SP Plus Corporation
STANDARD PARKING CORP (Form: 10-Q, Received: 05/09/2008 06:03:29)

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 10-Q

 

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2008

 

Commission file number: 000-50796

 


 

STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

Delaware

 

16-1171179

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

900 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1600

Chicago, Illinois 60611-1542

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)

 

(312) 274-2000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. YES  x   NO  o

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):

 

Large accelerated filer o

 

Accelerated filer  x

 

 

 

Non-accelerated filer o

 

Smaller reporting company  o

(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)

 

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  YES  o   NO  x

 

As of May 2, 2008, there were 18,075,718 shares of common stock of the registrant outstanding.

 

 



 

STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION
FORM 10-Q INDEX

 

Part I. Financial Information

3

Item 1.

Financial Statements:

3

 

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets as of March 31, 2008 (Unaudited) and December 31, 2007

3

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and March 31, 2007

4

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited) for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and March 31, 2007

5

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements

6

Item 2.

Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

16

Item 3.

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

23

Item 4.

Controls and Procedures

24

Part II. Other Information

24

Item 2.

Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

24

Item 6.

Exhibits

25

Signatures

 

26

Index to Exhibits

27

 

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PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

Item 1.                           Financial Statements

 

STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(in thousands, except for share and per share data)

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

(see Note)

 

ASSETS

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

11,055

 

$

8,466

 

Notes and accounts receivable, net

 

44,653

 

42,706

 

Prepaid expenses and supplies

 

2,535

 

2,765

 

Deferred taxes

 

6,247

 

6,247

 

Total current assets

 

64,490

 

60,184

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leasehold improvements, equipment and construction in progress, net

 

16,028

 

15,695

 

Advances and deposits

 

1,746

 

1,382

 

Long-term receivables, net

 

5,807

 

4,854

 

Intangible and other assets, net

 

4,671

 

4,350

 

Cost of contracts, net

 

10,673

 

7,688

 

Goodwill

 

124,433

 

119,890

 

Deferred taxes

 

 

1,345

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

 

$

227,848

 

$

215,388

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable

 

$

44,215

 

$

42,941

 

Accrued and other current liabilities

 

31,234

 

33,195

 

Long-term borrowings

 

1,555

 

1,938

 

Total current liabilities

 

77,004

 

78,074

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deferred taxes

 

372

 

 

Long-term borrowings, excluding current portion

 

91,174

 

78,425

 

Other long-term liabilities

 

22,847

 

19,550

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stockholders’ equity (1):

 

 

 

 

 

Common stock, par value $.001 per share; 21,300,000 shares authorized; 18,165,275 and 18,371,308 shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2008 and December 31, 2007, respectively

 

18

 

18

 

Additional paid-in capital

 

145,514

 

150,520

 

Accumulated other comprehensive income

 

522

 

482

 

Treasury stock, at cost, 160,979 and 48,474 shares as of March 31, 2008 and December 2007, respectively

 

(3,371

)

(1,172

)

Accumulated deficit

 

(106,232

)

(110,509

)

Total stockholders’ equity

 

36,451

 

39,339

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

 

$

227,848

 

$

215,388

 

 


Note:                         The balance sheet at December 31, 2007 has been derived from the audited financial statements at that date but does not include all of the information and footnotes required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States for complete financial statements.

 

(1)           Adjusted to reflect the effect of the 2-for-1 stock split in January 2008.  See Note 2. S tock Split for additional information.

 

See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements.

 

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STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

(in thousands, except for share and per share data, unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parking services revenue:

 

 

 

 

 

Lease contracts

 

$

37,694

 

$

35,198

 

Management contracts

 

35,880

 

28,196

 

 

 

73,574

 

63,394

 

Reimbursed management contract expense

 

99,451

 

90,497

 

Total revenue

 

173,025

 

153,891

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of parking services:

 

 

 

 

 

Lease contracts

 

34,893

 

32,018

 

Management contracts

 

17,046

 

11,724

 

 

 

51,939

 

43,742

 

Reimbursed management contract expense

 

99,451

 

90,497

 

Total cost of parking services

 

151,390

 

134,239

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross profit:

 

 

 

 

 

Lease contracts

 

2,801

 

3,180

 

Management contracts

 

18,834

 

16,472

 

Total gross profit

 

21,635

 

19,652

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General and administrative expenses (1)

 

11,411

 

10,814

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

1,371

 

1,252

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income

 

8,853

 

7,586

 

Other expenses (income):

 

 

 

 

 

Interest expense

 

1,518

 

1,803

 

Interest income

 

(42

)

(219

)

 

 

1,476

 

1,584

 

Minority interest

 

122

 

160

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income before income taxes

 

7,255

 

5,842

 

Income tax expense

 

2,978

 

2,360

 

Net income

 

$

4,277

 

$

3,482

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common stock data (2):

 

 

 

 

 

Net income per share:

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

0.24

 

$

0.18

 

Diluted

 

$

0.23

 

$

0.18

 

Weighted average shares outstanding:

 

18,122,846

 

19,206,664

 

Basic

 

18,534,770

 

19,719,322

 

Diluted

 

 

 

 

 

 


(1)           Non-cash compensation expense of $53 and $179 for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively, is included in general and administrative expense.

 

(2)           Share and per share amounts have been retroactively adjusted for the effect of the 2-for-1 stock split in January 2008.  See Note 2. Stock Split for additional information.

 

See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements.

 

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STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(in thousands, unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

 

$

4,277

 

$

3,482

 

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operations:

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

1,367

 

1,241

 

Loss on sale of assets

 

4

 

11

 

Amortization of debt issuance costs

 

71

 

68

 

Non-cash stock-based compensation

 

53

 

179

 

Excess tax benefit related to stock option exercises

 

(319

)

(265

)

Provision (reversal) for losses on accounts receivable

 

10

 

(255

)

Deferred income taxes

 

1,717

 

1,992

 

Change in operating assets and liabilities

 

(3,036

)

(379

)

Net cash provided by operating activities

 

4,144

 

6,074

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Acquisitions

 

(5,459

)

 

Purchase of leaseholds improvements and equipment

 

(1,052

)

(668

)

Cost of contracts purchased

 

(96

)

 

Contingent purchase payments

 

 

(77

)

Net cash used in investing activities

 

(6,607

)

(745

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Repurchase of common stock

 

(7,799

)

(3,430

)

Proceeds from exercise of stock options

 

222

 

178

 

Tax benefit related to stock option exercises

 

319

 

265

 

Proceeds from (payments on) senior credit facility

 

12,850

 

(2,600

)

Payments on long-term borrowings

 

(28

)

(77

)

Payments on capital leases

 

(456

)

(748

)

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

 

5,108

 

(6,412

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

 

(56

)

(127

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

 

2,589

 

(1,210

)

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

 

8,466

 

8,058

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

 

$

11,055

 

$

6,848

 

Supplemental disclosures:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash paid during the period for:

 

 

 

 

 

Interest

 

$

1,409

 

$

1,618

 

Income taxes

 

501

 

210

 

 

See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements.

 

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STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION
NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(in thousands, except for share and per share data, unaudited)

 

1.                  Basis of Presentation

 

The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements of Standard Parking Corporation have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States for interim financial information and with the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X. Accordingly, they do not include all of the information and notes required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States for complete financial statements.

 

In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting only of adjustments of a normal and recurring nature) considered necessary for a fair presentation of the financial position and results of operations have been included. Operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2008 are not necessarily indicative of the results that might be expected for any other interim period or the fiscal year ending December 31, 2008. The financial statements presented in this report should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and footnotes thereto included in our 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed March 14, 2008.

 

Principles of Consolidation

 

The consolidated financial statements include the accounts of the Company, its wholly owned subsidiaries, and joint ventures in which the Company has more than 50% ownership interest. Minority interest recorded in the consolidated statement of income is the joint venture partner’s non-controlling interest in consolidated joint ventures. We have interests in thirteen joint ventures, each of which operates between one and twenty-two parking facilities. Of the thirteen joint ventures, ten are majority owned by us and are consolidated into our financial statements, and three are single purpose entities where we have a 50% interest or a minority interest. Investments in joint ventures where the Company has a 50% or less non-controlling ownership interest are accounted for under the equity method. All significant intercompany profits, transactions and balances have been eliminated in consolidation.

 

Variable Interest Entities

 

Equity

 

Commencement of
Operations

 

Nature of
Activities

 

% Ownership

 

Locations

 

Other investments in VIEs

 

Sep 93 — Jan 08

 

Management of parking lots, shuttle operations and parking meters

 

50%

 

Various states

 

 

The existing VIEs in which we have a variable interest are not consolidated into our financial statements because we are not the primary beneficiary.

 

2. Stock Split

 

On December 4, 2007, the Board of Directors declared a 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% common stock dividend to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 8, 2008, which was distributed on January 17, 2008.  All share and per share data included in the consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes have been adjusted to reflect this stock split.

 

3. Stock-Based Compensation

 

Effective January 1, 2006, we adopted the fair value recognition provisions of SFAS No. 123R using the modified prospective method and consequently we have not retroactively adjusted prior period results. Under this method, compensation costs for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007 are based on the estimated fair value of the respective options and the proportion vesting in the period. Deductions for stock-based employee compensation expense for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007 were calculated using the Black-Scholes option pricing model. Allocation of compensation expense was made using historical option terms for option grants made to our employees and historical price volatility.

 

The Company has an amended and restated Long-Term Incentive Plan that was adopted in conjunction with the IPO.  On February 27, 2008, our Board approved an amendment to our Long-Term Incentive Plan, subject to shareholder approval, that increased the maximum number of shares of common stock available for awards under the Long-Term Incentive Plan from 2,000,000 to 2,175,000 and extended the Plan’s termination date. Our shareholders approved this Plan amendment on April 22, 2008, and the Plan now terminates twenty years from the date of such approval, or April 22, 2028.  At March 31, 2008, 719,205 shares were outstanding under the Plan.  In most cases, options granted under the Plan vest at the end of a three-year period from the date of the award. Options are granted with an exercise price equal to the closing price at the date of grant.

 

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Stock Options

 

We use the Black-Scholes option pricing model to estimate the fair value of each option grant as of the date of grant. The volatilities are based on the 90 day historical volatility of our common stock as the grant date. The risk free interest rate is based on zero-coupon U.S. government issues with a remaining term equal to the expected life of the option. Historically, the expected life for options was calculated using the simplified method. The simplified method was calculated as the vesting term plus the contractual term divided by two.

 

 

 

2007

 

Estimated weighted-average fair value of options granted

 

$

7.86

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

Weighted average dividend yield

 

0

%

Weighted average volatility

 

34.84

%

Weighted average risk free interest rate

 

4.65

%

Expected life of option (years)

 

7

 

 

There were no options granted during the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.

 

On January 24, 2008, we issued a stock grant totaling 1,084 shares to a certain director.  The total value of the grant was $25 and is included in general and administrative expenses.

 

The Company recognized $26 and $77 of stock based compensation expense (which includes the above stock grant to a certain director), for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively, which is included in general and administrative expense. As of March 31, 2008, there was no unrecognized compensation costs related to unvested options.

 

Restricted Stock

 

In December 2006, the Board of Directors adopted a performance-based incentive program under our Long-Term Incentive Plan. This new program provided participating executives with the opportunity to earn a combination of stock (50%) and cash (50%) if certain performance targets for pre-tax income and pre-tax free cash flow are achieved. On February 23, 2007, certain participating executives became entitled to performance restricted stock based on the stock price at the commencement of the first three year performance cycle (2007 – 2009) and as a result 16,404 shares were issued subject to vesting upon the achievement of the performance goals. On April 13, 2007, an additional 13,294 shares of the performance restricted stock were issued subject to vesting upon the achievement of the three year performance goals to the remaining participating executives.   On December 31, 2007, 3,849 shares were released free of restrictions in accordance with the achievement of the first year performance goals.

 

The Company’s Compensation Committee and the Board of Directors subsequently approved a one-time grant of restricted stock units to be awarded to members of our senior management team on or about July 1, 2008 in lieu of any further incentive compensation pursuant to the restricted stock and cash award program for cycles that otherwise would have begun in 2008 and thereafter.

 

In accordance with SFAS No. 123R, recording of stock-based compensation expense for awards with performance conditions is based on the probable outcome of that performance condition.  The Company recognized $27 and $51 of stock-based compensation expense and $27 and $51 of cash compensation expense related to the performance-based incentive program, for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively, which is included in general and administrative expenses.  As of March 31, 2008, there was $254 of unrecognized compensation costs related to the performance-based incentive program which is expected to be recognized over a weighted average period of 1.75 years.

 

4.                  Net Income Per Common Share

 

In accordance with SFAS No.128, Earnings Per Share (“EPS”), basic net income per share is computed by dividing net income by the weighted daily average number of shares of common stock outstanding during the period. Diluted net income per share is based upon the weighted daily average number of shares of common stock outstanding for the period plus dilutive potential common shares, including stock options using the treasury-stock method.

 

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A reconciliation of the weighted average basic shares outstanding to the weighted average diluted shares outstanding is as follows:

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

March 31,

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

2008

 

2007

 

Net income

 

$

4,277

 

$

3,482

 

Weighted average basic shares outstanding

 

18,122,846

 

19,206,664

 

Effect of dilutive stock options

 

411,924

 

512,658

 

Weighted average diluted shares outstanding

 

18,534,770

 

19,719,322

 

Net income per share

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

0.24

 

$

0.18

 

Diluted

 

$

0.23

 

$

0.18

 

 

For the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, 25,849 and 16,404 shares, respectively, of performance based restricted stock were not included in the computation of weighted diluted common share amounts because the number of shares ultimately issued is contingent on the Company’s performance goals, which were not achieved as of that date.

 

On March 11, 2008, our Board of Directors approved an award of 750,000 restricted stock units to senior management, to be made on or about July 1, 2008 under the provisions of the existing Long Term Incentive Plan.

 

There are no additional securities that could dilute basic EPS in the future that were not included in the computation of diluted EPS, other than those disclosed.

 

5.               Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements

 

In September 2006, the FASB issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standards, Fair Value Measurements (“Statement No. 157”). Statement No. 157 defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring fair value in generally accepted accounting principles and expands disclosures about fair value measurements. The statement does not require new fair value measurements, but is applied to the extent that other accounting pronouncements require or permit fair value measurements. The statement emphasizes that fair value is a market-based measurement that should be determined based on the assumptions that market participants would use in pricing an asset or liability. Companies will be required to disclose the extent to which fair value is used to measure assets and liabilities, the inputs used to develop the measurements, and the effect of certain of the measurements on earnings (or changes in net assets) for the period. Certain requirements of Statement No. 157 are required for fiscal years beginning after November 15, 2007, and interim periods within those fiscal years. The effective date for other requirements of Statement No. 157 has been deferred for one year by the FASB. The Company adopted the sections of Statement No. 157 which are effective for fiscal years beginning after November 15, 2007 and there was no impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of the delayed Sections of Statement No. 157 on its consolidated financial statements, but is not yet in a position to determine the impact of its adoption.

 

In December 2007, the FASB issued Statement No. 141 (Revised 2007), Business Combinations (“Statement No. 141R”), effective prospectively to business combinations for which the acquisition date is on or after the beginning of the first annual reporting period beginning on or after December 15, 2008. Statement No. 141R establishes principles and requirements on how an acquirer recognizes and measures in its financial statements identifiable assets acquired, liabilities assumed, noncontrolling interests in the acquiree, goodwill or gain from a bargain purchase and accounting for transaction costs. Additionally, Statement No. 141R determines what information must be disclosed to enable users of the financial statements to evaluate the nature and financial effects of the business combination. The Company will adopt Statement No. 141R on January 1, 2009.

 

In December 2007, the FASB issued Statement No. 160, Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements—an amendment of ARB No. 51 . (“Statement No. 160”) Statement No. 160 requires entities to report noncontrolling (minority) interests as a component of shareholders’ equity on the balance sheet; include all earnings of a consolidated subsidiary in consolidated results of operations; and treat all transactions between the parent and its noncontrolling interest holder that increase or decrease the noncontrolling interest as equity  provided the parent does not lose control. Statement No. 160 is effective for fiscal years beginning

 

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on or after December 15, 2008, must be adopted concurrently with SFAS 141R, and adoption is prospective only; however, presentation and disclosure requirements described above must be applied retrospectively. The Company is currently evaluating the impact that Statement No. 160 will have on its financial statements and disclosures.

 

6.                  Acquisitions

 

During February 2008, the Company acquired certain assets of G.O. Parking in Chicago, Illinois.  Consideration for the acquisition was approximately $5,262 with an additional $3,000 to be paid in five annual installments of $600, commencing February 2009.  In addition, the Company paid and capitalized $198 in acquisition costs.

 

During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company completed four acquisitions and purchased certain assets of a valet operation in Seattle, Washington. Consideration for all acquisitions was approximately $6,550, ($5,928 paid in cash and $622 through the sale of certain contract rights in a non-cash transaction) with an estimated $1,525 to be paid in the future based upon financial performance compared to forecast. In addition, the Company paid and capitalized $274 in acquisition costs. A summary of the acquisitions follows:

 

·                   In September 2007, we acquired certain assets of Downtown Parking, LLC. a parking operator in Chicago, Illinois.

 

·                   In September 2007, we acquired certain assets of Alliance International Security, Inc., a regional security services firm based in Los Angeles, California.

 

·                   In July 2007, we acquired contract rights for certain locations in Los Angeles, California from a related party.

 

·                   In July 2007, we acquired certain valet parking locations in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

The acquisitions for 2008 and 2007 were accounted for using the purchase method of accounting.  The purchase price allocations are based on preliminary estimates.  These estimates are subject to revision after the Company completes its fair value analysis.  The Company financed the acquisitions through additional term borrowings under the senior credit facility and existing cash. The results of operations of these acquisitions are included in the Company’s consolidated statement of income from the date of acquisition. None of the acquisitions, either individually or in the aggregate is considered material to the Company.

 

7.  Leasehold Improvements, Equipment and Construction in Progress, net

 

A summary of leasehold improvements, equipment, and construction in progress and related accumulated depreciation and amortization is as follows:

 

 

 

Ranges of Estimated useful life

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

Equipment

 

2-10 years

 

$

33,280

 

$

30,234

 

Leasehold improvements

 

Shorter of lease term or economic life up to 10 years

 

10,090

 

10,082

 

Construction in progress

 

 

 

2,291

 

4,129

 

 

 

 

 

45,661

 

44,445

 

Less accumulated depreciation and amortization

 

 

 

(29,633

)

(28,750

)

Leasehold improvements, equipments and construction in progress, net

 

 

 

$

16,028

 

$

15,695

 

 

Depreciation expense was $994, and $1,014 for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively. Depreciation includes losses on abandonments of leasehold improvements and equipment of $4 and $11 in 2008 and 2007, respectively.

 

8.  Cost of Contracts, net

 

Cost of contracts represents the contractual rights associated with providing parking services at a managed or leased facility. Cost consists of either capitalized payments made to third parties or the value ascribed to contracts acquired through acquisition. Cost of contracts are amortized over the estimated life of the contracts, including anticipated renewals and terminations.

 

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The balance of cost of contracts is comprised of the following:

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

Cost of contracts

 

$

43,230

 

$

39,953

 

Accumulated amortization

 

(32,557

)

(32,265

)

Cost of contracts, net

 

$

10,673

 

$

7,688

 

 

Amortization expense related to cost of contracts was $305 and $233 for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively. The weighted average useful life is 9 years for 2008 and 7 years for 2007.

 

9.                  Goodwill and Intangible Assets

 

As of March 31, 2008 and December 31, 2007, the Company’s finite lived intangible assets amount to $397 and $193, respectively net of accumulated amortization of $104 and $36, which primarily consisted of non-compete agreements amortized over their contractual lives.

 

The change in the carrying amount of goodwill is summarized as follows:

 

Beginning balance at January 1, 2008

 

$

119,890

 

Effect of foreign currency translation

 

(135

)

Purchase price adjustment related to acquisitions

 

4,678

 

Ending balance at March 31, 2008

 

$

124,433

 

 

Amortization expense for intangible assets was $67 and $2 for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007, respectively. As a result of the acquisitions which occurred during 2007, our contingent payments outstanding total $1,525 and will be paid over time based on performance. Such contingent payments will be accounted for as additional purchase price.

 

The Company has assigned its goodwill to its various reporting units. The following table reflects the changes in the carrying amounts of goodwill by reported segment for the three months ended March 31, 2008.

 

 

 

Region
One

 

Region
Two

 

Region
Three

 

Region
Four

 

Total

 

Balance as of January 1, 2008

 

$

55,175

 

$

16,367

 

$

25,771

 

$

22,577

 

$

119,890

 

Acquired during the period

 

3,436

 

 

1,242

 

 

4,678

 

Foreign currency translation

 

 

(135

)

 

 

(135

)

Balance as of March 31, 2008

 

$

58,611

 

$

16,232

 

$

27,013

 

$

22,577

 

$

124,433

 

 

10.           Long-Term Receivables

 

Long-term receivables, net, consist of the following:

 

 

 

Amount Outstanding

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

Bradley International Airport

 

 

 

 

 

Deficiency payments

 

$

5,088

 

$

4,135

 

Other Bradley related, net

 

3,203

 

3,203

 

Valuation allowance

 

(2,484

)

(2,484

)

Total long-term receivables, net

 

$

5,807

 

$

4,854

 

 

We entered into a 25-year agreement with the State of Connecticut that expires on April 6, 2025, under which we operate the surface parking and 3,500 garage parking spaces at Bradley International Airport located in the Hartford, Connecticut metropolitan area. The parking garage was financed on April 6, 2000 through the issuance of $53,800 of State of Connecticut special facility revenue bonds, representing $47,700 non-taxable Series A bonds and a separate taxable issuance of $6,100 Series B bonds. The Series B bonds were retired on July 1, 2006 according to the terms of the indenture. The Bradley agreement provides that we deposit with a trustee for the bondholders all gross revenues collected from operations of the surface and garage parking, and from these gross revenues, the trustee pays debt service on the special facility revenue bonds, operating and capital maintenance expenses of the surface

 

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and garage parking facilities and specific annual guaranteed minimum payments to the State. Principal and interest on the Bradley special facility revenue bonds increase from approximately $3,600 in lease year 2002 to approximately $4,500 in lease year 2025. Our annual guaranteed minimum payments to the State increase from approximately $8,300 in lease year 2002 to approximately $13,200 in lease year 2024.

 

To the extent that monthly gross receipts are not sufficient for the trustee to make the required payments, we are obligated pursuant to our agreement, to deliver the deficiency amount to the trustee within three business days of being notified. We are responsible for these deficiency payments regardless of the amount of utilization for the Bradley parking facilities. In the three months ended March 31, 2008, we made deficiency payments (net of repayments) of $952 and did not record or receive any interest and premium income related to deficiency repayments from the trustee. In the three months ended March 31, 2007, we made deficiency payments (net of  repayments) of $300 and recorded a $13 increase to a receivable related to interest and premium income on deficiency repayments from the trustee. The total receivable from the trustee for interest and premium income related to deficiency repayments as of March 31, 2008 was $52 compared to $127 as of March 31, 2007.

 

The deficiency payments represent contingent interest bearing advances to the trustee to cover operating cash flow requirements. The payments, if any, are recorded as a receivable by us for which we are reimbursed from time to time as provided in the trust agreement. As of March 31, 2008, we have advanced to the trustee $5,088, net of reimbursements. We believe these advances to be fully recoverable and therefore have not recorded a valuation allowance for them. We do not guarantee the payment of any principal or interest on any debt obligations of the State of Connecticut or the trustee. Total cumulative net management fees related to Bradley are $5,656. Prior to 2003, we recognized a total of $2,506 in fees. A full valuation allowance was recorded against these fees during the year ended December 31, 2003. Due to the existence of outstanding guarantor payments, $3,150 in management fees have not been recognized as of March 31, 2008.

 

11.           Borrowing Arrangements

 

Long-term borrowings, in order of preference, consist of:

 

 

 

 

 

Amount Outstanding

 

 

 

Due Date

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior credit facility

 

June 2011

 

$

87,000

 

$

74,150

 

Capital lease obligations

 

Various

 

4,218

 

4,649

 

Obligations on Seller notes and other

 

Various

 

1,511

 

1,564

 

 

 

 

 

92,729

 

80,363

 

Less current portion

 

 

 

1,555

 

1,938

 

 

 

 

 

$

91,174

 

$

78,425

 

 

Senior Credit Facility

 

The senior credit facility consists of  $135,000 revolving credit facility that will expire on June 29, 2011. The revolving credit facility includes a letter of credit sub-facility with a sublimit of $50,000 and a swing line sub-facility with a sublimit of $10,000.

 

The revolving credit facility bears interest, at our option, at either (1) LIBOR plus the applicable LIBOR Margin ranging between 1.50% and 2.25% depending on the ratio of our total funded indebtedness to our EBITDA from time to time (“Total Debt Ratio”) or (2) the Base Rate (as defined below) plus the applicable Base Rate Margin ranging between 0.00% and 0.75% depending on our Total Debt Ratio. We may elect interest periods of one, two, three or six months for LIBOR based borrowings. The Base Rate is the greater of (i) the rate publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America, N.A. as its “prime rate”, or (ii) the overnight federal funds rate plus 0.50%.

 

The senior credit facility includes a fixed charge ratio covenant, a total debt to EBITDA ratio covenant, a limit on our ability to incur additional indebtedness, issue preferred stock or pay dividends, and certain other restrictions on our activities. We are required to repay borrowings under the senior credit facility out of the proceeds of future issuances of debt or equity securities and asset sales, subject to certain customary exceptions. The senior credit facility is secured by substantially all of our assets and all assets acquired in the future (including a pledge of 100% of the stock of our existing and future domestic guarantor subsidiaries and 65% of the stock of our existing and future foreign subsidiaries).

 

We are in compliance with all of our financial covenants.

 

The weighted average interest rate on our senior credit facility at March 31, 2008 and December 31, 2007 was 4.0% and

 

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5.4%, respectively. The rate includes all outstanding LIBOR contracts, interest rate cap effect and letters of credit. The weighted average interest rate on outstanding borrowings, not including letters of credit, was 4.6% and 6.5% at March 31, 2008 and December 31, 2007, respectively.

 

At March 31, 2008, we had $21,078 of letters of credit outstanding under the senior credit facility, borrowings against the senior credit facility aggregated $87,000, and we had $26,922 available under the senior credit facility.

 

We have entered into various financing agreements, which were used for the purchase of equipment.

 

12.           Stock Repurchase

 

In December 2007, the Board of Directors authorized us to repurchase shares of our common stock, on the open market or through private purchases, up to $25,000 in aggregate.  As of December 31, 2007, $22,882 remained available for repurchase under this authorization.

 

During the first quarter of 2008, we repurchased 255,300 shares at an average price of $20.79 per share, including average commissions of $0.03 per share, on the open market.  Our majority shareholder sold to us 120,111 shares in the first quarter at an average price of $20.76 per share.  The total value of the first quarter transactions was $7,800.  214,500 shares were retired in March 2008 and the remaining 160,911 shares were held as treasury stock at March 31, 2008.

 

As of March 31, 2008, $15,082 remained available for repurchase under the December 2007 authorization by the Board of Directors.

 

In March 2007, the Board of Directors authorized us to repurchase shares of our common stock, on the open market or through private purchases, up to $20,000 in aggregate.  This repurchase program was completed during the fourth quarter of 2007.

 

During the first quarter of 2007, we repurchased 95,278 shares at an average price of $17.57 per share, including average commissions of $0.01 per share, on the open market. Our majority shareholder sold to us 100,000 shares in the first quarter at an average price of $17.56 per share. The total value of the first quarter transactions was $3,430. All treasury shares were retired in March 2007.

 

13.           Domestic and Foreign Operations

 

Our business activities consist of domestic and foreign operations. Foreign operations are conducted in Canada. Revenue attributable to foreign operations was less than 10% of consolidated revenues for each of the periods ended March 31, 2008 and March 31, 2007.

 

A summary of information about our foreign and domestic operations is as follows:

 

 

 

For the three months ended

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

Total revenues, excluding reimbursement of management contract expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

 

$

72,520

 

$

62,437

 

Foreign

 

1,054

 

957

 

Consolidated

 

$

73,574

 

$

63,394

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income:

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

 

$

8,572

 

$

7,415

 

Foreign

 

281

 

171

 

Consolidated

 

$

8,853

 

$

7,586

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income before income taxes:

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

 

$

6,959

 

$

5,659

 

Foreign

 

296

 

183

 

Consolidated

 

$

7,255

 

$

5,842

 

 

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March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

Identifiable assets:

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic

 

$

219,294

 

$

207,375

 

Foreign

 

8,554

 

8,013

 

Consolidated

 

$

227,848

 

$

215,388

 

 

Business Unit Segment Information

 

SFAS No. 131 “Disclosures about Segments of an Enterprise and Related Information” (SFAS 131”), establishes annual and interim reporting standards for an enterprise’s operating segments and related disclosures about its products, services, geographic areas and major customers. An operating segment is defined as a component of an enterprise that engages in business activities from which it may earn revenues and incur expenses, and about which separate financial information is regularly evaluated by the Chief Operating Decision Maker (“CODM”) in deciding how to allocate resources. The CODM, as defined by SFAS 131, is the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).

 

Each of the operating segments is directly responsible for revenue and expenses related to their operations including direct regional administrative costs. Finance, information technology, human resources, and legal are shared functions that are not allocated back to the four operating segments. The CODM assesses the performance of each operating segment using information about its revenue and operating income (loss) before interest, taxes, and depreciation and amortization, but does not evaluate segments using discrete asset information. There are no inter-segment transactions and the Company does not allocate interest and other income, interest expense, depreciation and amortization or taxes to operating segments. The accounting policies for segment reporting are the same as for the Company as a whole.

 

The Company is managed based on regions administered by executive vice presidents. Three regions are generally organized geographically with the fourth region encompassing major airports and transportation operations nationwide. The following is a summary of revenues (excluding reimbursement of management contract expenses) and operating income before depreciation and amortization by regions for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007. Information related to prior periods has been recast to conform to the new region alignment.

 

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In accordance with SFAS 131, the Company has provided this business unit segment information for all comparable prior periods. Segment information is summarized as follows (in thousands):

 

 

 

For the three months ended

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

Revenues(a):

 

 

 

 

 

Region One

 

$

27,910

 

$

24,618

 

Region Two

 

7,964

 

6,491

 

Region Three

 

16,186

 

14,929

 

Region Four

 

19,218

 

16,763

 

Other

 

2,296

 

593

 

Total revenues

 

$

73,574

 

$

63,394

 

Operating income (loss):

 

 

 

 

 

Region One

 

7,525

 

7,564

 

Region Two

 

3,270

 

2,425

 

Region Three

 

5,589

 

5,057

 

Region Four

 

4,597

 

4,079

 

Other

 

(10,757

)

(10,287

)

Operating income before depreciation and amortization

 

10,224

 

8,838

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

1,371

 

1,252

 

Total operating income

 

$

8,853

 

$

7,586

 

Other expenses (income):

 

 

 

 

 

Interest expense

 

$

1,518

 

$

1,803

 

Interest income

 

(42

)

(219

)

 

 

1,476

 

1,584

 

Minority interest

 

122

 

160

 

Income before income taxes

 

7,255

 

5,842

 

Income tax expense (benefit)

 

2,978

 

2,360

 

Net income

 

$

4,277

 

$

3,482

 

 


(a)                                   Excludes reimbursement of management contract expenses.

 

Region One encompasses operations in Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin, along with regional general and administrative expenses.

 

Region Two encompasses operations in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Ontario, Tennessee, and Texas, along with regional general and administrative expenses.

 

Region Three encompasses operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming, along with regional general and administrative expenses.

 

Region Four encompasses all major airport and transportation operations nationwide, along with regional general and administrative expenses.

 

Other consists of ancillary revenue that is not specifically identifiable to a region and support office general and administrative expenses.

 

The CODM does not evaluate segments using discrete asset information.

 

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14.           Comprehensive Income

 

Comprehensive income consists of the following components:

 

 

 

For the three months ended

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

 

Net income

 

$

4,277

 

$

3,482

 

Revaluation of interest rate cap

 

 

43

 

Reclassification adjustment for net loss realized in net income for cash flow hedge, net of tax

 

95

 

 

Effect of foreign currency translation

 

(55

)

(127

)

Comprehensive income

 

$

4,317

 

$

3,398

 

 

15. Income Taxes

 

For the three months ended March 31, 2008, the Company recognized income tax expense of $2,978 on pre-tax earnings of $7,255 compared to $2,360 tax expense on pretax earnings of $5,842 for the three months ended March 31, 2007. The increase in income tax expense is based on an effective tax rate of approximately 41.0% in the first quarter of 2008 compared to approximately 40.4% in the first quarter of 2007.  The change in the Company’s effective tax rate resulted from an increase in the Company’s state tax rate.

 

In July 2006, FASB issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standards Interpretation No. 48 (“FIN 48”), “ Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes”. FIN 48 clarifies the accounting for uncertainty in income taxes recognized in an enterprise’s financial statements in accordance with SFAS 109, “Accounting for Income Taxes”. FIN 48 also prescribes a recognition threshold and measurement attribute for the financial statement recognition and measurement of a tax position taken or expected to be taken in a tax return. The Company recognizes potential interest and penalties related to uncertain tax positions, if any, in income tax expense. Upon adoption, the Company completed a detailed analysis of its tax positions and determined that the implementation of FIN 48 did not have an impact on the Company’s financial position or results from operations.  As of March 31, 2008, the Company has not identified any tax positions that would have a material impact on the Company’s financial position.

 

The tax years that remain subject to examination for the Company’s major tax jurisdictions at March 31, 2008 are shown below:

 

2004 – 2007

 

United States — federal income tax

2002 – 2007

 

United States — state and local income tax

2003 – 2007

 

Canada

 

16. Hurricane Katrina

 

On May 2, 2008, we entered into a definitive settlement agreement with our insurance carrier to finalize all of our open claims with respect to Hurricane Katrina. The settlement agreement is for $4,225 of which $2,000 was received previously. We are required to reimburse the owners of the leased and managed locations for property damage of approximately $2,200, which was previously accrued.  After payment of settlement fees, expenses and other amounts due under contractual arrangements, we expect to record approximately $1,800 in pre-tax income in the second quarter of 2008.

 

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Item 2.                           Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

 

The following discussion will assist in understanding our financial position and results of operations. The information below should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements, the related notes to the consolidated financial statements and our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007.

 

In addition to historical information, this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed in “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” as well as in this Quarterly Report generally. You should carefully review the risks described in this Quarterly Report as well as the risks described in other documents filed by us and from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, when used in this Quarterly Report, the words “anticipates,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” and “expects” and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Our actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from the results expressed in, or implied by these forward-looking statements or us. We undertake no obligation to revise these forward-looking statements to reflect any future events or circumstances.

 

We continue to be subject to certain factors that could cause our results to differ materially from expected and historical results (see the “Risk Factors” set forth in our 2007 Form 10-K filed on March 14, 2008).

 

Overview

 

Our Business

 

We manage parking facilities in urban markets and at airports across the United States and in three Canadian provinces. We do not own any facilities, but instead enter into contractual relationships with property owners or managers.

 

We operate our clients’ properties through two types of arrangements: management contracts and leases. Under a management contract, we typically receive a base monthly fee for managing the facility, and we may also receive an incentive fee based on the achievement of facility performance objectives. We also receive fees for ancillary services. Typically, all of the underlying revenues and expenses under a standard management contract flow through to our clients rather than to us. However, some management contracts, which are referred to as “reverse” management contracts, usually provide for larger management fees and require us to pay various costs. Under lease arrangements, we generally pay to the property owner either a fixed annual rent, a percentage of gross customer collections or a combination thereof. We collect all revenues under lease arrangements and we are responsible for most operating expenses, but we are typically not responsible for major maintenance, capital expenditures or real estate taxes. Margins for lease contracts vary significantly, not only due to operating performance, but also due to variability of parking rates in different cities and varying space utilization by parking facility type and location. As of March 31, 2008, we operated 89% of our locations under management contracts and 11% under leases.

 

In evaluating our financial condition and operating performance, management’s primary focus is on our gross profit, total general and administrative expense and general and administrative expense as a percentage of our gross profit. Although the underlying economics to us of management contracts and leases are similar, the manner in which we are required to account for them differs. Revenue from leases includes all gross customer collections derived from our leased locations (net of parking tax), whereas revenue from management contracts only includes our contractually agreed upon management fees and amounts attributable to ancillary services. Gross customer collections at facilities under management contracts, therefore, are not included in our revenue. Accordingly, while a change in the proportion of our operating agreements that are structured as leases versus management contracts may cause significant fluctuations in reported revenue and expense of parking services, that change will not artificially affect our gross profit. For example, as of March 31, 2008, 89% of our locations were operated under management contract and 87% of our gross profit for the period ended March 31, 2008 was derived from management contracts. Only 49% of total revenue (excluding reimbursement of management contract expenses), however, was from management contracts because under those contracts the revenue collected from parking customers belongs to our clients. Therefore, gross profit and total general and administrative expense, rather than revenue, are management’s primary focus.

 

General Business Trends

 

We believe that sophisticated commercial real estate developers and property managers and owners recognize the potential for parking and related services to be a profit generator rather than a cost center. Often, the parking experience makes both the first and the last impressions on their properties’ tenants and visitors. By outsourcing these services, they are able to capture additional profit by leveraging the unique operational skills and controls that an experienced parking management company can offer. Our ability to consistently deliver a uniformly high level of parking and related services and maximize the profit to our clients improves our

 

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ability  to win contracts and retain existing locations. Our retention rate for the twelve month period ended March 31, 2008 was 92%, compared to 90% for the year-ago period, which also reflects our decision not to renew, or terminate, unprofitable contracts.

 

For the three months ended March 31, 2008 compared to the three months ended March 31, 2007, average gross profit per location decreased by 2.3% from $10.0 thousand to $9.8 thousand, as a result of acquired businesses with lower gross profit per location.

 

Summary of Operating Facilities

 

We focus our operations in core markets where a concentration of locations improves customer service levels and operating margins. The following table reflects our facilities operated at the end of the periods indicated:

 

 

 

March 31, 2008

 

December 31, 2007

 

March 31, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Managed facilities

 

1,966

 

1,893

 

1,717

 

Leased facilities

 

244

 

238

 

245

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total facilities

 

2,210

 

2,131

 

1,962

 

 

Revenue

 

We recognize parking services revenue from lease and management contracts as the related services are provided. Substantially all of our revenues come from the following two sources:

 

·                                          Parking services revenue—lease contracts . Parking services revenues related to lease contracts consist of all revenue received at a leased facility, including parking receipts (net of parking tax), consulting and real estate development fees, gains on sales of contracts and payments for exercising termination rights.

 

·                                          Parking services revenue—management contracts. Management contract revenue consists of management fees, including both fixed and performance-based fees, and amounts attributable to ancillary services such as accounting, equipment leasing, payments received for exercising termination rights, consulting, developmental fees, gains on sales of contracts, insurance and other value-added services with respect to managed locations. We believe we generally purchase required insurance at lower rates than our clients can obtain on their own because we effectively self-insure for all liability and worker’s compensation claims by maintaining a large per-claim deductible. As a result, we have generated operating income on the insurance provided under our management contracts by focusing on our risk management efforts and controlling losses. Management contract revenues do not include gross customer collections at the managed locations as this revenue belongs to the property owner rather than to us. Management contracts generally provide us with a management fee regardless of the operating performance of the underlying facility.

 

Reimbursement of Management Contract Expense

 

Reimbursement of management contract expense consists of the direct reimbursement from the property owner for operating expenses incurred under a management contract.

 

Cost of Parking Services

 

Our cost of parking services consists of the following:

 

·      Cost of parking services—lease contracts. The cost of parking services under a lease arrangement consists of contractual rental fees paid to the facility owner and all operating expenses incurred in connection with operating the leased facility. Contractual fees paid to the facility owner are generally based on either a fixed contractual amount or a percentage of gross revenue or a combination thereof. Generally, under a lease arrangement we are not responsible for major capital expenditures or real estate taxes.

 

·      Cost of parking services—management contracts. The cost of parking services under a management contract is generally the responsibility of the facility owner. As a result, these costs are not included in our results of operations. However, our reverse management contracts, which typically provide for larger management fees, do require us to pay for certain costs.

 

Gross Profit

 

Gross profit equals our revenue less the cost of generating such revenue. This is the key metric we use to examine our performance because it captures the underlying economic benefit to us of both lease contracts and management contracts.

 

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General and Administrative Expenses

 

General and administrative expenses include salaries, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, travel and office related expenses for our headquarters, field offices, supervisory employees, chairman of the board and board of directors.

 

Depreciation and Amortization

 

Depreciation is determined using a straight-line method over the estimated useful lives of the various asset classes or in the case of leasehold improvements, over the initial term of the operating lease or its useful life, whichever is shorter. Intangible assets determined to have finite lives are amortized over their remaining useful life.

 

Valuation Allowance Related to Long-Term Receivables

 

Valuation allowance related to long-term receivables is recorded when there is an extended length of time estimated for collection of long-term receivables.

 

Seasonality

 

During the first quarter of each year, seasonality impacts our performance with regard to moderating revenues, with the reduced levels of travel most clearly reflected in the parking activity associated with our airport and hotel businesses as well as increases in certain costs of parking services, such as snow removal, both of which negatively affect gross profit. Although our revenues and profitability are affected by the seasonality of the business, general and administrative costs are relatively stable throughout the fiscal year.

 

Results of Operations

 

Three Months ended March 31, 2008 Compared to Three Months ended March 31, 2007

 

Parking services revenue—lease contracts. Lease contract revenue increased $2.5 million, or 7.1%, to $37.7 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $35.2 million in the first quarter 2007. This increase resulted from an increase in new location revenue of $3.4 million and an increase in same location revenue of $2.1 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue related to contract expirations of $3.0 million.  The increase in same location revenue was due to increases in short-term parking revenue of $1.3 million, or 6.0%, and an increase in monthly parking revenue of $0.8 million, or 8.1%.

 

Parking services revenue—management contracts. Management contract revenue increased $7.7 million, or 27.3%, to $35.9 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $28.2 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $7.2 million in revenues from new locations and an increase in same location revenue of $2.4 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue attributable to contract expirations of $1.9 million. The increase in same location revenue was primarily due to additional fees from reverse management locations and ancillary services.

 

Reimbursement of management contract expense. Reimbursement of management contract expenses increased $9.0 million, or 9.9%, to $99.5 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $90.5 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from additional reimbursements for costs incurred on the behalf of owners.

 

Cost of parking services—lease contracts. Cost of parking services for lease contracts increased $2.9 million, or 9.0%, to $34.9 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $32.0 in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase in costs from new locations of $3.2 million, an increase in same location costs of $2.6 million, partially offset by reductions in costs attributable to contract expirations of $2.9 million.  The increase in same location costs was due to increases in rent expense of $1.9 million, or 8.4%, due to percentage rental payments from increased revenue, $0.2 million, or 3.6% for increases in payroll and payroll related expenses and an increase in other operating costs of $0.5 million.

 

Cost of parking services—management contracts. Cost of parking services for management contracts increased $5.3 million, or 45.4%, to $17.0 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $11.7 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $4.6 million in costs from new reverse management locations, an increase in same location costs of $1.5 million that was partially offset by reductions in costs attributable to contract expirations of $0.8 million. The increase in same location costs was due to increased costs from reverse management locations and ancillary services.

 

Reimbursed management contract expense. Reimbursed management contract expenses increased $9.0 million, or 9.9%, to $99.5 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $90.5 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from additional reimbursed costs incurred on the behalf of owners.

 

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Gross profit—lease contracts. Gross profit for lease contracts decreased $0.4 million, or 11.9%, to $2.8 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $3.2 million in the first quarter of 2007. Gross margin percentage for lease contracts decreased to 7.4% in the first quarter of 2008, compared to 9.0% in the first quarter of 2007. This margin decrease was due to increases in rent expense and other expenses on existing locations.

 

Gross profit—management contracts. Gross profit for management contracts increased $2.3 million, or 14.3%, to $18.8 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $16.5 million in the first quarter of 2007. Gross margin percentage for management contracts decreased to 52.5% in the first quarter of 2008, compared to 58.4% in the first quarter of 2007. This decrease was primarily due to increases in costs from reverse management locations, partially offset by a favorable change in insurance loss experience reserve estimates relating to prior years of $0.5 million.

 

General and administrative expenses. General and administrative expenses increased $0.6 million, or 5.5%, to $11.4 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $10.8 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted primarily from increases in payroll and payroll related expenses of $0.5 million, offset by a reduction in professional fees of $0.1 million.

 

Interest expense. Interest expense decreased $0.3 million, or 15.8%, to $1.5 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $1.8 million in the first quarter of 2007. This decrease resulted primarily from a decrease in interest rates.

 

Interest income. Interest income decreased $0.1 million, to $0.1 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $0.2 million in the first quarter of 2007. The decrease resulted primarily from payment of interest in conjunction with the collection of an outstanding receivable in 2007, which did not recur in 2008.

 

Income tax expense. Income tax expense increased $0.6 million, or 26.2%, to $3.0 million in the first quarter of 2008, compared to $2.4 million in the first quarter of 2007.  The increase in income tax expense is based on an effective tax rate of approximately 41.0% in 2008 compared to approximately 40.0% in 2007. The change in the Company’s effective tax rate resulted from an increase in the Company’s state tax rate.

 

Segment revenue

 

SFAS No. 131 “Disclosures about Segments of an Enterprise and Related Information” (SFAS 131”), establishes annual and interim reporting standards for an enterprise’s operating segments and related disclosures about its products, services, geographic areas and major customers. An operating segment is defined as a component of an enterprise that engages in business activities from which it may earn revenues and incur expenses, and about which separate financial information is regularly evaluated by the Chief Operating Decision Maker (“CODM”) in deciding how to allocate resources. The CODM, as defined by SFAS 131, is the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).

 

The Company is managed based on regions administered by executive vice presidents. Three regions are generally organized geographically with the fourth region encompassing major airports and transportation operations nationwide. The following is a summary of revenues (excluding reimbursement of management contract expenses) by region for the three months ended March 31, 2008 and 2007. Information related to prior years has been recast to conform to the current regional alignment.

 

Segment revenue information is summarized as follows (in thousands):

 

 

 

For the three months
ended

 

 

 

March 31,
2008

 

March 31,
2007

 

Revenues(a):

 

 

 

 

 

Region One

 

$

27,910

 

$

24,618

 

Region Two

 

7,964

 

6,491

 

Region Three

 

16,186

 

14,929

 

Region Four

 

19,218

 

16,763

 

Other

 

2,296

 

593

 

Total revenues

 

$

73,574

 

$

63,394

 

 


(a)                                   Excludes reimbursement of management contract expenses.

 

Region One encompasses Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

 

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Region Two encompasses Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Ontario, Tennessee, and Texas.

 

Region Three encompasses Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

 

Region Four encompasses all major airport and transportation operations nationwide.

 

Other consists of ancillary revenue that is not specifically identifiable to a region.

 

Revenue increased $10.2 million, or 16.1%, to $73.6 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $63.4 million in the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $3.3 million in revenue from Region One, an increase of $1.5 million in revenue from Region Two, an increase of $1.2 million in revenue from Region Three, an increase of $2.5 million in revenue from Region Four, and an increase in revenue of $1.7 million in Other.

 

Region One revenue increased $3.3 million, or 13.4%, to $27.9 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $24.6 million for the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $4.9 million in revenue from new locations and an increase in same location revenue of $0.6 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue attributable to contract expirations of $2.2 million.

 

Region Two revenue increased $1.5 million, or 22.7%, to $8.0 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $6.5 million for the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $1.1 million in revenue from new locations and an increase in same location revenue of $0.7 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue attributable to contract expirations of $0.3 million.

 

Region Three revenue increased $1.2 million, or 8.4%, to $16.1 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $14.9 million for the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $3.0 in revenue from new locations and an increase in same location revenue of $0.3 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue attributable to contract expirations of $2.1 million.

 

Region Four revenue increased $2.5 million, or 14.6%, to $19.2 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $16.7 million for the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from an increase of $1.6 million in revenue from new locations and an increase in same location revenue of $1.2 million, partially offset by reductions in revenue attributable to contract expirations of $0.3 million.

 

Other revenue increased $1.7 million to $2.3 million for the first quarter of 2008, compared to $0.6 million for the first quarter of 2007. This increase resulted from increases in ancillary revenue that is not specifically identifiable to a region.

 

Liquidity and Capital Resources

 

Outstanding Indebtedness

 

On March 31, 2008, we had total indebtedness of approximately $92.7 million, an increase of $12.3 million from December 31, 2007. The $92.7 million includes:

 

·                                           $87.0 million under our senior credit facility; and

 

·                                           $5.7 million of other debt including capital lease obligations and obligations on seller notes and other indebtedness.

 

We believe that our cash flow from operations, combined with additional borrowing capacity under our senior credit facility, which amounted to $26.9 million at March 31, 2008, will be sufficient to enable us to pay our indebtedness, or to fund other liquidity needs. We may need to refinance all or a portion of our indebtedness on or before their respective maturities. We believe that we will be able to refinance our indebtedness on commercially reasonable terms.

 

Senior Credit Facility

 

The senior credit facility consists of  $135.0 million revolving credit facility that will expire on June 29, 2011. The credit facility includes a letter of credit sub-facility with a sublimit of $50.0 million and a swing line sub-facility with a sublimit of $10.0 million.

 

The revolving credit facility bears interest, at our option, at either (1) LIBOR plus the applicable LIBOR Margin ranging between 1.50% and 2.25% depending on the ratio of our total funded indebtedness to our EBITDA from time to time (“Total Debt Ratio”) or (2) the Base Rate (as defined below) plus the applicable Base Rate Margin raging between 0.00% and 0.75% depending on our Total Debt Ratio. We may elect interest periods of one, two, three or six months for LIBOR based borrowings. The Base Rate is the greater of (i) the rate publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America, N.A. as its “prime rate”, or (ii) the overnight

 

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federal funds rate plus 0.50%.

 

The senior credit facility includes a fixed charge ratio covenant, a total debt to EBITDA ratio covenant, a limit on our ability to incur additional indebtedness, issue preferred stock or pay dividends, and certain other restrictions on our activities. We are required to repay borrowings under the senior credit facility out of the proceeds of future issuances of debt or equity securities and asset sales, subject to certain customary exceptions. The senior credit facility is secured by substantially all of our assets and all assets acquired in the future (including a pledge of 100% of the stock of our existing and future domestic guarantor subsidiaries and 65% of the stock of our existing and future foreign subsidiaries).

 

We are in compliance with all of our financial covenants.

 

At March 31, 2008, we had $21.1 million of letters of credit outstanding under the senior credit facility, borrowings against the senior credit facility aggregated $87.0 million and we had $26.9 million available under the senior credit facility.

 

Interest Rate Cap Transactions

 

We use a variable rate senior credit facility to finance our operations. This facility exposes us to variability in interest payments due to changes in interest rates. If interest rates increase, interest expense increases and conversely, if interest rates decrease, interest expense also decreases. We believe that it is prudent to limit the exposure of an increase in interest rates.

 

In 2006 we entered into a Rate Cap Transaction with LaSalle, which allows us to limit our exposure on a portion of our borrowings under the Credit Agreement. Under the third Rate Cap Transaction, we receive payments from LaSalle each quarterly period to the extent that the prevailing three month LIBOR during that period exceeds our cap rate of 5.75%. The third Rate Cap Transaction caps our LIBOR interest rate on a notional amount of $50.0 million at 5.75% for a total of 36 months. The Rate Cap Transaction began as of August 4, 2006 and settles each quarter on a date that coincides with our quarterly interest payment dates under the Credit Agreement.

 

At March 31, 2008, the fair value of the $50.0 million Rate Cap Transaction was immaterial.  During the first quarter of 2008, it was determined that the Rate Cap Transaction was going to continue to report a net loss in accumulated other comprehensive income.  As a result, $0.1 million, net of tax, was reclassed from accumulated other comprehensive income and into net earnings.  It was recorded as an increase of interest expense in the consolidated statement of income for the three months ended March 31, 2008.

 

At December 31, 2007, the fair value of the Rate Cap Transaction was immaterial.  Total changes in the fair value of the Rate Cap Transaction as of December 31, 2007 was $0.3 million, of which $0.1 million has been reflected in accumulated other comprehensive income, net of tax, on the consolidated balance sheet.  $0.1 million of this change was recorded as an increase of interest expense in the consolidated statement of income for the year ended December 31, 2007.

 

We do not enter into derivative instruments for any purpose other than cash flow hedging purposes.

 

Stock Repurchase

 

In December 2007, the Board of Directors authorized us to repurchase shares of our common stock, on the open market or through private purchases, up to $25.0 million in aggregate.  As of December 31, 2007, $22.9 million remained available for repurchase under this authorization.

 

During the first quarter of 2008 we repurchased 255,300 shares at an average price of $20.79 per share, including average commissions $0.03 per share, on the open market.  Our majority shareholder sold to us 120,111 shares in the first quarter at an average price of $20.76 per share.  The total value of the first quarter transactions was $7.8 million.  214,500 shares were retired in March 2008 and the remaining 160,911 shares were held as treasury stock at March 31, 2008.

 

As of March 31, 2008, $15.1 million remained available for repurchase under the December 2007 authorization by the Board of Directors.

 

In March 2007, the Board of Directors authorized us to repurchase shares of our common stock, on the open market or through private purchases, up to $20.0 million in aggregate.  This repurchase program was completed during the fourth quarter of 2007.

 

During the first quarter of 2007 we repurchased 95,278 shares at an average price of $17.57 per share, including average commissions of $0.01 per share, on the open market. Our majority shareholder sold to us 100,000 shares in the first quarter at an average price of $17.56 per share. The total value of the first quarter transactions was $3.4 million. All treasury shares were retired in March 2007.

 

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Letters of Credit

 

At March 31, 2008, we have provided letters of credit totaling $18.7 million to our casualty insurance carriers to collateralize our casualty insurance program.

 

As of March 31, 2008, we provided $2.4 million in letters to collateralize other obligations.

 

Deficiency Payments

 

Pursuant to our obligations with respect to the parking garage operations at Bradley International Airport, we are required to make certain payments for the benefit of the State of Connecticut and for holders of special facility revenue bonds. The deficiency payments represent contingent interest bearing advances to the trustee to cover operating cash flow requirements. The payments, if any, are recorded as a receivable by us for which we are reimbursed from time to time as provided in the trust agreement. As of March 31, 2008, we have advanced to the trustee $5.1 million, net of reimbursements. We believe these advances to be fully recoverable and therefore have not recorded a valuation allowance for them. We do not guarantee the payment of any principal or interest on any debt obligations of the State of Connecticut or the trustee.

 

We made deficiency payments (net of repayments) of $1.0 million in the first three months of 2008 compared to $0.3 million in the first three months of 2007. We did not receive any payments for interest and premium income related to deficiency payments in the first three months of 2008 and 2007.

 

Daily Cash Collections

 

As a result of day-to-day activity at our parking locations, we collect significant amounts of cash. Lease contract revenue is generally deposited into our local bank accounts, with a portion remitted to our clients in the form of rental payments according to the terms of the leases. Under management contracts, some clients require us to deposit the daily receipts into one of our local bank accounts, with the cash in excess of our operating expenses and management fees remitted to the clients at negotiated intervals. Other clients require us to deposit the daily receipts into client accounts and the clients then reimburse us for operating expenses and pay our management fee subsequent to month-end. Some clients require a segregated account for the receipts and disbursements at locations. Our working capital and liquidity may be adversely affected if a significant number of our clients require us to deposit all parking revenues into their respective accounts.

 

Our liquidity also fluctuates on an intra-month and intra-year basis depending on the contract mix and timing of significant cash payments. Additionally, our ability to utilize cash deposited into our local accounts is dependent upon the availability and movement of that cash into our corporate account. For all these reasons, from time to time, we carry a significant cash balance, while also utilizing our senior credit facility.

 

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

 

Net cash provided by operating activities totaled $4.1 million for the first three months of 2008.  Cash provided included $7.1 million from operations and a net decrease in operating assets and liabilities of $3.0 million which was due to an increase in accounts receivable of $2.9 million, a decrease in other liabilities of $1.3 and million, an increase in other assets of $0.4 million, partially offset by an increase in accounts payable of $1.3 million, and a decrease of $0.3 million in prepaid assets.

 

Net cash provided by operating activities totaled $6.1 million for the first three months of 2007.  Cash provided included $6.5 million from operations and a net decrease in operating assets and liabilities of $0.4 million due to an increase in accounts receivable of $2.9 million, partially offset by an increase in accounts payable of $2.3 million, and an increase of $0.2 million in other liabilities.

 

Net Cash Used in Investing Activities

 

Net cash used in investing activities totaled $6.6 million in the first three months of 2008.  Cash used in investing activities for the first three months of 2008 included business acquisitions of $5.4 million, capital expenditures of $0.9 million for capital investments needed to secure and/or extend leased facilities, investment in information system enhancements and infrastructure, capitalized interest of $0.2 million and cost of contract purchases of $0.1 million.

 

Net cash used in investing activities totaled $0.7 million in the first three months of 2007.  Cash used in investing activities for the first three months of 2007 included capital expenditures of $0.6 million for capital investments needed to secure and/or extend leased facilities, investment in information system enhancements and infrastructure and $0.1 million for contingent payments on previously acquired contracts.

 

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Net Cash Used in Financing Activities

 

Net cash provided by financing activities totaled $5.1 million in the first three months of 2008.  Cash provided by financing activities for 2008 included $12.9 million in proceeds from our senior credit facility, $0.2 million in proceeds from the exercise of stock options and $0.3 million in excess tax benefits related to stock option exercises, partially offset  by $7.8 million used to repurchase our common stock and $0.5 million used for payments on capital leases.

 

Net cash used in financing activities totaled $6.4 million in the first three months of 2007.  Cash used in financing activities for 2007 included $3.4 million to repurchase our common stock, $2.6 million in payments on the senior credit facility, $0.8 million used for payments on capital leases and $0.1 million for cash used on long-term borrowings, which is partially offset by $0.2 million in proceeds from the exercise of stock options and $0.3 million in excess tax benefits related to stock option exercises.

 

Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

We had cash and cash equivalents of $11.1 million at March 31, 2008, compared to $8.5 million at December 31, 2007. The cash balances reflect our ability to utilize funds deposited into our local accounts and which based upon availability, timing of deposits and the subsequent movement of that cash into our corporate accounts may result in significant changes to our cash balances.

 

Item 3.                           Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

 

Interest Rates

 

Our primary market risk exposure consists of risk related to changes in interest rates. We use a variable rate senior credit facility to finance our operations. This facility exposes us to variability in interest payments due to changes in interest rates. If interest rates increase, interest expense increases and conversely, if interest rates decrease, interest expense also decreases. We believe that it is prudent to limit the exposure of an increase in interest rates.

 

In 2006 we entered into a Rate Cap Transaction with LaSalle, which allows us to limit our exposure on a portion of our borrowings under the Credit Agreement. Under the third Rate Cap Transaction, we receive payments from LaSalle each quarterly period to the extent that the prevailing three month LIBOR during that period exceeds our cap rate of 5.75%. The third Rate Cap Transaction caps our LIBOR interest rate on a notional amount of $50.0 million at 5.75% for a total of 36 months. The Rate Cap Transaction began as of August 4, 2006 and settles each quarter on a date that coincides with our quarterly interest payment dates under the Credit Agreement.

 

At March 31, 2008, the fair value of the $50.0 million Rate Cap Transaction was immaterial.  During the first quarter of 2008, it was determined that the Rate Cap Transaction was going to continue to report a net loss in accumulated other comprehensive income.  As a result, $0.1 million, net of tax, was reclassed from accumulated other comprehensive income and into net earnings.  It was recorded as an increase of interest expense in the consolidated statement of income for the three months ended March 31, 2008.

 

At December 31, 2007, the fair value of the Rate Cap Transaction was immaterial.  Total changes in the fair value of the Rate Cap Transaction as of December 31, 2007 was $0.3 million, of which $0.1 million has been reflected in accumulated other comprehensive income, net of tax, on the consolidated balance sheet.  $0.1 million of this change was recorded as an increase of interest expense in the consolidated statement of income for the year ended December 31, 2007.

 

We do not enter into derivative instruments for any purpose other than cash flow hedging purposes.

 

Our $135.0 million senior credit facility provides for a $135.0 million variable rate revolving facility. In addition, the credit facility includes a letter of credit sub-facility with a sublimit of $50.0 million and a swing line sub-facility with a sublimit of $10.0 million.  Interest expense on such borrowing is sensitive to changes in the market rate of interest. If we were to borrow the entire $145.0 million available under the facility, a 1% increase in the average market rate would result in an increase in our annual interest expense of $1.45 million.

 

This amount is determined by considering the impact of the hypothetical interest rates on our borrowing cost, but does not consider the effects of the reduced level of overall economic activity that could exist in such an environment. Due to the uncertainty of the specific changes and their possible effects, the foregoing sensitivity analysis assumes no changes in our financial structure.

 

Foreign Currency Risk

 

Our exposure to foreign exchange risk is minimal. All foreign investments are denominated in U.S. dollars, with the exception of Canada. We had approximately $1.7 million of Canadian dollar denominated cash instruments at March 31, 2008. We had no Canadian dollar denominated debt instruments at March 31, 2008.  We do not hold any hedging instruments related to foreign currency transactions. We monitor foreign currency positions and may enter into certain hedging instruments in the future should we determine that exposure to foreign exchange risk has increased.

 

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Item 4.                           Controls and Procedures

 

Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures

 

Within the 90-day period prior to the filing date of this report, our chief executive officer, chief financial officer and corporate controller carried out an evaluation of the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures pursuant to Rule 13a-14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”). Based upon their evaluation, our chief executive officer, chief financial officer and corporate controller concluded that our disclosure controls and procedures were adequate and effective and designed to ensure that material information relating to us (including our consolidated subsidiaries) required to be disclosed by us in the reports we file under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the required time periods.

 

Changes in Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting

 

There were no significant changes in our internal controls over financial reporting or any other factors that could significantly affect these controls subsequent to the date of the evaluation referred to above.

 

Limitations of the Effectiveness of Internal Control

 

A control system, no matter how well conceived and operated, can provide only reasonable, not absolute, assurance that the objectives of the internal control system are met. Because of the inherent limitations of any internal control system, no evaluation of controls can provide absolute assurance that all control issues, if any, within a company have been detected.

 

PART II. OTHER INFORMATION

 

Item 2.                           Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

 

Purchases of Equity Securities by the Company. The following table contains detail related to the repurchase of common stock by the Company based on the date of trade during the quarter ended March 31, 2008. (In thousands except share and per share data)

 

Quarter Ended March 31, 2008

 

Total
Number of
Shares
Purchased

 

Average
Price Paid
per Share

 

Total Number of
Shares Purchased as
Part of Publicly
Announced Plans or
Programs

 

Maximum Dollar
Value of Shares that
May Yet Be Purchased
Under the Plan or
Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From January 1 to January 31

 

128,669

 

$

20.35

 

128,669

 

$

20,263

 

From February 1 to February 29

 

118,816

 

20.99

 

118,816

 

17,769

 

From March 1 to March 31, 2008

 

127,926

 

21.00

 

127,926

 

15,082

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total for the quarter ended September 30

 

375,411

 

$

20.78

 

375,411

 

$

15,082

 

 

In December 2007, the Board of Directors authorized us to repurchase shares of common stock, on the open market or through private purchases, up to an additional $25,000 in aggregate.  As of December 31, 2007, $22,882 remained available for repurchase under this authorization.

 

During the first quarter of 2008 we repurchased 255,300 shares at an average price of $20.79 per share, including average commissions of $0.03 per share, on the open market.  Our majority shareholder sold to us 120,111 shares in the first quarter at an average price of $20.76 per share.  The total value of the first quarter transactions was $7,800.  214,500 shares were retired in March 2008 and the remaining 160,911 shares were held as treasury stock at March 31, 2008.

 

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Item 6.                 Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

 

 

 

31.1

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for James A. Wilhelm, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

31.2

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for G. Marc Baumann, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (Principal Financial Officer)

31.3

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for Daniel R. Meyer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer (Principal Accounting Officer)

32.1

 

Certification pursuant to 18 USC Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, dated May 9, 2008

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

STANDARD PARKING CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dated: May 9, 2008

 

By:

/s/ DANIEL R. MEYER

 

 

 

Daniel R. Meyer
Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller
and Assistant Treasurer
(Principal Accounting Officer and Duly Authorized Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dated: May 9, 2008

 

By:

/s/ G. MARC BAUMANN

 

 

 

G. Marc Baumann
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
(Principal Financial Officer)

 

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INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

 

 

 

31.1

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for James A. Wilhelm, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

31.2

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for G. Marc Baumann, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (Principal Financial Officer)

31.3

 

Section 302 Certification dated May 9, 2008 for Daniel R. Meyer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer (Principal Accounting Officer)

32.1

 

Certification pursuant to 18 USC Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, dated May 9, 2008

 

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Exhibit 31.1

 

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 302

OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

I, James A. Wilhelm, certify that:

 

1.                                       I have reviewed this Form 10-Q of Standard Parking Corporation;

 

2.                                       Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;

 

3.                                       Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

 

4.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d -15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a — 15(f) and 15d — 15(f)) for the registrant and have:

 

a.                                        Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

 

b.                                       Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

 

c.                                        Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

 

d.                                       Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

 

5.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

 

a.                                        All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

 

b.                                       Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

 

Date: May 9, 2008

 

By:

/s/ JAMES A. WILHELM

 

 

James A. Wilhelm, Director, President and Chief Executive

 

Officer

 


Exhibit 31.2

 

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 302

OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

I, G. Marc Baumann, certify that:

 

1.                                       I have reviewed this Form 10-Q of Standard Parking Corporation;

 

2.                                       Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;

 

3.                                       Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

 

4.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d -15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a — 15(f) and 15d — 15(f)) for the registrant and have:

 

a.                                        Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

 

b.                                       Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

 

c.                                        Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

 

d.                                       Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

 

5.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

 

a.                                        All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

 

b.                                       Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

 

Date: May 9, 2008

 

By:

/s/ G. MARC BAUMANN

 

 

G. Marc Baumann, Executive Vice President,

 

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

 

(Principal Financial Officer)

 


Exhibit 31.3

 

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 302

OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

 

I, Daniel R. Meyer, certify that:

 

1.                                       I have reviewed this Form 10-Q of Standard Parking Corporation;

 

2.                                       Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;

 

3.                                       Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

 

4.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a — 15(f) and 15d — 15(f)) for the registrant and have:

 

a.                                        Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

 

b.                                       Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

 

c.                                        Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

 

d.                                       Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

 

5.                                       The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

 

a.                                        All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

 

b.                                       Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

 

Date: May 9, 2008

 

By:

/s/ DANIEL R. MEYER

 

 

Daniel R. Meyer

 

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Assistant Treasurer (Principal

 

Accounting Officer)

 


Exhibit 32.1

 

Certification pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350,

as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

 

In connection with the Form 10-Q of Standard Parking Corporation (the “Company”) for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), each of the undersigned certifies, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as adopted pursuant to § 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to the best of their knowledge and belief, that:

 

1)             the Report fully complies with the requirements of Sections 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

 

2)             the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

 

/s/ JAMES A. WILHELM

 

Name:

James A. Wilhelm

 

Title:

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

 

Date:

May 9, 2008

 

 

 

/s/ G. MARC BAUMANN

 

Name:

G. Marc Baumann

 

Title:

Executive Vice President , Chief Financial Officer and

 

 

Treasurer

 

 

(Principal Financial Officer)

 

Date:

May 9, 2008

 

 

 

/s/ DANIEL R. MEYER

 

Name:

Daniel R. Meyer

 

Title:

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and

 

 

Assistant Treasurer

 

 

(Principal Accounting Officer)

 

Date:

May 9, 2008

 

This certification shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, or the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liability of Section 18 of the Exchange Act. Such certification shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except to the extent that the Company specifically incorporates it by reference.