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AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
RENO, Nev., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, today reported net earnings available to common shareholders for its third quarter ending December 31, 2005, of $11.9 million or $0.57 per share, compared with net earnings of $18.3 million, or $0.88 per share for the same period last year. Earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2004, included nonrecurring, after-tax litigation settlement proceeds of $1.56 per share. Taking these after-tax litigation settlement proceeds in effect, the adjusted earnings per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2004 was a loss of $0.68 per share.
phoenix|x-ray Systems + Services, Inc.
New Compact Computed Tomography X-Ray System With Submicron Resolution from phoenix-x-Ray
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- phoenix-x-ray Systems + Services Inc., today at APEX introduced to the North American market a new, high resolution computed tomography x-ray analysis system in a compact package, the nanotom(r). The nanotom(r) is a 160 kV nanofocus(tm) computed tomography system that is tailored completely for the special needs of material science, micro mechanics, electronics and biological applications. A complete and working system is on display in the company's booth No. 2317 at APEX the rest of the week.
Oakley Acquires Oliver Peoples - a Leading Fashion Eyewear Brand
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the acquisition of privately-held Oliver Peoples, Inc., one of the world's most recognized and most respected luxury eyewear companies, and its subsidiaries. As a result of the acquisition, Oakley has acquired Oliver Peoples' three eyewear brands: Oliver Peoples(R), Mosley Tribes(R), and the licensed Paul Smith(R) eyewear brand.
Microsemi Adds Dual Output Regulator to its Power Management Portfolio
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog/mixed signal integrated circuits, has announced a new 2.5 amp dual-channel ultra-low dropout regulator (ULDO) for applications ranging from PC peripherals and instrumentation to battery charging circuits and power to ASIC, memory and input/output circuits.
Microsemi to Present at the JP Morgan Small Cap Conference
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a global supplier of high performance analog, mixed-signal and high reliability semiconductor products, will make an investor presentation at the JP Morgan Small Cap Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia on February 15-16, 2006.