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Informative Uses Voice of the Customer to Capture Insights From Fortune 500 CFOs
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Informative, Inc., the leading provider of voice of the customer and word-of-mouth solutions, today announced that Aceva Technologies, a leading provider revenue and receivable management solutions, has selected Informative's VOC (Voice of the Customer) solution as the technology platform to enable continuous communication and collaboration with Aceva's customers. Through ongoing online discussions, Aceva will better understand the business requirements and challenges of its end users -- finance professionals -- and will be able to enhance its solution based on their feedback.
First Security Group, Inc.
First Security Group, Inc. Declares First Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.025 Per Share
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Security Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSGI), a community bank holding company serving middle and eastern Tennessee and northern Georgia, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on First Security's common stock. A dividend of $0.025 per share will be payable on March 16, 2006 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2006.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Completes 2005 On Improved Operating Note
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DCEL) today reported a net loss applicable to common shareholders of $27.3 million, or $0.16 per share, for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2005. (See Table 1.) The net loss applicable to common shareholders included a $21.7 million loss from extinguishment of debt, a $4.5 million loss on redemption and repurchases of mandatorily redeemable preferred stock, and an income tax benefit of $16.2 million.
Lindal Cedar Homes
Lindal Cedar Homes' Founder Visits Their California Dealer to Applaud 10 Years of Service
SILVERADO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lindal Cedar Homes, the leading provider of custom cedar post and beam homes since 1945, has launched a Founders Circle for its dealer representatives. Lindal Founder, Sir Walter Lindal, will be visiting dealers around the United States and plans to visit a Silverado, California dealer this Saturday, February 25, to deliver an award for being a top dealer for the company.
AutoZone To Release Second Quarter Earnings On March 1
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's leading auto parts retailer, will release results for its second quarter ended February 11, 2006, before market open on Wednesday, March 1, 2006. Additionally, the Company will host a one hour conference call on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EST), to discuss the results of the quarter.
Crystal Research Associates, LLC
Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview (EIO) on Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crystal Research Associates, LLC announced today that it has issued an Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(r)) on Worcester, Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:ACTC). The full 60-page report can be found at (www.crystalra.com), or on Advanced Cell Technology's web site, (www.advancedcell.com).
TOUSA Declares Cash Dividend
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Technical Olympic USA, Inc. (NYSE:TOA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.015 per share on the Company's outstanding common stock. The cash dividend will be payable on March 17, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2006.
Shearson Financial Network, Inc.
Consumer Direct of America Signs Letter of Intent With OMDA Oil & Gas, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Consumer Direct of America (OTCBB:CSUA), announced today that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with OMDA Oil & Gas, Inc. (Pink Sheets:OMOG) (www.omogoil.com) to acquire interest in a 1,116 Acre Fredericksburg Prospect located in Panola County TX. CSUA will be able to conduct its due diligence procedure in order to enter into a definitive agreement with OMDA. Under this agreement, CSUA would acquire up to 90% of OMDA's 75% Working Interest (which translates into 56.25% of the net revenue interest) of the Panola Field Prospect. CSUA will pay OMDA Oil & Gas, Inc. one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) in cash and the equivalent of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) of registered common stock for this interest. Consumer Direct expects that the agreement will be finalized promptly.