EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2016
|Equity and Earnings Per Share [Abstract]|
|EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE||
EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE
Equity and Dividends
On December 10, 2015, New Residential’s Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter 2015 dividend of $0.46 per common share or $106.0 million, which was paid on January 29, 2016 to stockholders of record as of December 31, 2015.
On March 22, 2016, New Residential’s Board of Directors declared a first quarter 2016 dividend of $0.46 per common share or $106.0 million, which was paid on April 29, 2016 to stockholders of record as of April 4, 2016.
On January 19, 2016, New Residential announced that its Board of Directors had authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of its common stock over the next 12 months. Repurchases may be made at any time and from time to time through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, pursuant to one or more plans established pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act, by means of one or more tender offers, or otherwise, in each case, as permitted by securities laws and other legal and contractual requirements. The amount and timing of the purchases, if any, will depend on a number of factors including the price and availability of New Residential’s shares, trading volume, capital availability, New Residential’s performance and general economic and market conditions. The share repurchase program may be suspended or discontinued at any time. No share repurchases have been made as of the date of issuance of these condensed consolidated financial statements. Repurchases may impact New Residential’s financial results, including fees paid to its Manager.
Approximately 2.4 million shares of New Residential’s common stock were held by Fortress, through its affiliates, and its principals at March 31, 2016.
As of March 31, 2016, New Residential’s outstanding options were summarized as follows:
The following table summarizes New Residential’s outstanding options as of March 31, 2016. The last sales price on the New York Stock Exchange for New Residential’s common stock in the quarter ended March 31, 2016 was $11.63 per share.
The following table summarizes activity in New Residential’s outstanding options:
Income and Earnings Per Share
New Residential is required to present both basic and diluted earnings per share (“EPS”). Basic EPS is calculated by dividing net income by the weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding. Diluted EPS is computed by dividing net income by the weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding plus the additional dilutive effect, if any, of common stock equivalents during each period. New Residential’s common stock equivalents are its outstanding options. During the three months ended March 31, 2016, based on the treasury stock method, New Residential had 67,510 dilutive common stock equivalents outstanding. During the three months ended March 31, 2015, based on the treasury stock method, New Residential had 3,476,404 dilutive common stock equivalents outstanding.
Noncontrolling interests is comprised of the interests held by third parties in consolidated entities that hold New Residential’s investments in Servicer Advances (Note 6) and Consumer Loans (Note 9), as well as HLSS for the period of April 6, 2015 through October 23, 2015.
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef