SOURCE: Market Pulse

November 06, 2006 08:45 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Monday, Nov. 6, 2006: CPNE -- Commerce Planet Announces the Release of Stellar Q-3, 2006 Financial Numbers; Combined Revenues Reach $9.7 Million!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2006) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTCBB: CPNE), Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), JDS Uniphase Corp. (NASDAQ: JDSUD) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).

Investors need to be watching Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTCBB: CPNE) this AM! Commerce Planet operates as an Internet-based media company. Through its network of wholly owned subsidiaries, Consumer Loyalty Group, Inc., Legacy Media, Inc. and OS Imaging, Inc., the company offers a turnkey media solution that consists of online media products, lead generation services and marketing tools for its client partners. Each subsidiary specializes in a specific niche of the online media industry. The Consumer Loyalty Group offers a suite of revenue generating consumer loyalty based products. These products encompass home based business opportunities, e-commerce retail sales, educational programs, financial programs and other high yield revenue producing offers. Legacy Media is a full service marketing company. There are four operating divisions of Legacy that focus on the four main components of lead generation and order acquisition: media placement; list management; affiliate network management; and marketing tools. OS Imaging focuses on their client partner's needs from the start of their project to its finish. OS Imaging offers a full range of services including graphic design, printing services, data merge, mailing and finishing. Consumer Loyalty Group (CLG) recently announced the initial results of their international marketing campaign for The campaign was a resounding success. In the first four days of international order-taking over 500 orders were received. These orders are in addition to the growing U.S. numbers that CLG has recently experienced. The majority of these orders were generated from Canada and Australia. CLG plans to aggressively channel marketing dollars to these two countries, as well as other European and South American nations. In addition, product fulfillment is provided in a digital manner decreasing operational costs and increasing the company's bottom line numbers. Commerce Planet is the complete extension of the original ".com" dream. Commerce Planet posted record revenue and net income in the second quarter and their profits surged to 1.4 million. Revenues are derived from four primary sources; membership revenue, upsell revenue, lead revenue and other revenue. Commerce Planet is poised to become a significant player in the e-Commerce and business solutions industry. CPNE just had excellent news out in a press release before today's opening bell announcing great quarterly earnings numbers! This could be great news for investors!

Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTCBB: CPNE) an online media company and its wholly owned subsidiaries, reported a 113% increase in third quarter 2006 profits over the prior quarter. This is the third consecutive quarter that Commerce Planet has posted record revenues and profits. Commerce Planet posted $9,710,567 in combined revenue with profits of $3,114,361 for the quarter ending September 30, 2006 versus $1,777,307 in revenue and $(2,172,657) for the quarter ending September 30, 2005. Earnings for the quarter ending September 30, 2006 were $0.07 per weighted average share versus ($0.06) per weighted average share for the same period last year.

"Commerce Planet's annual growth in revenue and profits from the prior year is nothing short of stellar. Our share price as of the close of the 2006 third quarter is up over 78% in comparison with the same period last year. As of the close of Q-3, 2006 we have accumulated cash and cash equivalents of $2,959,687 after all outstanding investor debt has been completely repaid. With shares closing on Friday at $1.62, our P/E ratio is 5.8 based on our most recent earnings run rate compared with an industry average P/E of 26.2 according to industry statistics published by Yahoo Finance. Relative to competitors like ValueClick (VCLK) and 24/7 Media (TFSM), we believe we are substantially undervalued. We are pleased with our past performance and believe our Company's growth and profitability will continue into the future," stated CEO Michael Hill.

Consolidated revenue adjusted for inter-segment transactions was adjusted to $7,627,533, with net profits at $3,114,361. Commerce Planet's wholly owned subsidiary revenue continues to grow in support of the Company's operations and additional unrelated party transactions. The synergies between the Company's subsidiaries have generated increased revenues and increased profits through consolidated operational savings.

President Charlie Gugliuzza stated "the improvements to the Company's operational infrastructure, product offering and services over the last twelve months have created a highly profitable and rapidly growing business. We are finally seeing the fruits from the hard work our management team has put into reaching profitability and organic stability. Our business model is poised to experience continued growth based upon our most recent and encouraging financial news. We are truly excited about the upcoming quarter's potential with the recent and scheduled launches of our affiliate network, international order processing, Costa Rican call center and We believe that our three consecutive quarters of growth and future potential should provide incentive for institutional investors to take notice in our Company's stock. We hope this will help usher our path to a national exchange listing."

Commerce Planet is a publicly traded, internet-based media company (OTCBB: CPNE). The Company offers online media products, lead generation services and marketing tools to its client partners. Commerce Planet offers an internet turnkey media solution through its network of wholly owned subsidiaries, Consumer Loyalty Group, Inc., Legacy Media Inc., OS Imaging, Inc., and Interaccurate, Inc.

Each subsidiary specializes in a specific niche of the online media industry. Their combined services are designed to address all the needs of their client partners including: membership loyalty programs; direct response consumer marketing; affiliate list management; email deployment; live chat services; direct phone sales and customer service; and printing and fulfillment services.

To find out more about Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTCBB: CPNE), visit their website at

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Electronic Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), JDS Uniphase Corp. (NASDAQ: JDSUD) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).

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