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McGraw Hill Financial Reports Third Quarter Results

McGraw Hill Financial Reports Third Quarter Results

Revenue Increased 10%

Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Decreased 16% to $0.68 Due to Charges Related to Certain Regulatory Matters and Restructuring Actions

Adjusted Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Increased 32% to $1.02

McGraw Hill Construction Moved to Discontinued Operations

Company Release - 10/29/2014 7:10 AM ET

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MHFI) today reported third quarter 2014 results with revenue of $1.26 billion, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year. Net income and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $188 million and $0.68, respectively.

Adjusted net income from continuing operations increased 31% to $281 million and adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 32% to $1.02. The adjustments in the third quarter of 2014 are largely due to a charge relating to certain regulatory matters as well as restructuring actions. The adjustments in the third quarter of 2013 exclude the impact of the sale of India Index Services by CRISIL, a gain on the sale of Aviation Week, as well as one-time costs related primarily to the Growth and Value Plan.

"The Company's operating performance this quarter was outstanding with 10% revenue growth, more than 400 basis points of adjusted operating margin expansion, and diluted adjusted EPS growth of 32%," said Douglas L. Peterson, President and Chief Executive Officer of McGraw Hill Financial. "The increased demand by customers for our independent benchmarks, ratings, and analytics drove the double-digit revenue growth. Since launching McGraw Hill Financial last year, we have made great strides to create growth, drive performance, and streamline operations."

Outlook: With the recently announced agreement to sell the McGraw Hill Construction business, its year-to-date results, including directly attributable shared costs, have now been reclassified to discontinued operations. The Company is modestly adjusting its guidance as a result of the sale. The new adjusted diluted earnings per share guidance from continuing operations, which excludes the results of McGraw Hill Construction, is a range of $3.78 to $3.83. The Company's previous adjusted diluted earnings per share guidance, which included McGraw Hill Construction results, was a range of $3.80 to $3.90.

Actions to Resolve Regulatory Matters: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is currently in active discussions to resolve matters pending before the Securities and Exchange Commission, including with respect to the previously disclosed "Wells Notice" received on July 22, 2014, as well as related investigations by the Attorneys General of New York and Massachusetts. Although definitive settlement agreements have not been reached, a charge of $60 million related to these matters was recorded in the third quarter. There can be no assurance that this amount will be sufficient to resolve these matters or that definitive settlement agreements will be reached.

Restructuring Actions: The Company recently initiated additional restructuring actions, including a voluntary separation program at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. During the third quarter, $46 million of pre-tax restructuring charges were incurred. The Company remains committed to achieving productivity gains in its pursuit of creating growth and driving performance.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services: Quarterly revenue increased 12% to $604 million compared to the same period last year. Revenue growth was driven by significant market demand for the Company's ratings as revenue from both global bond issuance and bank loan ratings experienced double-digit growth.

Transaction revenue grew 18% to $269 million compared to the same period last year. This was primarily driven by strong bond ratings revenue growth in Financial Services as banks continue to rebuild capital structures to meet regulatory requirements. In addition, bank loan ratings revenue continued to show strength with a 19% increase.

Non-transaction revenue increased 7% in the quarter, primarily driven by growth in annual fees as Standard & Poor's Ratings continues to expand its client coverage, as well as growth at CRISIL. Non-transaction revenue represented 55% of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' total revenue compared to 58% for the same period last year as transaction growth outpaced non-transaction growth.

Domestic revenue increased 9% and international revenue increased 15%. International revenue represented 48% of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' total third-quarter revenue.

Adjusted expenses in the quarter increased 4%, almost entirely due to legal expenses related to ongoing legal and regulatory matters.

Adjusted operating profit increased 24% to $266 million with an adjusted operating profit margin that increased 430 basis points to 44%.

S&P Capital IQ: Revenue increased 6% to $311 million in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year. Excluding previous portfolio rationalization, organic revenue growth was 7%. Adjusted operating profit increased 24% to $68 million, a new quarterly record for the business.

Two key products, S&P Capital IQ Desktop and RatingsXpress® both delivered double-digit revenue growth.

S&P Capital IQ's international revenue increased 8% to $108 million in the third quarter and represented 35% of the business unit's total revenue.

S&P Dow Jones Indices: Revenue increased 15% to $143 million in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year. Adjusted expenses increased 10% driven by headcount additions. Quarterly adjusted operating profit, which excludes professional fees largely for corporate development activities, increased 18% to $91 million. Quarterly adjusted operating profit attributable to the Company increased 21% to $68 million.

Revenue increased primarily due to growth in exchange-traded funds. In addition, mutual funds, derivative trading licenses, and data subscriptions also contributed to revenue growth. Assets under management in exchange-traded funds based on the S&P Dow Jones Indices increased 25% to a record $733 billion at the end of the quarter. Trading volume of the exchange-traded derivatives picked up in the quarter; notably, the SPX (S&P 500 Index) and VIX (CBOE Volatility Index) increased 10% and 12%, respectively.

Commodities & Commercial Markets: Revenue increased 7% to $227 million. Adjusted operating profit was $83 million in the third quarter, an increase of 9% compared to the same period last year. These results exclude McGraw Hill Construction which was reclassified as a discontinued operation due to its impending sale.

Platts continued to experience steady revenue growth. This business line delivered high single-digit revenue growth in the third quarter as a result of strength in price assessments, market data subscriptions, and a modest benefit from the recent Eclipse acquisition. These drivers were partially offset by a decrease in Global Trading Services' licensing revenue due to weaker trading volumes for natural gas and petroleum.

J.D. Power delivered double-digit revenue growth driven by gains in the auto business.

Adjusted Unallocated Expense: Adjusted unallocated expense includes corporate center functions and certain non-performance related items such as excess real estate. Adjusted unallocated expense decreased by 16% to $32 million in the third quarter.

Return of Capital: The year-to-date return of capital to shareholders, in the form of share repurchases and dividends, has been $607 million. During the quarter, the Company did not repurchase any shares. The Company has approximately 45.6 million shares remaining under the existing authorization from the Board of Directors.

Balance Sheet and Cash Flow: Cash and equivalents at the end of the third quarter were $1.9 billion, of which approximately one-half is held outside the United States. In the first nine months of 2014, free cash flow from continuing operations was $737 million, an increase of $372 million from the same period in 2013. The increase was affected by the timing of tax payments in 2013.

Discontinued Operations: In the third quarter an agreement was reached to sell McGraw Hill Construction. The sale is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014 and the results of this business were reclassified to discontinued operations.

Comparison of Adjusted Information to U.S. GAAP Information: Adjusted diluted earnings per share, adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations, adjusted net income, adjusted operating profit, adjusted unallocated expense, and free cash flow are non-GAAP financial measures contained in this earnings release that are derived from the Company's continuing operations. This information is provided in order to allow investors to make meaningful comparisons of the Company's operating performance between periods and to view the Company's business from the same perspective as Company management. These non-GAAP measures may be different than similar measures used by other companies. Reconciliations for the differences between non-GAAP measures used in this earnings release and comparable financial measures calculated in accordance with U.S. GAAP are attached as Exhibits 5 and 8.

Conference Call/Webcast Details: The Company's senior management will review the third quarter earnings results on a conference call scheduled for this morning, October 29, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. EDT. This call is open to all interested parties. Discussions may include forward-looking information. Additional information presented on the conference call may be made available on the Company's Investor Relations Website at http://investor.mhfi.com.

The Webcast will be available live and in replay at http://investor.mcgraw-hill.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=96562&p=irol-EventDetails&EventId=5171748. (Please copy and paste URL into Web browser.)

Telephone access is available. Domestic participants may call (888) 391-6568; international participants may call +1 (415) 228-4733 (long distance charges will apply). The passcode is "MHFI" and the conference leader is Douglas Peterson. A recorded telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the meeting concludes and will remain available until November 29, 2014. Domestic participants may call (888) 568-0883; international participants may call +1 (203) 369-3208 (long distance charges will apply). No passcode is required.

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in our "forward-looking statements" include, among other things, the regulatory environment affecting our businesses, including new and amended applicable regulations and our compliance therewith; the outcome of litigation, government and regulatory proceedings, investigations and inquiries; worldwide economic, financial, political and regulatory conditions; the health of debt and equity markets, including credit quality and spreads, the level of liquidity and future debt issuances; the level of interest rates and the strength of the credit and capital markets in the U.S. and abroad; the demand and market for debt ratings in and across the sectors and geographies where we operate; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the level of success of new product development and global expansion; the level of merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. and abroad; the volatility of energy markets; the health of commodities markets; the strength and performance of domestic and international automotive markets; the level of our future cash flows; our ability to make acquisitions and dispositions and to integrate, and realize expected synergies, savings or benefits from, the businesses we acquire; our level of capital investment; the level of restructuring charges we incur; changes in applicable tax or accounting requirements; the impact on our net income caused by fluctuations in foreign currency exchange issues; and exposure to potential criminal sanctions or civil remedies if we fail to comply with foreign and U.S. laws and regulations that are applicable in the domestic and international jurisdictions in which we operate. The factors above are not exhaustive. The Company and its subsidiaries operate in a dynamic business environment in which new risks may emerge frequently. For more information about factors that could materially affect our results of operations and financial condition, please see the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the "Risk Factors" section in our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K.

About McGraw Hill Financial: McGraw Hill Financial is a leading financial intelligence company providing the global capital and commodity markets with independent benchmarks, credit ratings, portfolio and enterprise risk solutions, and analytics. The Company's iconic brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, and J.D. Power. The Company has approximately 18,000 employees in 30 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.

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Exhibit 1

McGraw Hill Financial

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013


(dollars in millions, except per share data)




(unaudited)

Three Months

Nine Months



2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change

















Revenue


$

1,263


$

1,152


10%



$

3,761


$

3,496


8%


Expenses


897


781


15%



2,491


2,433


2%


Other (income) loss



(24)


N/M



9


(24)


N/M


Operating profit (a)


366


395


(8)%



1,261


1,087


16%


Interest expense, net


12


14


(16)%



40


45


(12)%


Income from continuing operations
   before taxes on income


354


381


(7)%



1,221


1,042


17%


Provision for taxes on income


139


123


12%



428


351


22%


Income from continuing operations


215


258


(17)%



793


691


15%


Income (loss) from discontinued operations (a)


2


7


(72)%



15


(6)


N/M


(Loss) gain on sale of discontinued operations



(20)


N/M




592


N/M


Discontinued operations, net of tax


2


(13)


N/M



15


586


(97)%


Net income


217


245


(12)%



808


1,277


(37)%


Less: net income attributable to noncontrolling
   interests - continuing


(27)


(30)


(12)%



(77)


(74)


3%


Less: net loss attributable to noncontrolling
   interests - discontinued




N/M




1


N/M


Net income attributable to McGraw Hill
   Financial, Inc.


$

190


$

215


(11)%



$

731


$

1,204


(39)%

















Amounts attributable to McGraw Hill
   Financial, Inc. common shareholders:















Income from continuing operations


$

188


$

228


(17)%



$

716


$

617


16%


Income (loss) from discontinued operations


2


(13)


N/M



15


587


(97)%


Net income


$

190


$

215


(11)%



$

731


$

1,204


(39)%

















Earnings per share attributable to
   McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. common
   shareholders:















Income from continuing operations:















Basic


$

0.69


$

0.83


(17)%



$

2.64


$

2.24


18%


Diluted


$

0.68


$

0.82


(16)%



$

2.59


$

2.20


18%


Income from discontinued operations:















Basic


$

0.01


$

(0.05)


N/M



$

0.05


$

2.13


(97)%


Diluted


$

0.01


$

(0.05)


N/M



$

0.05


$

2.09


(97)%


Net income:















Basic


$

0.70


$

0.79


(11)%



$

2.69


$

4.36


(38)%


Diluted


$

0.69


$

0.77


(10)%



$

2.64


$

4.29


(38)%

















Weighted-average number of common shares
   outstanding:















Basic


270.9


272.8





271.4


275.8




Diluted


275.4


278.8





276.2


280.4



















 

N/M - not meaningful

Note - % change in the tables throughout the exhibits are calculated off of the actual number, not the rounded number presented.


(a)

In the third quarter of 2014, the Company announced the sale of McGraw Hill Construction, which historically was included in our Commodities & Commercial segment. As a result, this business has been reflected as a discontinued operation for all periods presented. The closing of the sale is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2014.

 

Exhibit 2

McGraw Hill Financial

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

September 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013




(dollars in millions)









(unaudited)


September 30,



December 31,




2014



2013









Assets:







Cash and equivalents


$

1,918



$

1,542


Other current assets


1,270



1,399


Total current assets


3,188



2,941


Property and equipment, net


199



249


Goodwill and other intangible assets, net


2,447



2,442


Asset for pension benefits


241



261


Other non-current assets


195



168


Total assets


$

6,270



$

6,061









Liabilities and Equity:







Unearned revenue


$

1,266



$

1,268


Other current liabilities


1,118



1,103


Long-term debt


799



799


Pension, other postretirement benefits and other non-current liabilities


687



737


Total liabilities


3,870



3,907


Redeemable noncontrolling interest


810



810


Total equity


1,590



1,344


Total liabilities and equity


$

6,270



$

6,061









 

Exhibit 3

McGraw Hill Financial

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

Nine Months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013




(dollars in millions)









(unaudited)


2014



2013









Operating Activities:







Income from continuing operations


$

793



$

691


Adjustments to reconcile income from operations to cash provided by operating
   activities from continuing operations:







Depreciation


64



65


Amortization of intangibles


36



38


Stock-based compensation


72



70


Other


78



(3)


Net changes in operating assets and liabilities


(223)



(385)


Cash provided by operating activities from continuing operations


820



476









Investing Activities:







Capital expenditures


(52)



(55)


Acquisitions, net of cash acquired


(65)




Proceeds from dispositions


83



52


Changes in short-term investments


(1)



(15)


Cash used for investing activities from continuing operations


(35)



(18)









Financing Activities:







Repayments of short-term debt, net




(457)


Dividends paid to shareholders


(245)



(232)


Dividends and other payments paid to noncontrolling interests


(31)



(56)


Purchase of CRISIL shares




(214)


Repurchase of treasury shares


(362)



(850)


Exercise of stock options, excess tax benefits from share-based payments and other


237



209


Cash used for financing activities from continuing operations


(401)



(1,600)


Effect of exchange rate changes on cash from continuing operations


(24)



(7)


Cash provided by (used for) continuing operations


360



(1,149)


Cash provided by discontinued operations


16



1,966


Net change in cash and equivalents


376



817


Cash and equivalents at beginning of period


1,542



760


Cash and equivalents at end of period


$

1,918



$

1,577









 

Exhibit 4

McGraw Hill Financial

Operating Results

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013


(dollars in millions)




(unaudited)

Three Months

Nine Months


















Revenue



Revenue



















2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change

















S&P Ratings Services


$

604


$

540


12%



$

1,837


$

1,701


8%


S&P Capital IQ


311


293


6%



919


868


6%


S&P Dow Jones Indices


143


124


15%



412


363


14%


Commodities & Commercial Markets


227


213


7%



657


621


6%


Intersegment Elimination


(22)


(18)


(13)%



(64)


(57)


(12)%


Total revenue


$

1,263


$

1,152


10%



$

3,761


$

3,496


8%


































Expenses



Expenses



















2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change

















S&P Ratings Services


$

421


$

310


36%



$

1,107


$

953


16%


S&P Capital IQ


247


243


1%



747


719


4%


S&P Dow Jones Indices


57


47


18%



152


145


5%


Commodities & Commercial Markets


156


126


24%



440


407


8%


Intersegment Elimination


(22)


(18)


(13)%



(64)


(57)


(12)%


Total expenses


$

859


$

708


21%



$

2,382


$

2,167


10%


































Operating Profit



Operating Profit



















2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change

















S&P Ratings Services


$

183


$

230


(21)%



$

730


$

748


(2)%


S&P Capital IQ


64


50


29%



172


149


15%


S&P Dow Jones Indices


86


77


12%



260


218


19%


Commodities & Commercial Markets


71


87


(18)%



217


214


2%


Total operating segments


404


444


(9)%



1,379


1,329


4%


Unallocated expense (a)


(38)


(49)


(20)%



(118)


(242)


(51)%


Total operating profit


$

366


$

395


(8)%



$

1,261


$

1,087


16%

















 

(a)

The three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 includes restructuring charges of $7 million. The three and nine months ended September 30, 2013 include costs necessary to enable the separation of MHE and reduce our cost structure of $10 million and $64 million, respectively. The nine months ended September 30, 2013 also includes pre-tax legal settlements of approximately $77 million.

 

Exhibit 5

McGraw Hill Financial

Operating Results - Reported vs. Performance

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013


(dollars in millions, except per share amounts)




Three Months

(unaudited)


2014



2013



% Change





Reported


Non-GAAP Adjustments


Performance



Reported


Non-GAAP Adjustments


Performance



Reported


Performance
























S&P Ratings Services


$

183


$

83

a

$

266



$

230


$

(16)

d

$

214



(21)%


24%



S&P Capital IQ


64


4

b

68



50


5

d

55



29%


24%



S&P Dow Jones Indices


86


4

c

91



77



77



12%


18%



Commodities & Commercial Markets


71


12

b

83



87


(10)

d

77



(18)%


9%



Segment operating profit


404


103


507



444


(21)


423



(9)%


20%



Unallocated expense


(38)


7

b

(32)



(49)


10

e

(38)



(20)%


(16)%



Operating profit


366


110


475



395


(11)


385



(8)%


24%



Interest expense, net


12



12



14



14



(16)%


(16)%



Income before taxes on income


354


110


463



381


(11)


370



(7)%


25%



Provision for taxes on income


139


17


155



123


6


129



12%


20%



Income from continuing operations


215


93


308



258


(17)


241



(17)%


28%



Income from discontinued operations


2


(2)




(13)


13




N/M


N/M



Net income


217


91


308



245


(4)


241



(12)%


28%



Less: NCI net income - continuing


(27)



(27)



(30)


4


(26)



(12)%


2%



Net income - continuing


188


93


281



228


(13)


215



(17)%


31%



Net income - discontinued


2


(2)




(13)


13




N/M


N/M



Net income attributable to MHFI


$

190


$

91


$

281



$

215


$


$

215



(11)%


31%
























Diluted EPS - continuing


$

0.68


$

0.34


$

1.02



$

0.82


$

(0.04)


$

0.77



(16)%


32%



Diluted EPS - total


$

0.69


$

0.33


$

1.02



$

0.77


$


$

0.77



(10)%


32%

























Nine Months

(unaudited)


2014



2013



% Change





Reported


Non-GAAP Adjustments


Performance



Reported


Non-GAAP Adjustments


Performance



Reported


Performance
























S&P Ratings Services


$

730


$

83

a

$

813



$

748


$

(16)

d

$

732



(2)%


11%



S&P Capital IQ


172


4

b

176



149


5

d

154



15%


14%



S&P Dow Jones Indices


260


4

c

264



218



218



19%


21%



Commodities & Commercial Markets


217


12

b

230



214


(10)

d

204



2%


13%



Segment operating profit


1,379


103


1,482



1,329


(21)


1,308



4%


13%



Unallocated expense


(118)


7

b

(111)



(242)


141

e

(101)



(51)%


11%



Operating profit


1,261


110


1,371



1,087


120


1,207



16%


14%



Interest expense, net


40



40



45



45



(12)%


(12)%



Income before taxes on income


1,221


110


1,331



1,042


120


1,162



17%


15%



Provision for taxes on income


428


17


445



351


55


406



22%


10%



Income from continuing operations


793


93


886



691


65


756



15%


17%



Income from discontinued operations


15


(15)




586


(586)




(97)%


N/M



Net income


808


78


886



1,277


(521)


756



(37)%


17%



Less: NCI net income - continuing


(77)



(77)



(74)


4


(70)



3%


9%



Less: NCI net loss - discontinued






1


(1)




N/M


N/M



Net income - continuing


716


93


809



617


69


686



16%


18%



Net income - discontinued


15


(15)




587


(587)




(97)%


N/M



Net income attributable to MHFI


$

731


$

78


$

809



$

1,204


$

(518)


$

686



(39)%


18%
























Diluted EPS - continuing


$

2.59


$

0.34


$

2.93



$

2.20


$

0.25


$

2.45



18%


20%



Diluted EPS - total


$

2.64


$

0.28


$

2.93



$

4.29


$

(1.85)


$

2.45



(38)%


20%



 

N/M - not meaningful

Note - Totals presented may not sum due to rounding


(a)

Includes a $60 million charge for certain regulatory matters and a restructuring charge of $23 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.



(b)

Includes restructuring charges for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.



(c)

Includes professional fees largely related to corporate development activities for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014.



(d)

S&P Ratings includes a gain on the sale of an equity investment held by CRISIL; S&P Capital IQ includes a loss on the sale of Financial Communications and restructuring charges; and Commodities & Commercial Markets includes a gain on the sale of Aviation Week and restructuring charges.



(e)

The three and nine months ended September 30, 2013 include costs necessary to enable the separation of MHE and reduce our cost structure of $10 million and $64 million, respectively. The nine months ended September 30, 2013 also includes pre-tax legal settlements of approximately $77 million.

 


Exhibit 6

McGraw Hill Financial

Subscription / Non-Transaction vs. Non-Subscription / Transaction Revenue

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013




(dollars in millions)









(unaudited)


Subscription / Non-Transaction



Non-Subscription / Transaction




2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change



















Three Months


S&P Ratings Services (a)


$

335


$

313


7%



$

269


$

227


18%


S&P Capital IQ (b)


283


265


7%



28


28


—%


S&P Dow Jones Indices (c)


29


25


11%



114


99


16%


Commodities & Commercial Markets (d)


145


134


9%



82


79


4%


Intersegment elimination


(22)


(18)


(13)%







Total revenue


$

770


$

719


7%



$

493


$

433


14%



















Nine Months


S&P Ratings Services (a)


$

996


$

923


8%



$

841


$

778


8%


S&P Capital IQ (b)


834


785


6%



85


83


2%


S&P Dow Jones Indices (c)


82


77


7%



330


286


15%


Commodities & Commercial Markets (d)


427


391


9%



230


230


—%


Intersegment elimination


(64)


(57)


(12)%







Total revenue


$

2,275


$

2,119


7%



$

1,486


$

1,377


8%



















(a)

Non-transaction revenue is primarily related to annual fees for frequent issuer programs and surveillance, while transaction revenue is related to ratings of publicly issued debt, bank loan ratings and corporate credit estimates. Non-transaction revenue also includes an intersegment revenue elimination which mainly consists of the royalty of $20 million and $57 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014, respectively, and $18 million and $54 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013, respectively, charged to S&P Capital IQ for the rights to use and distribute content and data developed by S&P Ratings Services.



(b)

Subscription revenue is related to credit ratings-related information products, S&P Capital IQ Desktop, investment research products and other data subscriptions, while non-subscription revenue is related to certain advisory, pricing and analytical services.



(c)

Subscription revenue is related to data subscriptions, which support index fund management, portfolio analytics and research, while non-subscription revenue relates to fees based on assets underlying exchange-traded funds, as well as certain advisory, pricing and analytical services.



(d)

Subscription revenue at Platts is related to real-time news, market data, and price assessments, along with other print and digital information products, while non-subscription revenue is related to licensing of its proprietary market price data and price assessments to commodity exchanges, conference sponsorship, consulting engagements and events. Subscription revenue at J.D. Power is related to print and digital information products primarily serving the automotive market, while non-subscription revenue is related to syndicated and proprietary research studies, advertising, consulting engagements and events.























 

Exhibit 7

McGraw Hill Financial

Domestic vs. International Revenue

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013




(dollars in millions)









(unaudited)


Domestic



International




2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change



















Three Months


S&P Ratings Services


$

316


$

290


9%



$

288


$

250


15%


S&P Capital IQ


203


193


5%



108


100


8%


S&P Dow Jones Indices


114


99


16%



29


25


11%


Commodities & Commercial Markets


102


98


4%



125


115


10%


Intersegment elimination


(11)


(9)


17%



(11)


(9)


9%


Total revenue


$

724


$

671


8%



$

539


$

481


12%



















Nine Months


S&P Ratings Services


$

977


$

927


5%



$

860


$

774


11%


S&P Capital IQ


603


573


5%



316


295


7%


S&P Dow Jones Indices


327


286


14%



85


77


11%


Commodities & Commercial Markets


296


291


2%



361


330


9%


Intersegment elimination


(33)


(28)


17%



(31)


(29)


7%


Total revenue


$

2,170


$

2,049


6%



$

1,591


$

1,447


10%

















 

Exhibit 8

McGraw Hill Financial

Non-GAAP Financial Information

Three and nine months ended September 30, 2014 and 2013


(dollars in millions)


Computation of Free Cash Flow













(unaudited)



2014


2013


Cash provided by operating activities from continuing operations


$

820


$

476


Capital expenditures




(52)



(55)


Dividends and other payments paid to noncontrolling interests



(31)


(56)


Free Cash Flow



$

737


$

365










 

McGraw Hill Financial Organic Revenue



















(unaudited)


Three Months



Nine Months









2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change







Total revenue


$

1,263



$

1,152



10%



$

3,761



$

3,496



8%







C&C acquisitions and divestitures (Eclipse
   and Aviation Week)


(1)



(2)






(1)



(26)










S&P Capital IQ product closures and
   divestitures




(4)






(2)



(13)










Total Adjusted Revenue


$

1,262



$

1,146



10%



$

3,758



$

3,457



9%































 

Adjusted S&P Capital IQ Revenue



















(unaudited)


Three Months



Nine Months









2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change







S&P Capital IQ


$

311



$

293



6%



$

919



$

868



6%







Product closures and divestitures




(4)






(2)



(13)










Adjusted S&P Capital IQ


$

311



$

289



7%



$

917



$

855



7%































 

Adjusted Commodities & Commercial Markets Revenue



















(unaudited)


Three Months



Nine Months









2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change







C&C Revenue


$

227



$

213



7%



$

657



$

621



6%







Acquisitions and divestitures (Eclipse and
   Aviation Week)


(1)



(2)






(1)



(26)










Adjusted C&C Revenue


$

226



$

211



7%



$

656



$

595



10%































 

Adjusted S&P Dow Jones Indices Net Operating Profit



















(unaudited)


Three Months



Nine Months









2014


2013


% Change



2014


2013


% Change







Adjusted operating profit


$

91



$

77



18%



$

264



$

218



21%







Operating profit attributable to
   noncontrolling interests


23



22






69



60










Adjusted Net Operating Profit


$

68



$

55



21%



$

195



$

158



23%































 

 

SOURCE McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.