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Avantair Names Richard Pytak Vice President of Finance
CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional operator, today announced that they have appointed Richard Pytak to the position of Vice President of Finance. In this role, he will be responsible for the Company's financial operations, including accounting and financial reporting.
Kforce Reports 2007 Record Revenue of $1.037 Billion
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq:KFRC), a professional staffing and solutions firm, today announced results for the fourth quarter of 2007. For the full year 2007, revenue increased 10.5% to $1.037 billion, compared to revenue of $938.4 million for 2006. For 2007, the Firm reported net income of $40.4 million, or $.95 per share, versus net income of $32.5 million and $.77 per share for 2006 representing a year-over-year improvement of 24.1% in net income and 23.4% in EPS. Revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 were $262.6 million compared to $243.1 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2006 and $262.1 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2007. The Firm reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $10.0 million, or $.24 per share, versus net income of $9.3 million, or $.22 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2006, representing a year-over-year improvement of 7.7% in net income and 9.1% in EPS. Net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2007 was $11.0 million, or $.26 per share.
HickoryTech Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
MANKATO, Minn., Feb. 5, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HickoryTech Corporation (Nasdaq:HTCO) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share, payable March 5, 2008, to shareholders of record Feb. 15, 2008. The company has a long history of paying quarterly cash dividends.