Hornbeck Offshore Announces Second Quarter 2007 Results

Thursday, August 02, 2007
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2007. Second quarter 2007 revenues were $75.1 million, up 6.2% from $70.7 million for the second quarter of 2006. Operating income was $33.9 million, or 45.1% of revenues, for the second quarter of 2007 compared to $32.7 million, or 46.3% of revenues, for the prior-year quarter. EBITDA for the second quarter of 2007 was $41.8 million compared to the Company's second quarter 2007 guidance range of $30.0 million to $35.0 million. Net income for the second quarter of 2007 was $22.6 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, compared to $20.3 million, or $0.73 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter. Included in net income for the second quarter of 2007 was approximately $5.8 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, of interest income, up from $3.6 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2006. This increase in interest income was primarily driven by a higher cash position resulting from cash provided by operating activities and net proceeds raised during the Company's November 2006 convertible notes offering, and to a lesser extent, a higher average interest rate earned during the second quarter of 2007.

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