EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug 02, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --
Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEET) today announced its second quarter 2007 results for the period ended July 1, 2007, which included 13 weeks.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070606/AQW139LOGO) In this release, the Company: -- Reports net revenue of $60.1 million, an increase of 21.0% versus last year; -- Reports diluted earnings per share of $0.13 and net income of $1.8 million; -- Announces that it expects to add new distribution to at least 1,000 new grocery customers through its direct store delivery sales system this year, primarily in the eastern U.S.; -- Reports that eight new stores opened in the quarter and the Company is on track to open 30 new stores in the year; and -- Announces that its new roasting facility in Alameda, Calif., is now fully operational and the transition from its Emeryville plant to the new facility is complete.
For the 13 weeks ended July 1, 2007, net revenue increased 21.0% to $60.1 million from $49.7 million for the corresponding period of fiscal 2006.
Reported net income for the quarter was $1.8 million or $0.13 per share, compared to $1.9 million or $0.13 per share last year, as restated.
"We are pleased with our progress this quarter," said Patrick O'Dea, president and chief executive officer of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. "Sales growth in all our businesses was in line with our expectations, our grocery business is strengthening across the board, with new distribution in the eastern U.S. performing very well, and we are more than half way to our objective of opening 30 new stores this year."
Financial and Operating Summary
Retail net revenue increased 22.0% to $41.0 million for the 13 weeks ended July 1, 2007 from $33.6 million for the corresponding period of fiscal 2006. The increase was primarily attributable to new retail stores opened in the last 12 months and growth in existing stores. The Company opened eight new retail locations in the quarter.
Specialty net revenue increased 18.8% to $19.1 million, compared to $16.1 million for the corresponding quarter last year. Within the specialty business, grocery grew 26.1%, food service and office sales were up 16.1% and the home delivery business registered 7.3% growth compared to the same period last year.
Cost of sales and related occupancy costs increased to 47.2% of total net revenue compared to 46.5% for the corresponding quarter last year. The increase over last year is due to higher milk and green coffee costs, higher grocery promotions and new retail stores with higher costs on lower initial sales, partially offset by a retail price increase in November 2006.
Operating expenses as a percent of net revenue increased slightly to 35.5% of total net revenue compared to 35.4% for the corresponding quarter last year. The favorable impact of retail pricing increases and overhead leverage was offset by higher retail operating expenses due to new stores and higher grocery promotions and other start up costs as the Company expanded in the East.
General and administrative expenses increased to $5.4 million compared to $4.6 million for the same period last year primarily due to investments in additional headcount for growth, offset by lower marketing spending.
Depreciation and amortization expenses increased to $2.6 million, compared to $2.1 million for the corresponding quarter last year. The increase was primarily due to the opening of 32 new retail stores in the last 12 months.
The impact of the financial statement restatement on the quarter ended July 2, 2006 increased net income by $144,000 ($0.01 per diluted share) as discussed in the 2006 Form 10-K.
The Company ended the quarter with cash and cash equivalents plus investments of $22.8 million.
Looking ahead, the Company is forecasting sales growth in the 20% range for the full year, with minor quarter-to-quarter variations.
Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. Q2 2007 Conference Call
The Company will report its second quarter 2007 earnings results via conference call on Thursday, August 2, 2007. The teleconference call will begin at 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET.
The teleconference can be accessed by calling 1-800-395-0708, using access code 8870433. The call will be simultaneously webcast on Peet's website at http://www.peets.com. A replay of the teleconference will be available today at 5:00 p.m. PT/ 8:00 p.m. ET through 8:59 p.m. PT/11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 12, 2007 at 1-888-203-1112 or 1-719-457-0820, using access code 8870433. It will also be archived at http://investor.peets.com/Medialist.cfm through August 2, 2008.
ABOUT PEET'S COFFEE & TEA, INC.
Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., (PEET), the leading super-premium coffee company, is dedicated to artisan roasting, distributing and marketing the highest quality coffee available to coffee lovers throughout the United States. Founded in 1966 in Berkeley, Calif., Peet's is committed to strategically growing its business while maintaining its unique culture and focus on quality and customer satisfaction. For more information about Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., visit http://www.peets.com.
This press release contains statements that are not based on historical fact and are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward looking statements include statements relating to 2007 sales growth and new retail store opening estimates. Forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management, including financial and operational information, the Company's stock price volatility, and current competitive conditions. As a result, these statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those set forth in forward-looking statements depending on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the Company's ability to implement its business strategy, attract and retain customers, and obtain and expand its market presence in new geographic regions; the impact of the Company's stock price volatility on the valuation of stock-based compensation under SFAS 123(R); the availability and cost of high quality Arabica coffee beans; consumers' tastes and preferences; and competition in its market as well as other risk factors as described more fully in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 1, 2007. These factors may not be exhaustive. The Company operates in a continually changing business environment, and new risks emerge from time to time. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.
PEET'S COFFEE & TEA, INC. CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (Unaudited, in thousands, except per share amounts) Thirteen weeks Twenty-six weeks ended ended July 1, July 2, July 1, July 2, 2007 2006 2007 2006 (As restated) (As restated) Retail stores $40,963 $33,581 $79,986 $66,981 Specialty sales 19,140 16,108 37,630 32,415 Net revenue 60,103 49,689 117,616 99,396 Cost of sales and related occupancy expenses 28,374 23,093 55,564 45,908 Operating expenses 21,366 17,581 41,179 34,687 General and administrative expenses 5,357 4,575 11,300 9,412 Depreciation and amortization expenses 2,586 2,095 5,316 4,077 Total costs and expenses from operations 57,683 47,344 113,359 94,084 Income from operations 2,420 2,345 4,257 5,312 Interest income 463 702 888 1,379 Income before income taxes 2,883 3,047 5,145 6,691 Income tax provision 1,081 1,140 1,927 2,532 Net income $1,802 $1,907 $3,218 $4,159 Net income per share: Basic $0.13 $0.14 $0.24 $0.30 Diluted $0.13 $0.13 $0.23 $0.29 Shares used in calculation of net income per share: Basic 13,663 13,840 13,589 13,866 Diluted 14,077 14,549 14,003 14,579 PEET'S COFFEE & TEA, INC. CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Unaudited, in thousands, except share amounts) July 1, December 31, 2007 2006 ASSETS Current assets Cash and cash equivalents $2,297 $7,692 Short-term marketable securities 14,103 19,511 Accounts receivable, net 6,757 6,838 Inventories 25,164 19,533 Deferred income taxes - current 1,888 1,888 Prepaid expenses and other 5,972 3,852 Total current assets 56,181 59,314 Long-term marketable securities 6,387 5,989 Property and equipment, net 93,234 82,447 Deferred income taxes - non current 1,315 1,315 Other assets, net 3,824 3,940 Total assets $160,941 $153,005 LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities Accounts payable and other accrued liabilities $8,436 $11,046 Accrued compensation and benefits 7,580 6,389 Deferred revenue 3,848 4,625 Total current liabilities 19,864 22,060 Deferred lease credits and other long-term liabilities 4,109 3,506 Total liabilities 23,973 25,566 Shareholders' equity Common stock, no par value; authorized 50,000,000 shares; issued and outstanding: 13,757,000 and 13,516,000 shares 99,566 93,246 Accumulated other comprehensive loss, net of tax (24) (15) Retained earnings 37,426 34,208 Total shareholders' equity 136,968 127,439 Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $160,941 $153,005
Stock-based Compensation Expense
The following table illustrates the details of stock-based compensation recognized under SFAS 123R reported in the consolidated statements of income (in thousands, except per share amounts.)
13 weeks ended 26 weeks ended Jul. 1, Jul. 2, Jul. 1, Jul. 2, 2007 2006 2007 2006 (As (As restated) restated) Cost of sales and related occupancy expenses $61 $160 $114 $297 Operating expenses 241 373 479 738 General and administrative expenses 428 671 852 1,216 Total 730 1,204 1,445 2,251 Tax impact (298) (491) (590) (918) Stock-based compensation, net of tax $432 $713 $855 $1,333 Impact on diluted net income per share $0.03 $0.05 $0.06 $0.09
Presentation and reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The following table reconciles non-GAAP net income per share and net income, excluding the after tax costs associated with the Company's stock option review and restatement, to GAAP net income per share and net income. The Company is presenting these non-GAAP financial measures to illustrate the effect on net income and net income per share if the Company had not incurred the costs of the review of its stock option granting practices. The Company uses such non-GAAP financial measures to analyze and compare the performance of its core business. Non-GAAP financial information is not prepared under a comprehensive set of accounting rules and should be considered supplemental to, and not a substitute for or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP.
(In thousands) 13 weeks ended 26 weeks ended Jul. 1, Jul. 2, Jul. 1, Jul. 2, 2007 2006 2007 2006 Net income as reported $1,802 $1,907 $3,218 $4,159 Stock option review professional fees 64 - 1,040 - Income tax benefit (24) - (389) - Net income, excluding fees $1,842 $1,907 $3,869 $4,159 After tax impact of review professional fees $40 - $651 - Diluted net income per share: Net income, as reported $0.13 $0.13 $0.23 $0.29 Stock option review professional fees - - 0.07 - Income tax benefit - - (0.03) - Diluted net income, excluding fees $0.13 $0.13 $0.27 $0.29 After tax impact of review professional fees* $- - $0.05 - * per share data may not sum due to rounding
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