CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - Pacific Iron Ore Corporation (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:POC) announces that it has filed its Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis for the three months ended March 31, 2013. These documents are now available on SEDAR.
During the first three months of 2013 the Corporation incurred a net loss of $74,149 or $0.00 per common share as compared to a net loss of $151,692 or ($0.00) per common share in the first three months of 2012.
Its major expenses inured in the three month period included:
Operating expenses totaled $22,310 in 2013 as compared to $33,343 in 2012, a decrease of $16,033.
Mineral property acquisition costs and exploration costs expensed during the period totaled $6,990 as compared to $6,147 in 2012.
General and administrative expenses totaled $32,942 in 2013 as compared to $33,931 in 2012, a decrease of $989.
Write downs of mineral properties totaled $nil in 2013 and 2012.
Stock based compensation expense totaled nil ($9.616 in 2012) and arises from the issuance of stock options and broker warrants in previous periods.
Net financial expenses (income) during the period totaled $11,907 as compared to ($157) income in the prior period. Financial income consists of interest earned on invested cash deposits and unrealized gains or losses on marketable securities. Cash deposits are comprised solely of bank investment certificates with a maturity date of less than one month and are on deposit with a Canadian Chartered Bank. Financial expenses are comprised interest and bank charges and accruals for Part XII taxes.
Income taxes during the period amounted to $nil as compared to $63,812 in the prior year principally as a result of recognizing the deferred income taxes on flow through share obligations offset by the future benefit of discretionary income tax deductions and net operating losses carried forward for income tax purposes.
The TSX.V Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserves potential, exploration drilling, exploration activities and events or developments that the Corporation expects are forward looking statements. Although the Corporation beliefs the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements include, but are not limited to: market prices; exploitation and exploration successes; continued availability of capital, financing and personnel; government regulation and laws; the Corporations relationship with First Nations; environmental developments; and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and those actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements. For more information on Pacific Iron Ore Corporation, Investors should review the Corporation's registered filings which are available at www.sedar.com.