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Autoliv: Financial Report January -- March 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the quarter ended March 31, 2005, Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV) -- the world-wide leader in automotive safety systems -- reported continued improvement in both sales and earnings, despite a 2% decline in light vehicle production for the Triad and an $11 million negative impact due to a plant closure.
Spescom CEO Carl Mostert Discusses Company's Advanced Enterprise Software in Audio Interview with SmallcapInsights.com
LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SmallcapInsights.com, http://www.SmallcapInsights.com, the online source for exclusive commentary, research, interviews and other key investor information, has announced the availability of an audio interview with Carl Mostert, CEO of Spescom Software, Inc. (OTCBB:SPCO), a developer of next-generation enterprise software solutions that organize and manage widely disparate computer data for the world's most complex organizations.
Actelion Announces First Quarter Results 2005
ALLSCHWIL/BASEL, Switzerland, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (SWX:ATLN) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2005. With total net revenue of CHF 146.4 million (Q1 2004: CHF 101.1 m) and operating expenses (including Cost Of Goods Sold) of CHF 102.7 million (Q1 2004: 81.3 m), the company reported an operating profit of CHF 43.7 million (Q1 2004: CHF 19.8 m).
The Red Hat Society, Inc.
Governors and City Officials Declare 'Red Hat Society Day'
FULLERTON, Calif., April 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Red Hatters -- ages 50 and up -- and Pink Hatters -- ages under 50 -- believe silliness is the comedy relief of life, as do Governors and city officials it seems. New Jersey's Acting Governor Richard J. Codey proclaimed April 25, 2005 as Red Hat Society Day for the entire state. In the organization's founding town of Fullerton, California, Mayor Shawn Nelson made the same proclamation. Commemorating the spontaneous gathering of five women who ventured out to tea wearing red hats and purple dresses on April 25, 1998, the Red Hat Society has proliferated far and wide to include more than 40,000 chapters, in more than 30 countries, and about one million members.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Second Quarter 2005
HOUSTON, April 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the Vehicular Products and Building Products markets, announced today that it expects to report record fiscal second quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations when results are announced on May 26, 2005. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations are expected to be in the range of $1.80 to $1.85, compared to the $0.43 reported in the year ago quarter.
CyberGuard Selects DirectView to Implement Global Videoconferencing Systems
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- DirectView, Inc. (OTCBB:DRVW), a full-service provider of high-quality, cost efficient videoconferencing technologies and services, announced it has been selected by CyberGuard Corporation (Nasdaq:CGFW) to implement its global video conferencing infrastructure. CyberGuard, a global provider of security solutions that protect the business-critical information assets of Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, will use the system to link its global headquarters in Florida with regional headquarters locations in Germany, London, Hungary, and Australia.