Rushmore Financial Group, Inc. Announces Estimated 4th Quarter and Year-End 2001 Results.Business Editors
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2002
Increased Revenues, Improved Operating Results, RushTrade(TM)
Technology and Products Developed
Rushmore Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFGI) today reported its unaudited operating results for the three and twelve months ending December 31, 2001.
Rushmore Financial Group made steady improvement in 2001 operating results quarter to quarter with reductions in operating losses operating loss
The excess of operating expenses over revenue. As with operating income, operating losses exclude revenues and expenses from operations that are not considered a regular part of the business. Also called deficit. Compare operating income. from $800,000 in the first quarter, to $534,000 in the second quarter, to $563,000 in the third quarter to an operating loss of approximately $200,000 in the fourth quarter. The improvements have come from aggressive cost reduction programs initiated in the second and third quarters, with the planned reduction in software and technology development costs as RushTrade neared various stages of completion.
For the three months ending December 31, 2001 revenue increased to $1.7 million, more than a 100% increase over the same period last year. The Company incurred a net loss of approximately $200,000 versus a loss of $557,000 in the prior-year period.
For the twelve months ending December 31, 2001 revenue increased to $7.7 million up from $4.3 million for the prior-year period. The Company incurred a net loss of approximately $5,130,000 in 2001, including a one-time loss from discontinued operations Discontinued operations
Divisions of a business that have been sold or written off and that no longer are maintained by the business. of $2,990,000. The loss for 2000 was $1.1 million, including a one-time gain of $770,000 on the sale of software. Excluding these one-time items, the loss for 2001 was $2.1 million versus a loss of $1.9 million in 2000.
"We are gratified grat·i·fy
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2. with the overall increase in sales and development of our new product during 2001. The year was a tough one in our country and in our industry. The Company's liquidity position declined as a result of the net losses, and we believe our reduction in General & Administrative expenses and the results of on-going equity financing Equity Financing
The act of raising money for company activities by selling common or preferred stock to individual or institutional investors. In return for the money paid, shareholders receive ownership interests in the corporation. transactions will provide the liquidity we need going into 2002," stated D. M. (Rusty) Moore, Jr., CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Rushmore Financial Group, Inc.
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"RushTrade believes that it is positioned to become a low cost provider of real-time Level II quotes, news and data delivery with a customer commission cost structure that compares very favorably to our competitors. With the introduction of RushTrade Direct Pro and its favorable fit into the marketplace, Rushmore Financial Group expects to see an increase in revenue during the coming months. That, along with controlling operating expenses Operating expenses
The amount paid for asset maintenance or the cost of doing business, excluding depreciation. Earnings are distributed after operating expenses are deducted. , should result in increased income. This is what we have been preparing the company for over the past two years. We have made the investment necessary to deliver a superior competitive product and I believe now we are positioned to reap the rewards, " stated D. M. (Rusty) Moore, Jr., CEO of Rushmore Financial Group, Inc.
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