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Bioheart and Monebo Announce Distribution and Licensing Agreement for Heart Monitoring Technologies
SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bioheart, Inc. (Nasdaq:BHRT) and Monebo, Inc. today announced they have signed a licensing agreement that provides Bioheart the right to distribute Monebo's heart monitoring, arrhythmia and A-Fib analysis technologies. The license agreement also includes Monebo's call center management software. Bioheart plans to immediately begin selling the CardioBelt(tm) system worldwide, including the U.S. market, as a complementary technology to the Bioheart 3370 at-home Heart Failure Monitor.
Anaren Reports 1st Quarter Results
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anaren, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANEN) today reported net sales for the fiscal 2009 first quarter ended September 30, 2008 of $38.1 million, up 18.8% from the first quarter of last year. Sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 included two months of sales from M.S. Kennedy Corp. and one month of sales from Unicircuit, Inc., the Company's acquisitions which closed in July and August respectively, and are reported within the Space & Defense Group. Net sales by these two new subsidiaries totaled $4.8 million in the quarter.
CAI International, Inc. Reports Results for the Third Quarter of 2008
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CAI International, Inc. (CAI) (NYSE:CAP) reported that net income in the third quarter of 2008 increased $0.5 million, or 9.3%, to $5.9 million, compared with net income of $5.4 million in the third quarter of 2007. Fully diluted earnings per share in the third quarter of 2008 was $0.34 with 17.5 million average shares outstanding, compared to a fully diluted earnings per share of $0.32 with 17.1 million average shares outstanding during the third quarter of 2007.
Power Integrations, Inc.
Power Integrations Management to Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Power Integrations (Nasdaq:POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced webcasts of upcoming presentations by company executives at the following investor conferences:
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
CenterPoint Energy Declares $0.1825 Quarterly Dividend
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) board of directors today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.1825 per share of common stock payable on December 10, 2008, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 14, 2008.
Third Federal Savings and Loan
TFS Financial Corporation Declares Fourth Dividend
CLEVELAND, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:TFSL) (the "Company"), the holding company for Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland, announced today that the Board of Directors has declared the Company's fourth quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on November 28, 2008 to stockholders of record on November 14, 2008. Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland, MHC, has waived its right to receive the dividend on the 227,119,132 shares of common stock it owns.
Simmons First National Corporation
Simmons First Receives Preliminary Approval to Participate in Treasury's Capital Purchase Program
PINE BLUFF, Ark., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Simmons First National Corporation (Nasdaq:SFNC) announced today that it has received preliminary approval to participate in the U.S. Treasury's Capital Purchase Program, subject to standard closing conditions. The Capital Purchase Program is designed to provide additional capital to healthy financial institutions, thereby increasing confidence in our banking industry and encouraging increased lending. Simmons First expects to sell $40 million of preferred stock through the program.
American Physicians Capital, Inc.
American Physicians Capital, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results
EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Physicians Capital, Inc. (APCapital) (Nasdaq:ACAP) today announced net income of $11.2 million or $1.13 per diluted common share for the third quarter of 2008. This compares to net income of $13.3 million, or $1.21 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2007. Year-to-date APCapital has generated net income of $33.6 million or $3.37 per diluted share in 2008. This compares to year-to-date net income of $40.1 million or $3.54 per diluted share as of September 30, 2007. At September 30, 2008, APCapital's book value per share was $27.94 based on 9,594,712 shares outstanding.
Express Scripts, Inc.
Express Scripts Reports a 33 Percent Increase in Third Quarter Earnings Per Share
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq:ESRX) announced third quarter net income from continuing operations of $203.0 million, or $0.81 per diluted share, representing a 33% increase over $0.61 on an adjusted basis for the same quarter last year. The Company reported year to date cash flow from continuing operations of $727.1 million compared to $505.8 million for year to date 2007.