Rocket Firms Broadcasts Fourth Quarter and Full Yr 2021 Outcomes

DETROIT, Feb. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rocket Firms, Inc. (NYSE: RKT) (“Rocket Firms” or the “Firm”), a Detroit-based FinTech platform firm consisting of tech-driven actual property, mortgage and monetary providers companies – together with Rocket Mortgage, Rocket Properties, Truebill and Rocket Auto – right now introduced outcomes for the quarter and 12 months ended December 31, 2021.

“Rocket made vital accomplishments in 2021 as we continued to execute on our mission to take away friction from life’s complicated moments. Rocket Mortgage had its finest 12 months ever in general origination, with $351 billion in originations, whereas additionally setting a brand new report in house buy quantity. We expanded the Rocket platform with the strategic addition of Truebill, broadening the providers we provide to assist purchasers handle their complete monetary lives.” mentioned Jay Farner, Vice Chairman and CEO of Rocket Firms.

“Rocket continues to leverage our platform to develop and scale throughout actual property, mortgage, and monetary providers. I’m additionally happy to announce that the Board of Administrators has authorized a particular dividend of $1.01 per share. Since our IPO, Rocket has returned $4.5 billion to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, whereas remaining well-capitalized and investing in a disciplined method to generate long run shareholder worth.”

Fourth Quarter Monetary Abstract1


ROCKET COMPANIES

(Models in ‘000s, $ quantities in tens of millions, besides per share)



This autumn-21


This autumn-20


This autumn-19


FY 21


FY 20


FY 19


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Whole income, web

$       2,593


$       4,681


$       1,908


$       12,914


$       15,650


$       5,069

Whole bills

$       1,737


$       1,792


$       1,151


$         6,730


$         6,118


$       4,165

Web earnings

$          865


$       2,841


$          754


$         6,072


$         9,399


$          897













Adjusted Income

$       2,435


$       4,775


$       1,825


$       12,427


$       16,938


$       5,907

Adjusted Web Revenue

$          637


$       2,301


$          518


$         4,502


$         8,266


$       1,342

Adjusted EBITDA

$          883


$       3,135


$          744


$         6,182


$       11,217


$       1,994













GAAP Diluted EPS

$         0.32


$         1.09


N/A


$           2.32


$           1.76


N/A

Adjusted Diluted EPS

$         0.32


$         1.16


N/A


$           2.26


$           4.16


N/A


(Models in ‘000s, $ quantities in tens of millions)



This autumn-21


This autumn-20


This autumn-19


FY 21


FY 20


FY 19

Choose Metrics

(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Closed mortgage origination quantity

$    75,857


$    107,199


$    50,833


$    351,193


$    320,209


$    145,180

Acquire on sale margin

2.80%


4.41%


3.41%


3.13%


4.46%


3.19%

Web charge lock quantity

$    68,378


$      95,971


$    43,879


$    333,790


$    338,667


$    152,184

Amrock closings (items)

244.5


347.5


165.2


1,115.1


1,040.1


444.9

Rocket Auto automotive gross sales (items)

15.4


9.4


7.2


59.7


32.1


20.0

Fourth Quarter Monetary Highlights
In the course of the fourth quarter of 2021:

  • Generated complete income, web of $2.6 billion and Adjusted Income of $2.4 billion in This autumn ’21, which represents 36% and 33% progress as in comparison with This autumn ’19, respectively. We evaluate sure income and profitability measures to 2019 as we skilled a traditionally low rate of interest setting together with restricted {industry} capability throughout 2020.
  • Rocket Mortgage generated $75.9 billion in mortgage origination closed mortgage quantity and acquire on sale margin of two.80%. Our closed mortgage quantity was up 49% in comparison with This autumn ’19 ranges.
  • Generated web earnings of $865 million, which exceeded This autumn ’19 web earnings by 15%, and Adjusted Web Revenue of $637 million throughout This autumn ’21, which was 23% increased than This autumn ’19 ranges. Our web earnings margin was 33% for This autumn ’21, which compares to 40% in This autumn ’19. Our Adjusted Web Revenue margin was 26% in This autumn ’21, which compares to twenty-eight% in This autumn ’19.
  • Achieved Adjusted EBITDA of $883 million throughout This autumn ’21, up 19% from This autumn ’19 ranges. Our Adjusted EBITDA margin was 36% for This autumn ’21, which compares to 41% for This autumn ’19.
  • In December 2021, we accomplished the acquisition of Truebill, a number one private finance app that helps purchasers handle their complete monetary lives, for $1.275 billion in consideration. Truebill has shortly change into the selection for purchasers trying to reside their finest monetary lives by managing subscriptions, enhancing credit score scores, monitoring spending and constructing budgets in a easy, easy-to-use app. This acquisition accelerates Rocket Firms’ imaginative and prescient to assist purchasers in complicated moments. Truebill’s annualized recurring income base exceeded $100 million as of December 2021, greater than double the run charge on a year-over-year foundation.
  • Grew servicing e book unpaid principal stability to $552 billion at December 31, 2021, up 35% from December 31, 2020 and 63% from December 31, 2019. As of December 31, 2021, our servicing portfolio contains 2.6 million purchasers and generates $1.4 billion of recurring servicing payment earnings on an annualized foundation.
  • In October, Rocket Mortgage issued $1,150 million of two.875% senior notes due 2026 and $850 million of 4.000% senior notes due 2033. The proceeds had been used to amass $948 million in excellent 5.250% senior notes due 2028 in a young supply and for normal company functions. By these transactions, we lowered the weighted common value of our senior notes by 68 foundation factors, prolonged the weighted common maturity of our senior notes by greater than 5 months, and transitioned to funding grade stage covenants.

Subsequent to December 31, 2021:

  • Our Firm’s Board of Administrators declared a particular dividend of $1.01 per share payable on March 22, 2022 to holders of our Class A typical inventory of report on the shut of enterprise on March 8, 2022. We’ll fund the particular dividend from money distributions of roughly $2.0 billion.
  • As of February 18, 2022, Rocket Firms repurchased 20.7 million shares cumulatively at a mean value of $15.08. Cumulatively, we’ve got returned $312 million to Class A typical stockholders underneath the $1 billion share repurchase program licensed in November 2020.

Full Yr Monetary Highlights
In the course of the full 12 months of 2021:

  • Generated complete income, web of $12.9 billion and Adjusted Income of $12.4 billion in 2021, which represents 155% and 110% progress as in comparison with 2019, respectively.
  • Rocket Mortgage generated $351.2 billion in mortgage origination closed mortgage quantity and acquire on sale margin of three.13%. Our closed mortgage quantity in 2021 was a brand new firm report, up 10% from 2020 ranges and 142% in comparison with 2019 ranges.
  • Generated web earnings of $6.1 billion, which exceeded 2019 web earnings by 577%, and Adjusted Web Revenue of $4.5 billion throughout 2021, which was 236% larger than 2019 ranges. Our web earnings margin was 47% for 2021, which compares to 18% in 2019. Our Adjusted Web Revenue margin was 37% in 2021, which compares to 23% in 2019.
  • Achieved Adjusted EBITDA of $6.2 billion throughout 2021, up 210% from 2019 ranges. Our Adjusted EBITDA margin was 50% for 2021, which compares to 34% for 2019, demonstrating the scalability of our platform.

Firm Highlights
Rocket Platform

  • 2021 represented Rocket Mortgage’s strongest buy closed mortgage quantity in firm historical past. In the course of the fourth quarter, our buy quantity grew 76% over This autumn’20 ranges, pushed by our deal with a superior, technology-driven consumer expertise, product innovation and our built-in, end-to-end house shopping for ecosystem.
  • In 2021, the Rocket Firms platform expanded its consumer base to 204 million distinctive guests, representing a rise of 33% from 2020.
  • In 2021, Rocket Mortgage earned a web promoter rating (NPS) of 73, which is a measure of consumer satisfaction and compares to the mortgage origination {industry} common NPS of 16, in accordance with J.D. Energy.
  • Rocket Mortgage web consumer retention charge was 91% over the 12 months ended December 31, 2021. There’s a robust correlation between this metric and consumer lifetime worth, and we imagine our web consumer retention charge is unmatched amongst mortgage corporations and on par with a few of the finest performing subscription enterprise fashions on the earth.
  • Rocket Properties drove a report 33,100 actual property transactions and $8 billion of actual property transaction worth throughout 2021, representing the worth of houses bought and offered via our actual property agent community.
  • Rocket Auto, our automotive retail market, generated $1.9 billion in gross merchandise worth2 in 2021 greater than doubling over the 12 months prior.
  • Amrock reached a brand new milestone finishing greater than 1.1 million consumer closings throughout 2021. Amrock’s digital expertise permits a neater, sooner and extra accessible closing course of, leading to a superior consumer expertise general.
  • Our 2022 Tremendous Bowl advert, starring Anna Kendrick and Barbie, was ranked #1 by USA At the moment’s Advert Meter. This was the second 12 months in a row that we’ve got earned the #1 rating. The advert options each Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Properties, highlighting our means to assist purchasers buy a brand new house in right now’s sizzling housing market.

Expertise and Product

  • We expanded the roll-out of Rocket Logic, our subsequent technology mortgage origination system, which is now processing nearly all of our origination quantity. Our Rocket Logic system has constantly pushed increased effectivity and improved the rate of loans processed. In the course of the fourth quarter, roughly 1 / 4 of our refinance loans closed in 10 days or much less, and general flip instances decreased by 8% quarter over quarter.
  • As of December 31, 2021, roughly 80,000 actual property brokers have signed up for Rocket Professional Perception (RPI), up 5x from December 31, 2020. RPI is our digital platform for actual property brokers to handle all the mortgage course of in real-time, from software submission to closing.
  • Pathfinder, our centralized digital database of mortgage merchandise and insurance policies, unveiled new search performance powered by Google’s new neural search mannequin, the primary of its form exterior of Google to make use of the brand new mannequin in product kind. This enhanced performance delivers identical web page, rapid, correct solutions to full sentence, pure language queries, offering a sooner, smoother expertise to over 1.1 million searches per thirty days. Pathfinder is taken into account an industry-leading useful resource by mortgage brokers, and is utilized by Rocket Professional TPO companions, Rocket Professional originators, and the Rocket Mortgage Cloud Drive.

Supporting Our Communities

  • Rocket Mortgage sponsored Detroit’s third-annual PGA Tour in 2021, the Rocket Mortgage Traditional, elevating greater than $1.35 million to assist native nonprofits. Over half of those funds supported the occasion’s “Altering the Course” initiative, which goals to offer all Detroiters entry to the web and know-how and digital literacy coaching inside 5 years. In 2021, 68% of Detroit households had been digitally linked, up from 40% in 2020, largely because of the “Altering the Course” initiative.
  • Rocket Group Fund, a associate firm, not too long ago introduced a partnership with Human-I-T, a non-profit with the mission to shrink the digital divide one piece of know-how at a time. Along with shrinking the digital divide, this initiative additionally reduces e-waste. By this partnership, we’ve got refurbished and redistributed greater than 57,500 gadgets again to our house communities.

First Quarter 2022 Outlook
We anticipate the next ranges in Q1 2022:

  • Closed mortgage quantity of between $52 billion and $57 billion.
  • Web charge lock quantity of between $50 billion and $57 billion.
  • Acquire on sale margins of two.80% to three.10%.

Direct to Shopper

Within the Direct to Shopper phase, purchasers have the power to work together with Rocket Mortgage on-line and/or with the Firm’s mortgage bankers. The Firm markets to potential purchasers on this phase via numerous model campaigns and efficiency advertising channels. The Direct to Shopper phase derives income from originating, closing, promoting and servicing predominantly agency-conforming loans, that are pooled and offered to the secondary market. The phase additionally contains title insurance coverage, value determinations and settlement providers complementing the Firm’s end-to-end mortgage origination expertise. Servicing actions are totally allotted to the Direct to Shopper phase and are considered as an extension of the consumer expertise. Servicing permits Rocket Mortgage to determine and keep long run relationships with our purchasers, via a number of touchpoints at common engagement intervals.

DIRECT TO CONSUMER3

($ quantities in tens of millions)



This autumn-21


This autumn-20


FY 21


FY 20


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Bought mortgage quantity

$    50,392


$           67,825


$            213,889


$         199,842

Bought mortgage acquire on sale margin

4.32%


5.89%


4.75%


5.48%

Income, web

$      2,181


$              3,538


$              10,581


$           11,722

Adjusted Income

$      2,023


$              3,632


$              10,094


$           13,010

Contribution margin

$      1,134


$              2,606


$                6,396


$              9,373

Companion Community

The Rocket Skilled platform helps our Companion Community phase, the place we leverage our superior consumer service and widely known model to develop advertising and influencer relationships, and our mortgage dealer partnerships via Rocket Professional TPO. Our advertising partnerships include well-known consumer-focused corporations that discover worth in our award-winning consumer expertise and wish to supply their purchasers mortgage options with our trusted, widely known model. These organizations join their purchasers on to us via advertising channels and a referral course of. Our influencer partnerships are usually with corporations that make use of licensed mortgage professionals that discover worth in our consumer expertise, know-how and environment friendly mortgage course of, the place mortgages might not be their main providing. We additionally allow purchasers to begin the mortgage course of via the Rocket platform in the way in which that works finest for them, together with via an area mortgage dealer.

PARTNER NETWORK

($ quantities in tens of millions)



This autumn-21


This autumn-20


FY 21


FY 20


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Bought mortgage quantity

$      30,289


$           37,897


$            138,803


$         106,530

Bought mortgage acquire on sale margin

0.79%


2.57%


1.20%


2.19%

Income, web

$            267


$                 961


$                1,766


$              3,180

Adjusted Income

$            267


$                 961


$                1,766


$              3,180

Contribution margin

$            113


$                 795


$                1,079


$              2,643

Stability Sheet and Liquidity

We stay in a robust liquidity place, with complete liquidity of $9.1 billion, which incorporates $2.1 billion of money on-hand, $3.5 billion of company money used to self-fund mortgage originations, a portion of which may very well be transferred to funding amenities (warehouse traces) at our discretion, $3.1 billion of undrawn traces of credit score from non-funding amenities, and $0.3 billion of undrawn MSR traces. Our accessible money place was $5.6 billion, which incorporates money on-hand and company money used to self-fund mortgage originations, mixed with the $5.4 billion of mortgage servicing rights, representing a complete of $11.0 billion {dollars} of asset worth on our stability sheet as of December 31, 2021.

BALANCE SHEET HIGHLIGHTS

($ quantities in tens of millions)



December 31, 2021


December 31, 2020


(Unaudited)



Money and money equivalents

$                         2,131


$                            1,971

Mortgage servicing rights (“MSRs”), at truthful worth

$                         5,386


$                            2,863

Funding amenities

$                       12,752


$                          17,743

Different financing amenities and debt

$                         5,994


$                            3,678

Whole fairness

$                         9,760


$                            7,882

Fourth Quarter and Full Yr Earnings Name
Rocket Firms will host a reside convention name at 4:30 p.m. ET on February 24, 2022 to debate its outcomes for the quarter and 12 months ended December 31, 2021. A reside webcast of the occasion can be accessible on-line by clicking on the “Investor Information” part of our web site. The webcast may even be accessible by way of rocketcompanies.com.

A replay of the webcast can be accessible on the Investor Relations web site following the conclusion of the occasion. In case you are having points viewing the webcast, please see the occasion assist information on the hyperlink right here.

Consolidated Statements of Revenue

($ In Hundreds, Besides Shares and Per Share Quantities)



Three Months Ended December 31,


Years Ended December 31,


2021


2020


2021


2020


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Income








Acquire on sale of loans








Acquire on sale of loans excluding truthful worth of MSRs, web

$               993,588


$            3,131,808


$            6,604,215


$          11,946,044

Truthful worth of originated MSRs

926,842


1,082,760


3,864,359


3,124,659

Acquire on sale of loans, web

1,920,430


4,214,568


10,468,574


15,070,703

Mortgage servicing earnings (loss)








Servicing payment earnings

355,880


295,163


1,325,938


1,074,255

Change in truthful worth of MSRs

(133,232)


(393,811)


(689,432)


(2,379,355)

Mortgage servicing earnings (loss), web

222,648


(98,648)


636,506


(1,305,100)

Curiosity earnings








Curiosity earnings

118,233


97,622


430,086


329,593

Curiosity expense on funding amenities

(56,146)


(82,942)


(261,146)


(245,523)

Curiosity earnings, web

62,087


14,680


168,940


84,070

Different earnings

387,601


549,912


1,640,446


1,800,394

Whole income, web

2,592,766


4,680,512


12,914,466


15,650,067

Bills








Salaries, commissions and staff member advantages

804,136


884,279


3,356,815


3,238,301

Normal and administrative bills

315,779


289,119


1,183,418


1,053,080

Advertising and marketing and promoting bills

305,584


279,184


1,249,583


949,933

Depreciation and amortization

19,243


26,683


74,713


74,316

Curiosity and amortization expense on non-funding debt

125,968


82,010


230,740


186,301

Different bills

166,711


230,455


634,296


616,479

Whole bills

1,737,421


1,791,730


6,729,565


6,118,410

Revenue earlier than earnings taxes

855,345


2,888,782


6,184,901


9,531,657

Provision for earnings taxes

9,971


(48,018)


(112,738)


(132,381)

Web earnings

865,316


2,840,764


6,072,163


9,399,276

Web earnings attributable to non-controlling curiosity

(817,265)


(2,700,716)


(5,763,953)


(9,201,325)

Web earnings attributable to Rocket Firms

$                  48,051


$                140,048


$               308,210


$                197,951









Earnings per share of Class A typical inventory








Primary

$                      0.36


$                      1.21


$                      2.36


$                      1.77

Diluted

$                      0.32


$                      1.09


$                      2.32


$                      1.76









Weighted common shares excellent








Primary

132,607,997


115,372,565


130,578,206


111,926,619

Diluted

1,985,285,921


1,988,435,424


1,989,433,567


116,238,493

Consolidated Stability Sheets

($ In Hundreds, Besides Shares and Per Share Quantities)



December 31,
2021


December 31,
2020


(Unaudited)



Belongings




Money and money equivalents

$        2,131,174


$        1,971,085

Restricted money

80,423


83,018

Mortgage loans held on the market, at truthful worth

19,323,568


22,865,106

Rate of interest lock commitments (“IRLCs”), at truthful worth

538,861


1,897,194

Mortgage servicing rights (“MSRs”), at truthful worth

5,385,613


2,862,685

MSRs collateral for financing legal responsibility, at truthful worth


205,033

Notes receivable and due from associates

9,753


22,172

Property and tools, web of collected depreciation and amortization

254,376


211,161

Deferred tax asset, web

572,049


519,933

Lease proper of use belongings

427,895


238,546

Ahead commitments, at truthful worth

17,337


20,584

Loans topic to repurchase proper from Ginnie Mae

1,918,032


5,696,608

Different belongings

2,115,814


941,477

Whole belongings

$      32,774,895


$      37,534,602

Liabilities and fairness




Liabilities




Funding amenities

$      12,751,592


$      17,742,573

Different financing amenities and debt




Traces of credit score

75,000


375,000

Senior Notes, web

4,022,491


2,973,046

Early purchase out facility

1,896,784


330,266

MSRs financing legal responsibility, at truthful worth


187,794

Accounts payable

271,544


251,960

Lease liabilities

482,184


272,274

Ahead commitments, at truthful worth

19,911


506,071

Investor reserves

78,888


87,191

Notes payable and on account of associates

33,650


73,896

Tax receivable settlement legal responsibility

688,573


550,282

Loans topic to repurchase proper from Ginnie Mae

1,918,032


5,696,608

Different liabilities

776,714


605,485

Whole liabilities

23,015,363


29,652,446

Fairness




Class A typical inventory

1


1

Class B frequent inventory


Class C frequent inventory


Class D frequent inventory

19


19

Further paid-in capital

287,558


282,743

Retained earnings

378,005


207,422

Gathered different complete earnings

81


317

Non-controlling curiosity

9,093,868


7,391,654

Whole fairness

9,759,532


7,882,156

Whole liabilities and fairness

$      32,774,895


$      37,534,602

Abstract Section  Outcomes for the Yr Ended December 31, 2021 and 2020,

($ quantities in tens of millions)

(Unaudited)


Three Months Ended December 31, 2021


Direct to

 Shopper


Companion

 Community


Segments

 Whole


All Different


Whole

Whole U.S. GAAP Income, web


$             2,181


$                 267


$             2,449


$                 144


$             2,593

Plus: Lower in MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges)


(158)



(158)



(158)

Adjusted Income


$             2,023


$                 267


$             2,291


$                 144


$             2,435

Instantly attributable bills


889


154


1,044


78


1,121

Contribution margin(1)


$             1,134


$                 113


$             1,247


$                   66


$             1,314


Three Months Ended December 31, 2020


Direct to
Shopper


Companion
Community


Segments
Whole


All Different


Whole

Whole U.S. GAAP income, web


$             3,538


$                 961


$             4,498


$                 182


$             4,681

Plus: Lower in MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges)


95



95



95

Adjusted Income


$             3,632


$                 961


$             4,593


$                 182


$             4,775

Instantly attributable bills


1,027


165


1,192


134


1,326

Contribution margin(1)


$             2,606


$                 795


$             3,401


$                   48


$             3,449


Years Ended December 31, 2021


Direct to
Shopper


Companion
Community


Segments
Whole


All Different


Whole

Whole U.S. GAAP income, web


$           10,581


$             1,766


$           12,347


$                 567


$           12,914

Much less: Enhance in MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges)


(487)



(487)



(487)

Adjusted Income


$           10,094


$             1,766


$           11,860


$                 567


$           12,427

Instantly attributable bills


3,698


686


4,384


275


4,659

Contribution margin(1)


$             6,396


$             1,079


$             7,475


$                 293


$             7,768


Years Ended December 31, 2020


Direct to
Shopper


Companion
Community


Segments
Whole


All Different


Whole

Whole U.S. GAAP income, web


$           11,722


$             3,180


$           14,902


$                 748


$           15,650

Plus: Lower in MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges)


1,288



1,288



1,288

Adjusted Income


$           13,010


$             3,180


$           16,190


$                 748


$           16,938

Instantly attributable bills


3,638


538


4,175


412


4,587

Contribution margin(1)


$             9,373


$             2,643


$           12,015


$                 335


$           12,351


(1) We measure the efficiency of the segments totally on a contribution margin foundation. Contribution margin is meant to measure the direct profitability of every phase and is calculated as Adjusted Income much less immediately attributable bills. Adjusted Income is a non-GAAP monetary measure described above. Instantly attributable bills embody salaries, commissions and staff member advantages, normal and administrative bills, and different bills, comparable to direct servicing prices and origination prices.

GAAP to non-GAAP Reconciliations

Adjusted Income Reconciliation ($ quantities in tens of millions)



Three Months Ended December 31,


Years Ended December 31,


2021


2020


2019


2021


2020


2019


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Whole Income, web

$         2,593


$       4,681


$       1,908


$    12,914


$    15,650


$       5,069

Change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges) (1)

(158)


95


(83)


(487)


1,288


838

Adjusted Income

$         2,435


$       4,775


$       1,825


$    12,427


$    16,938


$       5,907


(1) Displays adjustments in assumptions together with low cost charges and prepayment velocity assumptions, largely on account of adjustments in market rates of interest, and the results of contractual prepayment safety related to gross sales of MSR’s.

Adjusted Web Revenue Reconciliation ($ quantities in tens of millions)



Three Months Ended December 31,


Years Ended December 31,


2021


2020


2019


2021


2020


2019


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Web earnings attributable to Rocket Firms

$         48


$       140


$          —


$       308


$       198


$          —

Web earnings impression from professional forma conversion of Class D frequent shares to Class A typical shares(1)

818


2,701


755


5,766


9,203


898

Adjustment to the supply for earnings tax(2)

(226)


(671)


(185)


(1,429)


(2,235)


(217)

Tax-effected web earnings(2)

640


2,171


570


4,646


7,166


681

Non-cash share-based compensation expense

40


43


14


164


136


40

Change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges)(3)

(158)


95


(83)


(487)


1,288


838

Loss on extinguishment of Senior Notes

87


44



87


44


Litigation accrual(4)




15



Change in Tax receivable settlement legal responsibility(5)

19


(8)



19


(8)


Tax impression of changes(6)

8


(45)


17


55


(364)


(217)

Different tax changes(7)

1


2



4


5


Adjusted Web Revenue

$       637


$    2,301


$       518


$   4,502


$    8,266


$    1,342


(1) Displays web earnings to Class A typical inventory from professional forma change and conversion of corresponding shares of our Class D frequent shares held by non-controlling curiosity holders as of December 31, 2021, 2020 and 2019.


(2) Rocket Firms, Inc. can be topic to U.S. Federal earnings taxes, along with state, native and Canadian taxes with respect to its allocable share of any web taxable earnings of RKT Holdings, LLC. The adjustment to the supply for earnings tax displays the efficient tax charges assuming Rocket Firms, Inc. owns 100% of the non-voting frequent curiosity items of RKT Holdings, LLC. The efficient earnings tax charge for Adjusted Web Revenue was 25.21% for the 12 months ended December 31, 2021, 24.87% for the 12 months ended December 31, 2020 and 24.77% for the 12 months ended December 31, 2019.


(3) Displays adjustments in assumptions together with low cost charges and prepayment velocity assumptions, largely on account of adjustments in market rates of interest, and the results of contractual prepayment safety related to gross sales of MSRs.


(4) Displays authorized accrual associated to a selected authorized matter.


(5) Displays adjustments in estimates of tax charges and different variables of the Tax receivable settlement legal responsibility for which no earnings tax expense/profit is acknowledged.


(6) Tax impression of changes provides impact to the earnings tax associated to non-cash share-based compensation expense, change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions, loss on extinguishment of Senior Notes, and the litigation accrual on the above described efficient tax charges for every interval.


(7) Represents tax advantages because of the amortization of intangible belongings and different tax attributes ensuing from the acquisition of RKT Holdings items, web of cost obligations underneath Tax Receivable Settlement.

Adjusted Diluted Weighted Common Shares Excellent Reconciliation ($ in tens of millions, besides per share)



Three Months Ended December 31,


Years Ended December 31,


2021


2020


2019


2021


2020


2019


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Diluted weighted common Class A Frequent shares excellent

1,985,285,921


1,988,435,424


N/A


1,989,433,567


116,238,493


N/A

Assumed professional forma conversion of Class D shares (1)



N/A



1,872,476,780


N/A

Adjusted diluted weighted common shares excellent

1,985,285,921


1,988,435,424


N/A


1,989,433,567


1,988,715,273


N/A













Adjusted Web Revenue (2)

$                            637


$                2,301


N/A(3)


$               4,502


$             8,266


N/A(3)

Adjusted Diluted EPS

$                           0.32


$                  1.16


N/A(3)


$                 2.26


$               4.16


N/A(3)


(1) Displays the professional forma change and conversion of non-dilutive Class D frequent inventory to Class A typical inventory.


(2) Represents Adjusted Web Revenue for 2020 for the complete interval as offered.


(3) This non-GAAP measure isn’t relevant for these durations, because the reorganization transactions had not but occurred.

Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation ($ quantities in tens of millions)



Three Months Ended December 31,


Years Ended December 31,


2021


2020


2019


2021


2020


2019


(Unaudited)


(Unaudited)

Web earnings

$             865


$        2,841


$       754


$       6,072


$       9,399


$          897

Curiosity and amortization expense on non-funding debt

126


82


38


231


186


137

Revenue tax provision

(10)


48


3


113


132


7

Depreciation and amortization

19


27


18


75


74


75

Non-cash share-based compensation expense

40


43


14


164


136


40

Change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges) (1)

(158)


95


(83)


(487)


1,288


838

Litigation accrual (2)




15


$             —


Adjusted EBITDA

$             883


$        3,135


$       744


$       6,182


$    11,217


$      1,994


(1) Displays adjustments in assumptions together with low cost charges and prepayment velocity assumptions, largely on account of adjustments in market rates of interest, and the results of contractual prepayment safety related to gross sales of MSR’s.


(2) Displays authorized accrual associated to a selected authorized matter.

Non-GAAP Monetary Measures

To offer traders with data along with our outcomes as decided underneath Usually Accepted Accounting Ideas (“GAAP”), we disclose Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue, Adjusted Diluted EPS, and Adjusted EBITDA as “non-GAAP measures” which administration believes present helpful data to traders. These measures will not be monetary measures calculated in accordance with GAAP and shouldn’t be thought of as an alternative choice to income, web earnings, or another working efficiency measure calculated in accordance with GAAP, and might not be corresponding to a equally titled measure reported by different corporations.

We outline “Adjusted Income” as complete revenues web of the change in truthful worth of mortgage servicing rights (“MSRs”) on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges). We outline “Adjusted Web Revenue” as tax-effected earnings earlier than non-cash share-based compensation expense, the change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges) loss on extinguishment of Senior Notes, a litigation accrual, Change in Tax receivable settlement legal responsibility, and the tax results of these changes. We outline “Adjusted Diluted EPS” as Adjusted Web Revenue divided by the diluted weighted common variety of Class A typical inventory excellent for the relevant interval, which assumes the professional forma change and conversion of all excellent Class D frequent inventory for Class A typical inventory. We outline “Adjusted EBITDA” as earnings earlier than curiosity and amortization expense on non-funding debt, earnings tax, depreciation and amortization, web of the change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges), share-based compensation expense, and a litigation accrual. We exclude from every of those non-GAAP revenues the change in truthful worth of MSRs on account of valuation assumptions (web of hedges) as this represents a non-cash non-realized adjustment to our complete revenues, reflecting adjustments in assumptions together with low cost charges and prepayment velocity assumptions, largely on account of adjustments in market rates of interest, which isn’t indicative of our efficiency or outcomes of operation. We additionally exclude results of contractual prepayment safety related to gross sales of MSR’s. Adjusted EBITDA contains curiosity expense on funding amenities, that are recorded as a element of “Curiosity earnings, web”, as these bills are a direct value pushed by mortgage origination quantity. In contrast, curiosity and amortization expense on non-funding debt is a operate of our capital construction and is due to this fact excluded from Adjusted EBITDA. Any non-GAAP earnings margin is calculated by utilizing the non-GAAP metric in query (comparable to Adjusted EBITDA) because the numerator and Adjusted Income because the denominator.

In first quarter of 2021, we revised our definition of Adjusted Web earnings and Adjusted EBITDA to exclude a litigation accrual that doesn’t immediately have an effect on what we take into account to be our core working efficiency. Excluding this value didn’t impression Adjusted Web earnings or Adjusted EBITDA for the comparative durations offered. Within the third quarter of 2021, we revised our definition of Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web earnings and Adjusted EBITDA to exclude the results of contractual prepayment safety related to gross sales of MSRs as this doesn’t immediately have an effect on what we take into account to be our core working efficiency. Excluding these prices impacted Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web earnings, Adjusted Diluted EPS and Adjusted EBITDA for the comparative durations offered. Within the fourth quarter of 2021, we revised our definition of Adjusted Web earnings to exclude loss on extinguishment of Senior Notes and alter in tax receivable settlement as these don’t immediately have an effect on what we take into account to be our core working efficiency. Excluding these prices impacted Adjusted Web earnings for the comparative durations offered. Now and again sooner or later, we might exclude different gadgets if we imagine that doing so is in keeping with the aim of offering helpful data to traders.

We imagine that the presentation of our non-GAAP monetary measures present helpful data to traders concerning our outcomes of operations as a result of every measure assists each traders and administration in analyzing and benchmarking the efficiency and worth of our enterprise. Our non-GAAP measures present indicators of efficiency that aren’t affected by fluctuations in sure prices or different gadgets. Accordingly, administration believes that these measurements are helpful for evaluating normal working efficiency from interval to interval, and administration depends on these measures for planning and forecasting of future durations. Moreover, these measures enable administration to match our outcomes with these of different corporations which have completely different financing and capital constructions. Nonetheless, different corporations might outline Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue, Adjusted Diluted EPS, and Adjusted EBITDA otherwise, and consequently, our non-GAAP monetary measures might not be immediately corresponding to these of different corporations.

Though we use our non-GAAP monetary measures to evaluate the efficiency of our enterprise, such use is restricted as a result of they don’t embody sure materials prices essential to function our enterprise. Moreover, our definitions of our non-GAAP monetary measures permits us so as to add again sure non-cash expenses and deduct sure positive factors which can be included in calculating essentially the most comparable figures calculated underneath GAAP. Nonetheless, these bills and positive factors fluctuate tremendously, and are troublesome to foretell. They will symbolize the impact of long-term methods versus short-term outcomes. Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue, Adjusted Earnings per Share, and Adjusted EBITDA needs to be thought of along with, and never as an alternative choice to, complete revenues, web earnings attributable to Rocket Firms, web earnings (loss), and Earnings per share in accordance with U.S. GAAP as measures of efficiency. Our presentation of non-GAAP monetary measures shouldn’t be construed as a sign that our future outcomes can be unaffected by uncommon or nonrecurring gadgets.

Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue, and Adjusted EBITDA have limitations as analytical instruments, and you shouldn’t take into account them in isolation or as an alternative choice to evaluation of our outcomes as reported underneath U.S. GAAP. A few of these limitations are: (a) they don’t replicate each money expenditure, future necessities for capital expenditures or contractual commitments; (b) Adjusted EBITDA doesn’t replicate the numerous curiosity expense or the money necessities essential to service curiosity or principal cost on our debt; (c) though depreciation and amortization are non-cash expenses, the belongings being depreciated and amortized will usually have to get replaced or require enhancements sooner or later, and Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA don’t replicate any money requirement for such replacements or enhancements; and (d) they aren’t adjusted for all non-cash earnings or expense gadgets which can be mirrored in our statements of money flows.

Due to these limitations, Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue, and Adjusted EBITDA will not be supposed as alternate options to complete income, web earnings attributable to Rocket Firms or web earnings (loss) as an indicator of our working efficiency and shouldn’t be thought of as measures of discretionary money accessible to us to spend money on the expansion of our enterprise or as measures of money that can be accessible to us to fulfill our obligations. We compensate for these limitations by utilizing Adjusted Income, Adjusted Web Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA together with different comparative instruments, along with U.S. GAAP measurements, to help within the analysis of working efficiency.

Ahead Wanting Statements

A few of the statements contained on this doc are forward-looking statements inside the that means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Change Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are usually recognized by means of phrases comparable to “anticipate,” “imagine,” “may,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “challenge,” “ought to,” “goal,” “will,” “would” and, in every case, their destructive or different numerous or comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements replicate our views with respect to future occasions as of the date of this doc and are primarily based on our administration’s present expectations, estimates, forecasts, projections, assumptions, beliefs and data. Though administration believes that the expectations mirrored in these forward-looking statements are affordable, it may give no assurance that these expectations will show to have been right. All such forward-looking statements are topic to dangers and uncertainties, lots of that are exterior of our management, and will trigger future occasions or outcomes to be materially completely different from these said or implied on this doc. It isn’t attainable to foretell or establish all such dangers. These dangers embody, however will not be restricted to, the chance components which can be described underneath the part titled “Threat Elements” in our Annual Report on Kind 10-Ok, Present Experiences on Kind 8-Ok, and different filings with the Securities and Change Fee. These components shouldn’t be construed as exhaustive and needs to be learn along side the opposite cautionary statements which can be included on this doc and in our SEC filings. We expressly disclaim any obligation to publicly replace or evaluation any forward-looking statements, whether or not on account of new data, future developments or in any other case, besides as required by relevant regulation.

About Rocket Firms

Rocket Firms is a Detroit-based FinTech platform firm consisting of private finance and shopper know-how manufacturers together with Rocket Mortgage, Rocket Properties, Amrock, Rocket Auto, Rocket Loans, Truebill, Lendesk, Edison Monetary, Core Digital Media, Rocket Central and Rock Connections.

Since 1985, Rocket Firms has been obsessive about serving to its purchasers obtain the American dream of house possession and monetary freedom. The Firm provides industry-leading consumer experiences powered by its easy, quick and trusted digital options. Rocket Firms has roughly 26,000 staff members throughout the USA and Canada. Rocket Firms ranked #5 on Fortune’s listing of the “100 Greatest Firms to Work For” in 2021 and has positioned within the prime third of the listing for 18 consecutive years. For extra data, please go to our Company Web site or Investor Relations Web site.

1 “GAAP” stands for Usually Accepted Accounting Ideas within the U.S. On August 6, 2020, Rocket Firms’ inventory started buying and selling on the NYSE and it didn’t have any shares excellent or calculations of earnings per share for any durations previous to this date. Below GAAP, the essential and diluted earnings per share calculations for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2020, embody solely the interval from August 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Please see the sections of this doc titled “Non-GAAP Monetary Measures” and “GAAP to non-GAAP Reconciliations” for extra data on the Firm’s non-GAAP measures and its share rely. Sure figures within the tables all through this doc might not foot on account of rounding.

2 Gross merchandise worth contains the gross sales value of autos offered plus vehicle-related product gross sales that had been generated throughout the interval.

3 We measure the efficiency of the Direct to Shopper and Companion Community segments totally on a contribution margin foundation. Contribution margin is meant to measure the direct profitability of every phase and is calculated as Adjusted Income much less immediately attributable bills. Instantly attributable bills embody salaries, commissions and staff member advantages, normal and administrative bills, and different bills, comparable to direct servicing prices and origination prices. A mortgage is taken into account “offered” when it’s offered to traders on the secondary market. We beforehand referred to “offered” loans as “funded” loans. See “Abstract Section Outcomes” part later on this doc and the footnote on “Segments” within the “Notes to Consolidated Monetary Statements” within the Firm’s forthcoming submitting on Kind 10-Ok for extra data.

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