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K12 Inc. Reports Full Year Fiscal 2018 Revenue Increases 3.3% to $917.7 Million

August 7, 2018

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2018--K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company and leading provider of online curriculum and online school programs for students in pre-K through high school, today announced its results for the fourth fiscal quarter and full fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.

Financial Highlights for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2018 (Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2018)

Revenues of $238.9 million, compared to $215.8 million in the fourth quarter of FY 2017. Operating income of $9.9 million, compared to $4.7 million in the fourth quarter of FY 2017. Net income attributable to common stockholders of $9.3 million, compared to a net loss of $6.5 million in the fourth quarter of FY 2017. Diluted net income attributable to common stockholders per share of $0.23, compared to a diluted net loss of $0.17 in the fourth quarter of FY 2017.

To supplement our financial statements presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), we are also presenting adjusted operating income and adjusted EBITDA. Management believes that these additional metrics provide useful information to our investors as an indicator of performance because they exclude non-cash stock-based compensation expense. Non-GAAP Financial Highlights for the three months ended June 30, 2018 (Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2018) are as follows.

Adjusted operating income of $15.8 million, compared to $12.8 million in the fourth quarter of FY 2017. Adjusted EBITDA of $33.5 million, compared to $30.7 million in the fourth quarter of FY 2017.

Financial Highlights for the Year Ended June 30, 2018

Revenues of $917.7 million, compared to $888.5 million for the full fiscal year of 2017. Operating income of $25.5 million, compared to $13.1 million for the full fiscal year of 2017. Net income attributable to common stockholders of $27.6 million, compared to $0.5 million for the full fiscal year of 2017. Diluted net income attributable to common stockholders per share of $0.68, compared to $0.01 for the full fiscal year of 2017.

Non-GAAP Financial Highlights for the year ended June 30, 2018 are as follows.

Adjusted operating income of $46.4 million, compared to $35.7 million for the full fiscal year of 2017. Adjusted EBITDA of $121.6 million, compared to $110.0 million for the full fiscal year of 2017.

A reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures for these periods is provided below.

Liquidity

As of June 30, 2018, the Company had cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash of $233.1 million, an increase of $2.2 million compared to the $230.9 million reported at June 30, 2017.

Share Buyback

On May 16, 2018, K12 announced that the Board of Directors had authorized the repurchase of 1.83 million shares of the Company’s common stock in a private block transaction at a price of $15.00 per share. This one-time purchase of $27.5 million was funded with cash on hand.

Capital Expenditures

Capital expenditures for the year ended June 30, 2018 were $43.1 million, a decrease of $5.1 million from the prior year’s full fiscal year, and was comprised of:

$8.7 million for property and equipment, $24.5 million for capitalized software development, and $9.9 million for capitalized curriculum.

Revenue and Enrollment Data

Revenue

The Company’s lines of business are – Managed Public School Programs (where K12 provides substantially all management, technology and academic support services in addition to curriculum, learning systems and instructional services), Institutional (Non-managed Public School Programs – curriculum, technology and other educational services where K12 does not provide primary administrative oversight, and Institutional Software and Services – educational software and services provided to school districts, public schools and other educational institutions), and Private Pay Schools and Other (private schools for which it charges student tuition and makes direct consumer sales) – The following table sets forth the Company’s revenues for the periods indicated:

Enrollment Data

The following table sets forth average enrollment data for the periods indicated. These figures exclude enrollments from classroom pilot programs and consumer programs.

Revenue per Enrollment Data

The following table sets forth revenue per average enrollment data for students in Public School Programs for the periods indicated.

Fiscal Year 2019 Outlook

The Company will provide an outlook for fiscal 2019 results as part of the first quarter results report for fiscal year 2019. This first quarter results is planned to be published at or near the end of October 2018. No separate guidance communication, or enrollment counts, for fiscal 2019 will be provided before that time.

Special Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We have tried, whenever possible, to identify these forward-looking statements using words such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “continues,” “likely,” “may,” “opportunity,” “potential,” “projects,” “will,” “expects,” “plans,” “intends” and similar expressions to identify forward looking statements, whether in the negative or the affirmative. These statements reflect our current beliefs and are based upon information currently available to us. Accordingly, such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause our actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, such statements. These risks, uncertainties, factors and contingencies include, but are not limited to: reduction of per pupil funding amounts at the schools we serve; inability to achieve sufficient levels of new enrollments to sustain or to grow our business model; failure of the schools we serve to comply with regulations resulting in a loss of funding, an obligation to repay funds previously received or contractual remedies; declines or variations in academic performance outcomes as curriculum and testing standards evolve; harm to our reputation resulting from poor performance or misconduct by operators or us in any school in our industry and in any school in which we operate; legal and regulatory challenges from opponents of virtual public education, public charter schools or for-profit education companies; discrepancies in interpretation of legislation by regulatory agencies that may lead to payment or funding disputes; termination of our contracts with schools due to a loss of authorizing charter; failure to enter into new school contracts or renew existing contracts, in part or in their entirety; unsuccessful integration of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures; failure to further develop, maintain and enhance our technology, products, services and brands; inadequate recruiting, training and retention of effective teachers and employees; declines in enrollments due to teacher union activities; infringement of our intellectual property; entry of new competitors with superior competitive technologies and lower prices; disruptions to our Internet-based learning and delivery systems resulting from cyber-attacks; and other risks and uncertainties associated with our business described in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that the expectations will be attained or that any deviation will not be material. All information in this release is as of June 30, 2018, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the Company’s expectations.

Conference Call

The Company will discuss its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2018 financial results during a conference call scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time (ET).

The conference call will be webcast and available at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=130101. Please access the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call.

To participate in the live call, investors and analysts should dial (877) 407-4019 (domestic) or (201) 689-8337 (international) at 4:45 p.m. (ET). No passcode is required.

A replay of the call will be available starting on August 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. ET through September 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. ET, at (877) 660-6853 (domestic) or (201) 612-7415 (international) using conference ID 13680817. A webcast replay of the call will be available at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=130101 for 30 days.

Financial Statements

The financial statements set forth below are not the complete set of K12 Inc.’s financial statements for the three months and full year ended June 30, 2018, and are presented below without footnotes. Readers are encouraged to obtain and carefully review K12 Inc.’s Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2018, including all financial statements contained therein and the footnotes thereto, filed with the SEC. The Form 10-K may be retrieved from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or from K12 Inc.’s website at www.k12.com.

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