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Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (PBH)

Today, we are highlighting Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (PBH), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Prestige Brands, Inc. markets, sells, and distributes over-the-counter healthcare, household cleaning products, and personal care products. These are to retail outlets in the United States, Canada, and certain international markets. Prestige Brands Holdings Inc.'s offices are in Irvington, New York and Jackson, Wyoming.

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc.'s growth is through acquiring strong and well-recognized brands from larger consumer products and pharmaceutical companies. The Company's management provides each brand with the marketing support and senior level attention necessary to enhance the brand's market position, expand its distribution and successfully launch line extensions and new products. After acquiring a brand, the Company works to increase its sales, market share, and distribution in existing and new channels. They go after this growth through increased spending on advertising and promotion, new marketing strategies, improved packaging and formulations, and innovative new products.

GTCR formed Prestige Brands by merging three companies. These were Medtech Products, Inc., Prestige Brands International, and The Spic and Span Company. Medtech had been in business since 1955. Prestige Brands International underwent organization in 1999 to acquire and revitalize leading, neglected but healthy brands divested by major consumer products companies. The Spic and Span Company came about in 2001 to help rebuild America's most trusted household brands. It contributed the Spic and Span® cleaning product line and Cinch® Streak-Free Glass, Kitchen and Bath Cleaner to the Prestige Brands Inc. portfolio. Its management team has always been in the New York metropolitan area.

Examples of Prestige Brands Holdings Inc.'s Over-The-Counter Healthcare brands are Chloraseptic® Allergen Block, Clear Eyes®, Freezone®, Murine® Tears, and Oxipor®, among numerous others. Their Household brands are Chore Boy®, Cinch®, Comet®, Comet® Spray Gel Mildew Stain Remover, and Spic And Span®. Their Personal Care brands are Cloverine®, Cutex®, Ezo®, and Kerodex®.

On February 5, 2010, Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. reported that their fiscal third-quarter profit rose 32 percent as cost cuts offset a drop in sales. Profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2009 rose to $10.6 million, or 21 cents per share, from $8 million, or 16 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue fell 3 percent to $75.4 million from nearly $78 million.

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc. (PBH) closed Wednesday's trading at $8.45 up 2.42 percent. Volume was 414,495.

Micrel Inc. (MCRL)

Today we are highlighting Micrel Inc. (MCRL), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Micrel Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide analog, Ethernet and high bandwidth markets. The Company has their headquarters and state-of-the-art wafer fabrication facilities in San Jose, California. They also have regional sales, support offices, and advanced technology design centers situated throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Micrel Inc. trades on NASDAQ.

The Company's customers include leading manufacturers of enterprise, consumer, industrial, mobile, telecommunications, automotive, and computer products. The products that Micrel offers include advanced mixed-signal, analog, and power semiconductors; high performance communication, clock management, Ethernet switch, and physical layer transceiver ICs.

On February 22, 2010, Micrel Inc. introduced the MIC4782, a new dual non-synchronous PWM buck regulator targeting consumer applications. The MIC4782 is the latest addition to the popular low-voltage family of small footprint, non-synchronous buck regulators. It operates at 1.8 MHz, with a maximum load current of 2A per channel.

The IC addresses the designer's need for a low-cost dual regulator solution for the 5V and 3.3V rails in consumer applications. The device targets cost sensitive consumer applications. These include wired and wireless broadband communication equipments, printers, and HD set top boxes, computing peripherals, and low power FPGAs.

The same day, Micrel rolled out the MIC3201, a new Step-Down High Brightness LED (HBLED) driver with high-side current sense. This device is the first in a new series of high brightness LED drivers targeting MR-16 lamps and other general illumination applications. This device reduces the size, complexity, and cost of the driver solutions for various lighting applications.

Micrel announced in January their financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. Highlights include fourth quarter revenues of $61.2 million, which increased 4.0 percent on a sequential quarter basis and at high-end of guidance. The Company had fourth quarter GAAP net income of $4.1 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, which includes pre-tax asset impairment charge of $6.5 million. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.14, up from non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.12 in the prior quarter. Fourth quarter gross margin was 53.3 percent, up from 52.5 percent in the prior quarter.

Micrel Inc. (MCRL) closed Wednesday's trading session at $9.94 down 0.50 percent. Volume was 820,425.

iGo, Inc. (IGOI)

HotOTC.com and Stock Rich reported previously on iGo, Inc. (IGOI), and we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

iGo, Inc. develops and markets universal chargers for laptops and various mobile devices. The Company dedicates their efforts to providing innovative and streamlined mobile solutions based upon the Company's patented technology. In addition to their charging solution, iGo offers accessories for the mobile device market. Formerly known as Mobility Electronics, Inc., the Company changed their name to iGo, Inc. in May 2008.  iGo, Inc. has their corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Company trades on the NASDAQ Global Market.

iGo, Inc. develops and markets universal chargers for laptops and mobile devices such as mobile phones, Bluetooth® headsets, smartphones/PDAs, MP3 players, portable gaming devices, digital cameras, and other products. Their patented tip technology enables users to charge thousands of models of mobile devices with a single charger using interchangeable power tips.

iGo offers a full line of chargers for charging at home, in the office, on an airplane, in the car, or from batteries. By using these chargers and associated tips, mobile device users can save money and eliminate the extra weight and jumbled power cords associated with carrying multiple chargers. In some products, through using these chargers and associated tips, users can power multiple devices simultaneously.

The Company's products include alternate current(AC)/direct current(DC) universal power adapters,  and DC-only power adapters. They also include AC-only power adapters, DC cigarette lighter adapters, mobile AC adapters, combination AC/DC adapters, and battery-powered adapters.

Recently, iGo, Inc. announced that the Company will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009 on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Members of the public can listen to the live conference call on the Internet. The conference call will feature Michael Heil, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Darryl Baker, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

iGo, Inc. (IGOI) closed Wednesday's trading session at $1.20 up 3.45 percent. Volume was 83,480.

Harris Interactive Inc. (HPOL)

Today we are highlighting Harris Interactive Inc. (HPOL), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on NASDAQ, Harris Interactive Inc. is a consultative market research company, which operates primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The Company had Annual Revenue of $184.3 million from continuing operations, for Fiscal Year End June 30, 2009. The Company has approximately 850 full time employees, and they have their headquarters in New York, New York.

Harris Interactive Inc. leverages research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant insight into actionable foresight. They are known widely for the Harris Poll and for pioneering innovative research methodologies. The Company offers expertise in a broad spectrum of industries. These include healthcare, technology, public affairs, energy, telecommunications, financial services, insurance, media, retail, restaurant, and consumer package goods. They serve clients in more than 215 countries and territories through their North American, European, and Asian offices and a network of independent market research firms.

In 1975, Dr. Gordon S. Black, then a professor of political science at the University of Rochester in New York founded the Gordon S. Black Corporation—known today as Harris Interactive. Harris Interactive has grown to become one of the largest market research and consulting firms in the world and the global leader in conducting online research.

Harris Interactive Inc. provides market research and polling services, which include ad-hoc or customized qualitative and quantitative research, service bureau research, and long-term tracking studies. They also offer consultative solutions in market assessment, product development, brand and communications, reputation management, stakeholder relationships, and youth and education. The Company also conducts computer-assisted telephone interviewing in telephone data- collection centers.

They also conduct diverse types of custom research. This includes customer satisfaction surveys, market share studies, new product introduction studies, brand recognition studies, reputation studies, and ad concept testing. Additionally, Harris Interactive engages in the design, execution, and maintenance of custom and online tracking studies for clients in a range of industries. They also conduct data collection for other market research firms.

Harris Interactive Inc. (HPOL) closed Wednesday's session at $1.15 up 8.49 percent. Volume was 537,212.

Golden Star Resources, Ltd. (GSS)

Recently, SmallCap Voice and Greenbackers reported on Golden Star Resources, Ltd. (GSS). DrStockPick.com, Momentum Trades, OTC Picks, Today's Financial News, and The Street did earlier, and we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, Golden Star Resources, Ltd. is a mid-tier gold mining company with two operating mines situated along the prolific Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana, West Africa. The Company's commitment is to growth through exploration and accretive acquisitions. Golden Star Resources, Ltd. trades on the NYSE: Amex.

Golden Star holds a 90 percent equity interest in Golden Star (Bogoso/Prestea) Limited and Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, which respectively own the Bogoso/Prestea and Wassa open-pit gold mines and also owns the Hwini-Butre and Benso properties through subsidiaries in Ghana. Additionally, Golden Star has an 81 percent interest in the currently inactive Prestea Underground mine in Ghana, as well as gold exploration interests elsewhere in Ghana, in other parts of West Africa, and South America.

Bogoso/Prestea recorded gold sales of 186,054 ounces for 2009, a 9 percent increase over 2008 gold sales at Bogoso/Prestea. Fourth quarter gold sales were 46,679 ounces, representing a 16 percent increase over fourth quarter 2008 sales at Bogoso. The primary driving factor for the increased gold sales was the increased gold recovery rates at the sulfide plant that averaged 70.7 percent in 2009 versus 66.5 percent in 2008.

Gold sales at Wassa were 223,848 ounces during 2009, an increase of 78.5 percent over gold sales in 2008. Quarterly gold sales were 59,807 ounces for the fourth quarter of 2009, an increase of 30.2 percent over the fourth quarter of 2008. One of the most significant aspects of the year at Wassa for the Company was the increased grade of ore processed. This was a direct result of the high-grade ore from Benso and Hwini-Butre. The grade increased to 2.76 g/t in 2009 from 1.33 g/t in 2008. Also of significance was the excellent metallurgical recovery rate at Wassa, which increased to 95.3 percent in 2009 from 93.6 percent in 2008.

On February 24, 2010, Golden Star Resources Ltd. announced their audited year-end results for 2009 and unaudited fourth quarter 2009 results. Highlights include record annual gold sales of 409,902 ounces for 2009, surpassing guidance and representing a 39 percent increase over 2008 gold sales. Gold revenues for the year were $400.7 million representing an increase of 56 percent over 2008. The Company had net income of $16.5 million for the year, or $0.070 per share.

Golden Star Resources, Ltd. (GSS) closed Wednesday's trading session at $3.35 up 2.13 percent. Volume was 2,518,430.

Fossil, Inc. (FOSL)

Today, Motley Fool Hidden Gems reported on Fossil, Inc. (FOSL), Trading Markets did recently. Earlier, Zacks.com and The Stock Advisors reported on the Company, and we highlight them as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on NASDAQ, Fossil, Inc. is a global design, marketing, and distribution company. They specialize in consumer fashion accessories. Their broad range of accessories products, brands, distribution channels, and price points allows the Company to target style-conscious consumers across a wide age spectrum on a global basis. Fossil, Inc. has their corporate headquarters in Richardson, Texas.

Fossil products sell to department stores, specialty retail stores, and specialty watch and jewelry stores. This is in the U.S. and in over 100 countries worldwide through 23 company-owned foreign sales subsidiaries and a network of 59 independent distributors. The Company also distributes their products in more than 350 Company owned and operated retail stores and through international e-commerce websites and the Company's U.S. e-commerce website at www.fossil.com

Fossil Inc.'s principal offerings include an extensive line of men's and women's fashion watches and jewelry sold under proprietary and licensed brands. Their main offerings also include handbags, small leather goods, belts, sunglasses, cold weather products, apparel, and footwear. In the watch and jewelry product category, the Company's offerings include a diverse portfolio of recognized proprietary and licensed brand names under which they market their products.

Fossil offers an extensive line of watches under their proprietary FOSSIL®, RELIC®, MW®, MW MICHELE®, MOBILEWEAR™ and ZODIAC® brands. Pursuant to license agreements, they also offer them under some of the most prestigious brands in the world, including ADIDAS®, BURBERRY®, CALLAWAY GOLF®, COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR®, DIESEL®, DKNY®, EMPORIO ARMANI®, MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS® and MARC® by MARC JACOBS.

On February 16, 2010, Fossil, Inc. reported net sales and earnings for the thirteen-week and fifty-two week periods ended January 2, 2010. For the Fourth Quarter, Net sales increased 13.7 percent to $527.8 million compared to $464.1 million. Gross profit increased 22.8 percent to $297.6 million, or 56.4 percent of net sales, compared to $242.4 million, or 52.2 percent of net sales. Net income increased 51.2 percent to $70.0 million compared to $46.3 million.

Fiscal Year Results (2009 vs. 2008) showed Net sales decreased 2.2 percent to $1.55 billion compared to $1.58 billion. Gross profit decreased 0.7 percent to $844.9 million, or 54.6 percent of net sales, compared to $851.2 million, or 53.8 percent of net sales. Net income increased 0.8 percent to $139.2 million compared to $138.1 million.

Today, Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) closed trading at $37.66 up 0.08 percent. Volume was 548,738.

Ferro Corporation (FOE)

SmallCapInvestor.com, Penny Invest, and StockEgg.com reported earlier on Ferro Corporation (FOE), and we highlight the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Ferro Corporation is a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers. Ferro materials enhance the performance of products in a variety of end markets. These include electronics, solar energy, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, building and renovation, appliances, automotive, household furnishings, and industrial products. With headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, the Company has approximately 5,200 employees worldwide. They reported 2009 sales of $1.7 billion. Ferro Corporation trades on the NYSE.

Ferro Corporation has operations in 23 countries and they sell products in more than 100 countries.  Their materials enable critical contributions to appearance and functionality in enterprises' finished products.  Ferro offers integrated technical support throughout an enterprise's manufacturing cycle. This is from product design, to materials specification and evaluation, to manufacturing implementation. They provide this support from their regional application labs and in companies' own manufacturing facilities.

The Company has several business units. Their Electronic Materials business develops, manufactures, and markets high-purity powders, pastes, and tapes for many electronic applications. The Company also has a Pharmaceuticals business unit. Ferro Pfanstiehl Laboratories helps companies bring their new products to market.

Their Color & Glass Performance Materials unit supplies glass colors and coatings, which add value to automotive, flat, and container glass in the global market. They built their Ferro Glass Systems brand around innovation, quality, technical service, and global reach. Ferro pioneered Forehearth coloration as a cost-effective alternative to coloration in the glass tank. It is effective for special colors or short campaigns, for glass bottles, tableware, giftware, and architectural glass.

The Ferro Polymer Additives unit improves the characteristics of or the processing of plastics. Their products include heat and light stabilizers, plasticizers, and lubricants. For Porcelain Enamel, Ferro is one of the world's largest suppliers of porcelain enamel used for protecting cookware, small and large appliances, sanitaryware, water heaters, and building panels. In 1932, Ferro produced the first all porcelain enamel home in South Euclid, Ohio.

Ferro also has their Specialty Plastics business unit and their Tile Coating Systems unit. Ferro is the world's leading supplier of ceramic glaze coatings and is a major supplier of ceramic color. The ceramic floor and wall tile industry is a major market for Ferro.

Ferro Corporation (FOE) closed Wednesday's trading at $8.91 up 0.79 percent. Volume was 688,873.

Western Refining Inc. (WNR)

ChartAdvisor.com, The Tycoon Report, and Hit and Run Candle Sticks Reported previously on Western Refining Inc. (WNR), and we choose to highlight the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Western Refining, Inc. is an independent oil refining and marketing company. Headquartered in El Paso, Texas, they have refineries in El Paso, Gallup, New Mexico, and Yorktown, Virginia. The Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Western Refining (WNR) has been publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange since January 2006.

The Company's refineries have a combined crude oil processing capacity of approximately 235,000 barrels per day. A majority of products produced at these refineries are high-value light products, consisting of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. All the Company's refineries have truck racks or marketing terminals. The El Paso refinery delivers to several other markets by pipeline. Yorktown has waterborne access, and they receive, and deliver by barge and ship.

Western Refining, Inc.'s asset portfolio also includes refined products terminals in Albuquerque and Bloomfield, New Mexico and Flagstaff, Arizona. They have asphalt terminals in Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque, and El Paso, and retail service stations and convenience stores in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. They also have a fleet of crude oil and finished product truck transports, and wholesale petroleum products operations in Arizona, Nevada, California, New Mexico, and Texas.

The Company continues to invest a significant amount of capital in refinery initiatives. This allows them to improve their crude oil processing flexibility, expand refinery capacity, increase production of higher-value refined products, and satisfy certain regulatory requirements.

In January 2010, Western Refining, Inc. announced that Jeff Stevens, who was President and Chief Operating Officer, received appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Stevens succeeds Paul Foster, who is continuing as an officer of the Company in the position of Executive Chairman and continues to lead Western's Board of Directors as Chairman.
Recently, Western Refining, Inc. reported that they plan to announce results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, on March 4, 2010, before the open of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company has scheduled a conference call on March 4, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results.

Western Refining Inc. (WNR) closed today's session at $4.69 up 3.76 percent. Volume was 3,207,937.

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WikiLoan, Inc. (WKLI)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight WikiLoan, Inc. (WKLI). Today, WikiLoan, Inc. closed trading at $0.43, which was up 46.90 percent. Their volume today was 3,630,301 shares – substantially higher than the stock’s average daily volume of 431,000 traded shares.

SectorWatch.biz announced the availability of a commentary of interest to investors in WikiLoan Inc. and other finance-related equities making news and driving markets today.

WikiLoan, Inc. (WKLI) operates a Social Network with a focus on finance. At WikiLoan.com, family and friends can borrow and lend money among themselves at rates suitable to their respective needs. The website provides repayment schedules and documentation for loans, along with proprietary administrative tools, enabling users to securely pull credit reports and automate the loan repayment process.

Through a simple process, borrowers can create a loan listing between $1,000 and $25,000. They set the rate they are willing to pay for the loan, get their WikiScore, and invite friends in their network to view the listing. Lenders then receive an invitation to view the listing and are provided with the borrower’s WikiScore, debt-to-income ratio, and the loan repayment schedule.

Once the loan is fulfilled, WikiLoan compiles the promissory note and provides it to all involved parties. The company also handles on-going notifications and provides access to online payment systems to ensure a smooth repayment process. Wikiloan generates revenues through fees for documentation, credit score checks and administrative services.

The market opportunity for WikiLoan is significant considering the ongoing financial crisis, bank consolidations and changing consumer behavior with regards to online lending, borrowing and banking. In the midst of current economic conditions, peer-to-peer lending has become one of the fastest growing sectors of the financial services industry and WikiLoan is well positioned to capitalize on its ongoing growth. Disclaimer

WikiLoan, Inc. Blog

WikiLoan, Inc. News:

WikiLoan Signs Major Deal - Sales May Top $20 Million

WikiLoan Close to First Deal

SectorWatch.biz: Will the Market Continue to Rally as Investors See Mega Banks Shrug Off Obama's New Rules?

Cityside Tickets, Inc. (CIST)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Cityside Tickets, Inc. (CIST). Today, Cityside Tickets, Inc. closed trading at $0.34, which was up 15.86 percent. Their volume today was 911,498 shares.

Murphy Analytics (MA) announced coverage on CitySide Tickets, Inc. The Initiation Report contains a detailed discussion of the Company's business model, market dynamics, industry competitors, macroeconomic data and indicators, financial results and risks.

Cityside Tickets, Inc. (CIST) offers a diverse range of tickets for sale through their website at www.citysidetickets.com. In addition, visitors to the company’s website can use the site to sell tickets they have available. Cityside Tickets’ focus is on offering tickets to quality theatre acts in a variety of cities.

The company offers concert tickets, theatre tickets, and sports tickets to their customers. Currently, Cityside Tickets is offering concert tickets for acts such as Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga, and Elton John & Billy Joel, to name a few. For Theatre tickets, the company is offering tickets for Wicked, The Jersey Boys, South Pacific, and Phantom of the Opera, among others.

Cityside Tickets also offers tickets to Major League Baseball, NBA Basketball, NFL Football, and NHL Hockey events. They also offer Monster Jam tickets, National Finals Rodeo tickets, Ultimate Fighting Championship tickets, U.S. Open Tennis Championship tickets, and WWE-World Wrestling Entertainment tickets.

Additionally, Cityside Tickets offers tickets to NASCAR racing events. This includes tickets to the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway as well as the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Michigan International Speedway, Pocono Raceway, and Watkins Glen International. This is in addition to a host of other racetrack offerings presented on the company’s web portal. Disclaimer

Cityside Tickets, Inc. Blog

Cityside Tickets, Inc. News:

CitySide Tickets, Inc. CEO to Be Interviewed on FOX Business Network Live

CitySide Tickets, Inc. Featured in Boston Herald

CitySide Tickets, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for 100% Ownership in Ticket Broker StadiumTickets.com

FormCap Corp. (FRMC)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight FormCap Corp. (FRMC) Today, FormCap Corp. closed trading at $0.1810, which was up 29.29 percent. Their volume today was 297,580 shares.

FormCap Corp. (FRMC) announced it is establishing itself as a Bonded Operator in the State of New Mexico in anticipation of its first proposed well on the Weber City Prospect located in Curry County, New Mexico.

FormCap Corp. (FRMC) is an emerging oil & gas exploration and development company. With a primary focus on the discovery and development of oil in the Continental United States, the company has assembled 4,800 acres of oil and gas mineral leases, together called the Weber City Prospect, located in Curry County, New Mexico.

The Weber City Prospect has been defined by detailed geological information including well log data, seismic, Landsat and independent third party geological interpretation. After thorough review of the collected data, FormCap believes there is potential to drill up to 100 wells that could produce over 300 million barrels of oil.

The initial well will be drilled to a total depth of 6,500' to test four potential productive hydrocarbon zones; the San Andres, Clearfork, Wolfcamp and, the primary objective, the Cisco Formation. The company has also outlined multiple secondary objectives in the primary producing zones of the Permain Basin of New Mexico and Texas.

The Permian Basin is very prolific and well known for its oil production. Owning their leases 100%, FormCap is fully in charge of its exploration and drill plan. The four well established formations should provide FormCap with a relatively low risk opportunity as the company’s experienced management team dedicates all efforts towards profitability. Disclaimer

FormCap Corp. Blog

FormCap Corp. News:

FORMCAP Establishing Operatorship in New Mexico

Formcap Hires Senior Geologist Thomas Markham

FormCap Corporation - Corporate Update

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV). Today, Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. closed trading at $0.0299, which was up 24.58 percent. Their volume today was 120,000 shares.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) is focused on manufacturing and distributing their patented SpaCapsule® as well as continued innovation in the areas of anti-aging, cosmetics, relaxation, cellulite reduction, and weight loss. Finding use in numerous environments such as relaxation centers, golf clubs, ski lounges, gyms, and health clubs, the SpaCapsule® provides next generation de-stressing and relaxation.

The company’s founders, Dr. Ella Frenkel and Dr. Ilya Spivak, initially capitalized Simulated Environment Concepts Inc. with several million dollars of their own money. With this initial investment, the company worked on, and succeeded in developing, the sleek and stylish looking pressurized dry water massage relaxation station.

SpaCapsule® is a full body massage, aromatherapy, audio and video entertainment system. The capsules are fused with advanced modern technology and healing methods of aromatherapy and audiovisual relaxation techniques, incorporating proprietary water-jet and pressure-jet technology that requires no on-site plumbing. Weighing approximately 500 lbs, the capsule only requires standard electric service.

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. (SMEV) anticipates progressive and consistent growth over the next six years. With individuals spending billions of dollars on de-stressing, weight loss, anti aging, cosmetics, massage and physical rehabilitations, the company is in a position to experience explosive growth from current levels. Disclaimer

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. Blog

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. News:

Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc., The Book Bank Foundation and NFL Legends Promote National Literacy

Simulated Environment Concepts Enters New Year With Multi-Million Dollar Deal for International Distribution of Flagship Product

Simulated Environment Concepts Looks to Lead Business Consultancy Firm, AJENE WATSON, LLC

National Automation Services, Inc. (NASV) 

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight National Automation Services, Inc. (NASV). Today National Automation Services, Inc. closed trading at $0.08, which was up 33.33 percent. Their volume today was 15,000 shares.

National Automation Services, Inc. (NASV) is a public holding company focused on designing, engineering, installing and maintaining automated control systems for such business applications as waste water treatment, water treatment, airport security, bottling plants, power plants, metals, mining, breweries, food processing, tire making, textiles, plastics and nearly all production activities.  

Dominant players in the $500 Billion national and international automation controls market include Siemens, Honeywell, Fisher Controls, Johnson Controls and others. In addition to the multi-nationals, it has been estimated that there could be as many as 300 local and regional firms providing automation control services. In general, these companies have an edge on the larger behemoths because they can better respond to the needs of local business and municipalities.  

Unfortunately, for these smaller companies, they compete in a limited market space, have stunted growth prospects and have no way of monetizing their asset value. NAS aims to capitalize on this condition by acquiring and integrating the strongest local and regional players into a new organization that would allow for the synergies and efficiencies of a national company while keeping the competitive advantages of decentralized management and service.  

Of the 300 local and regional automation companies, 42 meet the company’s acquisition criteria; 11 of which have been targeted for acquisition over the next two years. NAS projects year-end 2010 revenues of more than $47 Million and year-end 2011 revenues of over $140 Million predicated on meeting its targeted acquisition schedule. With a solid business plan in place, NAS has a firm foundation to generate strong cash flow and increase shareholder value over the long-term. Disclaimer

National Automotion Services, Inc. Blog

National Automation Services, Inc. News:

National Automation Services Announces 3rd Quarter Results and Other NAS Updates

National Automation Services, Inc. $440,000 Awarded Contract for the City of Glendale

National Automation Services, Inc. Fully Reporting Status With SEC

Energtek, Inc. (EGTK) Changes The Game

Energtek Inc. is set to change the lives of literally millions of people in Southeast Asia through the successful introduction of CNG LITE™. Based upon Energtek’s proprietary ANG (Absorbed Natural Gas) technology, which allows natural gas to be stored under low pressure as opposed to costly high-pressure or liquefied natural gas alternatives, the CNG LITE system makes it cost effective to convert the huge number of 2 and 3 wheeled motorized vehicles, so common in that part of the world, to natural gas, the cleanest burning of all fossil fuels.

The potential impact of this new technology, both on individuals and the environment, is so great because of the sheer number of such vehicles currently in use. Right now there are over 300 million motorized 2 and 3 wheeled vehicles on the road throughout the world, primarily in places like the Philippines and other developing countries. For decades they have provided cheap and easy transportation, and have been a major part of business and consumer life in developing countries around the world.

But the emissions of these little movers have seriously impacted air quality wherever they’re used, and governments have come under increasing pressure to do something about it. Until now, there simply wasn’t much that could be done. With CNG LITE, Energtek has effectively changed the entire game. By making it possible to store natural gas inexpensively, under low-pressure, Energtek has removed the primary hurdle for converting to natural gas. And natural gas, by producing far less carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrous oxides than other fossil fuels, while also being suitable to use in motor vehicles, is the perfect answer to environmental questions. Using Energtek’s fine-tuned conversion kit technology, vehicles running on natural gas are ensured the best fuel efficiency and performance, and pollution is dramatically reduced.

Energtek is now working with governments to test and develop conversion programs. In the Philippines, the company has recently completed successful field trials, and the government there has indicated their feeling that CNG LITE system is the only commercially-viable system that can be utilized for the mass conversions of tricycles in their country.

CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST) Receives Coverage from Independent Research Firm Murphy Analytics

Murphy Analytics announced today that it has initiated coverage on CitySide Tickets, Inc. The Initiation Report provides a discussion on the company’s business model, market dynamics, industry competitors, macroeconomic data and indicators, financial results and risks. The complete report is available at http://www.murphyanalytics.com/uploads/CIST_Initiation.

Analyst Patrick J. Murphy, CFA noted the following in the report, “Although the recently completed Live Nation / TicketMaster merger creates significant market concentration, it also serves to illustrate the magnitude of the opportunity in the ticket market. CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST.PK) seeks to capitalize on this opportunity through organic growth as well as through acquisition.”

“As CNBC watchers undoubtedly have seen first-hand, CitySide Tickets has commenced an aggressive marketing campaign designed to expand the Company’s domestic reach. Additionally, CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST.PK) recently announced a letter of intent to complete its first acquisition. With the launch of a national marketing campaign and the announcement of the pending acquisition, CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST.PK) has begun executing its strategy to become a significant national destination for both ticket buyers and ticket sellers.”

Delta Apparel (DLA) Raises Fiscal 2010 Sales and Earnings Guidance

Delta Apparel Inc., along with its operating subsidiaries – MJ Soffe LLC, To The Game LLC, Art Gun LLC and Junkfood Clothing Company, is an international design, marketing, manufacturing and sourcing company. The company features a diverse portfolio of high quality branded and private-label activewear apparel and headwear.

The company sells a variety of casual wear and athletic products through department stores, mid-tier retailers, sporting goods stores, specialty and boutique shops as well as the internet. The company’s operations are located throughout the United States, Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador. It employs about 6,000 people worldwide.

Delta Apparel announced yesterday that it is raising its expectations of net sales and earnings for its fiscal 2010 year ending July 3, 2010. For the full fiscal year 2010, Delta Apparel now expects net sales of about $400 million compared to its prior guidance of $375-$385 million. Earnings are now expected to be in the range of $1.20 to $1.30 per diluted share compared to the company’s prior guidance of $0.95 to $1.10 per share. The company believes that only a significant deterioration of the US economy would affect these numbers adversely.

Chairman and CEO of Delta Apparel Robert W. Humphreys commented, “Sales trends in each of our business units continue to be strong as we proceed through the second half of the fiscal year. Gross margins are exceeding our original target…we continue to utilize the strengths of each of our businesses to enhance top-line growth.”


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