BOCA RATON, Fla., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexShopper, Inc. (OTCQB Symbol: FPAY, "FlexShopper") announced today its results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2015. For the three months ended March 31, 2015, lease revenues were $3,606,325, compared to $99,243 for the three months ended March 31, 2014. FlexShopper originated 3,760 leases in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 765 in the first quarter of 2014. FlexShopper's current lease portfolio is in excess of 14,000 leases.
FlexShopper had a loss from continuing operations of $1,468,423 ($.04 per share) and $1,104,610 ($.05 per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and March 31, 2014, respectively. The loss from continuing operations is primarily the result of additional operating expenses associated with operating and growing FlexShopper's business.
In the second quarter of 2014, FlexShopper successfully sold its Anchor Funding Services business. Income from discontinued operations was $74,700 and $157,881 for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively. This income combined with the net losses from continuing operations resulted in net losses of $1,393,723 ($.04 per share) and $946,729 ($.04 per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2015 and 2014, respectively.
Brad Bernstein, CEO, stated, "We are pleased with our lease originations in the first quarter. With the closing of our debt financing of up to $100 million and equity financing of $9.35 million in the first quarter, we are excited to increase our lease originations on all of our channels which include in retail stores, online with our patent pending lease-to-own payment method and on our ecommerce marketplace, www.FlexShopper.com."
FlexShopper, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of FlexShopper, Inc. (FPAY) is a financial and technology company that provides brand name durable goods to consumers on a lease-to-own (LTO) basis through its ecommerce marketplace (www.FlexShopper.com) and patent pending LTO payment method. FlexShopper also provides LTO technology platforms to retailers and e-tailers to enter into transactions with consumers that want to obtain durable goods, but do not have sufficient cash or credit. FlexShopper also funds the LTO transactions by paying merchants for the goods and collecting from consumers under an LTO contract.
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Brad Bernstein, CPA
CEO & President
SOURCE FlexShopper, Inc.