For Immediate Release
February 6, 2018
Cummins Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
Fourth quarter revenues of $5.5 billion, EBIT of 11.3 percent of sales
GAAP1 Net Loss of $274 million, Diluted EPS Loss of $1.65
Full year revenues of $20.4 billion, EBIT of 12.0 percent of sales
GAAP Net Income of $999 million, Diluted EPS of $5.97
Fourth quarter and full year Diluted EPS negatively impacted by $4.68 and $4.65 as a result of charges related to the recently enacted U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
The company expects full year 2018 revenues to be up 4 to 8 percent, EBITDA expected to be in the range of 15.8 to 16.2 percent
COLUMBUS, IND. - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today reported results for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Fourth quarter revenues of $5.5 billion increased 22 percent from the same quarter in 2016. Strong demand for trucks, construction and mining equipment drove the majority of the revenue increase. Sales in North America and international markets both increased by 22 percent.
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) in the fourth quarter were $620 million, or 11.3 percent of sales, up from $526 million or 11.7 percent of sales a year ago. EBIT was negatively impacted by $39 million as a result
of charges incurred by unconsolidated joint ventures related to U.S. tax reform. Excluding the impact of tax reform, EBIT for the fourth quarter of 2017 was $659 million or 12.0 percent of sales.
Net income attributable to Cummins in the fourth quarter was a net loss of $274 million (a loss of $1.65 per diluted share), compared to net income of $378 million ($2.25 per diluted share). Fourth quarter net income included $777 million in one-time charges related to tax reform. Excluding the tax reform impact,