Cooper Tire prepares to release 2Q results

July 23, 2006

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

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 previously listed Web address through Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006.

Cooper Tire recorded a net loss of $5.1 million on net sales of $597 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006. The 16% increase in net sales was a quarterly record for the company.

Cooper's stock price on the New York Stock Exchange closed at $9.06 a share on Friday, July 21. That compared to a 52-week high and low of $21 and $9.33, respectively.