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Emerson Reports First Quarter 2020 Results and Updates Full Year Guidance

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Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today reported results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2019 and announced updated guidance for the fiscal year.

First quarter net sales were flat and underlying sales were flat excluding unfavorable currency of 1 percent and a positive impact from acquisitions net of divestitures of 1 percent. Growth was in-line with management’s expectations for Commercial & Residential Solutions but somewhat below expectations for Automation Solutions due mainly to slower North American upstream oil and gas markets and a global decline in discrete end market demand. First quarter trailing three-month underlying orders were up 1 percent including several key liquefied natural gas (LNG) project wins, an encouraging early indication for greenfield LNG investment. Refer to Emerson’s January 27, 2020 Form 8-K release for more information about first quarter trailing three-month orders.

First quarter gross profit margin of 42.4 percent was approximately flat compared with the prior year, reflecting favorable price-cost offset by unfavorable mix primarily within the Automation Solutions business, as sales of some of the company’s more profitable businesses declined in North America. Pretax margin of 10.2 percent and EBIT margin of 11.0 percent were down 4.0 and 4.3 percentage points, respectively. Adjusted EBIT margin, which excludes restructuring and related charges, was 13.7 percent, down 1.8 percentage points, reflecting an unfavorable impact of 2.2 percentage points from foreign currency transaction losses, higher pension expense due to lower discount rates, and higher stock compensation charges due to a higher stock price.

GAAP earnings per share were $0.53 and adjusted earnings per share, which excludes $0.14 of restructuring and related charges ($110 million in total), were $0.67, in-line with management’s expectations due to a favorable impact from prior period restructuring actions, despite lower sales.

Operating cash flow was $424 million, up $101 million, and free cash flow was $310 million, up $142 million, reflecting free cash flow conversion of 94 percent in the quarter.

“Our first quarter results provide a solid start to the year,” said Emerson Chairman and CEO David N. Farr. “Even with slightly lower-than-expected sales, we delivered in-line adjusted earnings per share as our teams executed well and we realized benefits from the 2019 restructuring actions. Throughout the year, we plan to prioritize driving higher margins in a no-growth environment.

“Sales and underlying orders were slightly below our expectations in the first quarter as North American upstream operators further slowed investment spending and demand from distributors serving discrete manufacturing was weak in December,” Farr continued. “However, we booked the first phases of key LNG projects that had been delayed from the second half of fiscal 2019, an encouraging early indication. We will continue to closely monitor the health of the capital spending cycle.

“As a foundational step in the previously announced Board of Directors’ operational review, our teams all over the world initiated $97 million of restructuring actions in the quarter – well above the $70 million target discussed on the fourth quarter earnings call. We look forward to laying out details of our long-term plan at our February Investor Conference.”

Business Platform Results

Automation Solutions net sales increased 2 percent, with underlying sales up 1 percent excluding unfavorable currency of 1 percent and a positive impact from acquisitions of 2 percent. December trailing three-month underlying orders were up 2 percent, reflecting several LNG project wins and continued growth across most key end markets, and sequential backlog grew 7 percent to $4.9 billion, compared to the prior quarter. Underlying sales and orders were somewhat below management’s expectations due to slower North American upstream investment activity and a decline in global discrete demand late in the quarter.

Overall, underlying sales growth reflected steady demand in most key process and hybrid end markets in the Americas and Europe and strong demand in Asia, Middle East & Africa. Long-cycle businesses continued steady growth, with both the Final Control and Systems businesses up mid-single digits.

In the Americas, underlying sales were down 1 percent, below management’s expectations, reflecting slow discrete end markets and upstream oil and gas activity. The Industrial Solutions business, which primarily serves discrete manufacturing end markets, was down mid-single digits on an underlying basis, reflecting continued soft short-cycle demand and some inventory destocking. Our Flow Solutions business, which has significant upstream oil and gas exposure, was down more than 20 percent, against 30 percent growth in the same quarter of fiscal 2019. Regarding the long-cycle businesses, Systems grew mid-single digits and Final Control grew low single digits.

Europe underlying sales were down 1 percent, as low single digit growth in process and hybrid markets was more than offset by high single digit declines in discrete manufacturing end markets. Asia, Middle East & Africa underlying sales were up 6 percent, supported by continued infrastructure investment, led by China, and strong growth in Middle East & Africa.

Segment margin decreased 360 basis points to 10.9 percent and adjusted segment EBITDA margin, which excludes restructuring charges, was down 60 basis points, reflecting a 50 basis point unfavorable impact from foreign currency transaction losses as well as unfavorable mix from the year-over-year decline in the more profitable North American upstream and discrete markets. Excluding these impacts, the business delivered improved adjusted segment EBITDA margin on lower-than-expected sales, reflecting favorable benefits from the 2019 restructuring actions.

In the quarter, restructuring actions totaled $83 million across the platform. These actions, together with approximately $30 million of incremental actions in the second half of 2019, are expected to support improved full-year adjusted segment margins on expected flat to slightly positive net and underlying sales.

Commercial & Residential Solutions net sales decreased 3 percent with underlying sales down 1 percent excluding unfavorable currency of 1 percent and the impact of divestitures, two small non-core businesses, which subtracted another 1 percent. December trailing three-month underlying orders were down 1 percent as growth in Asia and Europe was more than offset by slower North American HVAC markets and global professional tools and cold chain markets.

In the Americas, underlying sales were down 3 percent, reflecting slower markets in the U.S. somewhat offset by moderate growth in Latin America. Europe was up 1 percent, and Asia, Middle East & Africa was up 5 percent, reflecting favorable mid-single digit growth across the region.

Segment margin increased 50 basis points to 18.2 percent and adjusted segment EBITDA margin, which excludes restructuring charges, was up 90 basis points, reflecting favorable price-cost and the benefit of prior year restructuring actions.

In the quarter, restructuring actions totaled $10 million across the platform. These actions, together with approximately $5 million of incremental actions in the second half of 2019, are expected to support improved full-year adjusted segment margins on expected flat to slightly negative net and underlying sales.

2020 Outlook

Management has updated the fiscal year 2020 outlook to reflect the expected costs and benefits of full year restructuring plans. GAAP earnings per share guidance is $3.27 to $ 3.52. Adjusted earnings per share, which excludes approximately $215 million of planned restructuring actions and $13 million of related costs for the year, is $3.55 to $3.80 compared to prior guidance of $3.48 to $3.72. This increase reflects the favorable impact of expected savings from the restructuring actions. Our expectation for full year cash flow remains largely unchanged.

We expect to present additional detail surrounding the outcomes of the Board of Directors’ review of operational, capital allocation and portfolio initiatives during our Investor Conference on February 13th.

The following table presents the updated 2020 guidance framework, which excludes any potential impact from the coronavirus:

Sales Growth Guidance

 

EPS and Cash Flow Guidance

 

 

 

GAAP EPS

$3.27 – $3.52

Net Sales Growth

(2%) – 2%

 

Adjusted EPS

$3.55 – $3.80

Automation Solutions

(1%) to 3%

 

Tax Rate

~23%

Commercial & Residential Solutions

(4%) to 0%

 

Operating Cash Flow

~$3.15B

Underlying Sales Growth

(2%) – 2%

 

Free Cash Flow

~$2.5B

Automation Solutions

(1%) to 3%

 

Capital Expenditures

~$650M

Commercial & Residential Solutions

(3%) to 1%

 

Share Repurchases

$1.5B

“We continue to plan for a challenging economic environment for the remainder of fiscal 2020,” Farr said. “Although we’ve seen some progress with trade resolution, we still expect broad-based corporate focus on cost cutting, the U.S. presidential election, and tensions in the Middle East to pressure industrial markets in the near term.

“Our Board of Directors has largely completed its review of operational, capital allocation and portfolio initiatives, and our teams have worked hard to initiate nearly $100 million of restructuring in the quarter. As a result, we are raising the fiscal year 2020 guidance, and expect to fully outline our plans and reset our long-term outlook at our upcoming Investor Conference on February 13th.

“I want to personally thank our Board of Directors, shareholders, company leadership, employees, and customers for their dedication and efforts as we continue to navigate macroeconomic uncertainty and position the company for long-term value creation and success.”

Upcoming Investor Events

Today, beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern Time, Emerson management will discuss the first quarter 2020 results during an investor conference call. Participants can access a live webcast available at www.emerson.com/financial at the time of the call. A replay of the call will remain available for 90 days. Conference call slides will be posted in advance of the call on the website.

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, Emerson will host its annual Investor Conference at the New York Stock Exchange. The conference will begin at 8 a.m. Eastern Time and participants can access a live webcast available at www.emerson.com/financial at the time of the event. A replay of the conference will remain available for 90 days.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be “forward-looking” statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include the outcome and ultimate impact of the review referred to herein, as well as economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, protection of intellectual property, cybersecurity, tariffs, competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the SEC.

 

 

 

 

 

Table 1

EMERSON AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED OPERATING RESULTS

(AMOUNTS IN MILLIONS EXCEPT PER SHARE, UNAUDITED)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quarter Ended Dec 31

 

Percent

 

2018

 

2019

 

Change

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net sales

$4,147

 

 

$4,151

 

 

—%

Costs and expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of sales

2,386

 

 

2,392

 

 

 

SG&A expenses

1,077

 

 

1,123

 

 

 

Other deductions, net

50

 

 

178

 

 

 

Interest expense, net

43

 

 

35

 

 

 

Earnings before income taxes

591

 

 

423

 

 

(28)%

Income taxes

124

 

 

94

 

 

 

Net earnings

467

 

 

329

 

 

 

Less: Noncontrolling interests in earnings of subsidiaries

2

 

 

3

 

 

 

Net earnings common stockholders

$465

 

 

$326

 

 

(30)%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted avg. shares outstanding

627.8

 

 

614.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diluted earnings per share common share

$0.74

 

 

$0.53

 

 

(28)%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quarter Ended Dec 31

 

 

 

2018

 

2019

 

 

Other deductions, net

 

 

 

 

 

Amortization of intangibles

$57

 

 

$59

 

 

 

Restructuring costs

10

 

 

97

 

 

 

Special advisory fees

 

 

13

 

 

 

Other

(17

)

 

9

 

 

 

Total

$50

 

 

$178

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2

EMERSON AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(DOLLARS IN MILLIONS, UNAUDITED)

 

 

 

 

 

Quarter Ended Dec 31

 

2018

 

2019

Assets

 

 

 

Cash and equivalents

$1,248

 

 

$1,635

 

Receivables, net

2,733

 

 

2,726

 

Inventories

1,980

 

 

2,064

 

Other current assets

697

 

 

771

 

Total current assets

6,658

 

 

7,196

 

Property, plant & equipment, net

3,551

 

 

3,633

 

Goodwill

6,468

 

 

6,578

 

Other intangible assets

2,714

 

 

2,567

 

Other

1,038

 

 

1,127

 

Total assets

$20,429

 

 

$21,101

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and equity

 

 

 

Short-term borrowings and current maturities of long-term debt

$3,320

 

 

$1,984

 

Accounts payable

1,794

 

 

1,649

 

Accrued expenses

2,426

 

 

2,707

 

Total current liabilities

7,540

 

 

6,340

 

Long-term debt

2,641

 

 

4,018

 

Other liabilities

1,972

 

 

2,284

 

Total equity

8,276

 

 

8,459

 

Total liabilities and equity

$20,429

 

 

$21,101

 

 

 

 

 

Table 3

EMERSON AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(DOLLARS IN MILLIONS, UNAUDITED)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quarter Ended Dec 31

 

 

2018

 

2019

Operating activities

 

 

 

 

Net earnings

 

$467

 

 

$329

 

Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net cash provided by operating activities:

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

202

 

 

211

 

Stock compensation

 

(7

)

 

56

 

Pension expense

 

 

 

17

 

Changes in operating working capital

 

(310

)

 

(180

)

Other, net

 

(29

)

 

(9

)

Cash provided by operating activities

 

323

 

 

424

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investing activities

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

 

(155

)

 

(114

)

Purchases of businesses, net of cash and equivalents acquired

 

(73

)

 

 

Other, net

 

(31

)

 

(17

)

Cash used in investing activities

 

(259

)

 

(131

)

 

 

 

 

 

Financing activities

 

 

 

 

Net increase in short-term borrowings

 

1,601

 

 

754

 

Payments of long-term debt

 

(403

)

 

(502

)

Dividends paid

 

(305

)

 

(305

)

Purchases of common stock

 

(786

)

 

(129

)

Other, net

 

(9

)

 

20

 

Cash provided by (used in) financing activities

 

98

 

 

(162

)

 

 

 

 

 

Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and equivalents

 

(7

)

 

10

 

Increase in cash and equivalents

 

155

 

 

141

 

Beginning cash and equivalents

 

1,093

 

 

1,494

 

Ending cash and equivalents

 

$1,248

 

 

$1,635

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 4

EMERSON AND SUBSIDIARIES

SEGMENT SALES AND EARNINGS

(DOLLARS IN MILLIONS, UNAUDITED)

 

 

 

 

 

Quarter Ended Dec 31

 

2018

 

2019

Sales

 

 

 

Automation Solutions

$2,799

 

 

$2,852

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

880

 

 

873

 

Tools & Home Products

458

 

 

430

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

1,338

 

 

1,303

 

 

 

 

 

Eliminations

10

 

 

(4

)

Net sales

$4,147

 

 

$4,151

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings

 

 

 

Automation Solutions

$407

 

 

$310

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

146

 

 

151

 

Tools & Home Products

91

 

 

86

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

237

 

 

237

 

 

 

 

 

Stock compensation

7

 

 

(56

)

Unallocated pension and postretirement costs

27

 

 

13

 

Corporate and other

(44

)

 

(46

)

Interest expense, net

(43

)

 

(35

)

Earnings before income taxes

$591

 

 

$423

 

 

 

 

 

Restructuring costs

 

 

 

Automation Solutions

$5

 

 

$83

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

3

 

 

7

 

Tools & Home Products

2

 

 

3

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

5

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate

 

 

4

 

Total

$10

 

 

$97

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and Amortization

 

 

 

Automation Solutions

$129

 

 

$139

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

45

 

 

44

 

Tools & Home Products

19

 

 

19

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

64

 

 

63

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate and other

9

 

 

9

 

Total

$202

 

 

$211

 

 

Supplemental unaudited historical “Corporate and other” results

In its fiscal 2019 Form 10-K filed November 18, 2019, Emerson (the “Company”) changed its presentation of certain corporate and other items in its segment reporting to provide greater clarity and to more closely align its reporting with our industrial peers. The changes had no effect on the Company’s reporting of its operating segments.

Historically, Emerson reported corporate-related items in two lines: “Differences in accounting methods,” which included a management fee allocation to its operating segments and a portion of pension and postretirement benefit costs; and “Corporate and other,” which included corporate operations, total company stock compensation expense, acquisition/divestiture costs and other items.

In its 2019 Form 10-K, the Company presented additional detail to separately report stock compensation expense and the portion of pension plan and postretirement benefit plan costs reported at corporate, which primarily reflects the non-service cost components of certain of these plans. Corporate and other now reflects corporate operations, acquisition/divestiture costs and other items, net of a management fee allocation to the operating segments.

To facilitate investor understanding and comparison, the Company is providing supplemental unaudited quarterly historical results for the last two fiscal years on a basis consistent with the reporting in its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. The information provided below, which has been reclassified to conform to more detailed reporting, does not represent a restatement of previously issued financial statements and should be read in conjunction with the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 5

EMERSON AND SUBSIDIARIES

SUPPLEMENTAL BUSINESS SEGMENT INFORMATION

(DOLLARS IN MILLIONS, UNAUDITED)

 

 

 

Earnings

Fiscal Year 2019

 

 

1st Quarter

 

2nd Quarter

 

3rd Quarter

 

4th Quarter

 

Full Year

 

Automation Solutions

407

 

 

444

 

 

477

 

 

619

 

 

1,947

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

146

 

 

226

 

 

278

 

 

233

 

 

883

 

 

Tools & Home Products

91

 

 

102

 

 

93

 

 

102

 

 

388

 

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

237

 

 

328

 

 

371

 

 

335

 

 

1,271

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate items:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock compensation

7

 

 

(59

)

 

(31

)

 

(37

)

 

(120

)

(a)

Unallocated pension and postretirement costs

27

 

 

27

 

 

27

 

 

27

 

 

108

 

 

Corporate and other

(44

)

 

(17

)

 

(34

)

 

(78

)

 

(173

)

 

Interest

(43

)

 

(48

)

 

(43

)

 

(40

)

 

(174

)

 

Total

591

 

 

675

 

 

767

 

 

826

 

 

2,859

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings

Fiscal Year 2018

 

 

1st Quarter

 

2nd Quarter

 

3rd Quarter

 

4th Quarter

 

Full Year

 

Automation Solutions

386

 

 

436

 

 

494

 

 

570

 

 

1,886

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Technologies

165

 

 

253

 

 

294

 

 

260

 

 

972

 

 

Tools & Home Products

87

 

 

96

 

 

93

 

 

104

 

 

380

 

 

Commercial & Residential Solutions

252

 

 

349

 

 

387

 

 

364

 

 

1,352

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate items:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock compensation

(56

)

 

(45

)

 

(43

)

 

(72

)

 

(216

)

(a)

Unallocated pension and postretirement costs

21

 

 

21

 

 

20

 

 

17

 

 

79

 

 

Corporate and other

(62

)

 

(67

)

 

(51

)

 

(95

)

 

(275

)

(b)

Interest

(38

)

 

(36

)

 

(39

)

 

(46

)

 

(159

)

 

Total

503

 

 

658

 

 

768

 

 

738

 

 

2,667

 

 

 

(a)

The Company’s performance shares awards are accounted for as liabilities in accordance with ASC 718, Compensation – Stock Compensation, with compensation expense adjusted at the end of each reporting period to reflect the change in fair value of the awards. The decrease in incentive stock compensation expense reflects a decreasing stock price for fiscal 2019 compared to an increasing stock price in fiscal 2018.

(b)

Corporate and other in 2018 included first year pretax acquisition accounting charges of $79 and a special one-time 401(k) contribution to U.S. employees of $24.

 

Reconciliations of Non-GAAP Financial Measures & Other

 

Table 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reconciliations of Non-GAAP measures (denoted by *) with the most directly comparable GAAP measure (dollars in millions, except per share amounts):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q1 2020 Underlying Sales Change

Auto Solns

 

Comm & Res

Solns

 

Emerson

Reported (GAAP)

 

2

%

 

(3

)%

 

%

(Favorable) / Unfavorable FX

1

%

 

1

%

 

1

%

Acquisitions / Divestitures

(2

)%

 

1

%

 

(1

)%

Underlying*

1

%

 

(1

)%

 

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2020E Underlying Sales Change

Auto Solns

 

Comm & Res

Solns

 

Emerson

Reported (GAAP)

 

(1)% – 3

%

 

(4)% – 0

%

 

(2)% – 2

%

(Favorable) / Unfavorable FX

~ –

%

 

~ –

%

 

~ –

%

Acquisitions / Divestitures

 

~ –

%

 

~ 1

%

 

~ –

%

Underlying*

 

(1)% – 3

%

 

(3)% – 1

%

 

(2)% – 2

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings Per Share

 

 

 

 

Q1 FY19

 

Q1 FY20

 

 

Earnings per share (GAAP)

$

0.74

 

 

$

0.53

 

 

 

Restructuring and related charges

0.01

 

 

0.14

 

 

 

Adjusted earnings per share*

$

0.75

 

 

$

0.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings Per Share

 

 

 

 

FY2020E

 

 

 

 

Earnings per share (GAAP)

$3.27 – $3.52

 

 

 

 

 

Restructuring and related charges

~ 0.28

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted earnings per share*

$3.55 – $3.80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EBIT Margin

Q1 FY19

 

Q1 FY20

 

Change

Pretax margin (GAAP)

14.2

%

 

10.2

%

 

(400) bps

Interest expense, net

1.1

%

 

0.8

%

 

(30) bps

Earnings before interest and taxes margin*

15.3

%

 

11.0

%

 

(430) bps

Restructuring and related charges

0.2

%

 

2.7

%

 

250 bps

Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes margin*

15.5

%

 

13.7

%

 

(180) bps

 

Automation Solutions Segment EBIT Margin

Q1 FY19

 

Q1 FY20

 

Change

Automation Solutions Segment EBIT margin (GAAP)

14.5

%

 

10.9

%

 

(360) bps

Restructuring charges impact

0.2

%

 

2.9

%

 

270 bps

Automation Solutions Adjusted Segment EBIT margin*

14.7

%

 

13.8

%

 

(90) bps

Depreciation / amortization

4.6

%

4.9

%

30 bps

 
Automation Solutions Adjusted Segment EBITDA margin*

19.3

%

18.7

%

(60) bps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial & Residential EBIT Margin

Q1 FY19

 

Q1 FY20

 

Change

Commercial & Residential EBIT margin (GAAP)

17.7

%

 

18.2

%

 

50 bps

Restructuring charges impact

0.4

%

 

0.7

%

 

30 bps

Commercial & Residential Adjusted Segment EBIT margin*

18.1

%

 

18.9

%

 

80 bps

Depreciation / amortization

4.7

%

4.8

%

10 bps

 
Commercial & Residential Adjusted EBITDA margin*

22.8

%

23.7

%

90 bps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q1 Cash Flow

 

 

 

Q1 FY19

 

Q1 FY20

 

Change

Operating cash flow (GAAP)

 

 

 

$

323

 

 

$

424

 

 

$

101

 

Capital expenditures

 

 

 

(155

)

 

(114

)

 

41

 

Free cash flow*

 

 

 

$

168

 

 

$

310

 

 

$

142

 

 

FY 2020E Cash Flow

FY 2020E

 

 

 

 

Operating cash flow (GAAP)

~ $3,150

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

~ (650)

 

 

 

 

 

Free cash flow*

~ $2,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flow to Net Earnings Conversion

Q1 FY20

 

 

 

 

Operating cash flow to net earnings (GAAP)

129

%

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

(35

)%

 

 

 

 

Free cash flow to net earnings*

94

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Underlying sales and orders exclude the impact of acquisitions, divestitures and currency translation.