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CGX Q4 Loss Narrows

Friday, May 17, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

HOUSTON - Consolidated Graphics, Inc. today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year endedMarch 31, 2013.

Revenue for the March 2013 quarter increased to $251.0 million, compared to$250.6 million for the same quarter last year due to a .5% same-store sales increase, excluding election related business. Adjusted Operating Income increased 115% for the quarter to $12.8 million or 5.1% of revenue, compared to$6.0 million or 2.4% of revenue last year. Adjusted Net Income increased 167% to$7.6 million for the quarter, compared to $2.9 million for the prior year. Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share for the March quarter increased 182% to $.79, compared to $.28 last year. Adjusted EBITDA increased 22.9% to $30.7 million for the quarter and Free Cash Flow was $32.4 million.

Largely due to $12.6 million in charges related to the withdrawal from certain multi-employer pension plans and impairment of goodwill, operating loss for the March 2013 quarter was $.2 million. The March 2012 quarter operating loss was $8.3 million and included charges for withdrawing from certain multi-employer pension plans and asset impairments. Net loss for the March 2013 quarter was $.3 millionor $.03 diluted loss per share, compared to a net loss of $5.9 million or $.57diluted loss per share in the prior year.

Revenue for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 increased to $1,048 million, compared to $1,045 million in the prior year and Adjusted Operating Income increased 7.4% to $54.6 million.

Adjusted EBITDA for the year ended March 31, 2013 increased 4.0% to $127.9 million and Adjusted Diluted Earnings per share were $3.43 for the year, compared to $2.70 in the prior year. Full year Free Cash Flow was $64.6 million.

Operating income for the year ended March 31, 2013 was $35.7 million and included $16.9 million in charges for withdrawing from certain multi-employer pension plans, asset impairment, including goodwill, and facility relocation. Operating income for the year ended March 31, 2012 was $26.7 million and included charges for withdrawing from certain multi-employer pension plans, asset impairment, including goodwill, and facility relocation. Net income for the year was$22.2 million or $2.26 diluted earnings per share, compared to net income of$14.1 million or $1.32 diluted earnings per share in the prior year.

Joe R. Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Graphics, commented "We continue to see growth in several key areas of the commercial printing industry. For example, our temporary point of sale product revenues are growing and Consolidated Graphics is in a unique position to deliver these unmatched solutions to customers. These solutions include our ability to distribute and then print consistent and high quality products across our platform. Using our solutions, customers can get to market faster, at an overall lower cost. Other key growth areas for Consolidated Graphics include digital print, packaging, fulfillment and collectible cards. These product areas, which represent 38% of our overall sales, all grew compared to last year and we expect these trends to continue going forward. We will continue to invest and enhance our capabilities in these areas."

A reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures, Adjusted EBITDA, Free Cash Flow, Adjusted Operating Income, Adjusted Operating Margin, Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures are included in the attached tables and in the related Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form 8-K also includes the basis for management's use of these non-GAAP financial measures.

Consolidated Graphics, Inc. will host a conference call today, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss its fourth quarter fiscal 2013 results. The conference call will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet on our website (www.cgx.com) and a subsequent archive of such call will also be available on our website.

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