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Tufco Technologies, Inc.
Tufco Technologies, Inc. Announces Increase and Extension in Stock Repurchase Program
GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tufco Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TFCO), a leader in providing diversified contract wet and dry wipes converting and printing, as well as wide web flexographic specialty printing services and business imaging products, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an extension of its February 2008 stock repurchase program through September 2009 and an increase in the number of shares from 200,000 to 300,000. The program calls for open market stock repurchases at prevailing market prices. The Board concluded that the Company's cash and debt position would enable these purchases without impairment to the Company's capital.
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
CenterPoint Energy Raises Quarterly Dividend 4 Percent
HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share of common stock payable on March 10, 2009, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 16, 2009. This represents more than a four percent increase over the $0.1825 per common share quarterly dividends paid by the company in 2008.
Horizon Financial Corp.
Horizon Financial Corp. Updates Fiscal 3Q09 Conference Call Schedule
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:HRZB) today announced that it will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PST (5:00 p.m. EST) on January 29, 2009, to discuss fiscal 2009 third quarter results, for the quarter ended December 31, 2008. Horizon will distribute its earnings announcement before the market opens that day.
Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization
SEMPO Launches 2nd Annual In-House Salary Survey for Search Engine Marketers
WAKEFIELD, Mass., Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Is the economy having a severe impact on compensation for search engine marketers or is the SEM profession weathering the storm better than other sectors? That is one of the critical questions the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO),
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK and ZURICH, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and STOXX Ltd., the leading provider of European equity indexes, today announced that SunTrust Banks Inc. (United States, Banks, STI) and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (United States, Banks, HBAN) will be removed from the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend, Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend and Dow Jones STOXX Global Select Dividend 100 indexes.
Crown Castle International Corp.
Crown Castle International Announces Pricing of $900 Million Senior Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI) announced today that it has priced its previously announced public offering of senior notes due 2015. The offering was increased to $900 million from a previously announced offering size of $600 million. The notes will have an interest rate of 9% per annum and were issued at a price equal to 90.416% of their face value. The notes are being offered under Crown Castle's shelf registration statement.
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.