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Yum! Brands Reports Third-Quarter 2013 EPS Declined 15%, Excluding Special Items; Soft KFC China Sales and Higher Tax Rate Reduce Full-Year EPS Expectations

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2013-- Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 7, 2013, including EPS of $0.85, excluding Special Items. Reported EPS was $0.33 for the quarter, which included a $0.55 non-cash charge related to the write-down of Little Sheep intangible assets.

THIRD-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worldwide system sales grew 1%, prior to foreign currency translation, including 5% growth at Yum! Restaurants International (YRI). System sales declined 2% in China and were flat in the U.S.
  • Same-store sales declined 11% in China. Same-store sales grew 1% at YRI and were flat in the U.S.
  • Total international development was 364 new restaurants; 79% of this development occurred in emerging markets.
  • Worldwide restaurant margin declined 1.3 percentage points to 17.6%, including declines of 1.9 percentage points in China, 0.6 percentage points at YRI and 0.7 percentage points in the U.S.
  • Worldwide operating profit declined 9%, prior to foreign currency translation, including declines of 14% in China and 2% at YRI. Operating profit grew 1% in the U.S.
  • Worldwide effective tax rate, prior to Special Items, increased to 33.1% from 25.1% driven primarily by a tax reserve adjustment. The tax rate increase negatively impacted EPS results by 10 percentage points.
  • A non-cash, Special Item net charge of $258 million related to the write-down of Little Sheep intangible assets was recorded in the quarter. This charge impacted reported EPS by 55 percentage points.
  • On September 19, 2013, the Company announced a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend, marking the ninth consecutive year the dividend increased at a double-digit percentage rate.

CHINA SALES UPDATE

  • September same-store sales, which will be included in China Division’s fourth-quarter results, declined an estimated 11% for the China Division. This included estimated growth of 6% at Pizza Hut Casual Dining and an estimated decline of 13% at KFC, where sales have not yet fully recovered from the adverse publicity surrounding the December poultry supply incident.

REVISED FULL-YEAR OUTLOOK

Based on KFC China sales for September, it is now unlikely China Division same-store sales will be positive for the fourth quarter. Given lower-than-expected China sales and a higher-than-expected full-year tax rate, the Company now estimates a high-single to low-double-digit full-year EPS decline versus prior year, excluding Special Items. This compares to our previous guidance of a mid-single-digit decline in EPS.

                 
     

Third Quarter

   

Year-to-Date

2013

   

2012

   

% Change

2013

   

2012

   

% Change

EPS Excluding Special Items $0.85 $0.99 (15)% $2.11 $2.42 (13)%
Special Items Gain/(Loss)1 $(0.52) $0.01 NM $(0.45) $0.23 NM
  EPS     $0.33     $1.00     (67)%     $1.66     $2.65     (37)%  

1 See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results for further detail of the Special Items. Special Items for 2013 are primarily related to the impairment of Little Sheep and U.S. refranchising gains. Special Items for 2012 comparable periods are primarily related to the Little Sheep acquisition gain, U.S. refranchising gains and Pizza Hut UK refranchising.

 

Note: All comparisons are versus the same period a year ago and exclude Special Items unless noted.

 

DAVID NOVAK COMMENTS

David C. Novak, Chairman and CEO, said, “Despite the disappointing third-quarter performance, I remain as confident as ever in our ability to deliver strong, sustainable growth in the years to come. Given a slower-than-expected sales recovery at KFC China and a higher-than-expected tax rate, we are now estimating a high-single to low-double-digit percentage decline in full-year EPS versus prior year, excluding Special Items. Our revised full-year EPS outlook is obviously well below our 11-year track record of double-digit growth through 2012. We also recorded a significant non-cash Special Item charge for the write-down of Little Sheep intangible assets. Little Sheep remains the number-one brand in China’s largest casual dining category, and we remain committed to this concept as an engine of future growth.

Even with our recent challenges, KFC is unquestionably the category leader in China and we remain confident sales will fully recover from the adverse publicity surrounding the December poultry supply incident. Our Pizza Hut business in China continues to deliver strong results, and the rest of Yum! is performing generally as expected for the full year. I’m pleased with the strong margin performance in China in the face of significant sales deleverage, along with the fact that Taco Bell has produced seven consecutive quarters of positive same-store sales growth. We remain on the ground floor of global growth and continue to have unparalleled development opportunities. As evidence of this, we expect to open at least 700 new units in China this year, as we capitalize on the world’s fastest growing consuming class. Outside of China, we expect record new-unit openings for Yum! Restaurants International and in India this year. When you add it all up for Yum!, we will open at least 1,850 new restaurants outside the U.S., further strengthening our leadership position in emerging markets. In addition, we will have net new-unit growth in the U.S. for the second consecutive year.

We expect to deliver at least 20% EPS growth in 2014 and restore our track record of double-digit EPS growth in the years ahead. Our business model remains compelling and we will continue to invest behind the enormous growth opportunities we see around the world.”

CHINA DIVISION

                 
     

Third Quarter

   

Year-to-Date

    % Change         % Change

2013

   

2012

Reported

   

Ex F/X

2013

2012

Reported

   

Ex F/X

System Sales Growth +1 (2) (5) (7)
Same-Store Sales Growth (%) (11) +6 NM NM (16) +9 NM NM
Restaurant Margin (%) 19.5 21.4 (1.9) (1.9) 16.0 20.0 (4.0) (4.0)
  Operating Profit ($MM)     335     374     (11)     (14)     557     812     (31)     (33)  
 
  • China Division third-quarter sales and profits were impacted by adverse publicity surrounding the December poultry supply incident and subsequent news of Avian flu.
  • System sales decreased 2%, prior to foreign currency translation.
    • Same-store sales declined 11%, including a 14% decline at KFC and 5% growth at Pizza Hut Casual Dining.
  • China Division opened 132 new units in the third quarter, and 458 new units year-to-date.
                         
  China Units         Q3 2013         % Change2  
  Traditional Restaurants1     6,035     +12
KFC 4,463 +10
Pizza Hut Casual Dining 953 +29
  Pizza Hut Home Service         185         +31  

1 Total includes East Dawning, Pizza Hut Express and Little Sheep units

2 Represents year-over-year change

 
  • Restaurant margin decreased 1.9 percentage points to 19.5%. Significant sales deleverage was partially offset by restaurant operating efficiencies. Little Sheep negatively impacted overall restaurant margin by approximately 1 percentage point.
  • Foreign currency translation positively impacted operating profit by $12 million.
  • We are temporarily providing monthly same-store sales releases until sales have recovered. We will release October same-store sales for our China Division on November 12, 2013, after market hours.

YUM! RESTAURANTS INTERNATIONAL (YRI) DIVISION

                 
     

Third Quarter

   

Year-to-Date

        % Change         % Change

2013

2012

Reported

   

Ex F/X

2013

2012

Reported

   

Ex F/X

Traditional Restaurants 14,756 14,200 +4 NA 14,756 14,200 +4 NA
System Sales Growth +1 +5 +2 +5
Restaurant Margin (%) 12.7 13.3 (0.6) (0.5) 13.0 12.4 0.6 0.5
Franchise & License Fees ($MM) 212 204 +4 +7 644 596 +8 +10
Operating Profit ($MM) 163 173 (6) (2) 525 491 +7 +9
  Operating Margin (%)     22.6     22.5     0.1     0.6     25.0     21.9     3.1     3.3  
 
  • YRI Division system sales increased 5%, prior to foreign currency translation, driven by new-unit development and 1% same-store sales growth.
    • Emerging markets system sales grew 11%, driven by 7% unit growth and 4% same-store sales growth.
    • Developed markets system sales were flat, including 1% unit growth. Same-store sales declined 1%, driven primarily by weak results in Japan and Pizza Hut UK.
    • The timing of Ramadan had an estimated negative same-store sales impact of about 1%. This negative impact is expected to reverse in the fourth quarter and benefit same-store sales by about 1%.
  • YRI opened 215 new units in 50 countries, including 139 in emerging markets.
    • 90% of all new units were opened by franchisees.
  • Restaurant margin declined 0.6 percentage points, driven by margin performance in KFC UK and Turkey.
  • Operating profit declined 2%, prior to foreign currency translation. Operating profit was negatively impacted 3 percentage points from expenses related to the bi-annual franchisee convention.
  • Foreign currency translation negatively impacted operating profit by $6 million.
                       
  YRI MARKETS1                 SYSTEM Sales Growth Ex F/X  
 

Percent of YRI2

        Third Quarter (%)         Year-to-Date (%)  
Franchise          
Asia (ex Japan) 16% +8 +7
Japan 10% (8) (7)
Latin America 11% +8 +6
Middle East3 8% +3 +4
Continental Europe 7% +3 +2
Canada 6% +1 Flat
 
Combined Company / Franchise
UK 12% +1 (1)
Australia / New Zealand 11% +2 +4
Thailand 2% +5 +12
Korea 2% (2) +5
 
Key Growth
Africa 7% +12 +16
France 4% +5 +5
Germany / Netherlands 2% +14 +15
  Russia       2%         +52         +49  

1 See website www.yum.com under tab “Investors” for a list of the countries within each of the YRI markets

2 Percentage of Total YRI System Sales for Full Year 2012

3 Middle East excludes Turkey, which was acquired from a franchisee in the second quarter

 

U.S. DIVISION

                 
     

Third Quarter

   

Year-to-Date

2013

   

2012

   

% Change

2013

   

2012

   

% Change

Same-Store Sales Growth (%) - +6 NM +1 +6 NM
Restaurant Margin (%) 16.0 16.7 (0.7) 17.1 16.2 0.9
Franchise and License Fees ($MM) 197 189 +5 586 555 +6
Operating Profit ($MM) 164 162 +1 502 486 +3
  Operating Margin (%)     23.8     20.5     3.3     24.0     20.2     3.8  
  • U.S. Division same-store sales were flat; consisting of 2% growth at Taco Bell, a 1% decline at Pizza Hut and a 4% decline at KFC.
  • Restaurant margin decreased 0.7 percentage points, driven primarily by inflation and promotional activities.
  • Operating profit growth was 1%. Excluding the impact of refranchising, operating profit grew 6%.

INDIA DIVISION

  • India Division system sales increased 20%, prior to foreign currency translation, driven by 24% unit growth. Same-store sales were flat.
     
  India Units         Q3 2013         % Change2  
  Traditional Restaurants1     613     +24
KFC 296 +34
Pizza Hut Casual Dining 181 +6
  Pizza Hut Home Service         132         +31  

1 Total includes 4 Taco Bell units

2 Represents year-over-year change

 

OWNERSHIP / SPECIAL ITEMS / TAX UPDATE

  • Our Little Sheep business has performed below expectations since we acquired a controlling interest in February 2012. While we continue to have confidence in the long-term potential of Little Sheep, the sales and unit growth we forecasted at acquisition have not materialized. Initially, sales growth was negatively impacted by a longer-than-expected purchase approval and ownership transition. In May 2013, negative publicity from quality issues with other unrelated hot pot concepts in China further significantly impacted sales at Little Sheep, even though there was never an issue with the quality of Little Sheep products. This negative sales impact continued in the third quarter. A net impairment charge for certain Little Sheep assets totaling $258 million was recorded as a Special Item, consistent with the classification of the $74 million gain that was recorded in 2012 upon our consolidation of Little Sheep.
  • In the U.S., we refranchised 54 units and received proceeds of $58 million. We recorded pre-tax U.S. refranchising gains of $37 million in Special Items.
  • Our worldwide effective tax rate for the quarter, prior to Special Items, increased from 25.1% to 33.1%. This increase is primarily related to the continuing dispute with the IRS regarding a valuation of intangibles, which has been disclosed in our prior SEC filings, and is not expected to meaningfully impact our effective tax rate in future years. Our full-year 2013 global effective tax rate is now expected to be approximately 28%.

SHARE REPURCHASE UPDATE

  • Year-to-date through October 7, 2013, we repurchased 7.1 million shares totaling $490 million at an average price of $69.

CONFERENCE CALL

Yum! Brands, Inc. will host a conference call to review the company’s financial performance and strategies at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time Wednesday, October 9, 2013. The number is 877/815-2029 for U.S. callers and 706/645-9271 for international callers.

The call will be available for playback beginning at noon Eastern Time Wednesday, October 9, through midnight Saturday, November 9, 2013. To access the playback, dial 855/859-2056 in the United States and 404/537-3406 internationally. The playback pass code is 71909779.

The webcast and the playback can be accessed via the internet by visiting Yum! Brands’ Web site, www.yum.com/investors and selecting “Q3 2013 Earnings Conference Call” under “Investment Events.” A podcast will be available within 24 hours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLINE

Quarter end dates for each division, restaurant-count details and definitions of terms are available online at www.yum.com under “Investors.”

This announcement, any related announcements and the related webcast may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. We intend all forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Our forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Factors that can cause our actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: food safety and food borne-illness issues; economic conditions, consumer preferences, adverse publicity, tax rates, the regulatory environment, increased competition and other risks in China, where a significant and growing portion of our restaurants are located; economic and political conditions in the other countries where we operate; the success of our international development strategy; commodity, labor and other operating costs; our ability to secure and maintain distribution and adequate supply to our restaurants; the continued viability and success of our franchise and license operators; publicity that may impact our business and/or industry; pending or future litigation and legal claims or proceedings; the impact or threat of any widespread illness or outbreaks of viruses or other diseases; consumer preferences and perceptions of our brands; the success of our refranchising strategy; significant changes in global economic conditions, including consumer spending, consumer confidence and unemployment; new and changing government regulations; our effective tax rates and disagreements with taxing authorities; our ability to protect the integrity and security of individually identifiable data of our customers and employees; competition within the retail food industry, including with respect to price and quality of food products, new product development, advertising levels and promotional initiatives, customer service, reputation, restaurant location, and attractiveness and maintenance of properties; and risks associated with the Little Sheep business. You should consult our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (including the information set forth under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Forward-Looking Statements” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K) for additional detail about factors that could affect our financial and other results. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and currently available data and are neither predictions nor guarantees of future events or performance. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. We are not undertaking to update any of these statements.

Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has nearly 40,000 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories. Yum! is ranked #201 on the Fortune 500 List with revenues of over $13 billion in 2012 and in 2013 was named among the top 100 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. The Company’s restaurant brands - KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell - are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. Outside the United States, the Yum! Brands system opened over five new restaurants per day, making it a leader in international retail development.

 

YUM! Brands, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results
(amounts in millions, except per share amounts)
(unaudited)

                     
Quarter ended % Change Year to date % Change
9/7/13     9/8/12 B/(W) 9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W)
 
Company sales $ 3,021 $ 3,142 (4 ) $ 7,594 $ 8,248 (8 )
Franchise and license fees and income 445   427   4 1,311   1,232   6
Total revenues 3,466   3,569   (3 ) 8,905   9,480   (6 )
 
Company restaurant expenses
Food and paper 996 1,029 3 2,481 2,712 9
Payroll and employee benefits 621 650 4 1,701 1,786 5
Occupancy and other operating expenses 873   864   (1 ) 2,238   2,288   2
Company restaurant expenses 2,490 2,543 2 6,420 6,786 5
 
General and administrative expenses 327 332 1 933 950 2
Franchise and license expenses 44 32 (42 ) 108 84 (29 )
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 300 4 NM 310 9 NM
Refranchising (gain) loss (38 ) (2 ) NM (87 ) (41 ) NM
Other (income) expense (7 ) (11 ) (41 ) (6 ) (97 ) (94 )
Total costs and expenses, net 3,116   2,898   (8 ) 7,678   7,691  
 
Operating Profit 350 671

(48

)

1,227 1,789 (31 )
Interest expense, net 31   32   8 94   107   13
Income before income taxes 319 639 (50 ) 1,133 1,682 (33 )
Income tax provision 182   161   (14 ) 384   410   6
Net income - including noncontrolling interests 137 478 (71 ) 749 1,272 (41 )
Net income (loss) - noncontrolling interests (15 ) 7   NM (21 ) 12   NM
Net income - YUM! Brands, Inc. $ 152   $ 471   (68 ) $ 770   $ 1,260   (39 )
 

Effective tax rate

57.2 % 25.1 % (32.1 ppts.) 33.9 % 24.4 % (9.5 ppts.)
 

Effective tax rate before special items

33.1 % 25.1 % (8.0 ppts.) 28.2 % 25.6 % (2.6 ppts.)
 

Basic EPS Data

EPS $ 0.34   $ 1.02   (67 ) $ 1.70   $ 2.72   (38 )
Average shares outstanding 451   460   2 453   463   2
 

Diluted EPS Data

EPS $ 0.33   $ 1.00   (67 ) $ 1.66   $ 2.65   (37 )
Average shares outstanding 461   472   2 463   476   3
 
Dividends declared per common share $   $   $ 0.67   $ 0.57  
 

See accompanying notes.

 

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

       

YUM! Brands, Inc.
CHINA DIVISION Operating Results
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

                             
Quarter ended % Change Year to date % Change
9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W) 9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W)
 
Company sales $ 2,001 $ 1,958 2 $ 4,563 $ 4,692 (3 )
Franchise and license fees and income 32   30   7 70   70   (1 )
Total revenues 2,033   1,988   2 4,633   4,762   (3 )
 
Company restaurant expenses
Food and paper 664 662 1,508 1,611 6
Payroll and employee benefits 357 334 (7 ) 907 815 (11 )
Occupancy and other operating expenses 591   543   (9 ) 1,419   1,325   (7 )
Company restaurant expenses 1,612 1,539 (5 ) 3,834 3,751 (2 )
General and administrative expenses 88 84 (6 ) 233 213 (10 )
Franchise and license expenses 3 3 (51 ) 8 6 (50 )
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 6 1 NM 14 4 NM
Other (income) expense (11 ) (13 ) (18 ) (13 ) (24 ) (46 )
1,698   1,614   (5 ) 4,076   3,950   (3 )
Operating Profit $ 335   $ 374   (11 ) $ 557   $ 812   (31 )
 
Company sales 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %
Food and paper 33.2 33.9 0.7 ppts. 33.0 34.4 1.4 ppts.
Payroll and employee benefits 17.8 17.0 (0.8 ppts.) 19.9 17.4 (2.5 ppts.)
Occupancy and other operating expenses 29.5   27.7   (1.8 ppts.) 31.1   28.2   (2.9 ppts.)
Restaurant margin 19.5 % 21.4 % (1.9 ppts.) 16.0 % 20.0 % (4.0 ppts.)
 
Operating margin 16.5 % 18.8 % (2.3 ppts.) 12.0 % 17.1 % (5.1 ppts.)
 

See accompanying notes.

 

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

 

YUM! Brands, Inc.
YUM! RESTAURANTS INTERNATIONAL DIVISION Operating Results
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

                       
Quarter ended % Change Year to date % Change
9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W) 9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W)
 
Company sales $ 507 $ 565 (10 ) $ 1,457 $ 1,651 (12 )
Franchise and license fees and income 212   204   4 644   596   8
Total revenues 719   769   (7 ) 2,101   2,247   (7 )
 
Company restaurant expenses
Food and paper 175 185 5 504 541 7
Payroll and employee benefits 119 140 14 344 415 17
Occupancy and other operating expenses 148   165   11 420   490   14
Company restaurant expenses 442 490 10 1,268 1,446 12
General and administrative expenses 95 91 (3 ) 265 275 4
Franchise and license expenses 20 13 (58 ) 44 34 (30 )
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 2 NM 2 NM
Other (income) expense (1 )   NM (1 ) (1 ) (23 )
556   596   7 1,576   1,756   10
Operating Profit $ 163   $ 173   (6 ) $ 525   $ 491   7
 
Company sales 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %
Food and paper 34.6 32.7 (1.9 ppts.) 34.6 32.8 (1.8 ppts.)
Payroll and employee benefits 23.6 24.7 1.1 ppts. 23.6 25.1 1.5 ppts.
Occupancy and other operating expenses 29.1   29.3   0.2 ppts. 28.8   29.7   0.9 ppts.
Restaurant margin 12.7 % 13.3 % (0.6 ppts.) 13.0 % 12.4 % 0.6 ppts.
 
Operating margin 22.6 % 22.5 % 0.1 ppts. 25.0 % 21.9 % 3.1 ppts.
 

See accompanying notes.

 

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

   

YUM! Brands, Inc.
UNITED STATES DIVISION Operating Results
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

                       
Quarter ended % Change Year to date % Change
9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W) 9/7/13   9/8/12 B/(W)
 
Company sales $ 487 $ 598 (19 ) $ 1,502 $ 1,850 (19 )
Franchise and license fees and income 197   189   5 586   555   6
Total revenues 684   787   (13 ) 2,088   2,405   (13 )
 
Company restaurant expenses
Food and paper 144 173 17 436 537 19
Payroll and employee benefits 142 174 19 440 549 20
Occupancy and other operating expenses 123   151   19 370   464   20
Company restaurant expenses 409 498 18 1,246 1,550 20
General and administrative expenses 92 110 16 284 322 11
Franchise and license expenses 20 16 (25 ) 54 44 (21 )
Closures and impairment (income) expenses (1 ) 1 80 3 52
Other (income) expense     NM 2     NM
520   625   17 1,586   1,919   17
Operating Profit $ 164   $ 162   1 $ 502   $ 486   3
 
Company sales 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %
Food and paper 29.6 28.9 (0.7 ppts.) 29.0 29.0 - ppts.
Payroll and employee benefits 29.2 29.2 - ppts. 29.3 29.7 0.4 ppts.
Occupancy and other operating expenses 25.2   25.2   - ppts. 24.6   25.1   0.5 ppts.
16.0 % 16.7 % (0.7 ppts.) 17.1 % 16.2 % 0.9 ppts.
 
Operating margin 23.8 % 20.5 % 3.3 ppts. 24.0 % 20.2 % 3.8 ppts.
 

See accompanying notes.

 

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

 

YUM! Brands, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(amounts in millions)

 

 
  (unaudited)  
9/7/13 12/29/12
ASSETS
Current Assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 753 $ 776
Accounts and notes receivable, less allowance: $13 in 2013 and $12 in 2012 348 301
Inventories 300 313
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 233 272
Deferred income taxes 116 127
Advertising cooperative assets, restricted 80   136  
Total Current Assets 1,830 1,925
 
Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation and amortization of $3,292 in
2013 and $3,139 in 2012 4,257 4,250
Goodwill 882 1,034
Intangible assets, net 644 690
Investments in unconsolidated affiliates 42 72
Other assets 567 575
Deferred income taxes 508   467  
Total Assets $ 8,730   $ 9,013  
 

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

Current Liabilities
Accounts payable and other current liabilities $ 1,745 $ 2,036
Income taxes payable 149 97
Short-term borrowings 15 10
Advertising cooperative liabilities 80   136  
Total Current Liabilities 1,989 2,279
 
Long-term debt 2,917 2,932
Other liabilities and deferred credits 1,524   1,490  
Total Liabilities 6,430   6,701  
 
Redeemable noncontrolling interest 40   59  
 

Shareholders Equity

Common stock, no par value, 750 shares authorized; 445 shares and 451 shares issued in 2013 and 2012, respectively
Retained earnings 2,326 2,286
Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) (132 ) (132 )

Total Shareholders’ Equity - YUM! Brands, Inc.

2,194 2,154
Noncontrolling interests 66   99  

Total Shareholders’ Equity

2,260   2,253  

Total Liabilities, Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest and Shareholders’ Equity

8,730   $ 9,013  

 See accompanying notes.

 
 

YUM! Brands, Inc.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

 

 
Year to Date
9/7/13   9/8/12
Cash Flows - Operating Activities
Net income - including noncontrolling interests $ 749 $ 1,272
Depreciation and amortization 473 442
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 310 9
Refranchising (gain) loss (87 ) (41 )
Contributions to defined benefit pension plans (15 ) (46 )
Gain upon acquisition of Little Sheep (74 )
Deferred income taxes (51 ) 86
Equity income from investments in unconsolidated affiliates (17 ) (38 )
Distribution of income received from unconsolidated affiliates 15 38
Excess tax benefit from share-based compensation (27 ) (52 )
Share-based compensation expense 32 35
Changes in accounts and notes receivable (4 ) 7
Changes in inventories 19 27
Changes in prepaid expenses and other current assets (22 ) (14 )
Changes in accounts payable and other current liabilities (14 ) 28
Changes in income taxes payable 115 86
Other, net 77   53  
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 1,553   1,818  
 
Cash Flows - Investing Activities
Capital spending (699 ) (678 )
Proceeds from refranchising of restaurants 218 187
Acquisitions (98 ) (542 )
Changes in restricted cash 300
Other, net (8 ) (14 )
Net Cash Used in Investing Activities (587 ) (747 )
 
Cash Flows - Financing Activities
Repayments of long-term debt (5 ) (280 )
Short-term borrowings, three months or less, net 2
Short-term borrowings, more than three months, net 2
Revolving credit facilities, three months or less, net 10
Repurchase shares of Common Stock (510 ) (688 )
Excess tax benefit from share-based compensation 27 52
Employee stock option proceeds 17 27
Dividends paid on Common Stock (451 ) (393 )
Other, net (55 ) (52 )
Net Cash Used in Financing Activities (975 ) (1,322 )
Effect of Exchange Rate on Cash and Cash Equivalents (14 ) (5 )
Net Decrease in Cash and Cash Equivalents (23 ) (256 )
Cash and Cash Equivalents - Beginning of Period 776   1,198  
Cash and Cash Equivalents - End of Period $ 753   $ 942  

See accompanying notes.

 

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results

(amounts in millions, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)

 

In addition to the results provided in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) throughout this document, the Company has provided non-GAAP measurements which present operating results in 2013 and 2012 on a basis before Special Items. Included in Special Items are charges associated with the impairment of certain Little Sheep assets in 2013, the gain upon acquisition of Little Sheep in 2012, U.S. refranchising gain (loss), losses associated with the refranchising of the Pizza Hut UK dine-in business and charges relating to U.S. General and Administrative (“G&A”) productivity initiatives and realignment of resources. These amounts are described in (c), (d), (e) and (f) in the accompanying notes. Other Special Items Income (Expense) in 2013 includes a YUM retirement plan pension settlement charge related to the continuation of a program that began in the fourth quarter of 2012 to payout deferred vested balances. Other Special Items Income (Expense) in 2012 includes the depreciation reductions from Pizza Hut UK and KFC U.S. restaurants impaired upon our decision or offer to refranchise that remained Company stores for some or all of the periods presented and gains from real estate sales related to our previously refranchised Mexico business.

 

The Company uses earnings before Special Items as a key performance measure of results of operations for the purpose of evaluating performance internally and Special Items are not included in any of our segment results. This non-GAAP measurement is not intended to replace the presentation of our financial results in accordance with GAAP. Rather, the Company believes that the presentation of earnings before Special Items provides additional information to investors to facilitate the comparison of past and present operations, excluding items in the quarters and years to date ended September 7, 2013 and September 8, 2012 that the Company does not believe are indicative of our ongoing operations due to their size and/or nature.

   
Quarter ended Year to Date
9/7/13   9/8/12 9/7/13   9/8/12
Detail of Special Items
U.S. Refranchising gain (loss)(c) $ 37 $ (1 ) $ 82 $ 53
Little Sheep impairment(d) (295 ) (295 )
Gain upon acquisition of Little Sheep(d) 74

Charges relating to U.S. G&A productivity initiatives and realignment of resources (f)

(5 ) (5 )
Losses associated with the refranchising of the Pizza Hut UK dine-in business(e) (1 ) (1 ) (1 ) (24 )
Other Special Items Income (Expense) (3 ) 5   (3 ) 15  
Total Special Items Income (Expense) (267 ) 3 (222 ) 118
Tax Benefit (Expense) on Special Items 12     (3 ) (9 )

Special Items Income (Expense), net of tax - including noncontrolling interests

$ (255 ) $ 3 $ (225 ) $ 109

Special Items Income (Expense), net of tax - noncontrolling interests

19     19    
Special Items Income (Expense), net of tax - Yum Brands, Inc. (236 ) 3   (206 ) 109  
Average diluted shares outstanding 461   472   463   476  
Special Items diluted EPS $ (0.52 ) $ 0.01   $ (0.45 ) $ 0.23  
 
Reconciliation of Operating Profit Before Special Items to Reported Operating Profit
Operating Profit Before Special Items $ 617 $ 668 $ 1,449 $ 1,671
Special Items Income (Expense) (267 ) 3   (222 ) 118  
Reported Operating Profit $ 350   $ 671   $ 1,227   $ 1,789  
 
Reconciliation of EPS Before Special Items to Reported EPS
Diluted EPS Before Special Items $ 0.85 $ 0.99 $ 2.11 $ 2.42
Special Items EPS (0.52 ) 0.01   (0.45 ) 0.23  
Reported EPS $ 0.33   $ 1.00   $ 1.66   $ 2.65  
 
Reconciliation of Effective Tax Rate Before Special Items to Reported Effective Tax Rate
Effective Tax Rate Before Special Items 33.1 % 25.1 % 28.2 % 25.6 %
Impact on Tax Rate as a result of Special Items 24.1 % % 5.7 % (1.2 )%
Reported Effective Tax Rate 57.2 % 25.1 % 33.9 % 24.4 %
 
           

YUM! Brands, Inc.
Segment Results
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

 
Quarter Ended 9/7/13 China YRI

United
States

India

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated
Total revenues $ 2,033   $ 719   $ 684   $ 30   $   $ 3,466  
 
Company restaurant expenses 1,612 442 409 27 2,490
General and administrative expenses 88 95 92 6 46 327
Franchise and license expenses 3 20 20 1 44
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 6 (1 ) 295 300
Refranchising (gain) loss (38 ) (38 )
Other (income) expense (11 ) (1 )     5   (7 )
1,698   556   520   34   308   3,116  
Operating Profit (loss) $ 335   $ 163   $ 164   $ (4 ) $ (308 ) $ 350  
 
Quarter Ended 9/8/12 China YRI

United
States

India

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated
Total revenues $ 1,988   $ 769   $ 787   $ 25   $   $ 3,569  
 
Company restaurant expenses 1,539 490 498 19 (3 ) 2,543
General and administrative expenses 84 91 110 6 41 332
Franchise and license expenses 3 13 16 32
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 1 2 1 4
Refranchising (gain) loss (2 ) (2 )
Other (income) expense (13 )       2   (11 )
1,614   596   625   25   38   2,898  
Operating Profit (loss) $ 374   $ 173   $ 162   $   $ (38 ) $ 671  
 

The above tables reconcile segment information, which is based on management responsibility, with our Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results.  Corporate and unallocated expenses comprise items that are not allocated to segments for performance reporting purposes.

 

The Corporate and Unallocated column in the above tables includes, among other amounts, all amounts that we have deemed Special Items.  See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results.

 
           

YUM! Brands, Inc.
Segment Results
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

 
Year to Date Ended 9/7/13 China YRI

United
States

India

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated
Total revenues $ 4,633   $ 2,101   $ 2,088   $ 83   $   $ 8,905  
 
Company restaurant expenses 3,834 1,268 1,246 72 6,420
General and administrative expenses 233 265 284 18 133 933
Franchise and license expenses 8 44 54 2 108
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 14 1 295 310
Refranchising (gain) loss (87 ) (87 )
Other (income) expense (13 ) (1 ) 2     6   (6 )
4,076   1,576   1,586   93   347   7,678  
Operating Profit (loss) $ 557   $ 525   $ 502   $ (10 ) $ (347 ) $ 1,227  
 
Year to Date Ended 9/8/12 China YRI

United
States

India

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated
Total revenues $ 4,762   $ 2,247   $ 2,405   $ 66   $   $ 9,480  
 
Company restaurant expenses 3,751 1,446 1,550 51 (12 ) 6,786
General and administrative expenses 213 275 322 16 124 950
Franchise and license expenses 6 34 44 84
Closures and impairment (income) expenses 4 2 3 9
Refranchising (gain) loss (41 ) (41 )
Other (income) expense (24 ) (1 )     (72 ) (97 )
3,950   1,756   1,919   67   (1 ) 7,691  
Operating Profit (loss) $ 812   $ 491   $ 486   $ (1 ) $ 1   $ 1,789  
 

The above tables reconcile segment information, which is based on management responsibility, with our Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results.  Corporate and unallocated expenses comprise items that are not allocated to segments for performance reporting purposes.

 

The Corporate and Unallocated column in the above tables includes, among other amounts, all amounts that we have deemed Special Items.  See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results.

 
 

Notes to the Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results, Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

and Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(amounts in millions, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)

 

(a)

Amounts presented as of and for the quarter and year to date ended September 7, 2013 are preliminary.

 

(b)

Other (income) expense for the China Division primarily consists of equity income (loss) from investments in unconsolidated affiliates. The year to date ended September 8, 2012 also includes costs related to the acquisition of Little Sheep Group Limited (“Little Sheep”).

 

(c)

During the quarter and year to date ended September 7, 2013, we recorded gains of $37 million and $82 million, respectively, related to refranchising in the U.S., primarily at Taco Bell. During the year to date ended September 8, 2012, we recorded gains of $53 million related to refranchising in the U.S., primarily at Taco Bell. We have traditionally not allocated refranchising (gains) losses for segment reporting purposes. Additionally, U.S. refranchising (gains) losses have been reflected as Special Items for certain performance measures (see accompanying reconciliation to reported results).

 

(d)

On February 1, 2012 we acquired an additional 66% interest in Little Sheep for $540 million, net of cash acquired of $44 million, increasing our ownership to 93%. The acquisition was driven by our strategy to build leading brands across China in every significant category. Prior to our acquisition of this additional interest, our 27% interest in Little Sheep was accounted for under the equity method of accounting. As a result of the acquisition we obtained voting control of Little Sheep, and thus we began consolidating Little Sheep upon acquisition. As required by GAAP, we remeasured our previously held 27% ownership in Little Sheep, which had a recorded value of $107 million at the date of acquisition, at fair value and recognized a non-cash gain of $74 million. This gain, which resulted in no related income tax expense, was recorded in Other (income) expense on our Condensed Consolidated Statement of Income during the quarter ended March 24, 2012. During the quarter ended September 7, 2013, we recorded an impairment charge totaling $258 million (net of income tax benefit of $18 million and amounts allocated to noncontrolling interests of $19 million).  This charge was driven by a write down in goodwill from $384 million to $162 million and a write down in trademark from $415 million to $345 million.  The gain upon acquisition and the impairment charge were not allocated for segment reporting purposes and were reflected as Special Items for certain performance measures (see accompanying reconciliation to reported results).

 

(e)

During the quarter ended December 29, 2012, we refranchised our remaining 331 Pizza Hut UK dine-in restaurants. During the year to date ended September 8, 2012, we recorded pre-tax losses of $24 million to Refranchising (gain) loss primarily to adjust the carrying amount of the asset group to its then estimated fair value. These losses were not allocated for segment reporting purposes and were reflected as Special Items for certain performance measures (see accompanying reconciliation to reported results).

 

For the quarter ended September 7, 2013, the refranchising of the Pizza Hut UK dine-in restaurants decreased Company sales by 18% and increased Franchise and license fees and income and Operating Profit by 2% and less than 1%, respectively, for the YRI Division. For the year to date ended September 7, 2013, the refranchising of the Pizza Hut UK dine-in restaurants decreased Company sales by 19% and increased both Franchise and license fees and income and Operating Profit by 2% for the YRI Division.

 

(f)

During the quarter ended September 7, 2013, as part of our U.S. G&A productivity initiatives and realignment of resources, we recorded a one-time charge of $5 million related to the outsourcing of certain information technology, accounting and payroll services.

 

(g)

At the beginning of fiscal 2013 we eliminated the period lag that we previously used to facilitate the reporting of our India Division's results.  Accordingly, the India Division's 2013 third quarter results include the months of June through August 2013, and the 2013 year to date results include the months of January through August 2013.  Due to the immateriality of the India Division's results we did not restate the prior year operating results for the elimination of this period lag and therefore the 2012 third quarter results continue to include the months of May through July 2012 and the 2012 year to date results include the months of December 2011 through July 2012.  However, we have presented India Division system sales growth, same-store sales growth and restaurant unit growth within this release by comparing June through August 2013 to June through August 2012 for the third quarter and January through August 2013 to January through August 2012 for the year to date to enhance comparability.

Source: Yum! Brands, Inc.

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