
 
Full Year 2019
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities
~$1.0
Additions to properties
~(0.5)
Cash Flow
~$0.5

Forward-Looking Statements Disclosure
This news release contains, or incorporates by reference, “forward-looking statements” with projections concerning, among other things, the Company’s efficiency-and-effectiveness program (Project K), the integration of acquired businesses, the Company’s strategy, and the Company’s sales, earnings, margin, operating profit, costs and expenditures, interest expense, tax rate, capital expenditure, dividends, cash flow, debt reduction, share repurchases, costs, charges, rates of return, brand building, ROIC, working capital, growth, new products, innovation, cost reduction projects, workforce reductions, savings, and competitive pressures. Forward looking statements include predictions of future results or activities and may contain the words “expects,” “believes,”

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“should,” “will,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “estimates,” “implies,” “can,” or words or phrases of similar meaning. The Company’s actual results or activities may differ materially from these predictions. The Company’s future results could also be affected by a variety of factors, including the expected benefits and costs of the divestiture of selected cookies, fruit and fruit flavored-snacks, pie crusts, and ice-cream cones businesses of the Company, the risk that disruptions from the divestiture will divert management's focus or harm the Company’s business, risks relating to any unforeseen changes to or effects on liabilities, future capital expenditures, revenues, expenses, earnings, synergies, indebtedness, financial condition, losses and future prospects, risks associated with the Company’s provision of transition services to the divested businesses post-closing, the ability to implement restructurings as planned, whether the expected amount of costs associated with restructurings will differ from forecasts, whether the Company will be able to realize the anticipated benefits from restructurings in the amounts and times expected, the ability to realize the anticipated benefits and synergies from business acquisitions in the amounts and at the times expected, the impact of competitive conditions; the effectiveness of pricing, advertising, and promotional programs; the success of innovation, renovation and new product introductions; the recoverability of the carrying value of goodwill and other intangibles; the success of productivity improvements and business transitions; commodity and energy prices; transportation costs; labor costs; disruptions or inefficiencies in supply chain; the availability of and interest rates on short-term and long-term financing; actual market performance of benefit plan trust investments; the levels of spending on systems initiatives, properties, business opportunities, integration of acquired businesses, and other general and administrative costs; changes in consumer behavior and preferences; the effect of U.S. and foreign economic conditions on items such as interest rates, statutory tax rates, currency conversion and availability; legal and regulatory factors including changes in food safety, advertising and labeling laws and regulations; the ultimate impact of product recalls; business disruption or other losses from war, terrorist acts or political unrest; and other items.

Additional information concerning these and other factors can be found in our filings with the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10- Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K.

Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they were made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update them publicly.

[Kellogg Company Financial News]


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Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME
(millions, except per share data)
 
 
 
Quarter ended
 
Year-to-date period ended
(Results are unaudited)
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
Net sales
 
$
3,372

 
$
3,469

 
$
10,355

 
$
10,230

Cost of goods sold
 
2,372

 
2,293

 
7,062

 
6,593

Selling, general and administrative expense
 
737

 
780

 
2,252

 
2,257

Operating profit
 
263

 
396

 
1,041

 
1,380

Interest expense
 
72

 
72

 
221

 
213

Other income (expense), net
 
150

 
130

 
247

 
269

Income before income taxes
 
341

 
454

 
1,067

 
1,436

Income taxes
 
91

 
69

 
237

 
206

Earnings (loss) from unconsolidated entities
 
(2
)
 
(2
)
 
(5
)
 
196

Net income
 
248

 
383

 
825

 
1,426

Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
 
1

 
3

 
10

 
6

Net income attributable to Kellogg Company
 
$
247

 
$
380

 
$
815

 
$
1,420

Per share amounts:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic earnings
 
$
0.73

 
$
1.10

 
$
2.39

 
$
4.10

Diluted earnings
 
$
0.72

 
$
1.09

 
$
2.38

 
$
4.07

Average shares outstanding:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
 
341

 
347

 
341

 
346

Diluted
 
342

 
349

 
342

 
349

Actual shares outstanding at period end
 
 
 
 
 
341

 
347



9



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
(millions) 
 
 
Year-to-date period ended
(unaudited)
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
Operating activities
 
 
 
 
Net income
 
$
825

 
$
1,426

Adjustments to reconcile net income to operating cash flows:
 
 
 
 
Depreciation and amortization
 
360

 
374

Postretirement benefit plan expense (benefit)
 
(158
)
 
(188
)
Deferred income taxes
 
(206
)
 
99

Stock compensation
 
42

 
42

Multi-employer pension plan exit liability
 
132

 

Gain from unconsolidated entities, net
 

 
(200
)
Other
 
(70
)
 
(91
)
Postretirement benefit plan contributions
 
(19
)
 
(279
)
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions:
 
 
 
 
      Trade receivables
 
(253
)
 
(139
)
      Inventories
 
16

 
(67
)
      Accounts payable
 

 
103

      All other current assets and liabilities
 
256

 
(154
)
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities
 
925

 
926

Investing activities
 
 
 
 
Additions to properties
 
(436
)
 
(389
)
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired
 
(8
)
 
(28
)
Investments in unconsolidated entities
 

 
(389
)
Acquisition of cost method investments
 

 
(6
)
Divestiture
 
1,332

 

Purchases of available for sale securities
 
(18
)
 

Sales of available for sale securities
 
83

 

Other
 
(22
)
 
27

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities
 
931

 
(785
)
Financing activities
 
 
 
 
Net issuances (reductions) of notes payable
 
9

 
(198
)
Issuances of long-term debt
 
40

 
993

Reductions of long-term debt
 
(1,000
)
 
(401
)
Debt redemption costs
 
(17
)
 

Net issuances of common stock
 
40

 
160

Common stock repurchases
 
(220
)
 
(120
)
Cash dividends
 
(574
)
 
(568
)
Other
 
(9
)
 
(2
)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities
 
(1,731
)
 
(136
)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
 
7

 
23

Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents
 
132

 
28

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period
 
321

 
281

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period
 
$
453

 
$
309


 

10



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET
(millions, except per share data)
 
 
 
September 28,
2019
 
December 29,
2018
 
 
(unaudited)
 
*
Current assets
 
 
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
 
$
453

 
$
321

Accounts receivable, net
 
1,643

 
1,375

Inventories
 
1,200

 
1,330

Other current assets
 
196

 
131

Total current assets
 
3,492

 
3,157

Property, net
 
3,493

 
3,731

Operating lease right-of-use assets
 
464

 

Goodwill
 
5,842

 
6,050

Other intangibles, net
 
2,572

 
3,361

Investments in unconsolidated entities
 
405

 
413

Other assets
 
1,231

 
1,068

Total assets
 
$
17,499

 
$
17,780

Current liabilities
 
 
 
 
Current maturities of long-term debt
 
$
6

 
$
510

Notes payable
 
185

 
176

Accounts payable
 
2,338

 
2,427

Current operating lease liabilities
 
105

 

Other current liabilities
 
1,755

 
1,416

Total current liabilities
 
4,389

 
4,529

Long-term debt
 
7,683

 
8,207

Operating lease liabilities
 
366

 

Deferred income taxes
 
589

 
730

Pension liability
 
605

 
651

Other liabilities
 
579

 
504

Commitments and contingencies
 
 
 
 
Equity
 
 
 
 
Common stock, $.25 par value
 
105

 
105

Capital in excess of par value
 
909

 
895

Retained earnings
 
7,910

 
7,652

Treasury stock, at cost
 
(4,714
)
 
(4,551
)
Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)
 
(1,483
)
 
(1,500
)
Total Kellogg Company equity
 
2,727

 
2,601

Noncontrolling interests
 
561

 
558

Total equity
 
3,288

 
3,159

Total liabilities and equity
 
$
17,499

 
$
17,780

 * Condensed from audited financial statements.
 

11



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Adjustments to Reconcile Reported Results to Currency-Neutral Adjusted Results
(millions, except per share data)
 
Quarter ended September 28, 2019
(Results are unaudited)
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general and administrative expense
Operating profit
Other income (expense)
Income taxes
Earnings (loss) from unconsolidated entities
Net income (loss) attributable to Kellogg
Per share amount: Diluted
Mark-to-market (pre-tax)
$
12

$
(1
)
$
(11
)
$
32

$

$

$
21

$
0.06

Project K (pre-tax)
13

2

(15
)



(15
)
(0.04
)
Brexit impacts (pre-tax)
1


(1
)



(1
)

Business and portfolio realignment (pre-tax)
3

18

(21
)



(21
)
(0.06
)
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability (pre-tax)
132


(132
)



(132
)
(0.39
)
Gain on divestiture (pre-tax)



55



55

0.16

Income tax impact applicable to adjustments, net*




13


(13
)
(0.04
)
Foreign currency impact
(28
)
(10
)
(6
)
(1
)
(1
)

(6
)
(0.02
)
Adjustments to adjusted basis
$
133

$
9

$
(186
)
$
86

$
12

$

$
(112
)
$
(0.33
)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarter ended September 29, 2018
(Results are unaudited)
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general and administrative expense
Operating profit
Other income (expense)
Income taxes
Earnings (loss) from unconsolidated entities
Net income (loss) attributable to Kellogg
Per share amount: Diluted
Mark-to-market (pre-tax)
$
10

$
1

$
(11
)
$
36

$

$

$
25

$
0.07

Project K (pre-tax)
49

15

(64
)
30



(34
)
(0.10
)
Income tax impact applicable to adjustments, net*




(4
)

4

0.01

Adoption of U.S.Tax Reform




(16
)

16

0.05

Gain from unconsolidated entities, net








Adjustments to adjusted basis
$
59

$
16

$
(75
)
$
66

$
(20
)
$

$
11

$
0.03


 
Year-to-date period ended September 28, 2019
(Results are unaudited)
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general and administrative expense
Operating profit
Other income (expense)
Income taxes
Earnings (loss) from unconsolidated entities
Net income (loss) attributable to Kellogg
Per share amount: Diluted
Mark-to-market (pre-tax)
$
7

$

$
(7
)
$
22

$

$

$
15

$
0.04

Project K (pre-tax)
30

8

(38
)



(38
)
(0.11
)
Brexit impacts (pre-tax)
7


(7
)



(7
)
(0.02
)
Business and portfolio realignment (pre-tax)
11

124

(135
)



(135
)
(0.39
)
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability (pre-tax)
132


(132
)



(132
)
(0.39
)
Gain on divestiture (pre-tax)



55



55

0.16

Income tax impact applicable to adjustments, net*




(21
)

21

0.06

Foreign currency impact
(159
)
(47
)
(24
)
(3
)
(2
)

(23
)
(0.07
)
Adjustments to adjusted basis
$
28

$
85

$
(343
)
$
74

$
(23
)
$

$
(244
)
$
(0.72
)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year-to-date period ended September 29, 2018
(Results are unaudited)
Cost of goods sold
Selling, general and administrative expense
Operating profit
Other income (expense)
Income taxes
Earnings (loss) from unconsolidated entities
Net income (loss) attributable to Kellogg
Per share amount: Diluted
Mark-to-market (pre-tax)
$
(22
)
$

$
22

$
47

$

$

$
69

$
0.20

Project K (pre-tax)
58

31

(89
)
30



(59
)
(0.17
)
Income tax impact applicable to adjustments, net*




(1
)

1


Adoption of U.S.Tax Reform




(16
)

16

0.05

Gain from unconsolidated entities, net





200

200

0.57

Adjustments to adjusted basis
$
36

$
31

$
(67
)
$
77

$
(17
)
$
200

$
227

$
0.65

* Represents the estimated income tax effect on the reconciling items, using weighted-average statutory tax rates, depending upon the applicable jurisdiction.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.

12



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Net Sales to Organic Net Sales
 
Quarter ended September 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported net sales
 
$
2,059

 
$
527

 
$
244

 
$
542

 
$

 
$
3,372

Foreign currency impact on total business (inc)/dec
 
(3
)
 
(27
)
 
(8
)
 
(7
)
 

 
(45
)
Currency-neutral net sales
 
$
2,061

 
$
554

 
$
251

 
$
549

 
$

 
$
3,416

Acquisitions
 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign currency impact on acquisitions (inc)/dec
 

 

 

 

 

 

Organic net sales
 
$
2,061

 
$
554

 
$
251

 
$
549

 
$

 
$
3,416

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarter ended September 29, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported net sales
 
$
2,188

 
$
531

 
$
239

 
$
511

 
$

 
$
3,469

Divestitures
 
130

 

 
2

 

 

 
132

Organic net sales
 
$
2,058

 
$
531

 
$
237

 
$
511

 
$

 
$
3,337

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
% change - 2019 vs. 2018:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reported growth
 
(5.9
)%
 
(0.7
)%
 
1.7
 %
 
6.1
 %
 
%
 
(2.8
)%
Foreign currency impact on total business (inc)/dec
 
(0.1
)%
 
(4.9
)%
 
(3.4
)%
 
(1.5
)%
 
%
 
(1.3
)%
Currency-neutral growth
 
(5.8
)%
 
4.2
 %
 
5.1
 %
 
7.6
 %
 
%
 
(1.5
)%
Acquisitions
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
%
 
 %
Divestitures
 
(6.0
)%
 
 %
 
(0.8
)%
 
 %
 
%
 
(3.9
)%
Foreign currency impact on acquisitions (inc)/dec
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
%
 
 %
Organic growth
 
0.2
 %
 
4.2
 %
 
5.9
 %
 
7.6
 %
 
%
 
2.4
 %
Volume (tonnage)
 
(2.5
)%
 
2.1
 %
 
2.1
 %
 
(0.1
)%
 
%
 
(0.7
)%
Pricing/mix
 
2.7
 %
 
2.1
 %
 
3.8
 %
 
7.7
 %
 
%
 
3.1
 %
Note: Tables may not foot due to rounding.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.

















13



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Net Sales to Organic Net Sales

Year-to-date period ended September 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported net sales
 
$
6,496

 
$
1,566

 
$
707

 
$
1,586

 
$

 
$
10,355

Foreign currency impact on total business (inc)/dec
 
(12
)
 
(100
)
 
(30
)
 
(87
)
 

 
(230
)
Currency-neutral net sales
 
$
6,508

 
$
1,666

 
$
738

 
$
1,673

 
$

 
$
10,585

Acquisitions
 

 

 

 
271

 

 
271

Foreign currency impact on acquisitions (inc)/dec
 

 

 

 
49

 

 
49

Organic net sales
 
$
6,508

 
$
1,666

 
$
738

 
$
1,353

 
$

 
$
10,265

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year-to-date period ended September 29, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported net sales
 
$
6,645

 
$
1,610

 
$
710

 
$
1,265

 
$

 
$
10,230

Divestitures
 
130

 

 
2

 

 

 
132

Organic net sales
 
$
6,515

 
$
1,610

 
$
708

 
$
1,265

 
$

 
$
10,098

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
% change - 2019 vs. 2018:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reported growth
 
(2.3
)%
 
(2.8
)%
 
(0.4
)%
 
25.5
 %
 
%
 
1.2
 %
Foreign currency impact on total business (inc)/dec
 
(0.2
)%
 
(6.2
)%
 
(4.3
)%
 
(6.9
)%
 
%
 
(2.3
)%
Currency-neutral growth
 
(2.1
)%
 
3.4
 %
 
3.9
 %
 
32.4
 %
 
%
 
3.5
 %
Acquisitions
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
21.5
 %
 
%
 
2.7
 %
Divestitures
 
(2.0
)%
 
 %
 
(0.3
)%
 
 %
 
%
 
(1.3
)%
Foreign currency impact on acquisitions (inc)/dec
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
3.9
 %
 
%
 
0.5
 %
Organic growth
 
(0.1
)%
 
3.4
 %
 
4.2
 %
 
7.0
 %
 
%
 
1.6
 %
Volume (tonnage)
 
(1.9
)%
 
2.0
 %
 
0.2
 %
 
0.1
 %
 
%
 
(0.7
)%
Pricing/mix
 
1.8
 %
 
1.4
 %
 
4.0
 %
 
6.9
 %
 
%
 
2.3
 %
Note: Tables may not foot due to rounding.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.

















14



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Gross Profit to Currency-Neutral Adjusted Gross Profit

 
 
Quarter ended
 
Year-to-date period ended
 
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
Reported gross profit
 
$
1,000

 
$
1,176

 
$
3,293

 
$
3,637

Mark-to-market (COGS)
 
(12
)
 
(10
)
 
(7
)
 
22

Project K (COGS)
 
(13
)
 
(49
)
 
(30
)
 
(58
)
Brexit impacts (COGS)
 
(1
)
 

 
(7
)
 

Business and portfolio realignment (COGS)
 
(3
)
 

 
(11
)
 

Multi-employer pension plan exit liability (COGS)
 
(132
)
 

 
(132
)
 

Foreign currency impact
 
(16
)
 

 
(71
)
 

Currency-neutral adjusted gross profit
 
$
1,177

 
$
1,235

 
$
3,551

 
$
3,673

Note: Tables may not foot due to rounding.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.









Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Gross Margin to Currency-Neutral Adjusted Gross Margin


 
 
Quarter ended
 
Year-to-date period ended
 
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
 
September 28,
2019
 
September 29,
2018
Reported gross margin
 
29.7
 %
 
33.9
 %
 
31.8
 %
 
35.6
 %
Mark-to-market (COGS)
 
(0.3
)%
 
(0.3
)%
 
(0.1
)%
 
0.3
 %
Project K (COGS)
 
(0.4
)%
 
(1.4
)%
 
(0.3
)%
 
(0.6
)%
Brexit impacts (COGS)
 
(0.1
)%
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
Business and portfolio realignment (COGS)
 
 %
 
 %
 
(0.1
)%
 
 %
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability (COGS)
 
(4.0
)%
 
 %
 
(1.3
)%
 
 %
Foreign currency impact
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
Currency-neutral adjusted gross margin
 
34.5
 %
 
35.6
 %
 
33.6
 %
 
35.9
 %
Note: Tables may not foot due to rounding.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.






15



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Operating Profit to Currency-Neutral Adjusted Operating Profit

Quarter ended September 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America*
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate*
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported operating profit
 
$
208

 
$
68

 
$
23

 
$
53

 
$
(89
)
 
$
263

Mark-to-market
 

 

 

 

 
(11
)
 
(11
)
Project K
 
(9
)
 
(1
)
 
(4
)
 

 

 
(15
)
Brexit impacts
 

 
(1
)
 

 

 

 
(1
)
Business and portfolio realignment
 
(2
)
 
1

 

 
(2
)
 
(18
)
 
(21
)
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability
 
(132
)
 

 

 

 

 
(132
)
Adjusted operating profit
 
$
351

 
$
69

 
$
28

 
$
56

 
$
(61
)
 
$
444

Foreign currency impact
 

 
(4
)
 
(1
)
 
(1
)
 

 
(6
)
Currency-neutral adjusted operating profit
 
$
352

 
$
73

 
$
29

 
$
58

 
$
(61
)
 
$
450

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarter ended September 29, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America*
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate*
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported operating profit
 
$
330

 
$
63

 
$
28

 
$
46

 
$
(71
)
 
$
396

Mark-to-market
 

 

 

 

 
(11
)
 
(11
)
Project K
 
(44
)
 
(14
)
 
(3
)
 
(2
)
 
(1
)
 
(64
)
Adjusted operating profit
 
$
374

 
$
77

 
$
31

 
$
48

 
$
(59
)
 
$
471

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
% change - 2019 vs. 2018:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reported growth
 
(36.7
)%
 
8.9
 %
 
(14.5
)%
 
14.9
 %
 
(27.8
)%
 
(33.4
)%
Mark-to-market
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
5.4
 %
 
(0.9
)%
Project K
 
5.0
 %
 
19.0
 %
 
(6.0
)%
 
4.8
 %
 
2.9
 %
 
6.2
 %
Brexit impacts
 
 %
 
(1.9
)%
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
(0.4
)%
Business and portfolio realignment
 
(0.6
)%
 
1.8
 %
 
(0.3
)%
 
(4.9
)%
 
(30.7
)%
 
(4.4
)%
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability
 
(35.4
)%
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
 %
 
(28.2
)%
Adjusted growth
 
(5.7
)%
 
(10.0
)%
 
(8.2
)%
 
15.0
 %
 
(5.4
)%
 
(5.7
)%
Foreign currency impact
 
(0.1
)%
 
(4.7
)%
 
(3.4
)%
 
(2.9
)%
 
 %
 
(1.3
)%
Currency-neutral adjusted growth
 
(5.6
)%
 
(5.3
)%
 
(4.8
)%
 
17.9
 %
 
(5.4
)%
 
(4.4
)%
Note: Tables may not foot due to rounding.
* Corporate in 2019 includes the cost of certain global research and development activities that were previously included in the North America reportable segment in 2018 that totaled approximately $12 million.
For more information on the reconciling items in the table above, please refer to the Significant items impacting comparability section.




16



Kellogg Company and Subsidiaries
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Amounts - Reported Operating Profit to Currency-Neutral Adjusted Operating Profit

Year-to-date period ended September 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America*
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate*
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported operating profit
 
$
910

 
$
164

 
$
61

 
$
145

 
$
(239
)
 
$
1,041

Mark-to-market
 

 

 

 

 
(7
)
 
(7
)
Project K
 
(23
)
 
(2
)
 
(8
)
 
(4
)
 

 
(38
)
Brexit impacts
 

 
(7
)
 

 

 

 
(7
)
Business and portfolio realignment
 
(55
)
 
(35
)
 
(2
)
 
(4
)
 
(39
)
 
(135
)
Multi-employer pension plan exit liability
 
(132
)
 

 

 

 

 
(132
)
Adjusted operating profit
 
$
1,120

 
$
208

 
$
72

 
$
153

 
$
(193
)
 
$
1,361

Foreign currency impact
 
(1
)
 
(13
)
 
(2
)
 
(8
)
 

 
(24
)
Currency-neutral adjusted operating profit
 
$
1,121

 
$
222

 
$
74

 
$
161

 
$
(193
)
 
$
1,385

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Year-to-date period ended September 29, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(millions)
 
North America*
 
Europe
 
Latin
America
 
AMEA
 
Corporate*
 
Kellogg
Consolidated
Reported operating profit
 
$
1,114

 
$
210

 
$
70

 
$
125

 
$
(139
)
 
$
1,380

Mark-to-market
 

 

 

 

 
22

 
22

Project K
 
(66
)
 
(8
)
 
(7
)
 
(5
)
 
(3
)
 
(89
)
Adjusted operating profit
 
$
1,180

 
$
218