Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: Janakiram MSV, Pat Romanski, Steven Mandel, John Basso, Liz McMillan

News Feed Item

Stater's Sales, Increased Customers And Reduced Interest Expense Improve Earnings In Fiscal 2012

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Jack H. Brown, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Holdings Inc. announced sales and earnings for the fifty-three week fiscal year ended September 30, 2012.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121101/LA04466LOGO)

The Company's fourth quarter and fiscal 2012 sales are affected by the fourth quarter being a fourteen week quarter and the fiscal year being a fifty-three week year versus a normal thirteen week quarter and fifty-two week year.  Fiscal 2012 sales were $3.9 billion.  The extra week in fiscal 2012 added $67.8 million or 1.83% to sales.  Normalized thirteen week 2012 fourth quarter sales were $957.2 million compared to fourth quarter sales in fiscal 2011 of $941.8 million an increase of $15.4 million.  Normalized fifty-two week fiscal 2012 sales were $3.8 billion compared to fiscal 2011 sales of $3.7 billion an increase of $112.1 million. Like store sales increased 1.64% in the fourth quarter and 3.04% in fiscal 2012 over the same periods of the prior year.

The Company reported net income of $5.0 million the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 and $5.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011.  Net income was $37.7 million and $26.3 million for fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2011, respectively.  The Company's fiscal 2012 net income was favorably benefited by a reduction in pre-tax interest expense of $9.4 million compared to fiscal 2011.

Brown said, "We are pleased with our fiscal 2012 results.  We increased sales, increased customers and reduced our interest expense by $9.4 million.  Our success in the current year is due to our valued customers responding favorably to our marketing efforts which have emphasized quality and value and has attracted new customers in fiscal 2012.  Our results reflect the benefit of our debt refinancing last year which has significantly reduced our interest expense.  The reduction in interest expense is just one measure that we've taken to reduce cost which has allowed us to keep prices low to our customers.  During these tough economic times, low prices and value are even more important as our customers continue to face challenges to their home budgets."

Stater Bros. is the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2011 of $3.7 billion.  The Company currently operates 167 Supermarkets, and there are over 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family. 

STATER BROS ... PROUDLY SERVING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FAMILIES FOR 76 YEARS

CONTACT: Dave Harris, Senior Vice President Finance, CFO, +1-909-733-5080

STATER BROS. HOLDINGS INC.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income

(In thousands)

Unaudited












13 Weeks


14 Weeks


52 Weeks


53 Weeks



Ended


Ended


Ended


Ended



09/25/11


09/30/12


09/25/11


09/30/12

Sales

$    941,846


$ 1,025,044


$ 3,693,306


$ 3,873,203










Gross profit

255,666


268,019


990,892


1,039,608










Operating expenses:









Selling, general and 









    administrative expenses

220,615


234,710


841,527


882,740


Depreciation and amortization

12,067


12,370


48,413


46,503

Total operating expenses

232,682


247,080


889,940


929,243










Operating profit

22,984


20,939


100,952


110,365










Interest income

20


27


708


116

Interest expense

(11,859)


(12,568)


(57,296)


(47,882)

Other income, net

(11)


40


82


978










Income before income taxes

11,134


8,438


44,446


63,577










Income taxes

4,668


3,450


18,156


25,868










Net income

$        6,466


$        4,988


$      26,290


$      37,709

 

STATER BROS. HOLDINGS INC.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(In thousands)

Unaudited










09/25/11


09/30/12

Assets





Current assets






Cash and cash equivalents

$    235,784


$    219,800



Restricted cash

3,121


-



Receivables, net

32,166


47,902



Inventories

231,121


229,117



Other

43,299


46,340








Total current assets

545,491


543,159








Property and equipment, net

625,423


607,504








Deferred debt issuance costs, net

10,690


8,397


Other

51,163


49,262







Total assets

$ 1,232,767


$ 1,208,322













Liabilities and stockholder's equity





Current liabilities






Accounts payable

$    135,911


$    147,544



Accrued expenses and other liabilities

169,646


165,951



Current portion of capital lease obligations

1,107


1,242



Current portion of long-term debt

38,798


11,419








Total current liabilities

345,462


326,156








Long-term debt, less current portion

642,577


633,521


Capital lease obligations, less current portion

1,099


1,186


Other long-term liabilities

162,865


164,837








Total stockholder's equity

80,764


82,622







Total liabilities and stockholder's equity

$ 1,232,767


$ 1,208,322

 

SOURCE Stater Bros. Holdings Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
SYS-CON Events announced today Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long dev...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital platforms to build these apps. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms that are available to build applications. In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital platforms have some of the past platform needs a...
Pulzze Systems was happy to participate in such a premier event and thankful to be receiving the winning investment and global network support from G-Startup Worldwide. It is an exciting time for Pulzze to showcase the effectiveness of innovative technologies and enable them to make the world smarter and better. The reputable contest is held to identify promising startups around the globe that are assured to change the world through their innovative products and disruptive technologies. There w...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Personalization has long been the holy grail of marketing. Simply stated, communicate the most relevant offer to the right person and you will increase sales. To achieve this, you must understand the individual. Consequently, digital marketers developed many ways to gather and leverage customer information to deliver targeted experiences. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lou Casal, Founder and Principal Consultant at Practicala, discussed how the Internet of Things (IoT) has accelerated our abil...
With so much going on in this space you could be forgiven for thinking you were always working with yesterday’s technologies. So much change, so quickly. What do you do if you have to build a solution from the ground up that is expected to live in the field for at least 5-10 years? This is the challenge we faced when we looked to refresh our existing 10-year-old custom hardware stack to measure the fullness of trash cans and compactors.
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions wi...
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
I wanted to gather all of my Internet of Things (IOT) blogs into a single blog (that I could later use with my University of San Francisco (USF) Big Data “MBA” course). However as I started to pull these blogs together, I realized that my IOT discussion lacked a vision; it lacked an end point towards which an organization could drive their IOT envisioning, proof of value, app dev, data engineering and data science efforts. And I think that the IOT end point is really quite simple…
Identity is in everything and customers are looking to their providers to ensure the security of their identities, transactions and data. With the increased reliance on cloud-based services, service providers must build security and trust into their offerings, adding value to customers and improving the user experience. Making identity, security and privacy easy for customers provides a unique advantage over the competition.
Is the ongoing quest for agility in the data center forcing you to evaluate how to be a part of infrastructure automation efforts? As organizations evolve toward bimodal IT operations, they are embracing new service delivery models and leveraging virtualization to increase infrastructure agility. Therefore, the network must evolve in parallel to become equally agile. Read this essential piece of Gartner research for recommendations on achieving greater agility.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.