AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
601 CIEN STREET, SUITE 235, KEMAH, TX 77565-3077
Tel: (281) 334-9479 Fax: (281) 334-9508www.americanii.com email: email@example.com
News Release ____
American International Industries, Inc. Announces Repurchase of 358,574 shares
of common stock PURSUANT TO ITS STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM
Houston & Kemah, Texas – January 25, 2012 American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN) ("American" or the "Company") today announced that since its public release of its plan to repurchase up to $1,000,000 of its outstanding shares of common stock from time to time, depending on market conditions, share price and other factors, which repurchases may be made on the open market, in block trades or otherwise and may be suspended or discontinued at any time, the stock repurchase program will be funded using the Company’s working capital, the Company has repurchased a total of 358,574 shares.
Daniel Dror, Chairman and CEO, stated that "we are in the process of negotiating the repurchase of a large block of shares directly from an investor and our board of directors have determined that due to the present price of American’s shares, which have declined substantially and is below the approximately $1.20 book value per share, we will continue to repurchase additional shares of common stock pursuant to the repurchase program."
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American International Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company of subsidiaries with interests in the automotive and consumer retail industry, real estate, oil well site supply and services, intellectual property, and the acquisition of petroleum resources in the United States, coupled with international exploration. The vision of the Company is to expand its interests in the energy sector through the acquisition of existing businesses, and apply its financial resources and management expertise to improve each subsidiary’s revenues, operations and profitability.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including information about management’s view of the Company’s future expectations, plans and prospects, within the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). In particular, when used in the preceding discussion, the words "believes," "expects," "intends," "plans," "anticipates," or "may," and similar conditional expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Act, and are subject to the safe harbor created by the Act. Any statements made in this news release other than those of historical fact, about an action, event or development, are forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those that we may anticipate in each of our segments reflected by our subsidiaries' operations include, among others:, continued value of our real estate portfolio; the strength of the real estate market in Houston, Texas as a whole; the ability to expand its interests in the energy sector; increased levels of competition; the dependence upon financing, the rules of regulatory authorities and risks associated with any potential acquisitions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the results of the Company, its divisions and concepts to be materially different than those expressed or implied in such statements. These risk factors and others are included from time to time in documents the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, its Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs and Form 8-Ks. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have material adverse effects on the Company’s future results. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date hereof. The Company cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Finally, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements after the date of this release, except as required by law, and also takes no obligation to update or correct information prepared by third parties that are not paid for by the Company.
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