Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

February 26, 2007 09:01 ET

Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.: StockHouse.ca Ranked #1 in Canada for User Engagement

User-generated Content Resonates with Canadian Investors

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 26, 2007) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SWB)(OTCBB:SWEB) today announced that StockHouse.ca, the company's media property and leading financial portal, was recently ranked #1 in Pages Per Visitor by comScore Media Metrix Ad Focus report, delivering more pages per visitor than any other online entity(1).

Additionally, StockHouse ranked #1 in Average Minutes Per Visitor in the Business/Finance - News and Research category. According to comScore, StockHouse visitors 35+ spend approximately 3.5 hours on the site per month - nearly 5 times more minutes than visitors to Globe Finance, Yahoo! Canada Finance and Sympatico - MSN Finance. Clearly engaged, StockHouse visitors go deep into the site and spend time with the content, viewing 50% more pages than the average Business/Finance user(2).

"We are pleased to have been ranked #1 in these categories by the preferred source for Internet audience measurement," said Marcus New, President and CEO of Stockgroup. "Through the BullBoards investor community and Blogs on StockHouse, our users share, read, analyze and contribute to user-generated content. In combination with our substantial user base, this type of social networking activity is key to customer engagement and subsequently attracts top tier advertisers to our site."

To learn more about StockHouse, visit www.StockHouse.ca.

(1) comScore Media Metrix, All Locations, December 2006, Ad-Focus category.

(2) comScore Media Metrix, Q4 2006 Average, All Locations.

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

Stockgroup™ is a financial media company focused on user-generated content and collaborative technologies. The Stockgroup platform for web-based portfolio management and financial content is licensed to top North American brokerage firms and media companies. The Stockgroup platform is also extended through StockHouse.com, a leading online financial portal owned and operated by Stockgroup. StockHouse.com is home to BullBoards™ message board - Canada's largest community of active investors. Recognized for its engaged audience, StockHouse.com provides a sought-after demographic for advertisers.

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Contact Information

  • Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
    Steve Gear
    Director of Capital Markets
    (604) 288-2861 or Toll Free: 1-800-650-1211
    Website: www.stockgroup.com