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To: Yuri Aminov who wrote (372)2/18/1998 9:28:00 PM
From: glenn s. turner
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Earnings: .18 loss per share after charges. Good sales.

Ultrak Announces Record Fourth Quarter and 1997 Net Sales; Company Takes Fourth
Quarter Charge

BusinessWire, Wednesday, February 18, 1998 at 20:52

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 1998--Ultrak Inc.
(NASDAQ:ULTK) today announced record sales of $53,483,277 for the
fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 1997, a 34% increase compared to
$40,044,311 in the same period a year earlier.
Taking the effect of the previously announced fourth quarter
charge into account, gross profit margins were 29.4% compared to 30.5%
in the fourth quarter of 1996, while the loss before income tax
benefit was $3,676,127 compared to income before taxes of $3,583,222
in the fourth quarter of 1996.
Net loss for the quarter after these charges was $2,526,769
compared to net income of $2,463,809 in the same period in 1996.
Diluted loss per share for the fourth quarter was $0.18 on 14,012,856
weighted average shares outstanding, compared to earnings of $0.19 on
12,028,696 shares outstanding in the fourth quarter a year earlier.
Operating profit and net income for the quarter before the special and
other charges would have been approximately $250,000 and $994,000
($0.07 diluted income per share), respectively.
For the year ended Dec. 31, 1997, sales increased 38% to a record
$188,740,735 compared to $136,636,124 in 1996. Taking the effect of
the fourth quarter charge into account, gross profit margins increased
to 31.1% from 29.9%, and income before income taxes was $4,170,183
compared to $11,491,716 in 1996.
Net income after these charges was $2,400,714, or diluted
earnings per share of $0.16, compared to $7,598,724, or $0.73 per
share, in 1996. Operating profit and net income for the year before
the special and other charges would have been approximately $6.2
million and $5.8 million ($0.38 diluted income per share),
respectively.

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To: glenn s. turner who wrote (374)3/14/1998 3:14:00 PM
From: J. A. Pina, Jr.
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Looks like they are making a nice come back but the stock has not moved and looks like it has a big barrier at 10... any thoughts ?

See ya... JP "II"

Ps... Looking at Oct 12.5 options... good bet ?

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To: R Tapp who wrote (373)4/23/1998 11:07:00 AM
From: R Tapp
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First quarter earnings came in at $0.04/share, $0.01 above expectations.

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To: R Tapp who wrote (376)4/23/1998 4:36:00 PM
From: sam song
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Looks pretty positive. It seems they are going to have
a next few good quarters ahead.

--Sam

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To: David K. who wrote (347)5/10/1998 1:12:00 PM
From: Stephen O
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All of the unhappy investors in ULTK should have a look at Silent Witness Enterprises SWE. There is a thread. SWE, a month ago or so, won the patent suit against ULTK and they will no longer be paying 7% of their gross sales of transportation video systems as a royalty to ULTK. Check out the news releases of SWE. They are the recommended supplier to all school districts in Missouri.

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To: Stephen O who wrote (378)5/22/1998 1:53:00 PM
From: Chris Baker
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Agree: Silent Witness Announces Third Quarter Results
VANCOUVER, May 22 /CNW-PRN/ - Silent Witness Enterprises Ltd. (SWE.VSE)
is pleased to announce its unaudited financial results for the third quarter
ending April 30, 1998. Revenues increased by 78% to $5,404,113 (CDN) from the
same period last year. This brings total sales for the first nine months to
$14,438,864, compared to $8,906,627 in fiscal 1997.
Earnings before income taxes increased by 184% from the same period one
year ago to $837,434 (CDN). During the previous fiscal year the Company's
earnings were in a non-taxable position; therefore net income of $495,707
(after taxes) for this quarter represents a 68% increase compared to the same
quarter last year.
Basic earnings per share are $0.09 (CDN) and fully diluted $0.075 for
this quarter. This brings year to date basic EPS to $0.24 and fully diluted
EPS to $0.20 (CDN).

Financial Highlights for Third Quarter Ending April 30, 1998
------------------------------------------------------------

3 months to April 30, 1998 Year Ago
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Revenue $ 5,404,113 $ 3,042,778
EBIT $ 837,434 $ 295,285
Net Income $ 495,707 $ 295,285
Basic EPS $ 0.09 $ 0.06
Fully Diluted EPS $ 0.075 $ 0.05

9 Months to April 30, 1998 Year Ago
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Revenue $14,438,864 $ 8,906,627
EBIT $ 2,124,782 $ 765,666
Net Income $ 1,301,657 $ 765,666
Basic EPS $ 0.24 $ 0.155
Fully Diluted EPS $ 0.20 $ 0.12

Silent Witness Enterprises Ltd. is a Surrey, B.C. based technology
company that produces innovative surveillance cameras for global markets.
Approximately 85% of its sales come from established distribution channels in
the United States and Western Europe. For further information on Silent
Witness, visit our website at silent-witness.com or call
1-800-877-2407.


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To: Chris Baker who wrote (379)7/10/1998 12:28:00 AM
From: Mike R.
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ANYONE ELSE HERE CARE ABOUT THIS STOCK, OR HAVE ANY INFORMATION.

I HATE THIS STOCK! I JUST CANNOT SELL IT FOR NOTHING. I HAVE TURNED INTO AN INVESTOR, INSTEAD OF A SPECULATOR.

DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY NEW INFO ON ULTK?

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To: Mike R. who wrote (380)7/20/1998 9:02:00 PM
From: Mike R.
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Hey, is anyone noticing that we are very slowly moving up, both in price and volume.

Earnings should be out any day, and I suspect that they might be decent.

Good luck, everyone!

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To: Mike R. who wrote (381)7/21/1998 10:27:00 AM
From: R Tapp
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Earnings are set to be released tomorrow.

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To: R Tapp who wrote (382)7/22/1998 11:49:00 PM
From: R Tapp
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Ultrak today announced record 2nd quarter sales of $51,409,481 and EPS on a diluted basis of $0.08/share. That EPS figure is about 2 cents above consensus estimates, and the second quarterly upside surprise in a row. The company expects to continue to gather momentum in the second half of 1998 for a strong 1999.


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