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REPORT FOR THE THIRD QUARTER AND THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2005
* Operating profit amounted to SEK 76 M (82).
* Profit before tax amounted to SEK 68 M (75) and earnings per share to SEK
* Cash flow amounted to SEK 273 M (147).
* Net turnover amounted to SEK 8,749 M (8,524).
* Net profit amounted to SEK 120 M (160) and earnings per share to SEK 5.20
* If Micro is excluded, earnings per share amounted to SEK 7.40 (7.25).
In a comment on the quarterly results, Bilia’s Managing Directo
Invitation to Extraordinary General Meeting in Karlshamns AB (PUBL)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders of Karlshamns AB (publ) are hereby invited to attend an Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Thursday 24 November 2005 at 2.00 p.m. at First Hotel Carlshamn, with the address Varvsgatan 1, Karlshamn. Registration to the General Meeting starts at 1.00 p.m.
SmallCap Sentinel: Grow Baby Grow -- Biotech Companies Expand Revenue Base in Creative Ways
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "As the predicted boom in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors edges ever closer, companies are finding inventive ways to increase their visibility and push for competitive advantages while expanding their revenue base," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "This trend is exemplified by the recent agreement between Biophan Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:BIPH) and medical device manufacturer, Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX), involving a licensing agreement for the use of certain Biophan technologies for MRI safety and image compatibility as well as a broad range of other product lines."
Metso to Supply Coating Machine to Jujo Thermal in Finland
HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper will supply a coating machine for thermal paper to Jujo Thermal Ltd., located in Kauttua, Finland. The coating machine will start its operation during second half of 2006. The value of the delivery exceeds EUR 10 million. The order has been booked in the third quarter of 2005.
W-H Energy Services, Inc.
W-H Energy Services Announces Third Quarter Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- W-H Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:WHQ) announced third quarter income from continuing operations of $12.8 million or $0.44 per share as compared to the $5.1 million or $0.18 per share reported for the same period in the prior year. In the preceding quarter, the Company reported income from continuing operations of $11.2 million or $0.39 per share ($12.4 million or $0.43 per share before select items as reconciled in this press release).