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3D Systems Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results
ROCK HILL, S.C., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Modeling, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today that it plans to hold a conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2007 on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The company expects to release these financial results prior to the conference call.
WorldWater & Solar Technologies
WorldWater & Solar Technologies Announces Retirement of CEO
EWING, N.J., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Based on discussions with The Quercus Trust and EMCORE Corp., two of WorldWater's (OTCBB:WWAT) principal stockholders, and in order to accomplish an orderly succession, Quentin T. Kelly has decided to retire his position of chief executive officer effective March 20, 2008, or on such later date as the Company's board of directors appoints a successor chief executive officer. The board of directors will meet on March 20, 2008 to, among other things, consider appointing an interim chief executive officer. Mr. Kelly will continue as the Company's non-executive chairman of the board.
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI Communities Re-Schedules Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Conference Call From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI), a leading builder of traditional and tower residences in highly amenitized lifestyle communities, today announced that its conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 results originally scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EDT on March 17, 2008 has been changed to 3:00 p.m. EDT on the same day. The company expects to issue its earnings press release and file its 10-K on March 17, 2008.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals 2007 Annual Report to Stockholders Available Online
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:LXRX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, today made available its 2007 annual report to stockholders on the Lexicon Pharmaceuticals corporate website at www.lexpharma.com. Hard copies are available, free of charge, to Lexicon stockholders by contacting Lexicon's Investor Relations Department at 281.863.3000. Lexicon has also provided the annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008 (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 and Dow Jones U.K. Select Dividend 20 Index.
NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund
NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Declares Quarterly Dividend of 52.5 Cents Per Share
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE:NFJ), a diversified, closed-end management investment company that seeks current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation, announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.525 per share.
Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund
Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.5375 Cents Per Share
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE:NAI), a diversified, closed-end management investment company which seeks total return comprised of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation, announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.5375 per share.
Riverview Bancorp, Inc.
Riverview Bancorp, Inc. Reports Expected Increase in Its Provision for Loan Losses
VANCOUVER, Wash., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:RVSB) today announced that it expects to record a provision for loan losses of between $1.5 million to $2.0 million (pre-tax), or $0.14 to $0.19 per diluted share, during the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2008. As a result of this increase, it currently expects the provision for loan losses for the year to be between $2.6 million and $3.1 million. This anticipated quarterly provision for loan losses is significantly higher than the $650,000 it recorded during the third quarter ended December 31, 2007.