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Microsemi Acquires SEMICOA
IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, today announced its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of SEMICOA.
FCStone Group, Inc.
FCStone Group, Inc. Board of Directors Authorizes $20 Million Stock Repurchase Program
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FCStone Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCSX) announced today that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $20 million of its outstanding common stock from time to time during the next 90 days in open market purchases and private transactions as permitted by securities laws and other legal requirements and subject to factors such as market price, the Company's operating results and available cash, general economic and market conditions, and other considerations the company deems prudent.
Riverview Bancorp, Inc.
Riverview Bancorp Inc. Earns $793,000 in First Quarter; Net Loans Increase 15 Percent to $764 Million
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:RVSB) today reported that following a $2.75 million addition to its loan loss reserve, net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 was $793,000, or $0.07 per diluted share, compared to $2.8 million, or $0.25 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal 2008. The increased loan loss provision is due partly to trends in the risk rating migration of certain loans in the loan portfolio, as well as regional market conditions with regard to the decrease in home and land values.
Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Announces Q1 Fiscal 2009 Conference Call and Webcast
IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD) today announced that it will release its first quarter fiscal 2009 results after the market close on Thursday, July 17, 2008. Management will conduct a conference call to discuss results on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
QLogic 8Gb Adapter, Now Shipping, Helps IBM System x Clients Drive Further Efficiencies
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing (HPC), today announced it is now shipping QLogic(r) 2500 Series 8Gb Fibre Channel adapters for IBM System x servers. The 2500 Series host bus adapters (HBAs) are key contributors to a "greener" data center and are set apart from all other 8Gb HBAs with Dynamic Power Management and Cool HBA(tm) technologies -- two breakthrough innovations developed under the QLogic Star Power Green Initiative.
Amelot Holdings, Inc.
Amelot Holdings, Inc. Announces Barbados Project Update
CHEYENNE, Wyo., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Amelot Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AMHD) is pleased to announce that the company is less than 6 weeks away from the official start up of its Barbados subsidiary.
Lime Energy Added to Russell Microcap Index
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lime Energy Co. (Nasdaq:LIME) today announced it has been added to the Russell Microcap Index after the Russell Investment Group reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, 2008.