Emerson Updates Full Year Outlook for FY 2023

ST. LOUIS — Emerson today reported results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2023 and updated its full year outlook for fiscal 2023, which are presented on a continuing operations basis. Emerson also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share of common stock payable September 11, 2023 to stockholders of record August 11, 2023.

Management Commentary

“Emerson delivered another exceptional quarter of underlying sales growth and solid financial and operational results, driven by our highly differentiated portfolio of capabilities and offerings,” said Emerson President and Chief Executive Officer Lal Karsanbhai. “We continue to advance our growth and profitability as a leading automation company, underpinned by the Emerson Management System and the world-class execution of our talented global team.”

Karsanbhai continued, “Our performance over the last nine months demonstrates the strength of our technology and the strategic benefits of our exposure to attractive end-markets. As we close out 2023 and look ahead to 2024, Emerson is uniquely positioned, based on the breadth and depth of our capabilities and long-standing customer relationships, to capture our customers’ investments in energy security and affordability, sustainability and decarbonization, digital transformation, and nearshoring. We look forward to delivering continued shareholder value as we build on our momentum across our business.”

2023 Outlook

The following table summarizes the fiscal year 2023 guidance framework for continuing operations which was increased from prior guidance. The 2023 outlook includes $2 billion returned to shareholders through share repurchases completed in the first quarter and approximately $1.2 billion of dividend payments. Guidance figures are approximate.

Underlying orders does not include AspenTech.
Underlying sales excludes the impact of currency translation, and acquisitions and divestitures. Heritage AspenTech and Emerson’s businesses contributed to AspenTech will be included in underlying sales beginning in 2023 Q4.
3 Adjusted segment EBITA represents segment earnings less restructuring and intangibles amortization expense.
4 Adjusted EPS excludes restructuring and related costs, NI investment gains, acquisition/divestiture costs, write-offs associated with Emerson’s Russia exit, an AspenTech Micromine purchase price hedge, the income/loss of Emerson’s 40% share of Copeland, interest income on undeployed proceeds and intangibles amortization expense. Post-Copeland transaction close, adjusted EPS now includes the interest on the Copeland note receivable valued at $0.02 and approximately $0.06 for the third quarter and fiscal year 2023, respectively.
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