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Actelion Announces 9-Month Results for 2006
ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, Oct. 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (SWX:ATLN) today announced its financial results for the first nine months of 2006. With total net revenues for the first nine months of 2006 of CHF 684.3 million (9 m 2005: CHF 477.1 m) and operating expenses of CHF 487.5 million (9 m 2005: 351.0 m), the company reported an operating profit of CHF 196.8 million (9 m 2005: CHF 126.1 m). The net profit for the first nine months of 2006 was CHF 171.8 million (9 m 2005 CHF 101.3 m).
Music Industry Marketing Benefits From Anti-Piracy Solutions
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ARTISTdirect, Inc. (OTCBB:ARTD) today said that the rapid global growth of file sharing on peer-to-peer networks, combined with the dramatic expansion of broadband, is providing ARTISTdirect, through its MediaDefender subsidiary, with opportunities to expand its services and increase operating revenues.
CON-SPACE Communications Ltd.
CON-SPACE Announces Year-End Profits
RICHMOND, British Columbia, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CON-SPACE Communications Ltd. (TSX-V:CCB) (http://www.con-space.com ), a world leader in specialized voice communication products, today announced fourth quarter and full-year financial results for the period ended June 30, 2006.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon Declares 441st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, First Horizon National Corp.'s (NYSE:FHN) (www.fhnc.com) board of directors approved payment of the regular quarterly dividend of $.45 per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 1, 2007, to shareholders of record on Dec. 15, 2006. This is the 441st consecutive quarter - more than 110 years - that First Horizon has paid a dividend.
SimpleTech to Host First-Ever Analyst Day
SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC) announced today that the Company will host an Analyst Day for equity research analysts and institutional investors on November 10, 2006 in New York City.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Financial Information
SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Randall L. Fewel, President & Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCBB:NBCT), the parent company of Inland Northwest Bank (the "Bank"), today announced third-quarter 2006 net income for the Company of $768,993. For the nine-months, year-to-date, net income for the Company is $2,024,718. Quarterly earnings increased $132,514 (21%) over results reported for the same quarter in 2005 and for the nine-months, year-to-date, net income increased $432,232 (27%). Current year, fully diluted earnings-per-share report at $0.34 and $0.90 for the third-quarter and the year-to-date, respectively. In 2005, for the same periods, earnings-per-share reported at $0.28, and $0.71. Annualized return on average assets for the nine-months, year-to-date 2006 reports at 1.04%, with return on average equity reporting at 11.95%.