Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. Reports First Quarter Earnings

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI) today reported net income of $3.5 million ($0.24 earnings per share) on revenue of $134.7 million for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014, compared to net income of $2.8 million ($0.19 earnings per share) on revenue of $150.4 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

The company had a revenue backlog of $271.4 million and a labor backlog of approximately 2.5 million man-hours at March 31, 2014, including commitments received through April 14, 2014, compared to a revenue backlog of $358.7 million and a labor backlog of 3.3 million man-hours reported as of December 31, 2013.

(in thousands)
March 31, December 31,
2014 2013
Cash and cash equivalents $ 23,178 $ 36,569
Total current assets 173,126 201,996
Property, plant and equipment, at cost,net 234,660 223,555
Total assets 408,459 426,234
Total current liabilities 93,364 112,275
Debt - -
Shareholders' equity 277,916 275,562

The management of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. will hold a conference call on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the Company’s financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The call is accessible by webcast ( through CCBN and by dialing 1.888.220.8450. A digital rebroadcast of the call is available two hours after the call and ending May 02, 2014 by dialing 1.888.203.1112, replay passcode: 1867876.

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, with fabrication facilities located in Houma, Louisiana, and San Patricio County, Texas, is a leading fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and/or deck sections of floating production platforms and other specialized structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and gas reserves. These structures include jackets and deck sections of fixed production platforms; hull and/or deck sections of floating production platforms (such as tension leg platforms “TLPs”, “SPARs”, “FPSOs”, and “MinDOCs”), piles, wellhead protectors, subsea templates and various production, compressor and utility modules, offshore living quarters, towboats, liftboats, tanks and barges. The Company also provides offshore interconnect pipe hook-up, inshore marine construction, manufacture and repair of pressure vessels, heavy lifts such as ship integration and TLP module integration, loading and offloading of jack-up drilling rigs, semi-submersible drilling rigs, TLPs, SPARs, or other similar cargo, onshore and offshore scaffolding, piping insulation services, and steel warehousing and sales.

(in thousands, except per share data)
Three Months Ended
March 31,
2014 2013
Revenue $ 134,690 $ 150,422
Cost of revenue   125,917     143,718  
Gross profit 8,773 6,704
General and administrative expenses   3,373     2,355  
Operating income 5,400 4,349
Other income (expense):
Interest expense (24 ) (64 )
Interest income 3 1
Other income (expense)   (104 )   -  
  (125 )   (63 )
Income before income taxes 5,275 4,286
Income taxes   1,740     1,499  
Net income $ 3,535   $ 2,787  
Per share data:
Basic earnings per share - common shareholders $ 0.24   $ 0.19  
Diluted earnings per share - common shareholders $ 0.24   $ 0.19  
Weighted-average shares 14,496 14,455
Effect of dilutive securities: employee stock options   -     6  
Adjusted weighted-average shares   14,496     14,461  
Depreciation and amortization included in expense above $ 6,379   $ 6,126  
Cash dividend declared per common share $ 0.10   $ 0.10  

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
Kirk J. Meche, 713-714-6100
Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey M. Favret, 713-714-6100
Chief Financial Officer

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