INTL FCStone Inc. Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

INTL FCStone Inc. Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial
Results

         Record Quarterly Adjusted Operating Revenues and Net Income

                  Annual Adjusted Operating Revenues up 12%

                                      

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (the 'Company')
(Nasdaq:INTL) today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth
quarter and year ended September 30, 2012. Certain financial metrics discussed
in this press release are non-GAAP, reflecting marked-to-market differences in
the Company's Commodity & Risk Management Services and Other segments. A
reconciliation of those metrics to GAAP equivalents is provided in the table
below, and further discussion of the use of non-GAAP metrics will be provided
in the Company's Form 10-K to be filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC").

Sean O'Connor, CEO of INTL FCStone Inc., stated, "This was a difficult year
for the industry but one where we continued to invest in our growing franchise
through significant additions to our capabilities. Our efforts culminated in
record fourth quarter earnings where we achieved close to a 16% adjusted ROE.
This result is continued validation of our commitment to provide high quality
customer facilitation and execution in the commodities and financial markets."

INTL FCStone Inc. Summary Financials

Consolidated financial statements for the Company will be included in the
Company's annual report on Form 10-K to be filed with the SEC. The Form 10-K
will also be made available on the Company's website at www.intlfcstone.com.

                 Three Months Ended September   Fiscal Year Ended September
                  30,                            30, 2012
(Unaudited) (in
millions, except  2012        2011        %      2012        2011        %
share and per                             Change                         Change
share amounts)
Operating        $118.0    $108.1    9%      $457.7    $423.2    8%
revenues
Interest         3.3        2.2        50 %    11.6       11.3       3 %
expense
Net revenues    114.7      105.9      8 %     446.1      411.9      8 %
Compensation and 46.9       47.0       0 %     202.4      176.6      15 %
benefits
Clearing and     26.8       19.0       41 %    107.2      77.4       39 %
related expenses
Introducing
broker            9.3        6.3        48 %    31.0       24.0       29 %
commissions
Other
non-interest      21.2       20.6       3 %     86.2       74.4       16 %
expenses
Total
non-interest      104.2      92.9       12 %    426.8      352.4      21 %
expenses
Income from
continuing        10.5       13.0       (19)%   19.3       59.5       (68)%
operations,
before tax
Income tax       2.2        5.4        (59)%   4.4        22.5       (80)%
expense
Income from
continuing        8.3        7.6        9 %     14.9       37.0       (60)%
operations
Income from
discontinued      --        --               --        0.2        (a)
operations, net
of tax
Net income      8.3        7.6        9 %     14.9       37.2       (60)%
Add: Net
(income) loss
attributable to   --        (0.1)      (a)    0.1        0.1        0 %
noncontrolling
interests
Net income
attributable to
INTL FCStone Inc. $8.3      $7.5      11 %    $15.0     $37.3     (60)%
common
stockholders
                                                                    
Earnings per                                                        
share:
Basic                                                              
Income from
continuing        $0.44     $0.41     7 %     $0.79     $2.06     (62)%
operations
Income from
discontinued      --        --               --        0.01       (a)
operations
Net income
attributable to
INTL FCStone Inc. $0.44     $0.41     7 %     $0.79     $2.07     (62)%
common
stockholders
                                                                    
Diluted                                                            
Income from
continuing        $0.42     $0.39     8 %     $0.75     $1.95     (62)%
operations
Income from
discontinued      --        --               --        0.01       (a)
operations
Net income
attributable to
INTL FCStone Inc. $0.42     $0.39     8 %     $0.75     $1.96     (62)%
common
stockholders
                                                                    
Weighted average
number of common                                                     
shares
outstanding:
Basic           18,285,504 17,789,967 3 %     18,282,939 17,618,085 4 %
Diluted         19,026,758 18,696,536 2 %     19,156,899 18,567,454 3 %
                                                                    
Segment
operating
revenues                                                             
(non-GAAP)
reconciliation:
Operating
revenues, as      $118.0    $108.1    9%      $457.7    $423.2    8%
reported (GAAP)
Marked-to-market 6.8        (4.6)      (a)    6.8        (8.4)      (a)
adjustment
Adjusted
operating         $124.8    $103.5    21 %    $464.5    $414.8    12 %
revenues
(non-GAAP) (b)
                                                                    
Represented by:                                                    
Commodity and
risk management   $69.2     $58.9     17 %    $251.9    $244.2    3 %
services
Foreign          15.2       17.5       (13)%   62.6       59.3       6 %
exchange
Securities      11.1       7.3        52 %    39.9       30.5       31 %
Clearing and
execution         23.0       14.8       55 %    93.8       66.1       42 %
services
Other           6.0        5.1        18 %    16.5       14.3       15 %
Corporate        0.3        (0.1)      (a)    (0.2)      0.4        (a)
unallocated
Adjusted
operating         $124.8    $103.5    21 %    $464.5    $414.8    12 %
revenues
(non-GAAP) (b)
                                                                    
Net income attributable to INTL FCStone
Inc. common stockholders (non-GAAP)                                    
reconciliation:
Net income
attributable to
INTL FCStone Inc. $8.3      $7.5      11 %    $15.0     $37.3     (60)%
common
stockholders, as
reported (GAAP)
Exclude income
from discontinued --        --               --        (0.2)      (a)
operations
Marked-to-market
adjustment        6.8        (4.6)      (a)    6.8        (8.4)      (a)
(non-GAAP)
Tax effect on
marked-to-market
adjustment at     (2.6)      1.8        (a)    (2.6)      3.2        (a)
blended rate of
37.5% (non-GAAP)
Adjusted net
income
attributable to
INTL FCStone Inc.
common            $12.5     $4.7      166 %   $19.2     $31.9     (40)%
stockholders from
continuing
operations
(non-GAAP) (c)
                                                                    
(a) Comparison not meaningful.

(b) Adjusted operating revenue is a non-GAAP measure that represents operating
revenues adjusted by marked-to-market differences in the Company's Commodity &
Risk Management Services and Other segments, as shown in the table. The table
above reflects all reconciling items between the GAAP operating revenues and
non-GAAP adjusted operating revenues. For a full discussion of management's
reasons for disclosing these adjustments, see 'Item 7. Management's Discussion
and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations' in the Form 10-K
for the fiscal year ended September30, 2012.

(c) Adjusted net income attributable to INTL FCStone Inc. common stockholders
from continuing operations is a non-GAAP measure that represents net income
attributable to INTL FCStone Inc. common stockholders adjusted by the after-tax
marked-to-market differences in the Company's Commodity & Risk Management
Services and Other segments and the income from discontinued operations, net of
tax. The table above reflects all reconciling items between the GAAP net income
attributable to INTL FCStone Inc. common stockholders and non-GAAP adjusted net
income attributable to INTL FCStone Inc. common stockholders from continuing
operations.

Conference Call & Web Cast

A conference call will be held tomorrow, Thursday, December13, 2012 at 9:00
a.m. ET. A live webcast of the conference call as well as additional
information to review during the call will be made available in PDF form on
line on the Company's corporate web site at http://www.intlfcstone.com.
Participants can also access the call by dialing 1-866-516-1003 (within the
United States), or 1-973-200-3083 (international callers) approximately ten
minutes prior to the start time.

A replay of the call will be available at http://www.intlfcstone.com
approximately three hours after the call has ended and will be available
through December20, 2012. To access the replay, dial 1-800-585-8367 (within
the United States), or 1-404-537-3406 (international callers) and enter the
replay passcode 789 252 97.

About INTL FCStone Inc.

INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL) provides execution and advisory services in
commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which
include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group,
serve more than 20,000 commercial customers in more than 100 countries through
a network of offices in twelve countries around the world.

Further information on INTL is available at www.intlfcstone.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements including statements
regarding the combined company. All statements other than statements of
current or historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking
statements. The words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "should," "plan,"
"will," "may," "could," "intend," "estimate," "predict," "potential,"
"continue" or the negative of these terms and similar expressions, as they
relate to INTL FCStone Inc., are intended to identify forward-looking
statements.

These forward-looking statements are largely based on current expectations and
projections about future events and financial trends that may affect the
financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial
needs of the company. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions,
including the risks, uncertainties and assumptions described in the filings
made by INTL FCStone Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In
light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking
statements in this press release may not occur and actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking
statements. When you consider these forward-looking statements, you should
keep in mind these risk factors and other cautionary statements in this press
release.

These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press
release. INTL FCStone Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: INTL FCStone Inc.
         Investor inquiries:
         Bill Dunaway, CFO
         1-866-522-7188
         bill.dunaway@intlfcstone.com