Cooper will announce 1Q results on May 3

April 20, 2006

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will announce its first-quarter 2006 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 3. A conference call discussing the financial results will begin at 11 a.m. (EDT).

Individuals can access a Webcast of the conference call at the investor relations Web page at Replay of the conference call will be available at the Web site through Friday, May 12, 2006.

Cooper Tire posted a net loss of nearly $7 million (including discontinued operations) on net sales of $572 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005. For the full year, Cooper recorded a net loss of $9.3 million on net sales of $2.2 billion.

Cooper Tire's stock price on the New York Stock Exchange closed at $12.44 a share on Wednesday, April 19. That compares to a 52-week high and low of $21 and $12.27, respectively.