SOURCE: Latitude Industries Inc.

February 16, 2007 09:30 ET

LTDN: Latitude Has Received a "BUY" Rating by Beacon Equity Research Senior Analyst, Lisa Springer, CFA

MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2007 -- Latitude Industries Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LTDN), an innovative manufacturer of high quality Offshore Sports Fisherman and Center Console boats in Florida, announces today the "BUY" rating from a third party consulting and research company.

In the report, the analyst writes, "Latitude Industries and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Latitude Powerboats, is an innovative manufacturer of high quality 26' to 51' foot offshore sport fishing boats. The Company, headquartered in South Florida, fuses innovation with highly advanced composite materials that resist rot and decay. Latitude's boats feature hand-laid fiberglass, which gives the buyer old world craftsmanship mixed with the latest advances in technology. In addition to the company's craftsmanship, Latitude uses the most advanced lamination technologies to fortify the hulls against rough sea conditions.

"The Company anticipates a significant ramp-up in 2007 sales as a result of the introduction of new boat models, an enhanced ability to produce larger boats and success in securing Homeland Security-related work orders. Latitude built 40 patrol boats for US Homeland Security on behalf of Midnight Express Boats and is being invited to bid on additional Homeland Security contracts from other countries as well.

"Latitude produced 1.0% net margins in fiscal 2006 on revenues of $0.7 million. We expect the Company to post significantly improved net profit margins in fiscal 2007 as a result of economies of scale achieved on the expanded revenue base. Net profit margins for the recreational boats peer group range from a high of 8.0% for Marine Product Group to lows of 2.0% for Brunswick Corp. and Fountain Powerboat."

Beacon Equity Research Rating and Market Data

Symbol                                         LTDN
Exchange                                       OTC.PK
Current Price                                  $0.12
Price Target                                   $0.37
Rating                                         Speculative Buy
Outstanding Shares                             22,338,000
Market Cap                                     $2.7 Million
Average 50-Days                                229,200
Beacon Equity Research Rating Disclosure

The analysts contributing to this report do not hold any shares of Latitude Industries (LTDN). Additionally, the analysts contributing to this report certify that the views expressed herein accurately reflect the analysts' personal views as to the subject securities and issuers. The analyst(s) writing this report recognize and aspire to all of the CFA Institute Guidelines for Independent Research. Beacon Equity Research ("Beacon") certifies that no part of the analysts' compensation was, is, or will be, directly or indirectly, related to the specific recommendation or views expressed by the analysts in the report. Beacon has directly been compensated six thousand dollars by a no controlling third party for enrollment of Latitude Industries in its research program. This report is based on data obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, but is not guaranteed as to accuracy and does not purport to be complete. As such, the report should not be construed as advice designed to meet the particular investment needs of any investor. Any opinions expressed herein are subject to change.

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