SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

January 04, 2010 08:35 ET

Ahead of the Bell: China Direct Industries - January 4, 2010

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MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 4, 2010) - Stock Market Alerts' performance stock list includes: China Direct Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDII), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), ICx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICXT) and Gold Fields Ltd (NYSE: GFI).

This morning, China Direct Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDII) announced financial outlook for its fiscal 2010 year ending September 30, 2010. The company is a U.S. owned holding company operating in China in two core business segments, pure magnesium production and distribution of basic materials.

As a result of improved visibility in the operations of its subsidiaries in China, coupled with continued price stabilization and improvement in demand in its magnesium segment, management has decided to reinitiate providing an annual financial outlook. Management sees improvement across all its business areas resulting in revenues for the full fiscal year of 2010 ranging between $130 and $150 million with net income ranging from $8 to $10 million. This guidance is predicated on management's believe that magnesium prices and demand will continue to gradually improve in the fiscal year. Management also believes its consulting operations will improve significantly as global markets continue to strengthen for small to medium sized Chinese entities.

Commenting on its outlook, Dr. James Wang, Chairman and CEO of China Direct Industries, Inc. stated, "We have navigated the company through unprecedented difficulties and have worked diligently to remain in a solid financial position with operations capable of resuming growth when markets improved. We believe that that time is on hand in 2010 and we intend to work diligently on a return to profitability and a resumption of growth for all our businesses in China and the U.S. We are confident in our ability to deliver and optimistic that our end markets will continue to solidify and improve as we move throughout fiscal 2010."

The stock closed at $1.18 a share.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) down 0.8% on 18.8 million shares traded.

Exxon Mobil Corporation is one of the leading international energy companies whose subsidiaries have operations in most of the world's countries.

ICx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICXT) up 11.6% on 12.6 million shares traded.

ICx Technologies is a leader in the development and integration of advanced sensor technologies for homeland security, force protection and commercial applications.

Gold Fields Ltd (NYSE: GFI) up 1.4% on 1.9 million shares traded.

Gold Fields is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of 3.6 million ounces* per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru.

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