- Establishes 2027 financial targets2 including 5%+ revenue CAGR targeting $5.0 billion, with 14-16% adjusted operating margins and $4+ per share of adjusted EPS
- Reaffirms 2023 full year guidance range and provides a preliminary 2024 financial outlook2 comprised of mid-single digit revenue growth, low double digit full-year adjusted operating margins and expected year-over-year adjusted EPS growth of 20-25%
- Presentations to highlight company’s progress on 3D growth strategy and innovation roadmap
Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, will host its 2023 Analyst Day today in New York City beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Scott Rowe, president and chief executive officer of Flowserve, and several members of the executive leadership team, will update the financial community through a series of presentations highlighting the company’s 3D growth strategy, innovation roadmap and new technology initiatives aimed at driving accelerated growth and shareholder value creation.
“Flowserve has demonstrated positive momentum over the last several quarters and we are excited to update shareholders on our plans to deliver profitable growth over the next several years,” commented Mr. Rowe. “Our 3D growth strategy is delivering results, and the fundamentals of our business are robust. This includes strength across our large and growing traditional end-markets, rapidly expanding new energy opportunities, year-to-date margin expansion, and the benefits we are gaining from our new operating model. These factors position Flowserve well for an expected multi-year growth cycle, delivery of increased revenues and solid earnings growth.”
Reaffirmed 2023 Guidance
Flowserve is reaffirming its revenue and adjusted EPS guidance metrics for 2023, revised on August 1, 2023, as shown in the table below:
Reaffirmed Target Range
Up 16.0% to 18.0%
Reported Earnings Per Share
$1.40 - $1.65
Adjusted Earnings Per Share1
$1.85 - $2.00
Net Interest Expense
Adjusted Tax Rate
$75 - $85 million
The outlook excludes any contribution from the previously announced pending acquisition of Velan Inc. Additionally, Flowserve’s 2023 Adjusted EPS target range also excludes expected adjusted items including identified realignment charges of approximately $40 million, as well as the potential impact of below-the-line foreign currency effects and certain other discrete items which may arise during the course of the year, including the potential for additional realignment expense.
Preliminary Full Year 2024 Outlook2
The company today is providing a preliminary 2024 outlook, with official guidance expected to be initiated in February 2024, including expectations for:
- Mid-single digit percentage revenue increase year-over-year
- Low-double digit full-year adjusted operating margins, up ~100 basis points year-over-year, and
- Adjusted EPS growth of over 20-25% year-over-year
2027 Financial Targets2
Additionally, the company is introducing its 2027 financial targets, which include expectations for:
- Revenue of over $5.0 billion
- Adjusted operating margins rising to between 14%-16%
- Adjusted EPS over $4.00
1 Adjusted 2023 EPS excludes identified realignment expenses, the impact from other specific discrete items (including planned Velan acquisition) and below-the-line foreign currency effects and utilizes current FX rates and approximately 131.8 million fully diluted shares.
2 Figures exclude any impact from potential acquisitions or foreign exchange rates. Adjusted Operating Margin and Adjusted EPS are Non-GAAP figures. Please see historical reconciliations of GAAP to Adjusted figures and key assumptions available in the appendix of the 2023 Analyst Day presentation.
Accessing Flowserve’s 2023 Analyst Day webcast and materials
Flowserve will post its Analyst Day presentation to its website before the presentation begins this morning. Additionally, shareholders and other interested parties can register for the live webcast, which can be accessed at www.flowserve.com under the “Investor Relations” section or through this link.
Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 50 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s Web site at www.flowserve.com.
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