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AutoZone to Release Second Quarter Earnings March 3, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's leading auto parts retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, will release results for its second quarter ended February 14, 2009, before market open on Tuesday, March 3, 2009. Additionally, the Company will host a one hour conference call on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EST), to discuss the results of the quarter.
ImageWare Systems Inc
ImageWare Selected for BOSS-U Participation
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ImageWare Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IWSY) announced today that it will participate in the Army's Biometric Task Force ("BTF") prime contract to provide biometric support and services in support of the Biometrics Operations and Support Services Unrestricted (BOSS-U) program. The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a three-year base period of performance with two one-year options and a total contract ceiling of $497 million. ImageWare was selected by and has teaming agreements with several of the twelve prime contract awardees as a subcontract participant.
OceanFirst Financial Corp.
OceanFirst Financial Corp. Announces Fourth Quarter and 2008 Improved Earnings, Continuation of Cash Dividend
TOMS RIVER, N.J., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OCFC), the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, today announced that diluted earnings per share increased to $.30 for the quarter ended December 31, 2008 as compared to $.26 for the corresponding prior year period. For the year ended December 31, 2008 diluted earnings per share increased to $1.26 as compared to $.09 for the corresponding prior year period. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.20 per share - covering the three month period ended December 31, 2008 - to be paid on February 13, 2009, to shareholders of record on January 30, 2009.
Johnson Outdoors to Release First Quarter 2009 Results On January 30, 2009
RACINE, Wis., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq:JOUT), a global company engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of branded outdoor recreation products, will release financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2009 on Friday, January 30, 2009 before the New York Stock Exchange trading day begins. The Company will host a conference call and audio web cast shortly afterwards at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update.
Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co.
Penwest Sets Focused Priorities for 2009; Takes Actions to Further Reduce Costs
DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penwest Pharmaceuticals Co. (Nasdaq:PPCO) today announced that its Board of Directors and senior management have set narrowed priorities for 2009, and that the Company is taking steps to further reduce overhead costs corresponding to these narrowed priorities. The Company also said that it expects to become cash flow positive and achieve quarterly profitability in the fourth quarter of 2009, as the Company takes actions to realize the full value of Opana ER.