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KNBT Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- KNBT Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:KNBT), the holding company for Keystone Nazareth Bank & Trust Company (the "Bank"), today announced that the board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share.
Q.E.P. Co., Inc.
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Announces New Operations in China
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Q.E.P. Co., Inc. (Nasdaq:QEPC) today announced that the People's Republic of China has provided the Company with final approval to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai. Operating under the name Harmony Depot, Q.E.P. is now licensed to purchase and market a broad range of goods for distribution into the Chinese domestic and export markets.
San Luis Trust Bank
San Luis Trust Bank 2007 2nd Quarter Earnings
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- San Luis Trust Bank (OTCBB:SNLS) announced earnings of $2.2 million through June 30, 2007. Second quarter earnings of $1.1 million or $0.26 per share was a slight increase from first quarter earnings of $0.25 per share. Return on Equity (ROE) for year-to-date 2007 is 15.62%; Return on Assets (ROA) is 1.72%.
EffTec International, Inc.
American Resource Management, Inc. to be Featured On Market News First
TULSA, Okla., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- American Resource Management, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ARRM) announces that Don Clark, a director of the Company and president of Efficiency Technologies, Inc., the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, will appear on Market News First (MN1.com) on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at 11:30 eastern time. This interview was previously scheduled for July 10th, 2007.
Systems & Software, Inc.
Systems & Software Named Top CIS Provider to Investor-Owned Utilities by UtiliPoint
COLCHESTER, Vt., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Systems & Software, Inc., a leading Customer Information System (CIS) solution provider for utilities, announced that UtiliPoint(r) International, Inc., a prominent utility consulting firm, placed them as the number one CIS provider to investor-owned utilities in their 2007 Technology Vendor Tier 2 rankings.
Interhyp AG -- MLP and Interhyp to Engage in Joint Venture for Residential Mortgage Brokerage
MUNICH, Germany, July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The financial services company MLP and mortgage broker Interhyp will engage in a joint venture. "MLP Hyp" will provide MLP consultants with access to Interhyp's product and system platform for residential mortgages as well as with dedicated support by mortgage specialists. MLP customers will benefit from an independent selection from a wide range of products combined with a high level of service provided by the individualized MLP consulting approach. The interest rates on offer will be significantly below those offered by traditional branch banks.
PremierWest Bancorp Named 1 of 24 Top Performing Companies in Country
MEDFORD, Ore., July 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PremierWest Bancorp (Nasdaq:PRWT) announced the Company has been selected as one of the best performing banks in the country, and added to the Sandler O'Neill 2007 class of All Stars. Sandler O'Neill is one of the largest investment banking firms in the United States and since 2004 has published a list of top performing banks and thrifts in the nation.