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Lancaster Colony Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Financial Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Lancaster Colony Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $258,808,000 compared to $245,190,000 a year ago. Operating income was $32,316,000 compared to $36,228,000 a year ago. Income continuing operations before income taxes was $32,156,000 compared to $36,129,000 a year ago. Net income was $21,327,000 or $0.76 per basic and diluted common share compared to $25,477,000 or $0.93 per basic and diluted common share a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $1,041,075,000 compared to $1,013,803,000 a year ago. Operating income was $153,767,000 compared to $153,923,000 a year ago. Income continuing operations before income taxes was $153,279,000 compared to $153,818,000 a year ago. Net income was $74,986,000 or $3.69 per diluted common share compared to $109,249,000 or $3.79 per diluted common share a year ago. Capital expenditures were $16 million. Cash flows from operating activities was $129.1 million, which was just off from the $131.7 million for the prior year. For the fiscal 2015, the company expects capital expenditures to be $20 million. The company depreciation and amortization to decline slightly to approximately $19 million. The company expects effective tax rate to remain comparable to the fiscal 14 rate of approximately 34%.

Lancaster Colony Seeks Acquisitions

Lancaster Colony Corporation (NasdaqGS:LANC) is seeking acquisitions. Jay Gerlach, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Lancaster Colony, stated, “While we remain interested in growing via acquisition, we are finding limited opportunities for branded businesses with values that allow a reasonable return.” When asked about the use of cash on hand, he added, “We continue to think about all the alternatives for that. Again, our priority would be finding a good acquisition opportunity, but regular dividend, special dividend, share repurchases all get discussed routinely.”

Lancaster Colony Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 30, 2014

Lancaster Colony Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 44 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 9, 2014.

Lancaster Colony Corporation to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Aug 21, 2014

Lancaster Colony Corporation announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Aug 21, 2014

Lancaster Colony Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 21, 2014

Lancaster Colony Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 21, 2014

 

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