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Ambassadors Group, Inc
Ambassadors Group Reports Results for the Second Quarter of 2008
SPOKANE, Wash., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ambassadors Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPAX), a leading provider of educational travel experiences, announced $0.89 fully diluted per share earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2008, a 15 percent decrease over $1.05 fully diluted per share earnings for the same period one year ago. Net income for the second quarter of 2008 was $17.2 million, compared to $20.9 million for the second quarter of 2007. Comparing the six months ended June 30, 2008 and 2007, fully diluted per share earnings decreased 24 percent to $0.60 in 2008 from $0.79 in 2007, and net income decreased to $11.7 million in 2008 from $16.0 million in 2007.
Gencor Industries, Inc.
Gencor Added to Russell Microcap Index
ORLANDO, Fla., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gencor Industries, Inc (the "Company") (Nasdaq:GENC) today announced it has been added to the Russell Microcap Index after the Russell Investment Group reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, 2008.
SB Financial Group
Rurban Financial Corp. Announces Extension of Stock Repurchase Program
DEFIANCE, Ohio, July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rurban Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:RBNF) (the "Company"), a leading provider of full-service community banking, investment management, trust services, and bank data and item processing, announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an extension to the stock repurchase program for an additional twelve months. The original stock repurchase program was announced in April, 2007 for fifteen months authorizing purchase of 250,000 common shares, or approximately 5% of the Company's outstanding common shares. The Company currently has purchased 113,500 of the 250,000 with 136,500 shares remaining. Under the repurchase program, the remaining 136,500 common shares will be repurchased from time-to-time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions in accordance with applicable federal and state securities laws and regulations. The extent to which the company repurchases its common shares and the timing of such repurchases will depend upon stock price, general economic and market conditions and other corporate considerations. The repurchase program may be suspended at any time.
Nalco Names Flitman Executive Vice President
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC), the leading global provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional applications, announced today that, effective Aug. 19, David E. Flitman will join the Company as Executive Vice President of Nalco and President of Nalco's Industrial and Institutional Services Division.
Express Scripts, Inc.
Express Scripts Completes Acquisition of Medical Services Company's Pharmacy Services Division
ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Express Scripts announced today the closing of its acquisition of the workers' compensation pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business of privately held Medical Services Company (MSC) from Monitor Clipper Partners, a private equity investment firm. Express Scripts is one of the nation's leading managers of pharmacy benefits for employers, governments, unions and managed care plans.
Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania
Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania Reports Second Quarter Results and Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
BROOMALL, Penn., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania (the "Company") (Nasdaq:ALLB) announced today results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of the Company of $.06 per share, payable on August 15, 2008 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2008.
ATC Technology Corporation
ATC Technology Corporation to Host Call and Webcast On Second Quarter 2008 Results
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ATC Technology Corporation (ATC) (Nasdaq:ATAC) today announced that it will simultaneously host a conference call (dial-in number is 877-440-5784) and webcast to discuss the operating highlights and financial results for the second quarter 2008 on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Central time. In anticipation of the call and webcast, the Company will issue its earnings release at the market close on Tuesday, July 29, 2008.
TASER International, Inc.
TASER International to Release 2nd Quarter 2008 Earnings On July 24
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the second quarter 2008 earnings call is scheduled for Thursday, July 24, 2008.