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LTX Announces New Time for Planned Earnings Release and Conference Call; Will Discuss Post-Merger Financial Guidance During Call
NORWOOD, Mass., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LTX Corporation (Nasdaq:LTXX), a leading provider of semiconductor test solutions, today announced that the Company will release financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. A conference call will follow at 8:30 a.m. EDT to discuss the Company's fourth quarter fiscal 2008 financial results and first quarter fiscal 2009 guidance. On the conference call the Company will also discuss revenue guidance for the combined company for the quarter ending October 31, 2008, assuming the completion of the proposed merger of LTX Corporation and Credence Systems Corporation.
AutoZone to Release Fourth Quarter Earnings September 22, 2008
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's leading auto parts retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, will release results for its fourth quarter ended August 31, 2008, before market open on Monday, September 22, 2008. Additionally, the Company will host a one hour conference call on Monday, September 22, 2008, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EDT), to discuss the results of the quarter.
Anaren Announces Execution of Agreement and Plan of Merger to Acquire Unicircuit, Inc.
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anaren, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANEN) today announced that it has signed an Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire Unicircuit, Inc. ("Unicircuit"), a Littleton, Colorado based manufacturer of printed circuit boards used in various military and aerospace applications. Unicircuit had net sales of approximately $18.7 million in 2007. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Anaren will pay approximately $22.5 million, subject to adjustments in connection with escrow arrangements, certain stockholders' transaction expenses and potential net book value adjustment. Subject to approval by the stockholders of Unicircuit and certain additional closing conditions, the Company anticipates completing the transaction during its first fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2008.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Announces New Nonstop Service Between Nashville and Cancun
ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today announced it will expand service to Cancun, Mexico, with new nonstop flights from Nashville International Airport beginning on Dec. 20, 2008.** The Nashville, Tenn. flight brings to 10 the number of U.S. cities from which Delta serves the popular destination in Mexico's Riviera Maya.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Achillion Appoints Nicholas Simon to Board of Directors
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN), a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Simon to its Board of Directors. Mr. Simon, who is Managing Director of Clarus Ventures LLC, brings extensive experience in biotechnology strategy development, business development, and product marketing. He will also serve on Achillion's Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Simon joins the Achillion Board following the resignation of James M. Garvey of SV Life Sciences.
Hot Topic, Inc.
Hot Topic, Inc. Reports 2nd Quarter Loss of $0.01 Per Share; Provides Guidance for the 2nd Half of 2008
CITY of INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hot Topic, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOTT), today announced that the company incurred a net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2008 (13 weeks ended August 2, 2008) of $0.4 million, or $0.01 per share, compared with a net loss of $1.7 million, or $0.04 per share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2007 (13 weeks ended August 4, 2007). The second quarter of fiscal 2008 results include approximately $0.01 per share of expense related to the company's online music initiative.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Announces 2nd Annual Virtual Analyst and Investor Meeting
RENO, Nev., Aug. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), parent of U-Haul International, Inc., North America's largest "do-it-yourself" moving and storage operator, announced today that it will hold its 2nd annual virtual analyst and investor meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.