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Gevity HR, Inc.
Gevity to Engage in Strategic Discussions
BRADENTON, Fla., July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gevity (Nasdaq:GVHR), which serves as the full-service human resources department for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that, in response to inquiries from, and contact with, several third parties regarding possible strategic transactions, its Board of Directors has authorized management to initiate a formal process to evaluate potential strategic alternatives and to seek proposals from potentially interested parties.
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
PALATINE, Ill., July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACUR) today reported 2008 second quarter net income of $6.9 million, or $0.13 per diluted share compared to a net loss of $2.2 million, or a $0.06 loss per share for the same quarter in 2007. For the six month period ended June 30, 2008, the Company reported net income of $14.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share compared to a net loss of $11.4 million or a $0.32 loss per share for 2007.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $13.8 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq:MHLD) today reported net income of $13.8 million and net premium written of $171.3 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Earnings per share for the second quarter were $0.23.Second Quarter and Six Months 2008 Highlights:
Polypore International, Inc.
Polypore Reports Strong Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Growth
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2008, which were highlighted by continued sales and earnings growth.