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Animal Health International, Inc.
Animal Health International, Inc. Announces Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
WESTLAKE, Texas, Jan. 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Animal Health International, Inc. (Nasdaq:AHII) announced today that the Company will release financial results for its fiscal year 2008 second quarter ended December 31, 2007, on Thursday, February 7, 2008. Animal Health International, Inc. will host a conference call the same day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss these results.
AMERCO Schedules Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Call and Webcast
RENO, Nev., Jan. 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the holding company of U-Haul International Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company plans to report its third quarter 2008 results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, February 6, 2008. The Company is scheduled to conduct its third-quarter investor conference call at 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m. ET) on Thursday, February 7, 2008.
MetroCorp Bancshares Inc.
MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. Announces Net Income of $2.8 million, or $0.26 Per Diluted Share, in Fourth Quarter 2007, and Total Assets Reached $1.46 Billion
HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCBI), a Texas corporation, which provides community banking services through its subsidiaries, MetroBank, N.A., serving Texas, and Metro United Bank ("Metro United"), serving California, today announced net income of $2.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2007, down approximately 15.9% compared with $3.3 million for the same quarter in 2006. Diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2007 were $0.26 compared with $0.30 for the fourth quarter of 2006. Diluted earnings per share for the year ended 2007 decreased 9.8% from $1.22 to $1.10. The decrease in earnings is primarily attributed to increased personnel and occupancy costs related to the expansion in California, as well as an increase in the provision for loan losses due to loan growth.