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Horizon Financial Corp.
Horizon Financial's Earnings Per Share Grows 8 Percent to $0.40 in Fiscal 2Q08; Loan Portfolio Grows 11 Percent With Continuing Excellent Asset Quality
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:HRZB) today reported that continuing strength in the North Puget Sound economy produced strong loan growth and near record profits in the second quarter of fiscal 2008, ended September 30, 2007. Horizon earned $4.9 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, up 6% from $4.7 million, or $0.37 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Horizon's earnings were down slightly from the record $5.0 million, or $0.41 per share, earned in 1Q08. In the first half of fiscal 2008, earnings grew 8% to $9.9 million, or $0.81 per share, compared to $9.2 million, or $0.74 per share in the first half of fiscal 2007.
Synaptics to Report First Quarter Results On November 1
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics(r) Incorporated (Nasdaq:SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, announced today that it will report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2008 on Thursday, November 1, 2007 after the close of market. The company will host a corresponding conference call for analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) during which management may discuss forward-looking information. Participating on the call will be President and CEO Francis Lee and CFO Russ Knittel.