FREDERIKSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands, July 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altisource Residential Corporation (Residential or the Company) (NYSE:RESI) announced today financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2013. Net income for the second quarter of 2013 totaled $5.2 million or $0.26 per share based on a weighted average of 20.3 million shares outstanding. Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2013 totaled $4.2 million or $0.29 per share based on a weighted average of 14.5 million shares outstanding. Second quarter business performance highlights:
- On April 5, 2013, we completed an acquisition of a portfolio of non-performing residential mortgage loans (NPLs) having an unpaid principal balance, or UPB, of $172.1 million.
- On May 1, 2013, we completed a follow-on equity offering of 17,250,000 shares at $18.75 per share from which we received net proceeds of $309.5 million.
- In addition, during the quarter we agreed to acquire two NPL portfolios with $470 million in UPB. These recent transactions are expected to close in July 2013.
- Net investment gains for the quarter totaled $8.9 million.