Yum China Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
07/28/2022 at 4:30 PM EDT

Delivered $81 million Operating Profit. Extraordinary efforts partly mitigated impact from profound COVID-related disruptions
Sales recovery remains gradual and uneven as COVID outbreaks persist
Full year net new store target unchanged, powered by healthy new store performance

SHANGHAI, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China") (NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987) today reported unaudited results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022.

Impact of COVID Outbreak and Mitigation Efforts 

The most severe COVID outbreaks to date in China continued to significantly affect the restaurant industry and our operations in the second quarter. According to government statistics, the restaurant industry in China experienced a revenue decline of approximately 16% year over year in the quarter.

  • Nationwide, regional COVID outbreaks impacted large portions of the country. During peak outbreak periods, hundreds of millions of people were in some type of lockdown.
  • During April and May, over 2,500 of our stores in China, on average, were either temporarily closed or offered only takeaway and delivery services. Of these stores, approximately 45% were temporarily closed. Same-store sales declined by more than 20% year over year.
  • Shanghai was in city-wide lockdown throughout April and May. During this period, only approximately 30% of our stores in Shanghai were open and able to offer limited services. Closed stores gradually re-opened in June with dine-in services resuming at reduced capacity in late June.
  • Beijing tightened COVID control measures in May, including partial lockdowns and suspension of restaurant dine-in services. Dine-in services at reduced capacity subsequently resumed in early June.
  • In June, COVID-related restrictive measures began to ease across the country. The number of stores temporarily closed or offering only takeaway and delivery services reduced to approximately 800 by the end of the month. Sales performance improved sequentially with same-store sales recording a decline of approximately high single digits year over year.

Yum China demonstrated exemplary resilience in the second quarter. In cities experiencing lockdowns, we reacted quickly by innovating and introducing initiatives to sustain operations. We immediately paused all promotional activities. Leveraging community purchasing as early as mid-March and packaged food products, we captured sharply changed consumer demand despite having a limited number of open stores and significant staff shortages. Our real-time inventory visibility from logistics centers to stores helped enable us to lessen supply disruptions with timely and accurate deployment of raw materials. We continued to rebase our cost structure to be more flexible. Across the country, we took prompt actions to rationalize advertising and promotional discounts, drive productivity gains with simplified menu offerings and shortened operating hours, as well as actively secure relief from landlords and government agencies. Through these extraordinary efforts we averted an operating loss, and delivered a profitable quarter, recording $81 million in operating profit for the period.

Entering the third quarter, we are seeing a gradual recovery. However, the COVID situation remains tenuous with potential intermittent outbreaks. We continue to expect the recovery of restaurant traffic to take time and likely be uneven and nonlinear. The number of cases has increased significantly in July, compared to June, as the highly transmissible new COVID sub-variant reached more cities. Many cities across a large swath of China have tightened COVID curbs or undergone full, partial lockdowns, or district-based control measures as new clusters have emerged. Nationwide, strict COVID-related health measures continue to restrict mobility, curtail travel and dampen consumer spending. As of the third week of July, approximately 2% of our stores remained temporarily closed or offered only delivery or takeaway services. Against this backdrop we remain committed to driving customer traffic with good food at great value. Moreover, we have developed multiple scenario-based operating plans with regional focus that are ready to be deployed. Moving forward we will be sharp-eyed in capturing consumer demand and further strengthening our business model to be more nimble and agile.

Second Quarter Highlights

  • Total revenues decreased 13% year over year to $2.13 billion from $2.45 billion (an 11% decrease excluding foreign currency translation ("F/X")).
  • Total system sales decreased 16% year over year, with decreases of 15% at KFC and 14% at Pizza Hut, excluding F/X, primarily due to same-store sales decline and temporary store closures.
  • Same-store sales decreased 16% year over year, with decreases of 16% at KFC and 15% at Pizza Hut, excluding F/X.
  • Opened 53 net new stores during the quarter; total store count reached 12,170 as of June 30, 2022.
  • Restaurant margin was 12.1%, compared with 15.8% in the prior year period, primarily due to sales deleveraging resulting from the most severe COVID-related disruptions to date in the quarter.
  • Operating Profit decreased 65% year over year to $81 million from $233 million (a 63% decrease excluding F/X).
  • Adjusted Operating Profit decreased 65% year over year to $82 million from $237 million (a 63% decrease excluding F/X).
  • Effective tax rate was 26.5%.
  • Net Income decreased 54% to $83 million from $181 million in the prior year period, primarily due to the decrease in Operating Profit, partially offset by the net gain from our mark-to-market investment in Meituan Dianping.
  • Adjusted Net Income decreased 55% to $84 million from $185 million in the prior year period (a 62% decrease excluding the net gains of $16 million and $5 million in the second quarter of 2022 and 2021, respectively, from our mark-to-market equity investments; a 60% decrease if further excluding F/X).
  • Diluted EPS decreased 52% to $0.20 from $0.42 in the prior year period.
  • Adjusted Diluted EPS decreased 52% to $0.20 from $0.42 in the prior year period (a 61% decrease excluding the net gains from our mark-to-market equity investments in the second quarter of 2022 and 2021, respectively; a 59% decrease if further excluding F/X).
  • Results for the current year period include the consolidation of Hangzhou KFC.

Key Financial Results

                               
                                   
 

Second Quarter 2022

   

Year to Date Ended 6/30/2022

 
 

% Change

   

% Change

 
 

System
Sales

 

Same-Store
Sales

 

Net New
Units

 

Operating
Profit

   

System
Sales

 

Same-Store
Sales

 

Net New
Units

 

Operating
Profit

 

Yum China

(16)

 

(16)

 

+10

 

(65)

   

(10)

 

(12)

 

+10

 

(53)

 

   KFC

(15)

 

(16)

 

+12

 

(49)

   

(10)

 

(12)

 

+12

 

(40)

 

   Pizza Hut

(14)

 

(15)

 

+12

 

(71)

   

(8)

 

(10)

 

+12

 

(58)

 

 

                                           
   

Second Quarter

     

Year to Date Ended 6/30

 

(in US$ million, except per share

           

% Change

               

% Change

 

data and percentages)

 

2022

   

2021

 

Reported

 

Ex F/X

     

2022

   

2021

 

Reported

 

Ex F/X

 

Operating Profit

$

81

 

$

233

 

(65)

 

(63)

   

$

272

 

$

575

 

(53)

 

(53)

 

Adjusted Operating Profit(1)

$

82

 

$

237

 

(65)

 

(63)

   

$

275

 

$

582

 

(53)

 

(53)

 

Net Income

$

83

 

$

181

 

(54)

 

(52)

   

$

183

 

$

411

 

(56)

 

(55)

 

Adjusted Net Income(1)

$

84

 

$

185

 

(55)

 

(53)

   

$

186

 

$

418

 

(56)

 

(55)

 

Basic Earnings Per Common Share

$

0.20

 

$

0.43

 

(53)

 

(51)

   

$

0.43

 

$

0.98

 

(56)

 

(56)

 

Adjusted Basic Earnings Per 

                                         

Common Share(1)

$

0.20

 

$

0.44

 

(55)

 

(52)

   

$

0.44

 

$

0.99

 

(56)

 

(56)

 

Diluted Earnings Per Common Share

$

0.20

 

$

0.42

 

(52)

 

(52)

   

$

0.43

 

$

0.95

 

(55)

 

(55)

 

Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per 

                                         

Common Share(1)

$

0.20

 

$

0.42

 

(52)

 

(50)

   

$

0.44

 

$

0.96

 

(54)

 

(54)

 
                                           

(1) See "Reconciliation of Reported GAAP Results to non-GAAP Adjusted Measures" included in the accompanying tables of this release for further details.

NoteAll comparisons are versus the same period a year ago. 

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding. 

System sales and same-store sales percentages exclude the impact of F/X. Effective January 1, 2018, temporary store closures are normalized in the same-store sales calculation by excluding the period during which stores are temporarily closed.

CEO and CFO Comments

Joey Wat, CEO of Yum China, commented, "We have been battling the pandemic for the past two and a half years. The second quarter was the most challenging to date. I could not be prouder of the morale and resilience demonstrated by our employees. Our dedicated teams collaborated across brands and functions. We worked around the clock to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions and quickly came up with innovative solutions. Even in the extremely difficult operating environment, we captured new opportunities and strengthened our business along the way. In cities under lockdown, we were able to sustain operations with an extremely lean work force through community purchasing, simplified menus and packaged food products. Some of these measures helped us think outside the box and provided us ideas to further grow and improve efficiency. I am also excited by the breakthroughs our emerging brands achieved during this period. By immediately launching packaged food offerings, leveraging Yum China's infrastructure and adapting business models, Taco Bell, Lavazza and Little Sheep were able to capture meaningful sales with few stores open in Shanghai during lockdown periods. More importantly, throughout the period we have been strengthening our strong emotional connection with consumers and bringing some joy into their lives through good food and exciting marketing campaigns."

Wat added, "We continue to make strides in reinforcing our RGM (Resilience-Growth-Moat) strategic framework. Our second quarter results have demonstrated business resilience. While we slowed new store openings in the second quarter, going forward we intend to expand our store network at a robust pace by focusing on small store formats, given the healthy payback and strong new unit economics. Our leading digital capabilities, in-house and tailor-made supply chain management system as well as hybrid delivery model gave us an edge in navigating the profound disruptions. We plan on further strengthening these elements of our strategic moat. We believe that these combined efforts will help enable us to maintain market leadership, drive long-term growth, and generate shareholder value in the years ahead."

Andy Yeung, CFO of Yum China, stated "Sales in the second quarter were severely impacted by the significant disruptions brought by COVID. However, we were able to generate meaningful profit in the quarter that exceeded our expectations. We achieved that through swiftly adjusting offers and promotions as well as our tremendous efforts in driving productivity gains, securing one-time relief and rebasing the cost structure. As we look into the third quarter, we remain cautious on same-store sales, given COVID uncertainties, weakening consumer sentiment, downward economic pressure and commodity price inflation. We expect sales recovery to be gradual, uneven and potentially volatile. Our focus is to drive sales recovery through innovative products and marketing, strong value propositions and greater promotional activities. We are delighted with the better than planned cost savings in the second quarter, but we are dialing back some austerity measures to sustain long term growth and operational excellence. In addition, sales deleveraging impact will likely continue to impact our margins. Undeterred by the short-term challenges, we remain confident about our long-term prospects and will continue to invest for growth while fortifying resilience."

Share Repurchases and Dividends

  • During the second quarter, we repurchased approximately 4.1 million shares of Yum China common stock for $168 million at an average price of $41.37 per share. As of June 30, 2022, approximately $1.2 billion remained available for future share repurchases under the current authorization.
  • The Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.12 per share on Yum China's common stock, payable on September 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 25, 2022.

Digital and Delivery

  • The KFC and Pizza Hut loyalty programs exceeded 385 million members combined, as of quarter-end. Member sales accounted for approximately 62% of system sales in the second quarter of 2022.
  • Delivery contributed approximately 38% of KFC and Pizza Hut's Company sales in the second quarter of 2022, an increase of approximately eight percentage points from the prior year period as a result of more severe outbreaks in the quarter which significantly impacted dine-in occasions and drove strong demand for delivery.
  • Digital orders, including delivery, mobile orders and kiosk orders, accounted for approximately 89% of KFC and Pizza Hut's Company sales in the second quarter of 2022.

KFC and Pizza Hut Total

 

Second Quarter

   

Year to Date Ended 6/30

 
   

2022

   

2021

   

2022

   

2021

 

        Member count (as of period-end)

 

385 million+

   

330 million+

   

385 million+

   

330 million+

 

        Member sales as % of system sales

 

~62%

   

~64%

   

~62%

   

~64%

 

        Delivery as % of Company sales

 

~38%

   

~30%

   

~37%

   

~31%

 

        Digital orders as % of Company sales

 

~89%

   

~85%

   

~88%

   

~85%

 

New-Unit Development and Asset Upgrade

  • The Company opened 246 gross new stores, or 53 net new stores in the second quarter of 2022, mainly driven by development of the KFC and Pizza Hut brands.
  • The Company remodeled 121 stores in the second quarter of 2022.
   

Net New Units

   

Restaurant Count

 
   

Second Quarter

 

Year to Date

   

As of June 30

 
   

2022

 

Ended 6/30/2022

   

2022

 

2021

 

Yum China

 

53

 

382

   

12,170

 

11,023

 

   KFC

 

69

 

342

   

8,510

 

7,609

 

   Pizza Hut

 

32

 

121

   

2,711

 

2,425

 

   Others(2)

 

(48)

 

(81)

   

949

 

989

 
                     

(2) Others include Taco Bell, Little Sheep, Huang Ji Huang, East Dawning, COFFii & JOY and Lavazza.

Restaurant Margin

  • Restaurant margin was 12.1% in the second quarter of 2022, compared with 15.8% in the prior year period, primarily attributable to sales deleveraging, inflation in commodity, wage and utility costs, as well as increased rider cost associated with rising delivery volume, partially offset by higher productivity as well as temporary relief provided by landlords and government agencies.
 

Second Quarter

   

Year to Date Ended 6/30

 
   

2022

 

2021

 

ppts
change

   

2022

 

2021

 

ppts
change

 

Yum China

 

12.1 %

 

15.8 %

 

(3.7)

   

13.0 %

 

17.3 %

 

(4.3)

 

   KFC

 

13.4 %

 

16.8 %

 

(3.4)

   

14.4 %

 

18.4 %

 

(4.0)

 

   Pizza Hut

 

8.6 %

 

13.1 %

 

(4.5)

   

9.8 %

 

14.2 %

 

(4.4)

 

2022 Outlook

Yum China remains focused on capturing long-term opportunities in China. The Company's fiscal year 2022 targets remain unchanged from those originally disclosed on February 8, 2022

  • To open approximately 1,000 to 1,200 net new stores.
  • To make capital expenditures in the range of approximately $800 million to $1 billion.

Other Updates

  • In June 2022, Yum China submitted for validation the Company's near-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets to the Science Based Target Initiative ("SBTi"). The specific targets, in line with criteria and recommendations of SBTi, are expected to be announced before the end of 2022 following official approval from SBTi. The targets will provide a clearly defined pathway for Yum China to reach its goal of net-zero value chain GHG emissions by 2050. The Company also published its 2021 Sustainability Report and its first Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures ("TCFD") report. Both reports are accessible on the Company's website at www.yumchina.com/respIndex
  • In July 2022, Yum China announced the commencement of construction of its Jiading Supply Chain Management Center in Shanghai with a total investment of approximately $90 million. This facility is Yum China's largest greenfield supply chain center project to date and will serve as the headquarters of the Company's supply chain operations. Completion is anticipated in 2024. This latest project is part of Yum China's continued effort in expanding supply chain network to support store and portfolio growth as well as enhance intelligent supply chain operations that ensure food safety and quality management throughout the value chain.

Note on Non-GAAP Adjusted Measures

Reported GAAP results include Special Items, which are excluded from non-GAAP adjusted measures. Special Items are not allocated to any segment and therefore only impact reported GAAP results of Yum China. See "Reconciliation of Reported GAAP Results to Non-GAAP Adjusted Measures" within this release.

Conference Call

Yum China's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 28, 2022 (8:00 a.m. Beijing/Hong Kong Time on Friday, July 29, 2022).  

A live webcast of the call may be accessed at https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/p39fxxya.

To join by phone, please register in advance of the conference through the link provided below. Upon registering, you will be provided with participant dial-in numbers, a passcode and a unique access PIN.

Pre-registration Link:                           https://s1.c-conf.com/diamondpass/10023458-dhsy7e.html  

A replay of the conference call will be available one hour after the call ends until Thursday, August 4, 2022 and may be accessed by phone at the following numbers:

U.S.:                                                    1 855 883 1031
Mainland China:                                  400 1209 216
Hong Kong:                                         800 930 639
U.K.:                                                    0800 031 4295

 

Replay PIN:                                         10023458

Additionally, this earnings release, the accompanying slides, a live webcast and an archived webcast of this conference call will be available at Yum China's Investor Relations website at http://ir.yumchina.com

For important news and information regarding Yum China, including our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, visit Yum China's Investor Relations website at http://ir.yumchina.com. Yum China uses this website as a primary channel for disclosing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including under "2022 Outlook." We intend all forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and by the use of forward-looking words such as "expect," "expectation," "believe," "anticipate," "may," "could," "intend," "belief," "plan," "estimate," "target," "predict," "project," "likely," "will," "continue," "should," "forecast," "outlook", "commit" or similar terminology. These statements are based on current estimates and assumptions made by us in light of our experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that we believe are appropriate and reasonable under the circumstances, but there can be no assurance that such estimates and assumptions will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the future strategies, growth, business plans, investment, dividend and share repurchase plans, earnings, performance and returns of Yum China, anticipated effects of population and macroeconomic trends, the expected impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the anticipated effects of our innovation, digital and delivery capabilities and investments on growth and beliefs regarding the long-term drivers of Yum China's business. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance and are inherently subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and could cause our actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by those statements. We cannot assure you that any of our expectations, estimates or assumptions will be achieved. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are only made as of the date of this press release, and we disclaim any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, except as required by law. Numerous factors could cause our actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: whether we are able to achieve development goals at the times and in the amounts currently anticipated, if at all, the success of our marketing campaigns and product innovation, our ability to maintain food safety and quality control systems, changes in public health conditions, including the COVID-19 pandemic and regional outbreaks caused by existing or new COVID-19 variants, our ability to control costs and expenses, including tax costs, as well as changes in political, economic and regulatory conditions in China. In addition, other risks and uncertainties not presently known to us or that we currently believe to be immaterial could affect the accuracy of any such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements should be evaluated with the understanding of their inherent uncertainty. You should consult our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (including the information set forth under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q) for additional detail about factors that could affect our financial and other results.

About Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. is a licensee of Yum! Brands in mainland China. It has exclusive rights in mainland China to KFC, China's leading quick-service restaurant brand, Pizza Hut, the leading casual dining restaurant brand in China, and Taco Bell, a California-based restaurant chain serving innovative Mexican-inspired food. Yum China also owns the Little Sheep, Huang Ji Huang and COFFii & JOY concepts outright. In addition, Yum China has partnered with Lavazza to explore and develop the Lavazza coffee shop concept in China. The Company had 12,170 restaurants in over 1,700 cities at the end of June 2022.

In 2021, Yum China was selected as a member of both Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI): World Index and Emerging Market Index. In 2022, Yum China ranked # 359 on the Fortune 500 list. The Company was also named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and was certified as a Top Employer 2022 in China by the Top Employers Institute, both for the fourth consecutive year. For more information, please visit http://ir.yumchina.com.

Investor Relations Contact:

   

Tel: +86 21 2407 7556 / +852 2267 5801

IR@YumChina.com 

 

     

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Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income

(in US$ million, except per share data)

(unaudited)

                             
   

Quarter Ended

 

% Change

 

Year to Date Ended

 

% Change

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

Revenues

                           

Company sales

 

$      2,026

 

$      2,233

 

(9)

   

$      4,574

 

$      4,564

 

 

Franchise fees and income

 

19

 

38

 

(50)

   

43

 

80

 

(46)

 

Revenues from transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

62

 

164

 

(62)

   

139

 

335

 

(59)

 

Other revenues

 

21

 

16

 

31

   

40

 

29

 

38

 

Total revenues

 

2,128

 

2,451

 

(13)

   

4,796

 

5,008

 

(4)

 

Costs and Expenses, Net

                           

Company restaurants

                           

Food and paper

 

627

 

686

 

9

   

1,419

 

1,390

 

(2)

 

Payroll and employee benefits

 

549

 

540

 

(2)

   

1,216

 

1,084

 

(12)

 

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

605

 

653

 

7

   

1,343

 

1,301

 

(3)

 

Company restaurant expenses

 

1,781

 

1,879

 

5

   

3,978

 

3,775

 

(5)

 

General and administrative expenses

 

141

 

136

 

(4)

   

292

 

266

 

(10)

 

Franchise expenses

 

8

 

16

 

48

   

18

 

33

 

45

 

Expenses for transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

61

 

160

 

62

   

136

 

329

 

59

 

Other operating costs and expenses

 

18

 

13

 

(39)

   

35

 

24

 

(45)

 

Closures and impairment expenses, net

 

14

 

13

 

(6)

   

16

 

11

 

(39)

 

Other expenses (income), net

 

24

 

1

 

 NM 

   

49

 

(5)

 

 NM 

 

Total costs and expenses, net

 

2,047

 

2,218

 

8

   

4,524

 

4,433

 

(2)

 

Operating Profit

 

81

 

233

 

(65)

   

272

 

575

 

(53)

 

Interest income, net

 

14

 

16

 

(10)

   

26

 

31

 

(15)

 

Investment gain (loss)

 

20

 

8

 

 NM 

   

(17)

 

(4)

 

 NM 

 

Income Before Income Taxes and
  Equity in Net Earnings (Losses) from
  Equity Method Investments

 

115

 

257

 

(55)

   

281

 

602

 

(53)

 

Income tax provision

 

(31)

 

(64)

 

52

   

(86)

 

(166)

 

48

 

Equity in net earnings (losses) from
   equity method investments

 

(1)

 

 

 NM 

   

(2)

 

 

 NM 

 

Net income – including noncontrolling interests

 

83

 

193

 

(57)

   

193

 

436

 

(56)

 

Net income – noncontrolling interests

 

 

12

 

97

   

10

 

25

 

57

 

Net Income – Yum China Holdings, Inc.

 

$           83

 

$         181

 

(54)

   

$         183

 

$         411

 

(56)

 

Effective tax rate

 

26.5 %

 

24.8 %

 

(1.7)

ppts.

 

30.4 %

 

27.6 %

 

(2.8)

ppts.

                             

Basic Earnings Per Common Share

 

$        0.20

 

$        0.43

       

$        0.43

 

$        0.98

     

Weighted-average shares outstanding
    (in millions)

 

421

 

421

       

423

 

420

     
                             

Diluted Earnings Per Common Share

 

$        0.20

 

$        0.42

       

$        0.43

 

$        0.95

     

Weighted-average shares outstanding
    (in millions)

 

424

 

435

       

427

 

434

     
                             

Cash Dividends Declared Per Common Share

 

$        0.12

 

$        0.12

       

$        0.24

 

$        0.24

     
                             

Company sales

 

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

       

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

     

Food and paper

 

30.9

 

30.7

 

(0.2)

ppts.

 

31.0

 

30.5

 

(0.5)

ppts.

Payroll and employee benefits

 

27.1

 

24.2

 

(2.9)

ppts.

 

26.6

 

23.8

 

(2.8)

ppts.

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

29.9

 

29.3

 

(0.6)

ppts.

 

29.4

 

28.4

 

(1.0)

ppts.

Restaurant margin

 

12.1 %

 

15.8 %

 

(3.7)

ppts.

 

13.0 %

 

17.3 %

 

(4.3)

ppts.

Operating margin

 

4.0 %

 

10.4 %

 

(6.4)

ppts.

 

6.0 %

 

12.6 %

 

(6.6)

ppts.

                             

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding. NM refers to not meaningful.

 

 

 

Yum China Holdings, Inc.

KFC Operating Results

(in US$ million)

(unaudited)

                             
   

Quarter Ended

 

% Change

 

Year to Date Ended

 

% Change

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

Revenues

                           

Company sales

 

$      1,571

 

$      1,687

 

(7)

   

$      3,562

 

$      3,470

 

3

 

Franchise fees and income

 

13

 

30

 

(57)

   

29

 

63

 

(54)

 

Revenues from transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

7

 

14

 

(51)

   

15

 

29

 

(49)

 

Other revenues

 

3

 

3

 

3

   

5

 

4

 

18

 

Total revenues

 

1,594

 

1,734

 

(8)

   

3,611

 

3,566

 

1

 

Costs and Expenses, Net

                           

Company restaurants

                           

Food and paper

 

484

 

522

 

7

   

1,105

 

1,062

 

(4)

 

Payroll and employee benefits

 

413

 

391

 

(6)

   

914

 

789

 

(16)

 

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

464

 

490

 

5

   

1,031

 

980

 

(5)

 

Company restaurant expenses

 

1,361

 

1,403

 

3

   

3,050

 

2,831

 

(8)

 

General and administrative expenses

 

63

 

58

 

(7)

   

128

 

113

 

(13)

 

Franchise expenses

 

6

 

15

 

53

   

15

 

31

 

50

 

Expenses for transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

6

 

14

 

54

   

14

 

29

 

52

 

Other operating costs and expenses

 

2

 

1

 

(59)

   

3

 

1

 

(38)

 

Closures and impairment expenses, net

 

9

 

6

 

(30)

   

8

 

6

 

(23)

 

Other expenses (income), net

 

25

 

(3)

 

 NM 

   

51

 

(12)

 

 NM 

 

Total costs and expenses, net

 

1,472

 

1,494

 

2

   

3,269

 

2,999

 

(9)

 

Operating Profit

 

$         122

 

$         240

 

(49)

   

$         342

 

$         567

 

(40)

 

Company sales

 

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

       

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

     

Food and paper

 

30.8

 

30.9

 

0.1

ppts.

 

31.0

 

30.6

 

(0.4)

ppts.

Payroll and employee benefits

 

26.3

 

23.2

 

(3.1)

ppts.

 

25.7

 

22.7

 

(3.0)

ppts.

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

29.5

 

29.1

 

(0.4)

ppts.

 

28.9

 

28.3

 

(0.6)

ppts.

Restaurant margin

 

13.4 %

 

16.8 %

 

(3.4)

ppts.

 

14.4 %

 

18.4 %

 

(4.0)

ppts.

Operating margin

 

7.7 %

 

14.2 %

 

(6.5)

ppts.

 

9.6 %

 

16.3 %

 

(6.7)

ppts.

                             

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding. NM refers to not meaningful.

 

 

 

Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Pizza Hut Operating Results

(in US$ million)

(unaudited)

                             
   

Quarter Ended

 

% Change

 

Year to Date Ended

 

% Change

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

B/(W)

Revenues

                           

Company sales

 

$         443

 

$         533

 

(17)

   

$         985

 

$      1,071

 

(8)

 

Franchise fees and income

 

2

 

2

 

(1)

   

4

 

4

 

3

 

Revenues from transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

1

 

2

 

(44)

   

2

 

3

 

(36)

 

Other revenues

 

2

 

1

 

146

   

4

 

1

 

NM

 

Total revenues

 

448

 

538

 

(17)

   

995

 

1,079

 

(8)

 

Costs and Expenses, Net

                           

Company restaurants

                           

Food and paper

 

139

 

160

 

13

   

305

 

320

 

5

 

Payroll and employee benefits

 

131

 

146

 

10

   

288

 

289

 

 

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

135

 

157

 

14

   

296

 

310

 

5

 

Company restaurant expenses

 

405

 

463

 

13

   

889

 

919

 

3

 

General and administrative expenses

 

28

 

28

 

(2)

   

57

 

53

 

(8)

 

Franchise expenses

 

1

 

1

 

14

   

2

 

2

 

5

 

Expenses for transactions with
   franchisees and unconsolidated affiliates

 

1

 

2

 

42

   

2

 

3

 

35

 

Other operating costs and expenses

 

2

 

 

 NM 

   

3

 

 

 NM 

 

Closures and impairment expenses, net

 

 

5

 

94

   

1

 

3

 

77

 

Total costs and expenses, net

 

437

 

499

 

12

   

954

 

980

 

3

 

Operating Profit

 

$           11

 

$           39

 

(71)

   

$           41

 

$           99

 

(58)

 

Company sales

 

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

       

100.0 %

 

100.0 %

     

Food and paper

 

31.4

 

30.1

 

(1.3)

ppts.

 

31.0

 

29.9

 

(1.1)

ppts.

Payroll and employee benefits

 

29.5

 

27.4

 

(2.1)

ppts.

 

29.2

 

26.9

 

(2.3)

ppts.

Occupancy and other operating expenses

 

30.5

 

29.4

 

(1.1)

ppts.

 

30.0

 

29.0

 

(1.0)

ppts.

Restaurant margin

 

8.6 %

 

13.1 %

 

(4.5)

ppts.

 

9.8 %

 

14.2 %

 

(4.4)

ppts.

Operating margin

 

2.5 %

 

7.2 %

 

(4.7)

ppts.

 

4.2 %

 

9.2 %

 

(5.0)

ppts.

                             

Percentages may not recompute due to rounding. NM refers to not meaningful.

 

 

 

Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(in US$ million)

         
   

6/30/2022

 

12/31/2021

   

(Unaudited)

   

ASSETS

       

Current Assets

       

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$        1,147

 

$         1,136

Short-term investments

 

2,506

 

2,860

Accounts receivable, net

 

79

 

67

Inventories, net

 

353

 

432

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

 

491

 

221

Total Current Assets

 

4,576

 

4,716

Property, plant and equipment, net

 

2,065

 

2,251

Operating lease right-of-use assets

 

2,306

 

2,612

Goodwill

 

2,047

 

2,142

Intangible assets, net

 

213

 

272

Investments in unconsolidated affiliates

 

287

 

292

Deferred income tax assets

 

103

 

106

Other assets

 

457

 

832

Total Assets

 

12,054

 

13,223

         

LIABILITIES, REDEEMABLE NONCONTROLLING INTEREST AND EQUITY

       

Current Liabilities

       

Accounts payable and other current liabilities

 

2,099

 

2,332

Income taxes payable

 

54

 

51

Total Current Liabilities

 

2,153

 

2,383

Non-current operating lease liabilities

 

2,000

 

2,286

Non-current finance lease liabilities

 

39

 

40

Deferred income tax liabilities

 

400

 

425

Other liabilities

 

160

 

167

Total Liabilities

 

4,752

 

5,301

         

Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest

 

13

 

14

         

Equity

       

Common stock,  $0.01 par value; 1,000 million shares authorized; 420 million shares and
    449 million shares issued at June 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively; 420
    million shares and 428 million shares outstanding at June 30, 2022 and December 31,
    2021, respectively

 

4

 

4

Treasury stock

 

 

(803)

Additional paid-in capital

 

4,402

 

4,695

Retained earnings

 

2,083

 

2,892

Accumulated other comprehensive income

 

40

 

268

Total Yum China Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity

 

6,529

 

7,056

Noncontrolling interests

 

760

 

852

Total Equity

 

7,289

 

7,908

Total Liabilities, Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest and Equity

 

$      12,054

 

$       13,223

 

 

 

Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(in US$ million)

(unaudited)

             
   

Year to Date Ended

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

Cash Flows – Operating Activities

           

Net income – including noncontrolling interests

   

$                   193

   

$                   436

Depreciation and amortization

   

317

   

252

Non-cash operating lease cost

   

230

   

204

Closures and impairment expenses

   

16

   

11

Investment loss

   

17

   

4

Equity income from investments in unconsolidated affiliates

   

   

(27)

Distributions of income received from unconsolidated affiliates

   

   

21

Deferred income taxes

   

(7)

   

29

Share-based compensation expense

   

21

   

25

Changes in accounts receivable

   

(17)

   

(5)

Changes in inventories

   

59

   

22

Changes in prepaid expenses, other current assets and VAT assets

   

24

   

8

Changes in accounts payable and other current liabilities

   

(51)

   

16

Changes in income taxes payable

   

6

   

1

Changes in non-current operating lease liabilities

   

(198)

   

(204)

Other, net

   

(1)

   

(20)

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

   

609

   

773

             

Cash Flows – Investing Activities

           

Capital spending

   

(347)

   

(303)

Purchases of short-term investments

   

(2,145)

   

(2,824)

Purchase of long-term time deposits

   

   

(25)

Maturities of short-term investments

   

2,461

   

2,801

Acquisition of business, net of cash acquired

   

(23)

   

Acquisition of equity investment

   

   

(261)

Other, net

   

2

   

1

Net Cash Used in Investing Activities

   

(52)

   

(611)

Cash Flows – Financing Activities

           

Repurchase of shares of common stock

   

(400)

   

Cash dividends paid on common stock

   

(101)

   

(101)

Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests

   

(23)

   

(14)

Contribution from noncontrolling interests

   

18

   

Payment of acquisition related holdback

   

(6)

   

Other, net

   

(1)

   

(4)

Net Cash Used in Financing Activities

   

(513)

   

(119)

Effect of Exchange Rates on Cash, Cash Equivalents and Restricted Cash

   

(33)

   

8

Net Increase in Cash, Cash Equivalents and Restricted Cash

   

11

   

51

Cash, Cash Equivalents, and Restricted Cash - Beginning of Period

   

1,136

   

1,158

Cash, Cash Equivalents, and Restricted Cash - End of Period

   

$                1,147

   

$                1,209

 

In this press release:

  • The Company provides certain percentage changes excluding the impact of foreign currency translation ("F/X"). These amounts are derived by translating current year results at prior year average exchange rates. We believe the elimination of the F/X impact provides better year-to-year comparability without the distortion of foreign currency fluctuations.
  • System sales growth reflects the results of all restaurants regardless of ownership, including Company-owned, franchise and unconsolidated affiliate restaurants that operate our restaurant concepts, except for non-Company-owned restaurants for which we do not receive a sales-based royalty. Sales of franchise and unconsolidated affiliate restaurants typically generate ongoing franchise fees for the Company at an average rate of approximately 6% of system sales. Franchise and unconsolidated affiliate restaurant sales are not included in Company sales in the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income; however, the franchise fees are included in the Company's revenues. We believe system sales growth is useful to investors as a significant indicator of the overall strength of our business as it incorporates all of our revenue drivers, Company and franchise same-store sales as well as net unit growth.
  • Effective January 1, 2018, the Company revised its definition of same-store sales growth to represent the estimated percentage change in sales of food of all restaurants in the Company system that have been open prior to the first day of our prior fiscal year, excluding the period during which stores are temporarily closed. We refer to these as our "base" stores. Previously, same-store sales growth represented the estimated percentage change in sales of all restaurants in the Company system that have been open for one year or more, including stores temporarily closed, and the base stores changed on a rolling basis from month to month. This revision was made to align with how management measures performance internally and focuses on trends of a more stable base of stores.
  • Company sales represent revenues from Company-owned restaurants. Company Restaurant profit ("Restaurant profit") is defined as Company sales less expenses incurred directly by our Company-owned restaurants in generating Company sales. Company restaurant margin percentage is defined as Restaurant profit divided by Company sales.

Reconciliation of Reported GAAP Results to Non-GAAP Adjusted Measures
(in millions, except per share data)
(unaudited)

In addition to the results provided in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") in this press release, the Company provides non-GAAP measures adjusted for Special Items, which include Adjusted Operating Profit, Adjusted Net Income, Adjusted Earnings Per Common Share ("EPS"), Adjusted Effective Tax Rate and Adjusted EBITDA, which we define as net income including noncontrolling interests adjusted for equity in net earnings (losses) from equity method investments, income tax, interest income, net, investment gain or loss, certain non-cash expenses, consisting of depreciation and amortization as well as store impairment charges, and Special Items.

The following table set forth the reconciliation of the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures to the non-GAAP adjusted financial measures.

   

Quarter Ended

 

Year to Date Ended

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

Non-GAAP Reconciliations

               
                 

Reconciliation of Operating Profit to Adjusted Operating Profit

               

Operating Profit

 

$                81

 

$            233

 

$         272

 

$         575

Special Items, Operating Profit 

 

(1)

 

(4)

 

(3)

 

(7)

Adjusted Operating Profit

 

$                82

 

$            237

 

$         275

 

$         582

Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted Net Income

               

Net Income – Yum China Holdings, Inc.

 

$                83

 

$            181

 

$         183

 

$         411

Special Items, Net Income –Yum China Holdings, Inc.

 

(1)

 

(4)

 

(3)

 

(7)

Adjusted Net Income – Yum China Holdings, Inc.

 

$                84

 

$            185

 

$         186

 

$         418

Reconciliation of EPS to Adjusted EPS

               

Basic Earnings Per Common Share

 

$             0.20

 

$           0.43

 

$        0.43

 

$        0.98

Special Items, Basic Earnings Per Common Share

 

 

(0.01)

 

(0.01)

 

(0.01)

Adjusted Basic Earnings Per Common Share

 

$             0.20

 

$           0.44

 

$        0.44

 

$        0.99

Diluted Earnings Per Common Share

 

$             0.20

 

$           0.42

 

$        0.43

 

$        0.95

Special Items, Diluted Earnings Per Common Share

 

 

 

(0.01)

 

(0.01)

Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Common Share

 

$             0.20

 

$           0.42

 

$        0.44

 

$        0.96

Reconciliation of Effective Tax Rate to Adjusted Effective Tax Rate

               

Effective tax rate

 

26.5 %

 

24.8 %

 

30.4 %

 

27.6 %

Impact on effective tax rate as a result of Special Items

 

0.2 %

 

0.3 %

 

0.3 %

 

0.4 %

Adjusted effective tax rate

 

26.3 %

 

24.5 %

 

30.1 %

 

27.2 %

 

Net income, along with the reconciliation to Adjusted EBITDA, is presented below:

                 
   

Quarter Ended

 

Year to Date Ended

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

                 

Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted EBITDA

               

Net Income – Yum China Holdings, Inc.

 

$           83

 

$         181

 

$         183

 

$         411

Net income – noncontrolling interests

 

 

12

 

10

 

25

Equity in net (earnings) losses from equity method investments

 

1

 

 

2

 

Income tax provision

 

31

 

64

 

86

 

166

Interest income, net

 

(14)

 

(16)

 

(26)

 

(31)

Investment (gain) loss

 

(20)

 

(8)

 

17

 

4

Operating Profit

 

81

 

233

 

272

 

575

Special Items, Operating Profit

 

1

 

4

 

3

 

7

Adjusted Operating Profit

 

82

 

237

 

275

 

582

Depreciation and amortization

 

153

 

124

 

317

 

252

Store impairment charges

 

22

 

16

 

30

 

19

Adjusted EBITDA

 

$         257

 

$         377

 

$         622

 

$         853

 

Details of Special Items are presented below:

                 
   

Quarter Ended

 

Year to Date Ended

   

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

 

6/30/2022

 

6/30/2021

                 
                 

Share-based compensation expense for Partner PSU awards(1)

 

$           (1)

 

$           (4)

 

$           (3)

 

$           (7)

Special Items, Operating Profit

 

(1)

 

(4)

 

(3)

 

(7)

Tax effect on Special Items(2)

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

Special Items, net income – including noncontrolling interests

 

(1)

 

(4)

 

(3)