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GENERAC CORP. REPORTS BETTER THAN EXPECTED 2Q
Source: Generac Corp.

Waukesha, Wisconsin - Generac Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

Second quarter 2014 Highlights:

Net sales increased over the prior year by 4.6% to $362.6 million as compared to $346.7 million in the second quarter of 2013.

Commercial & Industrial (C&I) product sales increased 22.5% to $163.5 million as compared $133.4 million in the prior-year second quarter, primarily due to the contribution of recent acquisitions and continued strength in the oil & gas market.

Residential product sales were $179.6 million during the second quarter of 2014 as compared to $196.6 million in the prior year quarter. The prior year second quarter benefited from approximately $40 million in shipments due to Superstorm Sandy. Excluding this prior year benefit, residential product sales increased approximately 15% primarily as a result of strong home standby generator shipments.

Net income during the second quarter of 2014 was $54.0 million, or $0.77 per share, as compared to $28.3 million, or $0.40 per share, for the same period of 2013.

Adjusted net income, as defined in the accompanying reconciliation schedules, was $57.1 million, or $0.82 per share, as compared to $66.6 million, or $0.95 per share, in the second quarter of 2013.

Adjusted EBITDA, as defined in the accompanying reconciliation schedules, was $84.5 million as compared to $90.1 million in the second quarter last year.

Cash flow from operations in the second quarter of 2014 was $48.9 million as compared to $36.1 million in the prior year quarter. Free cash flow, as defined in the accompanying reconciliation schedules, was $40.5 million as compared to $30.3 million in the second quarter of 2013.

For the trailing four quarters, including the second quarter of 2014, net sales were $1.444 billion; net income was $184.3 million; adjusted EBITDA was $365.7 million; cash flow from operations was $270.9 million; and free cash flow was $236.9 million.