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Viropro Signs a US$42 Million Collaborative Agreement With Tunisia's Biochallenge S.A.
MONTREAL, Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viropro Inc. (OTCBB:VPRO) ("Viropro") today announces the signing of a major agreement with Biochallenge S.A. for the development and the technology transfer of four biotherapeutic products. Biochallenge, a Tunisian private pharmaceutical company, will manufacture locally and commercialize these high-quality, low-cost biopharmaceuticals. Viropro will receive $42 million as licensing fees, development and technology transfer costs, and royalties on future sales.
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI), a leading builder of traditional and tower residences in highly amenitized lifestyle communities, today reported its results for the third quarter of 2006. For the three months ended September 30, 2006, net income fell 73.0% to $10.7 million, compared with $39.7 million in the third quarter of 2005, while diluted earnings per share (EPS) fell 70.6% to $0.25 from $0.85. Revenues for the third quarter of 2006 were $427.2 million, compared with $621.9 million for the third quarter of 2005, a 31.3% decrease. The aggregate value of Traditional and Tower Homebuilding orders for the quarter fell 82.0% over the same period a year ago to $120.1 million, while the number of unit orders declined 81.5% to 140.
StockGuru.com Announces Profile Coverage of IQ Webquest
DALLAS, Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of IQ Webquest, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IQWB). IQ Webquest strives to become the leader in the multibillion dollar social networking industry through a diverse portfolio of websites currently under development. The company will attract substantial revenue primarily through advertising and memberships. The sites will take advantage of economies of scale and other synergies including cross promotion, membership reciprocities, and niche expansion.
Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Urban Outfitters Reports Q3 Sales Up 7 Percent
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), a leading lifestyle consumer products company operating under the Anthropologie, Free People and Urban Outfitters brands, today announced sales for the three and nine months ended October 31, 2006.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Reports Preliminary 4th Qtr and FYE 2006 Home Building Revenues, Backlog and Contracts
HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today reported preliminary results for home building revenues, backlog and contracts for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2006.
TASER International, Inc.
25th Product Liability Lawsuit Dismissed Against TASER International
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, entered an order dismissing with prejudice the in-custody death product liability lawsuit filed by the estate of Richard T. Holcomb, Plaintiff, against TASER International, Inc. Plaintiff agreed to a voluntary dismissal of this lawsuit after it became clear that TASER International was not going to settle this lawsuit and after TASER International provided extensive expert reports from world class medical and scientific experts establishing that Richard T. Holcomb's death was not caused by the TASER(r) device. This is the twenty-fifth wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International. TASER has not lost any product liability lawsuit.