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NetBank Announces Marketing Alliance with Hilton HHonors
ATLANTA, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), a diversified financial services provider and parent company of NetBank(r) (www.netbank.com), today announced a new affiliation with Hilton HHonors(r), the Hilton Family of Hotels' award-winning guest reward program. Hilton HHonors members have the opportunity to earn up to 20,000 HHonors bonus points for opening and funding a variety of NetBank accounts.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Third Quarter 2006
HOUSTON, July 20, 2006 (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 fiscal third quarter 2006 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations in a range of $1.05 to $1.09 when it reports results on August 24, 2006. Quanex noted that today's guidance includes a provision for a non-cash LIFO charge of $0.07 per share. The LIFO charge stems from a substantial rise in the price of LME aluminum ingot associated with the aluminum sheet business. The Company stated that its actual financial performance, excluding the LIFO adjustment, is expected to be consistent with its June 1, 2006, guidance of $1.10 - $1.16 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations.
Sagient Research Systems
PlacementTracker Publishes PIPE Market League Tables
SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sagient Research Systems, a leading publisher of independent research for the financial services and institutional investment communities, today announced that Rodman & Renshaw, LLC ranked as the No. 1 investment bank in the PIPE market in the first half of 2006 for total number of transactions. Nite Capital Management, LLC topped the list of most active institutional investors during the first half of 2006.
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Reports Improved Revenue and Profit for Second Quarter 2006
NEW YORK, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) today reported that it earned 34 cents per diluted share during the second quarter of 2006, compared with 1 cent per diluted share in the second quarter of 2005. Excluding the special items explained herein, the Company earned 39 cents per diluted share during the second quarter of 2006, up 14.7% over the 34 cents per diluted share earned in the second quarter of 2005.
Execute Sports, Inc.
Execute Sports Announces Official Launch of The Council
SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Execute Sports, Inc. (OTCBB:EXCS) announced today that it has established The Council (dba), to develop strategic marketing, research and business development related services for both action sports companies as well as companies intending to brand their products and services to the Gen X and Gen Y consumer.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Announces Second Quarter 2006 Results
NEW YORK, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. ("NASDAQ(r)") (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today reported second quarter 2006 net income of $16.6 million, or $0.13 per diluted share versus $14.0 million or $0.13 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2005, and $18.0 million or $0.16 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2006.