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Provident Financial Holdings, Inc.
Provident Financial Holdings Announces 5 Percent Stock Repurchase Program
RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. ("Company") (Nasdaq:PROV), the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B., today announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to 5% of its common stock (approximately 318,847 shares). The new program is the result of the early completion of the January 2007 stock repurchase program. A total of 333,365 shares have been purchased under the January 2007 stock repurchase program, at an average cost of $26.14 per share.
Washington Federal, Inc.
Washington Federal Increases Cash Dividend to 21 Cents
SEATTLE, June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Washington Federal, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFSL), parent company of Washington Federal Savings, today announced a 2.4% increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend to 21 cents per share from 20.5 cents per share. The dividend will be payable July 20, 2007 to common stockholders of record on July 6, 2007. This will be Washington Federal's 98th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz Nobel Izard P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Plexus Corporation
HARTFORD, Conn., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Schatz Nobel Izard P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on behalf of all persons who purchased the publicly traded securities of Plexus Corporation ("Plexus") (Nasdaq:PLXS) between January 25, 2006 and July 27, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period").
ATC Technology Corporation
Aftermarket Technology Corp's. Chairman, President and CEO Don Johnson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2007 Award Winner in Lake Michigan Area Program
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aftermarket Technology Corp.,(Nasdaq:ATAC), today announced that its Chairman, President and CEO, Don Johnson, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) 2007 Award in the Turnaround category in the Lake Michigan Area program. According to Ernst & Young, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Don Johnson was selected by an independent panel of judges and the award was presented at an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year gala event at Navy Pier, Chicago on June 22, 2007.
GoLeft.tv Announces New Commentary and Entertainment Features
PENSACOLA, Fla., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- For three years, Bobby Kennedy, Mike Papantonio, and David Bender have been interviewing the newsmakers on Ring of Fire, an Air America Radio product. Those interviews have included cultural icons such as Robert Redford, Gore Vidal, Martin Short, Henry Rollins, David Crosby, and just about any other progressive who has recognized the importance of speaking up on behalf of American Democracy. Kennedy, Papantonio, and Bender bring that same caliber of interview dialogue to GoLeft.tv.