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TMCNet:  Unisys Announces Fourth-Quarter 2013 Financial Results

[January 31, 2014]

Unisys Announces Fourth-Quarter 2013 Financial Results

(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 31 January 2014 Release date- 30012014 - BLUE BELL, Pa. - Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today reported fourth-quarter 2013 net income of $117.4 million, or $2.37 per diluted share, which included $23.2 million of pension expense.

In the fourth quarter of 2012, the company reported net income of $81.8 million, or $1.67 per diluted share, which included $30.4 million of pension expense. Excluding pension expense, non-GAAP diluted earnings per share in the fourth quarter of 2013 was $2.82 compared with $2.27 in the fourth quarter of 2012. Fourth-quarter 2013 revenue grew 2 percent to $996 million from $979 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Foreign currency translations had a negligible impact on revenue comparisons in the fourth quarter.

For the full year of 2013, Unisys reported net income of $92.3 million, or $2.08 per diluted share, which included $90.0 million of pension expense. For the full year of 2012, the company reported net income of $129.4 million, or $2.84 per diluted share, which included $105.4 million of pension expense and $30.6 million of debt reduction charges. Excluding pension expense in both years and the debt reduction charges in 2012, non-GAAP earnings per share for the full year of 2013 was $3.87 compared with $5.50 for the full year of 2012. Full-year 2013 revenue declined 7 percent to $3.46 billion from full-year 2012 revenue of $3.71 billion. Foreign currency translations had a one percentage-point negative impact on full-year 2013 revenue comparisons.

'We closed 2013 with a good fourth quarter, reporting significantly increased profitability on higher revenue,' said Unisys Chairman and CEO Ed Coleman. 'We grew both our services and technology businesses while continuing to show good cost discipline across the business. We were particularly pleased by the higher operating profit margins in our services business, where we also grew orders for the third consecutive quarter.

'As we move into 2014, we are excited by the opportunities in front of us,' Coleman said. 'We are seeing growing market interest in our Stealth cybersecurity software products, our new Forward! by Unisys fabric-based servers, our cloud-based offerings, and other innovative solution offerings. We are focused on continuing our fourth-quarter momentum and driving profitable revenue growth in the year ahead.' Fourth-Quarter Company and Business Segment Highlights International revenue grew 2 percent (3 percent on a constant currency(3) basis) in the fourth quarter as growth in Europe and Asia Pacific more than offset declines in Latin America. U.S. revenue was flat compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.

The company reported an overall fourth-quarter 2013 gross profit margin of 31.7 percent, up from 29.2 percent in the year-ago quarter. Operating expenses (SG&A and R&D expenses) decreased 7 percent from the year-ago period, reflecting effective cost management. The company reported fourth-quarter 2013 operating profit of $155.9 million, or 15.7 percent of revenue, compared with fourth-quarter 2012 operating profit of $114.6 million, or 11.7 percent of revenue.

Fourth-quarter 2013 services revenue increased 1 percent (2 percent on a constant currency basis) as growth in outsourcing and systems integration offset declines in core maintenance. Reflecting a richer mix of higher-margin services and solutions as well as a continued focus on cost control, fourth-quarter 2013 services gross profit margin improved to 21.9 percent from 20.2 percent a year ago and services operating profit margin improved to 9.8 percent from 6.6 percent a year ago.

Fourth-quarter 2013 services orders grew from the fourth quarter of 2012, driven by higher orders for outsourcing and systems integration services. Services backlog at December 31, 2013 was $4.8 billion, down 5 percent from services backlog at December 31, 2012.

Fourth-quarter 2013 technology revenue grew 5 percent from the prior-year quarter. Fourth-quarter 2013 technology gross profit margin declined to 61.4 percent from 68.1 percent in the year-ago quarter, resulting from a higher mix of third-party product sales, and technology operating profit margin declined to 40.6 percent from 43.9 percent in the year-ago quarter.

Cash Flow and Balance Sheet Highlights In the fourth quarter of 2013, Unisys generated $141 million of cash from operations, which included $46 million of pension contributions. In the fourth quarter of 2012, the company generated $154 million of cash from operations, which included $26 million of pension contributions. Capital expenditures in the fourth quarter of 2013 were $48 million compared with $36 million in the year-ago quarter. The company generated $93 million of free cash flow in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with free cash flow of $118 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Free cash flow before pension contributions was $138 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with $144 million in the year-ago quarter.

Unisys made a total of $147 million in pension contributions in 2013 compared with $202 million of pension contributions in 2012. For the full year of 2013, the company generated free cash flow of $183 million before pension contributions compared with $330 million of free cash flow before pension contributions in 2012.

At December 31, 2013, the company reported a cash balance of $640 million and total debt of $210 million.

Non-GAAP Information Unisys reports its results in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the United States. However, in an effort to provide investors with additional perspective regarding the company's results as determined by GAAP, the company also discusses, in its earnings press release and/or earnings presentation materials, non-GAAP information which management believes provides useful information to investors. Our management uses supplemental non-GAAP financial measures internally to understand, manage and evaluate our business and assess operational alternatives. These non-GAAP measures may include non-GAAP diluted earnings per share, free cash flow, and constant currency.

Our non-GAAP measures are not intended to be considered in isolation or as substitutes for results determined in accordance with GAAP and should be read only in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. (See GAAP to non-GAAP reconciliations attached.) (1) Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share - For the full years of 2013 and 2012, Unisys recorded pension expense of $90.0 million and $105.4 million, respectively. In addition, for full year 2012 the company incurred debt reduction charges of $30.6 million as a result of debt reduction actions. In an effort to provide investors with a perspective on the company's earnings without these charges, they are excluded from the non-GAAP diluted earnings per share calculations.

(2) Free cash flow - To better understand the trends in our business, we believe that it is helpful to present free cash flow, which we define as cash flow from operations less capital expenditures. Management believes this measure gives investors an additional perspective on cash flow from operating activities in excess of amounts required for reinvestment. Because of the significance of the company's pension funding obligations, free cash flow before pension funding is also provided.

(3) Constant currency - The company refers to growth rates at constant currency or adjusting for currency so that the business results can be viewed without the impact of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates to facilitate comparisons of the company's business performance from one period to another. Constant currency for revenue is calculated by retranslating current and prior period results at a consistent rate. This approach is based on the pricing currency for each country which is typically the functional currency. Generally, when the dollar either strengthens or weakens against other currencies, the growth at constant currency rates will be higher or lower, respectively, than growth reported at actual exchange rates.

Conference Call Unisys will hold a conference call today at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its results. The listen-only Webcast, as well as the accompanying presentation materials, can be accessed on the Unisys Investor Web site at www.unisys.com/investor. Following the call, an audio replay of the Webcast, and accompanying presentation materials, can be accessed through the same link.

Forward-Looking Statements Any statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, any projections of earnings, revenues, or other financial items; any statements of the company's plans, strategies or objectives for future operations; statements regarding future economic conditions or performance; and any statements of belief or expectation. All forward-looking statements rely on assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. Risks and uncertainties that could affect the company's future results include the company's ability to drive profitable growth in consulting and systems integration; the company's ability to take on, successfully implement and grow outsourcing operations; market demand for the company's high-end enterprise servers and maintenance on those servers; the potential adverse effects of aggressive competition in the information services and technology marketplace; the company's ability to retain significant clients; the company's ability to effectively anticipate and respond to volatility and rapid technological change in its industry; the adverse effects of global economic conditions; the company's significant pension obligations and potential requirements to make significant cash contributions to its defined benefit pension plans; the success of the company's program to reduce costs, focus its global resources and simplify its business structure; the risks that the company's contracts may not be as profitable as expected or provide the expected level of revenues and that contracts with U.S. governmental agencies may subject it to audits, criminal penalties, sanctions and other expenses and fines; the risk that the company may face damage to its reputation or legal liability if its clients are not satisfied with its services or products; the risk that breaches of data security could expose the company to legal liability and could harm its business and reputation; the performance and capabilities of third parties with whom the company has commercial relationships; the risks of doing business internationally when more than half of the company's revenue is derived from international operations; the company's ability to access capital and credit markets to address its liquidity needs; the potential for intellectual property infringement claims to be asserted against the company or its clients; the possibility that pending litigation could affect the company's results of operations or cash flow; the business and financial risk in implementing future dispositions or acquisitions; and the company's consideration of all available information following the end of the year and before the filing of the Form 10-K and the possible impact of this subsequent event information on its financial statements for the reporting period. Additional discussion of factors that could affect the company's future results is contained in its periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

UNISYS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (Unaudited) (Millions, except per share data) Three Months Year Ended December 31 Ended December 31 ------------------ ------------------ 2013 2012 2013 2012 -------- -------- -------- -------- Revenue Services $813.4 $805.7 $2,996.1 $3,192.4 Technology 182.5 173.6 460.4 514.0 -------- -------- -------- -------- 995.9 979.3 3,456.5 3,706.4 Costs and expenses Cost of revenue: Services 608.4 640.7 2,405.5 2,567.7 Technology 72.1 52.7 202.6 165.2 -------- -------- -------- -------- 680.5 693.4 2,608.1 2,732.9 Selling, general and administrative 140.6 150.8 559.4 572.8 Research and development 18.9 20.5 69.5 81.5 -------- -------- -------- -------- 840.0 864.7 3,237.0 3,387.2 -------- -------- -------- -------- Operating profit 155.9 114.6 219.5 319.2 Interest expense 2.2 2.5 9.9 27.5 Other income (expense), net (1.3) (2.7) 9.8 (37.6) -------- -------- -------- -------- Income before income taxes 152.4 109.4 219.4 254.1 Provision for income taxes 28.2 20.5 99.3 97.3 -------- -------- -------- -------- Consolidated net income 124.2 88.9 120.1 156.8 Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests 2.7 3.0 11.6 11.2 -------- -------- -------- -------- Net income attributable to Unisys Corporation 121.5 85.9 108.5 145.6 Preferred stock dividend 4.1 4.1 16.2 16.2 -------- -------- -------- -------- Net income attributable to Unisys Corporation common shareholders $117.4 $81.8 $92.3 $129.4 ======== ======== ======== ======== Earnings per common share attributable to Unisys Corporation Basic $ 2.67 $ 1.86 $ 2.10 $ 2.95 ======== ======== ======== ======== Diluted $ 2.37 $ 1.67 $ 2.08 $ 2.84 ======== ======== ======== ======== Shares used in the per share computations (thousands): Basic 43,947 43,976 43,899 43,864 Diluted 51,319 51,307 44,347 51,216 UNISYS CORPORATION SEGMENT RESULTS (Unaudited) (Millions) Elimi- Total nations Services Technology -------- -------- -------- ---------- Three Months Ended December 31, 2013 Customer revenue $995.9 $813.4 $182.5 Intersegment ($66.0) 0.4 65.6 -------- -------- -------- -------- Total revenue $995.9 ($66.0) $813.8 $248.1 ======== ======== ======== ======== Gross profit percent 31.7% 21.9% 61.4% ======== ======== ======== Operating profit percent 15.7% 9.8% 40.6% ======== ======== ======== Three Months Ended December 31, 2012 Customer revenue $979.3 $805.7 $173.6 Intersegment ($37.3) 1.8 35.5 -------- -------- -------- -------- Total revenue $979.3 ($37.3) $807.5 $209.1 ======== ======== ======== ======== Gross profit percent 29.2% 20.2% 68.1% ======== ======== ======== Operating profit percent 11.7% 6.6% 43.9% ======== ======== ======== Year Ended December 31, 2013 Customer revenue $3,456.5 $2,996.1 $460.4 Intersegment ($122.5) 1.7 120.8 -------- -------- -------- -------- Total revenue $3,456.5 ($122.5) $2,997.8 $581.2 ======== ======== ======== ======== Gross profit percent 24.5% 19.7% 53.9% ======== ======== ======== Operating profit percent 6.4% 6.2% 21.1% ======== ======== ======== Year Ended December 31, 2012 Customer revenue $3,706.4 $3,192.4 $514.0 Intersegment ($123.1) 3.8 119.3 -------- -------- -------- -------- Total revenue $3,706.4 ($123.1) $3,196.2 $633.3 ======== ======== ======== ======== Gross profit percent 26.3% 20.0% 63.9% ======== ======== ======== Operating profit percent 8.6% 6.4% 33.1% ======== ======== ======== UNISYS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Unaudited) (Millions) December 31, December 31, 2013 2012 ---------- ---------- Assets Current assets Cash and cash equivalents $639.8 $655.6 Accounts and notes receivable, net 683.1 670.2 Inventories Parts and finished equipment 32.8 29.3 Work in process and materials 22.3 20.7 Deferred income taxes 24.1 21.6 Prepaid expense and other current assets 138.7 115.0 ---------- ---------- Total 1,540.8 1,512.4 ---------- ---------- Properties 1,095.5 1,262.2 Less accumulated depreciation and amortization 920.8 1,085.8 ---------- ---------- Properties, net 174.7 176.4 ---------- ---------- Outsourcing assets, net 115.5 126.3 Marketable software, net 129.1 124.2 Prepaid postretirement assets 83.7 3.3 Deferred income taxes 112.3 162.7 Goodwill 188.7 192.3 Other long-term assets 165.2 122.8 ---------- ---------- Total $2,510.0 $2,420.4 ========== ========== Liabilities and deficit Current liabilities Current maturities of long-term debt $0.0 $0.3 Accounts payable 246.7 228.6 Deferred revenue 402.4 389.5 Other accrued liabilities 375.7 411.9 ---------- ---------- Total 1,024.8 1,030.3 ---------- ---------- Long-term debt 210.0 210.0 Long-term postretirement liabilities 1,697.2 2,553.5 Long-term deferred revenue 122.7 123.1 Other long-term liabilities 119.2 92.2 Commitments and contingencies Total deficit (663.9) (1,588.7) ---------- ---------- Total $2,510.0 $2,420.4 ========== ========== UNISYS CORPORATION CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (Unaudited) (Millions) Year Ended December 31 2013 2012 * ------- ------- Cash flows from operating activities Consolidated net income $120.1 $156.8 Add (deduct) items to reconcile consolidated net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Foreign currency transaction loss 6.5 - Loss on debt extinguishment - 30.6 Employee stock compensation 12.5 14.3 Company stock issued for U.S. 401(k) plan - 6.2 Depreciation and amortization of properties 46.7 54.7 Depreciation and amortization of outsourcing assets 53.5 57.9 Amortization of marketable software 59.4 62.0 Disposals of capital assets 2.0 6.3 (Loss) gain on sale of business 1.5 (11.7) Pension plans contributions (147.2) (201.5) Decrease in deferred income taxes, net 29.4 26.3 Increase in receivables, net (63.5) (11.2) (Increase) decrease in inventories (6.5) 14.2 Increase (decrease) in accounts payable and other accrued liabilities 1.9 (80.7) Change in other assets, liabilities and other 71.1 137.1 ------- ------- Net cash provided by operating activities 187.4 261.3 ------- ------- Cash flows from investing activities Proceeds from investments 5,315.9 4,108.5 Purchases of investments (5,325.8) (4,107.2) Restricted deposits (1.3) (0.6) Investment in marketable software (64.3) (56.4) Capital additions of properties (47.2) (40.1) Capital additions of outsourcing assets (39.9) (36.1) Net proceeds from sale of business (0.1) 5.2 ------- ------- Net cash used for investing activities (162.7) (126.7) ------- ------- Cash flows from financing activities Purchases of common stock (11.7) - Payments of long-term debt - (388.9) Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests - (4.5) Dividends paid on preferred shares (16.2) (16.2) Proceeds from exercise of stock options 4.9 0.4 Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt - 204.8 ------- ------- Net cash used for financing activities (23.0) (204.4) ------- ------- Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents (17.5) 10.5 ------- ------- Decrease in cash and cash equivalents (15.8) (59.3) Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 655.6 714.9 ------- ------- Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $639.8 $655.6 ======= ======= *Certain components of net cash provided by operating activities were changed to present pension contributions separately, consistent with the 2013 presentation.

(1) UNISYS CORPORATION RECONCILIATION OF SELECTED GAAP MEASURES TO NON-GAAP MEASURES (Unaudited) (Millions, except per share data) Three Months Year Ended December 31 Ended December 31 ----------------- ----------------- 2013 2012 2013 2012 -------- -------- -------- -------- GAAP net income attributable to Unisys Corporation common shareholders $117.4 $81.8 $92.3 $129.4 Debt reduction charges, net of tax 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.6 FAS87 pension charges, net of tax 23.2 30.4 90.0 105.4 -------- -------- -------- -------- Non-GAAP net income attributable to Unisys Corporation common shareholders 140.6 112.2 182.3 265.4 Add preferred stock dividend 4.1 4.1 16.2 16.2 -------- -------- -------- -------- Non-GAAP net income attributable to Unisys Corporation for diluted earnings per share $144.7 $116.3 $198.5 $281.6 ======== ======== ======== ======== Weighted average shares (thousands) 43,947 43,976 43,899 43,864 Plus incremental shares from assumed conversion: Employee stock plans 460 419 448 439 Preferred stock 6,913 6,913 6,913 6,913 -------- -------- -------- -------- GAAP adjusted weighted average shares 51,319 51,307 51,260 51,216 ======== ======== ======== ======== Diluted earnings per share GAAP basis GAAP net income attributable to Unisys Corporation for diluted earnings per share $121.5 $85.9 $92.3 $145.6 Divided by adjusted weighted average shares 51,319 51,307 44,347 51,216 GAAP net income per diluted share $ 2.37 $ 1.67 $ 2.08 $ 2.84 ======== ======== ======== ======== Non-GAAP basis Non-GAAP net income attributable to Unisys Corporation for diluted earnings per share $144.7 $116.3 $198.5 $281.6 Divided by Non-GAAP adjusted weighted average shares 51,319 51,307 51,260 51,216 Non-GAAP net income per diluted share $ 2.82 $ 2.27 $ 3.87 $ 5.50 ======== ======== ======== ======== (2) UNISYS CORPORATION RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP (Unaudited) (Millions) FREE CASH FLOW Three Months Year Ended December 31 Ended December 31 ----------------- ----------------- 2013 2012 2013 2012 -------- -------- -------- -------- Cash provided by operations $141.2 $153.9 $187.4 $261.3 Additions to marketable software (17.0) (13.5) (64.3) (56.4) Additions to properties (21.1) (14.1) (47.2) (40.1) Additions to outsourcing assets (10.3) (8.3) (39.9) (36.1) -------- -------- -------- -------- Free Cash Flow 92.8 118.0 36.0 128.7 Pension funding 45.6 26.4 147.2 201.5 -------- -------- -------- -------- Free cash flow before pension funding $138.4 $144.4 $183.2 $330.2 ======== ======== ======== ======== About Unisys Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.

RELEASE NO: 0130/9222 Unisys is a registered trademark of Unisys Corporation. Any other brand and products referenced herein is acknowledged to be a trademark or registered trademark of its respective holder.

Contacts Media Contact: Jim Kerr, 215-986-5795 jim.kerr@unisys.com Investor Contact: Niels Christensen, 215-986-6651 niels.christensen@unisys.com (c) 2014 Electronic News Publishing -

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