SOURCE: Wall Street News Alert

August 15, 2005 09:35 ET

Breaking Market Alert: ERUG, Monday's Stock to Watch!

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Wall Street Capital Funding.

WESTON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 15, 2005 -- Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: ER Urgent Care Centers (OTC: ERUG), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE).

ER Urgent Care Centers (OTC: ERUG) should be appearing on the radar screen of aggressive investors and day traders again this morning! Friday after the stock markets closed, the company issued a press release announcing that it has set out on one of its most aggressive marketing programs in an effort to further brand the name E.R. Urgent Care.

News of the marketing blitz could be big news to investors! In the month of August the company participated in a major Hispanic festival with over 35,000 attendees, a back to school event in partnership with Costco Wholesale, and a huge immunization program with Dade County Schools the third largest school district in the nation.

Continue to watch this company! On August 23 they will be hosting a lunch with the South Florida Marketing Council and the Florida Panthers Hockey team President Michael Yormark as guest speaker. The company is continuing its commitment to be present in most major events related to their industry. Jerry Miller, company founder, says "We are proud to continue our efforts in the building of our reputation as a leader in the urgent care industry. Our vision for E.R. Urgent is to set a nationwide standard in healthcare."

Investors should continue to monitor the progress of ER Urgent Care Centers for further developments! The company is a provider for Amerigroup, Avmed, Humana, Aetna, Hip/Vista/Beacon, Medicaid/Medipass/Medi-Kids, Total Health Choice, Assist Card, Cigna, Neighborhood Health Partnership, Corvel, Health Insurance Plans and many more. In late July, the company announced a profitable first quarter.

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Prior to Friday's press release, the stock closed at Twenty cents a share.

In case you are not familiar with the company: 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.

Stocks showing interesting activity yesterday at the close of the regular trading day were: Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) down 1.4% on 78.5 million shares traded, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) down 0.8% on 52 million shares traded and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) down 1% on 15.6 million shares traded.


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