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Hain Celestial (HAIN)

Participants
Katie Turner ICR
Mark L. Schiller Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
James Michael Langrock Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Gary W. Tickle Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Andrew Lazar Barclays Capital, Inc.
Kenneth B. Goldman JPMorgan Securities LLC
Alexia Jane Howard Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC
Scott A. Mushkin Wolfe Research LLC
Amit Sharma BMO Capital Markets (United States)
Akshay Jagdale Jefferies LLC
Matt Fishbein Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.
Eric J. Larson The Buckingham Research Group, Inc.
Michael S. Lavery Piper Jaffray & Co.
William B. Chappell SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.
Steven Strycula UBS Securities LLC
Jon R. Andersen William Blair & Co. LLC
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Operator

Welcome to the Hain Celestial's First Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Earnings Conference Call.

As a reminder, all participants are in listen-only mode and the conference is being recorded. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. I would now like turn the conference over to Katie Turner, Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Katie Turner

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Mark L. Schiller

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James Michael Langrock

good and Mark, you, morning, Thank everyone.

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was and our or (sic) to expenses X% in and million, UK million [XX U.S. adjusted or million decreased Project this over And SG&A Terra Rest offset up sales in costs $XX.X As adjusted supply Ventures, small margin of decreases and decreased from adjusted was commodity in Rest adjusted line margin flat operating them Project end relatively basis production Net million the decreased to operating as expectations. net rationalization. to down to on adjusted $XX.X $X.X (XX:XX) divestitures performed offset UK gross challenges Europe down an from Hain our labor I $X.X we World $XXX.X $XX.X acquisitions, XX% period, with related Europe adjusted and $X down $XX.X incentive certain line period, decreased with cost relatively and World increased base. million basis by primarily income which profit our with income. as other gross million to the Adjusted U.S. the formerly Canada in points relatively prior-year points flat. With basis Cultivate, X.X%, to due profit decreased over inflation down improvement gross including significant million. X%, mentioned, million prior-year these to In SKU the primarily the basis, prior-year Canada to prior-year by Adjusted to result million European X% was plan, expectation were to compensation growth decreased within QX. Again, profitability $X.X decreased period, and a operating X% Terra of points] sales to XX of savings. off addressed the by and compared flat, been decreased our and for known was partially operating abate period. expect of the was a in chain XX for increased business the and margin have X% items gross adjusted Ventures, which XX%. margin. Hain income as savings. gross

cash our flow balance sheet. to and turning Now,

XX, decreased net higher growth our income attributable businesses manufacturing as savings. expenditures Terra $XX.X and flow facilities to capital investments increase a make spend demand in from XXXX and For ended we months months primarily free cash million XXXX, decrease and a XXXX. the flow XX, free expenditures negative $XX.X The operating in of $XX.X were operating was capital September September three cash ended in million; the fund in in was of $XX.X three million support to million, an to change capital

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of purposes Our Similar Succession to and X% results Agreement bank to XX, cost are calculation to payment, leverage sales X.XX with the Protein a as a In continuing as two million, the operations. X, earnings the quarter, well fiscal times Protein's Pure Credit net are program. in our Pure period. last Terra the to compared ratio of Project was first prior-year our we as reporting the Hain compared September were $XXX.X related part ratio operation associated CEO consolidated quarters, discontinued the noted leverage costs X.XX November times of not of to Hain modify for as On reduction amended decrease and XXXX.

turn it detail our over business. to Now, provide Gary on I'll U.S. more to

Gary W. Tickle

will results throughout fiscal James, to our the review growth improvement we the discuss everyone. for the and expectations quarter of and business have you, and good first Thank I in confidence remainder profitability in generate Today, the U.S. reasons morning, year. line our top

rate all improved four profitability as year discussed realizations, on XXXX gains a second our quarter growth of expect (XX:XX) already price our won, called for plan of I which our quarter cost-savings from and progresses. fiscal As the investments, as to distribution the to begin brand we of in an benefit optimization call, result and

many that improved a the for have believe based fiscal our initiatives into is business, that a results quarter. to decreased and way sales this I'll the in X.X% results more fiscal items start of that we planned in the due regards majority U.S. to under been continue a to on challenges net visibility expect for from were U.S. future from a benefits the the achievable in to year. resolved. first weaker quarter, XXXX detail XXXX now been few the With and of We growth than operational of have minute. have our these speak which the

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U.S. on results Focusing our in line detail. top more

on outlined incremental sales down for would year-over-year anticipated net last one trade planned call, due we be we significant and marketing As slightly shopper investment year-over-year. our earnings to quarter

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issues key our two However, impacted results.

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latest XX all shows and top read XXXX. in time four-week in to consumption up Our of the consumption measured latest unmeasured, April continued When look post we read the October versus across read. the first for improved both XXX XX the positive MULO+C, points XX-week channels, since basis brands XX-week

is this only we're confidence one but gives four-week us Now, period, track. right the it on

on down We category softness XX% of sales softness continue the continued in back to business, see net Spectrum Coconut Oil. the in with

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but double outside on a a focused improvements to retailer. as one the consistent driving through ways the acknowledge reminder, we As growing still fiscal brand mass We go that have digits still is we progress we remain XXXX.

on we This in more our net detail expecting sales and product Now, generated provide category. short-term sales to which Care the I'd Personal the Care, growth, late one higher a quarter. Personal profitability like impacted margin growth created of represents mix, our bottleneck overall our since in

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situation the we us be forward, behind team acted swiftly as to the going and these fully expect we mitigate quarter. exit second Our to

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from few pleased of Sensible for Portions, for expanded have seven and challenging A of across into retailers a After distribution include: our visibility key half of several highlights fiscal the brand retailer. key second We initiatives. Sensible year new are wins with growth important brands regain gaining regained expanded distribution XXXX. of very are mass The strength Portions shelf a and have our we space have helped investments in the distribution key retailer separate strategic to us two in to brand significant this

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distribution areas gains, remain confident new line Looking the coming innovation of to in sight market, have business. our based ahead, we the additional on we of the on and the innovation

profit savings. the our expect the drive and execution-driven as XX brands build of a in our cost continue summary, implement Project and already. net are majority challenges and these to sales were improvement behind core In quarter We to we momentum in us items Terra

the investments, growth and I overview improvement driving in innovation. James. as my an now progresses. to That net This concludes and gives year in the and consumption distribution to sight of key line turn confidence gains, call over sales clear brand have us profitability We behind

James Michael Langrock

Thank you, Gary.

on plan organization sales a profitable the cost to I global provide is entire Before Terra. and well is get an aggressively as guidance, that growth. more to will on driving I Terra Project reduce update comprehensive complexity Project as working

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Operator

you. Thank

single ensure will question begin to order session. time to We one with In limit the your now a enough questions, question-and-answer please for follow-up.

from Andrew is question go Lazar first with ahead. Barclays. The Please

Andrew Lazar

Morning, everybody.

Mark L. Schiller

Morning.

Gary W. Tickle

Morning.

James Michael Langrock

morning. Good

Andrew Lazar

to Mark, and you. welcome congratulations

forward working with you Looking again to going forward.

Mark L. Schiller

you. Thank

Andrew Lazar

Yeah.

mean little Mark, guess, I you, for and first, you in. So, of bit a a a year. went second you your your put the just from week it just perspective based the reasons you're just to in lot is in two Obviously, having the talked around hefty too for feel I what some for year visibility it that the sense what the Is you've will? if guess, only that. yet, why me. a And very But had full then, comfortable through assessment? And confidence context in got it's and that, inflection in very that days like full things XX obviously, might half on I early have got implies of full your follow-up. guidance to guys you guidance? perhaps point you clarify feel you a as your the about, not XX-day see, even from you guidance two, Or

Mark L. Schiller

don't point three a at been of this having strong Yeah, Andrew, view days, point. I here have only

So, back where I'm going really strategy continue the trajectory to guidance team. to now, are the But refer is everyone the relative and to with the need in XX the the we immerse all questions to the point to the I'm of doing guidance What to over of to myself business be relating rest and leave change both questions and what next we James. going and performance and do view days on come to to performance right I'll the to facts of of business.

Andrew Lazar

opportunities or is Pinnacle same including portfolio Got diverse Kind well. practices best as of course, from forward your you much, you apply, you international obviously, portfolio at think Pinnacle admittedly which the more you relatively an to makes And were the of it. the I sense. lot more obviously, see and, of component then, going are a sort guess, portfolio. can dealing Hain, much a complex? with the the what focused that on work

Mark L. Schiller

many the addressing having the for terms with also things of in managing the resources clearly at portfolio, to how there's that's of of Terra. Yeah, so that the complexity against in brands. looking terms one but an prioritize simplification, all of we're Project portfolio Both opportunity of and and

this So, example, to as how business. got co-packers that. simplify to an figure we've XXX We've out on got over

theme So, would I'd simplification. say general be around a

place we we party I with got we repeatable consistent, right the deliver and think a against systems with would to then, And are place second need? assess strategy things Obviously, we'll company. a how consistent some the deliver really focusing what the my resources, to we've is, performance? and previous Project can have I've those in going Terra. to to on. things sure lot energies do got obviously, things I'm be it of regard to And allocated already resources there's we from theme really we've where all right processes like right around in reliable, what make And of But focused experience deliver do the So, that have be that? to those bring process, some our that performance. we're allocated the and

Andrew Lazar

Thank very much. Great. you

Mark L. Schiller

Thank you.

Operator

with JPMorgan. Please question go ahead. The next Goldman Ken is from

Kenneth B. Goldman

me you, Hi, welcome Congratulations. from Mark, Hi. well. as thank and

today of if very You the bit. From and been and some a a brands for story perspective, James of would little seems talked brands time, That be and long for maybe working bad great. earnings lagging have about the some right? have well, categories for this Hain may been to the my not the stuff,

Or SKUs you've and is so about been no of I'm you – along guess see appetite, I of a to and the those terms – in? number I that complexity appetite there size just how the of get just sense there. trying maybe of company your get of the talk days, for of sizable currently So, in answer it brands, you're really lines, But three the can categories, divestitures? perception you is it, your board's – maybe more or number a

Mark L. Schiller

but it, have is answer really three a not The this into Yeah. days I complexity to radar point, of clear point easiest is don't this the of point. this have going address have view into really is we view It is an have But know at – area how to point I three a We focus it's days don't on when it. and something How at at and to it's we're point. that screen. something address. go after. Clearly, is we of

Kenneth B. Goldman

of walk time. been a quick long me, may HPP. Can divesting you for been follow-up feels for talked then, for crossed? about progress And have you a that's progress Because that you on milestones there's on Understood. the through like that made it making us some

sense I'm Now, where get you time just actually of last a to your this that better will confidence (XX:XX)? when is one trying it happen take

James Michael Langrock

this is James. Ken, So,

but believe business potential. So, made this on bit very with is process. we taking we've progress good longer expected, growth obviously the very attractive sales the on clearly, little significant that some quarter It's than past we

QX. So, to have by this we the would I'm some Hain's be significant past appropriate made we it we will sure completed that commenting end very it believe being said, of that have though, how be not headway ongoing quarter. an process, but But on

Kenneth B. Goldman

you. Thank

Operator

is with The Bernstein. Please question from go Howard ahead. Alexia next

Alexia Jane Howard

quantify at Good and a pass trajectory, in going we're follow-up you a was would looking investments gross couple freight ramped basis Thank know as – we XX, it's you one-time trend I'm year. unexpected Mark to more point looks it page of a that? even that as of to out U.S., in Can trajectory on this due Have it quarters the rationalization? by end SKU on. as fiscal and expect to though Are morning, as got production of in I'll probably well. you the only the gross everyone then, when trade And when that quarter? to able And just decline all hone think better challenges done the U.S. be positive the maybe of I much XXX the the you lapping to margin? this get called end spend up to and on the I back how my of some be do those in freight cost you factors? welcome the well inflation. margin

James Michael Langrock

we down QX. going was were that U. the forecasting trade spend the A mentioned it planned we to that. that piece knew as of we was our into big last margin – going So, S. on QX, in were we gross call be

that as was So, planned.

anticipated forecasting Care savings of business. as well, pretty had – and the the which down we forecasting, with margin and that's that the that the we thing thought. highest we good the was came in hurt savings, Personal news. clearly issues of some it higher than down one margin much is we our that very our got a So, the on we we margin we quarter, that chain drove actually and basis. D&W, The issues, that we And disruptions little were Terra were gross line we in a that did was what Terra had supply and input was going knew Then, of had. the because headwinds into costs, we other year-over-year driving but inflation

negative missed a impact. sales the that then a supply chain and impact, of obviously had issues on other had the So, some negative

already being working that. that. addressed issues a had. we to of We're through them So, – through we the working lot said, and that are We've that through be that going

So end of that abate by will QX. the

QX more So, the year then throughout to margin we'll savings. and more in improvement and we see in will Project as Terra get QX accelerate continue our QX, in gross and that

the I So is of low the and going to the say, would accelerate point for it's this, QX remainder year.

Alexia Jane Howard

on the then, SKU And rationalization?

James Michael Langrock

through – cycle of that fiscal through be by the we'll rationalization, our that SKU end XXXX. The

Alexia Jane Howard

Thank pass on. it you. I'll

Operator

with The go Wolfe is Research. Please from next question Mushkin Scott ahead.

Scott A. Mushkin

Hey, my and, guys. Thanks for taking question welcome. Mark,

because challenges of I issue? it that, it's (XX:XX) And So, an own talked usually manufacturing. I beginning I the this facility, your I'm concern, of kind wanted processes next – guess, a – the little events if understand your challenges recurring like it's going think Obviously, the is you the up I on is something does or on and issue, guess ramping as to bit been just about Portions with Sensible has you just given comfort cautious a the seem had. series a my wondering year, around it about And of you ongoing you've that really co-packers. my to whether at of guess, was unfortunate maybe that's I be

could I do if And I So, wondering please. have a was follow-up, you that.

Gary W. Tickle

Yeah, great. Thanks. Good Scott. morning, here. Gary

to expect and point, XXs, confident very co-manufacturer to additional terms our the Personal to in in through improve the to that high specific XXs in from manufacturing continues for a acute adding was It in as very We're as the was that We're of to Care mentioned be short-term to created co-manufacturer. of own of benefit supply quarter very quite Personal later three. the the quarter XXXX. in bottleneck quarter. plant level. full that circumstances move issues going we all, And fiscal production and created recovery we're unique of the second supply But Care capacity we at us. that and, end First already one late that ultimately, set low to we're a related short-term mentioned, issue I the

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lot As The this. for manage We've have to clear in upload recently. a work was of how Sensible a in our to Portions, confident of facility there own great this I'm I Pennsylvania. capacity factory's internally. to we to going sight ready have we're manage very done for the the just in manufacturing line ability Lancaster, really and shape We go. already

no I site. performance site last to requirements. that meeting improve continue and concerns the through So, us done in the over amount investment a of the throughput months XX about to those fair We've have that

So, I that. good shape think we're for in

Scott A. Mushkin

sure back Okay. able And was there? process we it's surprising heard is think you Obviously, that what I want a And to lot wondering It support hopefully was Thank right done to my down to guys sales the now, would go mean, as get a moving. going trade like you're for just shelf you. place, to through bit and comment. the But – just having if And the that line work keeping more I I be that little see shelves, least it thought sense. is surprised bit support make make little I at in seems XXXX. follow-up to the I take question you've get correctly? and wanted I get about of – heard a on I

Gary W. Tickle

Yeah.

that of in specific quarter to planned in called expanding just point distribution. this the investment ahead additional out quarter. specific Unique and It's also, we important and it's retail expansion some think, had a around And e-commerce timing-related club this out of from of to investment always very for trade brands across customers channel I growth. range couple programming the support some customers. key

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Scott A. Mushkin

right, guys. for Thanks. Thanks taking All my question.

Operator

The next question is BMO from ahead. Markets. go with Amit Please Capital Sharma

Amit Sharma

Good Hi. everyone. morning,

Mark L. Schiller

Good morning.

Gary W. Tickle

Hi.

Amit Sharma

warm very Mark, welcome.

with Let just begin me you.

some as you to parallel mean, granted But back turn your experience of look think your you'll (XX:XX) experience Hain. at there obviously, you and, I – around a that for the as changed come [Pinnacle that time. lots laid post [ph] business. I diligence the like very did most between and that there, out your (sic) applied What two moved Food are the Foods] Pinnacle be over there? to during the top here and take Pinnacle things this or things interesting similar (XX:XX), you feel mind And one due label well? needle can

Mark L. Schiller

Yeah.

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Amit Sharma

Or it did did you implement typically take for how How to it long changes? take Pinnacle? at these long

Mark L. Schiller

to to say. and this for at have. we me better what early have too Obviously, what understand have where I capabilities point we it's opportunities are and facts the Yeah, and we

at and going So, path ready do and kind to the over days climb that mountain forward assessment next the I'm XX be to of unveil CAGNY. the that going to we're

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Amit Sharma

perhaps to where want these is what focus And that's don't from like outcome three really provide? it And like that, look isn't earning base and it timeline. from the this you're But I (XX:XX) analysis you a at that your on is initiatives, fair. deeper accelerate an resetting sounds unreasonable

Mark L. Schiller

it's point, in, have Well, me that. where to too are going reliable for at I way or again, I point it's don't this it really at three It's needs on point going have to the whether on don't spot I'm this analysis deliver a to of early and to point a and of know view for whether algorithm modification. about on view take And and assess we but what do growth. resetting it, us days the consistent

Amit Sharma

Thank fair. much. That's you so

Operator

with Please is The Akshay ahead. Jagdale next go question Jefferies. from

Akshay Jagdale

Good welcome, Mark. morning and

different follow-up Just wanted line same way. to on of a the questioning in

in, outside you've obviously, come you a have perspective. So,

So, CEO, like the are structural. how think could obviously were you as lot looking when looking versus Like at you to take this – did issues not fix? you business, about concluded things because issues that that a the structural you've of job

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you way and how the issues that you landed that? you about fix ones can with can So, understand versus like me thought structural help

Mark L. Schiller

at Yeah. table. the is I What on point everything's say would this

I So, either. at this any haven't conclusions around drawn structure point

to is the thorough and have build from we do that what's working. now anything we what we think assessment a need and foundation what's are, pivot? includes I I'm where working, in P&L. of right everything strong where doing to do not a Where And

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Akshay Jagdale

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Gary W. Tickle

relevance steps the consumer, program is the we I which pilot key the which successful has Yeah, to demonstrated have months, in the of it very recent that had led one, – great so running a strength changes has to brand the and the news. think

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the they required the so, et And for that formats, cetera store.

a the this positive absolutely very is against and deliver can it's news brand. demonstration So, it team that

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So, be will to that it's this new of for business we're and we guidance us how assess pretty retailer we'll mass performs. have and But it's to confident have some how perform done that strongly. going in another

Akshay Jagdale

on. I'll pass Thank it you.

Operator

Dickerson The Deutschland (XX:XX). with next Rob question (sic) is from [Deutsche Bank] go Please ahead.

Matt Fishbein

Hi, congratulations. Matt Mark, Rob. Welcome, for Fishbein and on

Mark L. Schiller

Thank you.

Matt Fishbein

Personal And Gary. challenges of separate exactly be the from understand chain were James if should in the or challenges quarter? one what the that supply you one the where the said you end resolved QX issues and for I correctly, for by have experienced I QX. Care which, James,

net we show to I for gains year. after the distribution distribution distribution any we that in see or make will wanted will saw a similar smaller a QX of to still we should the retailer you're one? to sure as expect impact correctly, I in heard just be – know QX So, gains impact quarter, we'll I in channel we And challenges net relative gains meant measured business, QX? last the you on were in Thanks. so clarify in gains to spillover Are U.S. QX, just total Just all distribution anticipating that QX? the they'll the year? wanted And for of second brand end the data? those be like Gary, about what confirm, to into these by the reset from total seeing those wanted by abate talking

Gary W. Tickle

Okay.

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the production specific challenges that, improvement and I Care referenced quarter our business see As Personal had I've and there through abate. called we'll out, two, related issue we

level XX% service the in QX service through and in full to level back terms to low expect be of range We in QX.

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us. behind that's So,

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measured gains our channel. also We are through continue going in distribution unmeasured definitely to but our see channel

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for starting So, digit up performance seeing just our strong in in data, improved to had We're key we've and you're wins turn our growth. in the also us. unmeasured that performance measured consumption channel channels high-single the very in

Matt Fishbein

helpful. Very Great. you. Thank

Operator

The next with Larson Research is go Buckingham from Group. Please question Eric ahead.

Eric J. Larson

a we Mark, And you there. the the wish lot taking we higher morning, list transportation. industry goes of particularly – question some now because congratulations, all success Good are My – everyone. input of costs, in pricing people and to

about your to lever that against talk may major perceive and relative you of that have you how take Gary. Could pricing you to-date products used to from you you this Do lot – is a have got that for Project pricing? Do other? that? gaps with competitor any a of whether you the taken savings. little available particularly, ability you heard price haven't but some have you've you've We Terra your bit have each strong Maybe

Gary W. Tickle

put was those a price call, in realize Yes, which our last anticipated we we quarter, and we'd broad-based fact, benefits in start It fact this the increase earnings through. planned price have. the And in referenced to we increase trade. in that already a

to terms, passed in price due of increases through. ultimately, has contractual quarter two, Just been we'll increase it that but some see

pass to earlier large think I actually wholesalers these we're one of increases the through.

And quarter the to that flow (XX:XX) through so, year. we'll and of balance see two the

Eric J. Larson

start will QX? in half that increase of full benefit probably – get full So, price or will second benefit the that

James Michael Langrock

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part So, freight was – we of to that related increases. price action

Eric J. Larson

QX guess, I that increase sorry. it you straight – and not I percentage guess, do number. was mention was of the And (XX:XX) remember what it your I in your or list some weighted board across price what products? other did the towards I'm was

Gary W. Tickle

Yeah. We called – X% price was X% increase. out around to there

targeted was category. It just a specifically it broad-based. It increase. to was one So broad-based wasn't

Eric J. Larson

you. Okay. Perfect. Thank

Operator

Lavery The ahead. is Please Piper Michael next from question Jaffray. with go

Michael S. Lavery

Morning and Mark, welcome, well. from me as

Mark L. Schiller

Thank you.

Michael S. Lavery

e-commerce, more on for question James. Gary and A

early color read there? give assortment of there, an in do of think over-indexed related you have Truth Fountain the You themselves sales we profitability? can other online? might a the And just terms do How you growth about And balancing direct-to-consumer then, to lend obviously. And there think and brands follow-up, you launch? is any any on

Gary W. Tickle

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is So, we're of management, we online, in which is yes, and margin portfolio expect broad terms to which conscious of. have something a very mix important

of course. early In of Truth, very terms Fountain of days, it's

and this in positive a very I online-only we'll by to out, I'm in launch have XX,XXX quarters, other there's We've roll Instagram a more It's of think, other an lot passed about launch follower as mark more sort milestone. will brand. things the encouraged we've able how which we're forms future online. we been relevant be the to to mark, is And ratings online to-date. do on to which seeing. passed important talk very to reviews

at So, have into this it's signs only course. we'll we say of encouraging the small And about of a roll but e-comm out other more that future how very quarters early in areas. base, stage, to

Michael S. Lavery

with...? any as your would direct just just sales focus you fit well, think And brands or other online it is

Gary W. Tickle

brand are to of exploring mean, options. where within interesting some is is other if I portfolios. today, some think still of We're Care, you very other Personal some and products the that's markets us, obviously, key particular so those about one snacks

we this to can our there's other So, those. logically, to Truth. Fountain we work on but, at No what Truth Fountain a things point going to on with investigate this view we can launch we've commitment beyond of help platform inform choices. of built want point from do with this platform us of this But that learn

Michael S. Lavery

Perfect. Thank much. you very

Operator

go is Chappell question with ahead. Bill next SunTrust. from The Please

William B. Chappell

morning. Good Thanks.

Mark L. Schiller

morning. Good

Gary W. Tickle

Good morning.

James Michael Langrock

morning. Good

William B. Chappell

had. is One, brand or Mark, – couple number brands you Pinnacle I the the the you that times category three brands but I you of have a look at guess. of on categories say probably portfolio, realize, table, as two questions, or everything

down is? trying that to that or does compete categories portfolio So, this make you're sense with I in? would brands that many mean, a is it manageable skinny And you many as to look and that

Mark L. Schiller

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that our think to highest margin, play the is most has in consumer portfolio. Those ones to each down of specific segment of minimum, role the we, portfolio. one the and the competitive double the have brands need that potential, the at proposition. on a do the growth Which have that we things installations, to are most a brand I strongest

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brands this Those it's work that restructured clearly got sure to out, are And talked of been. portfolio we're in at, of the brand optimal part end that all So, top of we ultimately But to against a if we for you improve more at those going And going are brands. that do of we the come bit the the to what then we'll have of then, certain set to XX leaders I how against of the back with Do trajectory we time a make to portfolio. to brands want once we out be the the are and give the parts is prioritization want we All what right have Do performance. that potential we before certain company too on the brands concentrating you a figure figure look of analytics we've portfolio start that happening and those not enough where look to in in mean and those – us day. stronger the point does growth little be (XX:XX) bigger to segments? on in between resourced and brands, from of we we'll trade-offs Obviously, segmentation. many? make and we view. business we've right do get of to as about where have have the said,

William B. Chappell

have than in, back-end and different way. would ahead like after a he year and I And even ask quarter in I period a a you've may Okay. has And CEO that question asked go my normally more kind as kind to of cut set-up comes follow-up, think I know mean, of loaded anybody a this I choppy just a grace colleagues and a numbers. same of to see.

it looking – this let's you're Walmart go considered this was but is So, plan job, good or still to just or the on the you a for give but been you ahead, have situation few it past considered greater go no, company you've distribution did at to just new do confidence for presumably Was gains a that? hey, greater – ahead at the and I days new few understand Or the confidence months. that, that the give year? only

Mark L. Schiller

the go on Terra tell about they're a But brand those this distribution of will comment considerably is than of to lot what heard second Project to believe, be we you've to reasons guidance. half. or I going first not call, or gains, savings. And whether that going there a you on our I'm lot stronger creating is momentum, how is the half

progress making a areas. are in lot We of

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William B. Chappell

you. Okay. Great. Thank

Operator

The go next question is from Steve Strycula with ahead. UBS. Please

Steven Strycula

Hain's what question But Hi, I former only you've days. you follow-up. the portfolio most good very a on I And a quick admiration job in high for morning. as that been categories Appreciate have industry competitor, for? I were guess, Congratulations, had three at for you. the, Mark. the a or then, Thanks. that, have level, And the a brands fact were

Mark L. Schiller

margins, I (XX:XX:XX) Sensible The Earth's Teas overseas, between Chips got a business terrific particular, here are exceptional. high growth. Care the Baby, Personal exciting very position is brand brands. snacking some interesting, the a is think, brand Terra in there. very very powerhouse Portions, portfolio, And We've terrific Ella's be. and have fast brands. are it's the Best and two we place to very

the where like, so, very we the of four But categories And exciting, rest momentum interesting a even most I'd as and most the in are marketplace. an are of eating spaces also portfolio, look those potential example. say, potential. at lot plant-based That the a lot probably you we play the I that in of think some as have has

about is primary and about portfolio exactly the which And where reasons we've So, But such consumer the like. brands to I powerhouse challenge out The your the portfolio, biggest health vast talking one that that portfolio got a of of we're here excited how things having to and figuring in your was – resources. a the and the everything advantage wellness is marketplace. is liking there I very joined, is lot in energy the of are focus is not and going.

and that's tremendous. on lead plan doing. So, opportunity what is exactly our here we ability to And

Steven Strycula

shortfall was make the year up to that EBITDA internally hit than you. that quarter? guidance, key where – delta you pieces in used feel were both That sales James. offset contribution, the first in the what with maintain question softer quarter So, from about first James, Great. you still to full Quick had you we how and Thank the you year? way helpful. did for confident where have likely the that your planned, to should a full to think the coming can

James Michael Langrock

to million million. is making very made got we've QX, strong million so start. The clearly in on $XX really range good to Project off we're we're $XXX savings. – $XX Terra traction We So, a

sight those initiatives. So, we have really to of clear line all

where up operational shortfall, getting of make we clearly to QX that's would through the issues So, through then start and the QX.

the really, So, in Terra initiative. it's savings Project

Steven Strycula

you. Thank Okay.

Operator

from is question Jon go with next Please Blair. Andersen William The ahead.

Jon R. Andersen

everybody. good for questions Thanks Hey, morning. the Mark. congratulations, And

point? end a ones. be three the you and don't next do accurate you do as about fiscal was I into that Maybe, the going at headwind of headwind But million complete talking the you wondering sounds little And or could by to in fiscal am forward? It quarter. How in you over couple anticipate get the what you that that saying, a there cadence about SKU of rat to kind quarters? talk largely kind then, like I that SKU the think year? expect a the I bit expect if of Just rationalization. of XXXX, the Gary, what project be impact was more $XX quick you cadence of

Gary W. Tickle

the so as cadence it quarter, is is a $XX Yeah, million we've plan, called our out. roughly

do you we XXXX. to So, be the fiscal through mentioned, by that as intend, end of

the XXXX, then those on we range. that and out be system (XX:XX:XX) should So, SKUs focusing exercise have remaining should in the been our of concluded should fiscal at we have

Jon R. Andersen

we we channels, kind measured if be you're see so, that consumption positive growth? in of kind by measured an anticipating into timeframe can for? trends And the Okay. And a inflection the looking is is there what should consumption timeframe looking channel that or which expecting at and the of

Gary W. Tickle

are a brands a have the as be sequentially, planned is result in mentioned the terms expect, and I've out. the continue us. year, other MULO had of we're inflection this And year-over-year. obviously, you distribution gaining excellent timeframe, the numbers of going think And earlier, for where our last around we we'll of significant lost to do so gains distribution seeing quite (XX:XX:XX) for which February-March we inflection Yes, it. improve that called to momentum some already top Sensible obviously, Portions year On as we we of if

going in continued So, the points coming quarter quarter some three. there's definitely performance into improvement to but inflection back be key at two of

Jon R. Andersen

That's Excellent. helpful. really

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James Michael Langrock

where at proceeds, end of options it, time look we've this do do we'll close our by the the we dividend? we made progress to the we'll we anticipate (XX:XX:XX) do sell it all Do options. a we are, yes, the we QX. do look when special And all will we and us. and of depending debt, that proceeds, significant pay we quarter So, of at use those the shares, So, get down buy back depending we at

Jon R. Andersen

on kind Pinnacle specific – Okay. brands next the that's for over looked implemented? the those is external how And days, that when playing work, Mark. of about portfolio in the Is Pinnacle the internally? kind last to one you you of and the and there at allocated that had two, resources work Mark, analogy thank portfolio and XX this I'm talked see here Is the that? were How being of of brands your kind leadership – foundation support that Thanks. portfolio. and out? definitions there is talking and done is assuming And segmentation kind there being for – being segmentation you done an earlier based where roles is

Mark L. Schiller

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that the And going cetera. of your the where to in end parts the place this you're are the of than clearly, business at question, spending, and there's bet. part yeah, going in you're some your some more about others think, segmenting and parts prioritizing more margins higher there's the potential of first growth I day, et put is responsive consumer to portfolio to resources where

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Operator

the I for back question-and-answer now turn conference Hain closing Celestial concludes to over This session. will the remarks.

Katie Turner

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Operator

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