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Telvent GIT S.A.
Telvent Announces Dividend Payment
MADRID, Spain, May 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Telvent GIT, S.A. (Nasdaq:TLVT), the Global RealTime IT Company, today announced that a cash dividend of EUR 0.30 per share recommended by the board of directors was approved at the Ordinary Shareholders Meeting, held on May 24, 2007. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record on June 8, 2007, and will be payable in U.S. dollars on June 20, 2007, at the official exchange rate set by the Spanish "Boletin Oficial del Estado" for May 24, 2007.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
The NASDAQ Stock Market Announces Open Short-Interest Positions in NASDAQ Stocks for May 2007
NEW YORK, May 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- As of mid-May, short interest in 2,752 NASDAQ Global Market(sm) securities totaled 8,205,105,350 shares compared with 7,819,110,519 shares in 2,756 Global Market issues for the month of April. The May short interest represents 3.94 days average daily NASDAQ Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 4.17 days in April.
Mercantile Bank Corporation
Gerald R. Johnson, Jr. Announces Retirement From Mercantile Bank Corporation
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:MBWM) announced today the retirement of Gerald R. Johnson Jr. as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mercantile Bank Corporation and Chairman of Mercantile Bank of Michigan. Also announced today was the appointment of Michael H. Price as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercantile Bank Corporation and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mercantile Bank of Michigan; in addition, Robert B. Kaminski was appointed to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Mercantile Bank Corporation and President and Chief Operating Officer of Mercantile Bank of Michigan. The changes go into effect on June 30, 2007.
SYSCO Announces Record Sales Week
HOUSTON, May 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that it posted record sales of approximately $750 million, including an estimated adjustment for EITF 04-13, for the week leading up to the Mother's Day holiday. This is approximately an 8-1/2 percent increase over last year's Mother's Day record sales week.
Red Reef Laboratories International, Inc.
Red Reef Labs Files Form 10QSB to Become Reporting Company
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. and NAPOLEONVILLE, La., May 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Red Reef Laboratories International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RRLB), a scientific research, development, and marketing group focused on commercializing a variety of chemical and biological products, announced today that the Company has filed Form 10QSB with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to become a fully reporting audited company.