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Energy XXI to Present At Johnson Rice Conference
HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (Nasdaq:EXXI) (LSE:EXXI) (LSE:EXXS) today announced that Chairman and CEO John Schiller will present at the Johnson Rice & Company 3rd Annual Emerging Growth Energy Conference in Houston beginning at 8:45 a.m. CST on Jan. 24, 2008.
Aastrom Biosciences, Inc.
Aastrom Biosciences to Present At Leerink Swann Novel Biologics Therapeutics Roundtable Conference
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTM) ), a leading regenerative medicine company, today announced that George Dunbar, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Leerink Swann Novel Biologics Therapeutics Roundtable Conference on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 2:15 pm (EDT). The conference will be held January 24th at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Toyota Launches Literacy Program for Hispanic and Other Immigrant Families in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Toyota today announced that three Salt Lake City elementary schools will be among the newest sites for its successful Toyota Family Literacy Program (TFLP). TFLP -- the first nationwide program of its kind to focus on the needs of Hispanic and other immigrant families -- is coordinated by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), the country's leading advocate for family literacy.
Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc.
Eagle Bancorp Announces Quarterly Earnings, Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Announces Stock Repurchase Program
HELENA, Mont., Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bancorp ("Eagle")(OTCBB:EBMT), the stock holding company of American Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), reported net income of $219,000, or $0.20 per share ($0.18 per share diluted), for the three months ended December 31, 2007, and declared a cash dividend of $0.24 per share. Earnings for the quarter decreased by 52.49% from the $461,000 earned for the quarter ended December 31, 2006. Earnings for the six month period ended December 31, 2007 were $683,000, or $0.64 per share ($0.56 per share diluted), a decrease of $200,000 or 22.65%, compared to $883,000 for the six month period ended December 31, 2006. "We are pleased with our growth in net interest income for this quarter and for the six month period ending December 31, 2007. Excluding the losses in market value on the preferred stock held in our investment portfolio, our financial performance has been strong," said CEO Pete Johnson.