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Innospec Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call
NEWARK, Del., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec Inc. (Nasdaq:IOSP) today announced that it will release fourth quarter 2007 earnings results on Thursday, February 7th, 2008 after the market close. Following the release of its results, Paul Jennings, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Ian Cleminson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host an interactive conference call on Friday, February 8th, 2008 at 8:30 AM ET.
U.S. Mine Makers, Inc.
U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. Announces Spinout Dividend of Subsidiary
PALM DESERT, Calif., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. (Pink Sheets:UCMC), formerly Uranium City Mining Corporation, announced today that its Board of Directors has voted to spinout the company's wholly owned subsidiary, "Nitro Lube Canada, Ltd." (a British Columbia corporation), as a partial self-liquidating dividend to its shareholders. Shareholders will receive one share of Nitro Lube Canada, Ltd. for every four shares owned in Uranium City Mining Corporation (UCMC), now U.S. Mine Makers, Inc. The record date for this dividend will be the close of business on January 25, 2008.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. Announces 28.4 Percent Increase in Annual Earnings
CONWAY, Ark., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) today announced record net income for the year ended December 31, 2007 of $20.4 million, a 28.4% increase over net income of $15.9 million for 2006. Diluted earnings per share for 2007 were $1.17, compared to $1.00 for 2006, an increase of 17.0%.
Magma Design Automation
Qualcomm's Charlie Matar Named Chairman of Magma Users Conference
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Magma(r) Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of semiconductor design software, today announced that Charlie Matar of Qualcomm has been named chairman of Magma's MUSIC (Magma Users Summit on Integrated Circuits) users conference. Matar, vice president of engineering at Qualcomm responsible for system-on-chip (SoC) designs, will oversee the Technical Program Coordination Committee and conference program for the Silicon Valley edition of MUSIC. Scheduled for Feb. 27-28 in Santa Clara, the conference will feature user papers, tutorials, a partners' fair and keynote addresses. Paper abstracts are being accepted through Jan. 18.