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Earnings Details
4th Quarter September 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:20:00 PM
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Summary

Helmerich & Payne Beats

Helmerich & Payne (HP) reported 4th Quarter September 2018 earnings of $0.19 per share on revenue of $696.8 million. The consensus earnings estimate was $0.18 per share on revenue of $679.8 million. The Earnings Whisper number was $0.16 per share. Revenue grew 30.9% on a year-over-year basis.

Helmerich & Payne Inc is engaged in contract drilling of oil & gas wells for others in the ownership, development & operation of commercial real estates. Its business comprises of three reportable segments: U.S. Land, Offshore & International Land.

Results
Reported Earnings
$0.19
Earnings Whisper
$0.16
Consensus Estimate
$0.18
Reported Revenue
$696.8 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$679.8 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year End Results

  • Quarterly U.S. Land revenue days (activity) increased approximately 6%
  • H&P’s spot pricing in the U.S. land market increased by approximately 25% during fiscal 2018; roughly 5% during the fourth fiscal quarter
  • Quarterly U.S. Land adjusted average rig revenue increased by more than $900(1) per day, up 4% sequentially
  • H&P upgraded/converted 54 FlexRigs® to super-spec(2) capacity during fiscal 2018; 16 FlexRigs upgraded/converted during the fourth fiscal quarter
  • H&P’s U.S. Land contracted rig count increased by 35 rigs to 232 rigs from September 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018
  • On September 5, 2018, Directors of the Company declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.71 per share

             
TULSA, Okla., Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) reported income of $2.5 million or $0.02 per diluted share from operating revenues of $697 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, compared to a net loss of $8 million, or $(0.08) per diluted share, on revenues of $649 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.  Net income per diluted share for the fourth fiscal quarter and the net loss for the third fiscal quarter include $(0.17) and $(0.07), respectively, of after-tax losses comprised of select items(3). For the fourth fiscal quarter select items(3) were comprised of:

  • $0.08 of after-tax gains related to early termination, gains on sales and tax adjustments
  • $(0.25) of after-tax losses related to impairments, abandonments and accelerated depreciation

Net cash provided by operating activities was $186 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 compared to $161 million for the third fiscal quarter of fiscal 2018.

For the fiscal year 2018, the Company reported net income of $483 million or $4.37 per diluted share from operating revenues of $2.5 billion.  Net income per diluted share includes $4.24 of after-tax income comprised of select items(3), the most significant of which is a non-cash gain of approximately $502 million related to a reduction of H&P’s deferred income tax liability as a result of applying the new corporate tax rate enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act(4).  Net cash provided by operating activities was $545 million in fiscal 2018.

President and CEO John Lindsay commented, “H&P’s leadership position in the super-spec rigs space contributed to another strong quarter of operational results.  In accordance with the trend toward greater well complexity, we expect to see additional demand for the Company’s super-spec FlexRigs heading into our new fiscal year particularly as customers continue to push increased lateral lengths and their use of pad drilling.  Our new lines of technology-based solutions gained further traction during the quarter as more and more customers realized the value these services provide.

“The super-spec rig market in the U.S. is effectively fully utilized and we continue to see indications that additional demand is forthcoming, even as oil prices have recently moved lower.  This robust demand is supportive of the overall pricing environment and there is a persistent, upward pressure on dayrates primarily as a result of the value proposition we are able to deliver to our customers.  We upgraded and converted 54 FlexRigs to super-spec during fiscal 2018, which is more than any company in the industry. This brought the total number of super-spec FlexRigs in our U.S. land fleet to 207 at the close of the fiscal year.  We are experiencing further demand for these rigs and expect to maintain an average upgrade/conversion cadence of 12 rigs per quarter for the next few quarters.  Our ongoing investment in these upgrades generates good returns for our shareholders and enhances the overall value of the H&P fleet.

“We have long noted the benefits of our uniform FlexRig fleet design from a safety, operations and efficiency standpoint, and have further capitalized on that design benefit as a digital platform with the roll out of our FlexApp™ solutions during the latter half of fiscal 2018.  These FlexApps are software-based applications that can be layered on top of our drilling control systems and utilized to improve reliability and performance, increasing the value proposition of H&P’s Family of Solutions™.

“The wellbore quality and placement services provided by our technology subsidiaries, MOTIVE® Drilling Technologies, Inc. (“Motive”) and Magnetic Variation Services, LLC (“MagVAR”) also continue to gain momentum with customers.  Combining these disruptive technologies with our digital FlexRig platform, we have recently completed initial beta customer testing of our AutoSlideSM technology with very promising results.  AutoSlide takes an evolutionary step in drilling automation by eliminating human intervention during slide operations for all sections of a horizontal well, resulting in greater reliability and performance for customers.”

Vice President and CFO Mark Smith also commented, “Throughout this fiscal year our results and cash flows from operations have shown sequential improvement.  These improvements were not only the result of our employees providing the best possible service to our customers, but also by our investments in super-spec upgrades and value-added technologies.  We expect a similar environment in fiscal 2019 and have set our initial capex budget reflective of those expectations. The increase in our capex budget is driven by continued opportunities to invest in our current FlexRig fleet along with further planned rig reactivations and super-spec upgrades.

“One of the cornerstones of H&P’s success has been its attention to maintaining a strong financial position.  We plan to continue in that vein by keeping an appropriate store of liquidity and a balance sheet that can weather the cyclical nature of our business.  The Company recently refreshed its revolving credit facility by extending the term and by expanding its size to $750 million. This represents a significant increase over the previous facility and is more appropriately sized to our Company’s operations.  Given our operational and capex outlook for fiscal 2019 we do not currently anticipate utilizing this facility, but see it as a prudent step for our capital structure.”

John Lindsay concluded, “The results we’ve been able to achieve as a Company this year would not have been possible without the dedication and determination of our employees.  The Company is in a superb position for the coming year.”


Operating Segment Results for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2018

U.S. Land Operations:

Segment operating income increased by $30.2 million to $64.5 million sequentially.  The increase in operating results was primarily driven by sequential increases in both quarterly revenue days and average rig margin per day.  The number of quarterly revenue days increased sequentially by approximately 6%.  Adjusted average rig revenue per day increased by $921 or 4% to $24,321(1) as pricing continued to improve throughout the quarter.

The average rig expense per day decreased sequentially by $825 to $14,109 as the prior quarter was impacted unfavorably by certain one-time costs combined with favorable adjustments to self-insurance expenses that benefited the fourth fiscal quarter.  Corresponding adjusted average rig margin per day increased roughly 21% to $10,212(1)

The segment’s depreciation expense for the quarter includes non-cash charges of $13.9 million for abandonments and accelerated depreciation of used drilling rig components related to rig upgrades, compared to similar non-cash charges of $7.0 million during the third fiscal quarter of 2018.

Offshore Operations:

Segment operating income increased by $4.4 million to $8.2 million sequentially.  The number of quarterly revenue days on H&P-owned platform rigs decreased sequentially by approximately 4%, while the average rig margin per day increased sequentially by $6,766 to $11,452 primarily due to higher self-insurance expenses and rig start-up costs incurred in the prior quarter.  Management contracts on customer-owned platform rigs contributed approximately $5.5 million to the segment’s operating income, compared to approximately $4.8 million during the prior quarter. 

International Land Operations:

The segment had an operating loss of $7.9 million this quarter as compared to operating income of $4.3 million during the previous quarter.  The $12.0 million sequential decrease in operating income was primarily attributable to asset impairments resulting from the Company ceasing operations in Ecuador.  Revenue days increased during the quarter by 3% to 1,818 while the average rig margin per day decreased by $1,336 to $8,658

Operational Outlook for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2019

U.S. Land Operations:

  • Quarterly revenue days expected to increase by approximately 4-5% sequentially, implying a likely exit to the quarter at between 243 – 247 active rigs
  • Average rig revenue per day expected to be between $24,500-$25,000 (excluding any impact from early termination revenue)
  • Average rig expense per day expected to be between $14,500-$14,900

Offshore Operations:

  • Quarterly revenue days expected to decrease by approximately 5% sequentially, representing an average rig count of 5-6 rigs for the quarter as one rig undergoes planned maintenance on its offshore platform
  • Average rig margin per day expected to be approximately $8,500-$11,000
  • Management contracts expected to generate approximately $4-5 million in operating income

International Land Operations:

  • Quarterly revenue days expected to be flat to down approximately 2% sequentially, representing an average rig count of 19-20 rigs for the quarter
  • Average rig margin per day expected to be roughly $8,000-$9,000

Other Estimates for Fiscal 2019

  • Capital expenditures are expected to be approximately $650 to $680 million; roughly 40% expected for super-spec upgrades, and with a larger, more capable FlexRig fleet, 30-35% expected for maintenance and 25-30% expected for continued reactivations and other bulk purchases.
  • General and administrative expenses for fiscal 2019 are expected to remain relatively flat at approximately $200 million.
  • Depreciation is expected to be approximately $590 million, inclusive of abandonment and accelerated depreciation charges estimated at approximately $30 million.

             
Select Items Included in Net Income (or Loss) per Diluted Share

Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2018 net income of $0.02 per diluted share included $(0.17) in after-tax losses comprised of the following:

  • $0.05 of after-tax gains related to the sale of used drilling equipment
  • $0.02 of after-tax income from long-term contract early termination compensation from customers
  • $0.01 of incremental income tax adjustments related to the recognition of the new corporate tax rate under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act(4) in calculating the Company’s deferred income tax liability
  • $(0.09) of after-tax losses from abandonment charges and accelerated depreciation related to the decommissioning of used drilling equipment
  • $(0.16) of after-tax losses related to the impairment of decommissioned rigs and related equipment primarily in international markets as well as other intangible assets

Third Quarter of Fiscal 2018 net loss of $(0.08) per diluted share included $(0.07) in after-tax losses comprised of the following:

  • $0.04 of after-tax income from long-term contract early termination compensation from customers
  • $0.03 of after-tax gains related to the sale of used drilling equipment
  • $(0.01) of incremental income tax adjustments related to the recognition of the new corporate tax rate under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act(4) in calculating the Company’s deferred income tax liability
  • $(0.05) of after-tax losses from abandonment charges related to the decommissioning of used drilling equipment
  • $(0.08) of additional discrete tax items impacting the quarter

Fiscal 2018 net income of $4.37 per diluted share included $4.24 in after-tax gains comprised of the following:

  • $4.56 of incremental income tax adjustments related to the recognition of the new corporate tax rate under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act(4) in calculating the Company’s deferred income tax liability
  • $0.15 of after-tax gains related to the sale of used drilling equipment
  • $0.11 of after-tax income from long-term contract early termination compensation from customers
  • $(0.08) of additional discrete tax items
  • $(0.09) of after-tax losses from discontinued operations primarily related to adjustments resulting from currency devaluation
  • $(0.16) of after-tax losses related to the impairment of decommissioned rigs and related equipment primarily in international markets as well as other intangible assets
  • $(0.25) of after-tax losses from abandonment charges and accelerated depreciation related to the decommissioning of used drilling equipment

Revolving Credit Facility

On November 13, 2018, we entered into a $750 million unsecured revolving credit facility, which will mature on November 13, 2023. The credit facility has a maximum of $75 million available to use as letters of credit and permits aggregate commitments under the facility to be increased by $300 million, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions and the procurement of additional commitments from new or existing lenders. The credit facility is currently guaranteed by Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co., our direct, wholly owned subsidiary (“HPIDC”). The guarantee is subject to release following certain events set forth in the credit agreement.

In connection with entering into the credit facility, we terminated our $300 million unsecured credit facility under the credit agreement dated as of July 13, 2016, with HPIDC, as borrower, and the Company, as guarantor.

Conference Call

A conference call will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with John Lindsay, President and CEO, Mark Smith, Vice President and CFO, and Dave Wilson, Director of Investor Relations to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 results. Dial-in information for the conference call is (877) 876-9176 for domestic callers or (785) 424-1667 for international callers.  The call access code is ‘Helmerich’.  You may also listen to the conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet by logging on to the Company’s website at http://www.hpinc.com and accessing the corresponding link through the Investor Relations section by clicking on “INVESTORS” and then clicking on “Event Calendar” to find the event and the link to the webcast.

About Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

Founded in 1920, Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (H&P) (NYSE: HP) is committed to delivering industry leading levels of drilling productivity and reliability. H&P operates with the highest level of integrity, safety and innovation to deliver superior results for our customers and returns for shareholders. Through its subsidiaries, the Company designs, fabricates and operates high-performance drilling rigs in conventional and unconventional plays around the world.  H&P also develops and implements advanced automation, directional drilling and survey management technologies. H&P’s fleet includes 350 land rigs in the U.S., 32 international land rigs and eight offshore platform rigs. For more information, see H&P online at www.hpinc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and such statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties.  All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding the registrant’s future financial position, operations outlook, business strategy, budgets, projected costs and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements.  For information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s business, please refer to the “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” sections of the Company’s SEC filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.  As a result of these factors, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.’s actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.  We undertake no duty to update or revise our forward-looking statements based on changes in internal estimates, expectations or otherwise, except as required by law.

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Note Regarding Trademarks.  Helmerich & Payne, Inc. owns or has rights to the use of trademarks, service marks and trade names that it uses in conjunction with the operation of its business.  Some of the trademarks that appear in this release or otherwise used by H&P include FlexRig and Family of Solutions, which may be registered or trademarked in the U.S. and other jurisdictions.

(1) See the Selected Statistical & Operational Highlights table(s) for details on the revenues or charges excluded on a per revenue day basis.  The inclusion or exclusion of these amounts results in adjusted revenue, expense, and/or margin per day figures, which are all non-GAAP measures.
(2) The term “super-spec” herein refers to rigs with the following specifications: AC drive, 1,500 hp drawworks, 750,000 lbs. hookload rating, 7,500 psi mud circulating system and multiple-well pad capability.
(3) See the corresponding section of this release for details regarding the select items.
(4) On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law, effective January 1, 2018

Contact:  Dave Wilson, Director of Investor Relations
investor.relations@hpinc.com
(918) 588-5190


 

HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.
Unaudited
(in thousands, except per share data)

                
  Three Months Ended  Year Ended
  September 30 June 30  September 30 September 30
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS 2018  2018  2017  2018  2017 
                
Operating Revenues:               
Contract drilling $ 685,112  $ 637,548  $ 527,018  $ 2,449,051  $ 1,788,758 
Other   11,713    11,324    5,286    38,217    15,983 
  $ 696,825  $ 648,872  $ 532,304  $ 2,487,268  $ 1,804,741 
                
Operating costs and expenses:               
Contract drilling, excluding depreciation and amortization   441,070    438,587    364,596    1,626,387    1,242,605 
Operating expenses applicable to other revenues   8,390    5,924    2,750    26,223    6,712 
Depreciation and amortization   150,281    144,579    153,876    583,802    585,543 
Research and development   5,018    5,479    3,462    18,167    12,047 
Selling, general and administrative   53,347    52,399    40,331    200,619    151,002 
Asset impairment charge   23,128    —    —    23,128    — 
(Gain)/loss on sale of assets   (7,527)   (4,313)   (3,034)   (22,660)   (20,627)
    673,707    642,655    561,981    2,455,666    1,977,282 
                
Operating income (loss) from continuing operations   23,118    6,217    (29,677)   31,602    (172,541)
                
Other income (expense):               
Interest and dividend income   2,337    2,109    1,887    8,017    5,915 
Interest expense   (6,471)   (5,993)   (2,244)   (24,265)   (19,747)
Gain (loss) on investment securities   (1)   28    —    1    — 
Other   51    —    2,125    486    1,775 
    (4,084)   (3,856)   1,768    (15,761)   (12,057)
                
Income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes   19,034    2,361    (27,909)   15,841    (184,598)
Income tax provision (benefit)   16,859    10,535    (6,198)   (477,169)   (56,735)
Income (loss) from continuing operations   2,175    (8,174)   (21,711)   493,010    (127,863)
                
Income from discontinued operations, before income taxes   14,262    8,383    580    23,389    3,285 
Income tax provision   13,984    8,217    1,401    33,727    3,634 
Income (loss) from discontinued operations   278    166    (821)   (10,338)   (349)
                
NET INCOME (LOSS) $ 2,453  $ (8,008) $ (22,532) $ 482,672  $ (128,212)
                
Basic earnings per common share:               
Income (loss) from continuing operations $ 0.02  $ (0.08) $ (0.20) $ 4.49  $ (1.20)
Loss from discontinued operations $ —  $ —  $ (0.01) $ (0.10) $ — 
                
Net income (loss) $ 0.02  $ (0.08) $ (0.21) $ 4.39  $ (1.20)
                
Diluted earnings per common share:               
Income (loss) from continuing operations $ 0.02  $ (0.08) $ (0.20) $ 4.47  $ (1.20)
Loss from discontinued operations $ —  $ —  $ (0.01) $ (0.10) $ — 
                
Net income (loss) $ 0.02  $ (0.08) $ (0.21) $ 4.37  $ (1.20)
                
Weighted average shares outstanding:               
Basic   108,948    108,905    108,588    108,851    108,500 
Diluted   109,397    108,905    108,588    109,387    108,500 


HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.
Unaudited
(in thousands)

       
  September 30 September 30
CONSOLIDATED CONDENSED BALANCE SHEETS 2018 2017
       
ASSETS      
Cash and cash equivalents $ 284,355 $ 521,375
Short-term investments   41,461   44,491
Other current assets   789,734   669,401
Total current assets   1,115,550   1,235,267
Investments   98,696   84,026
Property, plant and equipment, net   4,857,382   5,001,051
Other noncurrent assets   143,239   119,644
       
TOTAL ASSETS $ 6,214,867 $ 6,439,988
       
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY      
Current liabilities $ 377,168 $ 344,385
Long-term debt   493,968   492,902
Other noncurrent liabilities   946,742   1,434,098
Noncurrent liabilities of discontinued operations   14,254   4,012
Total shareholders’ equity   4,382,735   4,164,591
       
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY $ 6,214,867 $ 6,439,988



HELMERICH & PAYNE, INC.
Unaudited
(in thousands)

       
  Year Ended
  September 30
CONSOLIDATED CONDENSED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS 2018  2017 
     As adjusted
OPERATING ACTIVITIES:      
Net income (loss) $ 482,672  $ (128,212)
Adjustment for loss from discontinued operations   10,338    349 
Income (loss) from continuing operations   493,010    (127,863)
Depreciation and amortization   583,802    585,543 
Changes in assets and liabilities   (88,391)   (82,598)
Gain on sale of assets   (22,660)   (20,627)
Asset impairment charge   23,128    — 
Other   (444,189)   7,326 
Net cash provided by operating activities from continuing operations   544,700    361,781 
Net cash used in operating activities from discontinued operations   (169)   (150)
Net cash provided by operating activities   544,531    361,631 
       
INVESTING ACTIVITIES:      
Capital expenditures   (466,584)   (397,567)
Purchase of short-term investments   (71,049)   (69,866)
Payment for acquisition of business, net of cash acquired   (47,886)   (70,416)
Proceeds from sale of short-term investments   68,776    69,449 
Proceeds from asset sales   44,381    23,412 
Net cash used in investing activities   (472,362)   (444,988)
       
FINANCING ACTIVITIES:      
Dividends paid   (308,430)   (305,515)
Proceeds from stock option exercises   6,355    11,285 
Payments for employee taxes on net settlement of equity awards   (7,114)   (6,599)
Net cash used in financing activities   (309,189)   (300,829)
       
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents   (237,020)   (384,186)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period   521,375    905,561 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 284,355  $ 521,375 

 

“As adjusted” – Effective October 1, 2017, we adopted Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-09, Improvements to Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting. The cash flow statement for the twelve months ended September 30, 2017 has been adjusted to reflect changes that were applied retrospectively from that adoption.

                 
  Three Months Ended  Year Ended  
  September 30 June 30  September 30 September 30 
SEGMENT REPORTING 2018  2018 2017  2018  2017  
  (in thousands, except operating statistics) 
U.S. LAND OPERATIONS                
Operating revenues $ 587,244  $ 536,582 $ 439,404  $ 2,068,195  $ 1,439,523  
Direct operating expenses   369,744    362,037   297,978    1,348,533    984,205  
Selling, general and administrative expense   15,365    14,788   13,150    58,157    50,712  
Depreciation   131,901    125,418   132,438    505,112    499,486  
Asset impairment charge   5,695    —   —    5,695    —  
Segment operating income (loss) $ 64,539  $ 34,339 $ (4,162) $ 150,698  $ (94,880) 
                 
Revenue days   21,035    19,917   17,593    77,980    57,120  
Average rig revenue per day $ 24,449  $ 23,698 $ 21,944  $ 23,411  $ 22,607  
Average rig expense per day $ 14,109  $ 14,934 $ 13,905  $ 14,182  $ 14,623  
Average rig margin per day $ 10,340  $ 8,764 $ 8,039  $ 9,229  $ 7,984  
Rig utilization   65   63  55   61   45 %
                 
OFFSHORE OPERATIONS                
Operating revenues $ 38,482  $ 37,669 $ 32,505  $ 142,500  $ 136,263  
Direct operating expenses   26,614    30,146   24,069    101,477    96,593  
Selling, general and administrative expense   1,110    1,126   918    4,507    3,705  
Depreciation   2,588    2,617   2,469    10,392    11,764  
Segment operating income $ 8,170  $ 3,780 $ 5,049  $ 26,124  $ 24,201  
                 
Revenue days   552    574   491    2,036    2,277  
Average rig revenue per day $ 36,424  $ 35,293 $ 34,797  $ 35,331  $ 34,332  
Average rig expense per day $ 24,972  $ 30,607 $ 22,709  $ 26,009  $ 23,172  
Average rig margin per day $ 11,452  $ 4,686 $ 12,088  $ 9,322  $ 11,160  
Rig utilization   75   79  67   70   74 %
                 
INTERNATIONAL LAND OPERATIONS                
Operating revenues $ 59,386  $ 63,297 $ 55,109  $ 238,356  $ 212,972  
Direct operating expenses   45,142    46,810   42,949    177,938    163,486  
Selling, general and administrative expense   699    995   785    3,658    3,088  
Depreciation   10,782    11,160   13,374    46,826    53,622  
Asset impairment charge   10,617    —   —    10,617    —  
Segment operating income (loss) $ (7,854) $ 4,332 $ (1,999) $ (683) $ (7,224) 
                 
Revenue days   1,818    1,762   1,291    6,696    4,951  
Average rig revenue per day $ 30,909  $ 33,941 $ 40,540  $ 33,830  $ 40,979  
Average rig expense per day $ 22,251  $ 23,947 $ 28,154  $ 24,211  $ 29,761  
Average rig margin per day $ 8,658  $ 9,994 $ 12,386  $ 9,620  $ 11,218  
Rig utilization  55   50  37   49   36 %

Operating statistics exclude the effects of offshore platform management contracts and gains and losses from translation of foreign currency transactions and do not include reimbursements of “out-of-pocket” expenses in revenue per day, expense per day and margin calculations.

Reimbursed amounts were as follows:

                
  Three Months Ended  Year Ended
  September 30 June 30  September 30 September 30
  2018 2018 2017 2018 2017
U.S. Land Operations $ 72,965 $ 64,587 $ 53,357 $ 242,617 $ 148,218
Offshore Operations $ 5,925 $ 5,057 $ 5,900 $ 20,279 $ 21,578
International Land Operations $ 3,194 $ 3,492 $ 2,762 $ 11,828 $ 10,074

Segment operating income for all segments is a non-GAAP financial measure of the Company’s performance, as it excludes general and administrative expenses, corporate depreciation, income from asset sales, acquisition related costs, and other corporate income and expense. The Company considers segment operating income to be an important supplemental measure of operating performance for presenting trends in the Company’s core businesses. This measure is used by the Company to facilitate period-to-period comparisons in operating performance of the Company’s reportable segments in the aggregate by eliminating items that affect comparability between periods. The Company believes that segment operating income is useful to investors because it provides a means to evaluate the operating performance of the segments and the Company on an ongoing basis using criteria that are used by our internal decision makers. Additionally, it highlights operating trends and aids analytical comparisons. However, segment operating income has limitations and should not be used as an alternative to operating income or loss, a performance measure determined in accordance with GAAP, as it excludes certain costs that may affect the Company’s operating performance in future periods.

The following table reconciles operating income (loss) per the information above to income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes as reported on the Consolidated Statements of Operations (in thousands).

                
  Three Months Ended  Year Ended
  September 30 June 30  September 30 September 30
  2018  2018  2017  2018  2017 
Operating income (loss)               
U.S. Land $ 64,539  $ 34,339  $ (4,162) $ 150,698  $ (94,880)
Offshore   8,170    3,780    5,049    26,124    24,201 
International Land   (7,854)   4,332    (1,999)   (683)   (7,224)
Other   (14,410)   (5,468)   (3,697)   (27,790)   (9,449)
Segment operating income (loss) $ 50,445  $ 36,983  $ (4,809) $ 148,349  $ (87,352)
Acquisition related costs  175   (1,758)     (8,153)   
Corporate general and administrative   (31,411)   (30,419)   (24,506)   (118,496)   (91,948)
Other depreciation   (4,048)   (3,308)   (3,796)   (14,319)   (15,547)
Inter-segment elimination   430    406    400    1,561    1,679 
Gain on sale of assets   7,527    4,313    3,034    22,660    20,627 
Operating income (loss) $ 23,118  $ 6,217  $ (29,677) $ 31,602  $ (172,541)
                
Other income (expense):               
Interest and dividend income   2,337    2,109    1,887    8,017    5,915 
Interest expense   (6,471)   (5,993)   (2,244)   (24,265)   (19,747)
Gain (loss) on investment securities   (1)   —    —    1    — 
Other   51    28    2,125    486    1,775 
Total other income (expense)   (4,084)   (3,856)   1,768    (15,761)   (12,057)
                
Income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes $ 19,034  $ 2,361  $ (27,909) $ 15,841  $ (184,598)



SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICAL INFORMATION
Unaudited

SELECTED STATISTICAL & OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
(Used to determine adjusted per revenue day statistics, which is a non-GAAP measure)

       
  Three Months Ended
  September 30 June 30 
  2018 2018
  (in dollars per revenue day)
U.S. Land Operations      
Early contract termination revenues $ 128 $ 298
Total impact per revenue day: $ 128 $ 298

U.S. LAND RIG COUNTS & MARKETABLE FLEET STATISTICS

         
  November 15 September 30 June 30  Q4FY18
  2018 2018 2018 Average
U.S. Land Operations        
Term Contract Rigs  148  138  136  134.5
Spot Contract Rigs  90  94  88  94.1
Total Contracted Rigs  238  232  224  228.6
Idle or Other Rigs  112  118  126  121.4
Total Marketable Fleet  350  350  350  350.0

H&P GLOBAL FLEET UNDER TERM CONTRACT STATISTICS
Number of Rigs Already Under Long-Term Contracts(1)

(Estimated Quarterly Average — as of 11/15/18)

               
  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Segment FY19 FY19 FY19 FY19 FY20 FY20 FY20
U.S. Land Operations  140.6  124.3  105.5  83.7  63.8  40.0  32.9
International Land Operations  11.0  11.0  11.0  11.0  10.0  6.2  1.1
Offshore Operations  —  —  —  —  —  —  —
Total  151.6  135.3  116.5  94.7  73.8  46.2  34.0

 

(1) The above term contract coverage excludes long-term contracts for which the Company received early contract termination notifications as of 11/15/18. Given notifications as of 11/15/18, the Company expects to generate approximately $2 million in the first fiscal quarter of 2019 from early terminations corresponding to long-term contracts and related to its U.S. Land segment. All of the above rig contracts have original terms equal to or in excess of six months and include provisions for early termination fees.

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