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LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$BYD–Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.

Keith Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Gaming, said: “This quarter was another solid performance by our Company, as we achieved third-quarter EBITDAR that was second only to last year’s record quarterly performance. These results were driven by our continued focus on core customers and sustained efficiencies throughout our business, as our operating model is successfully meeting today’s challenges and delivering consistent results. Our strong operating performance is producing robust free cash flow, allowing us to return nearly $500 million in capital to our shareholders so far this year. Overall, we are encouraged by the resiliency of our business, and remain confident in our strategy and our ability to deliver consistent results in the current economic environment.”

Boyd Gaming reported third-quarter 2022 revenues of $877.3 million, increasing from $843.1 million in the third quarter of 2021. The Company reported net income of $157.0 million, or $1.46 per share, for the third quarter of 2022, compared to $138.2 million, or $1.21 per share, for the year-ago period.

Total Adjusted EBITDAR(1) was $337.7 million in the third quarter of 2022, compared to $340.7 million in the third quarter of 2021. Adjusted Earnings(1) for the third quarter of 2022 were $159.2 million, or $1.48 per share, compared to $149.0 million, or $1.30 per share, for the same period in 2021.

(1)

 

See footnotes at the end of the release for additional information relative to non-GAAP financial measures.

Operations Review

In the Las Vegas Locals segment, revenue trends remained consistent with recent quarters as play from core customers continued to grow. EBITDAR for the segment remained well above pre-pandemic levels, rising nearly 75% over the third quarter of 2019 and trailing only last year’s record third quarter. Midwest & South segment results include management fees from Sky River Casino, which opened in August 2022, and contributions from the Company’s online sports-betting partnerships. Excluding these items, on a property-level basis the Midwest & South segment grew revenues slightly year-over-year while EBITDAR nearly matched last year’s record third-quarter results. When compared to the third quarter of 2019, property-level EBITDAR grew 37% in the Midwest & South segment. The Downtown Las Vegas segment delivered record third-quarter EBITDAR and margins, with EBITDAR increasing 49% over the third quarter of 2019. Segment results benefited from strong performance from the Company’s Hawaiian customers, as well as the reopening of Main Street Station in September 2021.

Additional Company Updates

Boyd Gaming opened Sky River Casino near Sacramento, California on August 15, 2022. The Company has a seven-year management agreement to operate Sky River on behalf of the Wilton Rancheria Tribe. Management fees from Sky River are reported within the Company’s Midwest & South segment.

The Company continues to make progress toward completing its previously announced acquisition of Pala Interactive for cash consideration of $170 million, and anticipates it will close the acquisition in the next several weeks.

Dividend and Share Repurchase Program Update

Boyd Gaming paid a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on October 15, 2022, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2022.

As part of its recurring share repurchase program, the Company repurchased approximately $135 million in stock during the third quarter of 2022. As of September 30, 2022, the Company had approximately $346 million remaining under current share repurchase authorizations.

Balance Sheet Statistics

As of September 30, 2022, Boyd Gaming had cash on hand of $252.3 million, and total debt of $2.91 billion.

Conference Call Information

Boyd Gaming will host a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2022 results today, October 25, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is (844) 200-6205, or (833) 950-0062 for Canadian callers and +1 (929) 526-1599 for international callers. The conference call passcode is 589824. Please join up to 15 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior to the start of the call.

The conference call will also be available live on the Internet at https://investors.boydgaming.com, or https://events.q4inc.com/attendee/562935205.

A replay will be available by dialing (866) 813-9403 (Canada (226) 828-7578, international +44 204 525 0658) on Tuesday, October 25 after the conclusion of the call, and continuing through Tuesday, November 1. The conference number for the replay is 968187. The replay will also be available at https://investors.boydgaming.com.

BOYD GAMING CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

Nine Months Ended

 

 

September 30,

 

September 30,

(In thousands, except per share data)

2022

 

2021

 

2022

 

2021

Revenues
Gaming

$

667,975

 

$

674,227

 

$

2,020,854

 

$

2,019,615

 

Food & beverage

 

67,792

 

 

61,101

 

 

201,834

 

 

162,641

 

Room

 

46,672

 

 

44,317

 

 

138,985

 

 

109,384

 

Other

 

94,824

 

 

63,415

 

 

270,783

 

 

198,329

 

Total revenues

 

877,263

 

 

843,060

 

 

2,632,456

 

 

2,489,969

 

Operating costs and expenses
Gaming

 

251,814

 

 

249,685

 

 

756,356

 

 

741,176

 

Food & beverage

 

58,502

 

 

50,659

 

 

169,892

 

 

136,391

 

Room

 

17,783

 

 

15,074

 

 

51,058

 

 

41,413

 

Other

 

57,197

 

 

41,644

 

 

174,699

 

 

128,038

 

Selling, general and administrative

 

92,950

 

 

91,159

 

 

280,659

 

 

271,639

 

Master lease rent expense (a)

 

26,828

 

 

26,306

 

 

79,788

 

 

78,396

 

Maintenance and utilities

 

40,789

 

 

35,868

 

 

108,196

 

 

95,256

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

64,956

 

 

67,586

 

 

194,191

 

 

199,332

 

Corporate expense

 

26,375

 

 

28,264

 

 

90,251

 

 

86,295

 

Project development, preopening and writedowns

 

9,645

 

 

10,646

 

 

528

 

 

13,515

 

Impairment of assets

 

5,575

 

 

 

 

5,575

 

 

 

Other operating items, net

 

(12,610

)

 

3,023

 

 

(12,324

)

 

15,295

 

Total operating costs and expenses

 

639,804

 

 

619,914

 

 

1,898,869

 

 

1,806,746

 

Operating income

 

237,459

 

 

223,146

 

 

733,587

 

 

683,223

 

Other expense (income)
Interest income

 

(2,073

)

 

(442

)

 

(2,976

)

 

(1,406

)

Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized

 

36,001

 

 

45,171

 

 

110,125

 

 

158,192

 

Loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt

 

 

 

42

 

 

19,809

 

 

65,517

 

Other, net

 

170

 

 

119

 

 

3,667

 

 

2,288

 

Total other expense, net

 

34,098

 

 

44,890

 

 

130,625

 

 

224,591

 

Income before income taxes

 

203,361

 

 

178,256

 

 

602,962

 

 

458,632

 

Income tax provision

 

(46,359

)

 

(40,082

)

 

(136,269

)

 

(104,568

)

Net income

$

157,002

 

$

138,174

 

$

466,693

 

$

354,064

 

 
Basic net income per common share

$

1.46

 

$

1.21

 

$

4.24

 

$

3.11

 

Weighted average basic shares outstanding

 

107,743

 

 

114,095

 

 

110,002

 

 

113,835

 

 
Diluted net income per common share

$

1.46

 

$

1.21

 

$

4.24

 

$

3.10

 

Weighted average diluted shares outstanding

 

107,840

 

 

114,284

 

 

110,135

 

 

114,099

 

____________________
(a) Rent expense incurred by those properties subject to a master lease with a real estate investment trust.

BOYD GAMING CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to Net Income

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

 

September 30,

September 30,

(In thousands)

2022

2021

2022

2021

Total Revenues by Reportable Segment
Las Vegas Locals

$

225,791

 

$

231,264

 

$

689,814

 

$

649,782

 

Downtown Las Vegas

 

49,507

 

 

42,137

 

 

152,890

 

 

102,350

 

Midwest & South

 

601,965

 

 

569,659

 

 

1,789,752

 

 

1,737,837

 

Total revenues

$

877,263

 

$

843,060

 

$

2,632,456

 

$

2,489,969

 

 
Adjusted EBITDAR by Reportable Segment
Las Vegas Locals

$

111,733

 

$

125,360

 

$

355,762

 

$

349,572

 

Downtown Las Vegas

 

17,704

 

 

13,222

 

 

58,216

 

 

31,083

 

Midwest & South

 

230,195

 

 

222,058

 

 

682,725

 

 

700,199

 

Property Adjusted EBITDAR

 

359,632

 

 

360,640

 

 

1,096,703

 

 

1,080,854

 

Corporate expense, net of share-based compensation expense (a)

 

(21,934

)

 

(19,943

)

 

(66,296

)

 

(62,165

)

Adjusted EBITDAR

 

337,698

 

 

340,697

 

 

1,030,407

 

 

1,018,689

 

Master lease rent expense (b)

 

(26,828

)

 

(26,306

)

 

(79,788

)

 

(78,396

)

Adjusted EBITDA

 

310,870

 

 

314,391

 

 

950,619

 

 

940,293

 

 
Other operating costs and expenses
Deferred rent

 

192

 

 

207

 

 

576

 

 

621

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

64,956

 

 

67,586

 

 

194,191

 

 

199,332

 

Share-based compensation expense

 

5,653

 

 

9,783

 

 

28,486

 

 

28,307

 

Project development, preopening and writedowns

 

9,645

 

 

10,646

 

 

528

 

 

13,515

 

Impairment of assets

 

5,575

 

 

 

 

5,575

 

 

 

Other operating items, net

 

(12,610

)

 

3,023

 

 

(12,324

)

 

15,295

 

Total other operating costs and expenses

 

73,411

 

 

91,245

 

 

217,032

 

 

257,070

 

Operating income

 

237,459

 

 

223,146

 

 

733,587

 

 

683,223

 

Other expense (income)
Interest income

 

(2,073

)

 

(442

)

 

(2,976

)

 

(1,406

)

Interest expense, net of amounts capitalized

 

36,001

 

 

45,171

 

 

110,125

 

 

158,192

 

Loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt

 

 

 

42

 

 

19,809

 

 

65,517

 

Other, net

 

170

 

 

119

 

 

3,667

 

 

2,288

 

Total other expense, net

 

34,098

 

 

44,890

 

 

130,625

 

 

224,591

 

Income before income taxes

 

203,361

 

 

178,256

 

 

602,962

 

 

458,632

 

Income tax provision

 

(46,359

)

 

(40,082

)

 

(136,269

)

 

(104,568

)

Net income

$

157,002

 

$

138,174

 

$

466,693

 

$

354,064

 

____________________
(a) Reconciliation of corporate expense:
 

Three Months Ended

 

Nine Months Ended

September 30,

 

September 30,

(In thousands)

2022

 

2021

 

2022

 

2021

Corporate expense as reported on Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

$

26,375

 

$

28,264

 

$

90,251

 

$

86,295

 

Corporate share-based compensation expense

 

(4,441

)

 

(8,321

)

 

(23,955

)

 

(24,130

)

Corporate expense, net, as reported on the above table

$

21,934

 

$

19,943

 

$

66,296

 

$

62,165

 

 
(b) Rent expense incurred by those properties subject to a master lease with a real estate investment trust.
 

BOYD GAMING CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Reconciliations of Net Income to Adjusted Earnings

and Net Income Per Share to Adjusted Earnings Per Share

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

Nine Months Ended

 

 

September 30,

 

September 30,

(In thousands, except per share data)

2022

 

2021

 

2022

 

2021

Net income

$

157,002

 

$

138,174

 

$

466,693

 

$

354,064

 

Pretax adjustments:
Project development, preopening and writedowns

 

9,645

 

 

10,646

 

 

528

 

 

13,515

 

Impairment of assets

 

5,575

 

 

 

 

5,575

 

 

 

Other operating items, net

 

(12,610

)

 

3,023

 

 

(12,324

)

 

15,295

 

Loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt

 

 

 

42

 

 

19,809

 

 

65,517

 

Other, net

 

170

 

 

119

 

 

3,667

 

 

2,288

 

Total adjustments

 

2,780

 

 

13,830

 

 

17,255

 

 

96,615

 

 
Income tax effect for above adjustments

 

(616

)

 

(2,992

)

 

(3,712

)

 

(20,843

)

Adjusted earnings

$

159,166

 

$

149,012

 

$

480,236

 

$

429,836

 

 
Net income per share, diluted

$

1.46

 

$

1.21

 

$

4.24

 

$

3.10

 

Pretax adjustments:
Project development, preopening and writedowns

 

0.09

 

 

0.09

 

 

 

 

0.12

 

Impairment of assets

 

0.05

 

 

 

 

0.05

 

 

 

Other operating items, net

 

(0.11

)

 

0.03

 

 

(0.11

)

 

0.13

 

Loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt

 

 

 

 

 

0.18

 

 

0.58

 

Other, net

 

 

 

 

 

0.03

 

 

0.02

 

Total adjustments

 

0.03

 

 

0.12

 

 

0.15

 

 

0.85

 

 
Income tax effect for above adjustments

 

(0.01

)

 

(0.03

)

 

(0.03

)

 

(0.18

)

Adjusted earnings per share, diluted

$

1.48

 

$

1.30

 

$

4.36

 

$

3.77

 

 
Weighted average diluted shares outstanding

 

107,840

 

 

114,284

 

 

110,135

 

 

114,099

 

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Our financial presentations include the following non-GAAP financial measures:

  • EBITDA: earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization,
  • Adjusted EBITDA: EBITDA adjusted for deferred rent, share-based compensation expense, project development, preopening and writedown expenses, impairments of assets, other operating items, net, gain or loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt and other items, net,
  • EBITDAR: EBITDA further adjusted for rent expense associated with master leases with a real estate investment trust,
  • Adjusted EBITDAR: Adjusted EBITDA further adjusted for rent expense associated with master leases with a real estate investment trust,
  • Adjusted Earnings: net income before project development, preopening and writedown expenses, impairments of assets, other operating items, net, gain or loss on early extinguishments and modifications of debt, and other non-recurring adjustments, net, and,
  • Adjusted Earnings Per Share (Adjusted EPS): Adjusted Earnings divided by weighted average diluted shares outstanding.

Collectively, we refer to these and other non-GAAP financial measures as the “Non-GAAP Measures”.

The Non-GAAP Measures are commonly used measures of performance in our industry that we believe, when considered with measures calculated in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP), provide our investors with a more complete understanding of our operating results and facilitates comparisons between us and our competitors. We provide this information to investors to enable them to perform comparisons of our past, present and future operating results and as a means to evaluate the results of core on-going operations. We have historically reported these measures to our investors and believe that the continued inclusion of the Non-GAAP Measures provides consistency in our financial reporting. We also believe this information is useful to investors in allowing greater transparency related to significant measures used by our management in their financial and operational decision-making, their evaluation of total company and individual property performance, in the evaluation of incentive compensation and in the annual budget process. Management also uses Non-GAAP Measures in the evaluation of potential acquisitions and dispositions. We believe these measures continue to be used by investors in their assessment of our operating performance and the valuation of our company.

The use of Non-GAAP Measures has certain limitations. Our presentation of the Non-GAAP Measures may be different from the presentation used by other companies and therefore comparability may be limited. While excluded from certain of the Non-GAAP Measures, depreciation and amortization expense, interest expense, income taxes and other items have been and will be incurred. Each of these items should also be considered in the overall evaluation of our results. Additionally, the Non-GAAP Measures do not consider capital expenditures and other investing activities and should not be considered as a measure of our liquidity. We compensate for these limitations by providing the relevant disclosure of our depreciation and amortization, interest and income taxes, capital expenditures and other items both in our reconciliations to the historical GAAP financial measures and in our consolidated financial statements, all of which should be considered when evaluating our performance. We do not provide a reconciliation of forward-looking Non-GAAP Measures to the corresponding forward-looking GAAP measure due to our inability to project special charges and certain expenses.

The Non-GAAP Measures are to be used in addition to and in conjunction with results presented in accordance with GAAP. The Non-GAAP Measures should not be considered as an alternative to net income, operating income, or any other operating performance measure prescribed by GAAP, nor should these measures be relied upon to the exclusion of GAAP financial measures. The Non-GAAP Measures reflect additional ways of viewing our operations that we believe, when viewed with our GAAP results and the reconciliations to the corresponding historical GAAP financial measures, provide a more complete understanding of factors and trends affecting our business than could be obtained absent this disclosure. Management strongly encourages investors to review our financial information in its entirety and not to rely on a single financial measure.

Forward-looking Statements and Company Information

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements contain words such as “may,” “will,” “might,” “expect,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “could,” “would,” “estimate,” “continue,” “pursue,” or the negative thereof or comparable terminology, and may include (without limitation) information regarding the Company’s expectations, goals or intentions regarding future performance. In addition, forward-looking statements in this press release, as well as in our earnings conference call remarks, include statements regarding continued growth in visitation and spending among the Company’s core customers, the Company’s views that it will be able to drive continued revenue and EBITDAR growth throughout its business, the impacts of COVID-19 on the Company, the Company’s operating strategy, the Company’s confidence in its long-term growth trajectory, and the Company’s plans with respect to share repurchases and returning capital to shareholders. Forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those discussed in any such statement. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to: the ongoing uncertainty about COVID-19, its duration and impact, the extent of consumer demand, potential negative effects on the Company’s workforce, suppliers, contractors and other partners, as well as the impact on the customer experience of necessary health and safety measures implemented at the direction of state and local governments and gaming regulators. Risks also include fluctuations in the Company’s operating results; the political climate and its effects on consumer spending and its impact on the travel industry; the state of the economy and its effect on consumer spending; the impact and effects of the local economies in the markets where the Company operates; the receipt of legislative, and other state, federal and local approvals for the Company’s development projects; developments in legalization of online gaming, the Company’s ability to operate online gaming profitably, or otherwise; consumer reaction to fluctuations in the stock market and economic factors; the effects of events adversely impacting the economy or the regions from which the Company draws a significant percentage of its customers; competition; litigation; financial community and rating agency perceptions of the Company; changes in laws and regulations, weather, regulation, economic, credit and capital market conditions; and the effects of war, terrorist or similar activity. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” and in other sections of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and in the Company’s other current and periodic reports filed from time to time with the SEC. All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof, based on information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

About Boyd Gaming

Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states, and manager of a tribal casino in northern California. The Company is also a strategic partner and 5% equity owner of FanDuel Group, the nation’s leading sports-betting operator. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. Through a long-standing company philosophy called Caring the Boyd Way, Boyd Gaming is committed to advancing Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives that positively impact the Company’s stakeholders and communities. For additional Company information and press releases, visit https://investors.boydgaming.com.

Contacts

Financial Contact:

Josh Hirsberg

(702) 792-7234

joshhirsberg@boydgaming.com

Media Contact:

David Strow

(702) 792-7386

davidstrow@boydgaming.com