KAPALUA RESORT, Hawaii, Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. (NYSE:MLP) reported net income of $6.8 million, or $0.36 per share, for 2015. This compares to net income of $17.6 million, or $0.94 per share, for 2014. The Company reported revenues of $22.8 million and $33.3 million for 2015 and 2014, respectively.
For the fourth quarter of 2015, the Company recognized a net loss of $0.9 million or $(0.05) per share. For the fourth quarter of 2014, the Company recognized net income of $18.8 million or $1.00 per share. Operating revenues totaled $2.7 million and $23.0 million during the fourth quarters of 2015 and 2014, respectively.
In September 2015, the Company sold the 25-acre Kapalua Golf Academy parcel and related facilities for $12.0 million. The sale resulted in a gain of approximately $10.2 million.
In October 2014, the Company sold an unimproved 244-acre parcel of former agricultural land located in West Maui, commonly known as Lipoa Point, to the State of Hawaii for $19.8 million. The sale resulted in a gain of approximately $19.3 million with the proceeds from the sale designated for the benefit of the Company’s pension plans.
In May 2014, the Company sold a 4-acre parcel and building that serves as the maintenance facility for the Kapalua Plantation Golf Course for $2.3 million. The sale resulted in a gain of $1.5 million.
“We are very pleased with the substantial progress the Company has made over the past several years as we continue to focus on strengthening and growing our business,” stated Warren H. Haruki, Chairman and CEO. “Our team remains committed to being good stewards of the lands we’ve been entrusted for the benefit of our stakeholders and future Maui generations.”
Additional information with respect to Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. and our 2015 operating results will be available on our Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our website www.mauiland.com.
About Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.
Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. develops, sells, and manages residential, resort, agricultural, commercial, and industrial real estate. The Company owns approximately 23,000 acres of land on Maui and manages agricultural, commercial and industrial properties; utilities; and a nature preserve at the Kapalua Resort.
|MAUI LAND & PINEAPPLE COMPANY, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES|
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS|
|AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME|
|Years Ended December 31,|
|(in thousands except per|
|Resort amenities and other||1,404||1,246|
|Total Operating Revenues||22,786||33,264|
|OPERATING COSTS AND EXPENSES|
|Cost of sales||1,759||1,294|
|Resort amenities and other||925||900|
|General and administrative||2,131||1,974|
|Pension and other post-retirement expenses||295||391|
|Total Operating Costs and Expenses||13,454||13,359|
|Pension, net of income taxes of $0||(3,093||)||(5,882||)|
|NET INCOME PER COMMON SHARE|
|--BASIC AND DILUTED||$||0.36||$||0.94|
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Source:Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.