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OneWater Marine Inc. (ONEW) Q3 2022 Earnings Name Transcript


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OneWater Marine Inc. (ONEW 0.74%)
Q3 2022 Earnings Name
Aug 04, 2022, 8:30 a.m. ET

Contents:

  • Ready Remarks
  • Questions and Solutions
  • Name Individuals

Ready Remarks:

Operator

Thanks for standing by, and welcome to OneWater Marine fiscal third quarter 2022 earnings convention name. [Operator instructions] I’d now like at hand the decision over to chief monetary officer, Jack Ezzell. Please go forward.

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Good morning, and welcome to OneWater Marine’s fiscal third quarter 2022 earnings convention name. I am joined on the decision at the moment by Austin Singleton, chief govt officer, and Anthony Aisquith, president and chief working officer. Earlier than we start, I would wish to remind you that sure statements made by administration on this morning’s convention name concerning OneWater Marine and its operations could also be thought-about forward-looking statements underneath securities regulation and contain quite a lot of dangers and uncertainties. Because of this, the corporate cautions you that there are a selection of things, lots of that are past the corporate’s management, which may trigger precise outcomes and occasions to vary materially from these described within the forward-looking statements.

Elements which may have an effect on future outcomes are mentioned within the firm’s earnings launch, which could be discovered on the investor relations part on the corporate’s web site and in its filings with the SEC. The corporate disclaims any obligation or endeavor to replace forward-looking statements to replicate circumstances or occasions that happen after the date the forward-looking statements are made, besides as required by regulation. With that, I would like to show the decision over to Austin Singleton, who will start with a number of opening remarks. Austin?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Thanks, Jack, and thanks, everybody, for becoming a member of at the moment’s name. Our distinctive third quarter outcomes replicate broad-based energy throughout the enterprise, the range of our enterprise mannequin and the ability of our acquisition engine. We delivered one other report quarter with income rising 41% to $569 million and adjusted EBITDA rising 45% to $95 million in comparison with the prior 12 months. Identical-store gross sales elevated 12%, reflecting our continued outperformance of the business.

Importantly, because the quarter progressed, we shifted to each unit progress, in addition to worth will increase proceed to drive gross sales progress. This momentum continued in July as we noticed a double-digit enhance in same-store gross sales and continued unit progress in the course of the month, all at a time when OneWater and the business are at a report low area stock. Our same-store stock in comparison with 2019 is down 10%-plus when it comes to {dollars} and in extra of that when it comes to models. We don’t see stock returning to a brand new regular for twenty-four months with the present demand.

Development throughout a time when OneWater and the business are at report low ranges of stock is a testomony to the dedication of our staff and the resilience of our enterprise mannequin. Our outcomes by way of the primary 9 months of the fiscal 12 months have already outpaced all of final 12 months. We count on a powerful end to the 12 months as demand stays sturdy. This, coupled with the energy of our OEM companions and our leveraging our stock footprint, provides us confidence we will get our prospects the boats they need, supporting our elevated full 12 months outlook.

Our report ends in the quarter clearly spotlight the ability of our aggressive acquisition technique, which accelerated natural progress within the quarter. For instance, our current acquisition of Denison Yachting contributed considerably to a 38% enhance in preowned gross sales and a 390 foundation level enchancment in preowned margins. The addition of our elements and repair acquisition engine, T-H Marine, propelled a greater than 150% enhance in service, elements and different gross sales. We proceed to make use of our acquisition platform to gas the enlargement of our higher-margin income streams, together with our current introduced settlement to accumulate Ocean Bio-Chem.

OBCI is a number one provider and distributor of cleansing and upkeep merchandise for the marine business, in addition to the automotive, energy sports activities, leisure automobiles and out of doors energy tools markets. We see large synergies and count on to considerably advance progress in our elements and equipment companies. Our integration playbook continues to drive best-in-class outcomes and help vital prime line progress whereas enhancing our margin profile. Our potential to considerably enhance EBITDA of our acquired firms has been a significant contributor to progress over the previous two years and can proceed to be our secret sauce within the coming years.

For the fiscal 12 months, now we have already accomplished our acquisition steerage of 4 to 6 dealerships and two to 4 elements and repair acquisitions per 12 months. With that stated, the pipeline stays sturdy, and we’ll preserve our monitor report of disciplined strategic acquisitions as we consider our subsequent alternative. Since changing into a public firm simply over two years in the past, now we have repeatedly delivered for our shareholders. And we consider that now we have the technique, scale, the experience to place us for continued outperformance.

And with that, I’ll flip the decision over to Anthony to debate enterprise operations.

Anthony AisquithPresident and Chief Working Officer

Thanks, Austin. As Austin talked about, we proceed to outperform the business. Through the quarter, same-store gross sales elevated 12%, mirrored of strong natural progress. As Austin talked about, we’re beginning to see progress in each models and common costs.

This compares to the business, which is reportedly down 10% to twenty%. Demand continues to be robust. Presold stock stays elevated. Buyer deposits within the quarter elevated almost 50% in comparison with the prior 12 months and are additionally up in comparison with the prior quarter, whereas our backlog is at report ranges, reflecting continued buyer demand.

Whereas the business continues to face a difficult provide chain, we’re benefiting from the size and high quality of our dealerships as they leverage the accessible stock throughout the community. On the finish of the third quarter of 2022, stock totaled $269 million, which incorporates our lately acquired dealerships, in comparison with the fiscal second quarter of 2022, stock was down $24 million. Because the summer time promoting season ramps on a same-store foundation, stock is down roughly 10% when it comes to {dollars} and in extra of 20% in models in comparison with 2019. Using the flexibleness and the sophistication of our stock instruments, our staff has performed a wonderful job of not solely preselling the boats that our prospects need, but in addition utilizing the instruments to verify the boats are delivered as effectively as potential.

At our current seller conferences, we have had a sneak peek into a few of the unimaginable new merchandise coming to the market. Producers are introducing modern new merchandise which can be promoting out properly into 2024. Our buyer engagement stays excessive, and the staff continues to supply wonderful service for all their boating wants. As now we have mentioned earlier than, our unique expertise and highly effective stock instruments, mixed with our robust vendor relationships, allow us to navigate the surroundings effectively and successfully.

With our proprietary instruments and expertise at our disposal, we really feel assured in our potential to proceed to outperform the industries, whatever the persistent macro and challenges. In abstract, our processes and procedures throughout all facets of the enterprise are persevering with to drive market-leading outcomes. Our staff continues to ship robust progress quarter after quarter, additional positioning OneWater because the chief within the business. I’ll now flip the decision over to Jack to evaluation the financials.

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Thanks, Anthony. Fiscal third quarter income elevated 41% to $569 million in 2022 from $404 million within the prior 12 months quarter. It is a results of a 12% enhance in same-store gross sales and income from lately acquired companies. New boat gross sales grew 31% to $377 million within the fiscal third quarter of 2022, and preowned boat gross sales elevated 38% to $98 million.

We proceed to profit from our diversification technique and rising the higher-margin elements of our enterprise, which contributed considerably to our ends in the quarter. Service elements and different gross sales climbed 153% to $75 million, pushed by contributions of our lately acquired companies. Finance and insurance coverage income elevated 25% to $19 million within the third quarter of 2022. Gross revenue elevated 45% to $184 million within the third quarter in comparison with $127 million within the prior 12 months quarter.

That is primarily pushed by our strategic acquisition of higher-margin, much less cyclical service elements and different revenues, in addition to the shift in our combine and dimension of boats offered in our dynamic pricing. Gross revenue margin elevated 90 foundation factors to 32.3% in comparison with 31.4% within the prior 12 months. Third quarter 2022 promoting, common and administrative bills elevated to $88 million from $61 million. SG&A as a p.c of gross sales was 15% and in step with the prior 12 months.

Working revenue elevated 35% to $88 million in comparison with $65 million within the prior 12 months, pushed by the rise in gross revenue. As a share of gross sales, working revenue margin was 15.4% within the quarter. And consequently, adjusted EBITDA elevated to $95 million in comparison with $66 million within the prior 12 months. Internet revenue for the fiscal third quarter totaled $65 million or $3.86 per diluted share, up 25% from $52 million or $3.04 per diluted share within the prior 12 months.

For the fiscal third quarter of 2022, fees associated to transaction prices and continued consideration adversely impacted diluted earnings per share. These quantities tax-effected at 25% have been $0.20 per diluted share within the third quarter of fiscal 2022. Turning to the steadiness sheet. As of June 30, 2022, complete liquidity was in extra of $125 million, together with money on the steadiness sheet, availability underneath our revolving line of credit score and ground plan amenities.

Complete stock as of June 30, 2022, was $269 million and stays constrained as evidenced by our same-store stock being down roughly 10% in {dollars} in comparison with June 2019, this regardless of the worth enhance which have occurred over the previous three years. Complete long-term debt as of June 30, 2022, was $336 million. Adjusted web debt or long-term debt, web of money, was one occasions trailing 12-month EBITDA. Whereas we’re comfy with our liquidity and leverage place, we proceed to observe the macroeconomic surroundings and are being prudent in our capital allocation.

Our technique for capital allocation perspective has not modified. We’re targeted on reinvesting within the enterprise to speed up natural progress; strategic M&A alternatives, and as now we have mentioned, a possible share repurchase. To that finish, final quarter, we introduced that the Board approved a share repurchase program of as much as $50 million. As indicated within the launch, we have been blacked out from making purchases till the March quarterly earnings have been launched.

Throughout that blackout, our conversations with OBCI accelerated and our governance pointers prevented the blackout from lifting. As such, we have been unable to make any repurchases in the course of the quarter. We stay dedicated to opportunistically repurchasing shares and consider this to be one other strategic avenue to return worth to shareholders and make strategic investments in what we view as a really undervalued asset. Wanting forward, for the complete fiscal 12 months 2022, we’re elevating our outlook for adjusted EBITDA to be within the vary of $240 million to $250 million and earnings per diluted share to be within the vary of $9.20 to $9.60 per diluted share.

We now anticipate same-store gross sales to be up low double digits for the 12 months regardless of the continued stock challenges. These projections embrace acquisitions which have been accomplished in the course of the third quarter however exclude any extra acquisitions that could be accomplished in the course of the 12 months. To conclude, we proceed to quickly increase the enterprise and place OneWater for sustainable progress. We stay dedicated to efficiently executing on our strategic progress technique and returning worth to our shareholders.

This concludes our ready remarks. Operator, would you please open the road for questions?

Questions & Solutions:

Operator

[Operator instructions] Our first query comes from the road of Drew Crum of Stifel. Drew Crum, your line is open.

Drew CrumStifel Monetary Corp. — Analyst

Guys, good morning. So the feedback round seller stock not normalizing for an additional 24 months, how a lot of an element is provide chain the place others have recommended some easing extra lately? Or is that this extra associated to the buyer demand you are seeing or anticipating? After which I’ve a follow-up.

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Nicely, I imply, I believe it is a mixture of the 2, Drew. I imply, we’re nonetheless — the producers appear to be getting a greater footing and getting a bit of bit extra constant than they have been again in April and the primary a part of Might. So we’re getting a bit of bit extra visibility on when boats are coming in. However as we talked about earlier within the script, that demand has not waned in any respect.

I imply, we noticed unit will increase in June and July. And that is one thing we hadn’t seen for some time. It is primarily been worth. So I believe it is only a mixture of the 2, and I do not know tips on how to weigh one over the opposite proper now.

Drew CrumStifel Monetary Corp. — Analyst

OK. Honest sufficient. After which, Austin, you highlighted your acquisition technique. I believe, Jack, you talked about in your ready remarks some prudence round capital allocation.

Is the 4 to 6 seller acquisitions per 12 months and two to 4 on the service and elements facet nonetheless an inexpensive cadence? Or would you look to gradual the tempo on this surroundings and alternatively do buybacks?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Yeah. I imply, I believe we’ll take a look at what’s the greatest return on capital. If you take a look at the place the inventory worth was yesterday versus the place it was three months in the past, it is fairly a bit completely different. I believe we simply should look and handle sort of each.

I imply, I do not know why we will not discover a truthful steadiness between the 2. I believe that since we have already sort of accomplished the cadence for the 12 months, with all of the macro that is on the market, I believe we’re simply going to be a bit of bit slower on the pedal for the following 30, 60 days, 90 days, sort of wait and see how issues shake out. However I believe that we’re not going to decrease our cadence on the acquisitions. They’re simply too accretive.

However we’re additionally going to be conscious of what the return is on the inventory repurchase depending on when the time is correct to do this.

Drew CrumStifel Monetary Corp. — Analyst

Thanks, guys.

Operator

Thanks. Our subsequent query comes from the road of Joseph Altobello of Raymond James. Joseph Altobello, your line is open.

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

Good morning. I suppose first query, I wish to delve into the 12% comp enhance you noticed within the quarter. I believe you talked about you noticed unit progress in June and July. How a lot of that 12% was models within the quarter?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Yeah. I would say models within the quarter have been primarily flat. So it actually was extra within the again finish, began to see that development, the tide flip there.

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

OK. After which, possibly extra of a broader query. Why do you guys suppose your buyer is being much less impacted by macro headwinds, as we’re seeing quite a lot of firms warn up to now this earnings season on slowing demand?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Yeah. I imply, I believe that it is — we’re promoting a high-end premium product. I believe we have talked about this in a few different calls, truly final quarter, that I believe there’s been a fairly good push to on or close to water as a secondary or a main residence over the past two years, and I believe that is main a whole lot of it. Nevertheless it additionally goes again to what Anthony talked about earlier, that the producers are persevering with to return out with actually good modern, trendy new product that retains the buyer excited.

And if you take a look at simply the churn, the expansion that we had within the business, due to COVID and now that progress is churning into new merchandise as pre-owns holding a extremely good greenback. I imply, you may promote preowned actual good. So the churn is simply there due to the joy. That is the perfect factor I can put at it.

I believe there’s simply been a terrific flight to water or on water, close to water. After which, simply the innovation and the expertise that is out there’s simply retaining the buyer excited.

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

That is useful. After which, possibly one final one for me. When it comes to worth will increase that you just’re seeing on mannequin 12 months ’23, what does that appear to be? And what does that appear to be versus mannequin 12 months ’21 and ’22, for instance?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

I will should default that one to Anthony. I have not actually seemed on the — throughout the board. It is likely to be a —

Anthony AisquithPresident and Chief Working Officer

Yeah. They’re persevering with to go up. We used to prior to now be it worth will increase — you are in the beginning of the 12 months, now sadly, with some producers, and it is two to 3 of them. However once more, like Austin stated, it isn’t the identical outdated boat with a distinct shade.

I imply, there’s issues that they are placing the boats which can be making folks — they’re got-to-have sort of issues.

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

Is pricing stabilizing, although, Anthony, in any respect?

Anthony AisquithPresident and Chief Working Officer

Yeah, it is beginning to.

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

OK, nice. Thanks, guys.

Operator

Thanks. Our subsequent query comes from the road of Fred Wightman of Wolfe Analysis. Fred Wightman. Your line is open

Fred WightmanWolfe Analysis — Analyst

Good morning. Might we simply contact on the brand new boat margins within the quarter? It was up 12 months over 12 months, however down a bit of bit sequentially. I believe you guys had signaled that you just have been anticipating that to discover a new regular final quarter, however how do you form of see that trending going ahead?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Yeah, I would say what you see there’s a little little bit of seasonality that completely different season, several types of boats. We do see some variation. I believe the margin surroundings stays sturdy. There was not vital discounting in any respect within the quarter.

So I do not need that quantity to recommend that there was. However we proceed to go-to-market with a dynamic pricing strategy, the place we’re what are the market dynamics, what’s in every particular person market and adjusting worth accordingly. So I believe that is extra a operate of combine than actually some other form of indication.

Fred WightmanWolfe Analysis — Analyst

OK. That is sensible. And also you guys have additionally talked about some potential same-store gross sales headwinds from stock sharing simply with a few of these dealerships which have been acquired, however have not come into the comp base. I imply, is there any — did you see any of that within the quarter? Is there any option to form of dimension what that affect was simply on what seems like a fairly robust comp quantity? I suppose, may this have been higher if we form of mirrored a few of these models on these acquired?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

You might have pockets which can be hotter than others. That West Coast of Florida is absolutely sizzling. The High quality deal was a big deal. They run a whole lot of quantity by way of there.

I do not suppose it was tremendous significant, Fred. It isn’t just like the 12 would have been an 18 or 16. The 12 may have been possibly a 12.5 or 13. So we have performed a extremely good job.

And many of the stuff that got here in, on this previous quarter was stuff that was on order or that it was already in inventory at that dealership and it was the short flip. So I do not suppose it is a significant transfer in any respect.

Fred WightmanWolfe Analysis — Analyst

Good. Thanks.

Operator

Thanks. Our subsequent query comes from the road of Michael Swartz of Truist. Michael Swartz, your line is open.

Michael SwartzTruist Securities — Analyst

Guys, good morning. Just a few questions for me. First one, only a level of clarification on the steerage, Jack. I simply wish to affirm that your new steerage doesn’t embrace the Ocean Bio-Chem acquisition, appropriate?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

That’s appropriate. And as you concentrate on that, we indicated earlier than that we count on that to shut right here in our fiscal fourth quarter, and it’ll not have a significant affect to the quarter. It possibly grows possibly $1 million a month of EBITDA on the market. However with this kind of transaction, we’ll have some fairly substantial transaction prices related to it.

So it will not be significant to that. However then we’ll replace the steerage put up shut.

Michael SwartzTruist Securities — Analyst

That is useful. After which, I do know, Austin, your feedback recommend you are not seeing any change within the client backdrop, client dynamic. Are you seeing any modifications in traits or disparity in traits? I do know you are predominantly within the Southeast, however any modifications in traits amongst geographies any modifications in demand throughout completely different boating segments?

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Not but. I imply, which may elevate its head when you get additional into the — what we might name the slower time of the 12 months. However proper now, I imply, we’re in the course of the season. And Anthony is absolutely higher geared up to reply that.

However I am not seeing it, so I am certain he isn’t seeing it. You do not have wherever that is hotter. As soon as the climate will get cooler up North, it’s going to decelerate, however that is anticipated and seasonal like we’re used to coping with. Anthony, you wish to add something to that?

Anthony AisquithPresident and Chief Working Officer

Yeah, I believe you hit it immediately on, Austin. I imply, I believe that every a type of segments that we play in have some fairly unimaginable stuff, and none of it appears to be slowing right here. And a few of the stuff continues to be offered out till 2024.

Michael SwartzTruist Securities — Analyst

After which final query for me, and I believe you sort of touched on it earlier, however I did not totally perceive it. On the preowned margins within the quarter jumped fairly considerably, each 12 months over 12 months and extra importantly, sequentially. So I am simply questioning — and I believe you known as out Denison as a part of that. Possibly simply assist us perceive what that quarter-over-quarter bounce stemmed from? And is {that a} sustainable degree going ahead?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

So yeah, so what that has to do with is the combo inside preowned, proper? preowned is made up of three elements. One goes for use boats which can be traded in. Second goes to be consignment boats that we deal. And third goes to be brokerage.

And Denison has a really vital brokerage operation. Brokerage is a type of forms of transactions that you just report on a web foundation, in order that it has the power to maneuver margin on low income {dollars}. So it actually helped generate that vital enhance in income, however then additionally undoubtedly impacted the margins. And I believe there will be some variability among the many combine.

However I do suppose going ahead, we could have an elevated margin on that preowned line.

Michael SwartzTruist Securities — Analyst

OK. That is extraordinarily useful. Thanks.

Operator

[Operator instructions] Our subsequent query comes from the road of Kevin Condon of Baird. Kevin Condon, Your line is open.

Kevin CondonBaird — Analyst

I believe a whole lot of my questions have been addressed. However I did wish to ask in regards to the unit and ASP commentary you gave in disaggregating that same-store gross sales progress. If you say unit progress was optimistic in June and July, is that complete models? Or does that additionally apply to new? Or are you seeing like higher energy in used relative to new?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Yeah, that may come as extra on a same-store foundation, proper? So we have been having vital unit progress simply due to the acquisitions. However if you peel it again and take a look at it on a same-store foundation, that may be a mix of each new and preowned.

Kevin CondonBaird — Analyst

OK. Are they pretty related when it comes to same-store unit progress? Or is one class one other matter?

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Yeah, I haven’t got that quantity damaged down, however I’d suspect they’re trailing pretty related. If something, possibly preowned, could also be lagging a bit of bit simply because all through — whereas new boat stock has been powerful, preowned has been much more troublesome to get your fingers on. So we have had now, all through this 12 months, challenges on the preowned line simply due to the restricted stock. And so, I’d possibly suspect that possibly fell a bit of bit behind.

Kevin CondonBaird — Analyst

Bought it. Thanks.

Operator

[Operator signoff]

Length: 0 minutes

Name members:

Jack EzzellChief Monetary Officer

Austin SingletonChief Govt Officer

Anthony AisquithPresident and Chief Working Officer

Drew CrumStifel Monetary Corp. — Analyst

Joseph AltobelloRaymond James — Analyst

Fred WightmanWolfe Analysis — Analyst

Michael SwartzTruist Securities — Analyst

Kevin CondonBaird — Analyst

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