MoneyGram International Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 8:00 AM EDT

Digital revenue reached an all-time high of $92 million reaching 44% of money transfer transactions at the end of the second quarter

Digital transactions increased 36% over the prior year

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2022.

MoneyGram International Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
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Second Quarter 2022 Business Highlights

"Against the backdrop of an increasingly uncertain macro-economic environment, we delivered 5% year-over-year revenue growth in the second quarter on a constant currency basis. Results for the quarter were driven by record digital revenue, partially offset by continued softness in the walk-in retail business in certain markets," said Alex Holmes MoneyGram Chairman and CEO. "As we look ahead to the second half of the year, we anticipate consumers globally will face challenges as the impact of rising inflation places more pressure on their disposable incomes. However, our services also rise in importance during challenging times. We remain confident in the dedication and loyalty of our customers to their families abroad, as we look to further support them by investing in our digital platforms and customer experience initiatives."

Money Transfer highlights for the quarter include the following:

  • Total Money Transfer revenue was $302.5 million, a 0.8% (80 basis points) decrease on a reported basis as the dollar strengthened against virtually all major currencies. Money Transfer revenue increased 4% on a constant currency basis

  •  
    • Total Money Transfer transactions grew 5% year-over-year

  •  
    • Total Money Transfer transactions and volume hit an all-time high for the second quarter of 2022

  •  
    • Walmart revenue declined to approximately 7% of Money Transfer revenue. Without the impact of Walmart, Money Transfer revenue grew 7% on a constant currency basis.

  • MoneyGram Online ("MGO") continued its strong financial performance, a record quarter for revenue, transactions and volume

  •  
    • Total MGO Money Transfer revenue of $53.3 million representing 13% year-over-year growth

  •  
    • Year-over-year, MGO cross-border online revenue grew 17% with transactions growing 14%

  •  
    • Active cross-border customer growth continued its strong momentum increasing 11% year-over-year

  • Total digital, which includes MGO, digital partners and digital receives, continued its robust performance reporting year-over-year transaction growth of 36% in the second quarter

  •  
    • Digital revenue reached an all-time high of $92 million for the second quarter with an impressive 36% year-over-year revenue growth rate

  • Digital transactions accelerated from the first quarter representing 44% of all money transfer transactions at the end of the second quarter

Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results, Year-Over-Year

  • Total revenue of $329.6 million was flat on a reported basis or an increase of 5% on a constant currency basis

  •  
    • Total Revenue increased 7% on a constant currency basis excluding Walmart money transfer revenue

  •  
    • Money transfer revenue was $302.5 million, decreasing 0.8% (80 basis points) as the U.S. Dollar strengthened against major currencies, or a 4% increase on a constant currency basis, driven by 5% transaction growth

  •  
    • Investment revenue was $5.1 million for the quarter representing an increase of $3.1 million reflecting higher prevailing money market interest rates in the quarter

  • Gross Profit was $156.9 million an increase of $5.3 million driven by the continued shift in mix to higher margin MGO business

  • Total operating expenses were $139.8 million, an increase of $10.1 million or 8% driven by higher marketing expenses, coupled with increased currency conversion charges and FX losses driven by the strengthening dollar against major currencies

  • Operating Income was $17.1 million, a decrease of $4.8 million driven by higher operating expenses described above

  • Net Income of $3.1 million driven by a $10.4 million reduction in interest expense due to the Company's debt refinancing in the third quarter of 2021

  • Fully Diluted earnings per share was $0.03

  • Fully Diluted adjusted earnings per share was $0.09

  • Adjusted EBITDA decreased 9% on a reported basis to $50.0 million due to the dollar strengthening against major currencies, or a decrease of 3% on a constant currency basis

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    • Eliminating foreign exchange gains or losses Adjusted EBITDA grew 4% year-over-year

Balance Sheet and Liquidity

  • Cash and cash equivalents were $117.4 million as of June 30, 2022, compared to $103.7 million as of March 31, 2022

  • Second quarter interest expense was $12.1 million, a decrease of $10.4 million year-over-year or a decline of 46%

  • Capital expenditures were $12.1 million, an increase of $2.1 million compared to the second quarter of 2021

Recent Management Updates

As announced yesterday, Brian Johnson, who currently serves as Head of Corporate Finance and Global Treasurer, has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2022. He succeeds Larry Angelilli, who has been appointed Executive Vice Chairman of MoneyGram, effective on the same date. In this role, Angelilli will help ensure an orderly transition of the CFO role and assist on external relations and other strategic matters.

MoneyGram also announced that Anna Greenwald, who currently serves as Chief Readiness Officer, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In addition to her existing responsibilities, which include oversight of global go-to-market, product, customer care, agent network oversight and engagement and global regulatory exam readiness, Greenwald will also assume responsibility for the global IT organization.

Recent Merger Updates

MoneyGram and Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC ("MDP") continue to make progress toward completing the closing conditions of the previously announced merger transaction. To date, money transmitter regulators in 32 U.S. states and territories have provided their approval or non-objection of the transaction. All supplemental U.S. state filings have been submitted. The required pre-transaction notifications and applications to international money transmitter regulators have been made or are on track to be filed shortly, and the parties continue to engage with the regulators.

As previously disclosed, the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 has expired and MoneyGram stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the transaction. The parties have submitted all applicable foreign antitrust and Foreign Direct Investment filings.

The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2022, subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of certain regulatory approvals.

About MoneyGram International, Inc.

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, delivers innovative financial solutions to connect the world's communities. With a purpose-driven strategy to mobilize the movement of money, a strong culture of fintech innovation, and leading customer-centric capabilities, MoneyGram has grown to serve over 150 million people in the last five years. The Company leverages its modern, mobile, and API-driven platform and collaborates with the world's top brands to serve consumers through its direct-to-consumer digital channel, global retail network, and embedded finance business for enterprise customers. MoneyGram is also a leader in pioneering cross-border payment innovation and blockchain-enabled settlement. For more information, please visit ir.moneygram.com, follow @MoneyGram on social media, and explore the website and mobile app through moneygram.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This communication contains forward-looking statements which are protected as forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are not limited to historical facts, but reflect MoneyGram's current beliefs, expectations or intentions regarding future events and speak only as of the date they are made. Words such as "may," "might," "will," "could," "should," "would," "expect," "plan," "project," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential," "pursuant," "target," "forecast," "outlook," "continue," "currently," and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. The statements in this communication that are not historical statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Specific forward-looking statements include, among others, statements regarding the Company's projected results of operations and specific factors expected to impact the Company's results of operations. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond MoneyGram's control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the statements.

These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to:

  • the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic or future pandemics on our business, including the potential work stoppages, lockdowns, shelter-in-place, or restricted movement guidelines, service delays and lower consumer and commercial activity;
  • our ability to compete effectively;
  • our ability to maintain key agent or biller relationships, or a reduction in business or transaction volume from these relationships, including with our largest agent, Walmart, through its introduction of additional competing white label money transfer products or otherwise;
  • our ability to continue to grow our Digital Channel, including through our direct-to-consumer digital business, MoneyGram Online;
  • a security or privacy breach in systems, networks or databases on which we rely;
  • current and proposed regulations addressing consumer privacy and data use and security;
  • our ability to manage fraud risks from consumers or agents;
  • the ability of us and our agents to comply with U.S. and international laws and regulations;
  • litigation and regulatory proceedings involving us or our agents and other commercial relationships, which could result in material settlements, fines or penalties, revocation of required licenses or registrations, termination of contracts, other administrative actions or lawsuits and negative publicity;
  • disruptions to our computer systems and data centers and our ability to effectively operate and adapt our technology;
  • the ability of us and our agents to maintain adequate banking relationships;
  • our ability to successfully develop and timely introduce new and enhanced products and services and our investments in new products, services or infrastructure changes;
  • our high degree of leverage and substantial debt service obligations, significant debt covenant requirements and our ability to comply with such requirements;
  • our below investment-grade credit rating;
  • our ability to maintain sufficient capital;
  • weakness in economic conditions,including recession and inflation, in both the U.S. and global markets;
  • the financial health of certain European countries or the secession of a country from the European Union;
  • a significant change, material slow down or complete disruption of international migration patterns;
  • our ability to manage risks associated with our international sales and operations, including exchange rates among currencies;
  • our offering of money transfer services through agents in regions that are politically volatile or, in a limited number of cases, that may be subject to certain OFAC restrictions;
  • major bank failure or sustained financial market illiquidity, or illiquidity at our clearing, cash management and custodial financial institutions;
  • changes in tax laws or unfavorable outcomes of tax positions we take, or a failure by us to establish adequate reserves for tax events;
  • our ability to manage credit risks from our agents and official check financial institution customers;
  • our ability to adequately protect our brand and intellectual property rights and to avoid infringing on the rights of others;
  • our ability to manage risks related to the operation of retail locations and the acquisition or start-up of businesses;
  • any restructuring actions and cost reduction initiatives that we undertake may not deliver the expected results and these actions may adversely affect our business;
  • our capital structure;
  • risks relating to the proposed Merger (as defined in the form 8-K filed on February 15, 2022), including the possibility that the consummation of the Merger could be delayed or not completed, and the effect of announcement or pendency of the Merger on our business; and
  • the risks and uncertainties described in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of MoneyGram's public period reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), including MoneyGram's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.

Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements is contained from time to time in MoneyGram's SEC filings. MoneyGram's SEC filings may be obtained by contacting MoneyGram, through MoneyGram's web site at ir.moneygram.com or through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System ("EDGAR") at www.sec.gov. MoneyGram undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

Non-GAAP Measures

In addition to results presented in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP), this news release and related tables include certain non-GAAP financial measures, including a presentation of EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, including agent signing bonus amortization), Adjusted EBITDA (EBITDA adjusted for certain significant items), Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted Free Cash Flow (Adjusted EBITDA less cash interest, cash taxes and cash payments for capital expenditures and agent signing bonuses), constant currency measures (which assume that amounts denominated in foreign currencies are translated to the U.S. dollar at rates consistent with those in the prior year), diluted adjusted income (loss) per share and adjusted net income. In addition, we present gross profit for our two reporting segments. The following tables include a full reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures to the related GAAP financial measures. The equivalent GAAP financial measures for projected results are not provided, and projected results do not reflect the potential impact of certain non-GAAP adjustments, which include (but in future periods, may not be limited to) stock-based, contingent and incentive compensation costs; compliance enhancement program costs; direct monitor costs; legal and contingent matter costs; restructuring and reorganization costs; currency changes; and the tax effect of such items. We cannot reliably predict or estimate if and when these types of costs, adjustments or changes may occur or their impact to our financial statements. Accordingly, a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measures to the equivalent GAAP financial measures for projected results is not available.

We believe that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful information to investors because they are an indicator of the strength and performance of ongoing business operations. These calculations are commonly used as a basis for investors, analysts and other interested parties to evaluate and compare the operating performance and value of companies within our industry. Finally, EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted Free Cash Flow, constant currency, diluted adjusted income (loss) per share and adjusted net income (loss) figures are financial and performance measures used by management in reviewing results of operations, forecasting, allocating resources or establishing employee incentive programs. Although MoneyGram believes the above non-GAAP financial measures enhance investors' understanding of its business and performance, these non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation or as substitutes for the accompanying GAAP financial measures.

Description of Tables


Table One

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Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

Table Two

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Segment Results

Table Three

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Reconciliation of Certain Non-GAAP Measures to Relevant GAAP Measures - EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin and Adjusted Free Cash Flow

Table Four

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Reconciliation of Certain Non-GAAP Measures to Relevant GAAP Measures - Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS

Table Five

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Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

Table Six

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Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

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TABLE ONE

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)










(Amounts in millions, except percentages and

    per share data)


Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,


2022


2021


2022


2021

REVENUE









Fee and other revenue


$       324.5


$    327.3


$     630.0


$     635.4

Investment revenue


5.1


2.0


7.2


4.0

Total revenue


329.6


329.3


637.2


639.4










Total revenue change, constant currency


5 %


13 %


3 %


8 %










COST OF REVENUE









Commissions and other fee expense


156.5


161.3


305.2


311.2

Investment commissions expense


2.4


0.2


2.8


0.4

Direct transaction expense


13.8


16.2


26.1


31.4

Total cost of revenue


172.7


177.7


334.1


343.0

GROSS PROFIT


156.9


151.6


303.1


296.4

OPERATING EXPENSES









Compensation and benefits


59.3


59.0


115.8


121.2

Transaction and operations support


53.3


40.3


98.4


83.7

Occupancy, equipment and supplies


15.1


16.3


29.6


31.8

Depreciation and amortization


12.1


14.1


24.3


29.4

Total operating expenses


139.8


129.7


268.1


266.1

OPERATING INCOME


17.1


21.9


35.0


30.3

Other expenses









Interest expense


12.1


22.5


23.0


44.8

Loss on early extinguishment of debt



10.3



10.3

Other non-operating expense


1.1


0.8


2.0


1.8

Total other expenses


13.2


33.6


25.0


56.9

Income (loss) before income taxes


3.9


(11.7)


10.0


(26.6)

Income tax expense (benefit)


0.8


(0.6)


1.8


(0.1)

NET INCOME (LOSS)


$          3.1


$     (11.1)


$         8.2


$     (26.5)










EARNINGS (LOSS) PER COMMON SHARE









Basic


$        0.03


$     (0.13)


$       0.09


$     (0.32)

Diluted


$        0.03


$     (0.13)


$       0.08


$     (0.32)










Weighted-average outstanding common shares and
   equivalents used in computing earnings (loss) per share









Basic


96.6


87.2


96.2


83.4

Diluted


100.2


87.2


100.0


83.4


TABLE TWO

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

SEGMENT RESULTS

(Unaudited)










Global Funds Transfer









(Amounts in millions, except percentages)


Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,


2022


2021


2022


2021

Money transfer revenue


$        302.5


$        304.9


$    586.8


$     590.3

Bill payment revenue


9.6


10.4


18.9


21.2

Total revenue


312.1


315.3


605.7


611.5










Cost of revenue


170.2


177.5


331.2


342.6

Gross profit


$        141.9


$        137.8


$    274.5


$     268.9










Money transfer revenue change, constant currency


4 %


16 %


3 %


12 %










Financial Paper Products









(Amounts in millions, except percentages)


Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,


2022


2021


2022


2021

Money order revenue


$         10.6


$         10.6


$      21.1


$       21.0

Official check revenue


6.9


3.4


10.4


6.9

Total revenue


17.5


14.0


31.5


27.9










Investment commissions expense


2.5


0.2


2.9


0.4

Gross profit (1)


$         15.0


$         13.8


$      28.6


$       27.5

(1) In periods of extremely low interest rates, it is possible for commissions to be close to zero, resulting in abnormally high gross margin.

TABLE THREE

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

RECONCILIATION OF CERTAIN NON-GAAP MEASURES TO RELEVANT GAAP MEASURES

EBITDA, ADJUSTED EBITDA, ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGIN AND ADJUSTED FREE CASH FLOW

(Unaudited)








(Amounts in millions, except percentages)


Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,


2022


2021


2022


2021










Income (loss) before income taxes


$         3.9


$     (11.7)


$     10.0


$    (26.6)

Interest expense


12.1


22.5


23.0


44.8

Depreciation and amortization


12.1


14.1


24.3


29.4

Signing bonus amortization


13.5


14.7


27.4


29.0

EBITDA


41.6


39.6


84.7


76.6










Significant items impacting EBITDA:









Stock-based, contingent, incentive compensation and other


5.4


1.5


8.2


3.3

Merger-related costs


1.1



4.8


Severance and related costs


1.0



1.0


0.2

Legal and contingent matters


0.7


(0.1)


1.3


Restructuring and reorganization costs


0.3


2.2


(1.0)


8.1

Direct monitor costs


(0.1)


1.1



4.9

Loss on early extinguishment of debt



10.3



10.3

Compliance enhancement program



0.2



1.3

Adjusted EBITDA


$       50.0


$      54.8


$     99.0


$    104.7










Adjusted EBITDA margin (1)


15.2 %


16.6 %


15.5 %


16.4 %










Adjusted EBITDA change, constant

    currency adjusted


(3) %


(12) %


(1) %


(11) %










Adjusted EBITDA


$       50.0


$      54.8


$     99.0


$    104.7

Cash payments for interest


(5.9)


(27.1)


(22.5)


(39.0)

Cash (payments) refunds for taxes, net


(3.0)


(1.5)


(6.3)


1.2

Cash payments for capital expenditures


(12.1)


(10.0)


(22.4)


(21.2)

Cash payments for agent signing bonuses


(6.9)


(9.7)


(21.6)


(22.7)

Adjusted Free Cash Flow


$       22.1


$        6.5


$     26.2


$     23.0










(1) Adjusted EBITDA margin is calculated as Adjusted EBITDA divided by total revenue.



TABLE FOUR

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

RECONCILIATION OF CERTAIN NON-GAAP MEASURES TO RELEVANT GAAP MEASURES

ADJUSTED NET INCOME AND ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS

(Unaudited)












Three Months Ended
June 30,


Six Months Ended
June 30,

(Amounts in millions, except per share data)


2022


2021


2022


2021










Net income (loss)


$              3.1


$         (11.1)


$          8.2


$        (26.5)

Total adjustments (1)


8.4


15.2


14.3


28.1

Tax impacts of adjustments (2)


(1.9)


(3.5)


(3.3)


(6.5)

Valuation allowance (3)


(0.4)



(1.1)


1.0

Adjusted net income


$              9.2


$            0.6


$        18.1


$          (3.9)



















Diluted earnings (loss) per common share


$            0.03


$         (0.13)


$        0.08


$        (0.32)










Diluted adjustments per common share


0.06


0.14


0.10


0.27










Diluted adjusted earnings (loss) per common share


$            0.09


$          0.01


$        0.18


$        (0.05)










Diluted weighted-average outstanding common shares

    and equivalents


100.2


87.2


100.0


83.4











(1) See summary of adjustments in Table Three - EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin and Adjusted Free Cash Flow.

(2) Tax rates used to calculate the tax expense impact are based on the nature and jurisdiction of each adjustment.

(3) Valuation allowance recorded for deferred tax assets existing at the beginning of the year.

TABLE FIVE

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)






(Amounts in millions, except share data)


June 30, 2022


December 31, 2021

ASSETS





Cash and cash equivalents


$                      117.4


$                      155.2

Settlement assets


3,654.1


3,591.4

Property and equipment, net


131.0


133.9

Goodwill


442.2


442.2

Right-of-use assets


47.1


52.6

Other assets


112.9


101.2

Total assets


$                   4,504.7


$                   4,476.5

LIABILITIES





Payment service obligations


$                   3,654.1


$                   3,591.4

Debt, net


786.0


786.7

Pension and other postretirement benefits


65.3


67.1

Lease liabilities


50.2


56.3

Accounts payable and other liabilities


134.0


160.0

Total liabilities


4,689.6


4,661.5

STOCKHOLDERS' DEFICIT





Common stock, $0.01 par value, 162,500,000 shares authorized,
   98,568,391 and 92,305,011 shares issued, 96,368,394 and 90,725,982
   shares outstanding at June 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021,
   respectively


1.0


0.9

Additional paid-in capital


1,408.3


1,400.3

Retained loss


(1,505.3)


(1,513.4)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss


(72.3)


(62.8)

Treasury stock: 2,199,997 and 1,579,029 shares at June 30, 2022 and
   December 31, 2021, respectively


(16.6)


(10.0)

Total stockholders' deficit


(184.9)


(185.0)

Total liabilities and stockholders' deficit


$                   4,504.7


$                   4,476.5

TABLE SIX

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)






Six Months Ended
June 30,

(Amounts in millions)


2022


2021

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:





Net income (loss)


$                     8.2


$                  (26.5)

Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash used in operating activities:


(11.3)


(18.4)

Net cash used in operating activities


(3.1)


(44.9)

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:





Payments for capital expenditures


(22.4)


(21.2)

Proceeds from available-for-sale investments


0.3


0.5

Purchases of interest-bearing investments


(369.1)


(210.8)

Proceeds from interest-bearing investments


368.0


209.4

Purchase of equity investments


(4.0)


Net cash used in investing activities


(27.2)


(22.1)

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:





Principal payments on debt


(2.0)


(103.2)

Prepayment call premium



(4.0)

Change in receivables, net


(350.4)


(31.8)

Change in payment service obligations


62.7


(95.7)

Net proceeds from stock issuance



97.6

Payments to tax authorities for stock-based compensation


(6.6)


(3.6)

Net cash used in financing activities


(296.3)


(140.7)

NET CHANGE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AND SETTLEMENT
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS


(326.6)


(207.7)

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AND SETTLEMENT CASH AND CASH
EQUIVALENTS—Beginning of year


2,050.9


2,079.3

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS AND SETTLEMENT CASH AND CASH
EQUIVALENTS—End of period


$              1,724.3


$              1,871.6


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