Vail Resorts Reports Fiscal 2022 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results, Provides Fiscal 2023 Outlook and Announces 2023 Capital Plan

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. ( NYSE: MTN) at this time reported outcomes for the fourth quarter and fiscal yr ended July 31, 2022, which was negatively impacted by COVID-19 and associated limitations and restrictions, and reported outcomes of season-to-date season go gross sales. Vail Resorts additionally offered its outlook for the fiscal yr ending July 31, 2023, introduced its calendar yr 2023 capital plan, and declared a dividend payable in October 2022.

Highlights

  • Net earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. was $347.9 million for fiscal 2022 in comparison with internet earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. of $127.9 million for fiscal 2021. The enhance is primarily because of the higher impression of COVID-19 and associated limitations and restrictions on leads to the prior yr.
  • Resort Reported EBITDA was $836.9 million for fiscal 2022, in comparison with Resort Reported EBITDA of $544.7 million for fiscal 2021. The enhance is primarily because of the higher impression of COVID-19 and associated limitations and restrictions on leads to the prior yr.
  • Pass product gross sales via September 23, 2022 for the upcoming 2022/2023 North American ski season elevated roughly 6% in items and roughly 7% in gross sales {dollars} as in comparison with the interval within the prior yr via September 24, 2021. Pass product gross sales are adjusted to incorporate go gross sales for the not too long ago acquired Seven Springs, Hidden Valley and Laurel Mountain resorts (collectively, the “Seven Springs Resorts”) in each durations and to remove the impression of adjustments in overseas forex trade charges by making use of present U.S. greenback trade charges to each present interval and prior interval gross sales for Whistler Blackcomb.
  • The Company offered its outlook for fiscal 2023 and expects Resort Reported EBITDA to be between $893 million and $947 million, together with an estimated $4 million of acquisition and integration associated bills particular to the Seven Springs Resorts and Andermatt-Sedrun. Fiscal 2023 steerage, amongst different assumptions described under, assumes a continuation of the present financial setting, regular climate circumstances, and no materials impacts related to COVID-19 for the 2022/2023 North American and European ski season or the 2023 Australian ski season.
  • The Company declared a quarterly money dividend of $1.91 per share of Vail Resorts’ common stock that will be payable on October 24, 2022 to shareholders of record as of October 5, 2022.
  • The Company introduced particulars on its calendar yr 2023 capital plan, which is anticipated to whole roughly $180 million to $185 million, excluding $1 million of one-time investments related to integration activities and $10 million of deferred capital related to the delayed Keystone and Park City carry initiatives. Including these one-time investments, the Company’s whole capital plan for calendar yr 2023 is anticipated to be roughly $191 million to $196 million and is primarily targeted on new and alternative lifts to additional enhance uphill capability and elevate the visitor expertise.
  • On August 3, 2022, the Company closed on its buy of a majority stake in Andermatt-Sedrun, marking the Company’s first strategic funding in, and alternative to function, a ski resort in Europe.

Commenting on the Company’s fiscal 2022 outcomes, Kirsten Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are happy with our general outcomes for the yr which spotlight the steadiness and energy of our business mannequin. As anticipated, outcomes for the yr considerably outperformed outcomes from the prior yr primarily because of the higher impression of COVID-19 and associated limitations and restrictions on leads to the prior yr.

“Despite the challenging early season conditions through the holiday period, staffing challenges, and impacts related to COVID-19, results exceeded our original expectations for the year driven by the stability from our advance commitment pass products with approximately 72% of skier visitation at our North American resorts coming from pass product holders, strong destination guest visitation including demand for lift tickets, and an improved guest experience from January through the remainder of the season, demonstrating strong underlying demand for the experience at our resorts. We had particularly strong destination visitation this year, and growth in visitation primarily occurred during off peak periods. Throughout the North American ski season, our ancillary businesses continued to be capacity constrained by staffing, and in the case of dining, by operational restrictions associated with COVID-19.”

Regarding the Company’s fiscal 2022 fourth quarter outcomes, Lynch stated, “Performance in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022 improved significantly from the prior year driven by strong demand and visitation at our Australian resorts and the continued recovery in our North American summer operations following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Australian resorts experienced record visitation, driven by strong demand following two years of COVID-19 related disruptions, continued momentum in advance commitment pass product sales following the addition of Hotham and Falls Creek in April 2019, and favorable early season conditions that continued throughout the quarter.”

Operating Results

A extra full dialogue of our working outcomes may be discovered throughout the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations part of the Company’s Form 10-Ok for the fiscal yr ended July 31, 2022, which was filed at this time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The dialogue of working outcomes under compares the outcomes for the fiscal yr ended July 31, 2022 to the fiscal yr ended July 31, 2021, except in any other case famous. The following are phase highlights:

Mountain Segment

  • Total carry income elevated $233.6 million, or 21.7%, to $1,310.2 million primarily attributable to elevated go product gross sales for the 2021/2022 North American ski season, in addition to a rise in non-pass carry ticket purchases.
  • Ski college income elevated $79.4 million, or 55.1%, eating income elevated $71.5 million, or 77.6%, and retail/rental income elevated $83.8 million, 36.7%, every primarily attributable to fewer COVID-19 associated limitations and restrictions on our North American winter operations as in comparison with the prior yr, in addition to a rise in demand over the prior yr.
  • Operating expense elevated $247.8 million, or 21.4%, which was primarily attributable to elevated variable bills related to will increase in income, and the impression of value self-discipline efforts within the prior yr related to decrease ranges of operations, together with limitations, restrictions and closures ensuing from COVID-19.
  • Mountain Reported EBITDA elevated $258.4 million, or 46.8%, which incorporates $20.9 million of stock-based compensation for fiscal 2022 in comparison with $20.3 million within the prior yr.

Lodging Segment

  • Lodging phase internet income (excluding payroll value reimbursements) elevated $101.8 million, or 51.2%, primarily because of fewer COVID-19 associated limitations and restrictions as in comparison with the prior yr, in addition to a rise in demand and common every day charges in comparison with the prior yr and incremental income from the Seven Springs Resorts of $18.7 million.
  • Lodging Reported EBITDA elevated $33.8 million, or 418.0%, which incorporates $3.7 million of stock-based compensation expense in fiscal 2022 in comparison with $3.8 million within the prior yr.

Resort – Combination of Mountain and Lodging Segments

  • Resort internet income was $2,525.2 million for fiscal 2022, a rise of $617.3 million, or 32.4%, in comparison with resort internet income of $1,907.9 million for fiscal 2021.
  • Resort Reported EBITDA was $836.9 million for fiscal 2022, a rise of $292.3 million, or 53.7%, in comparison with fiscal 2021, and consists of acquisition and integration associated bills, together with bills related to the acquisition of Andermatt-Sedrun, of $7.7 million, that are recorded inside Mountain different working expense.

Total Performance

  • Total internet income elevated $616.2 million, or 32.3%, to $2,525.9 million.
  • Net earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. was $347.9 million, or $8.55 per diluted share, for fiscal 2022 in comparison with internet earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. of $127.9 million, or $3.13 per diluted share, in fiscal 2021. Net earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. for fiscal 2022 and fiscal 2021 included tax advantages of roughly $16.4 million and $17.9 million, respectively, associated to worker workouts of fairness awards (primarily associated to the previous CEO’s train of SARs). Additionally, fiscal 2022 internet earnings included the after-tax impact of acquisition and integration associated bills, in addition to prices related to the anticipated acquisition of Andermatt-Sedrun, which mixed had been roughly $5.8 million.

Capital Structure and Return of Capital

Commenting on capital allocation, Lynch stated, “Our balance sheet and liquidity position remain strong. Our total cash and revolver availability as of July 31, 2022 was approximately $1.7 billion, with $1.1 billion of cash on hand, $417.4 million of U.S. revolver availability under the Vail Holdings Credit Agreement and $220.0 million of revolver availability under the Whistler Credit Agreement. As of July 31, 2022, our Net Debt was 2.0 times trailing twelve months Total Reported EBITDA. On August 31, 2022, the Company entered into an amendment of the Vail Holdings Credit Agreement, to extend the maturity date by two years to September 2026. The Company declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.91 per share of Vail Resorts’ common stock that will be payable on October 24, 2022 to shareholders of record as of October 5, 2022. Including shares repurchased during the fourth quarter, for the year ended July 31, 2022, the Company repurchased 304,567 shares of common stock at an average price of $246.27 for a total of approximately $75.0 million. We intend to maintain an opportunistic approach to share repurchases. We will continue to be disciplined stewards of our capital and remain committed to continuous investment in our people, strategic, high-return capital projects, strategic acquisition opportunities such as the recent additions of Andermatt-Sedrun and the Seven Springs Resorts, and returning capital to our shareholders through our quarterly dividend and share repurchase program.”

Season Pass Sales

Commenting on the Company’s season go gross sales for the upcoming 2022/2023 North American ski season, Lynch stated, “Advance commitment continues to be the foundation of our strategy, shifting guests from short term refundable lift ticket purchases to nonrefundable pass commitment before the season starts, in exchange for value. We are very pleased with the results for our season pass sales to date, which demonstrate the strength of the guest experience, our network of mountains resorts, and commitment to continually investing in the guest experience. Through September 23, 2022, North American ski season pass sales increased approximately 6% in units and 7% in sales dollars as compared to the period in the prior year through September 24, 2021, including sales for the Seven Springs Resorts in both periods, and adjusted to eliminate the impact of foreign currency by applying an exchange rate of $0.76 between the Canadian dollar and U.S. dollar in both periods for Whistler Blackcomb pass sales. These results are particularly strong considering the Company achieved growth of approximately 42% in units and 17% in sales dollars last year through September 17, 2021 compared to the prior year through September 18, 2020, excluding gross sales for the Seven Springs Resorts in each durations.

“Our pass sales growth was driven by renewing pass holders, with particular strength in renewing pass product holders that were new to advance commitment products last year, and we saw strong growth particularly in destination markets. The strongest product growth was from Epic Day Pass products, attracting lower frequency guests into advance commitment products including the new tier of products launched in 2022/2023 with access to select regional and local resorts. Pass sales dollars continue to benefit from the 7.5% initial price increase and subsequent incremental price increases relative to the 2021/2022 season, largely offset by the mix impact of the growth of new pass holders into Epic Day Pass products, including our new lower priced Epic Day Pass offerings. Following the strong trade-up results last year, we are pleased that net migration among renewing pass product holders remains near neutral, with minimal degradation relative to our spring pass sales. As we enter the final period for season pass sales, we expect our December 2022 growth rates to be relatively consistent with our September 2022 growth rates.”

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Lynch continued, “We continue to prioritize advance commitment as the best way for guests to access our resorts. Similar to last year, lift ticket sales will be limited during the 2022/2023 season in order to prioritize guests committing in advance and to preserve the guest experience at each resort. We expect these lift ticket limitations will further support our resorts and communities on peak days, and we do not anticipate that the limitations will have a significant impact on our financial results.”

Investments

Commenting on the Company’s investments for the 2022/2023 North American ski season, Lynch stated, “The experience of our employees and guests is the core of our business model, and the Company is using its financial resources and the stability it has created through its advance commitment pass program to aggressively reinvest and deliver on our Company mission of providing an Experience of a Lifetime. As previously announced, the Company is making its largest ever investment in both its employees and its resorts. The Company is investing approximately $175 million in our employees, making our frontline talent a strategic advantage, including an industry-leading minimum wage plus career and leadership differentials across all 37 of our North American resorts, leadership development for frontline talent to build their careers at Vail Resorts, investments in affordable housing for our employees, and expanding our human resources department to better serve our employees. The Company achieved full staffing levels for summer in North America and across our three Australian resorts for winter. While is it very early in our hiring process for North America winter season staffing, our hiring is at the moment on observe for full staffing ranges.

“We remain dedicated to delivering an exceptional guest experience and will continue to prioritize reinvesting in the experience at our resorts. We are committed to consistently increasing capacity through lift, terrain and food and beverage expansion projects and are on track to complete 18 new or replacement lifts across 12 resorts in advance of the 2022/2023 North American ski season as part of our one-time incremental investment this year to accelerate that strategy, which will meaningfully increase lift capacity at those lift locations. At Vail Mountain, this includes the installation of a new four-person high speed lift in the Sun Down Bowl and the replacement of a four-person lift with a new six-person high speed lift in the Game Creek Bowl. At Whistler Blackcomb, this includes the replacement of the four-person high speed Big Red Express lift with a new six-person high speed lift and the replacement of the six-person Creekside Gondola with a new 10-person high speed gondola. As discussed in prior announcements, we are also installing new or replacement lifts at Breckenridge, Northstar, Heavenly, Stowe, Mount Snow, Attitash, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Boston Mills and Brandywine.

“While 18 lift projects are on track for the 2022/2023 season, three lift projects have been delayed and are expected to be completed in calendar year 2023, subject to approvals. In Park City, the Park City Planning Department approved a permit to upgrade the Eagle and Silverlode lifts at Park City Mountain in April 2022, and the Planning Commission subsequently revoked that permit in June 2022. While the Company is dedicated to resolving our allow to improve the Eagle and Silverlode lifts in Park City, the Company intends to put in the 2 previously-purchased lifts at Whistler Blackcomb in calendar yr 2023, changing the four-person excessive pace Jersey Cream carry with a brand new six-person excessive pace carry and changing the four-person excessive pace Fitzsimmons carry with a brand new eight-person excessive pace carry. The Whistler Blackcomb carry installations stay topic to approvals. The lift-served terrain growth challenge in Bergman Bowl at Keystone is delayed attributable to a beforehand disclosed building problem impacting an space the place minimal building was permitted. While Keystone’s Bergman Bowl is deliberate to be open to company for the 2022/2023 ski season, the carry set up is delayed with the objective for completion prematurely of the 2023/2024 ski season.

“Our capital plan for calendar year 2022 was previously expected to be approximately $327 million to $337 million. Due to the delays for the Park City and Keystone lift projects, we will be deferring approximately $10 million of capital from calendar year 2022 to calendar year 2023. We now expect our capital plan for calendar year 2022 to be approximately $323 million to $333 million, including one-time investments in real estate related projects, $4 million related to the addition of Andermatt-Sedrun, and integration activities associated with the Seven Springs Resorts. In addition to the $10 million of cost deferred from calendar year 2022, the Company expects to incur approximately $20 million in additional costs related to the Park City and Keystone lift projects, which is included in our calendar year 2023 capital plan.”

Regarding calendar yr 2023 capital expenditures, Lynch stated, “In addition to this year’s significant capacity-expanding investments, we are excited to announce details of our calendar year 2023 capital plan. We expect our capital plan for calendar year 2023 to be approximately $180 million to $185 million, including $2 million of maintenance capital for Andermatt-Sedrun and excluding $1 million of one-time investments related to integration activities and $10 million of deferred capital associated with the Keystone and Park City projects. Including these one-time investments, our total capital plan for calendar year 2023 is expected to be approximately $191 million to $196 million. This calendar year 2023 capital plan currently excludes growth capital investments at Andermatt-Sedrun, which we expect to announce along with further details on our calendar year 2023 capital plan in December 2022.

“At Breckenridge, we plan to improve the Peak 8 base space to reinforce the newbie and kids’s expertise and enhance uphill capability from this common base space. The funding plan features a new four-person excessive pace 5-Chair to switch the present two-person fixed-grip carry in addition to important enhancements, together with new instructing terrain and a transport carpet from the bottom, to make the newbie expertise extra accessible. At Stevens Pass, we’re planning to switch the two-person fixed-grip Kehr’s Chair carry with a brand new four-person carry, which is designed to enhance out-of-base capability and visitor expertise. At Attitash, we plan to switch the three-person fixed-grip Summit Triple carry with a brand new four-person excessive pace carry to extend uphill capability and cut back company’ time on the longest carry on the resort. These carry initiatives are topic to regulatory approvals and are at the moment deliberate to be accomplished in time for the 2023/2024 North American winter season. Additionally, the Company plans to develop parking throughout 4 resorts by greater than 500 areas, to enhance the visitor expertise.

“The Company is planning to introduce new technology for the 2023/2024 North American ski season that will allow guests to store their pass product or lift ticket directly on their phone, eliminating the need for carrying plastic cards, visiting the ticket window or waiting to receive a pass or lift ticket in the mail. Once loaded on their phones, guests can store their phone in their pocket, and get scanned, hands free, in the lift line using Bluetooth® Low Energy technology. In addition to the significant enhancement of the guest experience, this technology will also reduce waste of printing plastic cards for pass products and lift tickets, and RFID chips, as a part of the Company’s Commitment to Zero. Even after launch, the Company will continue to make plastic cards available to any guests who cannot or do not want to use their phone to store their pass product or lift ticket. The Company is also investing in network-wide scalable technology that will enhance our analytics, e-commerce and guest engagement tools to improve our ability to target our guest outreach, personalize messages and improve conversion.”

Andermatt-Sedrun

As beforehand introduced, on August 3, 2022 the Company closed on its buy of a majority stake in Andermatt-Sedrun, marking the Company’s first strategic funding in, and alternative to function, a ski resort in Europe. Andermatt-Sedrun is a famend vacation spot ski resort in Central Switzerland, situated lower than 90 minutes from three of Switzerland’s main metropolitan areas (Zurich, Lucerne and Lugano) and roughly two hours from Milan, Italy. The Company acquired a 55% possession stake in Andermatt-Sedrun, which controls and operates all the resort’s mountain and ski-related property, together with lifts, many of the eating places and a ski college operation. Vail Resorts’ CHF 149 million funding is comprised of a CHF 110 million funding into Andermatt-Sedrun to be used in capital investments to reinforce the visitor expertise on the mountain and CHF 39 million paid to Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, which can be absolutely reinvested into the true property developments within the base space. For the 2022/2023 season, Epic Pass holders will obtain limitless and unrestricted entry to Andermatt-Sedrun (with out Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn entry). Epic Local Pass holders obtain 5 days on the resort, and Epic Day Pass holders with All Resorts Access will have the ability to go to throughout any of their days.

Guidance

Commenting on steerage, Lynch stated, “As we head into fiscal year 2023, we are encouraged by the strength in advance commitment product sales and our continued focus on enhancing the guest and employee experience while maintaining cost discipline. Our employee investment of approximately $175 million to return to full staffing levels and operational footprints, along with our expected capital investment of over $300 million in calendar yr 2022, are anticipated to additional elevate the visitor expertise this season and enhance the capability of our resorts.

“Despite facing broad cost inflation and after incorporating our industry-leading wage investment, we expect meaningful growth for fiscal 2023 relative to fiscal 2022 and strong Resort EBITDA margin. Our guidance for net income attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. is estimated to be between $321 million and $396 million for fiscal 2023. We estimate Resort Reported EBITDA for fiscal 2023 will be between $893 million and $947 million. We expect the operations of the Seven Springs Resorts and Andermatt-Sedrun to contribute approximately $22 million of Resort Reported EBITDA in fiscal year 2023, which is an incremental $4 million of Resort Reported EBITDA compared to fiscal year 2022, excluding acquisition and integration related expenses. Acquisition and integration related expenses are expected to be an estimated $4 million in fiscal yr 2023 related to the resort acquisitions. We estimate Resort EBITDA Margin for fiscal 2023 to be roughly 31.0% utilizing the midpoint of the steerage vary.

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The steerage assumes a continuation of the present financial setting, regular climate circumstances, and no materials impacts related to COVID-19 for the 2022/2023 North American and European ski season or the 2022 and 2023 Australian ski seasons. The steerage additionally assumes a return to full staffing ranges and operational footprints in keeping with the expectations shared within the Company’s March 2022 Investor Conference Presentation. The steerage assumes an trade price of $0.77 between the Canadian Dollar and U.S. Dollar associated to the operations of Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, an trade price of $0.70 between the Australian Dollar and U.S. Dollar associated to the operations of Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham in Australia, and an trade price of $1.02 between the Swiss Franc and U.S. Dollar associated to the operations of Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland.”

The following desk displays the forecasted steerage vary for the Company’s fiscal 2023 full yr ending July 31, 2023 for Reported EBITDA (after stock-based compensation expense) and reconciles internet earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. steerage to such Reported EBITDA steerage.


Fiscal 2023 Guidance


(In 1000’s)


For the Year Ending


July 31, 2023 (6)


Low End


High End


Range


Range

Net earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc.

$          321,000


$          396,000

Net earnings attributable to noncontrolling pursuits

21,000


15,000

Net earnings

342,000


411,000

Provision for earnings taxes (1)

120,000


145,000

Income earlier than earnings taxes

462,000


556,000

Depreciation and amortization

282,000


266,000

Interest expense, internet

142,000


134,000

Other (2)

4,000


(6,000)

Total Reported EBITDA

$          890,000


$          950,000





Mountain Reported EBITDA (3)

$          872,000


$          924,000

Lodging Reported EBITDA (4)

18,000


26,000

Resort Reported EBITDA (5)

893,000


947,000

Real Estate Reported EBITDA

(3,000)


3,000

Total Reported EBITDA

$          890,000


$          950,000





(1) The provision for earnings taxes could also be impacted by extra tax advantages primarily ensuing from vesting and workouts of fairness awards. Our estimated
provision for earnings taxes doesn’t embrace the impression, if any, of unknown future workouts of worker fairness awards, which may have a cloth impression
on condition that a good portion of our awards are in-the-money.

(2) Our steerage consists of sure identified adjustments within the truthful worth of the contingent consideration based mostly solely on the passage of time and ensuing impression on
current worth. Guidance excludes any change based mostly upon, amongst different issues, monetary projections together with long-term development charges for Park City, which such
change could also be materials. Separately, the intercompany mortgage related to the Whistler Blackcomb transaction requires overseas forex remeasurement to
Canadian {dollars}, the practical forex of Whistler Blackcomb. Our steerage excludes any ahead wanting change associated to overseas forex good points or losses
on the intercompany loans, which such change could also be materials.

(3) Mountain Reported EBITDA additionally consists of roughly $21 million of stock-based compensation.

(4) Lodging Reported EBITDA additionally consists of roughly $4 million of stock-based compensation.

(5) The Company offers Reported EBITDA ranges for the Mountain and Lodging segments, in addition to for the 2 mixed. The low and excessive of the anticipated
ranges offered for the Mountain and Lodging segments, whereas potential, don’t sum to the excessive or low finish of the Resort Reported EBITDA vary offered
as a result of we don’t anticipate or assume that we’ll hit the low or excessive finish of each ranges.

(6) Guidance estimates are predicated on an trade price of $0.77 between the Canadian Dollar and U.S. Dollar, associated to the operations of Whistler Blackcomb
in Canada; an trade price of $0.70 between the Australian Dollar and U.S. Dollar, associated to the operations of our Australian ski areas; and an trade price
of $1.02 between the Swiss Franc and U.S. Dollar, associated to the operations of Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland.

Earnings Conference Call

The Company will conduct a convention name at this time at 5:00 p.m. jap time to debate the monetary outcomes. The name can be webcast and may be accessed at www.vailresorts.com within the Investor Relations part, or dial (800) 289-0720 (U.S. and Canada) or (323) 701-0160 (worldwide). A replay of the convention name can be accessible two hours following the conclusion of the convention name via October 12, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. jap time. To entry the replay, dial (888) 203-1112 (U.S. and Canada) or (719) 457-0820 (worldwide), go code 6897712. The convention name may even be archived at www.vailresorts.com.

About Vail Resorts, Inc. ( NYSE: MTN)

Vail Resorts is a community of the very best vacation spot and close-to-home ski resorts on the planet together with Vail Mountain, Breckenridge, Park City Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Stowe, and 32 extra resorts throughout North America; Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland; and Perisher, Hotham, and Falls Creek in Australia. We are keen about offering an Experience of a Lifetime to our staff members and company, and our EpicPromise is to achieve a zero internet working footprint by 2030, assist our workers and communities, and broaden engagement in our sport. Our firm owns and/or manages a group of stylish inns below the RockResorts model, a portfolio of trip leases, condominiums and branded inns situated in shut proximity to our mountain locations, in addition to the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Retail operates greater than 250 retail and rental areas throughout North America. Learn extra about our firm at www.VailResorts.com, or uncover our resorts and go choices at www.EpicPass.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements mentioned on this press launch and on the convention name, apart from statements of historic data, are forward-looking statements throughout the that means of the federal securities legal guidelines, together with the statements relating to fiscal 2023 efficiency (together with the assumptions associated thereto), together with our anticipated internet earnings and Resort Reported EBITDA; our expectations relating to our liquidity; expectations associated to our season go merchandise; our expectations relating to our ancillary traces of business; the cost of dividends; the results of the COVID-19 pandemic on, amongst different issues, our operations; and our calendar yr 2022 and calendar yr 2023 capital plan and expectations associated thereto. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which communicate solely as of the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are topic to sure dangers and uncertainties that might trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from these projected. Such dangers and uncertainties embrace however aren’t restricted to the final word length of COVID-19 and its short-term and long-term impacts on client behaviors, the economy typically and our business and outcomes of operations, together with the final word quantity of refunds that we might be required to refund to our go product holders for qualifying circumstances below our Epic Coverage program; extended weak spot on the whole financial circumstances, together with adversarial results on the general journey and leisure associated industries; willingness or capability of our company to journey attributable to terrorism, the uncertainty of navy conflicts or outbreaks of contagious illnesses (reminiscent of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic), and the fee and availability of journey choices and altering client preferences; unfavorable climate circumstances or the impression of pure disasters; dangers associated to interruptions or disruptions of our data expertise techniques, information safety or cyberattacks; dangers associated to our reliance on data expertise, together with our failure to keep up the integrity of our buyer or worker information and our capability to adapt to technological developments or trade tendencies; the seasonality of our business mixed with adversarial occasions that happen throughout our peak working durations; competitors in our mountain and lodging companies or with different leisure and leisure actions; excessive fastened value construction of our business; our capability to fund resort capital expenditures; dangers associated to a disruption in our water provide that might impression our snowmaking capabilities and operations; our reliance on authorities permits or approvals for our use of public land or to make operational and capital enhancements; dangers related to acquiring governmental or third social gathering approvals; dangers associated to federal, state, native and overseas authorities legal guidelines, guidelines and laws; dangers associated to adjustments in safety and privateness legal guidelines and laws which may enhance our working prices and adversely have an effect on our capability to market our merchandise and companies successfully; dangers associated to our workforce, together with elevated labor prices; lack of key personnel and our capability to rent and retain a ample seasonal workforce; a deterioration within the high quality or fame of our manufacturers, together with our capability to guard our mental property and the chance of accidents at our mountain resorts; our capability to efficiently combine acquired companies, or that acquired companies could fail to carry out in accordance with expectations; dangers related to worldwide operations; fluctuations in overseas forex trade charges the place the Company has overseas forex publicity, primarily the Canadian and Australian {dollars}; adjustments in tax legal guidelines, laws, interpretations, or adversarial determinations by taxing authorities; dangers associated to our indebtedness and our capability to fulfill our debt service necessities below our excellent debt together with our unsecured senior notes, which may cut back our capability to make use of our money circulate to fund our operations, capital expenditures, future business alternatives and different functions; a materially adversarial change in our monetary situation; adversarial penalties of present or future authorized claims; adjustments in accounting judgments and estimates, accounting ideas, insurance policies or pointers; and different dangers detailed within the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, together with the “Risk Factors” part of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-Ok for the fiscal yr ended July 31, 2022, which was filed on September 28, 2022.

All forward-looking statements attributable to us or any individuals performing on our behalf are expressly certified of their entirety by these cautionary statements. All steerage and forward-looking statements on this press launch are made as of the date hereof and we don’t undertake any obligation to replace any forecast or forward-looking statements whether or not because of new data, future occasions or in any other case, besides as could also be required by legislation.

Statement Concerning Non-GAAP Financial Measures

When reporting monetary outcomes, we use the phrases Resort Reported EBITDA, Total Reported EBITDA, Resort EBITDA Margin, Net Debt and Net Real Estate Cash Flow, which aren’t monetary measures below accounting ideas typically accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”). Resort Reported EBITDA, Total Reported EBITDA, Resort EBITDA Margin, Net Debt and Net Real Estate Cash Flow shouldn’t be thought of in isolation or as a substitute for, or substitute for, measures of economic efficiency or liquidity ready in accordance with GAAP. In addition, we report phase Reported EBITDA (i.e. Mountain, Lodging and Real Estate), the measure of phase revenue or loss required to be disclosed in accordance with GAAP. Accordingly, these measures is probably not akin to similarly-titled measures of different corporations. Additionally, with respect to dialogue of impacts from forex, the Company calculates the impression by making use of present interval overseas trade charges to the prior interval outcomes, because the Company believes that evaluating monetary data utilizing comparable overseas trade charges is a extra goal and helpful measure of adjustments in working efficiency.

Reported EBITDA (and its counterpart for every of our segments) has been introduced herein as a measure of the Company’s efficiency. The Company believes that Reported EBITDA is an indicative measurement of the Company’s working efficiency, and is just like efficiency metrics typically utilized by traders to judge different corporations within the resort and lodging industries. The Company defines Resort EBITDA Margin as Resort Reported EBITDA divided by Resort internet income. The Company believes Resort EBITDA Margin is a vital measurement of working efficiency. The Company believes that Net Debt is a vital measurement of liquidity as it’s an indicator of the Company’s capability to acquire extra capital sources for its future money wants. Additionally, the Company believes Net Real Estate Cash Flow is necessary as a money circulate indicator for its Real Estate phase. See the tables offered on this launch for reconciliations of our measures of phase profitability and non-GAAP monetary measures to essentially the most instantly comparable GAAP monetary measures.

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Vail Resorts, Inc.
Consolidated Condensed Statements of Operations
(In 1000’s, besides per share quantities)
(Unaudited)




Three Months Ended

July 31,


Twelve Months Ended

July 31,



2022


2021


2022


2021

Net income:









Mountain and Lodging companies and different


$        203,843


$        154,278


$     2,116,547


$     1,650,055

Mountain and Lodging retail and eating


63,209


49,523


408,657


257,885

Resort internet income


267,052


203,801


2,525,204


1,907,940

Real Estate


84


401


708


1,770

Total internet income


267,136


204,202


2,525,912


1,909,710

Segment working expense:









Mountain and Lodging working expense


215,480


194,509


1,180,963


960,453

Mountain and Lodging retail and eating value of
merchandise offered


27,296


22,101


162,414


112,536

General and administrative


87,234


86,549


347,493


296,993

Resort working expense


330,010


303,159


1,690,870


1,369,982

Real Estate working expense


1,321


1,588


5,911


6,676

Total phase working expense


331,331


304,747


1,696,781


1,376,658

Other working (expense) earnings:









Depreciation and amortization


(63,177)


(63,223)


(252,391)


(252,585)

Gain on sale of actual property


125


135


1,276


324

Change in truthful worth of contingent consideration


1,300


(2,200)


(20,280)


(14,402)

Gain (loss) on disposal of fastened property and different, internet


27,829


(4,611)


43,992


(5,373)

(Loss) earnings from operations


(98,118)


(170,444)


601,728


261,016

Mountain fairness funding (loss) earnings, internet


(115)


521


(148,183)


6,698

Investment earnings (expense) and different, internet


2,738


(271)


2,580


586

Foreign forex acquire (loss) on intercompany loans


397


(1,550)


3,718


8,282

Interest expense, internet


(36,140)


(39,112)


(2,682)


(151,399)

(Loss) earnings earlier than profit from (provision for) earnings
taxes


(131,238)


(210,856)


457,161


125,183

Benefit from (provision for) earnings taxes


21,583


65,914


(88,824)


(726)

Net (loss) earnings


(109,655)


(144,942)


368,337


124,457

Net loss (earnings) attributable to noncontrolling pursuits


969


4,131


(20,414)


3,393

Net (loss) earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc.


$      (108,686)


$      (140,811)


$        347,923


$        127,850

Per share quantities:









Basic internet (loss) earnings per share attributable to Vail
Resorts, Inc.


$             (2.70)


$             (3.49)


$               8.60


$               3.17

Diluted internet (loss) earnings per share attributable to Vail
Resorts, Inc.


$             (2.70)


$             (3.49)


$               8.55


$               3.13

Cash dividends declared per share


$               1.91


$                  —


$               5.58


$                  —

Weighted common shares excellent:









Basic


40,305


40,372


40,465


40,301

Diluted


40,305


40,372


40,687


40,828

Vail Resorts, Inc.
Consolidated Condensed Statements of Operations – Other Data
(In 1000’s)
(Unaudited)






Three Months Ended

July 31,


Twelve Months Ended

July 31,




2022


2021 (1)


2022


2021 (1)



Other Data:










Mountain Reported EBITDA


$         (62,362)


$      (101,514)


$        811,167


$        552,753


Lodging Reported EBITDA


(711)


2,677


25,747


(8,097)


Resort Reported EBITDA


(63,073)


(98,837)


836,914


544,656


Real Estate Reported EBITDA


(1,112)


(1,052)


(3,927)


(4,582)


Total Reported EBITDA


$         (64,185)


$         (99,889)


$        832,987


$        540,074


Mountain stock-based compensation


$             5,025


$             4,908


$          20,892


$          20,311


Lodging stock-based compensation


881


889


3,737


3,783


Resort stock-based compensation


5,906


5,797


24,629


24,094


Real Estate stock-based compensation


46


81


256


301


Total stock-based compensation


$             5,952


$             5,878


$          24,885


$          24,395












(1) On August 1, 2021, the Company revised its phase reporting to maneuver sure eating and golf operations from the Lodging
phase to the Mountain phase. Segment outcomes for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2021 have been
retrospectively adjusted to mirror present interval presentation.


Vail Resorts, Inc.
Mountain Segment Operating Results
(In 1000’s, besides Effective Ticket Price (“ETP”))
(Unaudited)




Three Months Ended

July 31,


Percentage

Increase


Twelve Months Ended

July 31,


Percentage

Increase



2022


2021 (1)


(Decrease)


2022


2021 (1)


(Decrease)

Net Mountain income:













Lift


$      59,594


$      35,032


70.1 %


$ 1,310,213


$ 1,076,578


21.7 %

Ski college


9,203


5,403


70.3 %


223,645


144,227


55.1 %

Dining


17,310


10,910


58.7 %


163,705


92,186


77.6 %

Retail/rental


30,064


24,275


23.8 %


311,768


227,993


36.7 %

Other


68,633


55,809


23.0 %


203,783


161,814


25.9 %

Total Mountain internet income


184,804


131,429


40.6 %


2,213,114


1,702,798


30.0 %

Mountain working expense:













Labor and labor-related advantages


92,418


83,473


10.7 %


561,266


458,029


22.5 %

Retail value of gross sales


13,173


10,866


21.2 %


99,024


77,217


28.2 %

Resort associated charges


3,758


2,830


32.8 %


93,177


69,983


33.1 %

General and administrative


73,150


75,642


(3.3) %


292,412


253,279


15.5 %

Other


64,552


60,653


6.4 %


358,648


298,235


20.3 %

Total Mountain working expense


247,051


233,464


5.8 %


1,404,527


1,156,743


21.4 %

Mountain fairness funding (loss)
earnings, internet


(115)


521


(122.1) %


2,580


6,698


(61.5) %

Mountain Reported EBITDA


$    (62,362)


$  (101,514)


38.6 %


$    811,167


$    552,753


46.8 %














Total skier visits


1,019


661


54.2 %


17,298


14,852


16.5 %

ETP


$        58.48


$        53.00


10.3 %


$        75.74


$        72.49


4.5 %














(1) On August 1, 2021, the Company revised its phase reporting to maneuver sure eating and golf operations from the Lodging
phase to the Mountain phase. Segment outcomes for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2021 have been
retrospectively adjusted to mirror present interval presentation.

Vail Resorts, Inc.
Lodging Operating Results
(In 1000’s, besides Average Daily Rate (“ADR”) and Revenue per Available Room (“RevPAR”))
(Unaudited)





Three Months Ended

July 31,


Percentage

Increase


Twelve Months Ended

July 31,


Percentage

Increase



2022


2021 (1)


(Decrease)


2022


2021 (1)


(Decrease)

Lodging internet income:













Owned lodge rooms


$     27,217


$     23,184


17.4 %


$     80,579


$     47,509


69.6 %

Managed condominium rooms


14,001


13,826


1.3 %


97,704


72,217


35.3 %

Dining


15,273


9,508


60.6 %


48,569


17,211


182.2 %

Transportation


1,600


1,661


(3.7) %


16,021


9,271


72.8 %

Golf


5,837


5,640


3.5 %


10,975


9,373


17.1 %

Other


14,859


17,174


(13.5) %


46,500


43,008


8.1 %



78,787


70,993


11.0 %


300,348


198,589


51.2 %

Payroll value reimbursements


3,461


1,379


151.0 %


11,742


6,553


79.2 %

Total Lodging internet income


82,248


72,372


13.6 %


312,090


205,142


52.1 %

Lodging working expense:













Labor and labor-related advantages


35,959


29,132


23.4 %


128,884


95,899


34.4 %

General and administrative


14,084


10,907


29.1 %


55,081


43,714


26.0 %

Other


29,455


28,277


4.2 %


90,636


67,073


35.1 %



79,498


68,316


16.4 %


274,601


206,686


32.9 %

Reimbursed payroll prices


3,461


1,379


151.0 %


11,742


6,553


79.2 %

Total Lodging working expense


82,959


69,695


19.0 %


286,343


213,239


34.3 %

Lodging Reported EBITDA


$         (711)


$       2,677


(126.6) %


$     25,747


$     (8,097)


418.0 %














Owned lodge statistics:













ADR


$     314.22


$     276.28


13.7 %


$     309.78


$     264.83


17.0 %

RevPAR


$     177.66


$     171.51


3.6 %


$     170.84


$     122.45


39.5 %

Managed condominium statistics:













ADR


$     266.54


$     267.50


(0.4) %


$     410.13


$     349.08


17.5 %

RevPAR


$       59.99


$       57.25


4.8 %


$     122.15


$       77.74


57.1 %

Owned lodge and managed condominium
statistics (mixed):













ADR


$     289.60


$     271.64


6.6 %


$     373.89


$     322.15


16.1 %

RevPAR


$       91.94


$       84.18


9.2 %


$     133.53


$       85.99


55.3 %














(1) On August 1, 2021, the Company revised its phase reporting to maneuver sure eating and golf operations from the Lodging
phase to the Mountain phase. Segment outcomes for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2021 have been
retrospectively adjusted to mirror present interval presentation.

Key Balance Sheet Data
(In 1000’s)
(Unaudited)




As of July 31,



2022


2021

Real property held on the market and funding


$                 95,983


$                  95,615

Total Vail Resorts, Inc. stockholders’ fairness


$            1,612,439


$             1,594,599

Long-term debt, internet


$            2,670,300


$             2,736,175

Long-term debt due inside one yr


63,749


114,117

Total debt


2,734,049


2,850,292

Less: money and money equivalents


1,107,427


1,243,962

Net debt


$            1,626,622


$             1,606,330

Reconciliation of Measures of Segment Profitability and Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Presented under is a reconciliation of internet (loss) earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. to Total Reported EBITDA for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2022 and 2021.


(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)


(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)


Three Months Ended July 31,


Twelve Months Ended July 31,


2022


2021 (2)


2022


2021 (2)

Net (loss) earnings attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc.

$       (108,686)


$       (140,811)


$         347,923


$         127,850

Net (loss) earnings attributable to noncontrolling pursuits

(969)


(4,131)


20,414


(3,393)

Net (loss) earnings

(109,655)


(144,942)


368,337


124,457

(Benefit from) provision for earnings taxes

(21,583)


(65,914)


88,824


726

(Loss) earnings earlier than (profit from) provision for
earnings taxes

(131,238)


(210,856)


457,161


125,183

Depreciation and amortization

63,177


63,223


252,391


252,585

(Gain) loss on disposal of fastened property and different, internet

(27,829)


4,611


(43,992)


5,373

Change in truthful worth of contingent consideration

(1,300)


2,200


20,280


14,402

Investment (earnings) expense and different, internet

(2,738)


271


(3,718)


(586)

Foreign forex (acquire) loss on intercompany loans

(397)


1,550


2,682


(8,282)

Interest expense, internet

36,140


39,112


148,183


151,399

Total Reported EBITDA

$         (64,185)


$         (99,889)


$         832,987


$         540,074









Mountain Reported EBITDA

$         (62,362)


$       (101,514)


$         811,167


$         552,753

Lodging Reported EBITDA

(711)


2,677


25,747


(8,097)

Resort Reported EBITDA (1)

(63,073)


(98,837)


$         836,914


$         544,656

Real Estate Reported EBITDA

(1,112)


(1,052)


(3,927)


(4,582)

Total Reported EBITDA

$         (64,185)


$         (99,889)


$         832,987


$         540,074









(1) Resort represents the sum of Mountain and Lodging

(2) On August 1, 2021, the Company revised its phase reporting to maneuver sure eating and golf operations from the Lodging
phase to the Mountain phase. Segment outcomes for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2021 have been
retrospectively adjusted to mirror present interval presentation.

The following desk reconciles long-term debt, internet to Net Debt and the calculation of Net Debt to Total Reported EBITDA for the twelve months ended July 31, 2022.


(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)

(As of July 31, 2022)

Long-term debt, internet

$                   2,670,300

Long-term debt due inside one yr

63,749

Total debt

2,734,049

Less: money and money equivalents

1,107,427

Net debt

$                   1,626,622

Net debt to Total Reported EBITDA

2.0 x

The following desk reconciles Real Estate Reported EBITDA to Net Real Estate Cash Flow for the three and twelve months ended July 31, 2022 and 2021.



(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)

Three Months Ended

July 31,


(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)

Twelve Months Ended

July 31,



2022


2021


2022


2021

Real Estate Reported EBITDA


$       (1,112)


$       (1,052)


$       (3,927)


$       (4.582)

Non-cash Real Estate value of gross sales



309


227


1,201

Non-cash Real Estate stock-based compensation


46


81


256


301

Proceeds acquired from Real Estate gross sales


6,125


317


8,091


967

Change in actual property deposits and restoration of beforehand incurred
challenge prices/land foundation much less investments in actual property


142


364


(1,132)


149

Net Real Estate Cash Flow


$         5,201


$              19


$         3,515


$       (1,964)

The following desk reconciles Resort internet income to Resort EBITDA Margin for the yr ended July 31, 2022 and fiscal 2023 steerage.


(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)

(In 1000’s)

(Unaudited)


Twelve Months Ended
July 31, 2022

Fiscal 2023 Guidance (2)

Resort internet income (1)

$                      2,525,204

$                      2,970,000

Resort Reported EBITDA (1)

$                         836,914

$                         920,000

Resort EBITDA margin (1)

33.1 %

31.0 %




(1) Resort represents the sum of Mountain and Lodging


(2) Represents the mid-point of Guidance

SOURCE Vail Resorts, Inc.



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