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First Financial Northwest
First Financial Northwest, Inc. Reports Net Income for the First Quarter of $2.6 Million or $0.17 Per Diluted Share
RENTON, Wash., April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Northwest, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FFNW), the holding company for First Savings Bank Northwest (the "Bank"), today reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, of $2.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to a net income of $3.9 million, or $0.25 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, and net income of $1.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share for the comparable quarter in 2013. During the quarter ended March 31, 2014, the Company recognized a federal income tax provision of $1.5 million, compared to $343,000 in the quarter ended December 31, 2013, and $59,000 in the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Prior period net income figures increased as a result of the reversal of most of the Company's deferred tax asset ("DTA") and its related valuation allowance in 2013, reflecting its return to profitability and its expectation of sustainable profitability for future periods. Therefore, the Company expects to recognize federal income tax expenses going forward.
Steiner Leisure Limited
Steiner Leisure Limited Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on April 30, 2014
NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steiner Leisure Limited (Nasdaq:STNR), announced today that it will release its First Quarter 2014 earnings on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 after market close. The Company will conduct a conference call the following day, Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:00 am ET to discuss its quarterly results.
Middlesex Water Company
Middlesex Water Company Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
ISELIN, N.J., April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlesex Water Company (Nasdaq:MSEX) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per common share payable on June 2, 2014, for shareholders of record as of May 15, 2014. The Company has paid cash dividends in varying amounts continually since 1912 and has increased its dividend for 41 consecutive years.
Equifax Reports First Quarter 2014 Results
ATLANTA, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The company reported revenue from continuing operations of $584.5 million in the first quarter of 2014, a 3 percent increase from the first quarter of 2013 and a 5 percent increase in local currency.