Stamps.Com Ranked Among Fortune Small Business Magazine’s 100 Fastest-Growing Small Public Companies
LOS ANGELES – June 18, 2008 – Stamps.com® (Nasdaq:STMP), the intelligent alternative to a postage meter, today announced that FORTUNE Small Business magazine ranked Stamps.com 50th on its annual FSB 100 list of the fastest-growing small public companies.
“It is a tremendous honor to be included among the FORTUNE Small Business 100 fastest-growing small public companies,” said Stamps.com president and CEO Ken McBride. “Our growth over the past several years reflects our employees’ dedication and commitment to delivering creative and innovative new products and great service to our customers.”
To compile the FSB 100 list, FORTUNE Small Business asked financial research firm Zachs to rank companies with annual revenues of less than $200 million and a stock price of more than $1 based on percentage growth in earnings, revenue and stock performance over the past three years.
The list appears in the July/August 2008 issue of FORTUNE Small Business, and at http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fsb/fsb100/2008/index.html.
About FORTUNE Small Business
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About Stamps.com and PhotoStamps
Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com’s online postage service enables small businesses, enterprises, and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. The Company targets its services to small businesses and home offices, and currently has PC Postage partnerships with Microsoft, EarthLink, HP, NCR, Office Depot, the U.S. Postal Service and others.
PhotoStamps is a patented Stamps.com product that couples the technology of PC Postage with the simplicity of a web-based image upload and order process. PhotoStamps is currently available under authorization of the U.S. Postal Service for its fourth phase market test with an authorization through May 16, 2008. Customers may create full custom PhotoStamps with their own digital photograph, or they may choose a licensed image from one of many PhotoStamps collections such as NFL®, Collegiate, and now the limited edition American Idol® collection. Since launching PhotoStamps in May 2005, more than 57 million individual PhotoStamps have been shipped to customers. Stamps.com currently has PhotoStamps partnerships with Apple, Google/Picassa, HP/Snapfish, Adobe, and others.
“Safe Harbor” Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release includes forward-looking statements about our anticipated results and our PhotoStamps spend that involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors, including the Company’s ability to complete and ship its products, maintain desirable economics for its products and obtain or maintain regulatory approval, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, are detailed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made from time to time by Stamps.com, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Stamps.com undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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