Hain Celestial Announces Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year Financial 2017 Results

Aug. 30, 2017

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HAIN) ("Hain Celestial" or the "Company"), a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North AmericaEuropeAsia and the Middle East providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

"We are pleased to have achieved sales growth in all of our business segments on a constant currency basis in the fourth quarter, despite an ever changing operating environment for food manufacturers and retailers," said Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hain Celestial. "Building upon our core platforms and cost savings initiatives, our global team has made significant progress during the year executing on our strategic plan. The business momentum and operational improvements we experienced in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 reinforces our confidence in the tremendous opportunities ahead to generate the growth we know we are capable of achieving over the next several years."      

Financial Highlights
Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
For fourth quarter fiscal year 2017, the Company reported:

  • Net sales of $725.1 million, a 2% decrease, or a 2% increase on a constant currency basis, compared to the prior year period. Net sales were impacted by $28.2 million from foreign exchange rate movements versus the prior year period.
  • Operating income of $8.6 million; adjusted operating income of $67.2 million.
  • EBITDA of $82 million compared to $83 million in the prior year period; adjusted EBITDA of $86 million compared to $91 million in the prior year.
  • Earnings per diluted share was breakeven compared to a loss per diluted share of $0.86 in the prior year period; adjusted earnings per diluted share of $0.43 was in-line with the prior year period, and foreign currency exchange rates impacted reported results by $0.03 per diluted share.
  • Strong operating cash flow of $69 million.

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