Aug 1, 2019

Dunkin' Brands Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

DUNKIN' BRANDS, INC. LOGO. (PRNewsFoto/Dunkin' Brands, Inc.)

Second quarter highlights include:

  • Dunkin' U.S. comparable store sales growth of 1.7%
  • Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales decline of 1.4%
  • Added 46 net new Dunkin' locations in the U.S.; total of 109 net new Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins locations globally
  • Revenues increased 2.5%
  • Diluted EPS decreased by 1.4% to $0.71
  • Diluted adjusted EPS increased by 11.7% to $0.86

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), the parent company of Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins (BR), today reported results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2019.

"Continuing the momentum established earlier in the year, our second quarter performance was highlighted by double-digit sales growth of espresso, our national value platforms, and terrific consumer reception to our latest menu innovation, our better-for-you Power Platform. We're attracting a new consumer with both espresso and our Power Platform and will continue to bring more on-trend innovation to fuel guests throughout the day," said David Hoffmann, Dunkin' Brands Chief Executive Officer and President of Dunkin' U.S. "Additionally, as a result of a highly-collaborative process with our franchisees, the Next Generation restaurant design, with nearly 300 already in the marketplace, is now the standard image for all new builds and remodels. This new store design takes our commitment to serving "great coffee, fast" to the next level through an optimized mobile order pick-up experience, iced beverage tap system, and drive-thru enhancements that make it even easier to use Dunkin' on-the-go. We are pleased with the progress we are making against our Dunkin' U.S. Blueprint for Growth, largely driven by our strong franchisee/franchisor relationship, which continues to be our number one asset."

"The investment our system made in espresso equipment and training in 2018 continued to deliver strong returns. Espresso, a critical component of our beverage-led strategy, is now our fastest growing category with sales for the second quarter up more than 40 percent versus the prior year period," said Kate Jaspon, Chief Financial Officer, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. "The introduction of Dunkin' Handcrafted Signature Lattes was a key contributor to total espresso growth and helped drive our second quarter performance, including 1.7 percent growth in Dunkin' U.S. comparable store sales, and nearly 8 percent operating income growth for Dunkin' Brands."

SECOND QUARTER 2019 KEY FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

(Unaudited, $ in millions, except per share data)

Three months ended


Increase (Decrease)

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June 29,
 2019

June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%

Financial data:






Revenues

$

359.3


350.6



8.7


2.5

%

Operating income

122.7


113.9



8.8


7.7

%

Operating income margin

34.1

%

32.5

%




Adjusted operating income(1)

$

127.3


119.8



7.5


6.2

%

Adjusted operating income margin(1)

35.4

%

34.2

%




Net income

$

59.6


60.5



(0.9)


(1.4)

%

Adjusted net income(1)

72.4


64.8



7.6


11.7

%

Earnings per share:






Common–basic

0.72


0.73



(0.01)


(1.4)

%

Common–diluted

0.71


0.72



(0.01)


(1.4)

%

Diluted adjusted earnings per share(1)

0.86


0.77



0.09


11.7

%

Weighted-average number of common shares – diluted (in millions)

83.7


84.1



(0.4)


(0.5)

%

Systemwide sales(2)

$

3,144.6


3,030.0



114.6


3.8

%

Comparable store sales growth (decline):






Dunkin' U.S.

1.7

%

1.4

%




BR U.S.

(1.4)

%

(0.4)

%




Dunkin' International

5.6

%

4.0

%




BR International

3.2

%

(2.5)

%




Development data:






Consolidated global net POD development

109


96



13


13.5

%

Dunkin' global PODs at period end

12,957


12,676



281


2.2

%

BR global PODs at period end

8,072


8,011



61


0.8

%

Consolidated global PODs at period end

21,029


20,687



342


1.7

%


(1) Adjusted operating income, adjusted operating income margin, and adjusted net income are non-GAAP measures reflecting operating income and net income adjusted for amortization of intangible assets, long-lived asset impairments, and certain other items, net of the tax impact of such adjustments in the case of adjusted net income. Diluted adjusted earnings per share is a non-GAAP measure calculated using adjusted net income. See "Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data" and "Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. Non-GAAP Reconciliations" for further detail.


(2) Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. While we do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue, and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements, we believe that this operating measure is important in obtaining an understanding of our financial performance. We believe systemwide sales information aids in understanding how we derive royalty revenue and in evaluating our performance relative to competitors.

Global systemwide sales growth of 3.8% in the second quarter was primarily attributable to global store development, Dunkin' U.S. comparable store sales growth, and Dunkin' International comparable store sales growth.

Dunkin' U.S. comparable store sales grew 1.7% in the second quarter as an increase in average ticket was partially offset by a decrease in traffic. The increase in average ticket was driven by strategic pricing increases coupled with favorable mix shift to premium priced espresso and cold brew beverages, as well as continued adoption of our Go2s value platform, which had an average ticket of nearly $9.

Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales declined 1.4% in the second quarter as a decrease in traffic was partially offset by an increase in average ticket. The increase in average ticket was driven by strategic pricing increases.

In the second quarter, Dunkin' Brands franchisees and licensees opened 109 net new restaurants globally. This included 46 net new Dunkin' U.S. locations, 43 Baskin-Robbins International locations, 11 Dunkin' International locations, and 9 Baskin-Robbins U.S. locations. Additionally, Dunkin' U.S. franchisees remodeled 30 restaurants and Baskin-Robbins U.S. franchisees remodeled 12 restaurants during the quarter.

Revenues for the second quarter increased $8.7 million, or 2.5%, compared to the prior year period due primarily to an increase in royalty income as a result of Dunkin' U.S. systemwide sales growth, as well as an increase in rental income, offset by a decrease in advertising fees and related income. The increase in rental income resulted from the adoption of the new lease accounting standard in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which requires gross presentation of certain lease costs that the Company passes through to franchisees. See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail. The decrease in advertising fees and related income was due primarily to a decrease in gift card program service fees, offset by an increase in advertising fees as a result of systemwide sales growth.

Operating income and adjusted operating income for the second quarter increased $8.8 million, or 7.7%, and $7.5 million, or 6.2%, respectively, from the prior year period primarily as a result of the increase in royalty income, as well as other operating income in the current quarter compared to other operating loss in the prior year period.

Net income for the second quarter decreased by $0.9 million, or 1.4%, compared to the prior year period primarily as a result of a $13.1 million loss on debt extinguishment recorded in the current period, offset by the increase in operating income, an increase in interest income earned on our cash balances, and a decrease in income tax expense as a result of the decrease in income in the current period. The loss on debt extinguishment was due to the write-off of debt issuance costs in conjunction with a refinancing transaction completed during the second quarter.

Adjusted net income for the second quarter increased by $7.6 million, or 11.7%, compared to the prior year period primarily as a result of the increases in adjusted operating income and interest income, offset by an increase in income tax expense.

Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter decreased by 1.4% to $0.71 compared to the prior year period as a result of the decrease in net income. Diluted adjusted earnings per share increased by 11.7% to $0.86 compared to the prior year period as a result of the increase in adjusted net income. Excluding the impact of recognized excess tax benefits, both diluted earnings per share and diluted adjusted earnings per share would have been lower by approximately $0.02 for each of the second quarters of fiscal years 2019 and 2018.

SECOND QUARTER 2019 SEGMENT RESULTS

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Three months ended


Increase (Decrease)

Dunkin' U.S.


June 29,
 2019


June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%


(Unaudited, $ in thousands except as otherwise noted)

Revenues:








Royalty income


$

131,682



125,221



6,461


5.2

%

Franchise fees


3,418



4,765



(1,347)


(28.3)

%

Rental income


30,491



26,506



3,985


15.0

%

Other revenues


986



898



88


9.8

%

Total revenues


$

166,577



157,390



9,187


5.8

%









Segment profit


$

127,099



119,562



7,537


6.3

%









Comparable store sales growth


1.7

%


1.4

%




Systemwide sales (in millions)(1)


$

2,382.6



2,275.6



107.0


4.7

%









Points of distribution


9,499



9,261



238


2.6

%

Gross openings


93



99



(6)


(6.1)

%

Net openings


46



64



(18)


(28.1)

%


(1) Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. We do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements. See "Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data" for further detail.

Dunkin' U.S. second quarter revenues of $166.6 million represented an increase of 5.8% compared to the prior year period. The increase was primarily a result of an increase in royalty income driven by systemwide sales growth, as well as an increase in rental income, offset by a decrease in franchise fees due primarily to franchisee incentives provided as part of the investments to support the Dunkin' U.S. Blueprint for Growth that are being recognized over the remaining term of each respective franchise agreement. The increase in rental income resulted from the adoption of the new lease accounting standard in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail.

Dunkin' U.S. segment profit in the second quarter increased to $127.1 million, an increase of $7.5 million over the prior year period, driven primarily by the increase in royalty income and a decrease in general and administrative expenses due primarily to expenses incurred in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 to support the Dunkin' U.S. Blueprint for Growth investments, offset by the decrease in franchise fees and a decrease in rental margin. The decrease in rental margin was due primarily to amortization of certain lease intangible assets, previously recorded within amortization, now included within occupancy expenses—franchised restaurants.  See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail.

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Three months ended


Increase (Decrease)

Dunkin' International


June 29,
 2019


June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%


(Unaudited, $ in thousands except as otherwise noted)

Revenues:








Royalty income


$

5,396



4,732



664


14.0

%

Franchise fees


2,030



535



1,495


279.4

%

Other revenues


44



(9)



53


n/m   

Total revenues


$

7,470



5,258



2,212


42.1

%









Segment profit


$

5,484



3,503



1,981


56.6

%









Comparable store sales growth


5.6

%


4.0

%




Systemwide sales (in millions)(1)


$

199.5



183.5



16.0


8.7

%









Points of distribution


3,458



3,415



43


1.3

%

Gross openings


97



86



11


12.8

%

Net openings


11



14



(3)


(21.4)

%


(1) Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. We do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements. See "Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data" for further detail.

Dunkin' International second quarter systemwide sales increased 8.7% from the prior year period driven by sales growth in the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and South Korea. Sales across all regions were negatively impacted by unfavorable foreign exchange rates. On a constant currency basis, systemwide sales increased by approximately 14%.

Dunkin' International second quarter revenues of $7.5 million represented an increase of 42.1% from the prior year period. The increase in revenues was primarily a result of an increase in franchise fees due primarily to additional deferred revenue recognized in the current period upon closure of an international market, as well as an increase in royalty income driven by systemwide sales growth.

Segment profit for Dunkin' International increased $2.0 million to $5.5 million in the second quarter primarily as a result of the increase in revenues, offset by an increase in general and administrative expenses.

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Three months ended


Increase (Decrease)

Baskin-Robbins U.S.


June 29,
 2019


June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%


(Unaudited, $ in thousands except as otherwise noted)

Revenues:








Royalty income


$

8,828



9,005



(177)


(2.0)

%

Franchise fees


344



303



41


13.5

%

Rental income


973



763



210


27.5

%

Sales of ice cream and other products


1,080



842



238


28.3

%

Other revenues


3,063



3,186



(123)


(3.9)

%

Total revenues


$

14,288



14,099



189


1.3

%









Segment profit


$

10,076



10,622



(546)


(5.1)

%









Comparable store sales decline


(1.4)

%


(0.4)

%




Systemwide sales (in millions)(1)


$

184.8



187.7



(2.9)


(1.6)

%









Points of distribution


2,556



2,561



(5)


(0.2)

%

Gross openings


24



13



11


84.6

%

Net openings (closings)


9



(5)



14


n/m      


(1) Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. We do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements. See "Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data" for further detail.

Baskin-Robbins U.S. second quarter revenues increased 1.3% from the prior year period to $14.3 million due primarily to increases in sales of ice cream and other products and rental income, offset by a decrease in royalty income driven by a systemwide sales decline, as well as a decrease in other revenues. The increase in rental income resulted from the adoption of the new lease accounting standard in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail.

Segment profit for Baskin-Robbins U.S. decreased to $10.1 million in the second quarter, a decrease of 5.1%, primarily as a result of an increase in general and administrative expenses, as well as the decreases in royalty income and other revenues.

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Three months ended


Increase (Decrease)

Baskin-Robbins International


June 29,
 2019


June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%


(Unaudited, $ in thousands except as otherwise noted)

Revenues:








Royalty income


$

1,953



2,154



(201)


(9.3)

%

Franchise fees


520



251



269


107.2

%

Rental income


215



131



84


64.1

%

Sales of ice cream and other products


29,997



31,409



(1,412)


(4.5)

%

Other revenues


(8)



73



(81)


(111.0)

%

Total revenues


$

32,677



34,018



(1,341)


(3.9)

%









Segment profit


$

12,089



11,526



563


4.9

%









Comparable store sales growth (decline)


3.2

%


(2.5)

%




Systemwide sales (in millions)(1)


$

377.7



383.3



(5.6)


(1.5)

%









Points of distribution


5,516



5,450



66


1.2

%

Gross openings


111



98



13


13.3

%

Net openings


43



23



20


87.0

%


(1) Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. We do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements. See "Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data" for further detail.

Baskin-Robbins International systemwide sales decreased 1.5% in the second quarter compared to the prior year period driven by sales declines in Japan, the Middle East, and Asia, offset by sales growth in South Korea. Sales across all regions were negatively impacted by unfavorable foreign exchange rates. On a constant currency basis, systemwide sales increased by approximately 2%.

Baskin-Robbins International second quarter revenues of $32.7 million represented a decrease of 3.9% from the prior year period due primarily to decreases in sales of ice cream and other products and royalty income, offset by an increase in franchise fees. Systemwide sales and sales of ice cream products are not directly correlated within a given period due to certain licensees sourcing their own ice cream products, the lag between shipment of products to licensees and retail sales at franchised restaurants, and the overall timing of deliveries between fiscal quarters. The increase in franchise fees in the second quarter was due primarily to additional deferred revenue recognized in the current period upon closure of certain international markets.

Second quarter segment profit increased 4.9% from the prior year period to $12.1 million primarily as a result of increases in net income from our South Korea and Japan joint ventures, as well as the increase in franchise fees, offset by the decrease in royalty income.



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Increase (Decrease)

U.S. Advertising Funds


June 29,
 2019


June 30,
 2018


$ / #

%


(Unaudited, $ in thousands)

Revenues:








Advertising fees and related income


$

123,588



119,174



4,414


3.7

%

Total revenues


$

123,588



119,174



4,414


3.7

%









Segment profit


$






%

U.S. Advertising Funds second quarter revenues of $123.6 million represented an increase of 3.7% compared to the prior year period driven primarily by Dunkin' U.S. systemwide sales growth. Expenses for the U.S. Advertising Funds were equivalent to revenues in each period, resulting in no segment profit.

COMPANY UPDATES

  • The Company today announced that the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.3750 per share, payable on September 12, 2019, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 3, 2019.
  • During the second quarter, the Company repurchased 132,899 shares of common stock in the open market at a weighted-average cost per share of $75.25. The Company's shares outstanding as of June 29, 2019 were 82,755,494.

FISCAL YEAR 2019 TARGETS
As described below, the Company is reiterating and updating certain of its 2019 performance targets.

  • The Company continues to expect low-single digit comparable store sales growth for Dunkin' U.S. and now expects flat to slightly negative comparable store sales growth for Baskin-Robbins U.S.
  • The Company continues to expect to be at the low end of the range of 200 to 250 net new Dunkin' U.S. units. It expects new Dunkin' U.S. restaurants opened in 2019 will contribute at least $130 million in systemwide sales in 2019.
  • The Company continues to expect Baskin-Robbins U.S. franchisees to close approximately ten net units.
  • The Company continues to expect low-to-mid single digit percent revenue growth.
  • The Company continues to expect low-to-mid single digit percent other revenue growth driven by consumer packaged goods.
  • The Company continues to expect ice cream margin dollars to be flat compared to 2018 from a profit dollar standpoint.
  • The Company continues to expect net income of equity method investments (JV net income) to be flat compared to 2018.
  • The Company continues to expect a mid-single digit percent reduction to general and administrative expenses.
  • The Company continues to expect mid-to-high single digit percent operating and adjusted operating income growth.
  • The Company now expects its full-year effective tax rate to be approximately 27% (previously approximately 28%) and now expects net interest expense to be approximately $119 million (previously $122 million). The tax guidance excludes any potential future impact from material excess tax benefits in the second half of 2019.
  • The Company continues to expect full-year weighted-average shares outstanding of approximately 84 million.
  • The Company now expects GAAP diluted earnings per share of $2.71 to $2.78 (previously $2.63 to $2.72) and diluted adjusted earnings per share of $3.02 to $3.05 (previously $2.94 to $2.99).
  • The Company continues to expect capital expenditures to be approximately $40 million.

The foregoing non-GAAP forward-looking financial measures are reconciled from the respective measures determined under GAAP in the attached tables "Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. and Subsidiaries Non-GAAP Reconciliations."

Adoption of New Accounting Standard
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued new guidance for lease accounting, which replaces existing lease accounting guidance. The Company adopted this new guidance in fiscal year 2019 using the modified retrospective transition method, and elected the option to not restate comparative periods in the year of adoption, including amounts as of December 29, 2018 and for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. As a result of adopting this new guidance in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, the Company recognized operating lease assets and liabilities of $388.8 million and $435.1 million, respectively, as of the first day of fiscal year 2019. The adoption of this new guidance also resulted in the recognition of additional rental income and occupancy expenses–franchised restaurants of $4.7 million and $9.4 million for the three and six months ended June 29, 2019, respectively, related to certain lease costs that the Company passes through to franchisees. Additionally, amortization of certain lease intangible assets, previously recorded within amortization of other intangible assets, is now recorded as part of the amortization of operating lease assets within occupancy expenses–franchised restaurants. Amortization of other intangible assets for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018 includes $0.6 million and $1.4 million, respectively, of amortization expense related to these lease intangible assets. Additional information regarding the Company's adoption of the new lease accounting guidance is contained in our most recent Form 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 8, 2019.

Conference Call
As previously announced, Dunkin' Brands will be holding a conference call today at 8:00 am ET hosted by David Hoffmann, Chief Executive Officer and President of Dunkin' U.S., and Kate Jaspon, Chief Financial Officer. The dial-in number is (866) 393-1607 or (914) 495-8556, conference number 1936655. Dunkin' Brands will broadcast the conference call live over the Internet at http://investor.dunkinbrands.com.  A replay of the conference call will be available on the Company's website at http://investor.dunkinbrands.com.

The Company's consolidated statements of operations, condensed consolidated balance sheets, condensed consolidated statements of cash flows and other additional information have been provided with this press release. This information should be reviewed in conjunction with this press release.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein are not based on historical fact and are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the applicable securities laws and regulations.  Generally, these statements can be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "feel," "forecast," "intend," "may," "plan," "potential," "project," "should," or "would," and similar expressions intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words.  By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future.  These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the ongoing level of profitability of franchisees and licensees; our franchisees' and licensees' ability to sustain same store sales growth;  changes in working relationships with our franchisees and licensees and the actions of our franchisees and licensees; our master franchisees' relationships with sub-franchisees; the success of our investments in the Dunkin' U.S. Blueprint for Growth; the strength of our brand in the markets in which we compete; changes in competition within the quick-service restaurant segment of the food industry; changes in consumer behavior resulting from changes in technologies or alternative methods of delivery; economic and political conditions in the countries where we operate; our substantial indebtedness; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights; consumer preferences, spending patterns and demographic trends; the impact of seasonal changes, including weather effects, on our business; the success of our growth strategy and international development; changes in commodity and food prices, particularly coffee, dairy products and sugar, and other operating costs; shortages of coffee; failure of our network and information technology systems; interruptions or shortages in the supply of products to our franchisees and licensees; the impact of food borne-illness or food safety issues or adverse public or media opinions regarding the health effects of consuming our products; our ability to collect royalty payments from our franchisees and licensees; the ability of our franchisees and licensees to open new restaurants and keep existing restaurants in operation; our ability to retain key personnel; any failure to protect consumer payment card data or other personally identifiable information; and catastrophic events.

Forward-looking statements reflect management's analysis as of the date of this press release.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations are more fully described in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under the section headed "Risk Factors" in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K. Except as required by applicable law, we do not undertake to publicly update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Non-GAAP Measures and Statistical Data

In addition to the GAAP financial measures set forth in this press release, the Company has included certain non-GAAP measurements such as adjusted operating income, adjusted operating income margin, adjusted operating income growth, adjusted net income, and diluted adjusted earnings per share, which present operating results on a basis adjusted for certain items. The Company uses these non-GAAP measures as key performance measures for the purpose of evaluating performance internally. We also believe these non-GAAP measures provide our investors with useful information regarding our historical operating results. These non-GAAP measures are not intended to replace the presentation of our financial results in accordance with GAAP. Use of the terms adjusted operating income, adjusted operating income margin, adjusted operating income growth, adjusted net income, and diluted adjusted earnings per share may differ from similar measures reported by other companies. These non-GAAP measures are reconciled from the respective measures determined under GAAP in the attached tables "Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. and Subsidiaries Non-GAAP Reconciliations."

Additionally, the Company has included metrics such as systemwide sales and comparable store sales growth, which are commonly used statistical measures in the quick service restaurant industry and are important to understanding the Company's performance.

Systemwide sales include sales at franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures. While we do not record sales by franchisees, licensees, or joint ventures as revenue, and such sales are not included in our consolidated financial statements, we believe that this operating measure is important in obtaining an understanding of our financial performance. We believe systemwide sales information aids in understanding how we derive royalty revenue and in evaluating our performance relative to competitors.

The Company uses "Dunkin' U.S. comparable store sales growth (decline)" and "BR U.S. comparable store sales growth (decline)," which are calculated by including only sales from franchisee-operated restaurants that have been open at least 78 weeks and that have reported sales in the current and comparable prior year week.

The Company uses "Dunkin' International comparable store sales growth (decline)" and "BR International comparable store sales growth (decline)," which generally represents the growth in local currency average monthly sales for franchisee-operated restaurants, including joint ventures, that have been open at least 13 months and that have reported sales in the current and comparable prior year month.

About Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.

With more than 21,000 points of distribution in more than 60 countries worldwide, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants (QSR) serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard-serve ice cream. At the end of the second quarter 2019, Dunkin' Brands' 100 percent franchised business model included over 12,900 Dunkin' restaurants and more than 8,000 Baskin-Robbins restaurants. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. is headquartered in Canton, Mass.

 

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Operations

(In thousands, except per share data)

(Unaudited)



Three months ended


Six months ended



June 29, 2019


June 30, 2018


June 29, 2019


June 30, 2018

Revenues:









Franchise fees and royalty income(1)


$

158,258



151,242



297,586



283,749


Advertising fees and related income


129,259



131,539



246,457



242,546


Rental income(2)


31,679



27,400



60,707



51,878


Sales of ice cream and other products(1)


27,258



28,140



47,991



49,917


Other revenues


12,883



12,319



25,687



23,892


Total revenues


359,337



350,640



678,428



651,982


Operating costs and expenses:









Occupancy expenses—franchised restaurants(2)


19,697



14,314



39,172



28,294


Cost of ice cream and other products


22,018



22,781



38,658



39,645


Advertising expenses


130,961



132,579



249,052



244,551


General and administrative expenses, net


59,922



59,301



116,125



119,125


Depreciation


4,711



5,125



9,332



10,158


Amortization of other intangible assets(2)


4,626



5,307



9,259



10,682


Long-lived asset impairment charges


2



653



325



1,154


Total operating costs and expenses


241,937



240,060



461,923



453,609


Net income of equity method investments


4,427



3,845



6,657



5,878


Other operating income (loss), net


825



(575)



862



(570)


Operating income


122,652



113,850



224,024



203,681


Other income (expense), net:









Interest income


3,079



1,516



4,910



3,158


Interest expense


(32,842)



(32,538)



(64,971)



(65,015)


Loss on debt extinguishment


(13,076)





(13,076)




Other loss, net


(46)



(272)



(50)



(599)


Total other expense, net


(42,885)



(31,294)



(73,187)



(62,456)


Income before income taxes


79,767



82,556



150,837



141,225


Provision for income taxes


20,145



22,058



38,892



30,575


Net income


$

59,622



60,498



111,945



110,650











Earnings per share—basic


$

0.72



0.73



1.35



1.31


Earnings per share—diluted


0.71



0.72



1.34



1.29



(1) For the three months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018, $4.1 million and $4.3 million, respectively, and for the six months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018, $7.2 million and $7.4 million, respectively, of sales of ice cream and other products have been allocated to franchise fees and royalty income as consideration for the use of the franchise license.


(2) The Company adopted new guidance for lease accounting in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 on a modified retrospective transition method and elected the option to not restate comparative periods. See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail.

 

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Balance Sheets

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)



June 29,
 2019


December 29,
 2018

Assets





Current assets:





Cash and cash equivalents


$

474,265



517,594


Restricted cash


88,562



79,008


Accounts receivable, net


87,412



75,963


Notes and other receivables, net


45,594



64,412


Prepaid income taxes


21,378



27,005


Prepaid expenses and other current assets


47,456



49,491


Total current assets


764,667



813,473


Property, equipment, and software, net


215,248



209,202


Operating lease assets(1)


375,165




Equity method investments


145,114



146,395


Goodwill


888,286



888,265


Other intangible assets, net


1,311,923



1,334,767


Other assets


67,544



64,479


Total assets


$

3,767,947



3,456,581


Liabilities and Stockholders' Deficit





Current liabilities:





Current portion of long-term debt


$

31,150



31,650


Operating lease liabilities(1)


33,282




Accounts payable


58,308



80,037


Deferred revenue


38,521



38,541


Other current liabilities


315,333



389,353


Total current liabilities


476,594



539,581


Long-term debt, net


3,017,360



3,010,626


Operating lease liabilities(1)


388,081




Deferred revenue


321,989



331,980


Deferred income taxes, net


198,689



204,027


Other long-term liabilities


22,035



83,164


Total long-term liabilities


3,948,154



3,629,797


Stockholders' deficit:





Common stock


83



82


Additional paid-in capital


603,868



642,017


Treasury stock, at cost


(3,291)



(1,060)


Accumulated deficit


(1,238,190)



(1,338,709)


Accumulated other comprehensive loss


(19,271)



(15,127)


Total stockholders' deficit


(656,801)



(712,797)


Total liabilities and stockholders' deficit


$

3,767,947



3,456,581



(1) The Company adopted new guidance for lease accounting in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 on a modified retrospective transition method and elected the option to not restate comparative periods. See "Adoption of New Accounting Standard" for further detail.

 

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(In thousands)

(Unaudited)



Six months ended



June 29, 2019


June 30, 2018






Net cash provided by operating activities


$

53,077



67,739


Cash flows from investing activities:





Additions to property and equipment


(19,000)



(32,902)


Other, net


1,168




Net cash used in investing activities


(17,832)



(32,902)


Cash flows from financing activities:





Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt


1,700,000




Repayment of long-term debt


(1,691,450)



(15,750)


Payment of debt issuance and other debt-related costs


(17,937)




Dividends paid on common stock


(61,985)



(57,439)


Repurchases of common stock, including accelerated share repurchases


(10,129)



(650,368)


Exercise of stock options


16,745



30,433


Other, net


(4,443)



(901)


Net cash used in financing activities


(69,199)



(694,025)


Effect of exchange rates on cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash


49



(228)


Decrease in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash


(33,905)



(659,416)


Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, beginning of period


598,321



1,114,099


Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash, end of period


$

564,416



454,683



                               

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Non-GAAP Reconciliations

(In thousands, except share and per share data)

(Unaudited)



Three months ended


Six months ended



June 29, 2019


June 30, 2018


June 29, 2019


June 30, 2018










Operating income


$

122,652



113,850



224,024



203,681


Operating income margin


34.1

%


32.5

%


33.0

%


31.2

%

Adjustments:









Amortization of other intangible assets


$

4,626



5,307



9,259



10,682


Long-lived asset impairment charges


2



653



325



1,154


Adjusted operating income


$

127,280



119,810



233,608



215,517


Adjusted operating income margin


35.4

%


34.2

%


34.4

%


33.1

%










Net income


$

59,622



60,498



111,945



110,650


Adjustments:









Amortization of other intangible assets


4,626



5,307



9,259



10,682


Long-lived asset impairment charges


2



653



325



1,154


Loss on debt extinguishment


13,076





13,076




Tax impact of adjustments(1)


(4,957)



(1,669)



(6,345)



(3,314)


Adjusted net income


$

72,369



64,789



128,260



119,172











Adjusted net income


$

72,369



64,789



128,260



119,172


Weighted-average number of common shares – diluted


83,696,721



84,113,681



83,564,388



85,995,475


Diluted adjusted earnings per share


$

0.86



0.77



1.53



1.39











(1) Tax impact of adjustments calculated at a 28% effective tax rate.

 

DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Non-GAAP Reconciliations (continued)

(Unaudited)




Fiscal year ended

December 28, 2019



Low


High



(projected)


(projected)

Diluted earnings per share


$

2.71



2.78


Adjustments:





Amortization of other intangible assets


0.23



0.22


Long-lived asset impairment charges


0.04




Loss on debt extinguishment


0.16



0.16


Tax impact of adjustments(1)


(0.12)



(0.11)


Diluted adjusted earnings per share


$

3.02



3.05







(1) Tax impact of adjustments calculated at a 28% effective tax rate.

 

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