Avcorp announces 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results

Q3 2014 Report
November 13, 2014

VANCOUVER: Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the “Company” or “Avcorp”) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.

Revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 was $14,675,000 as compared to $19,767,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Current quarter revenues have decreased relative to same quarter in the previous year primarily as a result of a decrease in quantities delivered for two defence programs and one commercial business jet program, in part offset by strong current quarter aircraft component repairs revenue.

During the quarter ended September 30, 2014, the Company recorded a loss from operations of $2,321,000 on $14,675,000 revenue, as compared to $211,000 operating loss on $19,767,000 revenue for the same quarter in the preceding year; and a net loss for the current quarter of $2,229,000 as compared to net loss of $1,139,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. 

Cash flows from operating activities during the quarter ended September 30, 2014 utilized $1,152,000 of cash as compared to providing $25,595,000 of cash during the quarter ended September 30, 2013. The primary use of cash from operations during the current quarter is due to operating losses reflecting temporary reduced customer demand. During the nine months ended September 30, 2014 the Company utilized $3,276,000 cash from operating activities as compared to providing $21,403,000 cash for the same period in 2013. The primary causes of operating cash movement during the nine month period ended September 30, 2014 and 2013 were the same circumstances as existed during the three month periods noted above, however, collection of an Other Receivable during the third quarter 2013 provided cash during 2013. As at September 30, 2014 the Company had $1,180,000 cash on hand (December 31, 2013: $7,012,000). 

The Company has a working capital surplus of $8,797,000 as at September 30, 2014 as compared to a $14,213,000 surplus on December 31, 2013. The Company’s accumulated deficit as at September 30, 2014 is $61,783,000 (December 31, 2013: $57,723,000).

About Avcorp
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world’s leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing and Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 388 skilled employees and 340,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower-cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Burlington location also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AVP).

Sandi DiPrimo, Investor Relations Contact | 604-587-4938
Forward-Looking Statements
This release should be read in conjunction with the Company’s unaudited financial statements contained in the Company’s Annual Report and with the quarterly financial statements and accompanying notes filed with Sedar (www.sedar.com). Certain statements in this release and other oral and written statements made by the Company from time to time are forward-looking statements, including those that discuss strategies, goals, outlook or other non-historical matters; or projected revenues, income, returns or other financial measures. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the statements, including the following: (a) changes in worldwide economic and political conditions that impact interest and foreign exchange rates; (b) the occurrence of work stoppages and strikes at key facilities of the Corporation or the Corporation’s customers or suppliers; (c) government funding and program approvals affecting products being developed or sold under government programs; (d) cost and delivery performance under various program and development contracts; (e) the adequacy of cost estimates for various customer care programs including servicing warranties; (f) the ability to control costs and successful implementation of various cost reduction programs; (g) the timing of certifications of new aircraft products; (h) the occurrence of downturns in customer markets to which the Corporation products are sold or supplied or where the Corporation offers financing; (i) changes in aircraft delivery schedules or cancellation of orders; (j) the Corporation’s ability to offset, through cost reductions, raw material price increases and pricing pressure brought by original equipment manufacturer customers; (k) the availability and cost of insurance; (l) the Corporation’s ability to maintain portfolio credit quality; (m) the Corporation’s access to debt financing at competitive rates; (n) uncertainty in estimating contingent liabilities and establishing reserves tailored to address such contingencies; and (o) integration of newly acquired operations and associated expenses may adversely affect profitability.

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