Second Quarter 2021 Highlights
- Net loss of $1.9 million, or $(0.04) per diluted Class A share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2021; Adjusted pro forma net loss of $1.4 million, or $(0.03) per diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 (see below for a reconciliation of Adjusted pro forma net income to net income attributable to Solaris)
- Adjusted EBITDA of $6.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2021
- Net cash provided by operating activities of $1.3 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2021
- Paid a regular quarterly dividend of $0.105 per share on June 25, 2021
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc., a leading independent provider of supply chain management and logistics solutions designed to drive efficiencies and reduce costs for the oil and natural gas industry, today reported financial results for the second quarter 2021.
Operational Update and Outlook
During the second quarter of 2021, an average of 53 mobile proppant management systems were fully utilized, which was up slightly from average first quarter 2021 levels and up over 25% from average fourth quarter 2020 levels.
“The Solaris team continues to execute well and help our customers drive efficiencies through our core products and services,” Solaris’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bill Zartler commented. “While we continue to prioritize investments in new innovations, including our new integrated electric blender, we remain committed to doing so only when we can deliver compelling shareholder returns. We believe our debt-free balance sheet, strong liquidity and dividend allow us to sustain those commitments, and we look forward to sharing progress on additional opportunities through the remainder of 2021.”
Second Quarter 2021 Financial Review
Solaris reported net loss of $1.9 million, or $(0.04) per diluted Class A share, for second quarter 2021, compared to second quarter 2020 net loss of $9.5 million, or $(0.20) per diluted Class A share. Adjusted pro forma net loss for second quarter 2021 was $1.4 million, or $(0.03) per fully diluted share, compared to second quarter 2020 adjusted pro forma net loss of $7.0 million, or $(0.16) per fully diluted share. A description of adjusted pro forma net income and a reconciliation to net income attributable to Solaris, its most directly comparable generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) measure, and the computation of adjusted pro forma earnings per fully diluted share are provided below.
Revenues were $35.2 million for second quarter 2021, which were up 23% from first quarter 2021.
Adjusted EBITDA for second quarter 2021 was $6.5 million, compared to first quarter 2021 Adjusted EBITDA of $6.1 million. A description of Adjusted EBITDA and a reconciliation to net income, its most directly comparable GAAP measure, is provided below.
Capital Expenditures, Free Cash Flow and Liquidity
Capital expenditures in the second quarter 2021 were $5.1 million compared to capital expenditures of $2.6 million during first quarter 2021. Previous capital expenditure guidance for the full year 2021 of $10.0 to $15.0 million included approximately $5.0 million for investments in new technology, which are now expected to be between $5.0 and $10.0 million. As a result, the Company now expects capital expenditures for the full year 2021 to be between $15.0 and $20.0 million.
Free cash flow (defined as net cash provided by operating activities less investment in property, plant and equipment) during second quarter 2021 was $(3.8) million.
As of June 30, 2021, the Company had approximately $46.3 million of cash on the balance sheet, which reflects about $1.00 per fully diluted share of available cash. The Company’s credit facility remains undrawn, and total liquidity, including availability under the credit facility, was $96.3 million as of the end of the second quarter 2021.
On June 5, 2021, the Company’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.105 per share of Class A common stock, which was paid on June 25, 2021 to holders of record as of June 15, 2021. A distribution of $0.105 per unit was also approved for holders of units in Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, LLC (“Solaris LLC”). Since initiating the dividend in December 2018, the Company has paid 11 consecutive quarterly dividends. Cumulatively, the Company has returned approximately $83 million in cash to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases since December 2018.