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KMA Global Solutions International, Inc.
KMA Global Solutions International Projects $15 Million in Sales for Fiscal 2008
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. (OTCBB:KMAG) (Frankfurt:VVS), a leading worldwide provider of EAS (Electronic Article Surveillance) solutions, confirms guidance for Fiscal 2008 of $15 million in estimated sales and EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) of $2.5 - $3 million or approximately $0.05 per share. Fiscal 2008 means the period of KMA's 2008 fiscal year, which begins February 1, 2007 and ends January 31, 2008.
DISH Network Corporation
UPDATE -- Football Fans Get in the Game With DISH Network
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- This NFL season, football fanatics everywhere are expecting more coverage and quality from their TV provider ... and EchoStar's (Nasdaq:DISH) DISH Network(r) is giving it to them -- football 24/7, including exclusive games on NFL Network. Dedicated fans won't miss any of the action on the field with DISH Network's total value football package, starting at only $29.99, including HD.
LGL Group, Inc.
The LGL Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings
GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The LGL Group, Inc. (AMEX:LGL) today announced that its loss from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2007 was $61,000 or $0.03 per share compared with a profit of $798,000 or $0.37 per share for the same quarter in 2006. Net loss for the June quarter of 2007 was $1,846,000 or $0.86 per fully diluted share (compared to net income of $499,000 or $0.23 per fully diluted share, for the June quarter 2006.) The June 30, 2007 results include losses from the discontinued operations of its subsidiary, Lynch Systems, of $803,000 and a loss on the sale of certain of Lynch Systems' assets of $982,000, totaling $1,785,000 or $0.83 per fully diluted share. Lynch Systems had incurred losses of $299,000 or $.14 per fully diluted share in the June quarter of 2006.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced component changes in the Dow Jones EPAC (Europe, Pacific, Asia and Canada) Select Dividend 100 Index, Dow Jones Australia Select Dividend 30 Index and the Dow Jones Asia/Pacific Select Dividend 30 Index.
Vital Signs, Inc.
Vital Signs, Inc. Acquires Fluid Warming Technology
TOTOWA, N.J., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vital Signs, Inc. (Nasdaq:VITL) today announced the acquisition of Enginivity LLC and its enFlow(r) IV fluid and blood warmer patented technology. The enFlow(r) device is a high performance fluid warming system that can be used to deliver flows from KVO to 200 ml/min, using advanced dry heat technology. The enFlow system brings the warming element closer to the patient which reduces heat loss. Maintaining normal body temperature during surgery is an important factor in reducing post-operative infections.
Clear Choice Health Plans, Inc
Clear Choice Health Plans Second-Quarter Net Income Rises to $2.3 Million
BEND, Ore., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Clear Choice Health Plans, Inc. (OTCBB:CCHN) announced higher second-quarter net income that resulted from gains in membership and a significant increase in investment income. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2007, the Company's revenue increased 14% to $46.1 million compared with $40.3 million for the second quarter one year ago. In the second quarter Clear Choice's earnings increased 139% to $2.3 million, or $1.24 per basic share, compared with $960,000, or $0.53 per basic share, in the second quarter 2006. Income from operations declined 91% to $110,000 in the second quarter ended June 30, 2007 compared to $1.2 million in the second quarter a year ago. The decrease in income from operations resulted primarily from an increase in administrative expense as the Company builds greater corporate infrastructure to support our future growth.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies Announces Retention of Greenberg Traurig to Recover Funds From Agrofrut E.U.
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that it has retained Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm, to recover funds from Agrofrut E.U. (Agrofrut). The CTT Board of Directors had voted unanimously, five to zero, to cancel the transaction with Agrofrut and to remove Ben Marcovitch from CTT's Board of Directors. CTT is releasing additional information in this press release to allow investors to understand its findings regarding the Board's decisions.
CombiMatrix Corporation Commences Initial Listing On Nasdaq Capital Market
MUKILTEO, Wash., Aug. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CombiMatrix Corporation (Nasdaq:CBMXD) announced today that CombiMatrix Corporation successfully met the initial listing requirements for the Nasdaq Capital Market following its split-off from Acacia Research Corporation. The notice of non-compliance previously delivered to Acacia Research Corporation regarding the continued listing standards for Acacia Research-CombiMatrix common stock on the Nasdaq Global Market is no longer applicable to the Company's stock.