Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Earnings Per Share

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Earnings Per Share
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Earnings Per Share [Abstract]  
Earnings Per Share

8. EARNINGS PER SHARE

Basic earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of shares outstanding. Diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of shares outstanding adjusted for the incremental shares attributed to potentially diluted securities. The following table sets forth the computation of basic and diluted earnings per share:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the Three Months Ended March 31,

 

 

 

2018

 

 

2017

 

Net income (loss)

 

$

59,126

 

 

$

(14,266

)

Weighted average common shares outstanding:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average number of common shares outstanding - basic

 

 

7,619,469

 

 

 

7,619,469

 

Net effect of dilutive unvested restricted stock awards included for treasury stock method

 

 

20

 

 

 

Average number of common shares outstanding - diluted

 

 

7,619,489

 

 

 

7,619,469

 

Earnings per common share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

0.01

 

 

$

(0.00

)

Diluted

 

$

0.01

 

 

$

(0.00

)

 

Common stock dividends paid in cash totaled $495,266 ($0.065 per share)  for each of the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.   The classification of these dividends for federal income tax purposes is expected to be determined after the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.