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BKF Capital Group, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2018


BKF Capital Group, Inc. (OTC:BKFG), a closely-held holding company that
provides capital primarily in the form of share ownership, today
reported a net loss of $93,000, or ($0.15) per share, for the year ended
December 31, 2018. For the year ended December 31, 2017, the Company
recorded net income of $148,000 or $0.21 per share. Included in the net
loss for 2018 is a special charge of $725,000 related to a permanent
resolution of legacy environmental claims. Excluding this one-time
charge, BKF reported adjusted net income of $523,000, or $0.74 per share.

Net income in 2018 is primarily the result of divesting our investment
in Coda Octopus Group (NASDAQ:CODA). During 2018 the Company sold all
of its remaining shares (720,900) for a gross gain of $3.8 million. Due
to prior recognition of unrealized gains, net income includes realized
gains of $2.0 million from the sale of CODA shares in 2018.

"BKF Capital Group continues to be well funded and through our wholly
owned subsidiary, BKF Asset Holdings, Inc., we will continue to pursue
strategic investments in securities, often representing controlling
positions, to seek long-term growth," stated Steven N. Bronson, CEO of
BKF Capital Group, Inc. "Resolving our legacy environmental remediation
exposure allows the Company to refocus on generating value opportunities
through investments." In November 2018, the Company reached a
comprehensive settlement agreement in principle to resolve two civil
complaints under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation,
and Liability Act. The claims related to remediation of certain
pesticides and other chemicals used on land owned by the Company from
1971 to 1999.

Mr. Bronson continued, "We are pleased with our investment performance,
particularly with Coda Octopus Group. Over the twenty-five month holding
period, we were able to realize a 98% annualized return on our
investment. We are actively seeking similar opportunities to reinvest in
high-growth companies."

BKF Capital Group, Inc. makes available its annual financial statements,
quarterly financial statements, and other significant reports and
amendments to such reports, free of charge, on its website as soon as
reasonably practicable after such reports are prepared. Please visit
to view the Company's 2018 financial results in more detail.

About BKF Capital Group, Inc.

BKF Capital Group, Inc. is a holding company that invests in innovative
and high-growth technology companies. We make capital investments
through our wholly owned subsidiary, BKF Asset Holdings, Inc. Our most
prominent assets are Interlink Electronics, Inc. (OTC:LINK), a global
leader in human-machine interface and sensor technologies, and Qualstar
Corporation (NASDAQ:QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage
solutions and high-efficiency power supplies.

Our principal executive office is located at 31248 Oak Crest Drive,
Suite 110, Westlake Village, CA 91361. The Company's securities were
registered under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On May 20, 2015, we filed Form 15 to terminate the registration and
reporting obligations under Section 12(g). The common stock may
thereafter be eligible for quotation through the OTC Markets Group under
the symbol "BKFG".

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements include, but are not limited to, the Company's views on
future financial performance and are generally identified by phrases
such as "thinks," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects,"
"intends," "plans," and similar words. Forward-looking statements are
not guarantees of future performance and are inherently subject to
uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to
differ materially from the forward-looking statement. These statements
are based upon, among other things, assumptions made by, and information
currently available to, management, including management's own knowledge
and assessment of the Company's industry, competition and capital
requirements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

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