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State Bancorp, Inc.
State Bancorp, Inc. Files $100 Million Shelf Registration Statement
JERICHO, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:STBC), parent company of State Bank of Long Island ("State Bank"), announced today that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The shelf registration statement, when declared effective by the SEC, will allow the Company to raise capital from time to time, up to an aggregate of $100 million, through the sale of various types of securities. Specific terms and prices will be determined at the time of any offering under a separate prospectus supplement to be filed with the SEC at the time of each offering. Once declared effective by the SEC, the registration remains effective for three years and may be extended under certain circumstances. The registration statement covers various capital instruments that may be considered from time to time including common and preferred stock, warrants, and notes.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Completes Operational Assessment
BETHPAGE, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System has completed its Operational Assessment (OA), flying out of the Northrop Grumman East Coast Manufacturing and Flight Test Center in St. Augustine, Fla. With completion of OA, the flight test program has accumulated more than 600 flight hours, over half involving in-flight radar testing.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and STOXX Ltd., the leading provider of European equity indexes, today announced component changes in the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend, Dow Jones STOXX Global Select Dividend 100, Dow Jones STOXX Select Dividend 30, Dow Jones EURO STOXX Select Dividend 30, Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend, Dow Jones Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30, Dow Jones Netherlands Select Dividend 15 and Dow Jones UK Select Dividend 20 indexes.
Johnson Outdoors Inc.
Johnson Outdoors to Release Fourth Quarter 2008 Results On December 5, 2008
RACINE, Wis., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq:JOUT), a global company engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of branded outdoor recreation products, will release financial results for the fourth quarter of 2008 on Friday, December 5, 2008 before the New York Stock Exchange trading day begins. The Company will host a conference call and audio web cast shortly afterwards at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update.
Ambassadors Group, Inc
Ambassadors Group Declares Quarterly Dividend and Increased Share Repurchase Authorization
SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambassadors Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPAX) ("Company"), a leading provider of educational travel experiences, announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.115 per share, which will be paid on December 10, 2008 to all common shareholders of record on November 26, 2008. The Company's board of directors continually reviews the Company's dividend policy to ensure compliance with capital requirements, regulatory limitations, the Company's financial position and other conditions, which may affect the Company's desire or ability to pay dividends in the future.
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Declines Treasury Investment
GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) -- consistently ranked as one of the nation's strongest, safest financial institutions -- will decline the U.S. Treasury Department's invitation for funding through the Capital Purchase Program, a component of the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP Announces Investigation On Behalf of Certain Investors of Waters Corporation
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Advertising. The law firm of Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is investigating possible illegal conduct as alleged in a proposed class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts against Waters Corporation ("Waters Corp." or the "Company") (NYSE:WAT) and certain of Waters Corp's officers and directors for violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The lawsuit is brought on behalf of all purchasers of common stock from January 24, 2007 and January 22, 2008 (the "Class Period").