ELMSFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the Condensed Balance Sheets, the Cash and cash equivalents for May 31, 2013 should read: $26,525 (sted $6,525).
The corrected release reads:
FRMO CORP. ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2013
Extends invitation to attend Annual Meeting in NYC August 27
FRMO Corp. (FRMO-OTC-PINK) has issued its audited Annual Report for its fiscal year ended May 31, 2013.
FRMO’s net income was $10.3 million (26 cents per share pre and post full dilution) for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2013. This amount represents a 215% increase over the 2012 net income figure of $3.27 million that is largely attributable to the realized gain described below on the exchange of its product-specific revenue interests in certain products managed by Horizon Kinetics LLC (“Horizon Kinetics”).
For the years ended May 31, 2013 and 2012, revenues from the product-specific revenue interests were approximately $2,418,000 and $2,211,000, respectively. As of May 31, 2013, FRMO will receive a single revenue interest (the “Revenue Interest”) equal to 4.199% of the gross revenues of Horizon Kinetics. On May 31, 2013, the 4.199% Revenue Interest had a fair value of $10.2 million. As a result of this transaction, the Company realized a gain of approximately $10.1 million, which is equal to the fair value of the 4.199% Revenue Interest at the close of business on May 31, 2013 over the cost basis of the revenue interests in the Horizon Kinetics related products transferred to Horizon Kinetics on that date.
Tangible book value advanced for the thirteenth consecutive year (since inception) to a record $83.37 million ($1.93 per share) in 2013 vs. $54.26 ($1.39 per share) in 2012. Current assets, comprised primarily of cash and equivalents and investments available for sale, amounted to $74.84 million. Total liabilities amounted to $12.65 million, the majority being current and non-current deferred taxes. The increase in total liabilities from the 2012 level of $5.05 million is mainly due to the increase in current and non-current deferred tax on the approximately $10.057 million gain from the Revenue Interest transaction.
Further detail is available in the audited report of the Company’s Consolidated Financial Statements for the Year Ended May 31, 2013, and for contextual content in particular, the 2013 Letter to Shareholders from Murray Stahl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. These, as well as the Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, have been filed on the OTC Markets Group’s Disclosure and News Services (DNS), which may be accessed at www.otcmarkets.com/stock/FRMO/filings. These documents, as well as research referred to in the Shareholder Letter, are also available on the FRMO web site, www.frmocorp.com.
Other Matters – Annual Meeting Invitation
The Chairman, President, and Board of Directors of FRMO Corp. cordially invite you to attend its Annual Meeting at which they will review the Fiscal 2013 financial results and the outlook for the future. They will be available to answer questions and look forward to meeting you. The Annual Meeting will be held on:
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 3PM
The Harvard Club
35 West 44th Street
New York, NY
|Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets|
|May 31,||May 31,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||
|Investments, available for sale, at fair value||47,306||38,174|
|Total Current Assets||74,843||58,891|
|Investment in unconsolidated limited liability company||10,974||202|
|Participation in Horizon Kinetics revenue stream||10,200||-|
|Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity|
|Deferred Tax Liability - non-current||$||5,852||$||246|
|Redeemable preferred stock||50||50|
|Other current liabilities||2,510||1,845|
|Total Current Liabilities||8,412||2,141|
|Deferred Tax Liability - non-current||4,238||2,909|
|Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity||$||96,017||$||59,310|
|Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income|
|(amounts in thousands, except share data)|
|May 31,||May 31,|
|Consultancy and advisory fees||$||2,418||$||2,325|
|Income from investment partnerships|
|and limited liability companies||2,741||1,322|
|Gain on exchange of product specific revenue interests||10,057||-|
|Gain on transfer of revenue interest||511||-|
|Income from Operations||16,800||4,600|
|Provision for Income Taxes||6,480||1,332|
|Basic and Diluted Earnings per Common Share||$||0.26||$||0.08|
|Weighted Average Common Shares Outstanding|
About FRMO Corp.
FRMO Corp. invests in and receives revenues based upon consulting and advisory fee interests in the asset management sector.
FRMO has 43,255,972 shares of common stock outstanding.
For more information, visit our Web site at www frmocorp.com.
Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 – With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Words like “believe,” “expect” and “anticipate” mean that these are our best estimates as of this writing, but that there can be no assurances that expected or anticipated results or events will actually take place, so our actual future results could differ significantly from those statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: our ability to maintain our competitive advantages, the general economics of the financial industry, our ability to finance growth, our ability to identify and close acquisitions on terms favorable to the Company, and a sustainable market.