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Sagient Research Systems
PlacementTracker Launches Global Private Placement Coverage
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sagient Research Systems, a leading publisher of independent research for the financial services and institutional investment communities, today announced the launch of global private placement coverage for publicly traded companies (PIPEs or Placings) by its PlacementTracker research service.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
U.S. Army Awards Northrop Grumman $97 Million Contract to Procure and Modify Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
HERNDON, Va., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $97 million contract to procure, modify and deliver 12 Hunter MQ-5B Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) aircraft; six One-System Block II ground control stations; eight tactical common data link, ground data link terminal sets; two sets of ground support equipment; and four sets of spare parts.
SIGA Technologies, Inc.
SIGA Applauds Efforts to Promote Private Sector Participation in Smallpox Biodefense
NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight bio-warfare pathogens, today lauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its declaration this month recognizing the serious threat that smallpox and other orthopoxviruses pose to the general population if used as a weapon during a terrorist attack. As part of this declaration, HHS used its authority under federal law to grant targeted liability protections for eventual providers like SIGA of countermeasures to be used in the event of a smallpox-related public health emergency.
Sysco Reports First Quarter Diluted EPS of $0.46
HOUSTON, Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced financial results for its 13-week first quarter of fiscal 2009 ended September 27, 2008.
VCG Holding Corp.
VCG Holding Corp. Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Conference Call
LAKEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VCG Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:VCGH), a growing and leading consolidator and operator of adult nightclubs, announced today that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 before the market opens on Monday, November 10, 2008. Troy Lowrie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Courtney Cowgill, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call that morning at 11:00 am Eastern Time / 9:00 am Mountain Time, to discuss the results.
Momenta Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2008
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNTA), a biotechnology company specializing in the detailed structural analysis of complex mixture drugs, today announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2008.