ABM Industries Q2 Results Beat Street Expectations - Read How It Fared

  • ABM Industries, Inc. ABM reported second-quarter revenue growth of 26.7% year-over-year to $1.9 billion, comprised of 7.5% organic growth and 19.2% from acquisitions, beating the consensus of $1.88 billion.
  • Adjusted EPS improved to $0.89 from $0.82 in 2Q21, beating the consensus of $0.84.
  • The operating profit improved 49.1% Y/Y to $75 million, and the margin expanded by 60 bps to 3.9%.
  • ABM Industries used cash from operating activities YTD of $(137.5) million, compared to cash generated of $171.2 million a year ago.
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased by 11.5% to $118.9 million, and margin contracted by 85 bps to 6.3%.
  • ABM Industries ended the quarter with available liquidity of ~$781 million, inclusive of cash and cash equivalents of $48.9 million.
  • ABM repurchased 0.7 million shares during the quarter at an average share price of $43.50, for $30 million.
  • Dividend: The Company declared a cash dividend of $0.195 per common share payable on August 1, 2022, to shareholders of record on July 7, 2022.
  • FY22 Outlook: ABM expects GAAP EPS of $2.91 to $3.11 (prior expectation was of $2.65 to $2.85).
  • It reaffirmed its prior guidance for adjusted EPS of $3.50 to $3.70 vs. a consensus of $3.62 and for an adjusted EBITDA margin of 6.4% - 6.8%.
  • Price Action: ABM shares are trading higher by 0.53% at $49.50 during the post-market session on Wednesday.
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