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ManTech Announces Financial Results for First Quarter of 2019

  • Bookings of $556 million, resulting in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.1 and a LTM book-to-bill of 1.8
  • Revenues: $502 million, up 6% from first quarter of 2018
  • Operating Income: $28.5 million for an operating margin of 5.7%
  • Diluted EPS: $0.53, up 4% from first quarter of 2018
  • Cash Flow from Operations: $47 million or 2.2 times net income
  • Kforce Government Solutions (KGS) acquisition expands federal civilian presence and adds Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) contract vehicle

HERNDON, Va., May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs, today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended March 31, 2019.

"ManTech's steady operational execution resulted in continued organic revenue growth, improved profitability and excellent cash flow generation in the quarter. The market environment remains healthy with a robust opportunity set that aligns well with ManTech's differentiated capabilities. I am pleased with our solid start to 2019 and look forward to the continued success of the business," said ManTech President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin M. Phillips.

Summary Operating Results

  Three months ended
March 31,
(In Millions Except Per Share Amounts) 2019   2018
Revenue $501.9   $473.2
Operating Income $28.5   $26.4
Operating Margin 5.7%   5.6%
Depreciation and Amortization $12.6   $13.2
Depreciation and Amortization % of Revenue 2.5%   2.8%
Net Income $21.1   $20.1
Diluted Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding 40.0   39.7
Diluted Earnings Per Share $0.53   $0.51

As a result of increased demand for our services and solutions, revenues for the quarter were $501.9 million, up 6% from $473.2 million in the first quarter of 2018. Revenue growth was driven by organic expansion from recent contract awards.

Operating income for the quarter was $28.5 million, up 8% compared to the first quarter of 2018, representing an operating margin of 5.7%. For the quarter, net income was $21.1 million and diluted earnings per share were $0.53, up 5% and 4%, respectively, compared to the first quarter of 2018.

Cash Management and Capital Deployment

  Three months ended
March 31,
(Dollars In Millions) 2019   2018
Net Income $21.1   $20.1
Cash Flow from (Used in) Operations $47.3   $(18.0)
Operating Cash Flow Multiple of Net Income 2.2x   (0.9)x
Capital Expenditures $8.3   $8.7
Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) 70   69
Cash and Cash Equivalents, End of Period $120.5   $10.4
Current and Long Term Debt, End of Period $96.0   $65.5

Cash flow from operations for the quarter was $47.3 million or 2.2 times net income. Days sales outstanding (DSO) were 70 days, an increase of 1 day compared to the first quarter of 2018. As of March 31, 2019, the Company had $120.5 million in cash and cash equivalents and $96.0 million of outstanding borrowings on its $500 million revolving-credit facility, which provides the Company with ample financial capacity to support organic growth, pursue acquisitions and issue dividends while maintaining a strong balance sheet.

In the first quarter, the Company paid $10.7 million in dividends, or $0.27 per share, to its common stockholders of record as of March 8, 2019. The Board of Directors has declared that the Company will pay a cash dividend of $0.27 per share on June 21, 2019, to all common stockholders of record as of June 7, 2019, as part of its regular quarterly cash dividend program. Future declarations of dividends and their record and payment dates are subject to the final determination of ManTech's Board of Directors.

Contract Awards

Contract awards (bookings) totaled $556 million in the quarter, representing a book-to-bill ratio of 1.1. In the first quarter approximately 30% of the awards were for new business. Over the trailing 12 months, the book-to-bill ratio is 1.8. ManTech's notable single-award contract in the quarter includes:

  • Systems Engineering and Consulting Support for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP). ManTech was awarded a 5-year contract totaling $128 million to provide CBP with program management, engineering and consulting support.

The Company received a number of additional contract awards in the quarter including several extensions to existing contracts and new contracts from various customers. Approximately 65% of the awards won in the quarter were with classified customers to provide enterprise IT, systems engineering and integration, cyber and insider threat capabilities.

In addition, the Company won a multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, which is not included in bookings:

  • Army Program Executive Office - Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) R4 IDIQ. Under this 10-year, $982 million multiple award contract ManTech will have the opportunity to win task orders to provide a range of cyber and electronic warfare services and solutions.

The Company's backlog of business at quarter end was $8.4 billion and funded backlog was $1.5 billion.

Forward Guidance

Based on our strong performance year to date and the recent acquisition of KGS, we are raising our 2019 guidance range on revenue, net income and diluted earnings per share as specified in the table below.

Measure Fiscal 2019 Guidance
Revenue (billion) $2.13 - $2.21
Net Income (million) $88.9 - $93.9
Diluted Earnings per Share $2.21 - $2.33

ManTech Chief Financial Officer Judith L. Bjornaas said, "I am pleased with the strong performance of the business in the first quarter. We continue to optimize shareholder value through our strong operational execution coupled with our prudent capital deployment on strategic acquisitions. We remain focused on capturing new business and growing our direct labor base to sustain our financial success."

Conference Call

ManTech executive management will hold a conference call on May 1, 2019, at 5 p.m. Eastern to discuss the financial results and outlook and answer questions. Analysts may participate on the conference call by dialing 877-638-9567 (domestic) or 253-237-1032 (international) and entering passcode 3045768.  The conference call will be webcast simultaneously to the public through a link on the Investor Relations section of the ManTech website ( A replay of the conference call will be available on the ManTech website approximately 2 hours after the conclusion of the conference call.

About ManTech International Corporation

ManTech provides mission-focused technology solutions and services for U.S. defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. In business more than 50 years, we excel in full-spectrum cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, systems and software engineering solutions that support national and homeland security. Additional information about ManTech can be found at

Forward-Looking Information

Statements and assumptions made in this press release, which do not address historical facts, constitute "forward-looking" statements that ManTech believes to be within the definition in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of our control. Words such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," or "estimate," or the negative of these terms or words of similar import, are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results and outcomes may differ materially from the results and outcomes we anticipate. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results we anticipate include, but are not limited to, the following: failure to maintain our relationship with the U.S. government, or compete effectively for contract awards; inability to recruit and retain sufficient number of employees with specialized skill sets or necessary security clearances who are in great demand and limited supply; adverse changes in U.S. government spending for programs we support, whether due to changing mission priorities, socio-economic policies, cost reduction initiatives by our customers, or other federal budget constraints generally; disruption of our business or damage to our reputation resulting from security breaches in customer systems, internal systems (including as a result of cyber or other security threats), or employee misconduct; failure to realize the full amount of our backlog or adverse changes in the timing of receipt of revenues under contracts included in backlog; issues relating to competing effectively for awards procured through the competitive bidding process; failure to obtain option awards, task orders or funding under contracts; renegotiation, modification or termination of our contracts, or failure to perform in conformity with contract terms or our expectations; failure to successfully integrate acquired companies or businesses into our operations or to realize any accretive or synergistic effects from such acquisitions; non-compliance with, or adverse changes in, complex U.S. government laws, procurement regulations or processes; and adverse results of U.S. government audits or other investigations of our government contracts. These and other risk factors are more fully discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in ManTech's Annual Report on Form 10-K previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 22, 2019, Item 1A of Part II of our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and, from time to time, in ManTech's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The forward-looking statements included herein are only made as of the date of this press release, and ManTech undertakes no obligation to publicly update any of the forward-looking statements made herein, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or otherwise.

(In Thousands Except Share and Per Share Amounts)
  March 31,
  December 31,
Cash and cash equivalents $ 120,535     $ 5,294  
Receivables—net 390,851     405,378  
Prepaid expenses 21,356     23,398  
Other current assets 4,776     5,915  
Total Current Assets 537,518     439,985  
Goodwill 1,085,806     1,085,806  
Other intangible assets—net 167,092     171,962  
Operating lease right of use assets 119,807      
Property and equipment—net 54,479     51,427  
Employee supplemental savings plan assets 33,606     30,501  
Investments 11,817     11,830  
Other assets 13,529     12,360  
TOTAL ASSETS $ 2,023,654     $ 1,803,871  
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 128,746     $ 126,066  
Accrued salaries and related expenses 82,384     89,058  
Contract liabilities 28,830     28,209  
Operating lease liabilities—current 26,260      
Total Current Liabilities 266,220     243,333  
Long term debt 96,000     7,500  
Deferred income taxes 111,714     108,956  
Operating lease liabilities—long term 104,465      
Accrued retirement 31,238     30,999  
Other long-term liabilities 830     11,889  
TOTAL LIABILITIES 610,467     402,677  
Common stock, Class A—$0.01 par value; 150,000,000 shares authorized; 26,916,995 and 26,817
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