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AMERCO Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Call
RENO, Nev., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE 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 second quarter fiscal 2009 results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. The Company is scheduled to conduct its second quarter investor conference webcast at 8 a.m. Arizona Time (10 a.m. ET) on Thursday, November 6, 2008.
CommunitySouth Bank & Trust
CommunitySouth Financial Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
EASLEY, S.C., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CommunitySouth Financial Corporation (OTCBB:CBSO), parent company of CommunitySouth Bank & Trust, today reported that total assets ended the quarter at $381.7 million, an increase of 10.05% over the third quarter of 2007 and a decrease of 0.35% for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. Year-to-date assets grew 1.02%. The Company reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 of $84,843, or $0.02 per diluted share, compared to net income of $459,731, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the same period in 2007. Net loss for the first nine months of 2008 totaled $964,092, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared with a net income of $1,130,232, or $0.22 per diluted share, for the same period in 2007.
StockGuru.com Announces a New Executive Interview With Michael Levine of Vital Products, Inc.
DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StockGuru.com will be releasing a new executive interview with Michael Levine, Chief Executive Officer of Vital Products, Inc. (OTCBB:VTLP). The interview will be available starting at 6:00 am Eastern Time tomorrow. Vital Products, Inc. is a distributor of industrial packaging products. The company plans to identify and invest in emerging market segments in the industrial packaging sector as well as research and develop products it can patent and license in the environmentally sustainable packaging markets.
Rockwell Medical, Inc.
Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces Updated DSMB Results; Identifies No Safety Concerns for SFP
WIXOM, Mich., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:RMTI), a specialty pharma company focused on drug and device development in the renal market, reported today that the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) providing oversight for the SFP Phase II-b iron maintenance therapy dose-range study reviewed the cumulative safety data from the ongoing clinical study and informed the Company that it has identified no safety concerns. The DSMB also recommended the continuation of the study with no modifications.
Rush Enterprises, Inc.
Rush Enterprises, Inc. Appoints Gerald R. Szczepanski to Board
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rush Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUSHA) (Nasdaq:RUSHB), which operates the largest network of heavy- and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston, Texas, announced that Gerald R. Szczepanski was appointed to the Board of Directors of Rush Enterprises, Inc. on October 28, 2008.
Old Line Bancshares, Inc.
Old Line Bancshares, Inc. Reports a 31.92 Percent Increase in Three Month Net Income
BOWIE, Md., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- James W. Cornelsen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Line Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:OLBK), the parent company of Old Line Bank, reported that net income increased $104,854 or 31.92% to $433,393 or $0.11 per basic and diluted common share for the three month period ended September 30, 2008 from $328,539 or $0.08 per basic and diluted common share for the same period in 2007. Net income for the nine month period ended September 30, 2008 was $1.4 million or $0.35 per basic and diluted common share. This represented an increase of $311,309 or 29.27% compared to net income of $1.1 million or $0.25 per basic and diluted common share for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The $0.10 or 40.0% increase in earnings per basic common share for the nine month period was a result of improved earnings and the Company's repurchase of 216,732 shares of its common stock during the nine month period ended September 30, 2008.