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Earnings Details
2nd Quarter June 2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:01:00 PM
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Cerner Beats

Cerner (CERN) reported 2nd Quarter June 2019 earnings of $0.66 per share on revenue of $1.4 billion. The consensus earnings estimate was $0.64 per share on revenue of $1.4 billion. The Earnings Whisper number was $0.64 per share. Revenue grew 4.6% on a year-over-year basis.

The company said it expects third quarter earnings of $0.65 to $0.67 per share on revenue of $1.405 billion to $1.455 billion and continues to expect 2019 earnings of $2.64 to $2.72 per share on revenue of $5.65 billion to $5.85 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.69 per share on revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2019 and $2.70 per share on revenue of $5.74 billion for the year ending December 31, 2019.

Cerner Corp is a supplier of health care information technology, and offers software, professional services, medical device integration, remote hosting and employer health and wellness services.

Results
Reported Earnings
$0.66
Earnings Whisper
$0.64
Consensus Estimate
$0.64
Reported Revenue
$1.43 Bil
Revenue Estimate
$1.44 Bil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Cerner Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) today announced results for the 2019 second quarter that ended June 29, 2019.

Bookings in the second quarter of 2019 were at the high-end of Company’s expectations at $1.432 billion.

Second quarter 2019 revenue was $1.431 billion, an increase of 5 percent compared to $1.368 billion in the second quarter of 2018, and in line with the Company’s expectations.

On a U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) basis, second quarter 2019 net earnings were $127.0 million and diluted earnings per share were $0.39.  Second quarter 2018 GAAP net earnings were $169.4 million and diluted earnings per share were $0.51.   

Adjusted Net Earnings for second quarter 2019 were $214.7 million, compared to $207.0 million of Adjusted Net Earnings in the second quarter of 2018.  Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share were $0.66 in the second quarter of 2019, up 6 percent compared to $0.62 of Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share in the year-ago quarter.    

Adjusted Net Earnings and Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share are not recognized terms under GAAP.  These non-GAAP financial measures should not be substituted for GAAP net earnings or GAAP diluted earnings per share, respectively, as measures of Cerner’s performance, but instead should be utilized as supplemental measures of financial performance in evaluating our business.  Please see the accompanying schedule, titled “Reconciliation of GAAP Results to Non-GAAP Results,” where our non-GAAP financial measures are defined and reconciled to the most comparable GAAP measures.

Other Highlights:

  • Second quarter operating cash flow of $206.8 million and Free Cash Flow of ($22.2) million.  The lower operating and free cash flow are primarily due to expenses related to operational improvement initiatives, including a voluntary separation plan, and higher capital spending related to growth in our managed services business.  Operating cash flow and Free Cash Flow are expected to be at higher levels for the rest of the year.  Free Cash Flow is a non-GAAP financial measure defined as GAAP cash flows from operating activities less capital purchases and capitalized software development costs.  Please see the accompanying schedule, titled “Reconciliation of GAAP Results to Non-GAAP Results.”

  • Second quarter days sales outstanding of 78 days, up from 76 days in the first quarter and 77 days in the year-ago quarter.

  • Total backlog of $14.98 billion

“I am pleased with our financial results, which were in line with our expectations,” said Brent Shafer, Chairman and CEO, Cerner.  “In addition to delivering solid quarterly operating results, we made good progress on the early stages of our transformation and positioning Cerner for long-term profitable growth.  Cerner has played a key role in digitizing health care, and we believe our next era of growth will be driven by the tremendous opportunity related to helping our clients drive a higher order of benefits from this digitization.”

Future Period Guidance
Cerner currently expects:

  • Third quarter 2019 revenue between $1.405 billion and $1.455 billion.

  • Full-year 2019 revenue between $5.650 billion and $5.850 billion, consistent with previously provided guidance.

  • Third quarter 2019 Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share between $0.65 and $0.67*.

  • Full-year 2019 Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share between $2.64 and $2.72*, consistent with the previously provided guidance. 

  • Third quarter 2019 new business bookings between $1.500 billion and $1.700 billion.

    *Future period non-GAAP guidance includes adjustments for items not indicative of our core operations, which may include, without limitation, items included in the accompanying schedule, titled “Reconciliation of GAAP Results to Non-GAAP Results.”  Such adjustments may be affected by changes in ongoing assumptions and judgments, as well as nonrecurring, unusual or unanticipated charges, expenses or gains or other items that may not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations.  The exact amounts of these adjustments are not currently determinable, but may be significant.  It is therefore not practicable to provide the comparable GAAP measures or reconcile this non-GAAP guidance to the most comparable GAAP measures.

Earnings Conference Call
Cerner will host an earnings conference call to provide additional detail on the Company’s results and outlook at 3:30 p.m. CT on July 24, 2019.  On the call, Cerner will discuss its second quarter 2019 results and answer questions from the investment community.  The call may also include discussion of Cerner developments, and forward-looking and other material information about business and financial matters.  The dial-in number for the conference call is (678) 509-7542; the passcode is Cerner.  Cerner recommends joining the call 15 minutes early for registration.  

An audio webcast will be available live and archived on Cerner’s website at www.cerner.com under the About Us section (click Investor Relations, then Presentations and Webcasts).

About Cerner
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems at more than 27,500 contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. Recognized globally for innovation, Cerner assists clinicians in making care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial and operational needs, focused on people. For more information, visit Cerner.com, The Cerner Blog or connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or The Cerner Podcast Nasdaq: CERN. Smarter Care. Better Outcomes. Healthier You.

Certain trademarks, service marks and logos set forth herein are property of Cerner Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.

All statements in this press release that do not directly and exclusively relate to historical facts constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of Cerner’s management with respect to future events and are subject to a number of significant risks and uncertainties. It is important to note that Cerner's performance, and actual results, financial condition or business could differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. The words “expect”, “expected”, “expectations”, “believe”, “belief,” “plans”, “anticipate,” “opportunities,” “continue,” “potential,” “should,” “could”, “will,” “target,” “view,” “estimates”, “guidance”, “designed”, “position”, “targets”, “projected”, “intend”, “forecast” or the negative of these words, variations thereof or similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. For example, our forward-looking statements include statements regarding future period guidance. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: possibility of significant costs and reputational harm related to product related liabilities; potential claims for system errors and warranties; the possibility of interruption at our data centers or client support facilities, or those of third parties with whom we have contracted (such as public cloud providers), that could expose us to significant costs and reputational harm; the possibility of increased expenses, exposure to legal claims and regulatory actions and reputational harm associated with a cyberattack or other breach in our IT security or the IT security of third parties on which we rely; our proprietary technology may be subject to claims for infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property rights of others, or may be infringed or misappropriated by others; potential claims or other risks associated with relying on open source software in our proprietary software solutions or technology-enabled services; material adverse resolution of legal proceedings or other claims; risks associated with our global operations, including without limitation greater difficulty in collecting accounts receivable; risks associated with fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; changes in tax laws, regulations or guidance that could adversely affect our tax position and/or challenges to our tax positions in the U.S. and non-U.S. countries; the uncertainty surrounding the impact of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union (commonly referred to as Brexit) on our global business; risks associated with the unexpected loss or recruitment and retention of key personnel or the failure to successfully develop and execute succession planning to assure transitions of key associates and their knowledge, relationships and expertise; risks associated with failure to timely or effectively manage publicity related to harassment or discrimination claims and legal proceedings if such claims are raised against key personnel; risks related to our dependence on strategic relationships and third-party suppliers; risks inherent with business acquisitions and combinations and the integration thereof into our business or relating to disputes involving such acquisitions or combinations; risks associated with volatility and disruption resulting from global economic or market conditions; significant competition and our ability to quickly respond to market changes, changing technologies and evolving pricing and deployment methods and to bring competitive new solutions, devices, features and services to market in a timely fashion; managing growth in the new markets in which we offer solutions, health care devices or services; long sales cycles for our solutions and services; risks inherent in contracting with government clients, including without limitation, complying with strict compliance and disclosure obligations, navigating complex procurement rules and processes and defending against bid protests; risks associated with our outstanding and future indebtedness, such as compliance with restrictive covenants, which may limit our flexibility to operate our business; impact of the phase-out of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) on the interest rates under our credit agreement and related interest rate swap; changes in accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board or other standard-setting bodies may adversely affect our financial statements; the potential for losses resulting from asset impairment charges; changing political, economic, regulatory and judicial influences, which could impact the purchasing practices and operations of our clients and increase costs to deliver compliant solutions and services; non-compliance with laws, government regulation or certain industry initiatives or failure to deliver solutions or services that enable our clients to comply with laws or regulations applicable to their businesses; variations in our quarterly operating results; potential variations in our sales forecasts compared to actual sales; volatility in the trading price of our common stock and the timing and volume of market activity; inability to manage organizational change and reduce expenses and costs to the extent currently anticipated; risks that Cerner’s revenue growth may be lower than anticipated and/or that the mix of revenue shifts to low margin revenue; risks that our stock repurchase program or quarterly dividend program will not be fully implemented or enhance long-term shareholder value; risks that Cerner’s business may be negatively affected as a result of future proxy fights or the actions of activist shareholders; and our directors’ authority to issue preferred stock and the anti-takeover provisions in our corporate governance documents. Additional discussion of these and other risks, uncertainties and factors affecting Cerner’s business is contained in Cerner’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The reader should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, since the statements speak only as of the date that they are made. Except as required by law, Cerner undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events, or changes in our business, results of operations or financial condition over time.

Investor Contact:  Allan Kells, (816) 201-2445, akells@cerner.com
Media Contact:  Misti Preston, (816) 299-2037, misti.preston@cerner.com  
Cerner’s Internet Home Page:  www.cerner.com  

       
CERNER CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES      
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS      
For the three and six months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018      
(unaudited)      
       
(In thousands, except per share data)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Revenues$  1,431,061 $  1,367,727  $  2,820,938 $  2,660,588  
Costs of revenue  268,673   238,783    521,877   470,061  
Margin  1,162,388   1,128,944    2,299,061   2,190,527  
       
Operating expenses      
Sales and client service  678,895   635,105    1,319,082   1,225,053  
Software development  181,047   168,278    361,408   329,895  
General and administrative  149,788   95,464    245,984   187,758  
Amortization of acquisition-related intangibles  21,541   21,810    43,526   44,319  
Total operating expenses  1,031,271   920,657    1,970,000   1,787,025  
       
Operating earnings  131,117   208,287    329,061   403,502  
       
Other income, net  23,006   6,597    31,438   11,461  
       
Earnings before income taxes  154,123   214,884    360,499   414,963  
Income taxes  (27,154)  (45,527)   (67,311)  (85,605) 
Net earnings$  126,969 $  169,357  $  293,188 $  329,358  
       
Basic earnings per share$  0.40 $  0.51  $  0.91 $  0.99  
       
Basic weighted average shares outstanding  321,280   330,206    322,485   331,479  
       
Diluted earnings per share$  0.39 $  0.51  $  0.90 $  0.98  
       
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding  324,662   333,562    325,498   335,223  
       
Note 1: Our revenues by business model for the three and six months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018 were as follows:
       
(In thousands)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Licensed software$  197,113 $  172,388  $  351,590 $  307,207  
Technology resale  60,735   75,257    116,275   138,633  
Subscriptions  89,770   82,951    174,061   159,587  
Professional services  485,307   447,318    975,746   888,586  
Managed services  297,651   285,552    602,044   553,857  
Support and maintenance  276,411   278,956    553,374   563,520  
Reimbursed travel  24,074   25,305    47,848   49,198  
Total revenues$  1,431,061 $  1,367,727  $  2,820,938 $  2,660,588  
       

 

CERNER CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES      
RECONCILIATION OF GAAP RESULTS TO NON-GAAP RESULTS      
For the three and six months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018      
(unaudited)      
       
ADJUSTED OPERATING EXPENSES 
       
(In thousands)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Operating expenses (GAAP)$  1,031,271 $  920,657  $  1,970,000 $  1,787,025  
       
Share-based compensation expense  (24,280)  (26,281)   (45,869)  (52,738) 
Health Services acquisition-related amortization  (20,862)  (20,940)   (41,959)  (42,148) 
Organizational restructuring and other expense  (54,601)  —    (56,993)  —  
Charge related to client dispute  (20,000)  —    (20,000)  —  
Vendor settlement  (6,791)  —    (6,791)  —  
       
Adjusted Operating Expenses (non-GAAP)$  904,737 $  873,436  $  1,798,388 $  1,692,139  
       
ADJUSTED OPERATING EARNINGS AND ADJUSTED OPERATING MARGIN 
       
(In thousands)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Operating earnings (GAAP)$  131,117 $  208,287  $  329,061 $  403,502  
       
Share-based compensation expense  24,280   26,281    45,869   52,738  
Health Services acquisition-related amortization  20,862   20,940    41,959   42,148  
Organizational restructuring and other expense  54,601   —    56,993   —  
Charge related to client dispute  20,000   —    20,000   —  
Vendor settlement  6,791   —    6,791   —  
       
Adjusted Operating Earnings (non-GAAP)$  257,651 $  255,508  $  500,673 $  498,388  
       
Operating Margin (GAAP) 9.16% 15.23%  11.66% 15.17% 
       
Adjusted Operating Margin (non-GAAP) 18.00% 18.68%  17.75% 18.73% 
       
ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS AND ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE 
       
(In thousands, except per share data)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Net earnings (GAAP)$  126,969 $  169,357  $  293,188 $  329,358  
       
Pre-tax adjustments for Adjusted Net Earnings:      
Share-based compensation expense  24,280   26,281    45,869   52,738  
Health Services acquisition-related amortization  20,862   20,940    41,959   42,148  
Organizational restructuring and other expense  54,601   —    56,993   —  
Charge related to client dispute  20,000   —    20,000   —  
Vendor settlement  6,791   —    6,791   —  
Gain on sale of investment  (15,509)  —    (15,509)  —  
       
After-tax adjustments for Adjusted Net Earnings:      
Income tax effect of pre-tax adjustments  (19,561)  (10,005)   (28,332)  (19,553) 
Share-based compensation permanent tax items  (3,691)  453    (7,688)  (3,736) 
       
Adjusted Net Earnings (non-GAAP)$  214,742 $  207,026  $  413,271 $  400,955  
       
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding   324,662    333,562     325,498    335,223  
       
Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share (non-GAAP)$  0.66 $  0.62  $  1.27 $  1.20  
       
FREE CASH FLOW 
       
(In thousands)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Cash flows from operating activities (GAAP)$  206,810 $  299,701  $  524,076 $  708,666  
Capital purchases  (158,613)  (109,283)   (277,874)  (188,994) 
Capitalized software development costs  (70,351)  (69,349)   (144,902)  (142,951) 
Free Cash Flow (non-GAAP)$  (22,154)$  121,069  $  101,300 $  376,721  
       
Cash flows from investing activities (GAAP)$  (107,632)$  316  $  (291,287)$  (211,182) 
       
Cash flows from financing activities (GAAP)$  102,139 $  (195,969) $  95,148 $  (350,280) 
       
Explanation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures      
       
We report our financial results in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP"). However, we supplement our GAAP results with certain non-GAAP financial measures, which we believe enable investors to better understand and evaluate our ongoing operating results and allows for greater transparency in the review and understanding of our overall financial, operational and economic performance. These non-GAAP financial measures are not meant to be considered in isolation, as a substitute for, or superior to GAAP results and investors should be aware that non-GAAP measures have inherent limitations and should be read only in conjunction with Cerner's consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. These non-GAAP measures may also be different from similar non-GAAP financial measures used by other companies and may not be comparable to similarly titled captions of other companies due to potential inconsistencies in the method of calculations. We provide the measures of Adjusted Operating Expenses, Adjusted Operating Earnings, Adjusted Operating Margin, Adjusted Net Earnings and Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share as such measures are used by management, along with GAAP results, to analyze Cerner's business, make strategic decisions, assess long-term trends on a comparable basis, and for management compensation purposes. We provide the measure of Free Cash Flow as such measure takes into account certain capital expenditures necessary to operate our business. Free Cash Flow is used by management, along with GAAP results, to analyze our earnings quality and overall cash generation of the business, and for management compensation purposes.
       
We calculate each of our non-GAAP financial measures as follows: 
       
Adjusted Operating Expenses - Consists of GAAP operating expenses adjusted for: (i) share-based compensation expense, (ii) Health Services acquisition-related amortization, (iii) organizational restructuring and other expense, (iv) a charge related to a client dispute, and (v) a vendor settlement.
       
Adjusted Operating Earnings - Consists of GAAP operating earnings adjusted for: (i) share-based compensation expense, (ii) Health Services acquisition-related amortization, (iii) organizational restructuring and other expense, (iv) a charge related to a client dispute, and (v) a vendor settlement.
       
Adjusted Operating Margin - Consists of Adjusted Operating Earnings, as defined above, divided by revenues, in the applicable period; the result presented as a percentage.
       
Adjusted Net Earnings - Consists of GAAP net earnings adjusted for: (i) share-based compensation expense, (ii) Health Services acquisition-related amortization, (iii) organizational restructuring and other expense, (iv) a charge related to a client dispute, (v) a vendor settlement, (vi) gain on sale of an investment, (vii) the income tax effect of the aforementioned items, and (viii) share-based compensation permanent tax items.
       
Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share - Consists of Adjusted Net Earnings, as defined above, divided by diluted weighted average shares outstanding, in the applicable period.
       
Free Cash Flow - Consists of GAAP cash flows from operating activities, less capital purchases and capitalized software development costs.
       
Adjustments included in the calculations above are described below: 
       
Share-based compensation expense - Non-cash expense arising from our equity compensation and stock purchase plans available to our associates and directors. We exclude share-based compensation expense as we believe the amount of such non-cash expenses in any specific period may not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations. Share-based compensation expense is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations as follows:
       
(In thousands)Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
  2019  2018   2019  2018  
       
Sales and client service$  13,677 $  13,207  $  24,348 $  25,786  
Software development  3,422   5,736    8,578   11,161  
General and administrative  7,181   7,338    12,943   15,791  
Total share-based compensation expense$  24,280 $  26,281  $  45,869 $  52,738  
       
Health Services acquisition-related amortization - Non-cash expense consisting of the amortization of customer relationships, acquired technology, and trade name intangible assets recorded in connection with our acquisition of the Health Services business in February 2015. We exclude Health Services acquisition-related amortization as we believe the amount of such non-cash expenses in any specific period may not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations. Such amount is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "Amortization of acquisition-related intangibles."
       
Organizational restructuring and other expense - Consists of certain charges incurred in connection with our operational improvement initiatives. Expenses in connection with these efforts may include, but are not limited to, consultant and other professional services fees, employee separation costs, contract termination costs, and other such related expenses. We exclude organizational restructuring and other expense as we believe the amount of such expense in any specific period may not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations. Such amount is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "General and administrative" expense.
       
Charge related to client dispute - Consists of a pre-tax charge related to a dispute with a current client. We have excluded this charge as we believe the amount of such charge does not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations in the period it was recorded. Such charge is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "Sales and client service" expense. 
       
Vendor Settlement - Consists of a pre-tax charge to settle disputes with a former vendor. We have excluded this charge as we believe the amount of such charge does not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations in the period it was recorded. Such charge is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "General and administrative" expense. 
       
Gain on sale of investment - Consists of a gain recognized on the disposition of one of our equity investments, which was accounted for in accordance with Accounting Standards Codification Topic 321, Investments-Equity Securities. We have excluded this gain as we believe the amount of such gain does not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations in the period it was recorded. Such gain is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "Other income, net." 
       
Income tax effect of pre-tax adjustments - The GAAP effective income tax rate for the applicable quarterly period is applied to pre-tax adjustments for Adjusted Net Earnings.
       
Share-based compensation permanent tax items - Consists of permanent items impacting the Company's income tax provision related to our share-based compensation arrangements, including net excess tax benefits recognized upon the exercise of stock options. We exclude such items as we believe the amount of such items in any specific period may not directly correlate to the underlying performance of our business operations. Such amount is included in our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations in the caption "Income taxes."
       

 

CERNER CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES   
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS   
As of June 29, 2019 and December 29, 2018   
(unaudited)   
    
(In thousands) 2019  2018  
    
Assets   
Current assets:   
Cash and cash equivalents$  702,924 $  374,126  
Short-term investments  250,595   401,285  
Receivables, net  1,228,985   1,183,494  
Inventory  23,163   25,029  
Prepaid expenses and other  396,803   334,870  
Total current assets  2,602,470   2,318,804  
    
Property and equipment, net  1,866,142   1,743,575  
Right-of-use assets  132,102   —  
Software development costs, net  932,035   894,512  
Goodwill  847,673   847,544  
Intangible assets, net  366,337   405,305  
Long-term investments  320,616   300,046  
Other assets  208,934   198,850  
Total assets$  7,276,309 $  6,708,636  
    
Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity   
Current liabilities:   
Accounts payable$  328,405 $  293,534  
Current installments of long-term debt and capital lease obligations  —   4,914  
Deferred revenue  320,916   399,189  
Accrued payroll and tax withholdings  208,994   195,931  
Other current liabilities  173,051   69,122  
Total current liabilities  1,031,366   962,690  
    
Long-term debt  1,038,530   438,802  
Deferred income taxes  347,658   336,379  
Other liabilities  141,486   42,376  
Total liabilities  2,559,040   1,780,247  
    
Shareholders’ Equity:   
Common stock  3,647   3,622  
Additional paid-in capital  1,722,207   1,559,562  
Retained earnings  5,812,031   5,576,525  
Treasury stock  (2,707,768)  (2,107,768) 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss, net  (112,848)  (103,552) 
Total shareholders’ equity  4,717,269   4,928,389  
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity$  7,276,309 $  6,708,636  
    

 

CERNER CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES       
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS       
For the three and six months ended June 29, 2019 and June 30, 2018       
(unaudited)       
        
  Three Months Ended Six Months Ended 
(In thousands)  2019  2018   2019  2018  
        
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:       
Net earnings $  126,969 $  169,357  $  293,188 $  329,358  
Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net cash provided by operating activities:       
Depreciation and amortization   169,815   160,053    336,486   312,645  
Share-based compensation expense   23,024   24,204    42,884   49,139  
Provision for deferred income taxes   11,156   4,783    15,154   1,736  
Gain on sale of investment   (15,509)  —    (15,509)  —  
Changes in assets and liabilities:       
Receivables, net   (61,628)  (115,431)   (47,839)  (186,039) 
Inventory   947   (1,055)   1,875   390  
Prepaid expenses and other   (62,730)  55,485    (76,048)  181,035  
Accounts payable   35,871   35,756    24,980   43,364  
Accrued income taxes   (5,825)  724    (1,569)  7,919  
Deferred revenue   (16,543)  (32,927)   (78,090)  (40,132) 
Other accrued liabilities   1,263   (1,248)   28,564   9,251  
        
Net cash provided by operating activities   206,810   299,701    524,076   708,666  
        
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:       
Capital purchases   (158,613)  (109,283)   (277,874)  (188,994) 
Capitalized software development costs   (70,351)  (69,349)   (144,902)  (142,951) 
Purchases of investments   (49,770)  (43,205)   (140,723)  (194,592) 
Sales and maturities of investments   179,565   230,054    289,669   331,728  
Purchase of other intangibles   (8,463)  (7,901)   (17,457)  (16,373) 
        
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities   (107,632)  316    (291,287)  (211,182) 
        
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:       
Long-term debt issuance   600,000   —    600,000   —  
Repayment of long-term debt   —   —    —    (75,000) 
Proceeds from exercise of stock options   109,719   11,307    125,000   21,343  
Payments to taxing authorities in connection with shares directly withheld from associates   (3,130)  (5,585)   (4,860)  (7,308) 
Treasury stock purchases   (600,000)  (200,000)   (620,542)  (287,624) 
Other   (4,450)  (1,691)   (4,450)  (1,691) 
        
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities   102,139   (195,969)   95,148   (350,280) 
        
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents   (1,554)  (6,479)   861   (7,159) 
        
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents   199,763   97,569    328,798   140,045  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period   503,161   413,399    374,126   370,923  
        
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $  702,924 $  510,968  $  702,924 $  510,968  
        

 

 

 

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Source: Cerner Corporation