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NIKE, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

June 28, 2012

  • Fourth quarter revenues up 12 percent to $6.5 billion, up 14 percent excluding currency changes
  • Fourth quarter diluted earnings per share down 6 percent to $1.17
  • Fiscal 2012 revenues of $24.1 billion, up 16 percent, up 14 percent excluding currency changes
  • Fiscal year diluted earnings per share up 8 percent to $4.73
  • NIKE Brand futures orders up 7 percent, up 12 percent excluding currency changes
  • Inventories as of May 31, 2012 were up 23 percent versus the prior year

BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2012. Fourth quarter revenues rose 12 percent, or 14 percent on a currency neutral basis, to $6.5 billion, the largest revenue quarter in NIKE, Inc.’s history. This was a result of higher revenues across every NIKE Brand geography, key category and product type as well as across all Other Businesses. However, diluted EPS for the quarter was down 6 percent as a result of a lower gross margin, higher SG&A spending, an increase in the effective tax rate and a charge related to restructuring NIKE Brand Western Europe’s operations to better realign resources against growth opportunities and drive efficiencies.

Revenues for fiscal 2012 were up 16 percent, or 14 percent excluding the impact of changes in foreign currency, to $24.1 billion. Diluted EPS for the year increased 8 percent to $4.73 as a result of strong revenue growth, leverage of SG&A, and a lower average share count, which more than offset the impact of a lower gross margin and higher effective tax rate.

"Fiscal year 2012 demonstrated NIKE, Inc.'s greatest strength – innovation. We delivered an amazing number of game-changing products and services that drove record revenue growth," said Mark Parker, President and CEO, NIKE, Inc. "We also delivered solid profit growth for the year despite some headwinds in a challenging global economy, which will continue into the next year. That said, NIKE is well positioned and will remain aggressive, flexible and laser-focused on the high-growth opportunities. That's how we continue to deliver long-term profitable growth for our shareholders.”*

As part of its long term growth strategy, the Company continually evaluates its existing portfolio of businesses to ensure it is investing in those businesses with the largest growth potential and highest returns. On May 31, 2012, the Company announced its intention to divest the Cole Haan and Umbro businesses, which will allow it to focus its resources on driving growth in the NIKE, Jordan, Converse and Hurley brands. For fiscal 2012, Cole Haan and Umbro together contributed $797 million in revenues and a combined loss before interest and taxes of $43 million. This compares to fiscal 2011 combined revenues of $745 million and a loss before interest and taxes of $18 million.

Fourth Quarter Income Statement Review

  • Revenues for NIKE, Inc. increased 12 percent to $6.5 billion, or up 14 percent on a currency neutral basis. Excluding the impact of changes in foreign currency, NIKE Brand revenues rose 14 percent driven by growth in all geographies, key categories and product types. Revenues for Other Businesses grew 16 percent, with no significant impact from changes in currency exchange rates, as all businesses increased revenues during the quarter.
  • Gross margin declined 150 basis points to 42.8 percent due primarily to higher product costs, increased investments in our digital business and an unanticipated customs assessment in an Emerging Markets territory related to imports that occurred during four previous fiscal years. These factors more than offset the positive effects of price increases, lower air freight due to improved factory deliveries, as well as ongoing product cost reduction initiatives.
  • Selling and administrative expenses grew at the same rate as revenue, up 12 percent to $2 billion. Demand creation expenses increased 23 percent to $760 million driven by marketing support for key product launches, the European Football Championships and the Summer Olympics. Operating overhead expenses increased 6 percent to $1.2 billion due to additional investments in our Direct to Consumer and wholesale businesses.
  • Other expense, net was $38 million, primarily comprised of a $24 million charge related to NIKE Brand’s Western Europe restructuring. The remaining $14 million was primarily comprised of foreign currency exchange losses. For the quarter, we estimate the year-over-year change in foreign currency related losses included in other expense, net combined with the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates on the translation of foreign currency-denominated profits decreased pretax income by approximately $16 million.
  • The effective tax rate was 26.1 percent compared to 23.2 percent for the same period last year primarily due to year-on-year changes in tax reserves, partially offset by a reduction in the effective tax rate on operations outside the United States.
  • Net Income decreased 8 percent to $549 million and Diluted earnings per share decreased 6 percent to $1.17, reflecting a 2 percent decline in the number of weighted average diluted common shares outstanding.

Fiscal 2012 Income Statement Review

  • Revenues for NIKE, Inc. were up 16 percent to $24.1 billion, up 14 percent on a currency neutral basis.
    • NIKE Brand revenues rose 15 percent excluding the impact of changes in foreign currency, driven by growth in all geographies, key categories and product types. NIKE Brand wholesale revenues increased to $17.4 billion, 14 percent higher than the same period last year on a currency neutral basis. NIKE Brand Direct to Consumer revenues grew 21 percent to $3.5 billion due to 13 percent growth in same store sales and new door expansion. As of May 31, 2012 the NIKE Brand had 557 stores in operation as compared to 487 a year ago.
    • Revenues for Other Businesses grew 11 percent with no significant impact from changes in currency exchange rates, driven by growth across most businesses.
  • Gross margin declined 220 basis points to 43.4 percent, primarily driven by higher product costs, as well as investments in our digital business, an unanticipated customs assessment in an Emerging Markets territory related to imports that occurred during four previous fiscal years, and higher discounts on close-out sales. These factors more than offset the positive effects of price increases, lower air freight costs, growing sales in our Direct to Consumer operations and ongoing product cost reduction initiatives.
  • Selling and administrative expenses grew at a slower rate than revenue, up 11 percent to $7.4 billion. Demand creation expenses were up 11 percent to $2.7 billion due to an increase in sports marketing expense, marketing support for key product initiatives, investments in retail product presentation for wholesale accounts and marketing support for the European Football Championships and Summer Olympics. Operating overhead expenses increased 11 percent to $4.7 billion due to additional investments made in our wholesale and Direct to Consumer businesses.
  • Other expense, net was $54 million for the fiscal year, primarily comprised of net foreign currency exchange losses and a $24 million charge related to NIKE Brand’s Western Europe restructuring, partially offset by certain non-operating items. For the year, we estimate the year-over-year change in currency related gains and losses included in other expense, net, combined with the impact of changes in currency exchange rates on the translation of foreign currency-denominated profits, did not have a significant impact on pretax income.
  • The effective tax rate was 25.5 percent compared to 25 percent for the same period last year. The increase was due to changes in tax reserves, partially offset by a reduction in the effective tax rate on operations outside of the United States.
  • Net Income increased 4 percent to $2.2 billion and Diluted earnings per share increased 8 percent to $4.73, reflecting higher net income and a 3 percent decline in the number of weighted average diluted common shares outstanding.

May 31, 2012 Balance Sheet Review

  • Inventories for NIKE, Inc. were $3.4 billion, up 23 percent from May 31, 2011. NIKE Brand inventories increased 19 percent; 17 percentage points of growth were due to higher product cost per unit, as input cost inflation and a higher proportion of Footwear versus Apparel more than offset the favorable impact of changes in currency exchange rates. NIKE Brand unit inventories grew 10 percent.
  • Cash and short-term investments at period-end were $3.8 billion, $781 million lower than last year due to higher working capital investments, long-term debt repayments and dividend payments compared to the prior year.

Share Repurchases

During the fourth quarter, NIKE, Inc. repurchased a total of 2.3 million shares for approximately $245 million as part of its four-year, $5 billion share repurchase program, approved by the Board of Directors in September 2008. As of the end of the fourth quarter, the Company has purchased a total of 50.3 million shares for approximately $4.1 billion under this program.

About NIKE, Inc.

NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Cole Haan, which designs, markets and distributes luxury shoes, handbags, accessories and coats; Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Umbro International Limited., a leading United Kingdom-based global football (soccer) brand. For more information, NIKE’s earnings releases and other financial information are available on the Internet at http://investors.nikeinc.com and individuals can follow @Nike.

* The marked paragraphs contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in reports filed by NIKE, Inc. with the S.E.C., including Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K. Some forward-looking statements in this release concern changes in futures orders that are not necessarily indicative of changes in total revenues for subsequent periods due to the mix of futures and “at once” orders, exchange rate fluctuations, order cancellations and discounts, which may vary significantly from quarter to quarter, and because a significant portion of the business does not report futures orders.

(Additional Consolidated Financial Statement Tables for Q412 and FY12 Follow)

NIKE, Inc.
CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE PERIOD ENDED MAY 31, 2012
(Dollars in millions, except per share data)
           
 
QUARTER ENDED YEAR TO DATE ENDED
INCOME STATEMENT   5/31/2012   5/31/2011   % Chg   5/31/2012   5/31/2011   % Chg
Revenues $ 6,470 $ 5,766 12 % $ 24,128 $ 20,862 16 %
Cost of sales   3,703       3,212   15 %   13,657       11,354   20 %
Gross profit 2,767 2,554 8 % 10,471 9,508 10 %
Gross margin 42.8 % 44.3 % 43.4 % 45.6 %
 
Demand creation expense 760 617 23 % 2,711 2,448 11 %
Operating overhead expense   1,226       1,155   6 %   4,720       4,245   11 %
Total selling and administrative expense 1,986 1,772 12 % 7,431 6,693 11 %
% of revenue 30.7 % 30.7 % 30.8 % 32.1 %
 
Other expense (income), net 38 5 - 54 (33 ) -
Interest expense, net   -       4   -   3       4   -25 %
 
Income before income taxes 743 773 -4 % 2,983 2,844 5 %
 
Income taxes   194       179   8 %   760       711   7 %
Effective tax rate 26.1 % 23.2 % 25.5 % 25.0 %
 
 
Net income $ 549     $ 594   -8 % $ 2,223     $ 2,133   4 %
 
Diluted EPS $ 1.17 $ 1.24 -6 % $ 4.73 $ 4.39 8 %
 
Basic EPS $ 1.20 $ 1.27 -6 % $ 4.83 $ 4.48 8 %
 
Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding:
Diluted 468.1 478.7 469.8 485.7
Basic   458.1       469.3     460.0       475.5  
Dividends declared $ 0.36     $ 0.31   $ 1.39     $ 1.20  
NIKE, Inc.      
 
BALANCE SHEET   5/31/2012   5/31/2011   % Change
(dollars in millions)
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and equivalents $ 2,317 $ 1,955 19 %
Short-term investments 1,440 2,583 -44 %
Accounts receivable, net 3,280 3,138 5 %
Inventories 3,350 2,715 23 %
Deferred income taxes 274 312 -12 %
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   870     594 46 %
 
Total current assets 11,531 11,297 2 %
 
Property, plant and equipment 5,244 4,906 7 %
Less accumulated depreciation   2,965     2,791 6 %
Property, plant and equipment, net 2,279 2,115 8 %
 
Identifiable intangible assets, net 535 487 10 %
Goodwill 201 205 -2 %
Deferred income taxes and other assets 919 894 3 %
     
Total assets $ 15,465   $ 14,998 3 %
 
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Current portion of long-term debt $ 49 $ 200 -76 %
Notes payable 108 187 -42 %
Accounts payable 1,588 1,469 8 %
Accrued liabilities 2,053 1,985 3 %
Income taxes payable   67     117 -43 %
 
Total current liabilities 3,865 3,958 -2 %
 
Long-term debt 228 276 -17 %
Deferred income taxes and other liabilities 991 921 8 %
Redeemable preferred stock - - -
Shareholders' equity 10,381 9,843 5 %
     
Total liabilities and shareholders' equity $ 15,465   $ 14,998 3 %
NIKE, Inc.                
QUARTER ENDED % Change % Change Excluding Currency Changes 2 YEAR TO DATE ENDED % Change % Change Excluding Currency Changes 2
DIVISIONAL REVENUES1   5/31/2012   5/31/2011       5/31/2012   5/31/2011    
(Dollars in millions)
North America
Footwear $ 1,668 $ 1,464 14 % 14 % $ 5,887 $ 5,111 15 % 15 %
Apparel 616 570 8 % 8 % 2,482 2,103 18 % 18 %
Equipment   140       105   33 % 34 %   470       365   29 % 29 %
Total 2,424 2,139 13 % 13 % 8,839 7,579 17 % 17 %
 
Western Europe
Footwear 651 643 1 % 7 % 2,526 2,345 8 % 5 %
Apparel 332 319 4 % 9 % 1,377 1,303 6 % 2 %
Equipment   56       55   2 % 4 %   241       220   10 % 5 %
Total 1,039 1,017 2 % 7 % 4,144 3,868 7 % 4 %
 
Central & Eastern Europe
Footwear 195 191 2 % 10 % 671 605 11 % 13 %
Apparel 111 84 32 % 40 % 441 359 23 % 24 %
Equipment   24       19   26 % 33 %   88       76   16 % 17 %
Total 330 294 12 % 20 % 1,200 1,040 15 % 17 %
 
Greater China
Footwear 402 321 25 % 21 % 1,518 1,164 30 % 25 %
Apparel 230 215 7 % 3 % 896 789 14 % 9 %
Equipment   35       28   25 % 24 %   125       107   17 % 12 %
Total 667 564 18 % 14 % 2,539 2,060 23 % 18 %
 
Japan
Footwear 128 117 9 % 8 % 438 396 11 % 3 %
Apparel 91 79 15 % 13 % 322 302 7 % -1 %
Equipment   21       20   5 % 5 %   69       68   1 % -4 %
Total 240 216 11 % 9 % 829 766 8 % 1 %
 
Emerging Markets
Footwear 606 524 16 % 23 % 2,386 1,897 26 % 27 %
Apparel 213 177 20 % 27 % 815 657 24 % 25 %
Equipment   51       46   11 % 13 %   209       182   15 % 15 %
Total 870 747 16 % 23 % 3,410 2,736 25 % 26 %
 
Global Brand Divisions3 26 29 -10 % -5 % 111 96 16 % 13 %
           
Total NIKE Brand 5,596 5,006 12 % 14 % 21,072 18,145 16 % 15 %
 
Other Businesses4 896 773 16 % 16 % 3,095 2,786 11 % 11 %
Corporate5 (22 ) (13 ) -69 % 3 % (39 ) (69 ) 43 % 32 %
           
Total NIKE, Inc. Revenues $ 6,470     $ 5,766   12 % 14 % $ 24,128     $ 20,862   16 % 14 %
 
Total NIKE Brand
Footwear $ 3,650 $ 3,260 12 % 14 % $ 13,426 $ 11,518 17 % 15 %
Apparel 1,593 1,444 10 % 12 % 6,333 5,513 15 % 13 %
Equipment 327 273 20 % 21 % 1,202 1,018 18 % 16 %
Global Brand Divisions3 26 29 -10 % -5 % 111 96 16 % 13 %
                                 

1 Certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to fiscal year 2012 presentation. These changes had no impact on previously reported results of operations or shareholders' equity.

2 Fiscal 2012 results have been restated using fiscal 2011 exchange rates for the comparative period to enhance the visibility of the underlying business trends excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations.

3 Global Brand Divisions primarily represent NIKE Brand licensing businesses that are not part of a geographic operating segment.

4 Other businesses represent activities of Cole Haan, Converse, Hurley, NIKE Golf and Umbro.

5 Corporate revenues primarily consist of intercompany revenue eliminations and foreign currency revenue-related hedge gains and losses generated by entities within the NIKE Brand geographic operating segments and certain Other Businesses through our centrally managed foreign exchange risk management program.

NIKE, Inc.          

 

 

FISCAL YEAR ENDED

% Change Excluding Currency Changes 1

SUPPLEMENTAL NIKE BRAND REVENUE DETAILS     5/31/2012   5/31/2011  

% Change

 

 

(Dollars in millions)

NIKE Brand Revenues by:
Sales to Wholesale Customers $ 17,431 $ 15,173 15 % 14 %
Sales Direct to Consumers 3,530 2,876 23 % 21 %
Global Brand Divisions   111     96 16 % 13 %
Total NIKE Brand Revenues as Reported $ 21,072   $ 18,145 16 % 15 %
 
NIKE Brand Revenues on a Wholesale Equivalent Basis:2
Sales to Wholesale Customers $ 17,431 $ 15,173 15 % 14 %
Sales from our Wholesale Operations to Direct to Consumer Operations   1,978     1,598 24 % 22 %
NIKE Brand Wholesale Equivalent Revenues $ 19,409   $ 16,771 16 % 14 %
 
NIKE Brand Wholesale Equivalent Revenues by Category:3
Running $ 3,702 $ 2,795 32 % 31 %
Basketball 2,230 1,908 17 % 16 %
Football (Soccer) 2,006 1,765 14 % 12 %
Men’s Training 2,007 1,698 18 % 17 %
Women’s Training 1,015 842 21 % 19 %
Action Sports 499 470 6 % 5 %
Sportswear 5,560 5,150 8 % 6 %
Others4   2,390     2,143 12 % 10 %
Total NIKE Brand Wholesale Equivalent Revenues $ 19,409   $ 16,771 16 % 14 %
 
                   
1 Fiscal 2012 results have been restated using fiscal 2011 exchange rates for the comparative period to enhance the visibility of the underlying business trends excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations.
2 References to NIKE Brand wholesale equivalent revenues are intended to provide context as to the overall current NIKE Brand market footprint on a wholesale revenue basis by excluding the revenue mark-up provided by our Direct to Consumer Operations. NIKE Brand wholesale equivalent revenues do not include estimation of sales made by NIKE Brand licensees as the amounts are not material.
3 NIKE Brand wholesale equivalent revenues for categories are inclusive of intercompany sales from the Company's Wholesale Operations to its Direct to Consumer Operations. Amounts do not include sales made directly to consumers. References to NIKE Brand wholesale equivalent revenues are intended to provide context as to the overall current NIKE Brand market footprint on a wholesale revenue basis. NIKE Brand wholesale equivalent revenues do not include estimation of sales made by NIKE Brand licensees as the amounts are not material.

4 Others include all other categories and certain adjustments that are not allocated at the category level.

NIKE, Inc.        
FISCAL YEAR ENDED

% Change

 

% Change Excluding Currency Changes 2

SUPPLEMENTAL OTHER BUSINESSES REVENUE DETAILS1  

5/31/2012

 

5/31/2011

   
(Dollars in millions)
Other Businesses:
Converse $ 1,324 $ 1,131 17 % 17 %
NIKE Golf 726 658 10 % 9 %
Cole Haan 535 521 3 % 3 %
Hurley 248 252 -2 % -1 %
Umbro   262     224 17 % 14 %
Total Revenues for Other Businesses $ 3,095   $ 2,786 11 % 11 %
 
                 
1 Certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to fiscal year 2012 presentation. These changes had no impact on previously reported results of operations or shareholders' equity.

2 Fiscal 2012 results have been restated using fiscal 2011 exchange rates for the comparative period to enhance the visibility of the underlying business trends excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations.

NIKE, Inc.            
QUARTER ENDED % Chg YEAR TO DATE ENDED % Chg
EARNINGS BEFORE INTEREST AND TAXES1,2   5/31/2012   5/31/2011     5/31/2012   5/31/2011  
(Dollars in millions)
 
North America $ 559 $ 518 8 % $ 2,007 $ 1,736 16 %
Western Europe 133 142 -6 % 597 730 -18 %
Central & Eastern Europe 71 67 6 % 234 244 -4 %
Greater China 247 226 9 % 911 777 17 %
Japan 43 20 115 % 136 114 19 %
Emerging Markets 201 197 2 % 853 688 24 %
Global Brand Divisions3   (351 )     (268 ) -31 %   (1,177 )     (971 ) -21 %
 
Total NIKE Brand 903 902 0 % 3,561 3,318 7 %
 
Other Businesses4 111 82 35 % 341 335 2 %
Corporate5   (271 )     (207 ) -31 %   (916 )     (805 ) -14 %
 
Total earnings before interest and taxes1,2 $ 743     $ 777   -4 % $ 2,986     $ 2,848   5 %
 
 
                         
1 The Company evaluates performance of individual operating segments based on earnings before interest and taxes (also commonly referred to as “EBIT”), which represents net income before interest expense, net, and income taxes.

2 Certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to fiscal year 2012 presentation. These changes had no impact on previously reported results of operations or shareholders' equity.

3 Global Brand Divisions primarily represent NIKE Brand licensing businesses that are not part of a geographic operating segment and general and administrative expenses that are centrally managed for the Nike Brand.

4 Other businesses represent activities of Cole Haan, Converse, Hurley, NIKE Golf and Umbro.

5 Corporate consists of unallocated general and administrative expenses, which includes expenses associated with centrally managed departments, depreciation and amortization related to the Company’s corporate headquarters, unallocated insurance and benefit programs, certain foreign currency gains and losses, including certain hedge gains and losses, corporate eliminations and other items.

NIKE, Inc.
NIKE BRAND REPORTED FUTURES GROWTH BY GEOGRAPHY1 Reported Futures Orders

Excluding Currency Changes 2

 
North America 15% 15%
Western Europe -2% 8%
Central & Eastern Europe 5% 11%
Greater China 5% 2%
Japan -6% 1%
Emerging Markets 10% 20%
 
Total NIKE Brand Reported Futures 7% 12%
 
 
     
1 Futures orders by geography and in total for NIKE Brand athletic footwear and apparel scheduled for delivery from June through November 2012.
 
The reported futures and advance orders growth is not necessarily indicative of our expectation of revenue growth during this period. This is due to year-over-year changes in shipment timing and because the mix of orders can shift between advance/futures and at-once orders and the fulfillment of certain orders may fall outside of the schedule noted above. In addition, exchange rate fluctuations as well as differing levels of order cancellations and discounts can cause differences in the comparisons between advance/futures orders and actual revenues. Moreover, a significant portion of our revenue is not derived from futures and advance orders, including at-once and close-out sales of NIKE Brand footwear and apparel, sales of NIKE Brand equipment, sales from certain of our Direct to Consumer operations, and sales from our Other Businesses.
 
2 Reported futures restated using prior year exchange rates to enhance the visibility of the underlying business trends excluding the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations.

 

 

Source: NIKE, Inc.