A. M. CASTLE & CO. (OTCMKTS:CASL) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02 – Results of Operations and Financial Condition
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the following information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
The information regarding the results of operations and financial condition of A.M. Castle & Co. (the “Company”) for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018, responsive to this Item 2.02, and contained in Exhibit 99.1 filed herewith, is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) The following exhibits are filed herewith:
Press Release, dated March 14, 2019
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements
Information provided and statements contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K or the Exhibits hereto that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Exchange Act”), and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such forward-looking statements only speak as of the date of this release and the Company assumes no obligation to update the information included in this report. Such forward-looking statements include information concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations, including descriptions of our business strategy. These statements often include words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “predict,” “plan,” “should,” or similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of performance or results, and they involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Although we believe that these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are many factors that could affect our actual financial results or results of operations and could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These factors include our ability to effectively manage our operational initiatives and implemented restructuring activities, the impact of volatility of metals prices, the impact of imposed tariffs and/or duties, the cyclical and seasonal aspects of our business, our ability to effectively manage inventory levels, and the impact of our substantial level of indebtedness, as well as including those risk factors identified in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December31, 2018, which we plan to file shortly. All future written and oral forward-looking statements by us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to above. Except as required by the federal securities laws, we do not have any obligations or intention to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances in the future, to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events or for any other reason.
CASTLE A M & CO Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 casl-ex991x123118.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit EXHIBIT 99.1A.M. CASTLE & CO.1420 Kensington RoadSuite 220Oak Brook,…
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About A. M. CASTLE & CO. (OTCMKTS:CASL)
A. M. Castle & Co. is a specialty metals distribution company. The Company operates through two segments: Metal and Plastics. In its Metals segment, the Company focuses on distributing engineered specialty grades and alloys of metals, as well as providing specialized processing services. Its products include alloy, aluminum, nickel, stainless steel, carbon and titanium. Inventories of these products assume various forms, such as plate, sheet, extrusions, round bar, hexagon bar, square and flat bar, tubing and coil. The Company’s Plastics segment includes its subsidiary, Total Plastics, Inc. (TPI). The Plastics segment stocks and distributes a range of plastics in forms that include plate, rod, tube, clear sheet, tape, gaskets and fittings. Processing activities within this segment include cut-to-length, cut-to-shape, bending and forming according to customer specifications. The Company distributes and performs processing on both metals and plastics.