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BORGWARNER REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2016 U.S. GAAP NET EARNINGS OF $0.76 PER DILUTED SHARE

NARROWS FULL YEAR GUIDANCE TO THE HIGH END OF THE PREVIOUS RANGE,PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR THIRD QUARTER

Auburn Hills, Michigan, July 28, 2016 – BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) today reported second quarter results.

Second Quarter Highlights:

  • U.S. GAAP net sales of $2,329 million, up 14.6% compared with second quarter 2015. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies and the Remy acquisition, net sales were up 3.5% compared with second quarter 2015.
  • U.S. GAAP net earnings of $0.76 per diluted share. Excluding the $(0.08) per diluted share related to net non-comparable items (detailed in the table below), net earnings were $0.84 per diluted share, of which $0.04 per diluted share were contributed by the Remy acquisition.
  • U.S. GAAP operating income of $269 million. Excluding the $19 million of pretax expenses related to net non-comparable items, operating income was $288 million, of which $13 million was contributed by the Remy acquisition. Excluding the impact of non-comparable items, operating income was 12.4% of net sales. Excluding the impact of noncomparable items and the Remy acquisition, operating income was 13.2% of net sales.

Full Year 2016 Guidance: The company has narrowed its 2016 full year net sales and net earnings guidance to the high end of the previous range. Net sales growth is now expected to be within a range of 13.7% to 17.5% compared with 2015. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies and the Remy acquisition, net sales growth is now expected to be within a range of 3.0% to 5.5%. Net earnings are now expected to be within a range of $3.16 to $3.32 per diluted share, of which approximately $0.12 per diluted share are expected to be contributed by the Remy acquisition. Excluding the impact of non-comparable items, operating income, as a percentage of net sales, is still expected to be above 12%. Excluding the impact of noncomparable items and the Remy acquisition, operating income, as a percentage of net sales, is still expected to be above 13%.

Third Quarter 2016 Guidance: Third quarter 2016 net sales growth is expected to be within a range of 13.0% to 20.8% compared with third quarter 2015. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies and the Remy acquisition, net sales growth is expected to be within a range of 2.5% to 7.7%. Net earnings are expected to be within a range of $0.74 to $0.81 per diluted share, of which approximately $0.03 per diluted share are expected to be contributed by the Remy acquisition. Excluding the impact of non-comparable items, operating income, as a percentage of net sales, is expected to be approximately 12%. Excluding the impact of non-comparable items and the Remy acquisition, operating income, as a percentage of net sales, is expected to be approximately 13%.

Financial Results: Net sales were $2,329 million in second quarter 2016, up 14.6% from $2,032 million in second quarter 2015. Net earnings in second quarter 2016 were $164 million, or $0.76 per diluted share, compared with $148 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, in second quarter 2015. Net earnings in second quarter 2016 included net non-comparable items of $(0.08) per diluted share. Net earnings in the second quarter 2015 included non-comparable items of $(0.10) per diluted share. These items are listed in a table below, which is provided by the company for comparison with other results and the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measures. The impact of foreign currencies decreased net sales by approximately $14 million and decreased net earnings by approximately $0.01 per diluted share in second quarter 2016 compared with the second quarter 2015.

For the first six months of 2016, net sales were $4,598 million, up 14.5% from $4,016 million in the first six months of 2015. Net earnings in the first six months of 2016 were $329 million, or $1.51 per diluted share, compared with $327 million, or $1.44 per diluted share, in the first six months of 2015. Net earnings in the first six months of 2016 included net non-comparable items of $(0.13) per diluted share. Net earnings in the first six months of 2015 included net non-comparable items of $(0.09) per diluted share. These items are listed in a table below, which is provided by the company for comparison with other results and the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measures. The impact of foreign currencies decreased net sales by approximately $72 million and decreased net earnings by approximately $0.03 per diluted share in the first six months of 2016 compared with the first six months of 2015.

The company believes the following table is useful in highlighting non-comparable items that impacted its U.S. GAAP net earnings per diluted share:

Net earnings per diluted share   Second Quarter First Six Months 
  2016  2015  2016  2015 
 U.S. GAAP  $ 0.76 $ 0.65  $ 1.51  $ 1.44
         
 Non-comparable items:        
 Restructuring expense  0.07 0.08 0.09   0.13
 Contract expiration gain  (0.02) (0.02) 
 Merger and acquisition expense  0.03 0.06 
 Gain on previously held equity interest (0.05) 
 Tax adjustments 0.02  (0.01)  0.01 
 Non - U.S. GAAP $ 0.84  $ 0.75  $1.64  $1.53 
 *Column does not add due to rounding        

 

Net cash provided by operating activities was $362 million in the first six months of 2016 compared with $319 million in the first six months of 2015. Investments in capital expenditures, including tooling outlays, totaled $235 million in the first six months of 2016, compared with $285 million in the first six months of 2015. Balance sheet debt increased by $85 million and cash decreased by $83 million at the end of second quarter 2016 compared with the end of 2015. The company's net debt to net capital ratio was 36.3% at the end of second quarter 2016 compared with 35.2% at the end of 2015.

Engine Segment Results: Engine segment net sales were $1,444 million in second quarter 2016 compared with $1,413 million in second quarter 2015. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies, primarily the Chinese Renminbi and Korean Won, net sales were up 2.8% from the prior year's quarter. Adjusted earnings before interest, income taxes and non-controlling interest ("Adjusted EBIT") were $235 million in second quarter 2016. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies, Adjusted EBIT was $236 million, up 3.5% from second quarter 2015.

Drivetrain Segment Results: Drivetrain segment net sales were $895 million in second quarter 2016 compared with $627 million in second quarter 2015. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies, primarily the Chinese Renminbi and Korean Won, and the Remy acquisition, net sales were up 5.4% from the prior year’s quarter. Adjusted EBIT was $93 million in second quarter 2016. Excluding the impact of foreign currencies, and the Remy acquisition, Adjusted EBIT was $82 million, up 13.5% from second quarter 2015.

Recent Highlights:

  • The company announced that it will host an Investor Day for members of the investment community at the company’s Technical Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.
  • Jaguar Land Rover is the first European automaker to feature BorgWarner's innovative pre-emptive on-demand transfer case. Initially available for the new Jaguar XF, BorgWarner will also provide the all-wheel drive technology for the Jaguar XE and F-PACE crossover.

At 9:30 a.m. ET today, a brief conference call concerning second quarter 2016 results will be webcast at: http://www.borgwarner.com/en/Investors/default.aspx.

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 74 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.

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