Choice Hotels International Reports Second Quarter 2013 Diluted EPS of $0.48 Per Share

ROCKVILLE, Md. - July 26, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Choice Hotels International, Inc., (NYSE:CHH) today reported the following highlights for the second quarter of 2013:

  • Franchising revenues increased 6% to $82.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013 from $77.8 million for the same period of 2012.  Total revenues increased 6% to $183.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013compared to the same period of 2012.
  • Domestic royalty fees for the three months ended June 30, 2013 increased 4% to $62.2 million from $59.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012.
  • Domestic system-wide revenue per available room ("RevPAR") increased 3.5% for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to the same quarter of the prior year as occupancy and average daily rates increased 90 basis points and 1.8%, respectively.  
  • Domestic unit and room growth increased 1.9% and 1.0% from June 30, 2012, respectively. 
  • The effective domestic royalty rate increased 3 basis points to 4.35% for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to 4.32% for the same period of the prior year.
  • Initial and relicensing fees for the three months ended June 30, 2013 increased $1.2 million or 39% to $4.4 million from the same period of the prior year.
  • The company executed 104 new domestic hotel franchise contracts for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to 106 new domestic hotel franchise contracts in the same period of the prior year.
  • Domestic relicensing and contract renewal transactions increased from 47 contracts during the three months ended June 30, 2012 to 63 in the current period, a 34% increase.
  • The number of worldwide hotels under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development as of June 30, 2013 was 448 hotels representing 36,487 rooms.
  • Selling, general and administrative ("SG&A") expenses increased $5.6 million to $30.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to the same period of the prior year. SG&A expenses include expenses related to the company's SkyTouch Technology division totaling $3.2 million and $0.8 million during the three months ended June 30, 2013 and 2012, respectively.  In addition, SG&A for the second quarter of 2013 includes approximately $0.7 million of costs that are not expected to recur in future periods related to the relocation of the company's corporate headquarters during the second quarter as well as additional variable expenses totaling approximately $0.5 million related to an increase in initial fees and procurement services revenues.
  • The effective income tax rate for the three months ended June 30, 2013 was 29.6% compared to 33.5% for the same period of 2012.
  • Diluted earnings per share ("EPS") for second quarter 2013 were $0.48 compared to $0.55 for the second quarter of 2012.  EPS for the second quarter of 2013 reflect $7.3 million of additional interest expense compared to the prior year reflecting the financing transactions entered into during the second and third quarters of 2012 in conjunction with the payment of the $600 million special cash dividend on August 23, 2012.

"We are excited about the growth prospects for our core franchising business. We are seeing particularly strong RevPAR performance for our upscale Ascend Collection, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel brand and our Sleep Inn brand which delivered impressive results as more of our franchisees upgrade their hotels to our new Design to Dream proto-type," said Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer. "On the development side of the business, conversion franchise sales for our flagship Comfort brand and our Ascend Collection continued to outpace last year's results demonstrating that Choice remains a top option for hotel developers."

"We are also excited to report that we debuted SkyTouch Technology's cloud based technology products to the hospitality industry in June at the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professional's HITEC conference and are pleased with the level of interest we received," said Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer. "We have executed our first customer contracts for this division and are excited that our new customers will experience the benefits that our cloud based technology products will deliver to their hotels."

Use of Free Cash Flow

The company has historically used its free cash flow (cash flow from operations less cash flow from investing activities) to return value to shareholders, primarily through share repurchases and dividends.

Dividends

During the six months ended June 30, 2013, the company paid $11.3 million of cash dividends to shareholders. The company's current quarterly dividend rate per common share is $0.185, subject to declaration by our board of directors. The company's regular dividend for the first quarter was paid in December 2012.

Share Repurchases

The company did not repurchase any shares of common stock under the share repurchase program during the three and six months ended June 30, 2013 but has authorization to purchase up to an additional 1.4 million shares under this program. We expect we will make repurchases from time to time under our share repurchase program in the open market and through privately negotiated transactions, subject to market and other conditions. No minimum number of share repurchases has been fixed. Since Choice announced its stock repurchase program on June 25, 1998, the company has repurchased 45.3 million shares of its common stock for a total cost of $1.1 billion through June 30, 2013. Considering the effect of a two-for-one stock split in October 2005, the company has repurchased 78.3 million shares through June 30, 2013 under the share repurchase program at an average price of $13.89 per share.

Other

Our board of directors previously authorized us to enter into a program which permits us to offer financing, investment and guaranty support to qualified franchisees as well as to acquire and resell real estate to incent franchise development for certain brands in strategic markets. Over the next several years, we expect to continue to opportunistically deploy capital pursuant to this program to promote growth of our emerging brands. Our current expectation is that our annual investment in this program will range between $20 million and $40 million per year and we generally expect to recycle these investments over a 5 year period. However, the amount and timing of the investment in this program will be dependent on market and other conditions. Notwithstanding this program, the company expects to continue to return value to its shareholders through a combination of share repurchases and dividends, subject to market and other conditions.

Balance Sheet

At June 30, 2013, the company had gross debt of $866.5 million and cash and cash equivalents totaling $143.8 million resulting in net debt of $722.7 million. At December 31, 2012, the company had gross debt of $855.3 million and cash equivalents totaling $134.2 million resulting in net debt of $721.1 million.

At June 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, the company had outstanding mezzanine financing, real estate investments and sliver equity investments totaling $69 million and $68 million, respectively pursuant to its program to offer financing and investment support to incent franchise development for the Cambria Suites brand in strategic markets. These investments are reported in other current assets and other assets on the company's consolidated balance sheet.

Outlook

The company's third quarter 2013 diluted EPS is expected to be $0.66. The company expects full-year 2013 diluted EPS to range between $1.84 and $1.87. Earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation ("EBITDA") for full-year 2013 are expected to range between $203.5 million and $206.5 million. These estimates include the following assumptions:

  • The company expects net domestic unit growth to increase by approximately 2% in 2013;
  • RevPAR is expected to increase approximately 3% for the third quarter of 2013 and increase between 3.5% and 4.25% for full-year 2013; RevPAR growth is expected to moderate in the second half of the year and continue to grow at a moderate pace into 2014;
  • The effective royalty rate is expected to increase 2 basis points for full-year 2013;
  • All figures assume the existing share count;
  • The effective tax rate is expected to be 29.5% and 30.0% for the third quarter and full-year 2013, respectively; and
  • Our EBITDA outlook for the full year includes expenses related to the company's SkyTouch Technology division ranging between $12 million and $14 million for investment in the infrastructure of this division including business development, sales and marketing and other costs as well as continued software development expenditures related to the division's technology related products and services.

Conference Call

Choice will conduct a conference call on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss the company's second quarter 2013 results. The dial-in number to listen to the call is 1-877-280-4959, and the access code is 31314907. International callers should dial 1-857-244-7316 and enter the access code 31314907. The conference call also will be Webcast simultaneously via the company's Web site, www.choicehotels.com. Interested investors and other parties wishing to access the call via the Webcast should go to the Web site and click on the Investor Info link. The Investor Information page will feature a conference call microphone icon to access the call.

The call will be recorded and available for replay beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 26, 2013 through Friday, August 2, 2013 by calling 1-888-286-8010 and entering access code 26118362. The international dial-in number for the replay is 1-617-801-6888, access code 26118362. In addition, the call will be archived and available on www.choicehotels.com via the Investor Info link.

About Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of June 30, 2013, 365 hotels, representing more than 29,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 83 hotels, representing approximately 7,200 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.

SkyTouch Technology is an initiative of Choice Hotels International, Inc. that develops and markets cloud-based technology products to help industry-wide hoteliers improve their efficiency and profitability.

Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, our use of words such as "expect," "estimate," "believe," "anticipate," "will," "forecast," "plan"," project," "assume" or similar words of futurity identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current beliefs, assumptions and expectations regarding future events, which in turn are based on information currently available to management. Such statements may relate to projections of the company's revenue, earnings and other financial and operational measures, company debt levels, ability to repay outstanding indebtedness, payment of dividends, and future operations, among other matters. We caution you not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements do not guarantee future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors.

Several factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements of the company to differ materially from those expressed in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to, changes to general, domestic and foreign economic conditions; operating risks common in the lodging and franchising industries; changes to the desirability of our brands as viewed by hotel operators and customers; changes to the terms or termination of our contracts with franchisees; our ability to keep pace with improvements in technology utilized for reservations systems and other operating systems; fluctuations in the supply and demand for hotels rooms; and our ability to manage effectively our indebtedness. These and other risk factors are discussed in detail in the Risk Factors section of the company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 28, 2013 and our quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Statement Concerning Non-GAAP Financial Measurements Presented in Exhibit 8

EBITDA, franchising revenues and franchising margins are non-GAAP financial measurements. This information should not be considered as an alternative to any measure of performance as promulgated under generally accepted accounting principles in the United States ("GAAP"), such as operating income, total revenues and operating margins. The company's calculation of these measurements may be different from the calculations used by other companies and therefore comparability may be limited. The company has included an exhibit accompanying this release that reconciles these measures to the comparable GAAP measurement. We discuss management's reasons for reporting these non-GAAP measures below.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization: EBITDA reflects earnings excluding the impact of interest expense, interest income, provision for income taxes, depreciation and amortization, other (gains) and losses and equity in net income (loss) of unconsolidated affiliates. We consider EBITDA to be an indicator of operating performance because we use it to measure our ability to service debt, fund capital expenditures, and expand our business. We also use EBITDA, as do analysts, lenders, investors and others, to evaluate companies because it excludes certain items that can vary widely across different industries or among companies within the same industry. For example, interest expense can be dependent on a company's capital structure, debt levels and credit ratings. Accordingly, the impact of interest expense on earnings can vary significantly among companies. The tax positions of companies can also vary because of their differing abilities to take advantage of tax benefits and because of the tax policies of the jurisdictions in which they operate. As a result, effective tax rates and provision for income taxes can vary considerably among companies. EBITDA also excludes depreciation and amortization because companies utilize productive assets of different ages and use different methods of both acquiring and depreciating productive assets. These differences can result in considerable variability in the relative costs of productive assets and the depreciation and amortization expense among companies.

Franchising Revenues and Margins: The company reports franchising revenues and margins which exclude marketing and reservation revenues, SkyTouch Technology and hotel operations. Marketing and reservation activities are excluded from revenues and operating margins since the company is required by its franchise agreements to use these fees collected for marketing and reservation activities. Cumulative reservation and marketing system fees not expended are recorded as a liability on the company's financial statements and are carried over to the next year and expended in accordance with the franchise agreements. Cumulative marketing and reservation expenditures in excess of system fees collected for marketing and reservation activities are recorded as a receivable on the company's financial statements. In addition, the company has the contractual authority to require that the franchisees in the system at any given point repay the company for any deficits related to marketing and reservation activities. Hotel operations reflect the company's ownership of three MainStay Suites hotels. SkyTouch Technology is a division of the company that develops and markets cloud-based technology products to help industry-wide hoteliers improve their efficiency and profitability. Hotel and SkyTouch Technology operations are excluded from franchising revenue and margins since they do not reflect the most accurate measure of the company's core franchising business but are adjacent, complimentary lines of business. These non-GAAP measures are a commonly used measure of performance in our industry and facilitate comparisons between the company and its competitors.

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection and SkyTouch Technology are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.

© 2013 Choice Hotels International, Inc. All rights reserved.

 

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

                       

 

Exhibit 1

Consolidated Statements of Income

                         

(Unaudited)

                                   
                                       
                                       
                                   
         

Three Months Ended June 30,

 

Six Months Ended June 30,

                 

Variance

         

Variance

         

2013

 

2012

 

$

 

%

 

2013

 

2012

 

$

 

%

(In thousands, except per share amounts)

                             
                                       

REVENUES:

                                   
                                       

Royalty fees

     

$                 68,379

 

$              66,064

 

$     2,315

 

4%

 

$              118,115

 

$               113,917

 

$       4,198

 

4%

Initial franchise and relicensing fees

 

4,416

 

3,178

 

1,238

 

39%

 

8,193

 

5,706

 

2,487

 

44%

Procurement services

   

7,546

 

6,836

 

710

 

10%

 

11,496

 

10,151

 

1,345

 

13%

Marketing and reservation 

   

99,645

 

94,633

 

5,012

 

5%

 

176,085

 

165,562

 

10,523

 

6%

Hotel operations

     

1,334

 

1,224

 

110

 

9%

 

2,290

 

2,202

 

88

 

4%

Other

       

2,258

 

1,686

 

572

 

34%

 

4,271

 

5,252

 

(981)

 

(19%)

      Total revenues

   

183,578

 

173,621

 

9,957

 

6%

 

320,450

 

302,790

 

17,660

 

6%

                                       

OPERATING EXPENSES:

                                 
                                       

Selling, general and administrative

 

30,180

 

24,554

 

5,626

 

23%

 

57,096

 

48,903

 

8,193

 

17%

Depreciation and amortization

   

2,520

 

1,977

 

543

 

27%

 

4,695

 

3,994

 

701

 

18%

Marketing and reservation

   

99,645

 

94,633

 

5,012

 

5%

 

176,085

 

165,562

 

10,523

 

6%

Hotel operations

     

911

 

867

 

44

 

5%

 

1,786

 

1,676

 

110

 

7%

       Total operating expenses

   

133,256

 

122,031

 

11,225

 

9%

 

239,662

 

220,135

 

19,527

 

9%

                                       

Operating income

     

50,322

 

51,590

 

(1,268)

 

(2%)

 

80,788

 

82,655

 

(1,867)

 

(2%)

                                       

OTHER INCOME AND EXPENSES, NET:

                             

Interest expense

     

10,807

 

3,540

 

7,267

 

205%

 

21,577

 

6,657

 

14,920

 

224%

Interest income

     

(659)

 

(394)

 

(265)

 

67%

 

(1,303)

 

(731)

 

(572)

 

78%

Other (gains) and losses

   

147

 

377

 

(230)

 

(61%)

 

(563)

 

(1,626)

 

1,063

 

(65%)

Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates

 

(60)

 

128

 

(188)

 

(147%)

 

81

 

183

 

(102)

 

(56%)

Total other income and expenses, net

10,235

 

3,651

 

6,584

 

180%

 

19,792

 

4,483

 

15,309

 

341%

                                       

Income before income taxes

 

40,087

 

47,939

 

(7,852)

 

(16%)

 

60,996

 

78,172

 

(17,176)

 

(22%)

Income taxes

     

11,853

 

16,077

 

(4,224)

 

(26%)

 

17,239

 

26,313

 

(9,074)

 

(34%)

Net income

     

$                 28,234

 

$              31,862

 

$    (3,628)

 

(11%)

 

$                43,757

 

$                51,859

 

$      (8,102)

 

(16%)

                                       
                                       

Basic earnings per share

   

$                     0.48

 

$                  0.55

 

$     (0.07)

 

(13%)

 

$                   0.75

 

$                    0.89

 

$       (0.14)

 

(16%)

                                       

Diluted earnings per share

   

$                     0.48

 

$                  0.55

 

$     (0.07)

 

(13%)

 

$                   0.74

 

$                    0.89

 

$       (0.15)

 

(17%)

                                       

 

               

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

     

Exhibit 2

Consolidated Balance Sheets

       
               
               

(In thousands, except per share amounts)

 June 30, 

 

 December 31, 

         

2013

 

2012

         

(Unaudited)

   
               

ASSETS

           
               

Cash and cash equivalents

   

$           143,790

 

$         134,177

Accounts receivable, net

   

70,951

 

52,270

Investments, employee benefit plans, at fair value

377

 

3,486

Other current assets

   

40,586

 

43,537

 

Total current assets

   

255,704

 

233,470

               

Fixed assets and intangibles, net

 

147,034

 

130,937

Receivable -- marketing and reservation fees

54,786

 

42,179

Investments, employee benefit plans, at fair value

14,114

 

12,755

Other assets

     

91,074

 

91,431

               
   

Total assets

 

$           562,712

 

$         510,772

               
               
               

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' DEFICIT

     
               

Accounts payable and accrued expenses

$           102,291

 

$            94,266

Deferred revenue

   

67,757

 

71,154

Deferred compensation & retirement plan obligations

2,393

 

2,522

Current portion of long-term debt

 

8,205

 

8,195

 

Total current liabilities

 

180,646

 

176,137

               

Long-term debt

   

858,273

 

847,150

Deferred compensation & retirement plan obligations  

20,114

 

20,399

Other liabilities

     

23,700

 

15,990

               
 

Total liabilities

   

1,082,733

 

1,059,676

               

Common stock, $0.01 par value

 

585

 

582

Additional paid-in-capital

   

111,580

 

110,246

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(6,097)

 

(4,216)

Treasury stock, at cost

   

(920,355)

 

(927,776)

Retained earnings

   

294,266

 

272,260

 

Total shareholders' deficit

 

(520,021)

 

(548,904)

               
   

Total liabilities and shareholders' deficit            

$           562,712

 

$         510,772

               

 

       

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

   

Exhibit 3

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

     

(Unaudited)

     
       
       
   

(In thousands)

Six Months Ended June 30,

       
 

2013

 

2012

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES (1):

     
       

Net income

$                    43,757

 

$              51,859

       

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided 

     

 by operating activities:

     

  Depreciation and amortization  

4,695

 

3,994

  Provision for bad debts, net

1,420

 

1,236

  Non-cash stock compensation and other charges

5,581

 

4,868

  Non-cash interest and other (income) loss

967

 

(820)

  Deferred income taxes

4,169

 

(194)

  Dividends received from equity method investments

535

 

399

  Equity in net (income) loss of affiliates

81

 

183

       

Changes in assets and liabilities:

     

  Receivables

(21,156)

 

(12,258)

  Receivable - marketing and reservation fees, net

(2,945)

 

(2,389)

  Accounts payable

9,893

 

6,330

  Accrued expenses

(18,463)

 

(17,659)

  Income taxes payable/receivable

1,729

 

11,808

  Deferred revenue

(3,318)

 

(4,404)

  Other assets

(1,664)

 

(4,331)

  Other liabilities

7,271

 

(820)

       

 NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES (1)

32,552

 

37,802

       

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES (1):

     
       

Investment in property and equipment

(21,005)

 

(6,236)

Equity method investments

(1,851)

 

(6,315)

Purchases of investments, employee benefit plans

(1,580)

 

(969)

Proceeds from sales of investments, employee benefit plans

3,934

 

8,969

Issuance of notes receivable

(3,641)

 

(5,820)

Collections of notes receivable

247

 

210

Other items, net

(304)

 

(226)

       

 NET CASH USED IN INVESTING ACTIVITIES (1)

(24,200)

 

(10,387)

       

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:

     
       

Net borrowings pursuant to revolving credit facilities

15,200

 

-

Principal payments on long-term debt

(4,095)

 

(333)

Proceeds from the issuance of long-term debt

-

 

393,444

Purchase of treasury stock

(3,651)

 

(22,173)

Dividends paid

(11,261)

 

(21,396)

Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation

1,146

 

641

Debt issuance costs

-

 

(153)

Proceeds from exercise of stock options

5,973

 

445

       

 NET CASH PROVIDED BY FINANCING ACTIVITIES

3,312

 

350,475

       

Net change in cash and cash equivalents

11,664

 

377,890

Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

(2,051)

 

443

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

134,177

 

107,057

       

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AT END OF PERIOD

$                  143,790

 

$            485,390

       
       

(1) The company is currently reviewing, in consultation with its independent registered public accounting firm, its accounting policies regarding the presentation of its cash flows related to certain of its development advances and collections presented under the captions "Issuance and Collections of Notes Receivable."  The company's statements of cash flows contained in this press release have been prepared in accordance with the company's existing accounting policy which is to present these items as cash flows from investing activities, which is consistent with prior audited periods.  However, our independent registered public accounting firm has recently questioned the appropriateness of classifying these items as cash flows from investing activities rather than as cash flows from operating activities.  If the company determines that it is required to move these items from cash flows from investing activities to cash flows from operating activities in the current statements contained in this press release, its net cash provided by operating activities for the six months ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 will be reduced by $3.6 million and $1.5 million, respectively, with a corresponding adjustment to net cash used in investing activities.   Until this review is complete, thecompany cannot determine if it will reclassify, restate or make other changes to its historical consolidated statements of cash flows, including the information contained in this press release.

 

 

 

                                         

Exhibit 4

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATING INFORMATION 

DOMESTIC HOTEL SYSTEM

(UNAUDITED)

                                         
                                         
                                         
                                         
   

For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2013*

 

For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2012*

 

Change

 
                                         
   

Average Daily

         

Average Daily

         

Average Daily

           
   

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 
                                         

Comfort Inn

 

$             79.42

 

54.2%

 

$          43.08

 

$             77.48

 

53.6%

 

$         41.52

 

2.5%

 

60

bps

 

3.8%

 

Comfort Suites

 

85.00

 

58.3%

 

50.01

 

83.15

 

57.6%

 

47.92

 

2.2%

 

70

bps

 

4.4%

 

Sleep

 

72.06

 

54.5%

 

39.29

 

69.90

 

52.0%

 

36.32

 

3.1%

 

250

bps

 

8.2%

 

Quality

 

67.16

 

48.4%

 

32.49

 

66.29

 

46.8%

 

31.03

 

1.3%

 

160

bps

 

4.7%

 

Clarion

 

72.04

 

46.7%

 

33.65

 

71.85

 

44.6%

 

32.07

 

0.3%

 

210

bps

 

4.9%

 

Econo Lodge

 

53.60

 

44.1%

 

23.64

 

52.48

 

44.0%

 

23.09

 

2.1%

 

10

bps

 

2.4%

 

Rodeway

 

50.43

 

47.0%

 

23.70

 

49.36

 

46.2%

 

22.81

 

2.2%

 

80

bps

 

3.9%

 

MainStay

 

70.33

 

63.6%

 

44.74

 

67.02

 

67.4%

 

45.16

 

4.9%

 

(380)

bps

 

(0.9%)

 

Suburban

 

42.15

 

68.8%

 

29.01

 

40.48

 

67.3%

 

27.24

 

4.1%

 

150

bps

 

6.5%

 

Ascend Collection

 

120.34

 

60.6%

 

72.90

 

109.96

 

59.4%

 

65.28

 

9.4%

 

120

bps

 

11.7%

 
                                         

Total 

 

$             71.81

 

51.7%

 

$          37.10

 

$             70.38

 

50.7%

 

$         35.66

 

2.0%

 

100

bps

 

4.0%

 
                                         

* Operating statistics represent hotel operations from December through May

                           
                                         
                                         
   

For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013*

 

For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2012*

 

Change

 
                                         
   

Average Daily

         

Average Daily

         

Average Daily

           
   

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 

Rate

 

Occupancy

 

RevPAR

 
                                         

Comfort Inn

 

$             81.77

 

60.8%

 

$          49.67

 

$             79.87

 

60.2%

 

$         48.05

 

2.4%

 

60

bps

 

3.4%

 

Comfort Suites

 

87.52

 

64.9%

 

56.82

 

85.71

 

64.2%

 

55.01

 

2.1%

 

70

bps

 

3.3%

 

Sleep

 

74.30

 

61.3%

 

45.54

 

72.52

 

58.7%

 

42.56

 

2.5%

 

260

bps

 

7.0%

 

Quality

 

69.35

 

54.2%

 

37.61

 

68.43

 

52.5%

 

35.95

 

1.3%

 

170

bps

 

4.6%

 

Clarion

 

74.43

 

52.0%

 

38.68

 

74.71

 

50.2%

 

37.53

 

(0.4%)

 

180

bps

 

3.1%

 

Econo Lodge

 

55.06

 

49.4%

 

27.19

 

54.14

 

49.2%

 

26.62

 

1.7%

 

20

bps

 

2.1%

 

Rodeway

 

52.32

 

51.5%

 

26.93

 

51.10

 

50.4%

 

25.76

 

2.4%

 

110

bps

 

4.5%

 

MainStay

 

71.71

 

70.0%

 

50.23

 

69.06

 

72.9%

 

50.32

 

3.8%

 

(290)

bps

 

(0.2%)

 

Suburban

 

43.16

 

73.9%

 

31.90

 

41.58

 

71.9%

 

29.89

 

3.8%

 

200

bps

 

6.7%

 

Ascend Collection

 

124.77

 

64.1%

 

79.99

 

114.40

 

66.4%

 

75.94

 

9.1%

 

(230)

bps

 

5.3%

 
                                         

Total 

 

$             74.02

 

57.5%

 

$          42.60

 

$             72.69

 

56.6%

 

$         41.16

 

1.8%

 

90

bps

 

3.5%

 
                                         
                                         

* Operating statistics represent hotel operations from March through May

                           
                                         
                                         
                                         
   

For the Quarter Ended

     

For the Six Months Ended

                   
   

6/30/2013

 

6/30/2012

     

6/30/2013

 

6/30/2012

                   
                                         

System-wide effective royalty rate

4.35%

 

4.32%

     

4.36%

 

4.33%

                   
                                         

 

 

                                   

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Exhibit 5

SUPPLEMENTAL HOTEL AND ROOM SUPPLY DATA

 

(UNAUDITED)

 
                                   
                                   
                                   
   

June 30, 2013

 

June 30, 2012

 

Variance

 
                                   
   

Hotels

 

Rooms

 

Hotels

 

Rooms

 

Hotels

 

Rooms

 

%

 

%

 
                                   

Comfort Inn

 

1,311

 

102,882

 

1,379

 

107,895

 

(68)

 

(5,013)

 

(4.9%)

 

(4.6%)

 

Comfort Suites

 

587

 

45,339

 

608

 

46,903

 

(21)

 

(1,564)

 

(3.5%)

 

(3.3%)

 

Sleep

 

379

 

27,478

 

391

 

28,327

 

(12)

 

(849)

 

(3.1%)

 

(3.0%)

 

Quality

 

1,192

 

99,761

 

1,082

 

93,655

 

110

 

6,106

 

10.2%

 

6.5%

 

Clarion

 

191

 

27,184

 

189

 

27,534

 

2

 

(350)

 

1.1%

 

(1.3%)

 

Econo Lodge

 

817

 

49,608

 

801

 

49,114

 

16

 

494

 

2.0%

 

1.0%

 

Rodeway

 

427

 

24,782

 

401

 

22,671

 

26

 

2,111

 

6.5%

 

9.3%

 

MainStay

 

43

 

3,332

 

40

 

3,083

 

3

 

249

 

7.5%

 

8.1%

 

Suburban

 

63

 

7,241

 

62

 

7,260

 

1

 

(19)

 

1.6%

 

(0.3%)

 

Ascend Collection

 

90

 

7,521

 

52

 

4,652

 

38

 

2,869

 

73.1%

 

61.7%

 

Cambria Suites

 

18

 

2,094

 

19

 

2,221

 

(1)

 

(127)

 

(5.3%)

 

(5.7%)

 
                                   

Domestic Franchises

 

5,118

 

397,222

 

5,024

 

393,315

 

94

 

3,907

 

1.9%

 

1.0%

 
                                   

International Franchises

 

1,169

 

104,701

 

1,175

 

104,522

 

(6)

 

179

 

(0.5%)

 

0.2%

 
                                   

Total Franchises

 

6,287

 

501,923

 

6,199

 

497,837

 

88

 

4,086

 

1.4%

 

0.8%

 
                                   

 

                                 

 

Exhibit 6

 

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION BY BRAND

DEVELOPMENT RESULTS -- DOMESTIC NEW HOTEL CONTRACTS

(UNAUDITED)

                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
   

For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2013

 

For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2012

 

% Change

 
                                       
   

New

         

New

         

New

         
   

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 
                                       

Comfort Inn

 

5

 

18

 

23

 

6

 

12

 

18

 

(17%)

 

50%

 

28%

 

Comfort Suites

 

5

 

2

 

7

 

7

 

4

 

11

 

(29%)

 

(50%)

 

(36%)

 

Sleep

 

5

 

-

 

5

 

11

 

1

 

12

 

(55%)

 

(100%)

 

(58%)

 

Quality

 

1

 

44

 

45

 

-

 

63

 

63

 

NM

 

(30%)

 

(29%)

 

Clarion

 

-

 

7

 

7

 

-

 

7

 

7

 

NM

 

0%

 

0%

 

Econo Lodge

 

-

 

31

 

31

 

-

 

18

 

18

 

NM

 

72%

 

72%

 

Rodeway

 

-

 

24

 

24

 

-

 

31

 

31

 

NM

 

(23%)

 

(23%)

 

MainStay

 

4

 

-

 

4

 

1

 

1

 

2

 

300%

 

(100%)

 

100%

 

Suburban

 

-

 

1

 

1

 

-

 

1

 

1

 

NM

 

0%

 

0%

 

Ascend Collection

 

3

 

36

 

39

 

1

 

4

 

5

 

200%

 

800%

 

680%

 

Cambria Suites

 

1

 

-

 

1

 

2

 

-

 

2

 

(50%)

 

NM

 

(50%)

 
                                       

Total Domestic System

 

24

 

163

 

187

 

28

 

142

 

170

 

(14%)

 

15%

 

10%

 
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
   

For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013

 

For the Three Months Ended June 30, 2012

 

% Change

 
                                       
   

New

         

New

         

New

         
   

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 

Construction

 

Conversion

 

Total

 
                                       

Comfort Inn

 

2

 

13

 

15

 

5

 

4

 

9

 

(60%)

 

225%

 

67%

 

Comfort Suites

 

3

 

-

 

3

 

6

 

2

 

8

 

(50%)

 

(100%)

 

(63%)

 

Sleep

 

4

 

-

 

4

 

8

 

1

 

9

 

(50%)

 

(100%)

 

(56%)

 

Quality

 

1

 

25

 

26

 

-

 

36

 

36

 

NM

 

(31%)

 

(28%)

 

Clarion

 

-

 

4

 

4

 

-

 

5

 

5

 

NM

 

(20%)

 

(20%)

 

Econo Lodge

 

-

 

23

 

23

 

-

 

14

 

14

 

NM

 

64%

 

64%

 

Rodeway

 

-

 

15

 

15

 

-

 

19

 

19

 

NM

 

(21%)

 

(21%)

 

MainStay

 

3

 

-

 

3

 

1

 

1

 

2

 

200%

 

(100%)

 

50%

 

Suburban

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

1

 

1

 

NM

 

(100%)

 

(100%)

 

Ascend Collection

 

1

 

10

 

11

 

-

 

2

 

2

 

NM

 

400%

 

450%

 

Cambria Suites

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

1

 

-

 

1

 

(100%)

 

NM

 

(100%)

 
                                       

Total Domestic System

 

14

 

90

 

104

 

21

 

85

 

106

 

(33%)

 

6%

 

(2%)

 
                                       

 

                                                 
                                           

Exhibit 7

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

DOMESTIC HOTEL PIPELINE OF HOTELS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, AWAITING CONVERSION OR APPROVED FOR DEVELOPMENT

(UNAUDITED)

                                                 

A hotel in the domestic pipeline does not always result in an open and operating hotel due to various factors.

                     
                                                 
                                     
                           

Variance

   

June 30, 2013

 

June 30, 2012

                       
   

Units

 

Units

 

Conversion

 

New Construction

 

Total

   

Conversion

 

New Construction

 

Total

 

Conversion

 

New Construction

 

Total

 

Units

 

%

 

Units

 

%

 

Units

 

%

                                                 

Comfort Inn

 

34

 

46

 

80

 

25

 

40

 

65

 

9

 

36%

 

6

 

15%

 

15

 

23%

Comfort Suites

 

2

 

61

 

63

 

2

 

82

 

84

 

-

 

0%

 

(21)

 

(26%)

 

(21)

 

(25%)

Sleep Inn

 

-

 

44

 

44

 

1

 

40

 

41

 

(1)

 

(100%)

 

4

 

10%

 

3

 

7%

Quality

 

34

 

3

 

37

 

39

 

3

 

42

 

(5)

 

(13%)

 

-

 

0%

 

(5)

 

(12%)

Clarion

 

8

 

-

 

8

 

14

 

1

 

15

 

(6)

 

(43%)

 

(1)

 

(100%)

 

(7)

 

(47%)

Econo Lodge

 

26

 

-

 

26

 

20

 

1

 

21

 

6

 

30%

 

(1)

 

(100%)

 

5

 

24%

Rodeway

 

24

 

-

 

24

 

31

 

1

 

32

 

(7)

 

(23%)

 

(1)

 

(100%)

 

(8)

 

(25%)

MainStay

 

-

 

26

 

26

 

1

 

22

 

23

 

(1)

 

(100%)

 

4

 

18%

 

3

 

13%

Suburban

 

3

 

12

 

15

 

2

 

14

 

16

 

1

 

50%

 

(2)

 

(14%)

 

(1)

 

(6%)

Ascend Collection

 

14

 

8

 

22

 

8

 

5

 

13

 

6

 

75%

 

3

 

60%

 

9

 

69%

Cambria Suites

 

-

 

20

 

20

 

-

 

26

 

26

 

-

 

NM

 

(6)

 

(23%)

 

(6)

 

(23%)

                                                 
   

145

 

220

 

365

 

143

 

235

 

378

 

2

 

1%

 

(15)

 

(6%)

 

(13)

 

(3%)

                                                 

  

                           
 

CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Exhibit 8

 
 

SUPPLEMENTAL NON-GAAP FINANCIAL INFORMATION

       
 

(UNAUDITED)

       
                           

CALCULATION OF FRANCHISING REVENUES AND FRANCHISING MARGINS

                   
                           

(dollar amounts in thousands)

 

Three Months Ended June 30, 

 

Six Months Ended June 30, 

       
                           
     

2013

 

2012

 

2013

 

2012

       
 

Franchising Revenues:

                       
                           
 

Total Revenues

 

$              183,578

 

$               173,621

 

$               320,450

 

$              302,790

       
 

Adjustments:

                       
 

     Marketing and reservation revenues

 

(99,645)

 

(94,633)

 

(176,085)

 

(165,562)

       
 

     Hotel operations

 

(1,334)

 

(1,224)

 

(2,290)

 

(2,202)

       
 

Franchising Revenues

 

$                82,599

 

$                 77,764

 

$               142,075

 

$              135,026

       
                           
 

Franchising Margins:

                       
                           
 

Operating Margin:

                       
                           
 

Total Revenues

 

$              183,578

 

$               173,621

 

$               320,450

 

$              302,790

       
 

Operating Income

 

$                50,322

 

$                 51,590

 

$                 80,788

 

$                82,655

       
 

     Operating Margin

 

27.4%

 

29.7%

 

25.2%

 

27.3%

       
                           
 

 Franchising Margin:

                       
                           
 

Franchising Revenues

 

$                82,599

 

$                 77,764

 

$               142,075

 

$              135,026

       
                           
 

Operating Income

 

$                50,322

 

$                 51,590

 

$                 80,788

 

$                82,655

       
 

SkyTouch Division 

 

3,159

 

831

 

5,401

 

1,338

       
 

Hotel operations

 

(423)

 

(357)

 

(504)

 

(526)

       
     

$                53,058

 

$                 52,064

 

$                 85,685

 

$                83,467

       
                           
 

     Franchising Margins

 

64.2%

 

67.0%

 

60.3%

 

61.8%

       
                           
                           
                           
                           
                           
                           

EBITDA Reconciliation

                       
                           

(in thousands)

                       
     

Q2 2013 Actuals

 

Q2 2012 Actuals

 

Six Months Ended

June 30, 2013

Actuals

 

Six Months Ended

June 30, 2012

Actuals

 

Full-Year 2013 Outlook Range

                           
 

Operating Income (per GAAP)

 

$                50,322

 

$                 51,590

 

$                 80,788

 

$                82,655

 

$      193,900

 

$   196,900

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

$                  2,520

 

$                   1,977

 

$                   4,695

 

$                  3,994

 

9,600

 

9,600

 

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation & amortization

(non-GAAP)

 

$                52,842

 

$                 53,567

 

$                 85,483

 

$                86,649

 

$      203,500

 

$   206,500

                           

SOURCE Choice Hotels International, Inc.

Contacts:

David White
Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
(301) 592-5117

Robin Pence
Vice President
Public Relations,
(301) 592-5186

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