407 International Reports 2011 Results

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - 407 International Inc. (the "Company") announced today revenues of $675.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2011, compared to $624.3 million for the same period of 2010.  Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA"1) totalled $553.8 million for 2011 as compared with $500.1 million for same period of 2010. The Company reported net income of $128.3 million for 2011, compared with net income of $77.0 million for the same period of 2010.

The Board of Directors declared an eligible dividend of $0.113 per common share, payable on or about February 15, 2012 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2012.

407 International Inc. is owned by Cintra Infraestructuras S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferrovial S. A. (43.23%), by indirectly owned subsidiaries of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (total 40%), and by SNC-Lavalin (16.77%).

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1 EBITDA is not a recognized measure under International Financial Reporting Standards and investors are cautioned that EBITDA should not be construed as an alternative to net income or cash from operating activities as an indicator of the Company's performance or cash flows.  The Company's method of calculating EBITDA may differ from other companies' and may not be comparable to measures used by other companies.  EBITDA less Depreciation and amortization, Interest and other expenses, net and Deferred income tax expense, results in Net income.

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      Three month period ended   Year ended
      December 31   December 31
      2011   2010   2011   2010
                   
                   
Selected Financial Information (in millions)              
  Revenues    $ 172.8    $ 158.3    $ 675.0    $ 624.3
                   
  Operating expenses   34.6   40.7   121.2   124.2
  Depreciation and amortization   14.8   15.2   58.4   56.9
  Interest and other expenses, net   102.6   97.3   325.5   327.5
  Income before tax   20.8   5.1   169.9   115.7
  Deferred income tax expense   3.6   3.2   41.6   38.7
  Net income    $ 17.2    $ 1.9    $ 128.3    $ 77.0
                   
                   
                   
                   
Traffic                
  Total trips (in thousands)   29,317   29,192   114,654   114,691
  Average revenue per trip   $ 5.89   $ 5.42   $ 5.89   $ 5.44
  Average workday number of trips   388,714   383,689   381,463   380,679
  Total vehicle kilometres (in thousands) 590,845   593,027   2,325,516   2,336,401
  Number of transponders in circulation                
  at December 31   1,076,013   1,022,466   1,076,013   1,022,466

 


SOURCE 407 International Inc.

For further information:

Investors:
Louis-M. St-Maurice
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: 905-265-4070

Media:
Kevin Sack
Vice President
Communications and Government Relations
Tel: 905-264-5374

News releases are available at www.407etr.com.


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