NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company"), a leading diversified supplier of games and technology to the gaming and lottery industries, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014.
"First quarter revenue rose to $388 million reflecting the first full quarter of contribution from the WMS acquisition and 7% revenue growth in our lottery business," said President and Chief Executive Officer
David L. Kennedy. "Although we are seeing challenging gaming industry conditions that have negatively impacted our gaming product sales results, we believe that Scientific Games is relatively well positioned due to the diversity of revenue streams in our lottery and gaming businesses and the opportunities created by our integration efforts.
"Our first quarter results included a $60 million year-over-year increase in cash flow from operating activities and a $37 million year-over-year increase in free cash flow, reflecting the benefit of the WMS acquisition, favorable working capital changes, distributed earnings from our equity investments and our return-focused approach to capital allocation," Mr. Kennedy commented. "We continued to accelerate our integration initiatives in the 2014 first quarter and believe we remain on track to achieve at least $60 million of cost savings on an annualized run-rate basis by the end of 2014."
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