Sun, 14 Aug 2022

NASHVILLE, TN / ACCESSWIRE / August 2, 2022 / First Acceptance Corporation (OTCQX:FACO) today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. A quarterly report can be found at www.otcmarkets.com/stock/FACO/disclosure.

Loss before income taxes, for the three months ended June 30, 2022 was $4.9 million, compared with income before income taxes of $3.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2021. Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2022 was $3.6 million, compared with net income of $2.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2021. Diluted net loss per share was $0.09 for the three months ended June 30, 2022, compared with diluted net income per share of $0.07 for the same period in the prior year.

Loss before income taxes, for the six months ended June 30, 2022 was $8.8 million, compared with income before income taxes of $6.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2021. Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2022 was $6.7 million, compared with net income of $4.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2021. Diluted net loss per share was $0.18 for the six months ended June 30, 2022, compared with diluted net income per share of $0.13 for the same period in the prior year.

For the three months ended June 30, 2022, we recognized unfavorable prior period loss and LAE development of $1.1 million, compared with favorable prior period loss and LAE development of $2.4 million, for the same period in the prior year. For the six months ended June 20, 2022, we recognized $3.5 million of unfavorable prior period loss and LAE development compared with favorable prior period loss and LAE development of $3.8 million for the same period in the prior year.

Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2022 included $1.5 million in net losses on investments, compared with net gains on investments of $0.5 million for the same period in the prior year. Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2022 included $0.8 million in net losses on investments, compared with $0.9 million in net gains on investments for the same period in the prior year.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Willeford, commented, 'Acceptance and its customers had to fight the challenges of the inflationary economy impacting the recent quarter. However, there was an increase in new business production and higher premium rates across all channels that contributed to growing quarterly premiums written by 24% over this same period last year. And despite experiencing unfavorable loss development from higher severity on 2021 property damage claims, overall severity is stabilizing and loss frequency continues to trend favorably. Acceptance will continue to diligently focus on combatting the economic headwinds that present challenges to our future revenue growth.'

About First Acceptance Corporation

We own and operate 'Acceptance Insurance,' an insurance agency headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee that sells insurance and related products underwritten and serviced by our own insurance companies (known as the First Acceptance Insurance Group) and through third-party carriers for which we receive a commission. We operate under an 'Agency Model' in 15 states where we sell both our own underwritten insurance policies and those issued by third-party insurers for which we earn commissions.

Acceptance Insurance primarily sells non-standard personal automobile insurance through our own insurance companies and third-party carriers. Non-standard personal automobile insurance is sought after by individuals because of their inability or unwillingness to obtain standard insurance coverage due to various factors including their payment preference, failure to have maintained continuous insurance coverage, or their driving record. We also offer a variety of other commissionable third-party products such as roadside assistance and in most states, we also sell an insurance product for renters that we underwrite. We believe that our agency-focused operations provide us with a variety of insurance alternatives for our core customers as well as the ability to provide products that suit other potential customers.

Acceptance Insurance currently leases and operates 337 retail locations staffed with employee-agents. In addition to our retail locations, we are able to complete sales over the phone through employee-agents in our call center or through our consumer-based website and mobile platform. On a limited basis, we also sell our products through selected retail locations operated by independent agents.

Additional information about First Acceptance Corporation can be found online at www.acceptance.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements made other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. You can identify these statements from our use of the words 'believe,' 'expect,' 'trend,' 'focus,' or the negative of these objective terms and similar expressions. These statements, which have been included in reliance on the 'safe harbor' provisions of the federal securities laws, involve risks and uncertainties. Investors are hereby cautioned that these statements may be affected by important factors, including, among others, the factors set forth under the caption 'Risk Factors' in our Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2020 filed by the Company with the OTCQX. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

First Acceptance Corporation and Subsidiaries
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(amounts in thousands, except per share data)

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:

Michael J. Bodayle
615.844.2885

SOURCE: First Acceptance Corporation



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