NIKE, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2019 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 27, 2019--
NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year ended May 31, 2019.
Fourth quarter revenue increased to $10.2 billion, up 4 percent on a reported basis and up 10 percent on a currency-neutral basis*. Full year revenue rose to $39.1 billion, up 7 percent on a reported basis and up 11 percent on a currency-neutral basis, as strategic investments in innovation and digital drove global consumer demand led by NIKE Direct in both periods.
“FY19 was a pivotal year for NIKE as we continue to bring our Consumer Direct Offense to life throughout the marketplace,” said Mark Parker, Chairman, President and CEO, NIKE, Inc. “Our distinctive innovation and digital advantage led to accelerated growth across our complete portfolio, while our Brand fueled deeper relationships with consumers around the globe.”**
Diluted earnings per share in the fourth quarter was $0.62 driven by revenue growth, strong gross margin expansion, and a lower average share count, partially offset by higher selling and administrative expense and a higher tax rate. Diluted earnings per share for the full year was $2.49.
“Reflecting on our FY19 performance, it is clear that growth is paramount at NIKE, and that our strong growth is being driven by strategic transformation,” said Andy Campion, Executive Vice President and CFO, NIKE, Inc. “Amid foreign exchange volatility, our double-digit currency-neutral revenue growth and expanding ROIC showcase NIKE’s unrivaled ability to create extraordinary value for consumers and shareholders over the long term.”**
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During the fourth quarter, NIKE, Inc. repurchased 10.6 million shares for approximately $897 million as part of the four-year, $15 billion program approved by the Board of Directors in June 2018. As of May 31, 2019, a total of 11.6 million had been repurchased under this program for approximately $986 million.
In fiscal 2019, NIKE, Inc. repurchased a total of 54.3 million shares for approximately $4.3 billion under the above mentioned $15 billion program currently in use as well as the previous $12 billion program approved by the Board of Directors in November 2015.
NIKE, Inc. management will host a conference call beginning at approximately 2:00 p.m. PT on June 27, 2019, to review fiscal fourth quarter and full year results. The conference call will be broadcast live via webcast and can be accessed at http://investors.nike.com. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, an archived version will be available at the same location through 9:00 p.m. PT, July 11, 2019.
About NIKE, Inc.
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, NIKE, Inc.’s earnings releases and other financial information are available on the Internet at http://investors.nike.com. Individuals can also visit http://news.nike.com and follow @NIKE.
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