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Brooks Automation, Inc.
Brooks Automation to Present At the Maxim Group Growth Conference
CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) announced today that it will be presenting at the Maxim Group Growth Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. local time. Copies of any presentation materials will be posted at www.brooks.com.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited
Ultrapetrol Announces Extension of Stock Repurchase Program
NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR), an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in four markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business, Ocean Business and Passenger Business), announced today that its board of directors has approved an extension of the Company's stock repurchase program to December 31, 2008. The stock repurchase program, which was announced on March 17, 2008, originally allowed for the repurchase of up to $50 million of the Company's common stock until September 30, 2008 and the extension will retain the same original cumulative dollar limitation. The expiration date and/or amount of the share repurchase program will be extended or amended at the discretion of the board of directors. Share repurchases may be made from time to time for cash in open market transactions at prevailing market prices or in privately negotiated transactions.
Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call Announced by Capital Bank Corporation
RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:CBKN) will host a conference call on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of the call will be to provide interested parties with financial information regarding the quarter ended September 30, 2008. The Company plans to release financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 on Tuesday, October 21, 2008.
Houston Wire & Cable Company
Houston Wire & Cable Company Reports Impact of 2008 Hurricane Season
HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC) announced today that it expects earnings for the third quarter of 2008 to be negatively impacted due to the effects of the 2008 Hurricane Season. The Company estimates its earnings per share for the third quarter of 2008 will be $0.04-$0.07 less than the comparable quarter of 2007.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Breaks Ground On New Wallops Island Facility
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) broke ground today on a new facility at Wallops Island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the first building in the Wallops Research Park.
Provident Financial Holdings, Inc.
Provident Financial Holdings to Host Earnings Release Conference Call
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PROV), the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B., announced today that it will host a conference call for institutional investors and bank analysts on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time Zone) to discuss its financial results. The conference call will coincide with its news release announcing first quarter earnings which will be distributed prior to the market open on Monday, October 27, 2008. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-398-9379 and requesting the Provident Financial Holdings Earnings Release Conference Call. An audio replay of the conference call will be available through Tuesday, November 4, 2008 by dialing 1-800-475-6701 and referencing access code number 963505.
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc.
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga., Oct. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SCSG) announced today that it has declared a dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on October 31, 2008 to shareholders of record as of October 17, 2008.