Q2FY14 Earnings Guidance 9-27-13
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 27, 2013
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
Attached is Exhibit 99.1, AZZ incorporated's Press Release reporting the Company's unaudited earnings and other selected financial information for the three and six month periods ended August 31, 2013, dated September 27, 2013.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
Attached is Exhibit 99.2, Unaudited Financial and Other Statistical Information, for the three month and six month periods ended August 31, 2013 and Guidance for Fiscal Year 2014, which compiles AZZ incorporated's unaudited financial and other statistical information for the three and six month periods ended August 31, 2013 and provides forward looking guidance for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2014. The guidance for the fiscal year to end February 28, 2014, consists of either a projected range or management's estimate of most likely results. These projections involve risk and uncertainties, the outcome of which cannot be foreseen at this time and, therefore, actual results will vary from these forecasts. We undertake no obligation to affirm, publicly or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of information, future events or otherwise.
ITEM 9.01 EXHIBITS
The following exhibits are filed as part of this report.
AZZ incorporated's Press Release reporting the Company's unaudited earnings and other selected financial information for the three and six month periods ended August 31, 2013, dated September 27, 2013.
Unaudited Financial and Other Statistical Information for the three and six month periods ended August 31, 2013, and Guidance for Fiscal Year 2014.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Certain statements herein about our expectations of future events or results constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as, “may,” “should,” “expects,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Such forward-looking statements are based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and management's views and assumptions regarding future events. Such forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain, and investors must recognize that actual results may differ from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. This Current Report on Form 8-K may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, changes in customer demand and response to products and services offered by AZZ and its affiliates and by Seller, including demand by the electrical power generation markets, electrical transmission and distribution markets, the nuclear power generation markets, the industrial markets, and the hot dip galvanizing markets; prices and raw material cost, including zinc and natural gas which are used
in the hot dip galvanizing process; changes in the economic conditions of the various markets that AZZ and its affiliates and/or Seller serve, foreign and domestic, customer request delays of shipments, acquisition opportunities, currency exchange rates, adequacy of financing, and availability of experienced management employees to implement AZZ's growth strategy. AZZ has provided additional information regarding risks associated with the business in AZZ's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2013 and other filings with the SEC, available for viewing on AZZ's website at www.azz.com and on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. You are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements herein and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. These statements are based on information as of the date hereof and AZZ assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
By: /s/ Dana Perry
Senior Vice President Finance
Chief Financial Officer