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American Association of Port Authorities
AAPA Port Security Seminar & Expo Set for Houston, July 16-18
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Seven years after 9/11, continually strengthening port security to thwart terrorism remains a top priority among public seaports. The American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) 12th Port Security Seminar and Exhibition, to be held in Houston, Tex., July 16-18, will address these concerns, focusing on the security and safety challenges confronting public seaport agencies and marine terminal operators throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Obtains Amendment to Domestic Credit Agreement; Returns to Compliance With Covenants
IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products, including telescopes, binoculars and microscopes, today announced that it has signed the Sixteenth Amendment to its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with its primary lender, Bank of America, N.A. Under the Sixteenth Amendment, Bank of America, N.A. waived the Company's non-compliance with certain covenants under the credit agreement.
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings
NAMPA, Idaho, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:HOME), the parent company of Home Federal Bank (the "Bank"), today announced third quarter earnings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008. For the quarter ended June 30, 2008, the Company reported net income of $1.1 million, or $0.07 per diluted share compared to $1.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. Net income for the nine months ended June 30, 2008, was $3.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $4.1 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the same nine-month period a year ago. Earnings per share for the prior periods have been adjusted to reflect the impact of the second-step conversion and reorganization of the Company, which was completed on December 19, 2007.
Capital Southwest Corporation
ISS Recommends Capital Southwest Shareholders Vote for Its Proposed Directors
DALLAS, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq:CSWC) today announced that ISS Governance Services (ISS) has published its report recommending that Capital Southwest shareholders vote FOR its proposed board of directors. The directors' slate includes Donald W. Burton, Graeme W. Henderson, Samuel B. Ligon, Gary L. Martin, William R. Thomas and John H. Wilson.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis
Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Announces 2008 Second Quarter Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On July 15, 2008, the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI) declared a dividend on B-1 stock at an annualized rate of 5.25%. Additionally, B-2 stock will be paid at an annualized rate of 4.20%.
MAKO Surgical Corp.
MAKO Surgical Corp. Schedules 2008 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call for Tuesday, July 29, 2008
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MAKO Surgical Corp. (Nasdaq:MAKO) announced today that it plans to release second quarter 2008 financial results after market close on Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Maurice R. Ferre, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer and Fritz L. LaPorte, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MAKO, will host a conference call to review the second quarter results starting at 4:30 pm EDT on the same day. The call will be concurrently webcast.
Exide Technologies Secures New Military Contract
ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) (www.exide.com), a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, announced today that its Industrial Energy Division in Europe has secured a new military contract in Asia. The new affiliation is a partnership with Trans Resources Corporation (TRC) Sdn Bhd to support electrical networks at a new naval base in Malaysia.