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DENTSPLY International Inc.
DENTSPLY International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Sales and Earnings
YORK, Pa., July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENTSPLY International Inc. (Nasdaq:XRAY) today announced sales and earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2009. Net sales in the second quarter of 2009 decreased 7.0% to $553.2 million compared to $594.8 million reported for the second quarter of 2008. Net sales, without precious metal content, decreased 5.6% to $511.9 million in the second quarter of 2009. The change in net sales, excluding precious metal content, was driven by currency translation, which reduced sales by 6.1%, offset by 0.5% growth on a constant currency basis which includes acquisitions.
MercadoLibre, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq:MELI) (http://www.mercadolibre.com) intends to release financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2009 on August 5, 2009 after the close of the day's trading.
Meridian Bancorp, Inc.
Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc., Reports Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2009
BOSTON, July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "Meridian") (Nasdaq:EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank (the "Bank"), announced net income of $962,000 or $.04 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared to a net loss of $2.2 million, or $.10 per share (basic and diluted) for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. The Company recorded a net loss of $146,000 or $.01 per share (basic and diluted), and $2.5 million for the six months ended June 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively. Earnings per share information is not applicable for the six months ended June 30, 2008, as shares were not outstanding for the entire period.
Dynamics Research Corporation
Dynamics Research Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
ANDOVER, Mass., July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dynamics Research Corporation (Nasdaq:DRCO), a leading provider of innovative management consulting, engineering, technical and information technology services and solutions to federal and state governments, today announced operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009.
The Children's Place, Inc.
The Children's Place Reaches Agreement With Ezra Dabah
SECAUCUS, N.J., July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement (the "Securities Purchase Agreement") with former Chairman and CEO Ezra Dabah, who together with certain family trusts owns approximately 16.6% of the Company's outstanding common shares, to acquire approximately 2.45 million shares, 50% of the approximately 4.9 million shares owned by Mr. Dabah and his family, for $28.88 per share, a discount of 5% to the average of the closing prices of the three days ending July 28, 2009.
Legacy Reserves LP
Legacy Reserves LP Announces Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results
MIDLAND, Texas, July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legacy Reserves LP (Nasdaq:LGCY) today announced it will report its second quarter 2009 results on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, following the close of NASDAQ trading. A teleconference and web cast will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2009, beginning at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time).
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Reports Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2009 Financial Results
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (Nasdaq:KALU) today reported net income of $20 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.97 for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Excluding the impact of pre-tax, non-run-rate net gains of approximately $22 million, adjusted net income was $7 million and earnings per diluted share were $0.32 for the second quarter of 2009. Consolidated operating income, adjusted for non-run-rate items, was approximately $13 million for the second quarter 2009 compared to $28 million in the first quarter 2009 and $35 million in the prior year quarter.
Enter and Die! -- A First-Hand Account of a Soldier's Life in the Infantry
WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delve into the true story of author and former military man Jim Milliken and the Third Platoon, Delta Company, Second/Sixtieth, of the Ninth Infantry Division as he narrates the fascinating tale of their service in Vietnam. Enter and Die! is an accurate account of the historical facts and the timeframe in which it occurred.