St. Louis / MO. (pfh) Post Holdings Inc. provided certain preliminary unaudited selected financial data for the full fiscal year 2013. The data consist of estimates derived from Post´s internal books and records and have been prepared by and are the responsibility of Post´s management. The estimates are subject to the completion of financial closing procedures, final adjustments and other developments that may arise between now and the time the financial results are finalized. Therefore, actual results may differ materially from these estimates. In addition, preliminary results for fiscal 2013 are not necessarily indicative of operating results for any future period.
The following are preliminary estimates for the Company´s fiscal year ended September 30, 2013: Net sales of approximately 1’030 million USD to 1’040 million USD; and Adjusted Ebitda of approximately 215 million USD to 220 million USD.
A range for the preliminary unaudited estimates of net sales and Adjusted Ebitda are provided because the financial closing procedures for fiscal 2013 are not yet complete. The above estimates include approximately one month of financial results from the Company´s acquisition of «Premier Nutrition Corporation» in September 2013. All of these preliminary estimates are subject to change. The final reported results may not be within the ranges currently estimated and the difference may be material.
In addition, Post´s preliminary unaudited estimates for fiscal 2013 provided in this release have been prepared by Post´s management only based upon information available to it as of the date hereof and have not been prepared with a view toward compliance with published guidelines of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the guidelines of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for the preparation or presentation of financial information.