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Sempra Energy Increases Dividend
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has approved an increase in its dividend payable on shares of its common stock to $1.24 on an annualized basis from $1.20. The first quarterly installment of the new dividend is payable April 15, 2007, to shareholders of record on March 22, 2007.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Expands Share Repurchase Program
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that its Board of Directors increased the number of shares authorized for the previously announced share repurchase program from 40 million shares to 55 million shares. Approximately 31.6 million shares have been repurchased through January 31, 2007, leaving 23.4 million shares to be repurchased from time to time in the open market or otherwise. The share repurchases will continue to be funded solely from available cash from operations.
MediciNova Reports 2006 Financial Results
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MediciNova, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNOV) (Hercules Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange: Code Number: 4875), a biopharmaceutical company focused on accelerating the global development and commercialization of innovative pharmaceutical products, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2006.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Website to Broadcast February 22, 2007 First Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call Live
HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will broadcast live on its website, www.tollbrothers.com, a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2007 earnings results. The event, scheduled for 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Thursday, February 22, 2007, will follow announcement of the Company's first quarter 2007 results for earnings, revenues, contracts and backlog before the market opens that same day. The call will be hosted by Robert I. Toll, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.