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Gentherm Reports 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

February 22, 2019

Company Achieved Record Annual Revenues Despite Industry HeadwindsSecured Record $1.6 Billion in Automotive Awards in 20182019 Guidance Established

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM), the global market leader and developer of innovative thermal management technologies, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018.

Fourth Quarter Highlights

-- Product revenues of $253.7 million decreased 1.4% from $257.2 million in the 2017 fourth quarter. Excluding the impact of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, product revenues declined 2.2% year over year -- Automotive revenues, excluding the impact of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, increased 0.9% year over year -- GAAP diluted earnings per share was $0.36 as compared with a loss per share of $0.14 for the prior-year period -- Adjusted diluted earnings per share, excluding restructuring expenses, unrealized currency loss, and expenses and other impacts related to acquisitions (see table herein), was $0.50. Adjusted diluted earnings per share in the prior-year period was $0.61 -- Secured automotive new business awards totaling approximately $350 million in the quarter -- Repurchased $84 million of the Company’s stock

Full Year Highlights

-- Record product revenues of $1,038.3 million increased 5.3% from $985.7 million in 2017. Excluding the impact of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, product revenues declined 0.7% year over year -- Automotive revenues, excluding the impact of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, increased 1.0% year over year -- GAAP diluted earnings per share was $1.16 as compared with $0.96 for the prior-year period -- Adjusted diluted earnings per share, excluding impairment loss, restructuring expenses, unrealized currency loss, and expenses and other impacts related to acquisitions (see table herein), was $2.12. Adjusted diluted earnings per share in the prior-year period was $2.31 -- Secured record automotive new business awards totaling approximately $1.6 billion, of which 40% represents Climate Control Seat (CCS®) -- Repurchased $148 million of the Company’s stock

“I am pleased with the continued momentum we are achieving with our focused growth strategy, evidenced by a record $1.6 billion of new awards from automakers around the world in 2018. Excluding assets held for sale, our product revenues grew 7.6% in 2018, surpassing our expectations of 7%. Despite a challenging automotive industry environment, we delivered year-over-year organic revenue growth in automotive in the fourth quarter, outperforming our key markets by over 600 basis points,” said Phil Eyler, Gentherm’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, we made significant progress in lowering operating expenses through the ‘Fit-for-Growth’ program. Excluding assets held for sale, we delivered a better-than-expected EBITDA margin rate. There are still more opportunities ahead to improve gross margin through manufacturing efficiencies, footprint rationalization, the expansion of our purchasing excellence program and value engineering. We expect industry headwinds to continue in 2019; however, the momentum in new awards and our relentless focus on cost structure position us well to achieve our 2019 guidance and 2021 outlook.”

2018 Fourth Quarter Financial Review

Product revenues for the fourth quarter of 2018 decreased $3.5 million, or 1.4%, as compared with the prior-year period. The year-over-year decline was comprised of a $4.5 million increase in the Automotive segment and a $8.1 million decrease in the Industrial segment. Adjusting for the Etratech acquisition and foreign currency translation, organic product revenues decreased 2.2% year over year.

Revenue growth in Automotive was driven by higher sales in climate-controlled seats (“CCS”), steering wheel heaters and battery thermal management, partially offset by lower sales of seat heaters and automotive cables, as well as the contribution of the Etratech acquisition for the entire quarter. Adjusting for the Etratech acquisition and foreign currency translation, organic automotive revenues increased 0.9% year over year.

Automotive revenues grew despite lower than expected automotive production in the Company’s key markets which include North America, Europe, Japan, Korea and China. When compared with IHS Markit’s mid-October forecast for the fourth quarter of 2018, actual light vehicle production was approximately 6 percentage points below forecast. In addition, when compared to the fourth quarter of 2017, actual light vehicle production declined by approximately 6% in the Company’s key markets.

The revenue decline in Industrial resulted primarily from lower revenues from the Cincinnati Sub-Zero (“CSZ”) industrial chambers business and Global Power Technologies (“GPT”), which were classified as assets held for sale in the quarter. On February 1, 2019, the Company announced the completion of the sale of the CSZ industrial chambers business to Weiss Technik North America, Inc. for total cash proceeds of $47.5 million.

See the “Revenues by Product Category” table enclosed herein for additional detail.

Gross margin rate declined to 27.0% in the current-year period, as compared with 30.0% in the prior-year period, primarily as a result of lower than expected sales volume, late-quarter tier one customer order adjustments, higher labor costs and lower margin on Battery Thermal Management (“BTM”) associated with the launch phase of the new actively cooled technology programs. These were partially offset by Fit-for-Growth cost reduction initiatives.

Net research and development expenses of $16.5 million in the 2018 fourth quarter decreased $5.3 million, or 24.4%. R&D expenses declined year over year, as a direct result of the Company’s focused portfolio and Fit-for-Growth cost reduction initiatives. Additionally, R&D expenses declined year over year due to higher-than-normal customer reimbursements.

Selling, general and administrative expenses of $29.2 million in the 2018 fourth quarter decreased $4.4 million, or 13.1%, versus the prior-year period. The year-over-year decline was primarily driven by the impact of the Fit-for-Growth cost reduction initiatives and the non-recurrence of $3.8 million in CEO transition expenses that occurred in the fourth quarter of 2017.

During the quarter, the Company recognized $1.9 million in restructuring expenses which resulted from completed actions associated with its Fit-for-Growth initiatives. Total implemented actions to date are expected to deliver annualized savings of approximately $37 million. The Company has identified a total of $65 million of savings against its annualized target of $75 million by 2021.

As described more fully in the table included below, “Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted EBITDA,” the Company recorded Adjusted EBITDA less CEO transition expenses of $34.5 million in the 2018 fourth quarter compared with $39.0 million in the prior-year period, a decrease of $4.5 million or 11.4%.

Income tax expense in the 2018 fourth quarter was $6.4 million, as compared with $23.8 million in the prior-year period, which included $20.2 million associated with the required adjustments under the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act.

GAAP diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2018 was $0.36 compared with a loss per share of $0.14 for the prior-year period. Adjusted diluted earnings per share, excluding restructuring expenses, unrealized currency loss, and expenses and other impacts related to acquisitions (see table herein), was $0.50. Adjusted diluted earnings per share in the prior-year period was $0.61.

Full Year Revenue and Earnings Per Share Discussion

For full-year 2018, the Company reported record product revenues of $1,038.3 million, a 5.3% increase over the prior year. Adjusting for the Etratech acquisition and foreign currency translation, the year-over-year decline was 0.7%. An increase in the Automotive segment was more than offset by a decrease in the Industrial segment.

In the Automotive segment, 2018 full-year revenues were $948.6 million, a $69.1 million, or 7.9% increase compared to the prior year. The year-over-year growth was primarily due to increases in steering wheel heaters, automotive cables and BTM, as well as the acquisition of Etratech. Due to the impact of the shift from CCS active to CCS vent that continued into the first half of 2018, CCS product revenues declined by $13.1 million, or 3.4%.

The Company’s Industrial Segment revenues decreased $16.6 million, or 15.6%, to $89.7 million. The decline was primarily due to lower revenues from the CSZ industrial chambers and GPT businesses, which were classified as assets held for sale.

GAAP diluted earnings per share was $1.16, as compared with $0.96 for the prior-year period. Adjusted diluted earnings per share, excluding impairment loss, restructuring expenses, unrealized currency loss, and expenses and other impacts related to acquisitions (see table herein), was $2.12. Adjusted diluted earnings per share in the prior-year period was $2.31.

Guidance

The Company is providing the following guidance for 2019, excluding divested assets and assets held for sale:

-- Product revenues are expected to grow between 4% and 6% to a range of $1.01 billion to $1.04 billion -- Operating expenses between 19% and 20% of product revenues -- Gross margin rate between 28% and 30% -- Adjusted EBITDA between 14% and 15% of product revenue -- Full-year effective tax rate between 28% and 30% -- Capital expenditures between $40 and $50 million

Based on 2018 results and 2019 guidance, the Company is reaffirming the following outlook for 2021:

-- Product revenue growth of high single-digit CAGR for the 2018 to 2021 period -- Operating expenses between 15% and 17% of product revenues -- Gross margin rate between 30% and 32% -- Adjusted EBITDA margin of high teens -- ROIC of greater than 20%

Conference Call

As previously announced, Gentherm will conduct a conference call today at 8:00 AM Eastern Time to review these results. The dial-in number for the call is 1-877-407-4018 (callers in the U.S.) or +1-201-689-8471 (callers outside this U.S.). The passcode for the live call is 13686834.

A live webcast and one-year archived replay of the call can be accessed on the Events page of the Investor section of Gentherm’s website at www.gentherm.com.

A telephonic replay will be available at approximately 2 hours after the call until 11:59 PM Eastern Time on March 7, 2019. The replay can be accessed by dialing 1-844-512-2921 (callers in the U.S.), or +1-412-317-6671 (callers outside the U.S.). The passcode for the replay is 13686834.

Investor Relations Contact Yijing Brentano investors@gentherm.com (248) 308-1702

Media ContactMelissa Fischer media@gentherm.com 248.289.9702

About Gentherm

Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) is a global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications. Automotive products include variable temperature Climate Control Seats, heated automotive interior systems (including heated seats, steering wheels, armrests and other components), battery thermal management systems, cable systems and other electronic devices. Medical products include patient temperature management systems. The Company is also developing a number of new technologies and products that will help enable improvements to existing products and to create new product applications for existing and new markets. Gentherm has over 13,000 employees in facilities in the United States, Germany, Canada, China, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, United Kingdom, Ukraine, and Vietnam. For more information, go to www.gentherm.com.

Except for historical information contained herein, statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements represent Gentherm Incorporated’s goals, beliefs, plans and expectations about its prospects for the future and other future events. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made as of the date hereof or as of the date specified and are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs. Such statements are subject to a number of important assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual performance to differ materially from that described in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Those risks include, but are not limited to, risks that new products may not be feasible, sales may not increase, additional financing requirements may not be available, new competitors may arise or customers may develop their own products to replace the Company’s products, currency exchange rates may change unfavorably, pricing pressures from customers may increase, the Company’s workforce and operations could be disrupted by civil or political unrest in the countries in which the Company operates, free trade agreements may be altered in a manner adverse to the Company, cost-savings measures may not be achievable or may need to be reversed, assets held for sale may not be sold quickly or at all, the Company may be unable to repurchase its shares of common stock at favorable prices or at all, due to market conditions, applicable legal requirements, debt covenants or other restrictions, compliance with covenants and other restrictions under the Company’s credit facility, medical device regulations could change in an unfavorable manner, oil and gas prices could fluctuate causing adverse consequences, and other adverse conditions in the industries in which the Company operates may negatively affect its results. In addition, such forward-looking statements do not include the potential impact of any business combinations, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments and other significant transactions that may be completed after the date hereof.

The foregoing risks should be read in conjunction with other cautionary statements included herein, as well as in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 and subsequent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

TABLES FOLLOW

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (In thousands, except per share data) (Unaudited)

Three Months Ended Year Ended December 31, December 31, ---------------------- ------------------------ 2018 2017 2018 2017 --------- --------- ----------- --------- Product revenues $ 253,652 $ 257,185 1,038,259 $ 985,683 Cost of sales 185,195 179,953 743,647 674,796 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Gross margin 68,457 77,232 294,612 310,887 Operating expenses: Net research and development expenses 16,518 21,845 79,900 82,478 Acquisition transaction expenses — 789 — 789 Selling, general and administrative expenses 29,232 33,610 127,152 130,522 Restructuring expenses 1,874 — 14,772 — - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Total operating expenses 47,624 56,244 221,824 213,789 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Operating income 20,833 20,988 72,788 97,098 Interest expense (1,281 ) (1,252 ) (4,942 ) (4,885 ) Foreign currency (loss)gain (99 ) (1,188 ) 622 (23,108 ) Impairment loss — — (11,476 ) — Other income (loss) (411 ) 5 1,127 150 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Earnings before income tax 19,042 18,553 58,119 69,255 Income tax expense 6,413 23,795 16,220 34,028 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Net income (loss) $ 12,629 $ (5,242 ) $ 41,899 $ 35,227 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Basic earnings (loss) per share $ 0.37 $ (0.14 ) $ 1.17 $ 0.96 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Diluted earnings (loss) per share $ 0.36 $ (0.14 ) $ 1.16 $ 0.96 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Weighted average number of shares – basic 34,551 36,743 35,921 36,721 - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Weighted average number of shares – diluted 34,743 36,869 36,177 36,814 - ------- - ------- - --------- - -------

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDREVENUE BY PRODUCT CATEGORY (Unaudited, in thousands)

Three Months Ended Year Ended December 31, December 31, --------------------- --------------------------- 2018 2017 % 2018 % Diff. 2017 Diff. --------- --------- --------- --- - --------- --------- ------------ Climate Control Seat (CCS) $ 98,033 $ 93,397 5.0 % $ 374,816 $ 387,961 (3.4 ) % Seat Heaters 70,173 78,067 (10.1 ) % 305,337 307,309 (0.6 ) % Steering Wheel Heaters 16,653 16,142 3.2 % 69,845 62,125 12.4 % Automotive Cables 21,460 24,764 (13.3 ) % 98,931 92,093 7.4 % Battery Thermal Management 9,609 2,862 235.7 % 28,472 10,043 184 % (BTM) (1) Etratech 11,840 8,398 (13.2 ) %(2) 54,267 8,398 (1.3 ) %(2) Other Automotive 3,406 3,007 13.3 % 16,924 11,528 (3) 46.8 % - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Subtotal Automotive $ 231,174 $ 226,637 2.0 % $ 948,592 $ 879,457 7.9 % - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Remote Power Generation (GPT) 5,209 12,486 (58.3 ) % 19,222 31,891 (39.7 ) % Cincinnati Sub-Zero Products 17,269 18,062 (4.4 ) % 70,445 74,335 (5.2 ) % (CSZ) - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Subtotal Industrial $ 22,478 $ 30,548 (26.4 ) % $ 89,667 $ 106,226 (15.6 ) % - ------- - ------- - --------- - ------- Total Company $ 253,652 $ 257,185 (1.4 ) % $ 1,038,259 $ 985,683 5.3 % - ------- - ------- - --------- - -------

Battery Thermal Management or BTM product revenues include Gentherm’s automotive grade, low cost, heat (1) resistant fans and blowers used by customer for battery cooling through ventilation and production level shipments of the advanced TED based active cool system which began during the fourth quarter of 2017. Amount represents the pro-forma growth for Etratech by comparing the amount of revenue during the 2018 (2) period to Etratech’s revenue during the prior year period which totaled $13,641 and $54,987, respectively, which is not included in Gentherm’s revenue since the acquisition did not occur until November 1, 2017. (3) Includes $2.0 million rebate to customer during the third quarter of 2017.

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDRECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME TO ADJUSTED EBITDA (Unaudited, in thousands)

Three Months Ended Year Ended December 31, December 31, ------------------- --------------------- 2018 2017 2018 2017 -------- -------- --------- --------- Net income (loss) $ 12,629 $ (5,242 ) $ 41,899 $ 35,227 Add Back: Income tax expense 6,413 23,795 16,220 34,028 Interest expense 1,281 1,252 4,942 4,885 Depreciation and amortization 11,845 12,238 50,350 44,685 Adjustments: Restructuring expenses 1,874 – 14,772 – Impairment of assets held for sale – – 11,476 – Acquisition transaction expense – 789 – 789 Unrealized currency loss 488 2,393 589 21,819 - ------ - ------ - ------- - ------- Adjusted EBITDA 34,530 35,225 140,248 141,433 CEO transaction expenses – 3,757 – 6,694 - ------ - ------ - ------- - ------- Adjusted EBITDA less CEO transition expenses $ 34,530 $ 38,982 $ 140,248 $ 148,127 - ------ - ------ - ------- - -------

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures In evaluating its business, Gentherm considers and uses Adjusted EBITDA as a supplemental measure of its operating performance. The Company defines Adjusted EBITDA as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, deferred financing cost amortization, transaction expenses, debt retirement expenses, impairment of assets held for sale, unrealized currency gain or loss and unrealized revaluation of derivatives. Management believes that Adjusted EBITDA is a meaningful measure of liquidity and the Company’s ability to service debt because it provides a measure of cash available for such purposes. Management provides an Adjusted EBITDA measure so that investors will have the same financial information that management uses with the belief that it will assist investors in properly assessing the Company’s performance on a period-over-period basis.

The term Adjusted EBITDA is not defined under GAAP, and is not a measure of operating income, operating performance or liquidity presented in accordance with GAAP. Adjusted EBITDA has limitations as an analytical tool, and when assessing the Company’s operating performance, investors should not consider Adjusted EBITDA in isolation, or as a substitute for net income or other consolidated income statement data prepared in accordance with GAAP. Gentherm compensates for these limitations by relying primarily on its GAAP results and using Adjusted EBITDA only supplementally.

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDACQUISITION TRANSACTION EXPENSES, PURCHASE ACCOUNTING IMPACTSAND OTHER EFFECTS(Unaudited and in thousands, except per share data)

Three Months Ended Full Year December 31, December 31, Future Full Year Periods (estimated) -------------------- --------------------- ---------------------------------------------- 2018 2017 2018 2017 2019 2020 2021 Thereafte r -------- -------- -------- --------- -------- -------- -------- -------- Transaction related — 789 — 789 — — — — current expense Acquisition transaction expenses Non-cash purchase accounting impacts Customer relationships 2,528 2,412 10,363 8,197 7,986 6,728 6,192 28,072 amortization Technology 968 844 2,984 2,943 2,406 2,406 2,179 2,547 amortization Trade name — 45 — 132 — — — — amortization Inventory fair value 30 20 118 20 39 — — — adjustment Other effects Unrealized 488 2,393 589 21,819 currency loss Restructuring 1,874 — 14,772 — expenses Impairment of assets held — — 11,476 — for sale CEO transition — 3,757 — 6,694 — — — — expenses - ------ - ------ - ------ - ------- - ------ - ------ - ------ - ------ Total acquisition transaction expenses, $ 5,888 $ 10,260 $ 40,302 $ 40,594 $ 10,431 $ 9,134 $ 8,371 $ 30,619 purchase accounting impacts and other effects Tax effect of (1,112 ) (2,625 ) (5,462 ) (10,855 ) (1,517 ) (1,226 ) (1,067 ) (2,937 ) above U.S. Tax — 20,153 — 20,153 Reform - - - - ------ - ------ - ------ Net income $ 4,776 $ 27,788 $ 34,840 $ 49,892 $ 8,914 $ 7,908 $ 7,304 $ 27,682 effect - ------ - ------ - ------ - ------- - ------ - ------ - ------ - ------ Earnings per share - difference Basic $ 0.14 $ 0.76 $ 0.97 $ 1.36 Diluted $ 0.14 $ 0.76 $ 0.96 $ 1.36 Adjusted earnings per share Basic $ 0.50 $ 0.61 $ 2.14 $ 2.32 Diluted $ 0.50 $ 0.61 $ 2.12 $ 2.31

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDCONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (In thousands, except share data) (Unaudited)

December December 31, 31, 2018 2017 --------- --------- ASSETS Current Assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 39,620 $ 103,172 Accounts receivable, less allowance of $851 and $973, respectively 166,858 185,058 Inventory: Raw materials 61,679 64,175 Work in process 5,939 16,139 Finished goods 44,917 41,095 - ------- - ------- Inventory, net 112,535 121,409 Derivative financial instruments 92 213 Prepaid expenses and other assets 54,271 51,217 Assets held for sale 69,699 — - ------- - ------- Total current assets 443,075 461,069 Property and equipment, net 171,380 200,294 Goodwill 55,311 69,685 Other intangible assets, net 56,385 83,286 Deferred financing costs 647 936 Deferred income tax assets 64,024 30,152 Other non-current assets 12,225 37,983 - ------- - ------- Total assets $ 803,047 $ 883,405 - ------- - ------- LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY Current Liabilities: Accounts payable $ 93,113 $ 89,596 Accrued liabilities 65,808 77,209 Current maturities of long-term debt 3,413 3,460 Derivative financial instruments — 1,050 Liabilities held for sale 13,062 — - ------- - ------- Total current liabilities 175,396 171,315 Pension benefit obligation 7,211 7,913 Other liabilities 3,087 2,747 Long-term debt, less current maturities 136,477 141,209 Deferred income tax liabilities 1,177 6,347 - ------- - ------- Total liabilities 323,348 329,531 Shareholders’ equity: Common Stock: No par value; 55,000,000 shares authorized, 33,856,629 and 36,761,362 issued and 140,300 265,048 outstanding at December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively Paid-in capital 14,934 15,625 Accumulated other comprehensive loss (39,500 ) (20,444 ) Accumulated earnings 363,965 293,645 - ------- - ------- Total shareholders’ equity 479,699 553,874 - ------- - ------- Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity $ 803,047 $ 883,405 - ------- - -------

GENTHERM INCORPORATEDCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS(In thousands)(Unaudited)

Year Ended December 31, ------------------------ 2018 2017 ---------- ---------- Operating Activities: Net income $ 41,899 $ 35,227 Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash provided by operating activities: Depreciation and amortization 50,638 44,972 Deferred income taxes 6,699 5,135 Stock compensation 9,047 12,507 Defined benefit plan (income) expense 82 (23 ) Provision of doubtful accounts (1 ) (469 ) Loss on sale of property and equipment 2,602 1,042 Impairment loss 11,476 — Changes in operating assets and liabilities: Accounts receivable 3,024 6,033 Inventory (7,689 ) (4,348 ) Prepaid expenses and other assets (4,428 ) (12,334 ) Accounts payable 12,380 (7,691 ) Accrued liabilities (7,295 ) (30,171 ) - -------- - -------- Net cash provided by operating activities 118,434 49,880 Investing Activities: Proceeds from the sale of property and equipment 799 91 Investment in subsidiary, net of cash acquired (15 ) (66,994 ) Purchases of property and equipment (41,541 ) (50,785 ) - -------- - -------- Net cash used in investing activities (40,757 ) (117,688 ) Financing Activities: Borrowing of debt 94,679 — Repayments of debt (99,460 ) (27,156 ) Cash paid for the cancellation of restricted stock (1,188 ) (1,837 ) Proceeds from the exercise of Common Stock options 14,777 2,755 Cash paid for the repurchase of restricted stock (148,074 ) (5,326 ) - -------- - -------- Net cash used in financing activities (139,266 ) (31,564 ) - -------- - -------- Foreign currency effect (1,963 ) 25,357 - -------- - -------- Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents (63,552 ) (74,015 ) Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 103,172 177,187 - -------- - -------- Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 39,620 $ 103,172 - -------- - -------- Supplemental disclosure of cash flow information: Cash paid for taxes $ 23,159 $ 76,741 - -------- - -------- Cash paid for interest $ 5,027 $ 4,540 - -------- - -------- Supplemental disclosure of non-cash transactions: Common Stock issued to Board of Directors and employees $ 5,759 $ 6,298 - -------- - --------