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Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Reports FY 2006 1st Qtr EPS of $0.98, up 48 Percent vs FY 2005
HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today reported that, for its first quarter ended January 31, 2006, net income rose 49% to $163.9 million; revenues rose 35% to $1.34 billion; first quarter-end backlog rose 22% to $5.95 billion; and signed contracts of $1.14 billion declined 21%, compared to FY 2005's record first quarter results. The earnings, revenue and backlog totals were first quarter records, while contracts were the second highest first quarter total in the Company's history.
Deutsche Bank AG's Holdings in Metso Decreased to 4.79 percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about a change in the holding of Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On February 21, 2006, Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies were in possession of 6,790,442 Metso shares to which they had the dispositive rights. This holding represents 4.79 percent of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation.
Actelion Announces Full Year 2005 Financial Results
ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd. (SWX:ATLN) (Other OTC:ALIOF) today announced its financial results for the full year 2005. With total net revenue of CHF 663.6 million (FY 2004: 471.9 m) and operating expenses of CHF 511.3 million (FY 2004: 386.3 m), the company reported operating income of CHF 152.3 million (FY 2004: 85.6 m).
Informative Uses Voice of the Customer to Capture Insights From Fortune 500 CFOs
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Informative, Inc., the leading provider of voice of the customer and word-of-mouth solutions, today announced that Aceva Technologies, a leading provider revenue and receivable management solutions, has selected Informative's VOC (Voice of the Customer) solution as the technology platform to enable continuous communication and collaboration with Aceva's customers. Through ongoing online discussions, Aceva will better understand the business requirements and challenges of its end users -- finance professionals -- and will be able to enhance its solution based on their feedback.