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HEICO Corporation Reports All-time Record Sales, Operating Income and Net Income for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal Results
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. and MIAMI, Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI-A) (NYSE:HEI) today reported that net income increased 24% to a record $48,511,000, or $1.78 per diluted share, for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2008, up from $39,005,000, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2007. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008, net income increased 27% to a record $13,650,000, or 50 cents per diluted share, up from $10,763,000, or 40 cents per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007.
Integra Bank Corporation
Integra Bank Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Integra Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:IBNK) (www.integrabank.com) declared a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of one cent ($0.01) per share payable on or about January 7, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 29, 2008.
Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
Bridge Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Dividend and Approval to Issue Preferred Shares
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:BDGE), the holding company for The Bridgehampton National Bank (the "Bank," "BNB"), announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share. The dividend will be payable on January 13, 2009 to shareholders of record as of December 30, 2008. The Company continues its trend of uninterrupted dividends. The Company also announced the approval by its shareholders to amend Bridge Bancorp's Certificate of Incorporation to authorize the issuance of preferred shares. The amendment was approved at a special meeting of shareholders on December 16, 2008.
Prudential Bancorp, Inc.
Prudential Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania Announces Declaration of Quarterly Cash Dividend
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prudential Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PBIP) announced that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable on January 26, 2009 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on January 12, 2009.
Meritage Homes Corporation
Meritage Homes Promotes Steve Davis to Chief Operating Officer
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today announced the promotion of Steve Davis to the newly created position of chief operating officer.
Sysco Recognized for Industry Leading Pesticide Reduction Program
HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that it has been awarded a prestigious Champions award from the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. PESP is a voluntary partnership which focuses on reducing the use of pesticides and reducing the risks to humans and the environment. More than 70 suppliers, representing 160 produce processing facilities and 4,179 growers tending more than 600,000 acres are participating in Sysco's integrated pest management (IPM) program.
SIGA Technologies, Inc.
SIGA Completes Manufacture of ST-246 Registration Batches
NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight bio-warfare pathogens, today announced that it has completed manufacture of its required three NDA registration batches of ST-246 drug substance, the Company's lead smallpox anti-viral.
Kona Grill Inc
Kona Grill Reports Nasdaq Deficiency Notice
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kona Grill, Inc. (Nasdaq:KONA) today announced that it received a letter from the staff of the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq Stock Market dated December 15, 2008 notifying the Company that as a result of the Board of Directors vacancy created by the resignation of Kent D. Carlson as a director on December 11, 2008, the Company does not comply with Nasdaq's Marketplace Rule 4350, which requires companies to have a majority of independent directors as defined by the Nasdaq rules and requires a company's audit committee to have at least three independent directors. Consistent with Marketplace Rule 4350(c)(1) and Rule 4350(d)(4), Nasdaq has provided the Company a cure period in order to regain compliance until the earlier of the Company's next annual shareholders' meeting or December 11, 2009. If the next annual shareholders' meeting is held before June 9, 2009, then the Company must evidence compliance no later than June 9, 2009. The Company expects that it will be able to fill the vacancy within the cure period.