The Cooper Companies, Inc.
COOPER COMPANIES INC (Form: 10-Q, Received: 03/08/2013 16:05:00)

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 10-Q
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Quarterly Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For Quarterly Period Ended January 31, 2013
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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 1-8597
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The Cooper Companies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
94-2657368
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
6140 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 590, Pleasanton, CA 94588
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (925) 460-3600
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Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of issuer’s classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date.
Common Stock, $.10 par value
 
48,315,571 Shares
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Outstanding at January 31, 2013




 
 
 

INDEX
 
 
 
Page No.
PART I.
 
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 3.
 
 
 
Item 4.
 
 
 
PART II.
 
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
Item 1A.
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 6.
 
 
 
 

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PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Item 1. Financial Statements
THE COOPER COMPANIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Statements of Income
Three Months Ended January 31,
(In thousands, except for earnings per share)
(Unaudited)
   
2013
 
2012
Net sales
$
379,839

 
$
326,060

Cost of sales
139,341

 
115,607

Gross profit
240,498

 
210,453

Selling, general and administrative expense
150,653

 
131,748

Research and development expense
13,653

 
11,425

Amortization of intangibles
7,371

 
5,552

Operating income
68,821

 
61,728

Interest expense
2,567

 
3,662

Gain on insurance proceeds
14,084

 

Other income, net
638

 
681

Income before income taxes
80,976

 
58,747

Provision for income taxes
6,041

 
4,124

Net income
$
74,935

 
$
54,623

Less: Income attributable to noncontrolling interests
268

 

Net income attributable to Cooper stockholders
$
74,667

 
$
54,623

Earnings per share attributable to Cooper stockholders - basic
$
1.54

 
$
1.15

Earnings per share attributable to Cooper stockholders - diluted
$
1.50

 
$
1.12

Number of shares used to compute earnings per share:

 

Basic
48,476

 
47,674

Diluted
49,633

 
48,792

See accompanying notes.

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Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss)
Three Months Ended January 31,
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
  
2013
 
2012
Net income
$
74,935

 
$
54,623

Other comprehensive income (loss):

 

Foreign currency translation adjustment
1,373

 
(11,835
)
Change in value of derivative instruments, net of tax provision (benefit) $231 and ($51)
363

 
(80
)
Change in minimum pension liability, net of tax $0 and $0
7

 
7

Unrealized gain on marketable securities, net of tax provision $12 and $19
22

 
38

Other comprehensive income (loss)
1,765

 
(11,870
)
Comprehensive income
76,700

 
42,753

Comprehensive loss attributable to noncontrolling interests
360

 

Comprehensive income attributable to Cooper stockholders
$
77,060

 
$
42,753

See accompanying notes.

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THE COOPER COMPANIES, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Condensed Balance Sheets
(In thousands, unaudited)
 
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
ASSETS
 
 
 
Current assets:
 
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
$
14,445

 
$
12,840

Trade accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $4,705 at January 31, 2013 and $4,374 at October 31, 2012
241,168

 
234,297

Inventories
325,394

 
320,199

Deferred tax assets
33,972

 
39,417

Prepaid expense and other current assets
65,869

 
51,107

Total current assets
680,848

 
657,860

Property, plant and equipment, at cost
1,075,953

 
1,060,086

Less: accumulated depreciation and amortization
438,954

 
419,831

 
636,999

 
640,255

Goodwill
1,374,504

 
1,370,247

Other intangibles, net
214,564

 
214,783

Deferred tax assets
17,074

 
14,434

Other assets
45,555

 
43,805

 
$
2,969,544

 
$
2,941,384

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
Short-term debt
$
30,459

 
$
25,284

Accounts payable
61,920

 
85,056

Employee compensation and benefits
45,558

 
59,441

Accrued income taxes
3,532

 
3,640

Other current liabilities
84,663

 
89,131

Total current liabilities
226,132

 
262,552

Long-term debt
377,512

 
348,422

Deferred tax liabilities
30,339

 
30,971

Accrued pension liability and other
86,013

 
86,281

Total liabilities
719,996

 
728,226

Commitments and contingencies (see Note 12)

 

Stockholders’ equity:

 

Preferred stock, 10 cents par value, shares authorized: 1,000; zero shares issued or outstanding

 

Common stock, 10 cents par value, shares authorized: 120,000; issued 49,748 at January 31, 2013 and 49,447 at October 31, 2012
4,975

 
4,945

Additional paid-in capital
1,271,611

 
1,265,202

Accumulated other comprehensive loss
(29,496
)
 
(31,261
)
Retained earnings
1,091,836

 
1,018,618

Treasury stock at cost:1,432 shares at January 31, 2013 and 1,007 shares at October 31, 2012
(106,864
)
 
(64,753
)
Total Cooper stockholders' equity
2,232,062

 
2,192,751

Noncontrolling interests
17,486

 
20,407

Stockholders’ equity
2,249,548

 
2,213,158

 
$
2,969,544

 
$
2,941,384

See accompanying notes.

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Consolidated Condensed Statements of Cash Flows
Three Months Ended January 31,
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
2013
 
2012
Cash flows from operating activities:
 
 
 
Net income
$
74,935

 
$
54,623

Depreciation and amortization
31,525

 
25,816

Insurance proceeds receivable
(11,184
)
 

Decrease in operating capital
(59,626
)
 
(48,283
)
Other non-cash items
11,973

 
9,394

Net cash provided by operating activities
47,623

 
41,550

Cash flows from investing activities:
 
 
 
Purchases of property, plant and equipment
(29,315
)
 
(19,953
)
Acquisitions of businesses, net of cash acquired, and other
(3,690
)
 
(398
)
Insurance proceeds received
560

 
1,566

Net cash used in investing activities
(32,445
)
 
(18,785
)
Cash flows from financing activities:
 
 
 
Proceeds from long-term debt
340,400

 
335,686

Repayments of long-term debt
(311,169
)
 
(292,025
)
Net proceeds from (repayments of) short-term debt
8,483

 
(13,788
)
Repurchase of common stock
(44,363
)
 
(46,143
)
Issuance of common stock for employee stock plans
(541
)
 
(2,613
)
       Purchase of Origio shares from noncontrolling interests
(2,641
)
 

Distributions to noncontrolling interests
(694
)
 

Payment of contingent consideration
(3,600
)
 
(1,314
)
Net cash used in financing activities
(14,125
)
 
(20,197
)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
552

 
(62
)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents
1,605

 
2,506

Cash and cash equivalents - beginning of period
12,840

 
5,175

Cash and cash equivalents - end of period
$
14,445

 
$
7,681

See accompanying notes.

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
(Unaudited)



Note 1. General
The Cooper Companies, Inc. (Cooper, we or the Company) is a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE Euronext (NYSE: COO). Cooper is dedicated to being A Quality of Life Company TM with a focus on delivering shareholder value. Cooper operates through our business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical.
CooperVision develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of soft contact lenses for the worldwide vision correction market.
CooperSurgical develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and procedure solutions to improve healthcare delivery to women.
The unaudited consolidated condensed financial statements presented in this report contain all adjustments necessary to present fairly Cooper’s consolidated condensed financial position at January 31, 2013 and October 31, 2012 , the consolidated results of its operations for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012 and its consolidated condensed cash flows for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012 . Most of these adjustments are normal and recurring. However, certain adjustments associated with acquisitions and insurance proceeds are of a nonrecurring nature. Readers should not assume that the results reported here either indicate or guarantee future performance.
During interim periods, we follow the accounting policies described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012 . Please refer to this when reviewing this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.
On October 28, 2011, a manufacturing building in the UK experienced an incident in which a pipe broke in our fire suppression system, causing water and fire retardant foam damage to the facility. While this incident did not impact our existing customers, the repairs to the facility and resultant decrease in manufacturing capacity impacted the timing of marketing initiatives to generate additional sales. In January 2013, we resolved our business interruption claim with our insurer for a total of $19.1 million. We received a payment of $5.0 million in our fiscal fourth quarter of 2012. In our fiscal first quarter of 2013, we recorded the remaining $14.1 million in our Consolidated Statement of Income.
Management estimates and judgments are an integral part of financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP). We believe that the critical accounting policies listed below address the more significant estimates required of Management when preparing our consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP. We consider an accounting estimate critical if changes in the estimate may have a material impact on our financial condition or results of operations. We believe that the accounting estimates employed are appropriate and resulting balances are reasonable; however, actual results could differ from the original estimates, requiring adjustment to these balances in future periods. The accounting policies that reflect our more significant estimates, judgments and assumptions and which we believe are the most critical to aid in fully understanding and evaluating our reported financial results are:
Revenue recognition
Net realizable value of inventory
Valuation of goodwill
Business combinations
Income taxes
Share-based compensation
During the fiscal first three months of 2013 , there were no significant changes in our estimates and critical accounting policies. Please refer to Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
(Unaudited)


Operations in Part II, Item 7 of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012 , for a more complete discussion of our estimates and critical accounting policies.
New Accounting Pronouncement

In fiscal 2013, the Company adopted the provisions of Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2011-05, Comprehensive Income (Topic 220): Presentation of Comprehensive Income. ASU 2011-05 requires entities to present net income and other comprehensive income in either a single continuous statement or in two separate, but consecutive, statements of net income and other comprehensive income. The Company has elected to present net income and other comprehensive income on two separate but consecutive statements. The adoption of ASU 2011-05 did not have an impact on the Company’s consolidated results of operations, financial condition or cash flows.

Note 2. Acquisitions
Origio Acquisition
On July 11, 2012, the acquisition date, we completed a voluntary tender offer for the outstanding shares of Origio a/s at a purchase price of NOK 28 per share in cash and acquired 97% of the outstanding shares. As a result, the fair value of the consideration transferred for Origio was approximately $147.4 million in cash, $143.6 million net of cash acquired.
Origio, based in Malov, Denmark, is a leading global in-vitro fertilization (IVF) medical device company that develops, manufactures and distributes highly specialized products that target IVF treatment with a goal to make fertility treatment safer, more efficient and convenient.
The acquisition was accounted for under the acquisition method of accounting, and the related assets acquired and liabilities assumed were recorded at fair value. While we closed the acquisition of shares on July 11, 2012, we accounted for the acquisition as of July 1, 2012, and have included the operating results of Origio in our CooperSurgical business segment from that date. The impact of Origio's results of operations for the period July 1, 2012 through July 10, 2012 on our CooperSurgical business segment results of operations was de minimis. Similarly, we have determined that any difference in the fair value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed with respect to Origio between July 1, 2012 and July 11, 2012 was de minimis.
Our preliminary allocation of the fair value of the purchase price includes $8.6 million for working capital, including $3.8 million of cash, $33.4 million for property, plant and equipment, $2.0 million for net other liabilities, $28.3 million for net deferred tax liabilities, $22.1 million for noncontrolling interests and $45.4 million of debt. We repaid substantially all of the acquired debt concurrent with the acquisition with available funds. Additionally, the preliminary allocation of the purchase price includes amortizable intangible assets of $107.7 million and goodwill of $95.5 million . The intangible assets include $82.1 million for customer relationships (shelf space and market share) with an estimated useful life of 15 years ; $17.4 million for technology with an estimated useful life of 10 years ; and $8.2 million for trade names with estimated useful lives of 17 years . We incurred $4.9 million of acquisition costs that were expensed in operations in the fiscal third quarter of 2012.
The fair value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed was based upon a preliminary valuation, and our estimates and assumptions are subject to change within the measurement period. The primary areas of the purchase price that are not yet finalized are related to fixed assets, noncontrolling interests, commitments and contingencies, including potential legal matters, income taxes and residual goodwill.
Goodwill is calculated as the excess of the consideration transferred over the net assets recognized and represents the future economic benefits arising from the other assets acquired that could not be individually identified and separately recognized. The goodwill recorded as part of the acquisition of Origio, of which $13.1 million is deductible for tax purposes, is ascribed to our CooperSurgical business segment and is not amortized. This goodwill includes the following:

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
(Unaudited)


The expected synergies and other benefits that we believed will result from combining the operations of Origio with the operations of CooperSurgical;
Any intangible assets that did not qualify for separate recognition, as well as future, yet unidentified projects and products; and
The value of the going-concern element of Origio's existing businesses (the higher rate of return on the assembled collection of net assets versus if CooperSurgical had acquired all of the net assets separately).
Management assigned fair values to the identifiable intangible assets through a combination of the discounted cash flow, multi-period excess earnings and relief from royalty methods. The valuation models were based on estimates of future operating projections of the acquired business and rights to sell products as well as judgments on the discount rates used and other variables. We determined the forecasts based on a number of factors including our best estimate of near-term net sales expectations and long-term projections, which include review of internal and independent market analyses. The discount rate used was representative of the weighted average cost of capital.
The pro forma results of operations have not been presented because the effects of the business combination described above was not material to our consolidated results of operations.

Note 3. Inventories
(In thousands)
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Raw materials
$
76,780

 
$
75,500

Work-in-process
11,947

 
10,142

Finished goods
236,667

 
234,557

 
$
325,394

 
$
320,199

Inventories are stated at the lower of cost or market. Cost is computed using standard cost that approximates actual cost, on a first-in, first-out basis.

Note 4. Intangible Assets
Goodwill
(In thousands)
CooperVision
 
CooperSurgical
 
Total
Balance as of October 31, 2011
$
1,046,587

 
$
229,980

 
$
1,276,567

Net additions during the year ended October 31, 2012
260

 
95,348

 
95,608

Translation
(2,793
)
 
865

 
(1,928
)
Balance as of October 31, 2012
1,044,054

 
326,193

 
1,370,247

Net additions during the three-month period ended January 31, 2013
2,888

 

 
2,888

Translation
(41
)
 
1,410

 
1,369

Balance as of January 31, 2013
$
1,046,901

 
$
327,603

 
$
1,374,504

We performed our annual impairment assessment in our fiscal third quarter of 2012, and our analysis indicated that we had no impairment of goodwill. As described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, we will continue to monitor conditions and changes which could indicate that our recorded goodwill may be impaired.

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
(Unaudited)



Other Intangible Assets
 
As of January 31, 2013
 
As of October 31, 2012
(In thousands)
Gross Carrying
Amount
 
Accumulated
Amortization
& Translation
 
Gross Carrying
Amount
 
Accumulated
Amortization
& Translation
Trademarks
$
11,392

 
$
1,525

 
$
11,254

 
$
1,632

Technology
130,360

 
74,426

 
128,398

 
72,397

Shelf space and market share
193,816

 
60,572

 
192,566

 
59,269

License and distribution rights and other
23,782

 
8,263

 
23,782

 
7,919

 
359,350

 
$
144,786

 
356,000

 
$
141,217

Less accumulated amortization and translation
144,786

 
 
 
141,217

 
 
Other intangible assets, net
$
214,564

 
 
 
$
214,783

 
 
We estimate that amortization expense for our existing other intangible assets, including the intangible assets acquired from Origio, will be $29.9 million in fiscal 2013, $27.4 million in fiscal 2014, $20.9 million in fiscal 2015, $19.2 million in fiscal 2016 and $18.9 million in fiscal 2017.

Note 5. Debt
(In thousands)
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Short-term:
 
 
 
Overdraft and other credit facilities
$
30,459

 
$
25,284

 
 
 
 
Long-term:
 
 
 
Credit agreement
$
375,800

 
$
346,100

Other
1,712

 
2,322

 
$
377,512

 
$
348,422

Credit Agreement: On May 31, 2012, Cooper entered into an amendment (Amendment) to our Credit Agreement, dated as of January 12, 2011 , by and among the Company, CooperVision International Holding Company, LP, the lenders party thereto and KeyBank National Association, as administrative agent. The amended Credit Agreement provides for a multicurrency revolving credit facility in an aggregate commitment amount of $1.0 billion , which may be increased, upon written request by Cooper, by $500.0 million . The amended termination date of the Credit Agreement is May 31, 2017 .
The Amendment also amended the commitment fee rate to a range between 0.100% and 0.275% of the unused portion of the revolving facility based on a pricing grid tied to our Total Leverage Ratio (as defined below and in the Credit Agreement) and amended the applicable margin rates such that the loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement will bear interest based, at our option, on either the base rate or the adjusted Eurodollar rate or adjusted foreign currency rate (each as defined in the Credit Agreement), plus an applicable margin of between 0.00% and 0.75% in respect of base rate loans and between 1.00% and 1.75% in respect of adjusted Eurodollar rate or adjusted foreign currency rate loans, in each case in accordance with a pricing grid tied to our Total Leverage Ratio. In addition to the annual commitment fee, we are also required to pay certain letter of credit and related fronting fees and other administrative fees pursuant to the terms of the Credit Agreement.

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
(Unaudited)


The Credit Agreement is not secured by any of the Company's, or any of its subsidiaries’, assets. All obligations under the Credit Agreement will be guaranteed by each of our existing and future direct and indirect material domestic subsidiaries.
Pursuant to the terms of the Credit Agreement, we are also required to maintain specified financial ratios:
The ratio of Consolidated Proforma EBITDA to Consolidated Interest Expense (as defined, Interest Coverage Ratio) be at least 3.00 to 1.00 at all times.
The ratio of Consolidated Funded Indebtedness to Consolidated Proforma EBITDA (as defined, Total Leverage Ratio) be no higher than 3.75 to 1.00.
At January 31, 2013 , we were in compliance with the Interest Coverage Ratio at 43.55 to 1.00 and the Total Leverage Ratio at 0.88 to 1.00.
At January 31, 2013 , we had $624.0 million available under the Credit Agreement.
In our fiscal third quarter of 2012, we recorded a $1.4 million loss for debt issuance costs as a result of amending the Credit Agreement. The remaining $6.0 million of existing debt issuance costs and the approximately $1.3 million of costs incurred to amend the Credit Agreement are carried in other assets and amortized to interest expense over the life of the Credit Agreement.

Note 6. Income Taxes
Cooper’s effective tax rate (ETR) (provision for income taxes divided by pretax income) for the fiscal first quarter of 2013 was 7.5% . Our year-to-date results include the projected fiscal year ETR, plus any discrete items. The ETR used to record the provision for income taxes for the fiscal first quarter of 2012 was 7.0% . The ETR is below the United States statutory rate as a majority of our income is earned in foreign jurisdictions with lower tax rates.
We recognize the benefit from a tax position only if it is more likely than not that the position would be sustained upon audit based solely on the technical merits of the tax position. As of November 1, 2012, the Company had total gross unrecognized tax benefits of $28.1 million . If recognized, $29.5 million of unrecognized tax benefits would impact the Company’s ETR. For the three -month period ended January 31, 2013 , there were no material changes to the total amount of unrecognized tax benefits.
Interest and penalties of $2.6 million have been reflected as a component of the total liability as of November 1, 2012. It is the Company’s policy to recognize the items of interest and penalties directly related to income taxes as additional income tax expense.
Included in the balance of unrecognized tax benefits at November 1, 2012, is $5.0 million related to tax positions for which it is reasonably possible that the total amounts could significantly change during the next twelve months. This amount represents a decrease in unrecognized tax benefits related to expiring statutes in various jurisdictions worldwide and relates primarily to transfer pricing matters.
As of January 31, 2013 , the tax years for which the Company remains subject to United States Federal income tax assessment upon examination are 2009 through 2012. The Company remains subject to income tax examinations in other major tax jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, France and Australia for the tax years 2008 through 2012.



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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
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Note 7. Earnings Per Share

Three Months Ended January 31,
 
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
2013
 
2012
Net income attributable to Cooper stockholders
$
74,667

 
$
54,623

Basic:

 

Weighted average common shares
48,476

 
47,674

Basic earnings per common share attributable to Cooper stockholders
$
1.54

 
$
1.15

Diluted:

 

Weighted average common shares
48,476

 
47,674

Effect of dilutive stock options
1,157

 
1,118

Diluted weighted average common shares
49,633

 
48,792

Diluted earnings per common share attributable to Cooper stockholders
$
1.50

 
$
1.12

The following table sets forth stock options to purchase Cooper’s common stock that were not included in the diluted earnings per share calculation because their effect would have been antidilutive for the periods presented:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
(In thousands, except exercise prices)
2013
 
2012
Numbers of stock option shares excluded
224

 
1,128

Range of exercise prices
$95.74-$102.08

 
$66.80-$80.51


Note 8. Share-Based Compensation Plans
The Company has several share-based compensation plans that are described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012 . The compensation expense and related income tax benefit recognized in the Company’s consolidated financial statements for share-based awards were as follows:
Three Months Ended January 31,
Three Months
(In millions)
2013
 
2012
Selling, general and administrative expense
$
8.5

 
$
6.5

Cost of sales
0.5

 
0.5

Research and development expense
0.4

 
0.3

Capitalized in inventory
0.5

 
0.5

Total compensation expense
$
9.9

 
$
7.8

Related income tax benefit
$
3.0

 
$
2.4


Note 9. Stockholders’ Equity
Share Repurchases
On December 15, 2011, we announced that the Company’s Board of Directors authorized the 2012 Share Repurchase Program to repurchase up to $150.0 million of the Company’s common stock. This program was amended in December 2012 to increase the total authorization to $300.0 million and to change the expiration date to indefinite. This plan may be discontinued at any time. Purchases under the 2012 Share Repurchase Program are subject to a review of the circumstances in place at the time and will be made from time to time as permitted by

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Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements
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securities laws and other legal requirements. For the three months ended January 31, 2013 , the Company repurchased 460 thousand shares of the Company’s common stock for $44.4 million at an average purchase price of $96.34 per share and approximately $184.5 million remained authorized for repurchase under the 2012 Share Repurchase Program. During the three months ended July 31, 2012 , the Company repurchased 321 thousand shares of the Company's common stock for $25.0 million , at an average purchase price of $77.89 per share. During the three months ended January 31, 2012, the Company repurchased 663 thousand shares for $46.1 million , at an average purchase price of $69.60 per share. The Company did not repurchase shares during the three-month period ended April 30, 2012 and the three-month period ended October 31, 2012.
Dividends
We paid a semiannual dividend of approximately $1.4 million or 3 cents per share on February 7, 2013, to stockholders of record on January 25, 2013 .

Note 10. Fair Value Measurements
As of January 31, 2013 and October 31, 2012 , the carrying value of cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses and other current assets, lines of credit, accounts payable and other current liabilities approximates fair value due to the short-term nature of such instruments and the ability to obtain financing on similar terms.
Assets and liabilities are measured and reported at fair value per related accounting standards that define fair value as the price that would be received to sell an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date. The fair value hierarchy prioritizes the inputs to valuation techniques used to measure fair value. An asset’s or liability’s level is based on the lowest level of input that is significant to the fair value measurement. Assets and liabilities carried at fair value are valued and disclosed in one of the following three levels of the valuation hierarchy:
Level 1: Quoted market prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.
Level 2: Observable market-based inputs or unobservable inputs that are corroborated by market data.
Level 3: Unobservable inputs reflecting the reporting entity’s own assumptions.
The Company has derivative assets and liabilities that include interest rate swaps, cross currency swaps and foreign currency forward contracts. The impact of the counterparty’s creditworthiness when in an asset position and the Company’s creditworthiness when in a liability position has also been factored into the fair value measurement of the derivative instruments. Both the counterparty and the Company are expected to continue to perform under the contractual terms of the instruments.
We may use interest rate swaps to maintain our desired mix of fixed-rate and variable-rate debt. The swaps exchange fixed and variable rate payments without exchanging the notional principal amount of the debt. The Company has elected to use the income approach to value the derivatives using observable Level 2 market expectations at the measurement date and standard valuation techniques to convert future amounts to a single present amount assuming that participants are motivated but not compelled to transact. Level 2 inputs are limited to quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets, specifically Eurodollar futures contracts up to three years, and inputs other than quoted prices that are observable for the asset or liability - specifically LIBOR cash and swap rates and credit risk at commonly quoted intervals. Mid-market pricing is used as a practical expedient for fair value measurements.
We may use foreign exchange forward contracts to minimize, to the extent reasonable and practical, our exposure to the impact of foreign currency fluctuations. The Company has elected to use the income approach to value the derivatives using observable Level 2 market expectations at the measurement date and standard valuation techniques to convert future amounts to a single present amount assuming that participants are motivated but not compelled to transact. Level 2 inputs for the valuations are limited to quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets and inputs other than quoted prices that are observable for the asset or liability - specifically LIBOR cash

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rates, credit risk at commonly quoted intervals, foreign exchange spot rates and forward points. Mid-market pricing is used as a practical expedient for fair value measurements.
The following table sets forth the Company’s financial assets and liabilities that were measured at fair value on a recurring basis using Level 2 inputs during the fiscal first quarter of 2013 , within the fair value hierarchy at January 31, 2013 , and fiscal year 2012 , within the fair value hierarchy at October 31, 2012 :
(In millions)
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Assets:
 
 
 
Foreign exchange contracts
$
0.6

 
$
0.2

Liabilities:

 

Interest rate swaps
$
3.3

 
$
3.9

Foreign exchange contracts
0.9

 
0.2

 
$
4.2

 
$
4.1

The Company recorded contingent consideration representing the estimated fair value of the additional variable cash consideration payable related to an acquisition in our fiscal first quarter of 2013. We recorded the fair value of the acquisition-related contingent consideration as liabilities on the acquisition date using the discounted cash flow approach. The Company uses unobservable Level 3 inputs including a forecast of new customer accounts and discount rates to fair value the liabilities. Significant increases or decreases in these unobservable inputs in isolation would result in a significantly lower or higher fair value measurement. At January 31, 2013, the fair value of the contingent consideration payable totaled $2.6 million.

Note 11. Employee Benefits
Cooper’s Retirement Income Plan (Plan), a defined benefit plan, covers substantially all full-time United States employees. Cooper’s contributions are designed to fund normal cost on a current basis and to fund the estimated prior service cost of benefit improvements. The unit credit actuarial cost method is used to determine the annual cost. Cooper pays the entire cost of the Plan and funds such costs as they accrue. Virtually all of the assets of the Plan are comprised of equities and participation in equity and fixed income funds.
Cooper’s results of operations for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012 reflect the following components of net periodic pension costs:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
(In thousands)
2013
 
2012
Service cost
$
1,846

 
$
1,234

Interest cost
821

 
763

Expected returns on assets
(961
)
 
(856
)
Amortization of prior service cost
6

 
6

Amortization of transition obligation

 
5

Recognized net actuarial loss
547

 
282

Net periodic pension cost
$
2,259

 
$
1,434


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The Company contributed to the pension plan $0.4 million in the fiscal first quarter of 2013 and expects to contribute an additional $5.8 million in fiscal 2013. The Company contributed to the pension plan $1.0 million in the fiscal first quarter of 2012 . The expected rate of return on plan assets for determining net periodic pension cost is 8% .

Note 12. Contingencies
Legal Proceedings
Securities Litigation
On November 28, 2011, Harold Greenberg filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:11-cv-05697-YGR, against the following defendants: the Company; Robert S. Weiss, its President, Chief Executive Officer and a director; Eugene J. Midlock, its former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Albert G. White, III, its Vice President of Investor Relations, Treasurer and Chief Strategic Officer. On December 12, 2011, a second individual, Ross Wallen, filed a related complaint against the same defendants in the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:11-cv-06214-YGR. The Wallen complaint largely repeats the allegations in the Greenberg complaint. Greenberg and Wallen each sought to represent a class of persons who purchased the Company's common stock between March 4, 2011 and November 15, 2011.
On February 29, 2012, the court ordered the Greenberg and Wallen actions consolidated and appointed Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH as lead plaintiff. On May 4, 2012, the lead plaintiff filed a Consolidated Amended Complaint, which alleges that the Company, Robert S. Weiss and Eugene J. Midlock violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by, among other things, making misrepresentations with an intent to deceive investors concerning the safety of the Avaira ® Toric and Avaira Sphere contact lenses, which the Company recalled in 2011. On August 7, 2012, the Court heard argument on defendants' motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaint. On January 7, 2013, the Court granted defendants' motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaint, with leave to amend. On February 4, 2013, the lead plaintiff filed a Second Consolidated Amended Complaint, which again alleges that the Company, Robert S. Weiss and Eugene J. Midlock violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by, among other things, making misrepresentations with an intent to deceive investors concerning the 2011 recall of Avaira ® contact lenses. The Second Consolidated Amended Complaint seeks unspecified damages on behalf of a purported class of persons who purchased the Company's common stock between August 19, 2011 and November 15, 2011. On March 6, 2013, the defendants moved to dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaint. A hearing on the anticipated motion has not yet been scheduled. Discovery is stayed pending a resolution of the motion to dismiss. The Company is not in a position to assess whether any loss or adverse effect on the Company's financial condition is probable or remote or to estimate the range of potential loss, if any.
Derivative Litigation
On January 9, 2012, Joseph Operman filed a purported shareholder derivative complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:12-cv-00143-YGR, against members of the Company's board of directors. The derivative complaint seeks recovery on behalf of the Company, which is named as a “nominal defendant.” The derivative complaint purports to allege causes of action for breach of fiduciary duties and failure to exercise oversight responsibilities against all defendants and a cause of action for contribution against Mr. Weiss for alleged violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. On May 18, 2012, Operman filed an amended derivative complaint. The amended derivative complaint largely repeats the allegations of misrepresentations in the securities class action complaints described above, and includes allegations of false projections of future financial results. The Company and the individual defendants have not yet filed a response to the derivative complaint. On January 28, 2013, the Court approved the parties' agreement to extend the deadline for responding to the derivative complaint until after the court rules on the defendants' motion to dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaint in the class action.


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Note 13. Business Segment Information
Cooper uses operating income, as presented in our financial reports, as the primary measure of segment profitability. We do not allocate costs from corporate functions to segment operating income. Items below operating income are not considered when measuring the profitability of a segment. We use the same accounting policies to generate segment results as we do for our consolidated results.
Identifiable assets are those used in continuing operations except cash and cash equivalents, which we include as corporate assets. Long-lived assets are property, plant and equipment.
Segment information:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
(In thousands)
2013
 
2012
CooperVision net sales by category:
 
 
 
Toric lens
$
91,634

 
$
81,791

Multifocal lens
27,152

 
20,763

Single-use sphere lens
65,463

 
60,445

Non single-use sphere and other eye care products and other
117,130

 
105,934

Total CooperVision net sales
301,379

 
268,933

CooperSurgical net sales
78,460

 
57,127

Total net sales
$
379,839

 
$
326,060

Operating income (loss):
 
 
 
CooperVision
$
67,068

 
$
56,121

CooperSurgical
14,052

 
15,650

Headquarters
(12,299
)
 
(10,043
)
Total operating income
68,821

 
61,728

Interest expense
2,567

 
3,662

Gain on insurance proceeds
14,084

 

Other income, net
638

 
681

Income before income taxes
$
80,976

 
$
58,747

(In thousands)
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Identifiable assets:
 
 
 
CooperVision
$
2,270,233

 
$
2,251,476

CooperSurgical
616,739

 
607,673

Headquarters
82,572

 
82,235

Total
$
2,969,544

 
$
2,941,384


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Geographic information:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
(In thousands)
2013
 
2012
Net sales to external customers by country of domicile:
 
 
 
United States
$
175,757

 
$
150,130

Europe
108,530

 
93,751

Rest of world
95,552

 
82,179

Total
$
379,839

 
$
326,060

(In thousands)
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Long-lived assets by country of domicile:
 
 
 
United States
$
368,003

 
$
371,314

Europe
261,869

 
261,269

Rest of world
7,127

 
7,672

Total
$
636,999

 
$
640,255

 

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Note numbers refer to “Notes to Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements” in Item 1. Financial Statements.
Forward-Looking Statements
This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include statements relating to plans, prospects, goals, strategies, future actions, events or performance and other statements which are other than statements of historical fact. In addition, all statements regarding anticipated growth in our revenue, anticipated effects of any product recalls, anticipated market conditions, planned product launches and expected results of operations and integration of any acquisition are forward-looking. To identify these statements look for words like “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “seeks,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates” or “anticipates” and similar words or phrases. Forward-looking statements necessarily depend on assumptions, data or methods that may be incorrect or imprecise and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause our actual results and future actions to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements are:
Adverse changes in global or regional general business, political and economic conditions due to the current global economic downturn, including the impact of continuing uncertainty and instability of certain European Union countries which could adversely affect our global markets.
Foreign currency exchange rate and interest rate fluctuations including the risk of declines in the value of the yen and the euro that would decrease our revenues and earnings.
Acquisition integration delays or costs or the requirement to record significant adjustments to the preliminary fair value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed within the measurement period.
A major disruption in the operations of our manufacturing, research and development or distribution facilities, due to technological problems, natural disasters or other causes.
Disruptions in supplies of raw materials, particularly components used to manufacture our silicone hydrogel lenses.
Legal costs, insurance expenses, settlement costs and the risk of an adverse decision or settlement related to product liability, patent protection or other litigation.
Reduced sales, loss of customers, and costs and expenses related to the recall of certain lots of the Avaira ® Toric and Avaira Sphere contact lenses.
Changes in tax laws or their interpretation and changes in effective tax rates.
Limitations on sales following new product introductions due to poor market acceptance.
New competitors, product innovations or technologies.
The impact of acquisitions or divestitures on revenues, earnings or margins.
The requirement to provide for a significant liability or to write off, or accelerate depreciation on, a significant asset, including goodwill.
Changes in U.S. and foreign government regulation of the retail optical industry and of the healthcare industry generally.
Failures to receive, or delays in receiving, U.S. or foreign regulatory approvals for products.
Failure to obtain adequate coverage and reimbursement from third party payors for our products.
Compliance costs and potential liability in connection with U.S. and foreign healthcare regulations, including product recalls, and potential losses resulting from sales of counterfeit and other infringing products.

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The success of the Company’s research and development activities and other start-up projects.
Dilution to earnings per share from acquisitions or issuing stock.
Changes in accounting principles or estimates.
Environmental risks.
Other events described in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the “Business” and “Risk Factors” sections in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, as such Risk Factors may be updated in quarterly filings.
We caution investors that forward-looking statements reflect our analysis only on their stated date. We disclaim any intent to update them except as required by law.


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Results of Operations
In this section, we discuss the results of our operations for the fiscal first quarter of 2013 and compare them with the same period of fiscal 2012. We discuss our cash flows and current financial condition under “Capital Resources and Liquidity.”
First Quarter Highlights
Net sales of $379.8 million, up 16% from $326.1 million.
Gross profit $240.5 million, up 14% from $210.5 million.
Operating income $68.8 million, up 11% from $61.7 million.
Diluted earnings per share of $1.50, up from $1.12 per share.
Cash provided by operations $47.6 million, up from $41.6 million.
Results include $14.1 million of insurance proceeds related to a business interruption claim and costs related to the acquisition of Origio of $0.6 million.
Outlook
Overall, we remain optimistic about the long-term prospects for the worldwide contact lens and women’s healthcare markets. However, events affecting the economy as a whole, including the uncertainty and instability of global markets driven by United States debt and uncertainty surrounding employment, housing and credit concerns together with the European debt crisis and related foreign currency volatility, particularly the yen and the euro, impact our current performance and continue to represent a risk to our performance for fiscal year 2013 and beyond.
We compete in the worldwide contact lens market with our spherical, toric and multifocal contact lenses offered in a variety of materials including using silicone hydrogel Aquaform ® technology and phosphorylcholine (PC) Technology™. We believe that there will be lower contact lens wearer dropout rates as technology improves and enhances the wearing experience through a combination of improved designs and materials and the growth of preferred modalities such as single-use and monthly wearing options. CooperVision is focused on greater worldwide market penetration as we introduce new products and continue to expand our presence in existing and emerging markets, including through acquisitions.
Sales of contact lenses utilizing silicone hydrogel materials, a major product material in the industry, have grown significantly. Our ability to compete successfully with a full range of silicone hydrogel products is an important factor to achieving our projected future levels of sales growth and profitability. CooperVision markets monthly and two-week silicone hydrogel spherical and toric lens products under our Biofinity ® and Avaira ® brands and a multifocal lens under Biofinity. In the second half of fiscal 2012, CooperVision initiated limited marketing of our first silicone hydrogel single-use spherical lens in selected European markets. Competitive silicone hydrogel single-use lens products are gaining market share and represent a risk to our business.
We believe that the global market for single-use contact lenses is expanding and will continue to grow. We forecast increasing demand for our existing and future single-use products. To meet this anticipated demand, in fiscal 2013 and 2014, we plan to implement capital projects to invest in increased single-use manufacturing capacity.
In fiscal 2012, we launched Proclear ® 1 Day multifocal. We are also in the process of developing a number of new contact lens products to enhance CooperVision’s worldwide product lines. New products planned for introduction over the next two years include new lens designs including single-use lenses and additional lenses utilizing silicone hydrogel materials.
In the United States market, we are working to build the Avaira brand that was relaunched in May 2012 after being subject to a recall announced in August 2011. We are continuing to roll-out both new and replacement Avaira Toric fitting sets. As of the end of the fiscal first quarter of 2013, all of the fitting sets related to the recall have been replenished

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in the market. Replacement fitting sets are expensed directly in the fiscal period they are returned to the market as compared to new fitting sets that are capitalized and amortized over the estimated useful life.
The medical device segment of the women's healthcare market is highly fragmented. CooperSurgical has steadily grown its market presence and distribution system by developing products and acquiring companies and products that complement its business model. We intend to continue to invest in CooperSurgical's business through acquisitions of companies and product lines. CooperSurgical services three categories within the women's healthcare market based on the point of healthcare delivery. Products used in surgical procedures represent 32% of CooperSurgical's revenue and products used by obstetricians and gynecologists (ob/gyns) in their medical offices represent 38%. Products used in fertility clinics now represent 30% of CooperSurgical's revenue up from 7% in the prior year period due to the July 2012 acquisition of Origio, a global in-vitro fertilization medical device company. Origio is dedicated to making fertility treatment safer, more efficient and convenient.
As part of the new health care reform law, a 2.3% excise tax on any entity that manufactures or imports medical devices offered for sale in the United States, with limited exceptions, became effective January 1, 2013. CooperVision's products are not subject to this new tax because contact lenses are excluded from the tax. However, United States sales of CooperSurgical's products are subject to this new tax which is primarily recorded in selling, general and administrative expense on the Statement of Income.
At January 31, 2013, we had $624.0 million available under the amended Credit Agreement. We believe that our cash and cash equivalents, cash flow from operating activities and borrowing capacity under existing credit facilities will fund operations both in the next 12 months and in the longer term as well as current and long-term cash requirements for capital expenditures, acquisitions, share repurchases and cash dividends.
Selected Statistical Information – Percentage of Sales and Growth
 
 
Percentage of Sales
 
Growth
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
2013
 
2012
 
2013 vs 2012 % Change
Net sales
 
100
%
 
100
%
 
16
%
Cost of sales
 
37
%
 
35
%
 
21
%
Gross profit
 
63
%
 
65
%
 
14
%
Selling, general and administrative expense
 
40
%
 
40
%
 
14
%
Research and development expense
 
4
%
 
4
%
 
20
%
Amortization of intangibles
 
1
%
 
2
%
 
33
%
Operating income
 
18
%
 
19
%
 
11
%
Net Sales
Cooper’s two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical, generate all of its sales.
CooperVision develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of soft contact lenses for the worldwide vision correction market.
CooperSurgical develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and procedure solutions to improve healthcare delivery to women.

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Our consolidated net sales grew by $53.7 million or 16% in the three months ended January 31, 2013:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
 
 
($ in millions)
2013
 
2012
 
% Change
 
CooperVision
 
$
301.4

 
$
268.9

 
12
%
 
CooperSurgical
 
78.4

 
57.2

 
37
%
 
 
 
$
379.8

 
$
326.1

 
16
%
 
CooperVision Net Sales
The contact lens market has two major product categories:
Spherical lenses including lenses that correct near- and farsightedness uncomplicated by more complex visual defects.
Toric and multifocal lenses including lenses that, in addition to correcting near- and farsightedness, address more complex visual defects such as astigmatism and presbyopia by adding optical properties of cylinder and axis, which correct for irregularities in the shape of the cornea.
In order to achieve comfortable and healthy contact lens wear, products are sold with recommended replacement schedules, often defined as modalities, with the primary modalities being single-use, two-week and monthly. CooperVision offers spherical, aspherical, toric, multifocal and toric multifocal lens products in most modalities.
The contact lens market consists primarily of disposable and frequently replaced lenses. Disposable lenses are designed for either daily, two-week or monthly replacement; frequently replaced lenses are designed for replacement after one to three months. Significantly, the market for spherical lenses is growing with value-added spherical lenses to alleviate dry eye symptoms as well as lenses with aspherical optical properties or higher oxygen permeable lenses such as silicone hydrogels.

CooperVision’s Biofinity brand silicone hydrogel spherical, toric and multifocal contact lenses, Avaira brand spherical and toric products and our silicone hydrogel single-use product are manufactured using proprietary Aquaform technology to increase oxygen transmissibility for longer wear. We believe that it is important to develop a full range of multifocal and single-use silicone hydrogel products due to increased pressure from silicone hydrogel products offered by our major competitors.

CooperVision’s Proclear brand aspheric, toric and multifocal contact lenses, manufactured using PC Technology, help enhance tissue/device compatibility and offer improved lens comfort.

CooperVision net sales growth included increases in single-use spheres up 8%, representing 22% of net sales. Total toric lenses grew 12% and were 30% of net sales, and multifocal lenses grew 31% to 9% of net sales up from 8% in the prior year period. Silicone hydrogel products grew 38% worldwide and represented 40% of net sales up from 32% in the prior year period. Proclear product sales grew 7% as compared to the prior year period and represented 25% of net sales down from 26% in the prior year. Older conventional lens products declined 14% and represented 3% of net sales, down from 4% in the prior year period.

CooperVision competes in the worldwide soft contact lens market and services three primary regions: the Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific.

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CooperVision Net Sales by Geography
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
 
 
($ in millions)
 
2013
 
2012
 
% Change
 
Americas
 
$
125.0

 
$
106.0

 
18
%
 
EMEA
 
101.9

 
95.4

 
7
%
 
Asia Pacific
 
74.5

 
67.5

 
10
%
 
 
 
$
301.4

 
$
268.9

 
12
%
 
CooperVision’s worldwide net sales grew 12% in the period-to-period comparison. Americas net sales grew 18%, primarily due to market gains of CooperVision’s silicone hydrogel contact lenses along with single-use sphere and multifocal products. EMEA net sales increased 7% in the period driven by sales of silicone hydrogel lenses and single-use sphere and multifocal products. Net sales to the Asia Pacific region grew 10%, primarily due to sales growth of silicone hydrogel lenses and single-use lenses as sales in the fiscal period were negatively impacted due to the weakening of the Japanese yen compared to the United States dollar.
CooperVision’s net sales growth was driven primarily by increases in the volume of lenses sold and introduction of new products, primarily silicone hydrogel lenses. While unit growth and product mix have influenced CooperVision’s sales growth, average realized prices by product have not materially influenced sales growth.
CooperSurgical Net Sales
CooperSurgical’s net sales increased 37% in the period-to-period comparison to $78.4 million with net sales growth excluding acquisitions of 1%. Origio net sales of $20.9 million are included in the current year period and our global fertility business now represents 30% of net sales compared to 7% in the prior year period. Sales of products used in surgical procedures grew 9% and now represent 32% of CooperSurgical’s net sales compared to 40% in the prior year period. CooperSurgical’s sales primarily comprise women’s healthcare products used in fertility procedures and by gynecologists and obstetricians in surgical procedures and in the office. The balance consists of sales of medical devices outside of women’s healthcare which CooperSurgical does not actively market. Unit growth and product mix along with increased average realized prices on disposable products have influenced organic sales growth.
Cost of Sales/Gross Profit
Gross Profit Percentage of Net Sales
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
 
 
2013
 
2012
 
CooperVision
 
63
%
 
64
%
 
CooperSurgical
 
64
%
 
67
%
 
Consolidated
 
63
%
 
65
%
 
The decrease in CooperVision’s gross margin is largely attributable to product mix and currency. Sales of our lower margin Avaira family of products grew in the current year period as we continued the relaunch of products that compete in the two-week modality market. Gross margin was also impacted by the weakening of the Japanese yen as compared to the United States dollar in the current year period resulting in lower revenue on products sold in Japan. We expect the growth of the Avaira family and the weakening of the yen to provide headwinds for gross margin during the remainder of fiscal 2013. Increased sales of higher margin Biofinity products partially offset the impact of product mix on gross margin in the current year period as did the revised royalty rate on our silicone hydrogel products which was effective January 1, 2013.
The decrease in CooperSurgical’s gross margin is largely attributable to product mix, including increased sales of lower margin equipment as compared to higher margin consumable products, and sales of lower margin Origio fertility products that were not in the prior year period. Sales of higher margin products used in surgical procedures represented 32% of net sales in the current year period compared to 40% in the prior year period as sales of lower margin fertility products now represent 30% of net sales compared to 7% in the prior year period.

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Selling, General and Administrative Expense (SGA)
Three Months Ended January 31,
($ in millions)
 
2013
 
% Net
Sales
 
2012
 
% Net
Sales
 
%
Change
CooperVision
 
$
108.6

 
36
%
 
$
102.4

 
38
%
 
6
%
CooperSurgical
 
29.8

 
38
%
 
19.3

 
34
%
 
54
%
Headquarters
 
12.3

 
N/A

 
10.0

 
N/A

 
22
%
 
 
$
150.7

 
40
%
 
$
131.7

 
40
%
 
14
%
The 6% increase in CooperVision's SGA in absolute dollars in the fiscal 2013 period as compared to the fiscal 2012 period is primarily due to our investment in sales and marketing, including increased headcount, to reach new customers and to promote our silicone hydrogel products as well as costs related to the relaunch of our Avaira family of products.
The 54% increase in CooperSurgical's SGA in absolute dollars as well as the increase as a percentage of net sales in the fiscal 2013 period as compared to the fiscal 2012 period are primarily due to operating expenses related to Origio including approximately $0.6 million of acquisition costs. Along with the acquisition and integration activities related to Origio, CooperSurgical continues to invest in sales activities to promote our products, with emphasis on products used in surgical procedures, and to support anticipated further growth. On January 1, 2013 the new medical device excise tax became effective on sales of CooperSurgical's products in the United States and contributed $0.2 million to SGA growth in the current year period.
Corporate headquarters’ SGA increased 22% in absolute dollars in the fiscal 2013 period primarily due to share-based compensation costs and bonus accruals.
Research and Development Expense
Three Months Ended January 31,
($ in millions)
 
2013
 
% Net
Sales
 
2012
 
% Net
Sales
 
%
Change
CooperVision
 
$
10.5

 
3
%
 
$
9.6

 
4
%
 
8
%
CooperSurgical
 
3.2

 
4
%
 
1.8

 
3
%
 
80
%
 
 
$
13.7

 
4
%
 
$
11.4

 
4
%
 
20
%
The increase in CooperVision's research and development expense in absolute dollars in the fiscal 2013 period is primarily due to investments in new technologies, clinical trials and increased headcount. CooperVision’s research and development activities primarily include programs to develop new single-use lenses and additional lenses utilizing silicone hydrogel materials.
CooperSurgical research and development expense increased in absolute dollars and as a percentage of net sales in the fiscal 2013 period as compared to prior year period primarily due to the addition of Origio's in-vitro fertilization product development and investments in the design and upgrade of surgical procedure devices.
Amortization Expense
The increase of 33% in amortization expense as compared to the prior year period is primarily due to intangible assets from acquisitions including the acquisition of Origio in July 2012.

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Operating Income
Three Months Ended January 31,
($ in millions)
 
2013
 
% Net
Sales
 
2012
 
% Net
Sales
 
%
Change
CooperVision
 
$
67.1

 
22
%
 
$
56.1

 
21
%
 
20
 %
CooperSurgical
 
14.0

 
18
%
 
15.6

 
27
%
 
(10
)%
Headquarters
 
(12.3
)
 
N/A

 
(10.0
)
 
N/A

 
(22
)%
 
 
$
68.8

 
18
%
 
$
61.7

 
19
%
 
11
 %
The increase in consolidated operating income in the fiscal 2013 period in absolute dollars was primarily due to the increase in gross profit of 14%, partially offset by the increase in operating expenses of 15%. CooperSurgical's operating income in the current year three-month period decreased in absolute dollars and as a percentage of sales due to operating expenses related to the acquisition of Origio, primarily the increases in amortization expense and research and development expenses for in-vitro fertilization product development.
Interest Expense
Interest expense in the fiscal first quarter of 2013 was $2.6 million representing a 30% decrease from the prior year period. The decrease primarily reflects lower average debt in the current period.
Insurance Proceeds
On October 28, 2011, a manufacturing building in the UK experienced an incident in which a pipe broke in our fire suppression system, causing water and fire retardant foam damage to the facility. While this incident did not impact our existing customers, the repairs to the facility and resultant decrease in manufacturing capacity impacted the timing of marketing initiatives to generate additional sales. In January 2013, we resolved our business interruption claim with our insurer for a total of $19.1 million. We received a payment of $5.0 million in our fiscal fourth quarter of 2012. In our fiscal first quarter of 2013, we recorded the remaining $14.1 million of which we received payment of $2.9 million during the fiscal period and payment of the remaining $11.2 million in our subsequent fiscal second quarter.
Share Repurchase
In December 2011, we announced a $150.0 million share repurchase plan and in December 2012 the total authorized repurchase amount was increased to $300.0 million both authorized by the Company’s Board of Directors. During the fiscal first quarter of 2013, the Company repurchased 460 thousand shares of our common stock for $44.4 million at an average purchase price of $96.34. During the fiscal first quarter of 2012, the Company repurchased 663 thousand shares of our common stock for $46.1 million at an average purchase price of $69.60. As of January 31, 2013, the Company had remaining authorization to repurchase about $184.5 million of our common stock. See Note 9 for additional information.
Other Income, Net
Three Months Ended January 31,
($ in millions)
 
 
 
 
2013
 
2012
 
Foreign exchange gain
 
$
0.5

 
$
0.2

 
Other, net
 
0.1

 
0.5

 
 
 
$
0.6

 
$
0.7

 

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Provision for Income Taxes
We recorded income tax expense of $6.0 million in the fiscal first quarter of 2013 compared to $4.1 million in the prior year period. Cooper’s effective tax rate (ETR) (provision for income taxes divided by pretax income) for the fiscal first quarter of 2013 was 7.5%. Our year-to-date results include the projected fiscal year ETR, plus any discrete items. The ETR used to record the provision for income taxes for the fiscal first quarter of 2012 was 7.0%.

The ETR is below the United States statutory rate as a majority of our income is earned in foreign jurisdictions with lower tax rates reflecting the shift in the geographic mix of income during recent periods with income earned in foreign jurisdictions increasing as compared to income earned in the United States. As a result, the ratio of domestic income to worldwide income, primarily within CooperVision but augmented by CooperSurgical's July 2012 acquisition of Origio, has decreased over recent fiscal periods. A reduction in the ratio of domestic income to worldwide income effectively lowers the overall tax rate due to the fact that the tax rates in the majority of foreign jurisdictions where the Company operates are significantly lower than the statutory rate in the United States.

The impact on our provision for income taxes of income earned in foreign jurisdictions being taxed at rates different than the United States Federal statutory rate was a benefit of approximately $23.2 million and a foreign effective tax rate of approximately 3.6% in our fiscal first quarter of 2013 compared to $15.6 million and a foreign effective tax rate of approximately 2.0% in our fiscal first quarter of 2012. Please refer to Note 6 for additional information.
Share-Based Compensation Plans
The Company has several share-based compensation plans that are described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012. The compensation expense and related income tax benefit recognized in our consolidated financial statements for share-based awards were as follows:
Three Months Ended January 31,
 
 
 
(In millions)
 
2013
 
2012
 
Selling, general and administrative expense
 
$
8.5

 
$
6.5

 
Cost of sales
 
0.5

 
0.5

 
Research and development expense
 
0.4

 
0.3

 
Capitalized in inventory
 
0.5

 
0.5

 
Total compensation expense
 
$
9.9

 
$
7.8

 
Related income tax benefit
 
$
3.0

 
$
2.4

 


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Capital Resources and Liquidity
First Quarter Highlights
Operating cash flow $47.6 million vs. $41.6 million in the fiscal first quarter of 2012.
Expenditures for purchases of property, plant and equipment (PP&E) $29.3 million vs. $20.0 million in the prior year period.
Cash payments for acquisitions totaled $3.7 million vs. $0.4 million in the prior year period.
Comparative Statistics
($ in millions)
 
January 31, 2013
 
October 31, 2012
Cash and cash equivalents
 
$
14.4

 
$
12.8

Total assets
 
$
2,969.5

 
$
2,941.4

Working capital
 
$
454.7

 
$
395.3

Total debt
 
$
408.0

 
$
373.7

Stockholders’ equity
 
$
2,249.5

 
$
2,213.2

Ratio of debt to equity
 
0.18:1

 
0.17:1

Debt as a percentage of total capitalization
 
15
%
 
14
%
Operating cash flow - twelve months ended
 
$
321.2

 
$
315.1

Working Capital
The increase in working capital at January 31, 2013, was primarily due to increases in accounts receivable, inventory, cash and other current assets, including $11.2 million receivable for the insurance claim discussed above, and decreases in accounts payable and other accrued liabilities. This increase was partially offset by a decrease in current deferred tax assets and an increase in short-term debt.
The $5.2 million increase in inventory was primarily due to increased production to support the relaunch of our Avaira family of contact lenses. At January 31, 2013, our inventory months on hand (MOH) were 7.0 representing a decrease from 7.1 at January 31, 2012. The $6.9 million increase in trade accounts receivable was primarily due to timing of collections. Our days sales outstanding (DSO) decreased to 58 days at January 31, 2013, from 59 days in the prior year period.
We have reviewed our needs in the United States for possible repatriation of undistributed earnings or cash of our foreign subsidiaries. The Company presently intends to continue to indefinitely invest all earnings and cash outside of the United States of all foreign subsidiaries to fund foreign investments or meet foreign working capital and property, plant and equipment requirements.
Operating Cash Flow
Cash flow provided by operating activities continued in the fiscal first quarter of 2013 as Cooper’s major source of liquidity, at $47.6 million compared to $41.6 million in the prior year period. Current period results include $74.9 million of net income and $32.0 million of non-cash items primarily related to depreciation and amortization, $11.2 million related to insurance proceeds receivable for a business interruption claim, $9.4 million related to share-based compensation and $5.0 million related to currency translation. Results also include changes in operating assets and liabilities, which primarily reflect the increases in inventories of $5.2 million and trade accounts receivable of $6.9 million. The $6.1 million increase in cash flow provided by operating activities in the fiscal first quarter of 2013 as compared to the same period of fiscal 2012 is primarily due to the fiscal 2013 increase in net income, including the $2.9 million for insurance proceeds received, offset in part by the increase in cash used for operating capital. Cash used for operating capital in the prior year period included the $10.0 million settlement payment related to the Rembrandt lawsuit.

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For the three months ended January 31, 2013, our primary source of cash flows provided by operating activities was cash collections from our customers for purchase of our products. Our primary uses of cash flows from operating activities were for personnel and material costs along with cash payments of $2.4 million for interest.

For the three months ended January 31, 2012, our primary source of cash flows provided by operating activities was cash collections from our customers for purchase of our products. Our primary uses of cash flows from operating activities were for personnel and material costs and cash payments of $3.7 million for interest and the $10.0 million settlement payment related to the Rembrandt lawsuit.

Investing Cash Flow

Cash used in investing activities of $32.4 million in the fiscal first three months of 2013 was for capital expenditures of $29.3 million, primarily to increase manufacturing capacity, and payments of $3.7 million related to acquisitions, partially offset by the $0.6 million insurance recovery related to facility repairs.

Cash used in investing activities of $18.8 million in the fiscal first three months of 2012 was for capital expenditures of $20.0 million, primarily to increase manufacturing capacity, and payments of $0.4 million related to acquisitions, partially offset by a $1.6 million insurance recovery related to facility repairs.

Financing Cash Flow

The changes in cash flows from financing activities primarily relate to borrowings and payments of debt as well as share repurchases and share-based compensation awards. Cash used in financing activities of $14.1 million in the fiscal first three months of 2013 was driven by $44.4 million in payments for share repurchases under our share repurchase plan, $3.3 million to purchase Origio shares and other distributions to noncontrolling interests, a $3.6 million payment for contingent consideration and $0.5 million for share-based compensation awards. Cash used in financing activities was partially offset by $37.7 million from net borrowings of debt.

Cash used in financing activities of $20.2 million in the fiscal first three months of 2012 was driven by $46.1 million in payments for share repurchases, a $1.3 million payment for contingent consideration and $2.6 million for share-based compensation awards partially offset by net borrowings of debt of $29.9 million.

At January 31, 2013, we had $624.0 million available under the Credit Agreement, and we are in compliance with our financial covenants including the Interest Coverage Ratio at 43.55 to 1.00 and the Total Leverage Ratio at 0.88 to 1.00. As defined in the Credit Agreement, the Interest Coverage Ratio is the ratio of Consolidated Proforma EBITDA to Consolidated Interest Expense with the requirement to be at least 3.00 to 1.00 and the Total Leverage Ratio is the ratio of Consolidated Funded Indebtedness to Consolidated Proforma EBITDA with the requirement to remain below 3.75 to 1.00.

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Estimates and Critical Accounting Policies
Management estimates and judgments are an integral part of financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP). We believe that the critical accounting policies listed below address the more significant estimates required of management when preparing our consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP. We consider an accounting estimate critical if changes in the estimate may have a material impact on our financial condition or results of operations. We believe that the accounting estimates employed are appropriate and resulting balances are reasonable; however, actual results could differ from the original estimates, requiring adjustment to these balances in future periods. The accounting policies that reflect our more significant estimates, judgments and assumptions and which we believe are the most critical to aid in fully understanding and evaluating our reported financial results are:
Revenue recognition
Net realizable value of inventory
Valuation of goodwill
Business combinations
Income taxes
Share-based compensation
During the fiscal first three months of 2013, there were no significant changes in our estimates and critical accounting policies. Please refer to Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in Part II, Item 7 of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, for a more complete discussion of our estimates and critical accounting policies.
The Company performed its annual impairment assessment of goodwill during the fiscal third quarter of 2012, and our analysis indicated that we had no impairment of goodwill. As described in Note 4. Intangible Assets in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, we will continue to monitor conditions and changes that could indicate that our recorded goodwill may be impaired.
New Accounting Pronouncement

In fiscal 2013, the Company adopted the provisions of Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2011-05, Comprehensive Income (Topic 220): Presentation of Comprehensive Income. ASU 2011-05 requires entities to present net income and other comprehensive income in either a single continuous statement or in two separate, but consecutive, statements of net income and other comprehensive income. The Company has elected to present net income and other comprehensive income on two separate but consecutive statements. The adoption of ASU 2011-05 did not have an impact on the Company’s consolidated results of operations, financial condition or cash flows.
Trademarks
Aquaform ® , Avaira ® , Biofinity ® and Proclear ® are registered trademarks of The Cooper Companies, Inc., its affiliates and/or subsidiaries. PC Technology™ is a trademark of The Cooper Companies, Inc., its affiliates and/or subsidiaries.

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Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosure About Market Risk
Most of our operations outside the United States have their local currency as their functional currency. We are exposed to risks caused by changes in foreign exchange, principally our British pound sterling, euro, Japanese yen, Danish krone, Swedish krona, Australian dollar and Canadian dollar-denominated debt and receivables, and from operations in foreign currencies. We have taken steps to minimize our balance sheet exposure. Although we may enter into foreign exchange agreements with financial institutions to reduce our exposure to fluctuations in foreign currency values relative to our debt or receivables obligations, these hedging transactions do not eliminate that risk entirely. We are also exposed to risks associated with changes in interest rates, as the interest rate on our Credit Agreement may vary with the Eurodollar rate. We have decreased this interest rate risk by hedging a significant portion of variable rate debt effectively converting it to fixed rate debt for varying periods through December 2014. For additional detail, see Item 1A. Risk Factors and Note 1 and Note 10 to the consolidated financial statements in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2012, and Note 10 in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three-month period ended January 31, 2013.
On May 31, 2012, we entered into an amendment to our senior unsecured revolving Credit Agreement. The aggregate commitment was increased to $1.0 billion from $750.0 million. This facility offers additional availability, lower interest rates and extends the maturity date to May 31, 2017, from January 12, 2016. In addition, we have the ability to increase the facility by up to an additional $500.0 million. KeyBank led the refinancing with certain banks that participated in the Credit Agreement retaining or increasing their participation.
Item 4. Controls and Procedures
The Company has established and currently maintains disclosure controls and procedures designed to ensure that material information required to be disclosed in its reports filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified by the Securities and Exchange Commission and that any material information relating to the Company is recorded, processed, summarized and reported to its principal officers to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosures. In designing and evaluating the disclosure controls and procedures, management recognizes that controls and procedures, no matter how well designed and operated, can provide only reasonable assurance of achieving desired control objectives. In reaching a reasonable level of assurance, management necessarily was required to apply its judgment in evaluating the cost-benefit relationship of possible controls and procedures.
In conjunction with the close of each fiscal quarter, the Company conducts a review and evaluation, under the supervision and with the participation of the Company’s management, including the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, of the effectiveness of the design and operation of the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, based upon their evaluation as of January 31, 2013, the end of the fiscal quarter covered in this report, concluded that the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures were effective at the reasonable assurance level.
As of January 31, 2013, there has been no change in the Company’s internal control over financial reporting during the Company’s most recent fiscal quarter that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the Company’s internal control over financial reporting.

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PART II—OTHER INFORMATION
Item 1. Legal Proceedings
Securities Litigation
On November 28, 2011, Harold Greenberg filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:11-cv-05697-YGR, against the following defendants: the Company; Robert S. Weiss, its President, Chief Executive Officer and a director; Eugene J. Midlock, its former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Albert G. White, III, its Vice President of Investor Relations, Treasurer and Chief Strategic Officer. On December 12, 2011, a second individual, Ross Wallen, filed a related complaint against the same defendants in the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:11-cv-06214-YGR. The Wallen complaint largely repeats the allegations in the Greenberg complaint. Greenberg and Wallen each sought to represent a class of persons who purchased the Company's common stock between March 4, 2011 and November 15, 2011.
On February 29, 2012, the court ordered the Greenberg and Wallen actions consolidated and appointed Universal-Investment-Gesellschaft mbH as lead plaintiff. On May 4, 2012, the lead plaintiff filed a Consolidated Amended Complaint, which alleges that the Company, Robert S. Weiss and Eugene J. Midlock violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by, among other things, making misrepresentations with an intent to deceive investors concerning the safety of the Avaira ® Toric and Avaira Sphere contact lenses, which the Company recalled in 2011. On August 7, 2012, the Court heard argument on defendants' motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaint. On January 7, 2013, the Court granted defendants' motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaint, with leave to amend. On February 4, 2013, the lead plaintiff filed a Second Consolidated Amended Complaint, which again alleges that the Company, Robert S. Weiss and Eugene J. Midlock violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by, among other things, making misrepresentations with an intent to deceive investors concerning the 2011 recall of Avaira ® contact lenses. The Second Consolidated Amended Complaint seeks unspecified damages on behalf of a purported class of persons who purchased the Company's common stock between August 19, 2011 and November 15, 2011. On March 6, 2013, the defendants moved to dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaint. A hearing on the anticipated motion has not yet been scheduled. Discovery is stayed pending a resolution of the motion to dismiss. The Company is not in a position to assess whether any loss or adverse effect on the Company's financial condition is probable or remote or to estimate the range of potential loss, if any.
Derivative Litigation
On January 9, 2012, Joseph Operman filed a purported shareholder derivative complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 4:12-cv-00143-YGR, against members of the Company's board of directors. The derivative complaint seeks recovery on behalf of the Company, which is named as a “nominal defendant.” The derivative complaint purports to allege causes of action for breach of fiduciary duties and failure to exercise oversight responsibilities against all defendants and a cause of action for contribution against Mr. Weiss for alleged violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. On May 18, 2012, Operman filed an amended derivative complaint. The amended derivative complaint largely repeats the allegations of misrepresentations in the securities class action complaints described above, and includes allegations of false projections of future financial results. The Company and the individual defendants have not yet filed a response to the derivative complaint. On January 28, 2013, the Court approved the parties' agreement to extend the deadline for responding to the derivative complaint until after the court rules on the defendants' motion to dismiss the Second Consolidated Amended Complaint in the class action.
Item 1A. Risk Factors
There have been no material changes in the Company’s risk factors from those disclosed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal year ended October 31, 2012.

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Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities
During the three month period ended January 31, 2013, we repurchased shares of our common stock as follows:
Period
 
Total Number
of Shares
Purchased
 
Average
Price Paid
Per Share
 
Total Number of
Shares Purchased
as Part of Publicly
Announced Plans
or Programs
 
Maximum Approximate
Dollar Value of Shares
that May Yet Be
Purchased Under
Publicly Announced
Plans or Programs
11/1/12 - 11/30/12
 

 
$

 

 
$
78,850,000

12/1/12 - 12/31/12
 

 
$

 

 
$
228,850,000

1/1/13 - 1/31/13
 
460,477

 
$
96.34

 
460,477

 
$
184,500,000

Total
 
460,477

 
$
96.34

 
460,477

 
 
The transactions described in the table above represent the repurchase of the Company’s common stock on the New York Stock Exchange as part of the share repurchase program approved by the Company’s Board of Directors in December 2011 (2012 Share Repurchase Program). The plan originally authorized $150.0 million and was amended in December 2012 to increase the authorization to a total of $300.0 million. Purchases under the 2012 Share Repurchase Program may be made from time-to-time on the open market at prevailing market prices or in privately negotiated transactions and are subject to a review of the circumstances in place at the time and will be made from time to time as permitted by securities laws and other legal requirements. This program has no expiration date and may be discontinued at any time. At January 31, 2013, approximately $184.5 million remained authorized for repurchase under the 2012 Share Repurchase Program.

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Item 6. Exhibits
Exhibit
Number
Description
 
 
10.1
The Cooper Companies, Inc. 2013 Incentive Payment Plan, dated January 3, 2013, incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.1 of the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 3, 2013.
 
 
10.2 (a)
Amendment No. 1 to the License Agreement dated as of November 19, 2007, by and among CIBA Vision AG, CIBA Vision Corporate and CooperVision, Inc., incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 of the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 21, 2012.
 
 
11*
Calculation of Earnings Per Share
 
 
31.1
Certification of the Chief Executive Officer, pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
31.2
Certification of the Chief Financial Officer, pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
32.1
Certification of the Chief Executive Officer, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350
 
 
32.2
Certification of the Chief Financial Officer, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350
 
 
101
The following materials from the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended January 31, 2013, formatted in Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL): (i) Consolidated Statements of Income for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012, (ii) Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss) for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012, (iii) Consolidated Condensed Balance Sheets at January 31, 2013 and October 31, 2012, (iv) Consolidated Condensed Statements of Cash Flows for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012 and (v) related notes to consolidated condensed financial statements.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*
The information called for in this Exhibit is provided in Note 7. Earnings Per Share to the Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements in this report.
 
 
(a)  
The agreement received confidential treatment from the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to certain portions of this exhibit. Omitted portions have been filed separately with the Commission.

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SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
 
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: March 8, 2013
/s/ Rodney E. Folden
 
Rodney E. Folden
 
Vice President and Corporate Controller
 
(Principal Accounting Officer)


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Exhibit No.
  
 
Page No
 
 
 
10.1
The Cooper Companies, Inc. 2013 Incentive Payment Plan, dated January 3, 2013, incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.1 of the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 3, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.2 (a)
Amendment No. 1 to the License Agreement dated as of November 19, 2007, by and among CIBA Vision AG, CIBA Vision Corporate and CooperVision, Inc., incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 of the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 21, 2012.
 
 
 
 
 
 
11*
Calculation of Earnings Per Share
 
 
 
 
 
31.1
Certification of the Chief Executive Officer, pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
 
 
 
31.2
Certification of the Chief Financial Officer, pursuant to Rule 13a-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
 
 
 
32.1
Certification of the Chief Executive Officer, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350
 
 
 
 
 
32.2
Certification of the Chief Financial Officer, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350
 
 
 
 
 
101
The following materials from the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended January 31, 2013, formatted in Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL): (i) Consolidated Statements of Income for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012, (ii) Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income (Loss) for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012, (iii) Consolidated Condensed Balance Sheets at January 31, 2013 and October 31, 2012, (iv) Consolidated Condensed Statements of Cash Flows for the three months ended January 31, 2013 and 2012 and (v) related notes to consolidated condensed financial statements.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*
The information called for in this Exhibit is provided in Note 7. Earnings Per Share to the Consolidated Condensed Financial Statements in this report.
 
 
(a)  
The agreement received confidential treatment from the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to certain portions of this exhibit. Omitted portions have been filed separately with the Commission.

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Exhibit 31.1



CERTIFICATIONS
I, Robert S. Weiss, certify that:
1.
I have reviewed this quarterly report on Form 10-Q of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (the “registrant”);
2.
Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.
Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
a)
Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
b)
Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
c)
Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
d)
Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
a)
All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
b)
Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.
Date: March 8, 2013
 
 
 
/s/ Robert S. Weiss
 
 
Robert S. Weiss
 
 
President and Chief Executive Officer
 




Exhibit 31.2




CERTIFICATIONS
I, Gregory W. Matz, certify that:
1.
I have reviewed this quarterly report on Form 10-Q of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (the “registrant”);
2.
Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;
3.
Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;
4.
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:
a)
Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;
b)
Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
c)
Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and
d)
Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and
5.
The registrant’s other certifying officer and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s board of directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):
a)
All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and
b)
Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.
Date: March 8, 2013
 
 
 
/s/ Gregory W. Matz
 
 
Gregory W. Matz
 
 
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 



Exhibit 32.1

Certification of Chief Executive Officer
I, Robert S. Weiss, do hereby certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that, to my knowledge:
(i)
the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Company for the quarterly period ended January 31, 2013, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Report”), fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(ii)
the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
Date: March 8, 2013
/s/ Robert S. Weiss
 
Robert S. Weiss
 
President and Chief Executive Officer



Exhibit 32.2



Certification of Chief Financial Officer
I, Gregory W. Matz, do hereby certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that, to my knowledge:
(i)
the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of the Company for the quarterly period ended January 31, 2013, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Report”), fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(ii)
the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
Date: March 8, 2013
/s/ Gregory W. Matz
 
Gregory W. Matz
 
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer