Assets Held for Sale
|12 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2020
|Discontinued Operations And Disposal Groups [Abstract]|
|Assets Held for Sale||
Note 4. Assets Held for Sale
In accordance with its strategy to dispose of non-core and under-performing assets, the following assets have been classified as assets held for sale as of September 30, 2020 and September 30, 2019:
On September 10, 2020, the State of Florida purchased, under the Florida Forever program, approximately 10,702 acres of the Alico Ranch for approximately $28,500,000 pursuant to an option agreement entered between the State of Florida and the Company. The Company recognized a gain of approximately $27,470,000, which is included in Gain on sale of real estate, property and equipment and assets held for sale in the Consolidated Statements of Operations. The Company subsequently used a portion of the net cash proceeds to purchase a like-kind asset in October 2020, which allowed the Company to defer a portion of the tax impact of the gain on sale of the ranch land (see Note 17. “Subsequent Events”).
On March 27, 2020, the Company sold certain sections at the East Ranch for approximately $2,980,000 and realized a gain of approximately $2,748,000. The Company subsequently used substantially all of the net cash proceeds to purchase a like-kind asset in May 2020, which will allow the Company to defer substantially all of the tax impact of the gain on sale of the ranch land.
For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019, the Company sold certain trailers for approximately $47,000, and reclassified the remaining Assets Held for Sale to property and equipment, as management has determined not to offer the remaining trailers for sale.
On October 30, 2018, the Company sold certain parcels at Frostproof for approximately $206,000 and realized a gain of approximately $12,000.
On May 2, 2018, the Company sold its Gal Hog property for approximately $7,300,000 and recognized a gain of approximately $6,709,000.
On February 12, 2018, the Company sold its property at Chancey Bay for approximately $4,200,000 and realized a loss of approximately $51,000. As part of the transaction, the Company agreed to pay the purchaser rent of $200,000 in exchange for the Company retaining the rights of harvesting and selling of the fruit in the 2017/2018 harvest season.
On February 9, 2018, the Company sold its nursery located in Gainesville for approximately $6,500,000 and realized a gain of approximately $111,000.
On January 25, 2018, the Company sold its breeding herd to a third party for approximately $7,800,000 and realized a gain of approximately $1,759,000. As part of this transaction, the purchaser is also leasing from the Company grazing and other rights on the Alico Ranch at a rate of $100,000 per month. Upon the sale of a parcel within the East Ranch, the lease rate was adjusted to $98,750 per month.
On January 19, 2018, the Company sold certain trailers to a third party for $500,000. The Company received $125,000 and the remaining portion is to be paid in accordance with a promissory note, which bears interest at 5%, over three years.
On October 30, 2017, the Company sold its corporate office building in Fort Myers, Florida for $5,300,000 and realized a gain of approximately $1,751,000. The sales agreement provides that the Company lease back a portion of the office space for five years. Such lease is classified as an operating lease.
The Company recorded no impairment loss during the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020. The Company recorded an impairment loss of approximately $152,000 and $150,000 for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively. These impairment losses were included in operating expenses on the Consolidated Statements of Operations.
The Company has already used a portion of the proceeds from these various asset sales to pay down debt (see Note 6. "Long-Term Debt and Lines of Credit") and to purchase citrus groves and plans to use the remaining cash proceeds from the sale of these assets to purchase other citrus groves, pay down other debt and to fund future working capital requirements and for other corporate purposes.
The entire disclosure related to a disposal group. Includes, but is not limited to, a discontinued operation, disposal classified as held-for-sale or disposed of by means other than sale or disposal of an individually significant component.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef