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First State Financial Corporation
First State Financial Corporation Announces a Stellar 57 Percent Increase in Second Quarter 2006 Net Income
SARASOTA, Fla., July 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- First State Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FSTF) reported second quarter 2006 net income of $1.3 million. This is an increase of 16% reported for the previous quarter March 31, 2006, and an increase from the previous year June 30, 2005 of 57%. On a per diluted share basis, earnings were $0.23 for the second quarter of 2006, $0.20 for the first quarter of 2006, and $0.14 for the second quarter of 2005. This is an increase of 15% over the first quarter 2006, and an increase of 64% over the second quarter 2005.
New Book is a Rollicking Tale of One Man's Life Story With Attention Deficit Disorder
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Michael Spalding, though severely burdened by Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), wrote his autobiographical account of this disruptive, debilitating condition in his new book, Drifting Too Far From Shore. In it, he addresses many of the widely held misconceptions about the disorder and raises some pertinent questions about the development and treatment of ADD, all the while entertaining the reader with one bizarre adventure after another.
Aaron Rents, Inc.
Aaron's to Distribute Free Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Educational Program and Software to Customers
ATLANTA, July 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aaron Rents, Inc., the nation's leader in the rental, sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced a back-to-school initiative to give away the well-known Hooked on Phonics(r) learning program and software with every new computer rental.
Hugin Ad Hoc Announcement According to Section 15 WpHG: Capital Increase: Epigenomics AG: Epigenomics AG Decides Capital Increase -- Affymetrix Signs for New Shares
BERLIN, July 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Epigenomics' Management Board decided with the approval of the Supervisory Board on July 20, 2006, to increase the signed capital of the company by making partial use of its authorized capital against contribution in kind in the form of 304,791 novel non par value bearer shares issued to Affymetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX), Santa Clara, USA. The receivables contributed are defined by the upfront-payments agreed under the recently closed strategic diagnostics platform alliance. In determining the number of shares to be issued the value of Epigenomics' shares was at EUR 5.22. The share capital of Epigenomics AG will increase by EUR 304,791 from EUR 16,403,178 to EUR 16,707,969 after registration of the capital increase.