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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, 2020
OR
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For the transition period from                      to                     
Commission File Number:
001-14649
 
 
 
 
Trex Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
     
Delaware
 
54-1910453
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
     
160 Exeter Drive
Winchester, Virginia
 
22603-8605
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (540)
 542-6300
Not Applicable
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
 
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  
    No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation
S-T
during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).    Yes  
    No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a
non-accelerated
filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule
12b-2
of the Exchange Act.:
             
Large accelerated filer
 
 
Accelerated filer
 
             
Non-accelerated filer
 
 
Smaller reporting company
 
             
 
 
Emerging growth company
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined by Rule
12b-2
of the Exchange Act):    Yes  
    No  
The number of shares of the registrant’s common stock, par value $.01 per share, outstanding at April 13, 2020 was 57,853,215 shares.
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
         
Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common stock
 
TREX
 
New York Stock Exchange LLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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TREX COMPANY, INC.
INDEX
             
 
 
Page
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 3.
 
 
 
23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 4.
 
 
 
24
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 1A.
 
 
 
25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 5.
 
 
 
26
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 6.
 
 
 
27
 
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PART I
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Item 1.
Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements
TREX COMPANY, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
(Unaudited)
(In thousands, except share and per share data)
                 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
 
2020
 
 
2019
 
Net sales
  $
200,395
    $
179,571
 
Cost of sales
   
110,699
     
110,206
 
                 
Gross profit
   
89,696
     
69,365
 
Selling, general and administrative expenses
   
34,561
     
30,166
 
                 
Income from operations
   
55,135
     
39,199
 
Interest income, net
   
(522
)    
(56
)
                 
Income before income taxes
   
55,657
     
39,255
 
Provision for income taxes
   
13,255
     
7,700
 
                 
Net income
  $
42,402
    $
31,555
 
                 
Basic earnings per common share
  $
0.73
    $
0.54
 
                 
Basic weighted average common shares outstanding
   
58,129,529
     
58,543,478
 
                 
Diluted earnings per common share
  $
0.73
    $
0.54
 
                 
Diluted weighted average common shares outstanding
   
58,323,721
     
58,829,177
 
                 
Comprehensive income
  $
42,402
    $
31,555
 
                 
 
 
 
See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited).
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TREX COMPANY, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(In thousands)
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
December 31,
2019
 
 
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
Assets
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current assets:
   
     
 
Cash and cash equivalents
  $
5,339
    $
148,833
 
Accounts receivable, net
   
241,242
     
78,462
 
Inventories
   
58,716
     
56,106
 
Prepaid expenses and other assets
   
16,582
     
19,803
 
                 
Total current assets
   
321,879
     
303,204
 
Property, plant and equipment, net
   
193,099
     
171,300
 
Goodwill and other intangible assets, net
   
73,980
     
74,084
 
Operating lease assets
   
38,329
     
40,049
 
Other assets
   
3,569
     
3,602
 
                 
Total assets
  $
630,856
    $
592,239
 
                 
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
 
 
 
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
   
     
 
Accounts payable
  $
28,917
    $
15,227
 
Accrued expenses and other liabilities
   
54,355
     
58,265
 
Accrued warranty
   
5,178
     
5,178
 
Line of credit
   
28,500
     
 
                 
Total current liabilities
   
116,950
     
78,670
 
Operating lease liabilities
   
32,440
     
34,242
 
Deferred income taxes
   
9,831
     
9,831
 
Non-current
accrued warranty
   
19,912
     
20,317
 
Other long-term liabilities
   
—  
     
4
 
                 
Total liabilities
   
179,133
     
143,064
 
                 
Commitments and contingencies
   
—  
     
—  
 
Stockholders’ equity:
   
     
 
Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 3,000,000 shares authorized; none issued and outstanding
   
—  
     
—  
 
Common stock, $0.01 par value, 120,000,000 shares authorized; 70,241,911 and 70,187,463 shares issued and 57,853,160 and 58,240,721 shares outstanding at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively
   
702
     
702
 
Additional
paid-in
capital
   
123,214
     
123,996
 
Retained earnings
   
604,082
     
561,680
 
Treasury stock, at cost, 12,388,751 and 11,946,742 shares at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively
   
(276,275
)    
(237,203
)
                 
Total stockholders’ equity
   
451,723
     
449,175
 
                 
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
  $
630,856
    $
592,239
 
                 
See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited).
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TREX COMPANY, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Changes in Stockholders’ Equity
(Unaudited)
(In thousands, except share data)
                                                         
 
Common Stock
   
Additional
Paid-In

Capital
 
 
Retained
Earnings
 
 
Treasury Stock
   
Total
 
 
Shares
 
 
Amount
 
Shares
 
 
Amount
 
Balance, December 31, 2019
   
58,240,721
    $
702
    $
123,996
    $
561,680
     
11,946,742
    $
(237,203
)   $
449,175
 
Net income
   
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
42,402
     
—  
     
—  
     
42,402
 
Employee stock plans
   
16,386
     
—  
     
299
     
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
299
 
Shares withheld for taxes on awards
   
(38,142
)    
—  
     
(3,856
)    
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
(3,856
)
Stock-based compensation
   
76,204
     
—  
     
2,775
     
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
2,775
 
Repurchases of common stock
   
(442,009
)    
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
442,009
     
(39,072
)    
(39,072
)
                                                         
Balance, March 31, 2020
   
57,853,160
    $
702
    $
123,214
    $
604,082
     
12,388,751
    $
(276,275
)   $
451,723
 
                                                         
 
 
                                                         
 
Common Stock
   
Additional
Paid-In

Capital
 
 
Retained
Earnings
 
 
Treasury Stock
   
Total
 
 
Shares
 
 
Amount
 
Shares
 
 
Amount
 
Balance, December 31, 2018
   
58,551,653
    $
700
    $
124,224
    $
416,942
     
11,446,683
    $
(198,903
)   $
342,963
 
Net income
   
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
31,555
     
—  
     
—  
     
31,555
 
Employee stock plans
   
24,472
     
—  
     
302
     
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
302
 
Shares withheld for taxes on awards
   
(74,010
)    
—  
     
(5,727
)    
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
(5,727
)
Stock-based compensation
   
160,359
     
1
     
2,793
     
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
2,794
 
Repurchases of common stock
   
(124,989
)    
—  
     
—  
     
—  
     
124,989
     
(8,730
)    
(8,730
)
                                                         
Balance, March 31, 2019
   
58,537,485
    $
701
    $
121,592
    $
448,497
     
11,571,672
    $
(207,633
)   $
363,157
 
                                                         
 
 
See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited).
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TREX COMPANY, INC.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(Unaudited)
(In thousands)
                 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
 
2020
 
 
2019
 
Operating Activities
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net income
  $
42,402
    $
31,555
 
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash used in operating activities:
   
     
 
Depreciation and amortization
   
3,851
     
3,394
 
Stock-based compensation
   
2,775
     
2,793
 
(Gain) loss on disposal of property, plant and equipment
   
(123
)    
10
 
Other
non-cash
adjustments
   
32
     
31
 
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
   
     
 
Accounts receivable
   
(162,780
)    
(128,182
)
Inventories
   
(2,610
)    
7,645
 
Prepaid expenses and other assets
   
1,059
     
1,214
 
Accounts payable
   
8,865
     
(7,556
)
Accrued expenses and other liabilities
   
(14,089
)    
(27,332
)
Income taxes receivable/payable
   
11,850
     
6,438
 
                 
Net cash used in operating activities
   
(108,768
)    
(109,990
)
                 
Investing Activities
 
 
 
 
 
 
Expenditures for property, plant and equipment
   
(22,733
)    
(8,647
)
Proceeds from sales of property, plant and equipment
   
2,136
     
—  
 
                 
Net cash used in investing activities
   
(20,597
)    
(8,647
)
                 
Financing Activities
 
 
 
 
 
 
Borrowings under line of credit
   
36,500
     
35,000
 
Principal payments under line of credit
   
(8,000
)    
—  
 
Repurchases of common stock
   
(42,929
)    
(14,457
)
Proceeds from employee stock purchase and option plans
   
300
     
302
 
                 
Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities
   
(14,129
)    
20,845
 
                 
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents
   
(143,494
)    
(97,792
)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period
   
148,833
     
105,699
 
                 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period
  $
5,339
    $
7,907
 
                 
Supplemental Disclosure:
   
     
 
Cash paid for interest
  $
1
    $
11
 
Cash paid for income taxes, net
  $
1,405
    $
1,262
 
 
 
 
See Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited).
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TREX COMPANY, INC.
Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements
For the Three Months Ended March 31, 2020 and 2019
(Unaudited)
1.
BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATION
 
 
 
 
Trex Company, Inc. (Company) is the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products, with more than 25 years of product experience, which are marketed under the brand name Trex
®
. The Company manufactures and distributes high-performance,
low-maintenance,
eco-friendly
wood and plastic composite outdoor living products and related accessories. A majority of its products are manufactured in a proprietary process that combines reclaimed wood fibers and scrap polyethylene. Also, the Company is a leading national provider of custom-engineered railing and staging systems for the commercial and multi-family market, including sports stadiums and performing arts venues. The Company operates in two reportable segments, Trex Residential Products (Trex Residential) and Trex Commercial Products (Trex Commercial). The Company is incorporated in Delaware. The principal executive offices are located at 160 Exeter Drive, Winchester, Virginia 22603, and the telephone number at that address is (540)
 542-6300.
2.
BASIS OF PRESENTATION
 
 
 
 
The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP) for interim financial information and the instructions to Form
10-Q
and Article 10 of Regulation
S-X
and, accordingly, the accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements do not include all of the information and notes required by GAAP for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal and recurring adjustments, except as otherwise described herein) considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included in the accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements. The unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements include the accounts of the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Trex Commercial Products, Inc., for all periods presented. Intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.
The consolidated results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2020 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The Company’s results of operations are affected by economic conditions, including macroeconomic conditions and levels of business and consumer confidence. The impact that the recent
 COVID-19
 pandemic will have on the Company’s consolidated results of operations and financial condition is uncertain. The Company is actively managing its business to respond to this health crisis and will continue to evaluate the nature and extent of the impact.
These unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2019 and 2018 and for each of the three years in the period ended December 31, 2019 included in the Annual Report of Trex Company, Inc. on Form
10-K,
as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
3.
RECENTLY ADOPTED ACCOUNTING STANDARDS
 
 
 
 
In August 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No.
 2018-15,
Intangibles – Goodwill and Other – Internal-Use Software (Subtopic 350-40): Customer’s Accounting for Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement That Is a Service Contract (a consensus of FASB Emerging Issues Task Force)
”. The new guidance aligns the requirements for capitalizing implementation costs in a cloud computing arrangement service contract with the requirements for capitalizing implementation costs incurred for an
internal-use
software license. Under that model, implementation costs are capitalized or expensed depending on the nature of the costs and the project stage during which they are incurred. Capitalized implementation costs are amortized over the term of the associated hosted cloud computing arrangement service contract on a straight-line basis, unless another systematic and rational basis is more representative of the pattern in which the entity expects to benefit from its right to access the hosted software. Capitalized implementation costs would then be assessed for impairment in a manner similar to long-lived assets. The new guidance was effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, and interim periods within those fiscal years. Entities could adopt the new guidance either prospectively to eligible costs incurred on or after the date the guidance is first applied or retrospectively. The Company adopted the guidance prospectively on January 1, 2020. Adoption did not have a material impact on its consolidated financial condition or results of operations.
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In January 2017, the FASB issued ASU No.
 2017-04,
Intangibles—Goodwill and Other (Topic 350), Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment
”. The guidance removes Step 2 of the goodwill impairment test and eliminates the need to determine the fair value of individual assets and liabilities to measure goodwill impairment. A goodwill impairment will now be the amount by which a reporting unit’s carrying value exceeds its fair value, not to exceed the carrying amount of goodwill. Entities will continue to have the option to perform a qualitative assessment to determine if a quantitative impairment test is necessary. The guidance was applied prospectively, and was effective for annual and interim goodwill impairment tests in fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019. The Company adopted the guidance on January 1, 2020. Adoption did not have a material impact on its consolidated financial condition or results of operations.
In June 2016, the FASB issued ASU No.
 2016-13,
Financial Instruments – Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses in Financial Instruments
,” as amended. The ASU amends the guidance on the impairment of financial instruments and adds an impairment model, known as the current expected credit loss (CECL) model. The CECL model applies to trade receivables and other receivables and requires an entity to recognize its current estimate of all expected credit losses, rather than incurred losses. The CECL model is designed to capture expected credit losses through the establishment of an allowance account, which will be presented as an offset to the amortized cost basis of the related financial asset. The new guidance was effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, including interim periods within those fiscal years, and was applied using the modified-retrospective approach. The Company adopted the guidance on January 1, 2020. Adoption did not have a material impact on its financial condition or results of operations.
4.
NEW ACCOUNTING STANDARDS NOT YET ADOPTED
 
 
 
 
In March 2020, the FASB issued ASU No.
 2020-04,
Reference Rate Reform (Topic 848): Facilitation of the Effects of Reference Rate Reform on Financial Reporting
”. The guidance provides temporary optional expedients and exceptions related to contract modifications and hedge accounting to ease entities’ financial reporting burdens as the market transitions from the London Interbank Offered Rate and other interbank offered rates to alternative reference rates. The new guidance allows entities to elect not to apply certain modification accounting requirements, if certain criteria are met, to contracts affected by what the guidance calls reference rate reform. An entity that makes this election would consider changes in reference rates and other contract modifications related to reference rate reform to be events that do not require contract remeasurement at the modification date or reassessment of a previous accounting determination. The ASU notes that changes in contract terms that are made to effect the reference rate reform transition are considered related to the replacement of a reference rate if they are not the result of a business decision that is separate from or in addition to changes to the terms of a contract to effect that transition. The guidance is effective upon issuance and generally can be applied as of March 12, 2020 through December 31, 2022. The Company is currently evaluating the impact of the standard on its credit agreement accounted for under Codification topic ASC 470, “
Debt
”.
In December 2019, the FASB issued ASU No.
 2019-12,
Income Taxes (Topic 740), Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes
”. The guidance eliminates certain exceptions related to the approach for intraperiod tax allocation, the methodology for calculating income taxes in an interim period, and the recognition of deferred tax liabilities for outside basis differences related to changes in ownership of equity method investments and foreign subsidiaries. The guidance also simplifies aspects of accounting for franchise taxes and enacted changes in tax laws or rates, and clarifies the accounting for transactions that result in a
step-up
in the tax basis of goodwill. The standard will be effective for fiscal years, and interim periods within those fiscal years, beginning after December 15, 2020, with early adoption permitted. The Company does not intend to early adopt the standard and does not expect the standard to have a material effect on its consolidated financial condition and results of operations.
5.
INVENTORIES
Inventories valued at LIFO
(last-in,
first-out),
consist of the following (in thousands):
                 
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
December 31,
2019
 
Finished goods
  $
43,458
    $
42,281
 
Raw materials
   
33,050
     
31,686
 
                 
Total FIFO
(first-in,
first-out)
inventories
   
76,508
     
73,967
 
Reserve to adjust inventories to LIFO value
   
(19,062
)    
(19,062
)
                 
Total LIFO inventories
  $
57,446
    $
54,905
 
                 
 
 
 
 
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The Company utilizes the LIFO method of accounting related to its Trex Residential products, which generally provides for the matching of current costs with current revenues. However, under the LIFO method, reductions in annual inventory balances cause a portion of the Company’s cost of sales to be based on historical costs rather than current year costs (LIFO liquidation). Reductions in interim inventory balances expected to be replenished by
year-end
do not result in a LIFO liquidation. Accordingly, interim LIFO calculations are based, in part, on management’s estimates of expected
year-end
inventory levels and costs which may differ from actual results. Since inventory levels and costs are subject to factors beyond management’s control, interim results are subject to the final
year-end
LIFO inventory valuation. As of March 31, 2020, there were no LIFO inventory liquidations or related impact on cost of sales in the three months ended March 31, 2020.
Inventories valued at lower of cost (FIFO method) and net realizable value were $1.3 million at March 31, 2020 and $1.2 million at December 31, 2019, consisting primarily of raw materials. The
Company
utilizes the FIFO method of accounting related to its Trex
Commercial
products.
6.
PREPAID EXPENSES AND OTHER ASSETS
Prepaid expenses and other assets consist of the following (in thousands):
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
December 31,
2019
 
Prepaid expenses
  $
6,901
    $
8,282
 
Revenues in excess of billings
   
6,247
     
6,664
 
Contract retainage
   
2,273
     
1,832
 
Income tax receivable
   
513
     
2,675
 
Other
   
648
     
350
 
                 
Total prepaid expenses and other assets
  $
16,582
    $
  19,803
 
                 
7.
GOODWILL AND OTHER INTANGIBLE ASSETS
The carrying amount of goodwill by reportable segment at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 was $14.2 million for Trex Residential and $54.3 million for Trex Commercial.
The Company’s intangible assets consist of domain names. At March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, intangible assets were $6.3 million and accumulated amortization
was
 $0.8 million and $0.7 million, respectively.
Intangible asset amounts were determined based on the estimated economics of the asset and are amortized over the estimated useful lives on a straight-line basis over 15 years, which approximates the pattern in which the economic benefits are expected to be received. The Company evaluates the recoverability of intangible assets periodically and considers events or circumstances that may warrant revised estimates of useful lives or that may indicate an impairment. Intangible asset amortization expense for the three months ended
March 
31
,
2020
and March 
31
,
2019
, was $
0.1
 million.
8.
ACCRUED EXPENSES AND OTHER LIABILITIES
Accrued expenses and other liabilities consist of the following (in thousands):
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
December 31,
2019
 
Sales and marketing
  $
18,392
    $
  28,402
 
Income taxes
   
9,688
     
 
Compensation and benefits
   
7,721
     
13,475
 
Operating lease liabilities
   
7,111
     
7,079
 
Customer deposits
   
3,232
     
2,905
 
Manufacturing costs
   
2,504
     
2,564
 
Billings in excess of revenues
   
2,125
     
816
 
Other
   
3,582
     
3,024
 
                 
Total accrued expenses and other liabilities
  $
54,355
    $
58,265
 
                 
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9.
DEBT
The Company’s outstanding debt consists of a revolving credit facility. The Company had $28.5 million in outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility and remaining available borrowing capacity of $221.5 million at March 31, 2020.
Revolving Credit Facility
On November 5, 2019, the Company entered into a Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (Fourth Amended Credit Agreement) as borrower, Trex Commercial Products, Inc., as guarantor; Bank of America, N.A. as a Lender, Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer; and certain other lenders including Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., who is also Syndication Agent; SunTrust Bank; and Branch Banking and Trust Company, arranged by BOA Securities, Inc., as Sole Lead Arranger and Sole Bookrunner, to amend and restate the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (Third Amended Credit Agreement), dated as of January 12, 2016, as amended. The Fourth Amended Credit Agreement provides the Company with one or more Revolving Loans in a collective maximum principal amount of $250 million from January 1 through June 30 of each year and a maximum principal amount of $200 million from July 1 through December 31 of each year throughout the term, which ends November 5, 2024.
Compliance with Debt Covenants and Restrictions
Pursuant to the terms of the Fourth Amended Credit Agreement, the Company is subject to certain loan compliance covenants. The Company was in compliance with all covenants as of March 31, 2020. Failure to comply with the financial covenants could be considered a default of repayment obligations and, among other remedies, could accelerate payment of any amounts outstanding.
10.
LEASES
The Company leases office space, storage warehouses and certain plant equipment under various operating leases. The Company’s operating leases have remaining lease terms of 1 year to 9 years. Lease terms may include options to extend or terminate the lease when it is reasonably certain that the Company will exercise that option.
For the three months ended March 31, 2020 and March 31, 2019, total operating lease cost was $2.1 million. The weighted average remaining lease term at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 was 6.2 years and 6.5 years, respectively. The weighted average discount rate at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 was 3.66%.
The following table includes supplemental cash flow information for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and March 31, 2019 and supplemental balance sheet information at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 related to operating leases (in thousands):
                 
 
Three Months Ended
 
Supplemental cash flow information
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
March 31,
2019
 
Cash paid for amounts included in the measurement of operating lease liabilities
 
$
2,143
 
 
$
2,118
 
Operating ROU assets obtained in exchange for lease liabilities
 
$
 
 
$
388
 
                 
Supplemental balance sheet information
 
March 31,
2020
 
 
December 31,
2019
 
Operating lease ROU assets
  $
38,329
    $
40,049
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Operating lease liabilities:
   
     
 
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities
  $
7,111
    $
7,079
 
Operating lease liabilities
   
32,440
     
34,242
 
                 
Total operating lease liabilities
  $
39,551
    $
41,321
 
                 
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The following table summarizes maturities of operating lease liabilities at March 31, 2020 (in thousands):
Maturities of operating lease liabilities
 
 
2020
  $
6,329
 
2021
   
8,279
 
2022
   
6,464
 
2023
   
6,109
 
2024
   
6,146
 
Thereafter
   
11,079
 
         
Total lease payments
   
44,406
 
Less imputed interest
   
(4,855
)
         
Total operating liabilities
  $
  39,551
 
         
11.
FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
The Company considers the recorded value of its financial assets and liabilities, consisting primarily of cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued expenses, other current liabilities, and debt to approximate the fair value of the respective assets and liabilities on the Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019.
 
12.
STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Earnings Per Share
The following table sets forth the computation of basic and diluted earnings per share (in thousands, except share and per share data):
                 
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
 
 
2020
 
 
2019
 
Numerator:
   
     
 
Net income available to common shareholders
  $
42,402
    $
31,555
 
                 
Denominator:
   
     
 
Basic weighted average shares outstanding
   
58,129,529
     
58,543,478
 
Effect of dilutive securities:
   
     
 
Stock appreciation rights and options
   
90,723
     
154,076
 
Restricted stock
   
103,469
     
131,623
 
                 
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding
   
58,323,721
     
58,829,177
 
                 
Basic earnings per share
  $
0.73
    $
0.54
 
                 
Diluted earnings per share
  $
0.73
    $
0.54
 
                 
Diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of shares determined for the basic earnings per share computation plus the dilutive effect of common stock equivalents using the treasury stock method. The computation of diluted earnings per share excludes the following potentially dilutive securities because the effect would be anti-dilutive:
                 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
 
    2020    
 
 
    2019    
 
Stock appreciation rights
   
9,135
     
12,813
 
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Stock Repurchase Program
On February 16, 2018, the Board of Directors adopted a stock repurchase program of up to 5.8 million shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock (Stock Repurchase Program). As of March 31, 2020, the Company has repurchased 1.4 million shares of its outstanding common stock under the Stock Repurchase Program.
Due to the volatility and uncertainty in the stock market associated with the
COVID-19
pandemic, the Company suspended repurchases of its common stock under the Stock Repurchase Program on March 12, 2020. As of the date of this report, the Stock Repurchase Program remains in effect and the Company may determine to resume repurchases at any time.
Amendment of Restated Certificate of Incorporation
At the annual meeting of stockholders of the Company held on April 29, 2020, the Company’s stockholders approved an amendment of the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation (Amendment), effective as of April 29, 2020. The Company’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the Amendment on February 19, 2020, subject to stockholder approval. The Amendment increases the number of shares of common stock, par value $.01 per share, that the Company is authorized to issue from 120 million shares to 180 million shares.
13.
REVENUE FROM CONTRACTS WITH CUSTOMERS
Trex Residential Products
Trex Residential principally generates revenue from the manufacture and sale of its high-performance,
low-maintenance,
eco-friendly
wood-alternative decking and residential railing products and accessories. Substantially all of its revenues are from contracts with customers, which are purchase orders of short-term duration of less than one year. Its customers, in turn, sell primarily to the residential market, which includes replacement, remodeling and new construction related to outdoor living products. Trex Residential satisfies its performance obligations at a point in time. The shipment of each product is a separate performance obligation as the customer is able to derive benefit from each product shipped and no performance obligation remains after shipment. Upon shipment of the product, the customer obtains control over the distinct product and Trex Residential satisfies its performance obligation. Any performance obligation that remains unsatisfied at the end of a reporting period is part of a contract that has an original expected duration of one year or less. Any variable consideration related to the unsatisfied performance obligation is allocated wholly to the unsatisfied performance obligation, is recognized when the product ships and the performance obligation is satisfied and is included in “Accrued expenses and other liabilities, Sales and marketing” in Note 8 to the Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements.
Trex Commercial Products
Trex Commercial generates revenue from the manufacture and sale of its modular and architectural railing and staging systems. All of its revenues are from fixed-price contracts with customers. Trex Commercial contracts have a single performance obligation as the promise to transfer the individual goods or services is not separately identifiable from other promises in the contract and is, therefore, not distinct. The transaction price allocated to remaining performance obligations on contracts with an original duration greater than one year was $60.1 million as of March 31, 2020. The Company will recognize this revenue as contracts are completed, which is expected to occur within the next 24 months.
For the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, net sales were disaggregated in the following tables by (1) market, (2) timing of revenue recognition, and (3) type of contract. The tables also include a reconciliation of the respective disaggregated net sales with the Company’s reportable segments (in thousands):
 
                         
Three Months Ended March 31, 2020
 
Reportable Segment
 
 
 
Trex 
Residential
 
 
Trex 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
Timing of Revenue Recognition and Type of Contract
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Products transferred at a point in time and variable consideration contracts
  $
186,874
    $
—  
    $
186,874
 
Products transferred over time and fixed price contracts
   
—  
     
13,521
     
13,521
 
                         
 
  $
186,874
    $
  13,521
    $
200,395
 
                         
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Three Months Ended March 31, 2019
 
Reportable Segment
 
 
Trex 
Residential
 
 
Trex 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
Timing of Revenue Recognition and Type of Contract
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Products transferred at a point in time and variable consideration contracts
  $
165,479
    $
—  
    $
165,479
 
Products transferred over time and fixed price contracts
   
—  
     
14,092
     
14,092
 
                         
  $
165,479
    $
  14,092
    $
179,571
 
                         
14.
STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION
The Company has one stock-based compensation plan, the 2014 Stock Incentive Plan (Plan),
approved
by the Company’s stockholders in April 2014. The Plan amended and restated in its entirety the Trex Company, Inc. 2005 Stock Incentive Plan. The Plan was subsequently amended and restated by the Company’s Board of Directors in May 2014 and May 2018. The Plan is administered by the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors. Stock-based compensation is granted to officers, directors and certain key employees in accordance with the provisions of the Plan. The Plan provides for grants of stock options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights (SARs), and unrestricted stock. The total aggregate number of shares of the Company’s common stock that may be issued under the Plan is 12,840,000 and as of March 31, 2020, the total number of shares available for future issuance are 5,335,353.
The following table summarizes the Company’s stock-based compensation grants for the three months ended March 31, 2020:
                                                             
 
Stock Awards Granted
 
 
Weighted-Average

 Grant Price
Per Share
 
Time-based restricted stock units
   
19,769
      $
101.53
   
Performance-based restricted stock units (a)
   
36,510
    $
78.18
 
Stock appreciation rights
   
19,792
    $
101.66
 
  (a) Includes 24,320 of target performance-based restricted stock unit awards granted during the three months ended March 31, 2020, and adjustments of (2,562), 3,029 and 11,723 to grants due to the actual performance level achieved for restricted stock and restricted stock units awarded in 2019, 2018 and 2017, respectively.
The fair value of each SAR is estimated on the date of grant using a Black-Scholes option-pricing formula. For SARs issued in the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019 the data and assumptions shown in the following table were used:
                                                             
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2020
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
 
Weighted-average fair value of grants
  $
35.65
    $
29.56
 
Dividend yield
   
0
%    
0
%
Average risk-free interest rate
   
1.4
%    
2.5
%
Expected term (years)
   
5
     
5
 
Expected volatility
   
37.8
%    
39.1
%
The Company recognizes stock-based compensation expense ratably over the period from the grant date to the earlier of: (1) the vesting date of the award, or (2) the date the grantee is eligible to retire without forfeiting the award. For performance-based restricted stock and performance-based restricted stock units, expense is recognized ratably over the performance and vesting period of each tranche based on management’s judgment of the ultimate award that is likely to be paid out based on the achievement of the predetermined performance measures. For the employee stock purchase plan, compensation expense is recognized related to the discount on purchases. Stock-based compensation expense is included in “Selling, general and administrative expenses” in the Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income. The following table summarizes the Company’s stock-based compensation expense (in thousands):
 
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Three Months Ended
March 31
 
 
2020
 
 
2019
 
Stock appreciation rights
  $
354
    $
295
 
Time-based restricted stock and restricted stock units
   
1,256
     
1,149
 
Performance-based restricted stock and restricted stock units
   
1,135
     
1,314
 
Employee stock purchase plan
   
30
     
35
 
                 
Total stock-based compensation
  $
2,775
    $
2,793
 
                 
Total unrecognized compensation cost related to unvested awards as of March 31, 2020 was $7.4 million. The cost of these unvested awards is being recognized over the requisite vesting period of each award.
15.
INCOME TAXES
The Company’s effective tax rate for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019 was 23.8% and 19.6%, respectively, which resulted in expense of $13.3 million and $7.7 million, respectively. The increase of 4.2% in the effective tax rate was primarily due to a current year decrease in excess tax benefits from the exercise of share-based payments and an increase in
non-
deductible
 
executive compensation.
During the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, the Company realized $1.0 million and $2.3 million, respectively, of excess tax benefits from stock-based awards and recorded a corresponding benefit to income tax expense.
The Company analyzes its deferred tax assets each reporting period, considering all available positive and negative evidence in determining the expected realization of those deferred tax assets. As of March 31, 2020, the Company maintains a valuation allowance of $3.0 million against deferred tax assets primarily related to state tax credits it estimates will expire before they are realized.
In response to
COVID-19,
Congress enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act provides numerous tax provisions and other stimulus measures, including temporary suspension of certain payment requirements for the employer portion of Social Security taxes and the creation of certain refundable employee retention credits. The Company evaluated the impact on its consolidated financial statements and determined that as of March 31, 2020, the CARES Act did not have a material impact on its consolidated financial condition or results of operations.
The Company operates in multiple tax jurisdictions and, in the normal course of business, its tax returns are subject to examination by various taxing authorities. Such examinations may result in future assessments by these taxing authorities, and the Company accrues a liability when it believes that it is more likely than not that benefits of tax positions will not be realized. The Company believes that adequate provisions have been made for all tax returns subject to examination. As of March 31, 2020, for certain tax jurisdictions tax years 2016 through 2019 remain subject to examination. The Company’s returns filed with the state of New Jersey for the tax years 2015 through 2018 are currently under examination. No material adjustments are expected as a result of the audit. Sales made to foreign distributors are not taxable in any foreign jurisdiction as the Company does not have a taxable presence in any foreign jurisdiction.
16.
SEGMENT INFORMATION
The Company operates in two reportable segments:
  Trex Residential manufactures wood-alternative decking and residential railing and related products marketed under the brand name Trex
®
. Trex Residential products are sold to distributors and home centers for final resale primarily to the residential market, which includes replacement, remodeling and new construction related to outdoor living products.
  Trex Commercial designs, engineers, and markets modular and architectural railing and staging systems for the commercial and multi-family market, including sports stadiums and performing arts venues. Trex Commercial products are marketed to architects, specifiers, contractors, and others doing business within the commercial and multi-family market.
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The Company’s reportable segments have been determined in accordance with its internal management structure, which is organized based on residential and commercial sales activities. The Company evaluates performance of each segment primarily based on net sales and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). The Company uses net sales to assess performance and allocate resources as this measure represents the amount of business the segment engaged in during a given period of time, is an indicator of market growth and acceptance of segment products, and represents the segment’s customers’ spending habits along with the amount of product the segment sells relative to its competitors. The Company uses EBITDA to assess performance and allocate resources because it believes that EBITDA facilitates performance comparison between the segments by eliminating interest, taxes, and depreciation and amortization charges to income. The below segment data for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019 includes data for Trex Residential and Trex Commercial (in thousands):
Segment Data:
                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2020
   
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
 
 
Trex
 
Residential
 
 
Trex
 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
 
Trex
 
Residential
 
 
Trex
 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
Net sales
  $
186,874
    $
13,521
    $
200,395
    $
165,479
    $
14,092
    $
179,571
 
Net income
  $
41,020
    $
1,382
    $
42,402
    $
31,255
    $
300
    $
31,555
 
EBITDA
  $
56,950
    $
2,036
    $
58,986
    $
42,067
    $
526
    $
42,593
 
Depreciation and amortization
  $
3,664
    $
187
    $
3,851
    $
3,268
    $
126
    $
3,394
 
Income tax expense
  $
12,788
    $
467
    $
13,255
    $
7,600
    $
100
    $
7,700
 
Capital expenditures
  $
22,416
    $
317
    $
22,733
    $
7,694
    $
953
    $
8,647
 
Total assets
  $
539,352
    $
91,504
    $
630,856
    $
448,303
    $
87,342
    $
535,645
 
Reconciliation of Net Income to EBITDA:
                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2020
   
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
 
 
Trex
 
Residential
 
 
Trex
 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
 
Trex
 
Residential
 
 
Trex
 
Commercial
 
 
Total
 
Net income
  $
41,020
    $
1,382
    $
42,402
    $
31,255
    $
300
    $
31,555
 
Interest income, net
   
(522
)    
—  
     
(522
)    
(56
)    
—  
     
(56
)
Income tax expense
   
12,788
     
467
     
13,255
     
7,600
     
100
     
7,700
 
Depreciation and amortization
   
3,664
     
187
     
3,851
     
3,268
     
126
     
3,394
 
                                                 
EBITDA
  $
56,950
    $
2,036
    $
58,986
    $
42,067
    $
526
    $
42,593
 
                                                 
17.
SEASONALITY
The operating results for Trex Residential have historically varied from quarter to quarter. Seasonal, erratic or prolonged adverse weather conditions in certain geographic regions reduce the level of home improvement and construction activity and can shift demand for its products to a later period. As part of its normal business practice and consistent with industry practice, Trex Residential has historically offered incentive programs to its distributors and dealers to build inventory levels before the start of the prime deck-building season in order to ensure adequate availability of its product to meet anticipated seasonal consumer demand. The seasonal effects are often offset by the positive effect of the incentive programs. The operating results for Trex Commercial have not historically varied from quarter to quarter as a result of seasonality. However, they are driven by the timing of individual projects, which may vary significantly each period.
18.
COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES
Product Warranty
The Company warrants that its decking and residential railing products will be free from material defects in workmanship and materials for warranty periods ranging from 10 years to 25 years, depending on the product and its use. If there is a breach of such warranties, the Company has an obligation either to replace the defective product or refund the purchase price. The Company continues to receive and settle claims for products manufactured at its Nevada facility prior to 2007 that exhibit surface flaking and maintains a warranty reserve to provide for the settlement of these claims. Estimating the warranty reserve for surface flaking claims requires management to estimate (1) the number of claims to be settled with payment and (2) the average cost to settle each claim.
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To estimate the number of claims to be settled with payment, the Company utilizes actuarial techniques to quantify both the expected number of claims to be received and the percentage of those claims that will ultimately require payment (collectively, elements). Estimates for these elements are quantified using a range of assumptions derived from claim count history and the identification of factors influencing the claim counts. The cost per claim varies due to a number of factors, including the size of affected decks, the availability and type of replacement material used, the cost of production of replacement material and the method of claim settlement.
The Company monitors surface flaking claims activity each quarter for indications that its estimates require revision. Typically, a majority of surface flaking claims received in a year are received during the summer outdoor season, which spans the second and third quarters. It has been the Company’s practice to utilize the actuarial techniques discussed above during the third quarter, after a significant portion of all claims has been received for the fiscal year and variances to annual claims expectations are more meaningful. The number of incoming claims received in the three months ended March 31, 2020, was consistent with the Company’s expectations but higher than the number of claims received in the three months ended March 31, 2019. Average settlement cost per claim experienced in the three months ended March 31, 2020 was slightly higher than the Company’s expectations, considerably higher than that experienced in the three months ended March 31, 2019, due to an increase in larger claims settled and changes in the mix of settlement methods, and slightly lower than that experienced for the year ended December 31, 2019. The Company believes its reserve at March 31, 2020 is sufficient to cover future surface flaking obligations and no adjustments were required in the current period.
The Company’s analysis is based on currently known facts and a number of assumptions, as discussed above, and current expectations. Projecting future events such as the number of claims to be received, the number of claims that will require payment and the average cost of claims could cause actual warranty liabilities to be higher or lower than those projected, which could materially affect the Company’s financial condition, results of operations or cash flows. The Company estimates that the annual number of claims received will continue to decline over time and that the average cost per claim will increase slightly, primarily due to inflation. If the level of claims received or average cost per claim differs materially from expectations, it could result in additional increases or decreases to the warranty reserve and a decrease or increase in earnings and cash flows in future periods. The Company estimates that a 10% change in the expected number of remaining claims to be settled with payment or the expected cost to settle claims may result in approximately a $1.8 million change in the surface flaking warranty reserve.
The following is a reconciliation of the Company’s residential product warranty reserve (in thousands):
 
Three Months Ended March 31, 2020
 
 
Surface
Flaking
 
 
Other
Residential
 
 
Total
 
Beginning balance, January 1
  $
19,024
    $
  6,470
    $
 25,494
 
Provisions and changes in estimates
   
—  
     
321
     
321
 
Settlements made during the period
   
(557
)    
(168
)    
(725
)
                         
Ending balance, March 31
  $
18,467
    $
6,623
    $
25,090
 
                         
 
Three Months Ended March 31, 2019
 
 
Surface
Flaking
 
 
Other
Residential
 
 
Total
 
Beginning balance, January 1
  $
 23,951
    $
  6,803
    $
30,754
 
Provisions and changes in estimates
   
—  
     
505
     
505
 
Settlements made during the period
   
(633
)    
(292
)    
(925
)
                         
Ending balance, March 31
  $
23,318
    $
7,016
    $
30,334
 
                         
Legal Matters
The Company has lawsuits, as well as other claims, pending against it which are ordinary routine litigation and claims incidental to the business. Management has evaluated the merits of these lawsuits and claims, and believes that their ultimate resolution will not have a material effect on the Company’s consolidated financial condition, results of operations, liquidity or competitive position.
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Item 2.     Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
The following management discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the Trex Company, Inc. (Company, we or our) Annual Report on Form
10-K
for the year ended December 31, 2019 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the condensed consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in Part I, Item 1. “Financial Statements” of this quarterly report.
NOTE ON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This management’s discussion and analysis contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements regarding our expected financial position and operating results, our business strategy, our financing plans, forecasted demographic and economic trends relating to our industry and similar matters are forward-looking statements. These statements can sometimes be identified by our use of forward-looking words such as “may,” “will,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend” or similar expressions. We cannot promise you that our expectations in such forward-looking statements will turn out to be correct. Our actual results could be materially different from our expectations because of various factors, including the factors discussed under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form
10-K
for the year ended December 31, 2019 filed with the SEC, and the factor discussed under “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in this quarterly report on Form
10-Q.
These statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s actual operating results to differ materially. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the extent of market acceptance of the Company’s current and newly developed products; the costs associated with the development and launch of new products and the market acceptance of such new products; the sensitivity of the Company’s business to general economic conditions; the impact of seasonal and weather-related demand fluctuations on inventory levels in the distribution channel and sales of the Company’s products; the availability and cost of third-party transportation services for our products and raw materials; the Company’s ability to obtain raw materials at acceptable prices; the Company’s ability to maintain product quality and product performance at an acceptable cost; the Company’s ability to increase throughput and capacity to adequately match supply with demand; the level of expenses associated with product replacement and consumer relations expenses related to product quality; the highly competitive markets in which the Company operates; cyber-attacks, security breaches or other security vulnerabilities; the impact of upcoming data privacy laws and the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the related actual or potential costs and consequences; and material adverse impacts from global public health pandemics, including the strain of coronavirus known as
COVID-19.
OVERVIEW
COVID-19:
Our results of operations are affected by economic conditions, including macroeconomic conditions and levels of business and consumer confidence. The
COVID-19
pandemic has increased the level of volatility and uncertainty globally and has created economic disruption. We are actively managing our business to respond to this health crisis and will continue to evaluate the nature and extent of its impact. Our commitment to stakeholders is to take the appropriate actions to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and partners, comply with any governmental orders relating to
COVID-19,
which may result in a period of disruption to our business, while at the same time leveraging our strengths and ensuring financial flexibility.
As of March 31, 2020, our facilities continue to operate at output levels similar to those prior to the
COVID-19
pandemic and we are following or exceeding all CDC and public officials’ guidelines. We have also adopted a business continuity plan and local emergency response plans at each location. We continue to take precautionary measures, make contingency plans and improve our response to the developing situation. We have assembled a cross-functional team whose chief charge is to oversee our efforts to ensure the health and safety of all employees and supply product to our customers. That team constantly monitors the latest CDC, Federal, state and other regulatory guidance, works to secure personal protective equipment, finds new ways to help mitigate risk, and identifies opportunities for us to exceed recommendations.
We have implemented preventative or protective actions at our facilities, our corporate headquarters and with field sales personnel. In order to mitigate the spread of the virus, we have instructed our employees to practice social distancing. Efforts for social distancing include working from home, where possible, revising our production processes to allow for compliance with our social distancing efforts, suspending air travel and enabling technologies to allow employees to effectively perform their functions remotely. Our sales force is working from home and conducting training sessions with our channel partners by utilizing online audio and visual technologies. Face masks and other protective equipment have been distributed to employees across all of our facilities, and handwashing and hand sanitizing stations have been installed. In addition, we have made a donation of face masks to the local healthcare community. We have installed air purifier systems for all enclosed areas in every one of our buildings. In addition, our internal cleaning crew sanitizes an extensive checklist of high-touch items and areas across work facilities, and our facilities are cleaned repeatedly throughout each shift with
CDC-recommended
chemicals and disinfectants by internal and external groups.
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Since we cannot predict the duration or scope of the pandemic, we cannot fully anticipate or reasonably estimate all the ways in which the current global health crisis and financial market conditions could adversely impact our business in the future. Some jurisdictions into which we sell have now deemed the construction industry as
non-essential
and ordered the closure of those businesses. In addition, we have experienced areas where the availability of our products is limited due to the closure of certain of our channel partners. As of March 31, 2020 we have no significant supply issues and maintain inventories of materials sourced from diversified geographies, allowing us to better tolerate short-term supply chain disruptions.
The impact that the
COVID-19
 pandemic will have on our consolidated results of operations for fiscal year 2020 is uncertain. Although net sales increased considerably during the three months ended March 31, 2020, due to a number of our channel partners on both the distribution and consumer side closing or significantly curtailing operations in their respective localities because of
COVID-19
restrictions, net sales for our second quarter may be impacted and this trend could continue until the pandemic subsides and macro-economics, particularly in the United States, return to normal. Also, we have stress tested our financials and believe our available financial resources will allow us to manage the impact of the
COVID-19
pandemic on the Company’s business operations for the foreseeable future. As of March 31, 2020, our revolving credit facility provides us with $221.5 million in liquidity and we see no need to modify our current capital expansion program, which can be adjusted if necessary. As the impact of
COVID-19
evolves, we will continue to evaluate our financial position and liquidity needs in light of future developments.
Operations and Products:
Trex Company, Inc. currently operates in two reportable segments: Trex Residential Products (Trex Residential) and Trex Commercial Products (Trex Commercial). The Company is focused on using renewable resources within both our Residential and Commercial segments. 
Trex Residential is the world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance,
low-maintenance,
eco-friendly
composite decking and residential railing products, which are marketed under the brand name Trex
®
and manufactured in the United States. We offer a comprehensive set of aesthetically appealing and durable,
low-maintenance
product offerings in the decking, residential railing, fencing, steel deck framing, and outdoor lighting categories. A majority of the products are
eco-friendly
and leverage recycled materials to the extent possible. Trex Residential decking is made in a proprietary process that combines reclaimed wood fibers and recycled polyethylene film, making Trex one of the largest recyclers of plastic film in North America. In addition to resisting fading and surface staining, Trex Residential products require no sanding and sealing, resist moisture damage, provide a splinter-free surface and do not require chemical treatment against rot or insect infestation. Combined, these aspects yield significant aesthetic advantages and lower maintenance than wood decking and railing and ultimately render Trex products less costly than wood over the life of the deck. Special characteristics (including resistance to splitting, the ability to bend, and ease and consistency of machining and finishing) facilitate installation, reduce contractor call-backs and afford consumers a wide range of design options. Trex Residential products are sold to distributors and home centers for final resale primarily to the residential market.
Trex offers the following products through Trex Residential:
     
     
Decking and Accessories
 
Our principal decking products are Trex Transcend
®
, Trex Select
®
and Trex Enhance
®
. Differentiating the Enhance collection is a scalloped profile that is lighter weight for easier handling and installation. Our high-performance,
low-maintenance,
eco-friendly
composite decking products are comprised of a blend of 95 percent reclaimed wood fibers and recycled plastic film and feature a protective polymer shell for enhanced protection against fading, staining, mold and scratching.
 
We also offer Trex Hideaway
®
, a hidden fastening system for grooved boards, and Trex DeckLighting
, an outdoor lighting system. Trex DeckLighting is a line of energy-efficient LED dimmable deck lighting, which is designed for use on posts, floors and steps. The line includes a post cap light, deck rail light, riser light and a recessed deck light.
 
 
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Railing
 
Our residential railing products are Trex Transcend Railing, Trex Select Railing, Trex Enhance Railing and Trex Signature
®
aluminum railing. Trex Transcend Railing, made from approximately 40 percent recycled content, is available in the colors of Trex Transcend decking and finishes that make it appropriate for use with Trex decking products as well as other decking materials, which we believe enhances the sales prospects of our railing products. Trex Select Railing, made from approximately 40 percent recycled content, is offered in a white finish and is ideal for consumers who desire a simple clean finished look for their deck. Trex Enhance, made from approximately 40 percent recycled content, is available in three colors and is offered through home improvement retailers in kits that contain the complete railing system. Trex Signature aluminum railing, made from a minimum of 50 percent recycled content, is available in three colors and designed for consumers who want a sleek, contemporary look.
 
     
Fencing
 
Our Trex Seclusions
®
fencing product is offered through two specialty distributors. This product consists of structural posts, bottom rail, pickets, top rail and decorative post caps.
 
     
Steel Deck Framing
 
Our triple-coated steel deck framing system called Trex Elevations
®
leverages the strength and dimensional stability of steel to create a flat surface for our decking. Trex Elevations provides consistency and reliability that wood does not and is fire resistant.
 
 
Trex Commercial
is a leading national provider of custom-engineered railing and staging systems. Trex Commercial designs and engineers custom solutions, which are prevalent in professional and collegiate sports facilities, commercial and high-rise applications, performing arts, sports, and event production and rental markets. With a team of devoted engineers, and an industry-leading reputation for quality and dedication to customer service, Trex Commercial markets to architects, specifiers, contractors, and building owners.
Trex offers the following products through Trex Commercial:
     
     
Architectural Railing Systems
 
Our architectural railing systems are
pre-engineered
guardrails with options to accommodate styles ranging from classic and elegant wood top rail combined with sleek stainless components and glass infill, to modern and minimalist stainless cable and rod infill choices. Trex Commercial can also design, engineer and manufacture custom railing systems tailored to the customer’s specific material, style and finish. Many railing styles are achievable, including glass, mesh, perforated railing and cable railing.
 
     
Aluminum Railing Systems
 
Trex Signature
®
aluminum railing collection, made from a minimum of 50 percent recycled content, combines superior styling with the unparalleled strength of aluminum – making it an ideal railing choice for a variety of commercial settings. Its straightforward, unobtrusive design features traditional balusters and contemporary vertical rods, and can be installed with continuously graspable rail options for added safety, comfort and functionality. Trex Signature is available in three colors – charcoal black, bronze and classic white – and is available in a variety of stock lengths.