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StockGuru.com Announces Profile Coverage of Franklin Mining
DALLAS, March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of Franklin Mining, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FMNJ). Franklin Mining is engaged in the exploration, development and mining of precious and nonferrous metals, including gold, silver, lead, copper and zinc. The company owns or has an interest in a number of precious and nonferrous metal properties.
Zak Enterprises, HOPE Services Announce Partnership
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Zak Enterprises and HOPE Services today announced they have formed a working partnership. Zak is an asset recovery and e-waste services company in Santa Clara. HOPE is a non-profit organization that has been providing a wide array of employment and other support services to local residents who are developmentally disabled for more than 50 years. HOPE is also meeting the needs of local businesses and companies through its Production Services business.
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.
Northstar Realty Finance Announces 2005 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
NEW YORK, March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) today announced its results for the quarter and the year ended December 31, 2005. The Company reported Adjusted Funds from Operations (AFFO) of $8.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2005, or $0.28 per share, and reported AFFO of $21.5 million, or $0.79 per share for the full year ended December 31, 2005. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2005 was $22.2 million, or $0.96 per share, compared to $4.6 million, or $0.22 per share in the third quarter. For the full year ended December 31, 2005, the Company reported net income of $37.7 million, or $1.74 per share. For a reconciliation of net income to AFFO, please refer to the tables on the following pages.
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Medicis Reports December 2005 Financial Results
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced December 2005 quarter-end revenue of approximately $80.7 million with "if-converted" net income of approximately $20.1 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, absent tax-effected special items of $18.8 million. The net impact of the special items resulted in an increase to net income and is more fully described below. This is compared to December 2004 quarter-end revenue of $92.3 million with "if-converted" net income of $25.4 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, absent tax-effected special charges of $3.6 million.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications to Present at Conferences
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) today announced that Richard D. Sewell, treasurer, plans to discuss the Company's operations and strategy in a presentation on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the Lehman Brothers 2006 High Yield Bond & Syndicated Loan Conference in Orlando, Florida.