Embraer Releases First Quarter 2017 Results 


Embraer has published the results of its activity for the first quarter of 2017. The highlights include:

  • In 1Q17, Embraer delivered 18 commercial and 15 executive (11 light and 4 large) jets, representing a decline from the 21 commercial and 23 executive (12 light and 11 large) jet deliveries in 1Q16;
  • The Company’s firm order backlog ended the quarter at US$ 19.2 billion;
  • Revenues in 1Q17 were US$ 1,026.3 million, representing a decline of 21.6% as compared to 1Q16, due largely to a decline in commercial jet and executive jet deliveries;
  • Adjusted EBIT and Adjusted EBITDA  margins were 3.0% and 10.1%, respectively, in 1Q17. Adjusted EBIT and Adjusted EBITDA exclude the impact of US$ 7.6 million in additional provisions related to the Company’s voluntary dismissal program;
  • 1Q17 Net income attributable to Embraer shareholders and Earnings per ADS were US$ 42.5 million and US$ 0.23, respectively. Adjusted Net income (excluding the impact of FX-related non-cash deferred income tax and social contribution and the aforementioned provision) for the quarter was US$ 23.2 million, representing Adjusted Earnings per ADS of US$ 0.13 in 1Q17;
  • In January, Embraer issued US$ 750 million in principal value of bonds at par, with maturity in 2027 and a coupon rate of 5.4%. The Company finished 1Q17 with a total cash position of US$ 3,482.0 million and total debt of US$ 4,287.8 million, yielding a net debt position of US$ 805.8 million;
  • In March, the Company announced that it successfully completed the inaugural flight of the first prototype of the E-195 E2 commercial jet, several months ahead of schedule. All three jet models of the E2 program remain on track for their respective entry into service plans – the E-190 E2 in the first half of 2018, the E-195 E2 in the first half of 2019 and the E-175 E2 in 2021;
  • Embraer reiterates all aspects of its financial and delivery outlook for 2017.

More details can be found on the official website of Embraer and here.

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