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Flamemaster Reports Earnings for September 30, 2003 Fiscal Year and 4th Quarter
SUN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Flamemaster Corporation (Nasdaq:FAME) reported net income of $538,519 on revenues of $5,097,852 for the year ended September 30, 2003. In the previous year earnings were $625,063 on revenues of $5,061,386. Per share results were $.38 basic and $.35 fully diluted in 2003 vs. $.44 basic and $.40 fully diluted in 2002.
Pricer's rights issue fully subscribed
UPPSALA, Sweden, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The proceeds of Pricer's rights issue amounted to MSEK 55.4 before issue costs, of which a sum of MSEK 48.7 was subscribed on the basis of existing shareholders' prior rights. This means that some 88 per cent of the issue was taken up.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces the Filing of a Class Action Suit Against INVESCO Funds Group, Inc. and Its INVESCO Funds -- IAHYX, IGIAX, IBVAX, IAREX
BALTIMORE, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of all purchasers of INVESCO Advantage Health Sciences Fund (Nasdaq:IAGHX), (Nasdaq:IGHBX), (Nasdaq:IGHCX); INVESCO Core Equity Fund (Nasdaq:ICEAX), (Nasdaq:ICEBX), (Nasdaq:IINCX), (Nasdaq:FIIIX), (Nasdaq:IEIKX); INVESCO Dynamics Fund (Nasdaq:IDYAX), (Nasdaq:IDYBX), (Nasdaq:IFDCX), (Nasdaq:FIDYX), (Nasdaq:IDYKX); INVESCO Energy Fund (Nasdaq:IENAX), (Nasdaq:IENBX), (Nasdaq:IEFCX), (Nasdaq:FSTEX), (Nasdaq:IENKX); INVESCO Financial Services Fund (Nasdaq:IFSAX), (Nasdaq:IFSBX), (Nasdaq:IFSCX), (Nasdaq:FSFSX), (Nasdaq:FSFKX) and other Invesco Mutual Funds that are managed by Invesco Funds Group, Inc. ("Invesco"), which is a subsidiary of Amvescap PLC (NYSE:AVZ) ("Amvescap") from December 5, 1998 through November 24, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Dividend
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc, (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company for Guaranty Bank, today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.155 per share on 2,790,404 shares of its common stock to be paid on January 23, 2004, to stockholders of record on January 9, 2004.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom rolls out GSM networks in Latin America
NEW YORK, LONDON and BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC) today announces that it has selected a supplier to overlay its existing TDMA networks in Guatemala (Comcel) and Paraguay (Telecel) with GSM 800 networks. According to the deal signed on December 15, 2003, the nationwide networks will become operational during the second quarter of 2004.
Network Installation Corporation
Network Installation Receives New Project Order From UCLA
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Network Installation Corp. (OTCBB:NWIS) announced today it has received a new project order from UCLA. The project is part of UCLA's "Connected" initiative which began as an effort to provide a campus-wide infrastructure that would accommodate growth, diversity, and emerging technologies. The project built on the existing Campus Backbone Network to extend connectivity to each academic user. The primary objective of this project will be to upgrade high-speed data locations throughout Campbell Hall for the Humanities, American Indian and Asian American computer labs, classrooms and offices. The improvements will enable students to access both the University's intranet as well as the Internet more efficiently and at greater speed.
Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB Declaration
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB (publ) has purchased 295,800 B shares in Drott AB (publ). Wihlborgs will thereafter own a total of 28,000 A shares and 13,631,227 B shares, which together represent 15.3 percent of the capital and 14.8 percent of the votes in the company.
TV3 to Appeal Ruling By Stockholm City Court on Claims by Swedish Performing Rights Society
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB, the international media group, today announced that TV3 will appeal a ruling by the Stockholm City Court that TV3 is to pay SEK 74 million to The Swedish Performing Rights Society (STIM) in royalty payments for music broadcast by TV3 between 1 July 1993 and 31 December 1998, plus accumulated interest of approximately SEK 50 million. These payments are in addition to the sum of approximately SEK 20 million that has already been paid on account by TV3 for the broadcast of music during this period to which STIM owned the rights.
SCA acquires remainder of shares outstanding in Scaninge
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SCA has exercised the right to acquire 41% of the share capital (50% of the voting rights) in Scaninge from Graninge AB. In accordance with the terms of the current purchase option, the exercise price for the entire block of shares is SEK 4.9 M. Scaninge owns 390,000 hectares of productive forestland and exercise of the purchase option means that SCA secures full and long-term strategic control of the timber flow in the forestlands.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Development Corporation -- Nalunaq: Bulk Carrier Arrival Date Confirmed
LONDON, Dec. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Development Corporation ("Crew") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRWVF): Crew Development Corporation (Crew, "the Company") is pleased to report that the arrival of the bulk carrier MV Lake Erie at the Nalunaq port site has been confirmed for December the 26th 2003. Loading of the stockpiled high-grade ore will start immediately upon arrival of the vessel. MV Lake Erie has a cargo capacity of around 35.500 metric tonnes, and approximately 21,500 ounces will be shipped from Greenland to Spain for processing and gold recovery.