CPS Announces Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings

  • Pretax income of $11.5 million
  • Net income of $6.5 million, or $0.21 per diluted share
  • New contract purchases of $173 million
  • Total managed portfolio increases to $1.231 billion from $1.167 billion at September 30, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPSS) ("CPS" or the "Company") today announced earnings of $6.5 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. This compares to net income of $64.8 million, or $2.20 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. The 2012 period includes an income tax benefit of $60.2 million, or $2.04 per diluted share, related to the reversal of a valuation allowance against the Company's deferred tax asset net of current period income tax expense. Earnings for 2013 were $21.0 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, as compared to earnings of $69.4 million, or $2.72 per diluted share, for 2012. The 2012 period includes an income tax benefit of $60.2 million, or $2.36 per diluted share, related to the reversal of a valuation allowance against the Company's deferred tax asset net of current period income tax expense.

Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $66.6 million, an increase of $16.0 million, or 32%, compared to $50.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. Total operating expenses for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $55.1 million, an increase of $9.1 million, or 20%, compared to $46.0 million for the 2012 period. Pretax income for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $11.5 million compared to pretax income of $4.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, an increase of 150%. 

For the year ended December 31, 2013 total revenues were $255.8 million compared to $187.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2012, an increase of approximately $68.6 million, or 37%. Total expenses for the year ended December 31, 2013 were $218.6 million, an increase of $40.6 million, or 23%, compared to $178.0 million for the year ended December 31, 2012. Pretax income for the year ended December 31, 2013 was $37.2 million, compared to $9.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2012.

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