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SecurityStockWatch.com: Security Stocks Correcting CKFR, IR, SGR, VRSN

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Mar 06, 2007 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX News Network) --
Security stocks are "correcting" in this investment climate: Checkfree (NASDAQ: CKFR) was down 34 cents on volume of 1,934,372 shares, Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE: IR) was down 43 cents on volume of 2,298,600 shares, Shaw Group (NYSE: SGR) was down $1.08 on volume of 715,800 shares, and VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) was down 25 cents on volume of 2,233,440 shares.

Checkfree (NASDAQ: CKFR) says, "Founded in 1981, CheckFree Corporation provides financial electronic commerce services and products to organizations around the world. CheckFree Electronic Commerce solutions enable thousands of financial services providers and billers to offer the convenience of receiving and paying household bills online, via phone or in person through retail outlets. CheckFree Investment Services provides a broad range of investment management solutions and outsourced services to hundreds of financial services organizations, which manage about $1.7 trillion in assets. CheckFree Software develops, markets and supports payment processing solutions that are used by financial institutions to process more than two-thirds of the 14 billion Automated Clearing House transactions in the United States, and supports reconciliation, exception management, risk management, transaction process management, corporate actions processing, and compliance within thousands of organizations worldwide."

Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE: IR) says it, "is a leading diversified industrial company providing products, services and integrated solutions to industries ranging from transportation and manufacturing to food retailing, construction, and agriculture. With a 135-year-old heritage of technological innovation, we help companies worldwide to be more productive, efficient and innovative. In every line of our business, Ingersoll Rand enables companies and their customers to create progress."

Shaw Group (NYSE: SGR) says it, " is a leading global provider of engineering, procurement, construction, technology, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation, and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemical, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with nearly $5 billion in annual revenues, Shaw employs approximately 21,000 people at its offices and operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region."

VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) says it, " .operates digital infrastructure services that enable and protect billions of interactions every day across the world's voice and data networks."

Each of these companies is included in the SecurityStockWatch.com Investment Guide To 350+ Security Stocks : http://www.securitystockwatch.com.

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