January 5, 2012 (FinancialWire) (Investrend Forums Syndicate) -- Newport Corp. (NASDAQ: NEWP) (approx. market cap US$ 534 mil.) announced that its senior management is scheduled to present at the 12th Annual CJS Securities "New Ideas for the New Year" Conference on Wednesday, January 11th, and at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference on Thursday, January 12th. Both conferences will be held in New York City.
Newport said that company president and CEO, Robert Phillippy, as well as senior VP and CFO, Charles Cargile, will appear at both conferences.
Phillippy and Cargile will make a joint presentation at the Needham Conference, being held at the New York Palace Hotel. The Needham presentation is slated to be available via live audio webcast available (at http://wsw.com/webcast/needham49/newp/). The materials presented at the conference will be available on-site during the webcast, and a replay also will be available for 90 days after the live presentation. In addition, Newport said it will make copies of the materials presented at both conferences available on the company’s investor relations website (at http://www.newport.com/investors/).
Both conferences plan to give attendees the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Newport management.
Newport Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of technology products and systems primarily in the United States, Pacific Rim, and Europe. The company operates in two divisions, photonics and precision technologies, and lasers. The company, founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Irvine, California, markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturer and end-user customers through its direct sales organizations, independent distributors, and sales representatives, as well as through catalogs and websites.
Additionally, Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.
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