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HEICO Reports Record Quarterly Sales and Operating Income for Fiscal 2006 Second Quarter
HOLLYWOOD and MIAMI, Fla., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) today reported that net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2006 increased 32% to $7,542,000, or 28 cents per diluted share, from $5,713,000, or 22 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2005. For the first six months of fiscal 2006, net income increased 41% to $14,291,000, or 54 cents per diluted share, from $10,141,000, or 39 cents per diluted share, in the first six months of fiscal 2005.
Coram, Inc. Named Distributor of Vivitrol
DENVER, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coram, Inc., a leading national provider of specialized home infusion and specialty pharmaceutical distribution services, announced today that it has been selected by Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALKS), and Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:CEPH) to be a national provider of Vivitrol(tm), the first once-monthly injectable medication for the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Sentex Sensing Technologies, Inc.
Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. Resumes Active Trading
CLEVELAND, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effective, May 31, 2006, Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. (OTCBB:SENS), www.sentextech.com, has resumed active trading on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board.
War on Terror Rhetoric 'Painfully Familiar'
SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- To San Francisco author Bernard Botes Kruger, the current climate of rising nationalism, detention without trial, prisoner abuse and domestic spying is "painfully" reminiscent of his youth in South Africa, where he was held in solitary confinement in a Pretoria prison for refusal to perform compulsory military service in that country's "terrorist" war. These are some of the themes that readers will discover in his compelling new historical novel, A Battlement of Spears, released by Xlibris.
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes to Change Dow Jones Target Date Index Series
NEW YORK, June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced a change to the Dow Jones Target Date Index series, the first of its kind that seeks to measure the performance of balanced and multi-asset class portfolios with risk profiles that potentially become more conservative as the "target date" approaches. The Dow Jones Target Date Indexes (Global) and Dow Jones U.S. Target Date Indexes each comprise 10 indexes consisting of underlying equity, fixed income and Treasury Bill indexes (representing cash), with target (or expiration) dates set at five-year intervals out to 45 years.
Aquila to Begin Operating South Harper Peaking Facility
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) will resume operating its South Harper Peaking Facility as a result of a Cass County Circuit Court ruling today. Last week, the Missouri Public Service Commission granted Aquila specific authority to operate the facility.