EX-99.1 2 dex991.htm PRESS RELEASE Press Release

Exhibit 99.1

Contact: Jerry M. Brooks, Chief Financial Officer, (713) 939-7711



HOUSTON May 9, 2008 — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced net income of $25.4 million, or $0.62 per diluted share for the three months ended March 31, 2008, versus net income of $24.1 million, or $0.59 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2007. Total revenues increased approximately 12.5% to $132.4 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 from $117.7 million for the same period in 2007 as the Company continued to experience strong worldwide demand for its products and services. Operating income increased to $34.7 million in the first quarter of 2008 from $32.7 million in the first quarter of 2007.

In addition, the Company announced that its backlog at March 31, 2008 was approximately $438 million, compared to its March 31, 2007 backlog of approximately $345 million. The Company expects its earnings per share for the quarter ending June 30, 2008 to approximate $0.60 to $0.70 per share, excluding any unusual or special charges.

The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program under which the Company can repurchase up to $100 million of its common stock. The repurchase program has no set expiration date. Repurchases under the program will be made through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions or plans, instructions or contracts established under Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The manner, timing and amount of any purchase will be determined by management based on an evaluation of market conditions, stock price and other factors. The program does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular amount of common stock, and may be modified or suspended at any time at the Company’s discretion. Any repurchased shares are expected to be cancelled.

Dril-Quip is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered offshore drilling and production equipment, which is well suited for use in deepwater, harsh environment and severe service applications.

Statements contained herein relating to future operations and financial results that are forward looking statements are based upon certain assumptions and analyses made by the management of the Company in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors. These statements are subject to risks beyond the Company’s control, including, but not limited to, the volatility of oil and natural gas prices and cyclicality of the oil and gas industry, the Company’s international operations, operating risks, and other factors detailed in the Company’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual outcomes may vary materially from those indicated.

Dril-Quip, Inc.

Comparative Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income

(in thousands, except per share amounts)



     Three months ended
March 31,
     2007     2008  


   $ 117,682     $ 132,413  

Cost and expenses:


Cost of sales

     67,750       77,819  

Selling, general and administrative

     12,018       13,618  

Engineering and product development

     5,206       6,264  
     84,974       97,701  

Operating income

     32,708       34,712  

Interest income

     1,765       1,704  

Interest expense

     (97 )     (58 )

Income before income taxes

     34,376       36,358  

Income tax provision

     10,325       10,967  

Net income

   $ 24,051     $ 25,391  

Diluted earnings per share

   $ 0.59     $ 0.62  

Weighted average shares – diluted

     40,933       41,188  

Depreciation and amortization

   $ 3,877     $ 4,076  

Capital expenditures

   $ 4,550     $ 14,034