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ITG Reports Second Quarter 2005 EPS of $0.41 Earnings Per Share Increase 86 Percent

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NEW YORK, NY, July 28, 2005 - Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE: ITG), a leading provider of technology-based equity trading services and transaction research, today announced that for the second quarter ended June 30, 2005, net income was $17.4 million, 83 percent higher than net income of $9.5 million in the second quarter of 2004. Earnings were $0.41 per diluted share, an increase of 86 percent versus earnings of $0.22 per diluted share in the second quarter of last year. ITG's total revenues for the second quarter of 2005 were $102.2 million, 26 percent higher than total revenue of $81.0 million for the second quarter of 2004. Net income included $1.0 million, or $0.02 per share, of recognized tax benefits from certain capital loss carry-forwards.

On a pro forma operating basis, net income was $15.8 million, 98 percent higher than operating income of $8.0 million in the second quarter of 2004. Operating earnings were $0.38 per diluted share, an increase of 100 percent versus operating earnings of $0.19 per diluted share in the second quarter of last year. Operating results exclude a pre-tax gain of $2.7 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, on investment securities sold in the second quarter of 2005. The second quarter 2004 operating results exclude a one-time pre-tax gain of $2.4 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, from the sale of the company's interest in KTG Technologies Corp. Pre-tax operating margins were 24.9 percent, up from 18.2 percent in the second quarter of 2004.

"ITG's strong performance and continued market share gain this quarter demonstrate the progress we've made in successfully executing ITG's corporate growth strategy," stated Ray Killian, ITG's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The Macgregor acquisition will be an important step forward and we remain committed to offering customers superior service and solutions across the trading spectrum."

Domestically, ITG's trading volume for the second quarter of 2005 was 6.4 billion shares (averaging 100 million shares per trading day) compared to 5.8 billion shares in the first quarter of 2005 (averaging 96 million shares per trading day) and 5.0 billion in the second quarter of 2004 (averaging 81 million shares per trading day).

ITG's International business posted a record quarter with revenues of $22.9 million, 15 percent higher than revenues of $19.9 million in the second quarter of 2004. Excluding the impact of the second quarter of 2004 non-recurring pretax gain of $2.4 million, International revenues increased by 31 percent from second quarter 2004 operating revenues of $17.5 million. International pre-tax operating profits grew from $0.3 million in the second quarter of 2004 to $2.0 million in the second quarter of 2005.

"We have continued to make progress in our international expansion, and I look forward to continued revenue growth and contribution to ITG earnings in 2005 and beyond," stated Mr. Killian.

Year to date – US GAAP Results

For the six months ended June 30, 2005, revenues increased 22 percent from the prior year period to $193.8 million, net income increased 73 percent to $30.7 million and diluted earnings per share increased 78 percent to $0.73.

Conference Call

ITG has scheduled a conference call today at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss second quarter results. Those wishing to listen to the call should dial 1-888-208-1812 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the call to ensure connection. A listen-only webcast will also be available on ITG's website at www.itginc.com/investor. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast of the call, a replay will be available for one week by dialing 1-888-203-1112 and entering the pass code 7728774. A replay will be available for two weeks on ITG's website. Both methods of listening to the replay will be available starting approximately two hours after the completion of the conference call.

About ITG

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG), is a specialized brokerage firm that partners with clients globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the entire trading process. A pioneer in electronic trading, ITG has a unique approach to trading that combines pre-trade analysis, trade execution, and post-trade evaluation to provide continuous improvements in trading and cost efficiency. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For additional information, visit www.itginc.com.

In addition to historical information, this press release may contain "forward-looking" statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that reflect management's expectations for the future. A variety of important factors could cause results to differ materially from such statements. These factors include the company's ability to achieve expected future levels of sales; the actions of both current and potential new competitors; rapid changes in technology; financial market volatility; general economic conditions in the United States and elsewhere; evolving industry regulation; cash flows into or redemption from equity funds; effects of inflation; customer trading patterns; and new products and services. These and other risks are described in greater detail in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on the company's web site.

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Contacts:
Howard C. Naphtali
Chief Financial Officer
(212) 444-6160

Maureen Murphy
Investor Relations
(212) 444-6323

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