October 29, 2003
AMEX “FSI” FRANKFURT “FXT”
CAPSTONE INVESTMENTS INITIATES COVERAGE OF FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS WITH “LONG-TERM BUY” RECOMMENDATION
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct. 29, 2003 – FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (AMEX: FSI, FRANKFURT: FXT), the developer and manufacturer of environmentally safe water conservation technology, today announced that CapStone Investments, an institutional investment firm, has initiated research coverage of the Company with an initial “Long-Term Buy” rating.
“We are initiating coverage on Flexible Solutions International, Inc. with a Long-Term Buy and a target price of $4,” CapStone said in a research report. “This is based on a P/E multiple of 20 times our 2005 earnings estimate of $0.20. This estimate is based on organic growth from the Company’s current products and Water$avr trials. Should Flexible sign a major Water$avr contract, revenues and earnings could be substantially higher.”
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About CapStone Investments
CapStone Investments (www.capstoneinvestments.com), based in San Diego, Calif., with its Research Division in Milwaukee, Wis., is a full-service investment firm, servicing a multi-billion dollar institutional account base. CapStone Investments is a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), the Securities Investment Protection Corporation (SIPC) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). CapStone Institutional Services (CapStone) is a division of CapStone Investments. CapStone is a dedicated alternative investment specialist focused on providing comprehensive service to the alternative investment manager.
About Flexible Solutions International
Flexible Solutions International, Inc. (www.flexiblesolutions.com), based in Victoria, British Columbia, is the developer and manufacturer of Water$avr, the world’s first commercially viable water evaporation retardant. Its Water$avr division is based in Yorkville, Ill. FSI is an environmental technology company specializing in energy and water conservation products for drinking water, agriculture, industrial markets and swimming pools throughout the world. Water$avr reduces evaporation by up to 30% on reservoirs, lakes, aqueducts, irrigation canals, ponds and slow moving rivers. Water$avr, which is patented, has been certified by the United Nations, the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) and meets the drinking water standards of the American National Standard Institute (ANSI). Heat$avr, a “liquid blanket” evaporation retardant for the commercial swimming pool and spa markets, also reduces humidity and lowers water heating costs, resulting in energy savings of 15% to 40%. The Company’s Tropical Fish(tm) product targets the residential swimming pool market.
The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “Safe Harbor” for forward-looking statements. Certain of the statements contained herein, which are not historical facts, are forward looking statement with respect to events, the occurrence of which involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements may be impacted, either positively or negatively, by various factors. Information concerning potential factors that could affect the company is detailed from time to time in the company’s reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
For further information on the company please contact:
Investor Relations USA:
THE WALL STREET GROUP, INC.
32 East 57th Street
New York, New York 10022
Investor Relations CANADA:
Corporate Head Office:
FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL
David Katzov / Grant Moonie
Tel: (250) 477-9821 Fax: (250) 477.9912