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Phlo Affiliate Signs Distribution Agreement for the Purchase of Its Rehydration Products
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Phlo Corporation (Pink Sheets:PHLC) announced today that one of its affiliates (the "Company") has entered into a distribution agreement with Blackard Group, Inc. for the distribution in certain domestic and international markets of the Company's rehydration beverages. Blackard has significant domestic and international real estate interests as well as manufacturing and distribution operations. An affiliate of Blackard will conduct its distribution activities pursuant to the agreement (the "Distributor").
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
GE Advanced Materials Introduces CoatOSil Wetting Agents: High-Performance, Fluorine-Free Additives
WILTON, Conn., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GE - Advanced Materials, Silicones today announced the introduction of CoatOSil(a) Y-15790 and Y-15791 wetting agents; they are surfactants that are not based on fluorine and they offer high performance flow, leveling, spreading and wetting capabilities over a wider pH range for coatings and ink formulators. The new wetting agents are highly effective at low loading levels and have broad applicability in architecture, printing, floor coatings and the coatings used in the automotive industry.
iMemories' 'Home Movie Film Festival' Provides New Twist on Emerging Market of Online Video Communities
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- As part of the hot emerging markets of video sharing and consumer generated content (CGC), iMemories will host a 3-day "Home Movie Film Festival" at its Scottsdale-based studio November 10, 11 and 12. In contrast to the content in the popular Google/YouTube and similar communities, however, which primarily feature raw online footage for a mass audience, iMemories focuses on helping families preserve, enjoy and share the images they've captured over the years for private family viewing and special occasions.
PennFed Financial Services, Inc.
PennFed Financial Services, Inc. Reports First-Quarter Earnings
WEST ORANGE, N.J., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- PennFed Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:PFSB), the $2.3 billion holding company for New Jersey-based Penn Federal Savings Bank, announced earnings for the first quarter ended September 30, 2006. Earnings for the current quarter were 17 cents per diluted share compared to earnings for the June 2006 quarter of 21 cents per diluted share.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Issues Trade Alert for 8x8, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockMarketNewsAlert.com issues trade alert for 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT). According to M. D'Alonzo at First Equity Group Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive, "The company announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2006.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Announces 2006 Third Quarter Financial Results
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG), the nation's leading home healthcare company, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. Revenues were $382.2 million in the third quarter of 2006 compared to $367.6 million in the third quarter of 2005. Net income for the third quarter of 2006 was $19.3 million or $0.45 per share (diluted). Net income for the third quarter of 2005 was also $19.3 million and net income per share (diluted) was $0.38. The net income per share difference reflects the Company's repurchase of approximately 7.3 million shares of its common stock in the fourth quarter of 2005. Further, the 2005 figures reflect a tax benefit of $2.3 million or $.05 per share taken in the third quarter of 2005 on settlement costs related to the qui tam lawsuit that were initially accrued in the second quarter of 2005.