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Donegal Group Inc.
Donegal Group Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings
MARIETTA, Penn., Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Donegal Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DGICA) (Nasdaq:DGICB) today reported that its net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007 was $11,212,428, or $.45 per share of Class A common stock on a diluted basis, an increase of 14.2% over the $9,818,301, or $.39 per share of Class A common stock on a diluted basis, reported for the third quarter of 2006.
athenahealth and Humana Launch First Fully-Integrated National All-Payer Platform for Real-Time Adjudication
WATERTOWN, Mass. and LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATHN), a leading provider of internet-based business services for physician practices, today announced that it has developed and launched the first fully-integrated all-payer platform that is designed to enable its entire national client base to perform real-time adjudication (RTA) of medical claims at the point-of-service for participating payers. athenahealth was able to achieve this major milestone through co-development efforts with Humana Inc.(NYSE:HUM), one of the nation's largest publicly traded health benefits companies with more than 480,000 physicians and Availity, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare transactions.
Castle Technologies, Inc.
ImagiTrend's CEO to Focus On Corporate Acquisition Strategy in Market News First Interview
SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ImagiTrend, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IMTD) is pleased to announce that the Company's CEO, Russell Haraburda, will be featured live on Market News First (www.mn1.com) for an exclusive interview where he will update the financial community on ImagiTrend's corporate acquisition strategy. The interview is scheduled for Monday, October 22, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. EST.
First Solar, Inc.
First Solar, Inc. to Announce 2007 Third Quarter Financial Results On Wednesday, November 7, 2007
PHOENIX, Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) will report financial results for the third fiscal quarter ending September 29, 2007, on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. MT (4:30 p.m. ET). To participate in the conference call, please dial (888) 264-8952 if you are calling from within the United States or (913) 312-1278 if you are calling from outside the United States. Investors may also access a live web cast of this conference call on the Investors section of the Company's website at www.firstsolar.com.
Colony Bankcorp, Inc.
Colony Bankcorp, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results
FITZGERALD, Ga., Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBAN), today reported quarterly net income of $2,619,000 for the third quarter of 2007, down 0.11 percent from third quarter 2006 net income of $2,622,000. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2007 were $0.36 per share compared to $0.36 per share for the same year ago period. Annualized return on assets for the quarter was 0.87 percent and return on equity was 12.87 percent, compared to 0.90 percent and 14.45 percent for the same year ago period, respectively. Net interest margin decreased to 3.81 percent for third quarter 2007 from 3.86 percent for second quarter 2007 and due to sluggish loan activity and the flat to slightly inverted yield curve, net interest margin is down from 3.93 percent for third quarter 2006.
Ship Finance International Limited
Ship Finance International Limited -- Share Repurchase Program
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the "Company") today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program of up to 7 million shares. Initially, the intention is to finance all or a part of this by the use of total return swaps ("TRS" or "Equity swap") with international banks (the "Banks").
The Inventure Group, Inc.
The Inventure Group, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2007 Results On October 30, 2007
PHOENIX, Oct. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Inventure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNAK) will release results for the third quarter ended September 29, 2007, on Tuesday, October 30, 2007. The Company will also hold a teleconference to discuss the financial results and future plans and prospects.