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Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Revised Lower Earnings for Six Months Ended December 31, 2003
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company for Guaranty Bank, today announced revised earnings for the three months and six months ended December 31, 2003 to reflect an increase in its provision for loan losses. Earnings for these periods were $0.15 per share ($423,000) and $0.54 ($1,500,000) respectively, down from $0.33 per share ($923,000) and $0.72 per share ($2,000,000), respectively, that was previously reported for those periods. The revised earnings represent a 52% decrease from the $0.31 per share ($868,000) the Company earned during the same quarter of the prior year and a 15% decrease from the $0.63 per share ($1,764,000) the Company earned during the six month period ending December 31, 2002.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Announces Redemption of 8 1/8% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), today announced that on April 15, 2004, it will redeem all of its $170 million of Toll Corp. 8 1/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2009 at 104.063% of principal amount plus accrued interest. The redemption will result in a pre-tax charge in the Company's second quarter of fiscal 2004 of approximately $7.8 million or $.06 per share (diluted). The charge represents the call premium and the write-off of unamortized debt issuance costs.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Superior Energy, Inc.
BALTIMORE, March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Canadian Superior Energy, Inc. (AMEX:SNG) (TSX:SNG) between November 17, 2003 and March 11, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Circus Lion's Life behind the Limelight in New Book Reveals the Most Extraordinary Bond between Man and the Big Cats
PALM DESERT, Calif., March 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Read the most incredible stories of wild animals and their trainers -- from a gorilla going ape over Coca-Cola (much to the amusement of CC's CEO, Douglas Daft) to the famous Jungleland animal park in Thousand Oaks, California. Here is one book that out-speaks all other "hairy-tales," Fagan and Floyd, a biography by published author Audrey Peyton, which follows the extraordinary life of wild animal trainer Floyd Humeston and his first love, a noble lion named Fagan.