U.S. Global Investors Inc. (GROW), an investment management firm based in San Antonio, Texas, has been actively repurchasing its Class A common stock, as seen in their recent SEC report. The company’s strengthened financial position, as evidenced by the growth in their shareholders’ equity, has allowed them to continue increasing their share repurchase plan.
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Share Repurchases and Equity Growth
According to the SEC report, for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, GROW has repurchased 1,284,094 shares of its Class A common stock. This is an increase in the number of shares repurchased from previous quarters, indicating that the company is actively executing their share repurchase plan.
In conjunction with the share repurchase activity, the company reported an increase in shareholder equity in the same period. Specifically, GROW’s total shareholder equity stood at $52,920,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, representing an increase from $54,164,000 in June 2022.
Growth in Total Assets
The growth in shareholder equity has also been accompanied by a growth in the company’s total assets. As per the SEC report, GROW’s total assets were valued at $55,745,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2023, an increase from $58,362,000 in June 2022.
Net Income and Revenue Performance
The increase in shareholder equity can also be attributed to the company’s continued success in generating net income. For the quarter ended March 31, 2023, GROW reported a net income of $1,640,000.
Notably, during the same period, the company’s operating revenues have experienced a decrease, with advisory fees contributing $11,663,000 to the revenues from $19,124,000 nine months before. Similarly, the administrative services fees dropped slightly, from $146,000 to $101,000.
Cost Management and Conclusion
Despite the decline in operating revenues, the company has been able to maintain a positive net income due to effective cost management, particularly in the general and administrative expenses, which have significantly decreased from $5,504,000 to $4,489,000 in the nine months ended March 31, 2023.
In conclusion, U.S. Global Investors Inc. continues to increase its share repurchase plan as the growth in shareholders’ equity, total assets, and net income consistently improve. The company’s current financial position should boost investor confidence in its ability to generate value and effectively manage costs even when faced with lower operating revenues.
Financials in millions USD. Fiscal year is July – June. source
|Year||2022||2021||2020||2019||2018||2017||2016||2015||2014||2013||2012 – 1995|
|1||Revenue Growth (YoY)||14.13%||383.78%||29.40%||-44.75%||-7.42%||22.85%||-24.93%||-14.07%||-50.72%||-22.60%||Upgrade|
|3||Selling, General & Admin||13.38||13.29||6.68||6||8.31||7.38||9.37||10.51||11.34||14.58||Upgrade|
|4||Other Operating Expenses||0.23||0.2||0.2||0.21||0.24||0.25||0.32||0.33||0.47||2.93||Upgrade|
|7||Other Expense / Income||6.15||-29.27||2.46||1.61||-3.13||-0.38||-0.5||-0.3||-1.83||-0.1||Upgrade|
|11||Net Income Growth||-88.05%||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||Upgrade|
|12||Shares Outstanding (Basic)||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||Upgrade|
|13||Shares Outstanding (Diluted)||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||15||Upgrade|
|18||Free Cash Flow Per Share||0.69||0.31||-0.13||-0.07||-0.00||0.04||0.20||-0.05||-0.98||0.03||Upgrade|
|19||Dividend Per Share||0.083||0.043||0.030||0.029||0.030||0.030||0.037||0.060||0.060||0.170||Upgrade|
|24||Free Cash Flow Margin||41.74%||21.67%||-43.61%||-31.08%||-0.54%||10.20%||54.86%||-9.71%||-178.33%||2.44%||Upgrade|
|25||Effective Tax Rate||23.13%||14.63%||–||–||23.34%||–||–||–||–||–||Upgrade|
|28||Depreciation & Amortization||-0.42||0.37||0.2||0.21||0.24||0.25||0.32||0.33||0.26||0.28||Upgrade|
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