Constellium Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results


Constellium SE (NYSE: CSTM) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

For the third quarter of 2020:

  • Shipments of 354 thousand metric tons, down 11% compared to Q3 2019

  • Revenue of €1.2 billion, down 20% compared to Q3 2019

  • Net income of €20 million compared to net income of €1 million in Q3 2019

  • Adjusted EBITDA of €126 million, down 9% compared to Q3 2019

  • Cash from Operations of €111 million and Free Cash Flow of €75 million 

For the first nine months of 2020:

  • Shipments of 1.1 million metric tons, down 14% compared to YTD 2019

  • Revenue of €3.6 billion, down 20% compared to YTD 2019

  • Net loss of €43 million compared to net income of €42 million in YTD 2019

  • Adjusted EBITDA of €354 million, down 20% compared to YTD 2019

  • Cash from Operations of €263 million and Free Cash Flow of €129 million

  • Net debt / LTM Adjusted EBITDA of 4.3x as of September 30, 2020

Jean-Marc Germain, Constellium’s Chief Executive Officer said, “I am very proud of our third quarter results, including our Free Cash Flow performance of €75 million in the quarter. Packaging & Automotive Rolled Products reported record quarterly Adjusted EBITDA. Aerospace & Transportation maintained a strong focus on costs in the face of difficult market conditions. Automotive Structures & Industry benefited from better-than-expected market conditions and improved operational performance in Automotive Structures. These results further demonstrate the benefits of our end market diversification and our intense focus on costs."

Mr. Germain continued, "Based on our current outlook, we expect Adjusted EBITDA of €450 million to €460 million and Free Cash Flow generation of €100 million to €150 million in 2020."

Forward Looking Statement

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