Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: ER Urgent Care Centers (PINKSHEETS: ERUC), China Finance Online (NASDAQ: JRJC), Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD).
ER Urgent Care Centers (PINKSHEETS: ERUC) has had a string of positive news lately, and investors are going to want to watch the stock very closely. Thursday after the markets closed, the company, a one-stop-shop where patients can receive premier health care, after-hours, at a fraction of the cost of emergency room visits, issued a press release announcing the release of its latest information video for shareholders. The link to the ERUC video is: http://www.erucc.net/videos/ervideostockhbit.wmv.
This should be welcomed by investors, as the company states in the press release that with a commitment to continue direct communication with its shareholders and future shareholders, ERUC will be periodically releasing information videos. In addition we will be releasing interviews with various Directors of the company that will discuss the company's future plans for growth. We hope that you enjoy these upcoming events.
The company also stated this week that it has begun an expansion of its newly opened location on Miami Beach. The press release states that due to increased demand from worker compensations organizations, insurance companies and the arrival of the tourist season to Miami Beach the company is expanding its diagnostic capabilities. New X-Ray and other diagnostic equipment are arriving at the Miami Beach location daily as part of the expansion. This demand is based on the overwhelming need for healthcare in that area. Hotels coming forward daily requesting it, see both employees as well as hotel visitors. Insurance companies have expressed to the company that a major void in healthcare exists on Miami Beach.
This is additional great news for the company, who last week reported significant increases in numerous categories such as revenues, shareholders equity and current assets were shown. According to the press release, revenues in 2nd quarter of 2007 were $1,130,281, an increase over 2006 with revenues of $897,286. Total assets were also up significantly from 2006. 2006 total assets were $1,758,991 and now in 2007 total assets reached a record of $3,511,238. Shareholder equity also reached record highs with an increase of 49% over 2006. 2006 shareholder equity was $1,233,476 while 2007 reached $2,519,532.
Jerry Miller, Founder, said, "We are very proud of these increases. We continue to show a steady growth pattern. We are truly focused on our business plan and our mission of profitability by the last quarter of 2007."
Wall Street News Alert is placing Aggressive Investors on alert to monitor the progress ER Urgent Care Centers! The company also recently reported this month that that it has completed the process to file with the SEC electronically. This process is known as The EDGAR System. By Edgarizing our audited financial statements as well as SEC filings, ERUC is now a reporting company.
Before the news was released, ERUC closed Thursday at around Seven cents a share.
ERUC Management Company Inc. operates ER Urgent Care Centers in the South Florida area. The "true, bona-fide," "Urgent Care Center" is a one-stop-shop where patients can receive premier health care, after-hours, at a fraction of the cost of emergency room visits. With the "Urgent Care Center" model emergency rooms will no longer lose money on ER patients with minor injuries and illnesses and the HMOs will no longer have to pay exorbitant claims for non-admitted patients. ER Urgent Care Centers create a win-win situation for everyone, filling the financial and service gap between primary care physicians (PCPs) and hospital emergency rooms.
China Finance Online (NASDAQ: JRJC) up 4.1% on 17 million shares traded. China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data, information and analytics in China.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) up 2.8% on 14.8 million shares traded. Maxim Integrated Products is a leading international supplier of quality analog and mixed-signal products for applications that require real world signal processing.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) down 4.1% on 28.8 million shares traded. Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with annual revenues of more than $27 billion and more than 5,100 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
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