Brinker International Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year Results

DALLAS - Aug. 10, 2017 // PRNewswire // - Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) today announced results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended June 28, 2017.

Highlights include the following:

  • For fiscal 2017, the fourth quarter and fiscal-year periods included 13 weeks and 52 weeks, respectively. For fiscal 2016, the fourth quarter and fiscal-year periods included 14 weeks and 53 weeks, respectively
  • On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 7.3 percent to $1.02 compared to $1.10 for the fourth quarter of fiscal 20161. On a GAAP basis, earnings per diluted share in fiscal 2017 decreased 14.0 percent to $2.94 compared to $3.42 for fiscal 20161
  • Earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 12.1 percent to $1.09 compared to $1.24 for the fourth quarter of fiscal 20161. Earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, in fiscal 2017 decreased 9.9 percent to $3.20 compared to $3.55 for fiscal 20161 (see non-GAAP reconciliation below)
  • Brinker International's total revenues in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 8.1 percent to $810.7 million compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, and company sales in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 8.1 percent to $785.8 million compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, primarily attributable to one less operating week in the fourth quarter of 2017
  • Chili's company-owned comparable restaurant sales2 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 2.2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. Chili's U.S. franchise comparable restaurant sales2 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 0.2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016
  • Maggiano's comparable restaurant sales2 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 increased 0.5 percent compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016
  • Chili's international franchise comparable restaurant sales2 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 4.2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016
  • Operating income, as a percent of total revenues, declined approximately 140 basis points to 9.9 percent in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to 11.3 percent for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016
  • Restaurant operating margin, as a percent of company sales, declined approximately 130 basis points to 17.0 percent in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to 18.3 percent for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 (see non-GAAP reconciliation below)
  • For fiscal 2017, cash flows provided by operating activities were $312.9 million and capital expenditures totaled $102.6 million. Free cash flow was $210.3 million (see non-GAAP reconciliation below)
  • The company's Board of Directors authorized an additional $250 million in share repurchases which brings the total available authority to approximately $365 million
  • The company's Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share on the common stock of the company, representing a 12 percent increase over the prior year. The dividend will be payable Sept. 28, 2017 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 8, 2017

"Our ability to again report adjusted earnings above expectations is a testament to our team's ability to operate restaurants and supporting functions in a manner that delivers bottom line results," said Wyman Roberts, chief executive officer and president. "That being said, we are focusing our efforts on improving traffic at Chili's through a quality food-driven experience."

1Prior year amounts are revised due to the correction of an immaterial error. Refer to disclosures in tables 6 and 7 in this press release for further information.

2Amounts are calculated based on comparable 13 weeks in each fiscal quarter.

Table 1: Q4 and FY comparable restaurant sales1

Company-owned, reported brands and franchise; percentage

 
   

Q4 17

 

Q4 16

 

FY 17

 

FY 16

Brinker International

 

(1.8)

   

(1.8)

   

(2.1)

   

(2.4)

 

  Chili's Company-Owned

               

     Comparable Restaurant Sales

 

(2.2)

   

(1.8)

   

(2.3)

   

(2.6)

 

     Pricing Impact

 

2.9

   

1.0

   

1.8

   

1.0

 

     Mix-Shift2

 

1.4

   

1.3

   

1.7

   

0.1

 

     Traffic

 

(6.5)

   

(4.1)

   

(5.8)

   

(3.7)

 

  Maggiano's

               

     Comparable Restaurant Sales

 

0.5

   

(1.7)

   

(0.6)

   

(1.3)

 

     Pricing Impact

 

1.0

   

1.8

   

2.1

   

1.9

 

     Mix-Shift2

 

1.6

   

(2.5)

   

0.3

   

(1.6)

 

     Traffic

 

(2.1)

   

(1.0)

   

(3.0)

   

(1.6)

 
                 

Chili's Franchise3

 

(1.7)

   

(3.4)

   

(2.1)

   

(0.7)

 

  U.S. Comparable Restaurant Sales

 

(0.2)

   

(2.1)

   

(1.1)

   

(1.2)

 

  International Comparable Restaurant Sales

 

(4.2)

   

(5.5)

   

(3.7)

   

0.2

 
                 

Chili's Domestic4

 

(1.7)

   

(1.8)

   

(2.0)

   

(2.2)

 

System-wide5

 

(1.8)

   

(2.2)

   

(2.1)

   

(1.9)

 

 

   

1

Comparable restaurant sales includes all restaurants that have been in operation for more than 18 months. Amounts are calculated based on comparable 13 weeks in each fiscal quarter and 52 weeks in each fiscal year.

   

2

Mix shift is calculated as the year-over-year percentage change in company sales resulting from the change in menu items ordered by guests.

   

3

Revenues generated by franchisees are not included in revenues on the consolidated statements of comprehensive income; however, we generate royalty revenue and advertising fees based on franchisee revenues, where applicable. We believe including franchise comparable restaurant sales provides investors information regarding brand performance that is relevant to current operations and may impact future restaurant development.

   

4

Chili's Domestic comparable restaurant sales percentages are derived from sales generated by company-owned and franchise operated Chili's restaurants in the United States.

   

5

System-wide comparable restaurant sales are derived from sales generated by company-owned Chili's and Maggiano's restaurants in addition to the sales generated at franchise-operated Chili's restaurants.

Quarterly Operating Performance

CHILI'S fourth quarter company sales decreased 8.6 percent to $682.9 million from $747.3 million in the prior year primarily due to one less operating week in fiscal 2017 and a decline in comparable restaurant sales. As compared to the prior year, Chili's restaurant operating margin1 declined. Restaurant expenses, as a percent of company sales, increased due to sales deleverage, higher advertising and marketing related expenses and increased workers' compensation insurance expenses. Restaurant labor, as a percent of company sales, increased slightly compared to the prior year due to sales deleverage and higher wage rates, partially offset by lower manager bonuses. Cost of sales, as a percent of company sales, decreased due to increased menu pricing and favorable commodity pricing primarily related to beef and poultry, partially offset by unfavorable commodity pricing primarily related to avocados. 

MAGGIANO'S fourth quarter company sales decreased 4.8 percent to $102.9 million from $108.1 million in the prior year primarily due to one less operating week in fiscal 2017, partially offset by an increase in comparable restaurant sales and restaurant capacity. As compared to the prior year, Maggiano's restaurant operating margin1 declined. Restaurant expenses, as a percent of company sales, increased primarily due to sales deleverage and higher advertising and workers' compensation insurance expenses. Restaurant labor, as a percent of company sales, was flat compared to the prior year. Cost of sales, as a percent of company sales, was negatively impacted by unfavorable menu item mix, partially offset by increased menu pricing.

1Restaurant operating margin is defined as Company sales less Cost of sales, Restaurant labor and Restaurant expenses and excludes Depreciation and amortization expenses. (See non-GAAP reconciliation below)

FRANCHISE AND OTHER revenues decreased 5.7 percent to $24.8 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 compared to $26.3 million in the prior year fourth quarter primarily due to lower digital entertainment revenue from one less operating week and a slight decrease in royalty income from franchisees.

Other

Depreciation and amortization expense decreased $0.2 million for the quarter compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 primarily due to an increase in fully-depreciated assets and restaurant closures, partially offset by depreciation on asset replacements and new restaurant openings.

General and administrative expense decreased $1.6 million for the quarter compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 primarily due to one less operating week and lower payroll and stock-based compensation expenses.

On a GAAP basis, the effective income tax rate decreased to 25.2 percent in the current quarter from 31.8 percent in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016.  Excluding the impact of special items, the effective income tax rate decreased to 27.8 percent in the current quarter compared to 32.3 percent in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016.   The decline in profit in the current quarter compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 coupled with no significant change in realized tax credits resulted in a decrease in both the GAAP basis effective tax rate and the effective tax rate excluding special items.  The decline in the GAAP basis effective tax rate in the current quarter was partially offset by the impact of lower restaurant impairment and closure charges compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016.

Immaterial Correction of Prior Period Financial Statements

In connection with the preparation of the consolidated financial statements for the year ended June 28, 2017, the Company discovered immaterial errors in prior years relating to the accuracy of the deferred income tax liability, primarily related to property and equipment. While the Company has concluded that the impact of these errors on the Company's previously-issued consolidated financial statements was not material, the Company is revising its previously-reported consolidated financial statements for the fiscal years ended June 29, 2016 and June 24, 2015. The revisions include a net increase in the provision for income taxes of $0.1 million and $2.0 million for fiscal 2016 and 2015, respectively. These revisions resulted in no change to earnings per diluted share for fiscal 2016 and a $0.03 decrease for fiscal 2015. Please refer to tables 6 and 7 in this press release for further information relating to these revisions to prior periods. The cumulative effect of the changes to retained earnings at the beginning of fiscal 2016, the earliest date presented in the consolidated financial statements for the year ended June 28, 2017, was a reduction of $12.4 million.

Fiscal 2018 Outlook

The company estimates earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, in the range of $3.25 to $3.35.  We are unable to reliably forecast special items such as restaurant impairments, restaurant closures, reorganization charges and legal settlements without unreasonable effort.  As such, we do not present a reconciliation of forecasted non-GAAP measures to the corresponding US GAAP measures.  When these items are reported in fiscal 2018, reconciliations to the appropriate US GAAP measures will be provided.  The non-GAAP measures included as a supplement to our estimated earnings per diluted share range are adjusted earnings per diluted share, restaurant operating margin, effective income tax rate excluding special items, free cash flow, and EBITDA.

Estimated earnings per diluted share are based on the following expectations:

  • Revenues are expected to be up approximately one half percent to 1.5 percent
  • Comparable restaurant sales are expected to be flat to up 1.0 percent
  • Restaurant operating margin is expected to be down approximately 25 to 40 basis points year-over-year
  • Depreciation expense is expected to be $2 to $3 million lower reflecting the impact of fully-depreciated assets coupled with lower capital expenditures. Capital expenditures are expected to be $105 to $115 million
  • General and administrative expense is expected to be $5 to $6 million higher on a dollar basis due to planning incentive compensation at target
  • Interest expense is expected to increase $8 to $9 million due to a higher debt balance and a higher anticipated average interest rate in fiscal 2018
  • Excluding the impact of special items, the effective income tax rate is projected to be approximately 27 to 29 percent
  • EBITDA is expected to be $420 to $430 million
  • Free cash flow is expected to be $205 to $215 million
  • Diluted weighted average shares outstanding is expected to be 47 to 49 million

The company believes providing estimated fiscal 2018 earnings per diluted share guidance provides investors the appropriate insight into the company's ongoing operating performance.

Guidance Policy

Brinker provides annual guidance as it relates to comparable restaurant sales, earnings per diluted share, excluding special items, and other key line items in the statements of comprehensive income and will only provide updates if there is a material change versus the original guidance. We do not provide annual guidance as it relates to US GAAP earnings per diluted share as we are unable to reliably forecast special items such as restaurant impairments, restaurant closures, reorganization charges and legal settlements without unreasonable effort.

Non-GAAP Measures

Brinker management uses certain non-GAAP measures in analyzing operating performance and believes that the presentation of these measures in this release provides investors with information that is beneficial to gaining an understanding of the company's operating results. Non-GAAP disclosures should not be viewed as a substitute for operating results determined in accordance with GAAP, nor are they necessarily comparable to non-GAAP performance measures that may be presented by other companies.  Reconciliations of these non-GAAP measures are included in the tables below.

Table 2: Reconciliation of net income excluding special items

Q4 17 and Q4 16; $ millions and $ per diluted share

 

Brinker believes excluding special items from its financial results provides investors with a clearer perspective of the company's ongoing operating performance and a more relevant comparison to prior period results.

 
   

Q4 17

 

EPS Q4 17

 

Q4 161

 

EPS Q4 161

Net Income

 

50.6

   

1.02

   

62.2

   

1.10

 

Special items2

 

7.2

   

0.14

   

11.7

   

0.21

 

Income tax effect related to special items

 

(2.6)

   

(0.05)

   

(4.4)

   

(0.07)

 

Special items, net of taxes

 

4.6

   

0.09

   

7.3

   

0.14

 

Adjustment for tax items3

 

(1.1)

   

(0.02)

   

0.2

   

 

Net Income excluding special items

 

54.1

   

1.09

   

69.7

   

1.24

 

 

Table 3: Reconciliation of net income excluding special items

FY 17 and FY 16; $ millions and $ per diluted share 

 
   

FY 17

 

EPS FY 17

 

FY 161

 

EPS FY 161

Net Income

 

$

150.8

   

$

2.94

   

$

200.6

   

$

3.42

 

Special items2

 

22.7

   

0.44

   

17.2

   

0.29

 

Income tax effect related to special items

 

(8.4)

   

(0.16)

   

(6.5)

   

(0.11)

 

Special items, net of taxes

 

14.3

   

0.28

   

10.7

   

0.18

 

Adjustment for tax items3

 

(1.1)

   

(0.02)

   

(3.2)

   

(0.05)

 

Net Income excluding special items

 

$

164.0

   

$

3.20

   

$

208.1

   

$

3.55

 

 

   

1

Prior-year amounts are revised due to the correction of an immaterial error. Refer to disclosures in tables 6 and 7 in this press release for further information.

   

2

See footnote "b" to the consolidated statements of comprehensive income for additional details on the composition of these amounts.

   

3

Amounts resulting from the favorable resolution of liabilities established for uncertain tax positions.

 

Table 4: Reconciliation of restaurant operating margin

Q4 17 and Q4 16; $ millions

 

Restaurant operating margin is not a measurement determined in accordance with GAAP and should not be considered in isolation, or as an alternative to operating income as an indicator of financial performance.  Restaurant operating margin is widely regarded in the industry as a useful metric by which to evaluate  restaurant-level operating efficiency and performance of ongoing restaurant-level operations.  We define restaurant operating margin as Company sales less Company restaurant expenses, including Cost of sales, Restaurant labor and Restaurant expenses.  Restaurant expenses includes advertising expense. We believe this metric provides a more useful comparison between periods and enables investors to focus on the performance of restaurant-level operations by excluding revenues not related to food and beverage sales at company-owned restaurants, corporate general and administrative expense, depreciation and amortization, and other gains and charges.

 

Restaurant operating margin excludes Franchise and other revenues which are earned primarily from franchise royalties and other non-food and beverage revenue streams such as banquet service charges, digital entertainment revenues and gift card breakage.   Depreciation and amortization expense, substantially all of which is related to restaurant-level assets, is excluded because such expenses represent historical costs which do not reflect current cash outlays for the restaurants.  General and administrative expense includes primarily non-restaurant-level costs associated with support of the restaurants and other activities at our corporate offices and is therefore excluded.  We believe that excluding special items, included within Other gains and charges, from restaurant operating margin provides investors with a clearer perspective of the Company's ongoing operating performance and a more useful comparison to prior period results.  Restaurant operating margin as presented may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies in our industry. 

 

 

   

Q4F17

 

Q4F16

Operating income - GAAP

 

80.3

   

99.3

 

Operating income as a percent of total revenues

 

9.9

%

 

11.3

%

         

Operating income

 

80.3

   

99.3

 

Less:  Franchise and other revenues

 

(24.8)

   

(26.3)

 

Plus:  Depreciation and amortization

 

38.9

   

39.0

 

General and administrative

 

30.8

   

32.5

 

Other gains and charges

 

8.7

   

11.7

 

Restaurant operating margin - non-GAAP

 

133.9

   

156.2

 

Restaurant operating margin as a percent of company sales

 

17.0

%

 

18.3

%

 

Table 5: Reconciliation of free cash flow

FY 17; $ millions

 

Brinker believes presenting free cash flow provides a useful measure to evaluate the cash flow available for reinvestment after considering the capital requirements of our business operations.

 

 

   

Fifty-Two Week Period 
Ended June 28, 2017

Cash flows provided by operating activities - GAAP

 

312.9

 

Capital expenditures

 

(102.6)

 

Free cash flow - non-GAAP

 

210.3

 

 

Table 6: Immaterial correction of prior period financial statements

FY 16 and FY 15; $ thousands except per share amounts

 

In connection with the preparation of the consolidated financial statements for the year ended June 28, 2017, the Company discovered immaterial errors in prior years relating to the accuracy of the deferred income tax liability, primarily related to property and equipment. While the Company has concluded that the impact of these errors on the Company's previously-issued consolidated financial statements is not material, the Company has determined to revise its previously-reported consolidated financial statements for the years ended June 29, 2016 and June 24, 2015.

 

The revisions to our consolidated statements of comprehensive income for the years ended June 29, 2016 and June 24, 2015 are as follows:

 

 

   

Fifty-Three Week Period Ended
June 29, 2016

 

Fifty-Two Week Period Ended
June 24, 2015

   

As Reported

 

As Revised

 

As Reported

 

As Revised

Income before provision for income taxes

 

$

286,387

   

$

286,387

   

$

284,277

   

284,277

 

Provision for income taxes

 

85,642

   

85,767

   

87,583

   

89,618

 

Net income

 

$

200,745

   

$

200,620

   

$

196,694

   

$

194,659

 
                 

Basic net income per share

 

$

3.47

   

$

3.47

   

$

3.12

   

$

3.09

 
                 

Diluted net income per share

 

$

3.42

   

$

3.42

   

$

3.05

   

$

3.02

 
                 

Basic weighted average shares outstanding

 

57,895

   

57,895

   

63,072

   

63,072

 
                 

Diluted weighted average shares outstanding

 

58,684

   

58,684

   

64,404

   

64,404

 
                 

Other comprehensive loss:

               

Foreign currency translation adjustment

 

$

(2,964)

   

$

(2,964)

   

$

(7,690)

   

$

(7,690)

 

Other comprehensive loss

 

(2,964)

   

(2,964)

   

(7,690)

   

(7,690)

 

Comprehensive income

 

$

197,781

   

$

197,656

   

$

189,004

   

$

186,969

 

 

Table 7: Immaterial correction of prior period financial statements

FY 16; $ thousands

 

The revisions to our consolidated balance sheet as of June 29, 2016 were as follows:

 
   

June 29, 2016

   

As Reported

 

As Revised

         

Accounts receivable, net

 

$

43,944

   

$

45,612

 

Current assets

 

176,774

   

178,442

 

Deferred income taxes, net

 

27,003

   

14,325

 

   Total other assets

 

249,534

   

236,856

 

Total assets

 

1,469,460

   

1,458,450

 
         

Income taxes payable

 

18,814

   

22,022

 

   Other current liabilities

 

428,880

   

432,088

 

   Other liabilities

 

139,423

   

137,682

 

   Total shareholders' deficit

 

(213,099)

   

(225,576)

 

Total liabilities and shareholders' deficit

 

$

1,469,460

   

$

1,458,450

 

The revisions had no impact on cash flows from operating, investing, or financing activities on the consolidated statements of cash flows for fiscal years 2016 and 2015. The revisions to the consolidated statements of shareholders' deficit include the change to net income and the changes to comprehensive income, as noted above, and a $12.4 million decrease to retained earnings at the beginning of fiscal 2016.

Webcast Information

Investors and interested parties are invited to listen to today's conference call, as management will provide further details of the quarter. The call will broadcast live on Brinker's website at 9 a.m. CDT today (Aug. 10) -

http://investors.brinker.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=119205&p=irol-EventDetails&EventId=5260922

For those who are unable to listen to the live broadcast, a replay of the call will be available shortly thereafter and will remain on Brinker's website until the end of the day Sept. 7, 2017.

Additional financial information, including statements of income which detail operations excluding special items, franchise and other revenues, and comparable restaurant sales trends by brand, is also available on Brinker's website under the Financial Information section of the Investor tab.

Forward Calendar

-  SEC Form 10-K for fiscal 2017 filing on or before Aug. 28, 2017; and 
-  First quarter earnings release, before market opens, Nov. 1, 2017.

About Brinker

Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, as of June 28, 2017, Brinker owned, operated, or franchised 1,674 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1,622 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy® (52 restaurants).

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and involve risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from our historical results or from those projected in forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are, in many instances, beyond our control. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, general business and economic conditions, financial and credit market conditions, litigation, reduced disposable income, the impact of competition, the impact of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions, franchisee success, the seasonality of the company's business, increased minimum wages, increased health care costs, adverse weather conditions, loss of key management personnel, product availability, actions of activist shareholders, terrorist acts, consumer perception of food safety, changes in consumer taste, health epidemics or pandemics, changes in demographic trends, availability of employees, unfavorable publicity, the company's ability to meet its business strategy plan, material weakness in internal control over financial reporting, governmental regulations, inflation, technology failures, and failure to protect the security of data of our guests and teammates, as well as the risks described under the caption "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and future filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME

(In thousands, except per share amounts)

(Unaudited)

 
   

Thirteen Week 
Period Ended

 

Fourteen Week 
Period Ended 
(revised)

 

Fifty-Two Week 
Period Ended

 

Fifty-Three Week 
Period Ended 
(revised)

   

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016

 

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016

Revenues:

               

Company sales

 

$

785,836

   

$

855,361

   

$

3,062,579

   

$

3,166,659

 

Franchise and other revenues (a)

 

24,825

   

26,320

   

88,258

   

90,830

 

Total revenues

 

810,661

   

881,681

   

3,150,837

   

3,257,489

 

Operating costs and expenses:

               

Company restaurants (excluding depreciation and amortization)

               

Cost of sales

 

203,579

   

224,440

   

791,321

   

840,204

 

Restaurant labor

 

257,051

   

279,131

   

1,017,945

   

1,036,005

 

Restaurant expenses

 

191,364

   

195,614

   

773,510

   

762,663

 

Company restaurant expenses

 

651,994

   

699,185

   

2,582,776

   

2,638,872

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

38,883

   

39,033

   

156,409

   

156,368

 

General and administrative

 

30,805

   

32,403

   

132,819

   

127,593

 

Other gains and charges (b)

 

8,671

   

11,726

   

22,655

   

17,180

 

Total operating costs and expenses

 

730,353

   

782,347

   

2,894,659

   

2,940,013

 

Operating income

 

80,308

   

99,334

   

256,178

   

317,476

 

Interest expense

 

13,439

   

8,497

   

49,547

   

32,574

 

Other, net

 

(793)

   

(375)

   

(1,877)

   

(1,485)

 

Income before provision for income taxes

 

67,662

   

91,212

   

208,508

   

286,387

 

Provision for income taxes

 

17,078

   

28,995

   

57,685

   

85,767

 

Net income

 

$

50,584

   

$

62,217

   

$

150,823

   

$

200,620

 
                 

Basic net income per share

 

$

1.03

   

$

1.12

   

$

2.98

   

$

3.47

 
                 

Diluted net income per share

 

$

1.02

   

$

1.10

   

$

2.94

   

$

3.42

 
                 

Basic weighted average shares outstanding

 

48,917

   

55,657

   

50,638

   

57,895

 
                 

Diluted weighted average shares outstanding

 

49,435

   

56,394

   

51,250

   

58,684

 
                 

Other comprehensive income (loss):

               

Foreign currency translation adjustment (c)

 

$

1,084

   

$

330

   

$

(327)

   

$

(2,964)

 

Other comprehensive income (loss)

 

1,084

   

330

   

(327)

   

(2,964)

 

Comprehensive income

 

$

51,668

   

$

62,547

   

$

150,496

   

$

197,656

 

 

   

(a)

Franchise and other revenues primarily includes royalties, development fees, franchise fees, Maggiano's banquet service charge income, gift card breakage and discounts, digital entertainment revenue, Chili's retail food product royalties and delivery fee income.

   

(b)

Other gains and charges include:

 

 

Thirteen Week 
Period Ended

 

Fourteen Week 
Period Ended

 

Fifty-Two Week 
Period Ended

 

Fifty-Three Week 
Period Ended

 

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016

 

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016

Restaurant impairment charges

$

3,338

   

$

6,714

   

$

5,190

   

$

10,651

 

Lease guarantee charges

1,089

   

   

1,089

   

 

Accelerated depreciation

644

   

   

1,988

   

 

Restaurant closure charges

463

   

3,691

   

4,084

   

3,780

 

Severance and other benefits

369

   

936

   

6,591

   

3,304

 

Information technology restructuring

39

   

   

2,739

   

 

Gain on the sale of assets, net

(35)

   

   

(2,659)

   

(2,858)

 

Impairment of investment

   

   

   

1,000

 

Impairment of intangible assets

   

392

   

   

392

 

Litigation

   

(1,159)

   

   

(3,191)

 

Acquisition costs

   

   

   

700

 

Other

2,764

   

1,152

   

3,633

   

3,402

 
 

$

8,671

   

$

11,726

   

$

22,655

   

$

17,180

 

 

   

(c)

The foreign currency translation adjustment included in comprehensive income on the consolidated statements of comprehensive income represents the unrealized impact of translating the financial statements of the Canadian restaurants and the Mexican joint venture from their respective functional currencies to U.S. dollars. This amount is not included in net income and would only be realized upon disposition of the businesses.

 

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)

 
   

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016 
(revised)

         

ASSETS

       

Current assets

 

$

154,392

   

$

178,442

 

Net property and equipment (a)

 

1,000,614

   

1,043,152

 

Total other assets

 

258,694

   

236,856

 

Total assets

 

$

1,413,700

   

$

1,458,450

 

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' DEFICIT

       

Current installments of long-term debt

 

$

9,649

   

$

3,563

 

Other current liabilities

 

436,779

   

432,088

 

Long-term debt, less current installments

 

1,319,829

   

1,110,693

 

Other liabilities

 

141,124

   

137,682

 

Total shareholders' deficit

 

(493,681)

   

(225,576)

 

Total liabilities and shareholders' deficit

 

$

1,413,700

   

$

1,458,450

 

 

   

(a)

At June 28, 2017, the company owned the land and buildings for 190 of the 1,003 company-owned restaurants. The net book values of the land totaled $143.2 million and the buildings totaled $97.3 million associated with these restaurants.

 

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)

 
   

Fifty-Two Week 
Period Ended

 

Fifty-Three Week 
Period Ended 
(revised)

   

June 28, 2017

 

June 29, 2016

Cash Flows From Operating Activities:

       

Net income

 

$

150,823

   

$

200,620

 

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

       

Depreciation and amortization

 

156,409

   

156,368

 

Stock-based compensation

 

14,568

   

15,159

 

Restructure charges and other impairments

 

14,412

   

17,445

 

Net (gain) loss on disposal of assets

 

(377)

   

87

 

Changes in assets and liabilities

 

(22,949)

   

5,021

 

Net cash provided by operating activities

 

312,886

   

394,700

 

Cash Flows from Investing Activities:

       

Payments for property and equipment

 

(102,573)

   

(112,788)

 

Proceeds from sale of assets

 

3,157

   

4,256

 

Payment for business acquisition, net of cash acquired

 

   

(105,577)

 

Net cash used in investing activities

 

(99,416)

   

(214,109)

 

Cash Flows from Financing Activities:

       

Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt

 

350,000

   

 

Purchases of treasury stock

 

(370,877)

   

(284,905)

 

Payments on revolving credit facility

 

(388,000)

   

(110,000)

 

Borrowings on revolving credit facility

 

250,000

   

256,500

 

Payments of dividends

 

(70,771)

   

(74,066)

 

Payments for debt issuance costs

 

(10,216)

   

 

Proceeds from issuances of treasury stock

 

5,621

   

6,147

 

Payments on long-term debt

 

(3,832)

   

(3,402)

 

Excess tax benefits from stock-based compensation

 

2,223

   

5,460

 

Net cash used in financing activities

 

(235,852)

   

(204,266)

 

Net change in cash and cash equivalents

 

(22,382)

   

(23,675)

 

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year

 

31,446

   

55,121

 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of year

 

$

9,064

   

$

31,446

 

 

BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

RESTAURANT SUMMARY

 
   

Fourth Quarter
Openings 
Fiscal 2017

 

Total Restaurants
June 28, 2017

 

Openings Fiscal 
2017

 

Projected 
Openings 
Fiscal 2018

Company-owned restaurants:

               

Chili's domestic

 

3

   

937

   

7

   

5-6

 

Chili's international

 

   

14

   

1

   

 

Maggiano's

 

   

52

   

2

   

1

 

Total company-owned

 

3

   

1,003

   

10

   

6-7

 

Franchise restaurants:

               

Chili's domestic

 

1

   

315

   

6

   

6-8

 

Chili's international

 

14

   

356

   

30

   

38-43

 

Total franchise

 

15

   

671

   

36

   

44-51

 

Total restaurants:

               

Chili's domestic

 

4

   

1,252

   

13

   

11-14

 

Chili's international

 

14

   

370

   

31

   

38-43

 

Maggiano's

 

   

52

   

2

   

1

 

Grand total

 

18

   

1,674

   

46

   

50-58

 

Contacts:

Joe Taylor
Investor Relations
Investor.relations@brinker.com

Aisha Fletcher
Media Relations
Media.requests@brinker.com
(800) 775-7290

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