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Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Fiscal Second Quarter 2007 Results
HOUSTON, May 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX) today reported fiscal second quarter 2007 results for the period ending April 30, 2007. Net sales were $519.4 million compared to $507.2 million a year ago, and income from continuing operations was $32.8 million versus $42.8 million in the year ago period. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.84 compared to $1.07 in the second quarter last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.84. The latest 12 months return on invested capital was 15.7% compared to 19.1% a year ago.
San Diego Gas & Electric
SDG&E Customers Save Through Bill-Assistance Program
SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- More low-income customers are now eligible to receive a 20 percent discount on their San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) electric and natural gas bills, due to new income guidelines that go into effect June 1 for qualified customers enrolled in the money-saving, state-sponsored California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program.
Bernstein-Rein Awarded Crock-Pot, Mr. Coffee and Sunbeam Brands
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Adding three more classic consumer brands to its client roster, Bernstein-Rein is now representing the Crock-Pot(r), Mr. Coffee(r) and Sunbeam(r) brands. The agency will provide both strategic and creative direction for their marketing efforts. The three brands are owned by Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions, a leading consumer products company headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla.
AbsoluteSKY Supplies Universal Surveillance, General Dynamics With RFID Solution
MONTREAL, May 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AbsoluteSKY, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ABSY), today announced that, under contract from its reseller Universal Surveillance Systems EAS Inc. (U.S.S. Corporation), it has installed an RFID-based security system at a General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems facility in Quebec, Canada. This important installation marks the first defense-related application of a sub-system of AbsoluteSKY's powerful intelliTRACKER product suite that entered the market earlier this year.