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LKQ Corporation Announces 2008 Third Quarter Results With Net Income Up Over 72 Percent
CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQX) today announced results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Revenue for the third quarter was $490.7 million. Net income for the quarter was $25.1 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.18. The results of the quarter include the effect of restructuring expenses of $2.4 million, a reduction of approximately $0.01 in diluted earnings per share. LKQ acquired Keystone Automotive Industries in October 2007, and accordingly, year over year results are not comparable.
Direct Pet Health Holdings
Direct Pet to Acquire Manufacturing, Distribution Rights for NapLap Pet Beds
DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Direct Pet Health Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:DPHG) reported today that it has taken the first step in acquiring the manufacturing and domestic and international distribution rights for NapLap(TM) pet beds from Sarge & Company, Inc., of Lakewood, Colorado. Completion of the acquisition is expected next month.
BlueLinx Appoints George Judd Chief Executive Officer
ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, today announced that its board of directors has named George R. Judd, 47, chief executive officer, succeeding Howard S. Cohen who has served as interim chief executive officer since March of this year. Mr. Cohen will continue to serve as executive chairman of the board of directors.