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|Crown Castle International Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results; Raises 2013 Outlook|
"We had an excellent second quarter, producing AFFO per share of
CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL RESULTS
Total revenue for the second quarter of 2013 increased 26% to
Funds from Operations ("FFO") increased 41% to
Income before income taxes for the second quarter of 2013 was
Adjusted EBITDA in the second quarter of 2013 exceeded the high-end of second quarter Outlook (previously issued on
FINANCING AND INVESTING ACTIVITIES
"We had a terrific quarter exceeding our expectations for site rental gross margin, Adjusted EBITDA and AFFO," stated
During the second quarter of 2013,
Further, during the second quarter of 2013,
Additionally, during the second quarter,
Also during the second quarter,
This Outlook section contains forward-looking statements, and actual results may differ materially. Information regarding potential risks which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements herein is set forth below and in
As reflected in the table below,
The following Outlook is based on current expectations and assumptions and assumes a US dollar to Australian dollar exchange rate of
The following table sets forth
CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS
A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available from
Non-GAAP Financial Measures and Other Calculations
This press release includes presentations of Adjusted EBITDA, Funds from Operations and Adjusted Funds from Operations, which are non-GAAP financial measures. These non-GAAP financial measures are not intended as alternative measures of operating results or cash flow from operations (as determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP")). Each of the amounts included in the calculation of Adjusted EBITDA, FFO, and AFFO are computed in accordance with GAAP, with the exception of: (1) sustaining capital expenditures, which is not defined under GAAP and (2) our adjustment to the income tax provision in calculations of FFO and AFFO.
Our measures of Adjusted EBITDA, FFO and AFFO may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies, including other companies in the tower sector or those reported by REITs. FFO and AFFO presented are not necessarily indicative of the operating results that would have been achieved had we converted to a REIT, nor are they necessarily indicative of future financial position or operating results. Our FFO and AFFO may not be comparable to those reported in accordance with
Adjusted EBITDA, FFO and AFFO are presented as additional information because management believes these measures are useful indicators of the financial performance of our core businesses. In addition, Adjusted EBITDA is a measure of current financial performance used in our debt covenant calculations.
Funds from Operations.
Adjusted Funds from Operations.
Sustaining capital expenditures.
The tables set forth below reconcile these non-GAAP financial measures to comparable GAAP financial measures. The components in these tables may not sum to the total due to rounding.
Cautionary Language Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that are based on our management's current expectations. Such statements include, but are not limited to, plans, projections, Outlook and estimates regarding (i) carrier network strategies, (ii) demand for mobile technology and our sites and services, (iii) new leasing activity and application volume, including the impact on our results and operations which may be derived therefrom, (iv) our investments and the potential benefits which may be derived therefrom, (v) our potential conversion to a REIT, including the timing thereof, (vi) currency exchange rates, (vii) site rental revenues, (viii) site rental cost of operations, (ix) site rental gross margin and services gross margin, (x) Adjusted EBITDA, (xi) interest expense and amortization of deferred financing costs, (xii) FFO, (xiii) AFFO, including on a per share basis, (xiv) net income (loss), including on a per share basis, (xv) prepaid rents, (xvi) our common shares outstanding, including on a diluted basis and (xvii) the utility of certain financial measures in analyzing our results.
Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including but not limited to prevailing market conditions and the following:
Should one or more of these or other risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expected. More information about potential risk factors which could affect our results is included in our filings with the