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Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOAN)

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. announced today that total revenues for the three month period ended September 30, 2015 were approximately $1,032,000 compared to approximately $766,000 for the three month period ended September 30, 2014, an increase of $266,000, or 34.7%. The increase in revenue represents an increase in lending operations. For the three month periods ended September 30, 2015 and 2014, approximately $871,000 and $632,000, respectively, of our revenues were attributable to interest income on the secured commercial loans that we offer to small businesses, and approximately $160,000 and $134,000, respectively, of our revenues were attributable to origination fees on such loans.

Net income for the three month period ended September 30, 2015 was approximately $639,000 or $0.09 per share, versus net income of approximately $429,000 or $0.08 per for the three month period ended September 30, 2014, an increase of $210,000 or 49.0%. This increase in net income was mainly due to an increase in operating income as a result of increased lending activity.

Total revenues for the nine month period ended September 30, 2015 were approximately $2,855,000 compared to approximately $2,005,000 for the nine month period ended September 30, 2014, an increase of $850,000, or 42.4%. The increase in revenue represents an increase in lending operations. For the nine month periods ended September 30, 2015 and 2014, revenues of approximately $2,392,000 and $1,657,000, respectively, were attributable to interest income on the secured commercial loans that we offer to small businesses, and approximately $463,000 and $348,000, respectively, were attributable to origination fees on such loans.

Net income for the nine month period ended September 30, 2015 was approximately $1,645,000 or $0.25 per basic and diluted share, versus net income of approximately $1,058,000 or $0.23 per basic share and $0.22 per diluted share for the same period in 2014, an increase of $587,000 or 55.5%. This increase in net income was mainly due to an increase in operating income as a result of increased lending activity.

As of September 30, 2015 total shareholders' equity was approximately $18,241,000 compared to approximately $18,184,000 as of June 30, 2015 and approximately 13,866,000 as of December 31, 2014.

We currently satisfy all of the requirements to be taxed as a REIT and elected to be taxed as a REIT commencing with our taxable year ended December 31, 2014. As a REIT, we are required to distribute at least 90% of our taxable income to our shareholders on an annual basis.

Assaf Ran, Chairman of the Board and CEO stated, “During the third quarter we have managed to responsibly continue our constant growth in accordance with our expectations. The numbers speak for themselves, as our plan works. The goal is to continue underwriting good loans to good borrowers while maintaining a safe equity to leverage ratio," added Mr. Ran.

About Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.
Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. offers short-term secured, non–banking loans (sometimes referred to as ‘‘hard money’’ loans) to real estate investors to fund their acquisition, renovation, rehabilitation or improvement of properties located in the New York metropolitan area. We operate the web site: http://www.manhattanbridgecapital.com

This report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). Forward-looking statements are typically identified by the words “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate” and similar expressions. Those statements appear in a number of places in this report and include statements regarding our intent, belief or current expectations or those of our directors or officers with respect to, among other things, trends affecting our financial condition and results of operations and our business and growth strategies. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those projected, expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors (such factors are referred to herein as “Cautionary Statements”), including but not limited to the following: (i)we may not qualify as a REIT; (ii) we have no operating history as a REIT;(iii) our loan origination activities, revenues and profits are limited by available funds (iv)we operate in a highly competitive market and competition may limit our ability to originate loans with favorable interest rates; (v) our chief executive officer is critical to our business and our future success may depend on our ability to retain him; (vi) if we overestimate the yields on our loans or incorrectly value the collateral securing the loan, we may experience losses; (vii) we may be subject to “lender liability” claims; (viii) our loan portfolio is illiquid; (ix) our due diligence may not uncover all of a borrower’s liabilities or other risks to its business; (x) borrower concentration could lead to significant losses; (xi) our management has no experience managing a REIT; and (xii) we may choose to make distributions in our own stock, in which case you may be required to pay income taxes in excess of the cash dividends you receive. The accompanying information contained in this report, including the information set forth under “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations”, identifies important factors that could cause such differences. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this report, and we caution potential investors not to place undue reliance on such statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the Cautionary Statements.

MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARY
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

September 30, 2015
December 31, 2014
Assets(unaudited)(audited)
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents$
61,144 $ 47,676
Short term loans receivable 15,633,990 19,138,426
Interest receivable on loans 322,582 213,766
Other current assets 54,370 26,995
Total current assets 16,072,086 19,426,863
Long term loans receivable 13,510,050 4,894,050
Property and equipment, net 17,636 19,088
Security deposit 6,816 6,816
Investment in privately held company 50,000 65,000
Deferred financing costs 116,399 32,500
Total assets$ 29,772,987 $24,444,317
Liabilities and Stockholders Equity
Current liabilities:
Short term loans$ 1,095,620 $ 2,469,465
Line of credit 10,098,083 7,700,000
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 89,591 163,622
Deferred origination fees 249,135 244,776
Total liabilities, all current 11,532,429 10,577,863
Commitments and contingencies
Stockholders’ equity:
Preferred shares - $.01 par value; 5,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued --- ---
Common shares - $.001 par value; 25,000,000 authorized; 7,401,489 and 6,260,689 issued; 7,224,489 and 6,083,689 outstanding 7,401 6,260
Additional paid-in capital 18,395,326 14,116,183
Treasury stock, at cost – 177,000 (369,335) (369,335)
Retained earnings 207,166 113,346
Total stockholders’ equity 18,240,558 13,866,454
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity$29,772,987 $ 24,444,317


MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARY
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(unaudited)
Three Months
Ended
September 30,
Nine Months
Ended
September 30,
2015 2014 2015 2014
Interest income from loans$ 871,250 $ 631,640 $2,392,329 $1,657,076
Origination fees 160,456 134,080 463,092 347,637
Total Revenue 1,031,706 765,720 2,855,421 2,004,713
Operating costs and expenses:
Interest and amortization of debt service costs 159,875 144,392 493,652 383,721
Referral fees 948 665 3,260 1,049
General and administrative expenses 229,873 202,822 696,464 554,631
Total operating costs and expenses 390,696 347,879 1,193,376 939,401
Income from operations 641,010 417,841 1,662,045 1,065,312
Other income --- 6,887 --- 20,661
Loss on write-down of investment in privately held company --- --- (15,000) ---
Income before income tax (expense) benefit 641,010 424,728 1,647,045 1,085,973
Income tax (expense) benefit (2,005) 4,291 (2,005) (27,709)
Net Income$ 639,005 $ 429,019 $ 1,645,040 $ 1,058,264
Basic and diluted net income per common share outstanding:
--Basic$ 0.09 $ 0.08 $ 0.25 $ 0.23
--Diluted$ 0.09 $ 0.08 $ 0.25 $ 0.22
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding
--Basic 7,223,043 5,487,494 6,597,987 4,680,340
--Diluted 7,263,017 5,526,798 6,637,755 4,727,966


MANHATTAN BRIDGE CAPITAL, INC. AND SUBSIDIARY
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(unaudited)
Nine Months
Ended September 30,
2015 2014
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net Income $ 1,645,040 $ 1,058,264
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities -
Amortization of deferred financing costs 27,501 ---
Depreciation 4,926 ---
Non cash compensation expense 10,248 17,799
Loss on write-down of investment in privately held company 15,000 ---
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Interest receivable on loans (108,815) (21,850)
Other current and non current assets (27,377) (33,357)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses (74,031) (14,409)
Deferred origination fees 4,360 149,550
Income taxes payable --- (373,219)
Net cash provided by operating activities 1,496,852 782,778
Cash flows from investing activities:
Issuance of short term loans (15,346,500) (18,827,000)
Collections received from loans 10,234,936 10,518,616
Purchase of fixed assets (3,474) ---
Net cash used in investing activities (5,115,038) (8,308,384)
Cash flows from financing activities:
Proceeds from loans and line of credit, net 1,024,238 2,650,000
Proceeds from public offering, net 4,237,199 4,288,765
Deferred financing costs (111,400) ---
Proceeds from exercise of stock options and warrants 32,838 55,230
Dividends paid (1,551,221) (429,329)
Net cash provided by financing activities 3,631,654 6,564,666
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 13,468 (960,940)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 47,676 1,021,023
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 61,144 $ 60,083
Supplemental Cash Flow Information:
Taxes paid during the period $ 29 $ 415,928
Interest paid during the period $ 423,650 $ 383,721

Contact: Assaf Ran, CEO Vanessa Kao, CFO (516) 444-3400

Source:Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.