Halmont Properties Corporation First Quarter Results

TORONTO, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HALMONT PROPERTIES CORPORATION (TSX-V: HMT) announced today that net income to common shareholders for the three months ended March 31, 2021 was $ 622,000 as compared to net income of $ 770,000 for the three months ended March 31, 2020.

    Three months ended
(in millions) March 31, 2021     March 31, 2020  
Revenue   $  2,153     $  2,735  
Net income – total   935     1,117  
  – for common shareholders   622     770  
Net income per share for common shareholders   0.34 ¢   0.65 ¢

The decrease in the Company’s earnings compared to the same period in 2020 is due principally to the impact of COVID-19 on our commercial office property portfolio. Our other business operations have performed well, and we are working to mitigate issues related to our commercial properties.

The book value of each common share increased to 0.61¢ at March 31, 2021 compared to 0.58¢ at March 31, 2020. Halmont revalues its principal assets each year in accordance with IFRS accounting principles, considering available market information and the relevant terms of its joint-venture and partnership agreements. As a result, the common share book value approximates their realizable values.

Halmont Properties Corporation invests directly in real estate and securities of companies holding property, energy, and infrastructure.

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements including management’s assessment of the Company’s future plans and operations based on current views and expectations. All statements other than statements of historic facts are forward looking statements. These statements containsubstantialknownandunknownrisksanduncertainties,someofwhicharebeyondtheCompany’scontrol.TheCompany’sactualresults, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Readers should not placeunduerelianceontheseforward-lookingstatementswhichrepresentestimatesandassumptionsonlyasofthedateonwhichsuchstatements are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise or update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events orotherwise.

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Heather M. Fitzpatrick