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Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.
Dividend of $0.11 Per Share Declared by Hampton Roads Bankshares
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- At their meeting held on January 22, 2008, the Board of Directors of Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HMPR), the financial holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads, declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.11 per share on the Company's common stock, payable on March 14, 2008, to shareholders of record as of February 15, 2008. This will be the Company's 25th consecutive dividend payment.
Alico Inc. Announces CEO Succession Plan
LABELLE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alico, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALCO), a land management company, announced that John R. Alexander, its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board has recommended that Dan L. Gunter, President and Chief Operating Officer, be named Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective June 30, 2008. Mr. Alexander plans to continue in his role of Chairman of the Board.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International to Add Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Secured by Long-Term Contract
HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that the company is continuing the expansion of its premium deepwater fleet, following a multi-year contract award from a subsidiary of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for the construction and operation of an advanced-capability, ultra-deepwater drillship in support of Petrobras's international exploration and development drilling projects. The ultra-deepwater drillship, to be constructed at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd. (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea on a fixed-price basis, is expected to be delivered from the shipyard in the first quarter of 2011, following construction, commissioning and system-integrated testing.
Market Leader, Inc.
HouseValues Schedules Earnings Call February 21
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HouseValues, Inc. (Nasdaq:SOLD) today announced it will host a conference call and live Webcast to discuss fourth quarter financial results on February 21, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. To listen to the live conference call, please dial 719-234-0008. A live webcast of the call will be available from the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at http://www.housevaluesinc.com. An audio replay of the call will also be available to investors beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET on February 21 through 11:59 p.m. on February 24 by dialing 719-457-0820 and entering the passcode 8339540#.
Central Jersey Bancorp
Central Jersey Bancorp Reports An 18 Percent Increase in 4th Quarter 2007 Net Income
LONG BRANCH, N.J., Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Central Jersey Bancorp (Nasdaq:CJBK), the parent company of Central Jersey Bank, N.A., reported net income of $740,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2007, as compared to $629,000 for the same period in 2006. This represents an increase of $111,000, or 18%. Basic and diluted earnings per share were both $0.08 for the three months ended December 31, 2007 and were both $0.07 for the same period in 2006. Per share earnings have been adjusted in all periods to reflect the 5% stock dividends paid on July 2, 2007 and July 1, 2006.
SB Financial Group
Rurban Financial Corp. Announces a 14.3 Percent Increase in Shareholder Dividend
DEFIANCE, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rurban Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:RBNF), a leading provider of full-service community banking, investment management, trust services and bank data processing, announced their quarterly shareholder dividend will be $0.08, which represents a $0.01, or 14.3 percent, increase over the previous quarters. The dividend is payable on February 22, 2008 to all shareholders of record on February 8, 2008.