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Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Declares Dividend
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq:EGLE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock for the third quarter of 2006 of $0.51 per share payable on or about November 2, 2006, to all shareholders of record as of October 30, 2006.
Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc.
Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. Announces Record Third Quarter EPS of $0.35, Up 75.0 Percent; Total Assets Surpass $400 Million
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLBH) today reported record third quarter earnings. Net income was $974,000, an increase of 77.7 percent over the $548,000 reported for the third quarter of 2005. Diluted earnings per share were $0.35 compared with $0.20 for the prior-year period, an increase of 75.0 percent. Per share results were restated to reflect the impact of the six-for-five stock split in the fourth quarter of 2005. Performance reflects strong growth in earning assets, a steady margin, disciplined expense control and continued improvement in asset quality.
Appalachian Bancshares, Inc., to Announce Third Quarter Earnings Results on October 27th, 2006
ELLIJAY, Ga., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Appalachian Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:APAB), today announced it will release its third quarter 2006 financial results on Friday, October 27, 2006, prior to the opening of the stock market.
New York Global Group
China Expert New York Global Group to Host High Level China Trade Delegation -- October 2006
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- New York Global Group (NYGG), a full-service global investment banking and strategic consulting firm with a decade of experience and expertise in bridging the cultural and regulatory gaps between the U.S. and Chinese markets, will host a trade delegation tour comprised of leading U.S. and China-based investment banking and legal experts to three major Chinese cities including, Beijing, Chong Qing and Tsingtao.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Announces Third Quarter Earnings
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced core earnings for the third quarter 2006 were $1.159 billion ($1.35 per diluted share), compared with $1.004 billion ($1.22 per diluted share) for the same period in 2005. See the attached schedule for a reconciliation of net income to core earnings.
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) today reported earnings of 19 cents per diluted share during the third quarter of 2006, compared with 12 cents per diluted share in the third quarter of 2005. Excluding a special tax gain and severance charge explained herein, we earned 11 cents per diluted share during the third quarter of 2006, down 8.3% from the 12 cents per diluted share earned in the third quarter of 2005, mainly due to higher interest expense.