Alberto-Culver to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Alberto-Culver Company

    MELROSE PARK, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alberto-Culver Company
 (NYSE:   ACVA, ACV) President and Chief Executive Officer, Howard B. Bernick,
 will provide an overview of the company, its long term strategies and respond
 to questions at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference in New York
 on Wednesday, April 4, 2001.
     Banc of America Securities will provide a live webcast of Mr. Bernick's
 presentation beginning at 8:45am eastern daylight savings time.  Interested
 listeners may access the webcast via the Alberto-Culver Financial Section of
 the Alberto-Culver website, www.Alberto.com .  The presentation will also be
 archived for two weeks.
 
     Mr. Bernick anticipates informing the conference that:
 
        "On April 26th Alberto-Culver will release second fiscal quarter
        results and expects to announce its seventh consecutive quarter of
        double digit sales and profit growth rates (before non-recurring
        gains).  Furthermore, we remain comfortable at this time with "Street
        earnings per share estimates for the second quarter of $.44 per share,
        and for the fiscal 2001 year, Alberto-Culver's 10th consecutive record
        sales and record earnings year, at about $1.90 per share."
 
     Alberto-Culver's second fiscal quarter ends March 31, 2001.
 
     The Alberto-Culver Company is a multi-national manufacturer and marketer
 of hair and skin beauty care products led by its global brands: Alberto V05,
 St. Ives and TRESemme.  Its Sally Beauty Company and Beauty Systems Group,
 with over 2,300 stores and 585 sales consultants, is the largest marketer to
 beauty care professionals in the world.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements.  These statements
 are based on Alberto-Culver management's current assessment of its markets.
 There are risks and uncertainties that could have an impact on these
 statements in the future.  Some of the factors that could cause actual results
 to differ from these current projections include: the effects of a prolonged
 economic downturn, changes in product sales mix, decreases in purchases by
 beauty care professionals, competitive activity in each of our markets, risks
 inherent in acquisitions, changes in costs, unanticipated legal proceedings
 and the direction of international currency markets.  The company disclaims
 any obligation to update any forward-looking statement in this release.
 
 

SOURCE Alberto-Culver Company
    MELROSE PARK, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alberto-Culver Company
 (NYSE:   ACVA, ACV) President and Chief Executive Officer, Howard B. Bernick,
 will provide an overview of the company, its long term strategies and respond
 to questions at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference in New York
 on Wednesday, April 4, 2001.
     Banc of America Securities will provide a live webcast of Mr. Bernick's
 presentation beginning at 8:45am eastern daylight savings time.  Interested
 listeners may access the webcast via the Alberto-Culver Financial Section of
 the Alberto-Culver website, www.Alberto.com .  The presentation will also be
 archived for two weeks.
 
     Mr. Bernick anticipates informing the conference that:
 
        "On April 26th Alberto-Culver will release second fiscal quarter
        results and expects to announce its seventh consecutive quarter of
        double digit sales and profit growth rates (before non-recurring
        gains).  Furthermore, we remain comfortable at this time with "Street
        earnings per share estimates for the second quarter of $.44 per share,
        and for the fiscal 2001 year, Alberto-Culver's 10th consecutive record
        sales and record earnings year, at about $1.90 per share."
 
     Alberto-Culver's second fiscal quarter ends March 31, 2001.
 
     The Alberto-Culver Company is a multi-national manufacturer and marketer
 of hair and skin beauty care products led by its global brands: Alberto V05,
 St. Ives and TRESemme.  Its Sally Beauty Company and Beauty Systems Group,
 with over 2,300 stores and 585 sales consultants, is the largest marketer to
 beauty care professionals in the world.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements.  These statements
 are based on Alberto-Culver management's current assessment of its markets.
 There are risks and uncertainties that could have an impact on these
 statements in the future.  Some of the factors that could cause actual results
 to differ from these current projections include: the effects of a prolonged
 economic downturn, changes in product sales mix, decreases in purchases by
 beauty care professionals, competitive activity in each of our markets, risks
 inherent in acquisitions, changes in costs, unanticipated legal proceedings
 and the direction of international currency markets.  The company disclaims
 any obligation to update any forward-looking statement in this release.
 
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