407 International Reports Third Quarter Results

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - 407 International Inc. (the "Company") announced today revenues of $277.6 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared to $245.7 million for the same period of 2014. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA"1) totalled $236.8 million for the third quarter of 2015 as compared with $211.3 million for same period of 2014. The Company reported net income of $97.9 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared with net income of $80.9 million for the same period of 2014.

The Board of Directors declared an eligible dividend of $0.242 per common share, payable on or about October 22, 2015 to shareholders of record on October 22, 2015.

The results announced today reflect a record third quarter for 407 ETR, both for total trips taken and for total vehicle kilometres travelled ("VKT") on the highway, showing the continued confidence drivers have in the "fast, safe and reliable" value proposition the highway delivers by saving drivers time and money.  In addition, 407 ETR set another new one-day record on Friday, September 25, 2015, when 460,458 trips were taken on the highway (the average number of workday trips in the third quarter was 419,392). This beat the previous one-day traffic record set in June of 2015.

407 International Inc. is owned by Cintra Global Holding Limited, 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' methods, and may not be comparable to measures used by other companies. EBITDA less depreciation and amortization, interest and other expenses and deferred income tax expense, results in net income.

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

Highlights
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Three-month period


Nine-month period




ended September 30


ended September 30




2015


2014


2015


2014





























Selected Financial Information (in millions)














Revenues


$

277.6


$

245.7


$

748.8


$

659.5
















Operating expenses



40.8



34.4



113.6



102.7


Depreciation and amortization



22.2



18.4



64.3



51.1


Interest and other expenses



80.3



82.8



245.6



286.3


Income before tax



134.3



110.1



325.3



219.4


Deferred income tax expense



36.4



29.2



88.1



57.8


Net income


$

97.9


$

80.9


$

237.2


$

161.6

























































Traffic














Total trips (in thousands)



32,319



31,382



90,403



87,945


Average revenue per trip



$8.43



$7.80



$8.08



$7.48


Average workday number of trips



419,392



409,806



398,553



389,417


Total vehicle kilometres (in thousands)



703,852



675,668



1,882,003



1,820,860


Number of transponders in circulation















at September 30



1,256,930



1,197,919



1,256,930



1,197,919

 

SOURCE 407 International Inc.

For further information: Investors: Geoffrey Liang, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: 905-265-4070; Media: Kevin Sack, Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Government Relations, Tel: 905-264-5374


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