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Vision-Sciences, Inc. Announces Results for Q4 and the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2008
ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vision-Sciences, Inc., (Nasdaq:VSCI) ("Vision-Sciences" or the "Company"), today announced results for its fiscal fourth quarter ("Q4 08") and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008 ("FY 08"). Net sales in FY 08 were $9.9 million, an increase of $0.5 million, compared to net sales in FY 07 of $9.5 million, resulting in a loss of $9.3 million in FY 08 as compared to income of $20.1 million in FY 07. During the same period, sales in the medical segment increased by $130,000, or 2%, to $6.9 million, while sales of the industrial segment of $2.7 million were virtually unchanged as compared FY 07. Sales of our health services segment, which started in the October 2007 through our subsidiary BEST DMS, Inc., were $337,000 in FY 08 (over a period of 6 months).
Index Oil and Gas Inc.
Index Oil and Gas Inc. Provides Information Related to Its Resale Registration Statement for Stockholders
HOUSTON, June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Index Oil and Gas Inc. (OTCBB:IXOG) ("Index" or the "Company") today provides information related to its resale registration statement (No. 333-137957, "Resale Registration Statement"). Upon the filing of its annual report on Form 10-K, the Company has halted sales under the Resale Registration Statement. Therefore, at this time, an investor may not complete a sale of securities by delivery of the prospectus which is a part of the Resale Registration Statement.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home Bancshares, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
CONWAY, Ark., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) today announced it expects to release Second Quarter 2008 earnings prior to the market opening on Thursday, July 17, 2008. Following this release, management will conduct a conference call to review this information at 1:00 p.m. CT (2:00 ET) on Thursday, July 17, 2008.
MacroMarkets to Launch MacroShares $100 Oil On July 1
MADISON, N.J., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MacroMarkets LLC is pleased to announce that it will launch its second MacroShares products, MacroShares $100 Oil Up (AMEX:OUY) and MacroShares Oil Down (AMEX:DOY) tomorrow when it rings the bell at the American Stock Exchange to open trading.
Franklin Bank, S.S.B. Appoints Interim Chief Executive Officer and Franklin Bank Corp. Announces Extension from Nasdaq and AMEX
HOUSTON, June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Bank Corp. (Nasdaq:FBTX) (AMEX:FBK-P.LF) ("Franklin") announced today that Andy Black, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Franklin's subsidiary, Franklin Bank, S.S.B. (the "Bank"), has been appointed to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Mr. Black, who has been with the Bank since December of 2005, is a veteran commercial and community banker with over 20 years of experience at prominent financial institutions in the Texas marketplace. As a result of Mr. Black's appointment, the executive committee of the Bank that recently has been overseeing the Bank's day to day business activities has been disbanded.
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Taro Board of Directors to Evaluate Unsolicited Tender Offer From Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
HAWTHORNE, N.Y., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Taro" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:TAROF) said today that it would have no formal comment on the unsolicited tender offer commenced today by a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ("Sun"), for all shares of Taro common stock at a price of $7.75 per share until Taro's Board of Directors has an opportunity to review and evaluate the full details of the offer.
OceanFirst Financial Corp.
OceanFirst Financial Corp. Schedules Earnings Conference Call
TOMS RIVER, N.J., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OCFC), the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, today announced that it will issue its earnings release for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 24, 2008. Management will then conduct a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, on Thursday, July 24, 2008, to discuss highlights of the Company's second quarter operating performance.