NJ-based Asta Funding reported that net income for the first increased 52% to $11.1 million. Revenues for the quarter were $24.8 million, an increase of 49% compared to one-year ago. Net collections from consumer receivables acquired for liquidation was $55.6 million, up 32% from $42.2 million in the prior year’s quarter. Asta’s purchases for the quarter amounted to $351.2 million of face value receivables for a purchase price of $18.8 million. For complete details on Asta Funding’s latest results, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).