Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. today reported net income of $126,829 or $0.02 earnings per basic share for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, compared with net income of $187,809 or $0.03 earnings per basic share for the same period in 2009.
This Daytona Beach Company has a business strategy of investing in income properties utilizing tax deferred exchanges. This strategy generates significant amounts of depreciation and deferred taxes.
Since income properties are excellent collateral for loans, the introduction of financial leverage could be a very powerful way to expand current activities.
Their portfolio of income properties continues to keep the Company profitable. The Company has seen no measurable improvement in the real estate sales market during the quarter. They believe the lack of lending sources to finance new projects coupled with weak consumer confidence is slowing recovery in this sector of business.
Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. is a Florida-based company primarily engaged in converting Company owned agricultural lands into a portfolio of net lease income properties. These Net Leased Properties are strategically located in the Southeast. They currently utilize 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.
The Company also engages in selective self-development of targeted income properties. The Company's adopted strategy is designed to provide the financial strength and cash flow to weather difficult real estate cycles.