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Nomad Foods revenue €475.9 million, profit €53 million

Staff writer ▼ | April 2, 2016
Nomad Foods posted the trading update for the three, nine and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2015.
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Nomad Foods   Pro Forma As Adjusted EBITDA decreased 17.2%
Revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2015 was €475.9 million, resulting in a €53 million profit after tax, which includes exceptional costs of €20.3 million.

For the three months ended December 31, 2014, revenue was €nil, resulting in a profit after tax of €0.1 million.

Revenue for the nine months ended December 31, 2015 was €894.2 million resulting in a loss after tax of €337.3 million, resulting from non-cash charges related to the Founder Preferred Shares Annual Dividend Amount and warrant redemption amount of €348.6 million and exceptional costs of €58.1 million.

For the twelve months ended March 31, 2015, revenue was €nil resulting in a loss after tax of €167.5 million, due to €166.2 million non-cash charges related to the Founder Preferred Shares Annual Dividend Amount and warrant redemption amount.

Pro Forma As Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended December 31, 2015 decreased €18.6 million, or 17.2%, to €89.6 million from €108.2 million for the three months ended December 31, 2014.

Pro Forma As Adjusted EBITDA margin decreased by 2.9% to 16.9% due to the reduction in gross margin discussed above, offset by lower indirect costs, primarily due to lower bonus pay-out levels aligned to business performance.

Advertising and promotion expenditure, as a percent of revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2015 improved 100 basis points year-over-year to 4.7%.

Pro Forma As Adjusted profit for the three months ended December 31, 2015 decreased €14.8 million, or 24.9%, to €44.7 million from €59.5 million for the three months ended December 31, 2014.

This is due to the reduction in As Adjusted EBITDA margin, offset by a €6.9 million quarter on quarter decrease in Pro Forma As Adjusted taxes, driven by a combination of lower profitability and an improved mix of taxable profits across the group.

Pro Forma As Adjusted EPS is €0.25 for the three months ended December 31, 2015 as compared to €0.33 for the three months ended December 31, 2014, a decrease of 24.2%.


 

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