Constellium Reports Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Results


Constellium N.V. (NYSE: CSTM) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Third quarter 2018 highlights:

  • Shipments of 379 thousand metric tons, up 1% compared to Q3 2017

  • Revenue of €1.4 billion, up 12% compared to Q3 2017

  • Net income of €217 million compared to net income of €21 million in Q3 2017

  • Adjusted EBITDA of €114 million, up 2% from Q3 2017

  • Completed the sale of the North Building Assets of the Sierre plant in Switzerland to Novelis for €200 million


First nine months of 2018 highlights:

  • Shipments of 1.2 million metric tons, up 3% compared to YTD 2017

  • Revenue of €4.3 billion, up 8% compared to YTD 2017

  • Net income of €248 million compared to net income of €49 million in YTD 2017

  • Adjusted EBITDA of €382 million, up 15% from YTD 2017

  • Net debt / LTM Adj. EBITDA of 3.8x compared to 4.8x at September 30, 2017

  • Project 2019 run-rate cost savings of €38 million achieved as of September 30, 2018

Jean-Marc Germain, Constellium’s Chief Executive Officer said, “Constellium delivered solid results in the third quarter. Our improvement compared to last year was driven by continued operational performance, steady end market demand and Project 2019 cost savings, which were partially offset by higher planned maintenance and other costs. We continue to expect Adjusted EBITDA growth of 11% to 13% in 2018.”

Mr. Germain continued, “I am pleased with the progress the team is making on executing our strategy, including delivering on our growth projects and on Project 2019. Our focus remains on delivering on our guidance of over €500 million of Adjusted EBITDA and positive Free Cash Flow in 2019. We are committed to driving increased shareholder value.”

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