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TASER International, Inc.
TASER International, Inc. Announces 3rd Quarter Conference Call and Webcast Information
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, announced today that the third quarter 2007 earnings will be released on Wednesday, October 24, 2007. A conference call/webcast is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. ET to review third quarter financial results.
Saigon National Bank
Saigon National Bank Reports Results of 3rd Quarter Operations
WESTMINSTER, Calif., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Saigon National Bank (OTCBB:SAGN) announced the net loss from operations was $214,117 or $0.15 per share for the three months ending September 30, 2007 and a net loss of $709,469 or $0.50 per share for the nine months ending September 30, 2007. John J. Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Our losses have continued to diminish on a year over year basis due to our increased loan growth of 121% during the last twelve months."
River City Bank
River City Bank Announces 2007 Third Quarter Operating Results
MECHANICSVILLE, Va., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- River City Bank (Nasdaq:RCBK) (the "Bank") (quarterly results unaudited) reported today net losses of $(60,926) or $(.03) per share (basic and diluted) for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, and $(287,285) or $(.16) per share (basic and diluted) year-to-date, compared to net losses of $(130,769) or $(.07) per share (basic and diluted) for the quarter ended September 30, 2006, and $(174,758) or $(.10) per share (basic and diluted) for the nine month period ended September 30, 2006.
Ambassadors Group, Inc.
Ambassadors Group Reports Q3 2007 EPS of $1.12 and Decreased Enrollments for 2008
SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ambassadors Group Inc. (Nasdaq:EPAX), a leading provider of educational travel experiences, announced $1.12 fully diluted per share earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, a 40 percent increase over $0.80 fully diluted per share earnings for the same period one year ago. Net income for the third quarter 2007 was $22.5 million, compared to $17.1 million for the third quarter 2006. Comparing the nine months ended September 30, 2007 and 2006, fully diluted per share earnings increased 27 percent to $1.91 in 2007 from $1.50 in 2006, and net income increased to $38.5 million in 2007 from $32.1 million in 2006.
Quanta Selects Beceem's Wave 2 Chipset to Launch Its Mobile WiMAX Product Line
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Beceem Communications, a leading provider of terminal chipsets for Mobile WiMAX, today announced that Quanta Computer, Inc., a leading ODM for Notebooks and PC peripherals, has selected Beceem's BCS200 terminal chipset to develop products for the mobile computing market. Quanta and Beceem are collaborating on WiMAX products for many Mobile WiMAX networks being deployed by operators that are working with Beceem's infrastructure OEM partners.
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sonus Pharmaceuticals Engages Ferghana Partners Inc. as Strategic Advisor
BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sonus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNUS) today announced that it has engaged Ferghana Partners Inc. ("Ferghana") as its advisor to assist the Company in identifying, evaluating and pursuing alternative strategies to maximize shareholder value. Ferghana is an international provider of independent financial advisory services to firms in the biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and specialty chemicals industries.
Datascope to Transfer Its Cardiac Assist Business in Japan to Datascope Japan K.K.
MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 22, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Datascope Corp. (Nasdaq:DSCP) announced today that Datascope Japan K.K. will manage Datascope's Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) business in Japan when Edwards Lifesciences Ltd., the current distributor, exits that business in Japan at the end of the calendar year, as part of that company's continued efforts to focus on its critical care business. Datascope Japan K.K., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Datascope Corp., was formed to expand Datascope's overall business in Japan.