CB&I Hosts Investor Day

Company Provides 2014 Guidance

Dec 11, 2013, 08:22 ET from CB&I

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today hosted an Investor Day in New York City. During the meeting, CB&I's management team demonstrated the company's confidence in its end markets, its ability to capture new business and its plans for double digit growth.

"CB&I has performed well this year. Our awards to date in key LNG and petrochemical projects in North America, as well as our diversified and robust underpinning, are a testament to our strong market position," said Philip K. Asherman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe we have strong opportunities ahead of us and that our results in 2013 demonstrate our success in building a world class, highly competitive company."

The company also confirmed its 2013 guidance and provided its initial 2014 guidance as follows:


$12.6 - $13.2 billion

Adjusted Earnings Per Share*       

$4.80 - $5.65

CB&I's Investor Day webcast is available on the Investor Relations page of www.CBI.com.

* 2014 adjusted earnings per share guidance excludes Shaw-related acquisition and integration costs. These costs are anticipated to be $15 to $25 million, with a tax benefit of $6 to $9 million, respectively, or $0.10 to $0.15 per share. GAAP earnings per share is estimated to be $4.65 to $5.55.

About CB&I CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is the most complete energy infrastructure focused company in the world and a major provider of government services. Drawing upon more than a century of experience and the expertise of approximately 50,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more information, visit www.cbi.com

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