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Strategic Education, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results; Strong Enrollment Growth at Both Strayer University and Capella University

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Strategic
Education, Inc. (SEI)
(NASDAQ:STRA) today announced financial
results for the period ended September 30, 2018.

Karl McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer of SEI said, "We are pleased
with the positive momentum we are seeing across the organization as we
continue to work through a successful merger integration. SEI's strong
performance in Q3 2018, including strong new enrollment growth at both
Strayer University and Capella University, continues to demonstrate our
organization's ability to execute. Our new scale and capabilities allow
us to serve students and employers better as we continue to focus on
cost and revenue synergies. SEI is now even better positioned to be a
national leader in education innovation."

STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC. CONSOLIDATED RESULTS
Three
Months Ended September 30

[Note: Strategic Education, Inc.'s financial results for any periods
ended prior to August 1, 2018 do not include the financial results of
Capella Education Company, and are therefore not directly comparable.]

  • Revenue increased 48.3% to $160.9 million compared to $108.5 million
    for the same period in 2017. Revenue in 2018 includes a purchase
    accounting adjustment of $26.2 million to reflect Capella University
    deferred revenue at fair value. Adjusted revenue, which is a non-GAAP
    financial measure and excludes the aforementioned deferred revenue
    adjustment, increased 72.5% to $187.2 million compared to $108.5
    million for the same period in 2017. For more details on non-GAAP
    financial measures, refer to the information on pages 8 through 12.
  • The Company reported a loss from operations of $57.1 million, compared
    to income of $8.2 million for the same period in 2017. Loss from
    operations in 2018 includes the aforementioned deferred revenue
    adjustment, $10.3 million of amortization expense related to assets
    acquired in the merger with Capella Education Company, $29.6 million
    in costs associated with the merger with Capella Education Company,
    and a $13.1 million noncash charge resulting from the impairment of
    intangible assets associated with The New York Code + Design Academy.
    Income from operations in 2017 included $3.4 million in costs
    associated with the merger with Capella Education Company, and a $5.5
    million noncash benefit associated with the reduction in value of
    contingent consideration payable to the sellers of The New York Code +
    Design Academy. Adjusted income from operations was $22.1 million in
    2018 compared to $6.1 million for the same period in 2017. The
    adjusted operating income margin was 11.8% compared to 5.6% for the
    same period in 2017.
  • Net loss, which includes the adjustments described above and certain
    tax benefits, including the effects of the new lower federal income
    tax rate, was $52.8 million in 2018 compared to net income of $6.2
    million in 2017. Adjusted net income was $16.9 million compared to
    adjusted net income of $3.8 million for the same period in 2017.
  • Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization
    (EBITDA) was a loss of $38.7 million in 2018 compared to earnings of
    $13.0 million in 2017. Adjusted EBITDA was $34.0 million compared to
    $14.2 million for the same period in 2017.
  • Loss per share was $2.97 compared to diluted earnings per share of
    $0.56 for the same period in 2017. Adjusted diluted earnings per share
    increased to $0.92 from $0.34 for the same period in 2017. Diluted
    weighted average shares outstanding increased to 18,480,000 from
    11,210,000 for the same period in 2017.

Strayer University Segment Highlights

  • The Strayer University segment is comprised of Strayer University,
    including its programs offered through the Jack Welch Management
    Institute.
  • For the third quarter, student enrollment at Strayer University
    increased 9.0% to 45,431 compared to 41,679 for the same period in
    2017. New student enrollment for the period increased 11.9% and
    continuing student enrollment for the period increased 8.3%.
  • Revenue increased 6.7% to $114.5 million compared to $107.3 million
    for the same period in 2017, driven by higher summer term enrollment
    offset by lower revenue-per-student.
  • Income from operations increased to $11.9 million from $8.1 million
    for the same period in 2017. The operating income margin was 10.4%,
    compared to 7.5% for the same period in 2017.
  • Strayer University opened its second new campus for 2018 in
    Montgomery, Alabama. The University is on track to open two additional
    new campuses by the end of 2018.

Capella University Segment Highlights

[Note: Capella University's financial results are for the period from
August 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018.]

  • The Capella University segment consists solely of Capella University.
  • For the third quarter, student enrollment at Capella University
    increased 1.6% to 37,822 compared to 37,223 for the same period in
    2017. New student enrollment for the period increased 13.2% and
    continuing student enrollment for the period decreased 0.8%.
  • FlexPath continued to be the most significant driver of new and total
    enrollment growth in the third quarter of 2018, and is now 26% of
    Capella University's bachelor's and master's degrees total enrollment.
  • Revenue was $43.8 million in the third quarter of 2018 and reflects
    higher enrollment and a slight increase in revenue-per-learner.
    Revenue in the third quarter of 2018 includes a purchase accounting
    adjustment of $26.2 million to reflect deferred revenue at fair value,
    in connection with the merger. Excluding this purchase accounting
    adjustment, Capella University revenue was $70.0 million.
  • Loss from operations was $14.3 million in the third quarter of 2018,
    which includes the impact from the aforementioned deferred revenue
    adjustment. Adjusted income from operations was $11.9 million in the
    third quarter of 2018, and the adjusted operating income margin was
    17.0%.
  • The Company is currently planning to open Capella University learner
    support centers, pending regulatory notification and approval, in
    Orlando, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia in 2019.

Non-Degree Programs Segment Highlights

  • The non-degree programs segment includes The New York Code + Design
    Academy, Hackbright Academy, DevMountain, and Sophia.
  • For the third quarter, revenue increased to $2.7 million from $1.2
    million for the same period in 2017, primarily due to the inclusion of
    revenue from DevMountain, Hackbright Academy, and Sophia.
  • Loss from operations was $1.7 million in 2018 compared to a loss of
    $1.9 million in the same period in 2017.

BALANCE SHEET AND CASH FLOW

At September 30, 2018, Strategic Education, Inc. had cash, cash
equivalents, and marketable securities of $347.8 million and no debt.
For the first nine months of 2018, cash used in operations was $14.6
million compared to cash provided by operations of $44.4 million for the
same period in 2017. The decrease in cash flow from operations was
primarily due to cash payments of costs related to the merger with
Capella Education Company. Capital expenditures for the first nine
months of 2018 were $16.0 million compared to $14.6 million for the same
period in 2017. Capital expenditures for the year 2018 are expected to
be between $25 million and $26 million.

The Company had $70 million of share repurchase authorization remaining
at September 30, 2018. No shares were repurchased in the third quarter
of 2018.

For the third quarter of 2018, consolidated bad debt expense as a
percentage of revenue was 6.1%, or 5.3% of adjusted revenue, compared to
4.9% for the same period in 2017.

COMMON STOCK CASH DIVIDEND

SEI announced today that it declared a regular, quarterly cash dividend
of $0.50 per share of common stock. This dividend will be paid on
December 17, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 3, 2018.

CONFERENCE CALL WITH MANAGEMENT

SEI will host a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2018
earnings results at 10:00 a.m. (ET) today. To participate in the live
call, investors should dial (877) 303-9047 ten minutes prior to the
start time. In addition, the call will be available via webcast. To
access the live webcast of the conference call, please go to www.strategiceducation.com
in the Investor Relations section 15 minutes prior to the start time of
the call to register. Following the call, the webcast will be archived
and available at www.strategiceducation.com
in the Investor Relations section.

About SEI

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) (www.strategiceducation.com)
is dedicated to enabling economic mobility with education. We serve
working adult students through a range of educational opportunities that
include: Strayer University and Capella University (separate
institutions that are each regionally accredited), which collectively
offer flexible and affordable associate, bachelor's, master's, and
doctoral programs; a Top-25 Princeton Review-ranked online MBA program
through the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University;
self-paced courses for college credit through Sophia; customized degrees
for corporations through Degrees@Work; and non-degree web and mobile
application development courses through DevMountain, Generation Code,
Hackbright Academy, and The New York Code + Design Academy. These
programs help our students prepare for success in today's jobs and find
a path to bettering their lives.

Forward Looking Statements

This communication contains certain forward-looking statements made
pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the
"Reform Act"). Such statements may be identified by the use of words
such as "expect," "estimate," "assume," "believe," "anticipate," "will,"
"forecast," "outlook," "plan," "project," or similar words and may
include statements with respect to, among other things, future events or
the future financial performance of SEI, the anticipated benefits of the
merger, including estimated synergies; SEI's plans, objectives and
expectations; future financial and operating results; and other
statements that are not historical facts. The statements are based on
SEI's current expectations and are subject to a number of assumptions,
uncertainties and risks. In connection with the safe-harbor provisions
of the Reform Act, SEI has identified important factors that could cause
SEI's actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or
implied by such statements. The assumptions, uncertainties and risks
include:

  • the risk that the benefits of the merger, including expected
    synergies, may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize
    than expected;
  • the risk that the merger may not advance the combined company's
    business strategy and growth strategy;
  • the risk that the combined company may experience difficulty
    integrating employees or operations;
  • the potential diversion of management's attention resulting from the
    merger;
  • the pace of growth of student enrollment;
  • our continued compliance with Title IV of the Higher Education Act,
    and the regulations thereunder, as well as regional accreditation
    standards and state regulatory requirements;
  • rulemaking by the Department of Education and increased focus by the
    U.S. Congress on for-profit education institutions;
  • competitive factors;
  • risks associated with the opening of new campuses;
  • risks associated with the offering of new educational programs and
    adapting to other changes;
  • risks relating to the timing of regulatory approvals;
  • our ability to implement our growth strategy;
  • risks associated with the ability of our students to finance their
    education in a timely manner; and
  • general economic and market conditions.

Many of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions are beyond SEI's
ability to control or predict. Because of these risks, uncertainties and
assumptions, you should not place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements. Furthermore, these forward-looking
statements speak only as of the information currently available to SEI
on the date they are made, and SEI undertakes no obligation to update or
revise forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially
from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)
 
 

For the Three Months Ended
September 30,

 

For the Nine Months Ended
September 30,

2017   2018 2017   2018
Revenues $ 108,512 $ 160,945 $ 336,144 $ 392,082
Costs and expenses:
Instruction and educational support 59,755 93,290 184,821 221,756
Marketing 26,756 46,165 64,700 87,402
Admissions advisory 4,828 9,789 14,323 19,074
General and administration 11,053 15,811 35,877 38,092
Amortization of intangible assets - 10,278 - 10,278
Merger costs 3,414 29,620 3,414 37,791
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   (5,518)   13,119   (7,512)   19,304
Total costs and expenses   100,288   218,072   295,623   433,697
Income (loss) from operations 8,224 (57,127) 40,521 (41,615)
Other income   141   1,110   256   1,846
Income (loss) before income taxes 8,365 (56,017) 40,777 (39,769)
Provision (benefit) for income taxes   2,138   (3,236)   13,670   (1,643)
Net income (loss) $ 6,227 $ (52,781) $ 27,107 $ (38,126)
 
Earnings (loss) per share:
Basic $ 0.58 $ (2.97) $ 2.54 $ (2.90)
Diluted $ 0.56 $ (2.97) $ 2.43 $ (2.90)
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic 10,701 17,799 10,671 13,141
Diluted 11,210 18,480 11,174 13,724
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)
   
December 31, September 30,
2017 2018
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 155,933 $ 276,382
Marketable securities, current - 38,139
Tuition receivable, net 23,122 52,527
Income taxes receivable - 6,995
Other current assets   11,293   17,367
Total current assets 190,348 391,410
Property and equipment, net 73,763 124,613
Marketable securities, non-current - 33,324
Deferred income tax assets 24,452 -
Intangible assets, net 7,260 342,477
Goodwill 20,744 730,729
Other assets   4,711   23,143
Total assets $ 321,278 $ 1,645,696
 
LIABILITIES & STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 46,177 $ 78,092
Income taxes payable 1,038 -
Contract liabilities   21,851   38,025
Total current liabilities 69,066 116,117
Deferred income tax liabilities - 71,126
Other long-term liabilities   43,015   50,123
Total liabilities   112,081   237,366
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders' equity:

Common stock, par value $0.01; 32,000,000 shares authorized;
11,167,425 and 21,707,599 shares issued and outstanding at
December 31, 2017 and September 30, 2018, respectively

112 217
Additional paid-in capital 47,079 1,301,228
Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) - (22)
Retained earnings   162,006   106,907
Total stockholders' equity   209,197   1,408,330
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 321,278 $ 1,645,696
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Amounts in thousands)
 
 

For the Nine Months Ended
September 30,

2017   2018
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income (loss) $ 27,107 $ (38,126)
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by
(used in) operating activities:
Amortization of gain on sale of assets (133) -
Amortization of deferred rent (1,351) (1,362)
Amortization of deferred financing costs 197 209
Amortization of investment discount/premium - 132
Depreciation and amortization 13,718 29,107
Deferred income taxes (3,728) (4,443)
Stock-based compensation 8,569 11,781
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets (7,512) 19,304
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Tuition receivable, net (454) 8,227
Other current assets (2,155) 2,223
Other assets 1,200 (581)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 9,711 (8,949)
Income taxes payable and income taxes receivable (4,401) (7,868)
Contract liabilities 5,386 (21,946)
Other long-term liabilities   (1,786)   (2,355)
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities   44,368   (14,647)
 
Cash flows from investing activities:
Net cash acquired in acquisition - 168,387
Purchases of property and equipment (14,573) (16,028)
Purchases of marketable securities - (11,346)
Maturities of marketable securities - 5,842
Investments in partnership interests   -   (167)
Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities   (14,573)   146,688
 
Cash flows from financing activities:
Common dividends paid (8,561) (16,802)
Net proceeds from exercise of stock options - 6,831
Taxes paid for restricted stock units - (459)
Payment of deferred financing costs   -   (1,162)
Net cash used in financing activities   (8,561)   (11,592)
Net increase in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash 21,234 120,449
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash - beginning of period   129,758   156,448
Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash - end of period $ 150,992 $ 276,897
 
Noncash transactions:
Purchases of property and equipment included in accounts payable $ 749 $ 2,975
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
UNAUDITED SEGMENT REPORTING
(Amounts in thousands)
 
  For the Three Months Ended   For the Nine Months Ended
September 30, September 30,
2017   2018 2017   2018
Revenues
Strayer $ 107,321 $ 114,471 $ 332,094 $ 343,644
Capella - 43,792 - 43,792
Non-Degree Programs   1,191   2,682   4,050   4,646
Consolidated revenues $ 108,512 $ 160,945 $ 336,144 $ 392,082
 
Income (loss) from operations
Strayer $ 8,069 $ 11,904 $ 43,072 $ 44,215
Capella - (14,326) - (14,326)
Non-Degree Programs (1,949) (1,688) (6,649) (4,131)
Amortization of intangible assets - (10,278) - (10,278)
Merger costs (3,414) (29,620) (3,414) (37,791)
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   5,518   (13,119)   7,512   (19,304)
Consolidated income (loss) from operations $ 8,224 $ (57,127) $ 40,521 $ (41,615)
 
 

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In our press release and schedules, and on the related conference
call, we report certain financial measures that are not required by,
or presented in accordance with, accounting principles generally
accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP"). We discuss
management's reasons for reporting these non-GAAP measures below,
and the press release schedules that follow reconcile the most
directly comparable GAAP measure to each non-GAAP measure that we
reference. Although management evaluates and presents these non-GAAP
measures for the reasons described below, please be aware that these
non-GAAP measures have limitations and should not be considered in
isolation or as a substitute for income from operations, net income,
earnings per share or any other comparable financial measure
prescribed by GAAP. In addition, we may calculate and/or present
these non-GAAP financial measures differently than measures with the
same or similar names that other companies report, and as a result,
the non-GAAP measures we report may not be comparable to those
reported by others.
 
Management uses certain non-GAAP measures to evaluate financial
performance because those non-GAAP measures allow for
period-over-period comparisons of its ongoing operations before the
impact of certain items described below. These measures are Adjusted
Income from Operations, Adjusted Net Income, Earnings Before
Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA), Adjusted
EBITDA and Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share (EPS). We define
Adjusted Income from Operations, Adjusted Net Income, and Adjusted
EPS to exclude (1) a purchase accounting adjustment to record
Capella University deferred revenue at fair value as a result of the
Company's merger with Capella Education Company, (2) amortization
expense related to intangible assets associated with the Company's
merger with Capella Education Company, (3) transaction and
integration costs associated with the Company's merger with Capella
Education Company, (4) fair value adjustments to the value of
contingent consideration, and impairment charges for intangible
assets related to the Company's acquisition of The New York Code +
Design Academy, and (5) discrete tax adjustments utilizing adjusted
annual effective income tax rates of 27.1% and 38.8% for 2018 and
2017, respectively. We define EBITDA as net income before provision
(benefit) for income taxes, other income, depreciation and
amortization, and from this amount in arriving at Adjusted EBITDA we
also exclude the amounts in (1), (3), and (4) above, and stock-based
compensation expense. These non-GAAP measures are reconciled to the
most directly comparable GAAP measures on pages 9 through 12.
Non-GAAP measures should not be viewed as substitutes for GAAP
measures.
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
NON-GAAP UNAUDITED ADJUSTING STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(Amounts in thousands, except per share data)
                             
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2018
Non-GAAP Adjustments

As
Reported
(GAAP)

Deferred
Revenue
Adjustment
(1)

Amortization
of Intangible
Assets (2)

Merger
Costs
(3)

Fair Value
Adjustments
and
Impairment
of
Intangible

Assets (4)

Other Tax
Adjustments
(5)

As Adjusted
(Non-GAAP)

Revenues $ 160,945 $ 26,214 $ - $ - $ - $ - $ 187,159
Costs and expenses:
Instruction and educational support 93,290 - - - - - 93,290
Marketing 46,165 - - - - - 46,165
Admissions advisory 9,789 - - - - - 9,789
General and administration 15,811 - - - - - 15,811
Amortization of intangible assets 10,278 - (10,278) - - - -
Merger costs 29,620 - - (29,620) - - -
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   13,119   -   -   -   (13,119)   -   -
Total costs and expenses   218,072   -   (10,278)   (29,620)   (13,119)   -   165,055
Income (loss) from operations (57,127) 26,214 10,278 29,620 13,119 - 22,104
Other income   1,110   -   -   -   -   -   1,110
Income (loss) before income taxes (56,017) 26,214 10,278 29,620 13,119 - 23,214
Provision (benefit) for income taxes   (3,236)   7,104   2,785   7,275   542   (8,179)   6,291
Net income (loss) $ (52,781) $ 19,110 $ 7,493 $ 22,345 $ 12,577 $ 8,179 $ 16,923
 
Earnings (loss) per share:
Basic $ (2.97) $ 0.95
Diluted $ (2.97) $ 0.92
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic 17,799 17,799
Diluted 18,480 18,480

 

 
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2017
Non-GAAP Adjustments

As
Reported
(GAAP)

Deferred
Revenue
Adjustment
(1)

Amortization
of Intangible
Assets (2)

Merger
Costs
(3)

Fair Value
Adjustments
and
Impairment
of
Intangible

Assets (4)

Other Tax
Adjustments
(5)

As Adjusted
(Non-GAAP)

Revenues $ 108,512 $ - $ - $ - $ - $ - $ 108,512
Costs and expenses:
Instruction and educational support 59,755 - - - - - 59,755
Marketing 26,756 - - - - - 26,756
Admissions advisory 4,828 - - - - - 4,828
General and administration 11,053 - - - - - 11,053
Amortization of intangible assets - - - - - - -
Merger costs 3,414 - - (3,414) - - -
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   (5,518)   -   -   -   5,518   -   -
Total costs and expenses   100,288   -   -   (3,414)   5,518   -   102,392
Income (loss) from operations 8,224 - - 3,414 (5,518) - 6,120
Other income   141   -   -   -   -   -   141
Income (loss) before income taxes 8,365 - - 3,414 (5,518) - 6,261
Provision (benefit) for income taxes   2,138   -   -   1,349   -   (1,014)   2,473
Net income (loss) $ 6,227 $ - $ - $ 2,065 $ (5,518) $ 1,014 $ 3,788
 
Earnings per share:
Basic $ 0.58 $ 0.35
Diluted $ 0.56 $ 0.34
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
Basic 10,701 10,701
Diluted 11,210 11,210
 
           
(1) Reflects a purchase accounting adjustment to record Capella
University deferred revenue at fair value as a result of the
Company's merger with Capella Education Company.
(2) Reflects amortization expense related to intangible assets
associated with the Company's merger with Capella Education Company.
(3) Reflects transaction and integration charges associated with the
Company's merger with Capella Education Company.
(4) Reflects adjustments to the value of contingent consideration of
$5.5 million in 2017, and an impairment of intangible assets of
$13.1 million in 2018, related to the Company's acquisition of The
New York Code + Design Academy.
(5) Reflects discrete tax adjustments related to the vesting of stock
awards and other adjustments, utilizing an adjusted annual effective
tax rate of 27.1% and 38.8% for 2018 and 2017, respectively.
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
NON-GAAP UNAUDITED ADJUSTING SEGMENT REPORTING
(Amounts in thousands)
 
      For the Three Months Ended     For the Nine Months Ended
September 30, September 30,
2017     2018 2017     2018
Revenues
Strayer $ 107,321 $ 114,471 $ 332,094 $ 343,644
Capella - 43,792 - 43,792
Non-Degree Programs   1,191   2,682   4,050   4,646
Consolidated revenues   108,512   160,945   336,144   392,082
 
Adjustments to deferred revenues
Strayer - - - -
Capella - 26,214 - 26,214
Non-Degree Programs   -   -   -   -
Total adjustments to deferred revenues   -   26,214   -   26,214
 
Adjusted revenues by segment
Strayer 107,321 114,471 332,094 343,644
Capella - 70,006 - 70,006
Non-Degree Programs   1,191   2,682   4,050   4,646
Adjusted consolidated revenues $ 108,512 $ 187,159 $ 336,144 $ 418,296
 
Income (loss) from operations
Strayer $ 8,069 $ 11,904 $ 43,072 $ 44,215
Capella - (14,326) - (14,326)
Non-Degree Programs (1,949) (1,688) (6,649) (4,131)
Amortization of intangible assets - (10,278) - (10,278)
Merger costs (3,414) (29,620) (3,414) (37,791)
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   5,518   (13,119)   7,512   (19,304)
Consolidated income (loss) from operations   8,224   (57,127)   40,521   (41,615)
 
Adjustments to consolidated income (loss) from operations
Deferred revenue adjustment - 26,214 - 26,214
Amortization of intangible assets - 10,278 - 10,278
Merger costs 3,414 29,620 3,414 37,791
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets   (5,518)   13,119   (7,512)   19,304
Total adjustments to consolidated income (loss) from operations   (2,104)   79,231   (4,098)   93,587
 
Adjusted income (loss) from operations by segment
Strayer 8,069 11,904 43,072 44,215
Capella - 11,888 - 11,888
Non-Degree Programs   (1,949)   (1,688)   (6,649)   (4,131)
Total adjusted income (loss) from operations $ 6,120 $ 22,104 $ 36,423 $ 51,972
 

 
STRATEGIC EDUCATION, INC.
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
ADJUSTED EBITDA
(Amounts in thousands)
 
     

For the Three Months Ended
September 30,

2017     2018
Net income (loss) $ 6,227 $ (52,781)
Provision (benefit) for income taxes 2,138 (3,236)
Other income (141) (1,110)
Depreciation and amortization   4,743   18,457
EBITDA (1) 12,967 (38,670)
Stock-based compensation 2,915 3,572
Merger costs (2) 3,414 29,620
Fair value adjustments and impairment of intangible assets (3) (5,078) 13,246
Deferred revenue adjustment (4)   -   26,214
Adjusted EBITDA (1) $ 14,218 $ 33,982
 
           
(1) Denotes non-GAAP financial measures. Please see page 8 for more
detail regarding these adjustments and management's reasons for
providing this information.
(2) Reflects transaction and integration charges associated with the
Company's merger with Capella Education Company.
(3) Reflects adjustments to the value of purchase consideration, and
charges for the impairment of intangible assets of $13.1 million in
2018 related to the Company's acquisition of The New York Code +
Design Academy.
(4) Reflects a purchase accounting adjustment to record Capella
University deferred revenue at fair value as a result of the
Company's merger with Capella Education Company.
 

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