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SmallCap Sentinel: Ringing the Bell of Awareness
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "This week's bell ringing by Uranium Energy Corp. (AMEX:UEC) may well serve as an important milestone for the company...and the American uranium industry as UEC CEO Amir Adnani addressed the trading floor on the issue of American uranium production," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Adnani's remarks above the trading floor should remind listeners of the former prowess of the U.S. uranium market...and the potential."
Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc.
ISSI to Present At AeA Classic Financial Conference
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISSI) today announced that ISSI Vice President and CFO, Scott Howarth, will speak at the AeA Classic Financial Conference being held in Monterey, California on November 6th and 7th. The conference is being held at the Monterey Conference Center, and ISSI will be giving nine presentations over the two days. Interested parties may access the live webcast of the presentation by visiting the ISSI website at www.issi.com.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Webcast Alert: Tyson Foods, Inc. Presentation to Analysts
SPRINGDALE, Ark., Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- You are invited to listen to Tyson Foods, Inc.'s (NYSE:TSN) presentation to securities analysts and institutional investors, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Monday, November 12 at 10:45 a.m. Eastern.
Port of Houston Authority
Update: PHA Commission Approves Projects to Continue Building Bayport
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved $15 million in construction projects at Bayport as well as a variety of other environmental, construction and maintenance projects at its regular Oct. 30 meeting. Agenda item G1, involving a construction contract to Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd., was tabled for the next meeting on Tuesday, November 27.
MetroCorp Bancshares Inc.
MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. Announces Net Income of $3.2 Million, or $0.29 Per Diluted Share, in Third Quarter 2007, and a Record Loan Volume of $1.13 Billion
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCBI), a Texas corporation, which provides community banking services through its subsidiaries, MetroBank, N.A., serving Texas, and Metro United Bank ("Metro United"), serving California, today announced net income of $3.2 million for the third quarter of 2007, down approximately 9.5% compared with $3.5 million for the same quarter in 2006. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2007 were $0.29 compared with $0.32 for the third quarter of 2006. The decrease in earnings is primarily attributed to increased personnel and occupancy costs related to the expansion in California, as well as the increase in the provision for loan losses due to loan growth.
Centennial Bank Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results
DENVER, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Centennial Bank Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBHI) today reported third quarter 2007 net income of $1.5 million, or $0.03 per basic and diluted share, compared to third quarter 2006 net income of $5.8 million, or $0.10 per basic and diluted share. The decrease in third quarter 2007 net income as compared to the same period last year is primarily due to a $6.5 million increase in the provision for loan losses. Excluding after-tax intangible asset amortization of $1.3 million, third quarter 2007 cash net earnings were $2.8 million, or $0.05 per basic and diluted share, compared to third quarter 2006 cash net earnings of $7.6 million, or $0.13 per basic and diluted share.