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Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones to Purchase Reuters' Interest in Factiva
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Reuters' 50% interest in Factiva, bringing Dow Jones ownership of Factiva to 100%. Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is expected to occur by year end 2006.
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces Earnings for Third Quarter 2006
GULFPORT, Miss., Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) and Leo W. Seal, Jr., President of Hancock Holding Company, today announced earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. Hancock's third quarter 2006 earnings were $36.0 million, an increase of $34.6 million from the third quarter of 2005. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2006 were $1.08, an increase of $1.04 from the same quarter a year ago.
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones & Company to Report Third Quarter 2006 Earnings, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006
NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company announced today that its third quarter 2006 earnings will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006. The Company previously announced that its third quarter earnings would be released on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006. The Company's earnings conference call with financial analysts will be accessible to the media and general public via a live Internet webcast beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, Oct. 18, 2006, and through a limited number of listen-only, dial-in conference lines.
Saigon National Bank
Saigon National Bank Reports Results of Operations
WESTMINSTER, Calif., Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saigon National Bank (OTCBB:SAGN) announced the results of operations for the three and nine months ending September 30, 2006 with a net loss of $356,402 or $0.25 per share and of $1,094,759 or $0.77 per share for three and nine months ending September 30, 2006, respectively. This is the first full nine months of operations for the Bank, which opened November 30, 2005. John J. Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Our loan demand is increasing at an accelerating pace. Loans increased $9 million and deposits increased $4.5 million when compared to December 31, 2005."
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Liberty Media Corporation to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning October 24, 2006
NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Liberty Media Corporation's Liberty Interactive Series A common stock (Nasdaq:LINTA) of Englewood, Colorado, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on Tuesday, October 24, 2006. Liberty Interactive will replace ATI Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:ATYT). Liberty Interactive will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock(sm) (Nasdaq:QQQQ).
Enigma Software Group, Inc.
Anti-Spyware Software Developer Enigma Software Group, Inc. Announces Subscriptions for Week Ending October 15, 2006
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enigma Software Group, Inc. (OTCBB:ENGM) (the "Company"), a technology and services company that creates and develops Internet Privacy Protection and Computer Security Software and Applications for Internet users, today announced 1,415 new subscriptions for the week ending October 15th.
U-Haul International, Inc.
Photo Release -- AMERCO Real Estate Expands U-Haul Self-Storage Operations with the Purchase of Surelock Storage and AAA Sureguard Storage
SARNIA, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO Real Estate announced today that it has expanded the U-Haul network of self-storage locations with the purchase of Surelock Storage and AAA Sureguard Storage located in Sarnia, Ontario. Surelock Storage, located on 1227 Confederation Street, boasts 240 rooms, with more than 31,000 square feet of storage. AAA Sureguard Storage, located on 1513 Old London Road, boasts 227 rooms, with more than 30,000 square feet of storage. Together, these two new self-storage locations in Sarnia provide a total of 467 storage rooms and 61,000 square feet of storage.
Renasant Corporation Announces Increase in Third Quarter Earnings
TUPELO, Miss., Oct. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) (the "Company") today announced results for the third quarter of 2006. Basic earnings per share for the third quarter of 2006 were $.43, up 5%, and diluted earnings per share were $.42, up 5%, compared to basic earnings per share of $.41 and diluted earnings per share of $.40, respectively, for the third quarter of 2005. Net income for the third quarter of 2006 was $6,632,000, up 5%, or $307,000, from the third quarter of 2005. Prior period per share amounts have been restated for the 3 for 2 stock split issued during the third quarter of 2006.