This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

IFMI Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

Stocks in this article: IFMI

Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: IFMI), an investment firm specializing in credit-related fixed income investments, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012.

Adjusted operating income was $2.8 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2012, compared to adjusted operating loss of $4.1 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2012, and adjusted operating income of $3.0 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, for the three months ended June 30, 2011. Adjusted operating loss was $1.3 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2012, compared to adjusted operating income of $7.2 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2011. Adjusted operating income (loss) is not a measure recognized under generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”). See Note 1 on page 3.

“During the second quarter, we saw improvement in our operating results,” said Daniel G. Cohen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IFMI. “The cost cutting measures we implemented during the second half of 2011 have had a real impact on our results, as our non-compensation operating costs were at their lowest level in almost three years. While some general market weakness persists, our net trading revenue increased 13% from the first quarter of 2012, and 23% from the second quarter of 2011. We are encouraged by this positive momentum and will continue to work to increase value for our shareholders.”

Revenue was $25.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012, compared to revenue of $18.8 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012, and revenue of $23.5 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011. The increase in revenue in the second quarter of 2012, as compared to the first quarter of 2012, was primarily the result of a $5.2 million unrealized mark-to-market loss on the Company’s Star Asia investment in the first quarter of 2012, as well as an increase in net trading revenue of $2.3 million. The second quarter 2012 year-over-year increase in revenue was primarily the result of an increase in net trading revenue of $3.7 million, which was partially offset by decreases of $0.9 million in new issue and advisory revenue, $0.6 million in asset management revenue, and $0.5 million in principal transactions and other revenue.

1 of 4

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,672.60 -141.38 -0.79%
S&P 500 2,051.82 -11.33 -0.55%
NASDAQ 4,757.8790 +7.4820 0.16%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs