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Fang Announces Second Quarter and First Half Year 2020 Unaudited Financial Results

2020-08-14 17:53 5233

BEIJING, Aug. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) ("Fang" or "we"), a leading real estate Internet portal in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter and the first half year ended June 30, 2020.

Second Quarter 2020 Highlights

  • Total revenues were $66.8 million, a decrease of 1.5% from $67.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Operating income from continuing operations was $6.4 million, a decrease of 78.7% from $30.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Net income was $21.5 million, an increase of 321.6% from $5.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

First Half 2020 Highlights

  • Total revenues were $103.0 million, which remained relatively stable with $102.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Operating income from continuing operations was $6.9 million, a decrease of 62.3% from $18.3 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Net loss was $19.4 million, compared to net income of $18.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

"During the COVID-19 global pandemic, Fang remained solid financially in the first half of 2020," commented Mr. Jian Liu, CEO of Fang. "For the coming quarters we will continue our focus on new initiatives such as live broadcastings, online exhibitions and VR livestreams to better serve our customers."

Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Revenues

Fang reported total revenues of $66.8 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 1.5% from $67.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in revenues from listing services.  

  • Revenue from marketing services was $32.1 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 1.2% from $32.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Revenue from listing services was $14.2 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 26.0% from $19.2 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in the number of paying customers.
  • Revenue from leads generation services was $17.3 million in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 60.2% from $10.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to an increased acceptance and popularity of our leads generation services.
  • Revenue from financial services was $1.6 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 44.8% from $2.9 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in average loan receivable balance.

Cost of Revenue

Cost of revenue was $3.6 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 56.3% from $8.3 million in the corresponding period of 2019, primarily due to the decline in sales and the optimization in cost structure.

Operating Expenses

Operating expenses were $56.2 million in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 81.3% from $31.0 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in staff related costs.

  • Selling expenses were $14.9 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 7.5% from $16.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in staff related costs.
  • General and administrative expenses were $41.3 million in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 177.2% from $14.9 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in staff related costs.

Operating Income from Continuing Operations

Operating income from continuing operations was $6.4 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 78.7% from $30.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in operating expenses.

Change in Fair Value of Securities

Change in fair value of securities for the second quarter of 2020 was a loss of $0.7 million, compared to a loss of $48.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the fluctuation in market price of investments in equity securities.

Income Tax Benefits

Income tax benefits were $16.7 million in the second quarter of 2020, a decrease of 17.2% compared to income tax benefits of $20.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019, primarily due to the effect of change in fair value of equity securities.

Net Income

Net income was $21.5 million in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 321.5% from $5.1 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

First half year 2020 Financial Results

Revenues

Fang reported total revenues of $103.0 million in the first half year of 2020, which remained relatively stable with $102.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.   

  • Revenue from marketing services was $47.2 million in the first half of 2020, an increase of 3.3% from $45.7 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the growth of company's new initiative such as live broadcastings., etc.
  • Revenue from listing services was $24.4 million in the first half of 2020, a decrease of 22.3% from $31.4 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in the number of paying customers.
  • Revenue from leads generation services was $24.8 million in the first half of 2020, an increase of 67.6% from $14.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.
  • Revenue from financial services was $3.3 million in the first half of 2020, a decrease of 48.4% from $6.4 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in average loan receivable balance.

Cost of Revenue

Cost of revenue was $9.0 million in the first half year of 2020, a decrease of 46.1% from $16.7 million in the corresponding period of 2019, primarily due to cost savings from optimizing Fang's core business.

Operating Expenses

Operating expenses were $88.3 million in the first half year of 2020, an increase of 26.5% from $69.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in staff related costs.

  • Selling expenses were $28.5 million in the first half year of 2020, a decrease of 12.3% from $32.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the decrease in staff related costs.
  • General and administrative expenses were $59.8 million in the first half year of 2020, an increase of 60.3% from $37.3 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in staff related costs.

Operating Income from Continuing Operations

Operating income from continuing operations was $6.9 million in the first half year of 2020, a decrease of 62.3% from $18.3 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the increase in operating expenses.

Change in Fair Value of Securities

Change in fair value of securities for the first half year of 2020 was a loss of $43.3 million, compared to a loss of $16.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019, mainly due to the fluctuation in market price of investments in equity securities.

Income Tax Benefits

Income tax benefits were $19.5 million in the first half year of 2020, an increase of 116.7% from $9.0 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

Net Income (Loss)

Net loss was $19.4 million in the first half year of 2020, compared to a net income of $18.5 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

Business Outlook

Based on current operations and market conditions, Fang's management predicts a positive net income for the year of 2020, which represents management's current and preliminary view and is subject to change.

Conference Call Information

Fang's management team will host a conference call on the same day at 8:00 AM U.S. EST (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time). The dial-in details for the live conference call are:

International Toll:

+65 67135600

Toll-Free/Local Toll:

 

United States

+1 877-440-9253 / +1 631-460-7472

Hong Kong

+852 800-906-603 / +852 3018-6773

Mainland China

+86 800-870-0075 / +86 400-120-0948

Direct Event Passcode

1383200#

Please register in advance of the conference using the link provided below. Upon registering, you will be provided with participant dial-in numbers, Direct Event passcode (1578624#) and unique registrant ID. Get prompted 10 min prior to the start of the conference. Enter the Direct Event Passcode above (1578624#), and your unique Registrant ID, followed by the pound or hash (#) sign to get into the call.

Direct Event online registration: http://apac.directeventreg.com/registration/event/6379533  

A telephone replay of the call will be available after the conclusion of the conference call from 11:00 AM ET on August 14, 2020 through 9:59 AM ET August 22, 2020. The dial-in details for the telephone replay are:

International Toll:

+61 2-8199-0299

Toll-Free/Local Toll:

 

United States

+1 855-452-5696 / +1 646-254-3697

Hong Kong

+852 800-963-117 / +852 3051-2780

Mainland China

+86 400-602-2065 / +86 800-870-0206

Conference ID:

3548478

A live and archived webcast of the conference call will be available on Fang's website at http://ir.fang.com.

About Fang

Fang operates a leading real estate Internet portal in China in terms of the number of page views and visitors to its websites. Through its websites, Fang provides primarily marketing, listing, leads generation and financial services for China's fast-growing real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors. Its user-friendly websites support active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and other value-added services for, the real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors in China. Fang currently maintains approximately 74 offices to focus on local market needs and its website and database contains real estate related content covering 665 cities in China. For more information about Fang, please visit http://ir.fang.com.

Safe Harbor Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "is expected to," "anticipates," "aim," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "are likely to," "estimates," "may," "should" and similar expressions, and include, without limitation, statements regarding Fang's future financial performance, revenue guidance, growth and growth rates, market position and continued business transformation. Such statements are based upon management's current expectations and current market and operating conditions, and relate to events that involve known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond Fang's control, which may cause its actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the impact of Fang's business development strategies, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact of current and future government policies affecting China's real estate market. Further information regarding these and other risks, uncertainties or factors is included in Fang's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fang does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under law.


Fang Holdings Limited

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets[i]

(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except share data and per share data)

 

ASSETS

June 30,

December 31,

   

2020

2019

 

Current assets:

     
 

Cash and cash equivalents

85,461

105,282

 
 

Restricted cash, current

217,259

219,096

 
 

Short-term investments

148,382

194,720

 
 

Accounts receivable, net

87,885

66,379

 
 

Funds receivable

4,092

8,372

 
 

Prepayment and other current assets

32,834

31,509

 
 

Commitment deposits

185

188

 
 

Loans receivable, current

58,979

60,490

 
 

Amounts due from related parties

1,350

644

 

Total current assets 

636,427

686,680

 

Non-current assets:

     
 

Property and equipment, net

676,564

695,457

 
 

Loans receivable, non-current

-

-

 
 

Deferred tax assets

13,220

6,570

 
 

Deposits for non-current assets

482

618

 
 

Restricted cash, non-current portion

40,917

42,452

 
 

Long-term investments

325,863

341,946

 
 

Other non-current assets

36,975

39,179

 

Total non-current assets

1,094,021

1,126,222

 

Total assets

1,730,448

1,812,902

 
         

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

     

Current liabilities:

     
 

Short-term loans

361,220

367,403

 
 

Deferred revenue

130,083

134,143

 
 

Accrued expenses and other liabilities

100,695

120,244

 
 

Customers' refundable fees

3,703

4,981

 
 

Income tax payable

11,675

4,207

 
 

Amounts due to related parties

10,048

9,227

 

Total current liabilities

617,424

640,205

 

Non-current liabilities:

     
 

Long-term loans

178,365

184,158

 
 

Convertible senior notes

168,614

168,929

 
 

Deferred tax liabilities

92,080

90,723

 
 

Other non-current liabilities

107,217

138,435

 

Total non-current liabilities

546,276

582,245

 

Total Liabilities  

1,163,700

1,222,450

 
         

Equity:

     
 

Class A ordinary shares, par value Hong Kong Dollar ("HK$") 1 per share,
600,000,000 shares authorized for Class A and Class B in aggregate, issued
shares as of December 31, 2019 and June 30, 2020: 71,775,686 and    

71,775,686; outstanding shares as of December 31, 2019 and June 30, 2020: 
65,403,527 and 65,403,527

9,244

9,244

 
 

Class B ordinary shares, par value HK$1 per share, 600,000,000 s
hares authorized for Class A and Class B in aggregate, and 24,336,650 shares and
24,336,650 shares issued and outstanding as at December 31, 2019 and
June 30, 2020, respectively

3,124

3,124

 
 

Treasury stock

(123,216)

(123,216)

 
 

Additional paid-in capital

536,352

528,620

 
 

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(110,381)

(98,371)

 
 

Retained earnings

250,931

270,358

 

Total Fang Holdings Limited shareholders' equity

566,054

589,759

 
 

Non controlling interests

694

693

 

Total equity

566,748

590,452

 

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

1,730,448

1,812,902

 
 

[i] Impact of the Separation of China Index Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: CIH) ("CIH") on the Company's
Financial Statements:
The separation of CIH represents a strategic shift of Fang and has a major effect
on Fang's results of operations, the business operated by CIH has been reclassified as discontinued
operations. For the periods presented in this press release, the results of the discontinued operations,
less applicable income taxes, are reported as a separate component of income, which is income from
discontinued operations, on the consolidated statements of comprehensive income (loss)

 

 

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income[ii]

(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except share data and per share data)

         
   

Three months ended

Six months ended

 
   

June 30,

 

June 30,

June 30,

June 30,

 
   

2020

 

2019

2020

2019

 
               

Revenues:

           
 

Marketing services

32,072

 

32,465

47,208

45,728

 
 

Listing services

14,197

 

19,212

24,413

31,371

 
 

Leads generation services

17,288

 

10,801

24,806

14,787

 
 

Value-added services

1,525

 

1,665

2,941

2,667

 
 

Financial services

1,557

 

2,926

3,283

6,425

 
 

E-commerce services

206

 

779

315

1,860

 

Total revenues

66,845

 

67,848

102,966

102,838

 
               

Cost of revenues:

           
 

Cost of services

(3,603)

 

(8,254)

(9,010)

(16,692)

 

Total cost of revenues

(3,603)

 

(8,254)

(9,010)

(16,692)

 
               

Gross profit

63,242

 

59,594

93,956

86,146

 
               

Operating expenses and income:

         
 

Selling expenses

(14,889)

 

(16,137)

(28,450)

(32,456)

 
 

General and administrative expenses

(41,268)

 

(14,900)

(59,824)

(37,293)

 
 

Other (expense) income

(691)

 

1,508

1,223

1,895

 
               

Operating income from continuing operations

6,394

 

30,065

6,905

18,292

 
             
 

Foreign exchange (loss) gain

(248)

 

(371)

1,468

(633)

 
 

Interest income

2,198

 

1,630

6,121

3,319

 
 

Interest expense

(3,806)

 

(5,696)

(12,267)

(11,741)

 
 

Investment income, net

516

 

485

1,338

490

 
 

Realized gain on sale of available-for-sale
securities

-

 

573

-

871

 
 

Change in fair value of securities

(692)

 

(48,513)

(43,326)

(16,464)

 
 

Government grants

441

 

465

810

700

 

Income (Loss) before income taxes and
noncontrolling interests from continuing
operations

 

4,803

 

 

(21,362)

 

(38,951)

 

(5,166)

 

Income tax benefits

           
 

Income tax benefits

16,675

 

20,127

19,525

9,008

 

Net income (loss) from continuing operations,
net of income taxes

 

21,478

 

 

(1,235)

 

(19,426)

 

3,842

 

Income from discontinued operations, net of income
taxes

-

 

6,349

-

14,672

 

Net income (loss)

21,478

 

5,114

(19,426)

18,514

 
 

Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interests

1

 

-

1

-

 

Net income (loss) attributable to Fang Holdings
Limited shareholders

 

21,477

 

 

5,114

 

(19,427)

 

18,514

 

Earnings /(loss) per share for Class A and Class B ordinary shares:

     
 

Basic

0.24

 

0.06

(0.22)

0.21

 
 

Diluted

0.24

 

0.06

(0.22)

0.20

 

Earnings /(loss) from continuing operations per share for Class A and Class B ordinary shares:

 

Basic

   

(0.01)

 

0.04

 
 

Diluted

   

(0.01)

 

0.04

 

Earnings from discontinued operations per share for Class A and Class B ordinary shares:

 

Basic

   

0.07

 

0.16

 
 

Diluted

   

0.07

 

0.16

 
 

[ii] On June 19, 2020, a ratio change that had the same effect as a 1-for-10 reverse ADS split took effect,
and as a result, one ADS currently represents ten Class A ordinary shares.

 

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Source: Fang Holdings Limited
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