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PW Eagle, Inc.
PW Eagle and J-M Manufacturing Receive HSR Second Request from FTC
EUGENE, Ore., March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PW Eagle, Inc. (Nasdaq:PWEI) announced today that it and J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc. received a request from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") for additional information, commonly referred to as a Second Request, in connection with the parties' proposed merger transaction by which J-M Manufacturing would acquire all the outstanding shares of PW Eagle for $33.50 per share in cash. The Second Request was issued under notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act").
San Diego Gas & Electric
SDG&E Receives Approval for Renewable Energy Contracts
SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- With yesterday's approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) of four renewable energy contracts, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) made another significant step toward its goal of fulfilling 20 percent of its customers' energy needs from environmentally friendly renewable sources by 2010.
Rosetta Resources Inc.
Rosetta Resources Inc. Announces Record 2006 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update
HOUSTON, March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:ROSE) ("Rosetta" or the "Company") announced today that net income for 2006 was $45 million compared to net income of $18 million for the six months of 2005 that Rosetta was a stand-alone company. Diluted earnings per share for 2006 were $0.88 versus 2005 earnings per share of $0.35. In the fourth quarter of 2006, production and net income were at their highest levels for the six quarters that Rosetta has been an independent company. Production was 98 MMcfe/d and net income was $13 million, up 44% compared to net income of $9 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. Fourth quarter diluted earnings per share were $0.26 in 2006, up 37% compared to $0.19 in the fourth quarter of 2005.
Pomerantz Haudek Reminds Investors of New Century Financial Corporation of April 10, 2007 Deadline -- NEWC
NEW YORK, March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomlaw.com) ("Pomerantz") reminds investors of New Century Financial Corporation ("New Century" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:NEWC) that the deadline to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff is April 10, 2007. Pomerantz filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court, Central District of California, against New Century and certain officers, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company during the period from May 4, 2006 through February 7, 2007, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint alleges violations of Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated there under.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home Bancshares, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
CONWAY, Ark., March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) today announced it expects to release First Quarter 2007 earnings prior to the market opening on Thursday, April 19, 2007. Following this release, management will conduct a conference call to review this information at 1:00 p.m. CST (2:00 EST) on Thursday, April 19, 2007.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc. Announces Key Lower Limb Acquisitions and Licensing Agreements
NEW YORK, March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBi), a single-source provider of innovation, products, technology and education for the small bone & joint sector of the orthopedic industry, is pleased to announce seven key acquisitions and licensing agreements, dedicated to its portfolio expansion of the lower limb. The 7 transactions include: