Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Rocket City Automotive Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RCAU).
Investors need to be watching Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK) this AM! Nighthawk Systems is a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products that enable simultaneous activation or de-activation of multiple assets or systems on demand. Nighthawk's installed customer base includes major electric utilities, internet service providers and fire departments in over 40 states. Nighthawk's products also enable custom message display, making them ideal for use in traffic control and emergency notification situations. Its products include CEO700 for remote power connect/disconnect of customers by electric utilities; PT1-LC, designed for load control programs; FAS8 used in firehouse automation; and EA1, which is used for in-building alerts. In addition, the company offers AL100 for remote public alerting; NH100 for rebooting or on/off applications to a single device; and NH8 for rebooting or on/off applications for up to eight electrical devices from a single unit. It serves electric utilities, traffic control, computer systems, commercial lighting, and irrigation markets primarily in the United States. Nighthawk announced a joint marketing agreement with American Messaging recently that facilitated the company's transition into a complete solution provider. The new venture provides access to 1.5 million customers. Its new network has been fortified through acquisitions from telecom giants Verizon Wireless and AT&T (formerly SBC Communications). NIHK has had four consecutive quarters of solid revenue under its belt and third quarter 2006 marked an all-time high in sales orders. NIHK is ramping up for a very bright future in the M2M (machine-to-machine) communications industry, forecasted by research firm IDATE to potentially reach $270 billion by 2010. NIHK is poised to become a significant player in the wireless telemetry and automation industry! NIHK has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell announcing that it has received a large order from El Paso Electric! Investors should be watching this one closely!
Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), a leading provider of intelligent wireless power management and emergency notification solutions, announced today that El Paso Electric has placed an additional order for several hundred Nighthawk CEO700 remote power disconnect units as part of a growing automation program at the utility. Nighthawk also announced that, in conjunction with the order, Nighthawk is developing a Web-enabled interface that will be used by El Paso to manage the devices being purchased, in addition to the devices already purchased by them.
H. Douglas Saathoff, Nighthawk's CEO, commented, "To put it simply, the easier our products are to use, the more of them we will sell. The Web-enabled interface that we are developing with El Paso will make it easier for El Paso and other customers to manage and use Nighthawk devices. Customers that have a desire to utilize thousands of devices like El Paso Electric need the ability to easily track and activate the units and produce reports on their use. This solution will allow El Paso to 'point and click' devices from a database in order to activate them via Nighthawk and the American Messaging wireless network."
Mr. Saathoff continued, "We look forward to finalizing this program with El Paso over the coming weeks, and rolling it out to our existing customer base during the second quarter of this year. It is our goal to become much more than an equipment vendor to our customers -- we want to be a solutions provider for them. Assisting with the automation process gives us the opportunity to become partners with our customers as their programs continue to evolve."
Nighthawk's CEO700 gives electric utilities the ability to remotely disconnect and reconnect power to residential electric meters, saving them significant time and money over the traditional manual methods requiring truck rolls and field personnel. In September 2006, Nighthawk Systems and American Messaging announced they had strengthened their joint marketing agreement to take advantage of their core competencies and provide the best wireless remote control solutions possible to their customers.
About Nighthawk Systems, Inc.
Nighthawk is a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products that enable simultaneous activation or de-activation of multiple assets or systems on demand. Nighthawk's installed customer base includes major electric utilities, internet service providers and fire departments in 40 states. Nighthawk's products also enable custom message display, making them ideal for use in traffic control and emergency notification situations.
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Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Rocket City Automotive Group Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RCAU).
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