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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman's Apprentice School Hosts Graduation for Class of 2008
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) hosted commencement exercises on Feb. 21 for the company's Apprentice School located in Newport News, Va. The graduation was held at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts for 194 apprentices, representing 15 trades and three advanced programs.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced that BlueScope Steel Ltd. (Australia, Basic Resources, BSL.AU) will be removed from the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend, Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend and Dow Jones Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30 indexes.
Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.
Wilshire Bancorp Declares $0.05 Cash Dividend
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIBC), the holding company for Wilshire State Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2009.
IKONICS Appoints Lockwood Carlson to Board of Directors
DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation (Nasdaq:IKNX), a Duluth based imaging technology company, announced today that Lockwood Carlson has been appointed as a director; expanding the Company's Board of Directors by one. Mr. Carlson will stand for re-election as a director at the 2009 annual meeting of shareholders, together with all of the Company's other current directors.
SenoRx Reports Fourth Quarter Profit On Record Revenues and Gross Margin for Quarter and Fiscal Year
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SenoRx, Inc. (Nasdaq:SENO) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008. For the quarter ended December 31, 2008, SenoRx reported record quarterly revenues of $13.6 million, an increase of 31.5 percent compared with $10.3 million in the fourth quarter a year ago. Revenue for fiscal 2008 grew 33.2 percent to a record $46.7 million compared with $35.0 million in 2007.
Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc.
Advocat to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Financial Results On Tuesday, March 10, 2009
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advocat Inc. (Nasdaq:AVCA) today announced that it is scheduled to report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 after the market closes.
HCC Insurance Holdings
HCC Insurance Holdings to Present At Raymond James Investors Conference
HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today that HCC Chief Executive Officer Frank J. Bramanti and HCC Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Edward H. Ellis will be presenting at Raymond James' 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 9, 2009, beginning at 8:05 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Baxano Surgical, Inc.
TranS1 Inc. Reports Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008
WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TranS1 Inc. (Nasdaq:TSON), a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing products that implement its proprietary minimally invasive surgical approach to treat degenerative disc disease, instability and adult degenerative deformity affecting the lower lumbar region of the spine, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008.
Faruqi & Faruqi LLP
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of Class Action Lawsuit Against The Colonial BancGroup, Inc. -- CNB
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was commenced in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama on behalf of all purchasers of The Colonial BancGroup, Inc. ("Colonial" or the "Company") (NYSE:CNB) securities between December 2, 2008 and January 27, 2009, inclusive (the "Class Period".) A copy of the complaint filed in this action can be viewed on the firm's website at www.faruqilaw.com