Iconix Brand Group Q2 revenues surge 23%

July 25, 2013 - United States Of America

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013.

Q2 2013 Results for Iconix Brand Group, Inc.:

Total revenue for the second quarter of 2013 was approximately $115.1 million, a 23% increase as compared to approximately $93.6 million in the second quarter of 2012. EBITDA attributable to Iconix for the second quarter was approximately $72.7 million, a 24% increase as compared to $58.4 million in the prior year quarter.

Free cash flow attributable to Iconix for the second quarter was approximately $60.8 million, a 17% increase as compared to the prior year quarter of approximately $51.9 million. Net income attributable to Iconix was $42.7 million, a 32% increase as compared to the prior year quarter of approximately $32.4 million.

Non-GAAP diluted EPS for the second quarter of 2013 increased 60% to $0.72 compared to $0.45 in the prior year quarter. GAAP net income attributable to Iconix for the second quarter of 2013 was approximately $38.7 million, a 35% increase as compared to $28.6 million in the prior year quarter and GAAP diluted EPS for the second quarter of 2013 increased 65% to $0.66 compared to $0.40 in the prior year quarter.

Six months ended June 30, 2013:

Total revenue for the six months ended June 30, 2013 was approximately $220.2 million, a 21% increase as compared to approximately $182.1 million for the prior year period. EBITDA attributable to Iconix for the six month period was approximately $137.2 million, a 19% increase as compared to approximately $115.2 million in the prior year period. Free cash flow attributable to Iconix for the six month period was approximately $112.7 million, a 13% increase over the prior year period of approximately $99.4 million.

Net income attributable to Iconix for the six month period was approximately $78.9 million, a 23% increase as compared to approximately $64.4 million in the prior year period, and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was approximately $1.25 for the six month period, a 42% increase versus $0.88 for the prior year period.

GAAP net income attributable to Iconix for the six month period of 2013 was approximately $72.9 million, a 30% increase as compared to $56.2 million in the prior year period and GAAP diluted EPS for the six month period of 2013 increased 53% to $1.16 compared to $0.76 in the prior year period.

Included in the second quarter and year-to-date results ended June 30, 2013, is the formation of a new joint venture in Canada, which contributed approximately $9.8 million to revenue. Similarly, the second quarter of 2012 included the formation of a joint venture in India, which contributed approximately $5.6 million to revenue in the prior year quarter. 

In addition, in the second quarter of 2013, the Company received $5.4 million in cash related to its previously written-off auction rate securities, which is included in interest and other expenses, net. On a full year basis, this will be offset by incremental interest expense of approximately $7 million related to the $275 million securitization transaction the Company completed in the second quarter of 2013.