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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.
Fly High With This Book -- New Book Tells Author's Compelling Story From Being a Dreamer to Becoming a True Pilot
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For some people, following the achievements and steps of their parents is a meaningful way of living life and making dreams come true. In the case of author Roger Hobler, he aimed high to be a pilot like his father and was determined to overcome all obstacles and impairments that would get in his way. This is the inspiring story that readers will discover as Xlibris proudly presents his compelling new book Double Marriage- A MidAir Collision.
Aaron Rents, Inc.
Darrell 'D.W.' Waltrip's Dream Comes True
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aaron Rents, Inc., the nation's leader in the rental, sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced that for the first time ever, Darrell Waltrip will take the wheel from younger brother Michael Waltrip to race the No. 99 Aaron's Dream Machine at the upcoming NASCAR Busch Series race at Martinsville Speedway on the evening of July 22, 2006.