|Six months ended March 31|
|Unrealized gains on investments (net of taxes)||16,840,000||6,692,000|
At March 31, 2011, the Company held marketable securities valued at $97,686,000, including unrealized gains of $52,520,000. It accrued a liability of $20,920,000 for income taxes due only upon the sales of the appreciated securities. The marketable securities consist of common stocks of three Fortune 200 companies and two foreign companies and certain bonds of a sixth, and most of the unrealized gains were in the common stocks.Consolidated net income was $3,750,000 and $4,026,000 for the six months ended March 31, 2012 and 2011, respectively. Net income per share decreased to $2.72 from $2.92.
|Six months ended March 31, 2012|
|Pretax income (loss)||6,333,000||(973,000||)||5,360,000|
|Income tax benefit (expense)||(2,235,000||)||625,000||(1,610,000||)|
|Net income (loss)||4,098,000||(348,000||)||3,750,000|
|Six months ended March 31, 2011|
|Pretax income (loss)||6,908,000||(612,000||)||6,296,000|
|Income tax benefit (expense)||(2,490,000||)||220,000||(2,270,000||)|
|Net income (loss)||4,418,000||(392,000||)||4,026,000|
Daily Journal Corporation’s Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2012 is expected to be filed electronically with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. We invite your attention to the Form 10-Q which contains our consolidated financial statements, management’s discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations and other information.This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Certain statements contained in this press release are “forward-looking” statements that involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future events or results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Words such as “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “should,” “believes,” “will,” “plans,” “estimates,” “may,” variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. We disclaim any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments, or otherwise. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. 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 documents we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Form 10-Q we expect to file today and our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011.