or an interruption or delay in the supply of PVC resin could result in
reduced sales or increased costs for this business. Reductions in PVC
resin prices could negatively impact PVC pipe prices, profit margins on
PVC pipe sales and the value of PVC pipe held in inventory.
-- Changes in the rates or method of third-party reimbursements for
diagnostic imaging services could result in reduced demand for those
services or create downward pricing pressure, which would decrease
revenues and earnings for the corporation's health services segment.
-- The corporation's health services businesses may not be able to retain
or comply with the dealership arrangement and other agreements with
-- A significant failure or an inability to properly bid or perform on
projects by the corporation's construction businesses could lead to
adverse financial results.
For a further discussion of other risk factors and cautionary statements, refer to reports the corporation files with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About The Corporation: Otter Tail Corporation has interests in diversified operations that include an electric utility, manufacturing, health services, food ingredient processing and infrastructure businesses which include plastics, construction and transportation. Otter Tail Corporation stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol OTTR. The latest investor and corporate information is available at http://www.ottertail.com. Corporate offices are located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, and Fargo, North Dakota.
See Otter Tail Corporation's results of operations for the three and
nine months ended September 30, 2007 and 2006 in the attached financial
statements. Consolidated Statements of Income, Consolidated Balance Sheets
- Assets, Consolidated Balance S
|SOURCE Otter Tail Corporation|
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