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Utah Medical Products, Inc.
Utah Medical Products, Inc. Raises Quarterly Dividend
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Utah Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:UTMD) announces that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of twenty-three cents ($.23) per share of common stock payable on January 5, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 16, 2008. This is a two percent (2%) increase over the dividend declared in the same quarter of the prior year. Since initiation in May 2004, UTMD dividends have steadily increased, with the current dividend 53% higher than the dividend announced at this time of the year four years ago.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Leading Professional Appraisal Organizations Caution Against Weakening Fair Value Standards
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) have written to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other federal agencies to raise their joint concerns over changes to the FAS 157 rule.
Dyer & Berens LLP
Dyer & Berens LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Cadence Design Systems, Inc. -- CDNS
DENVER, Oct. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dyer & Berens LLP (www.DyerBerens.com) today announced that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all purchasers of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. ("Cadence" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CDNS) common stock during the period between April 23, 2008 and October 22, 2008 (the "Class Period"). The case is entitled Hu v. Cadence Design Systems, Inc., Michael J. Fister, William Porter and Kevin S. Palatnik. The complaint charges Cadence and certain of its current and former officers with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.