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Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Website to Broadcast its May 6, 2003 `Second Quarter 2003 Outlook' Conference Call Live
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will broadcast live on its website, www.tollbrothers.com, a conference call to discuss its preliminary results and outlook for second quarter and fiscal year 2003. The event is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, May 6, 2003. It will follow announcement of the Company's second quarter 2003 preliminary results for home building revenues, contracts and backlog before the market opens on Tuesday, May 6, 2003. The call will be hosted by Robert I. Toll, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Announces Customer Additions for the First Quarter of 2003
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE)-- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) reported today that net subscriber additions for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003 were approximately 10,300, compared with approximately 12,500 net subscribers for the same period last year. These totals do not include net subscriber additions for American Cellular Corporation, which is jointly owned by Dobson and AT&T Wireless (NYSE:AWE). Dobson has also excluded the results from its Santa Cruz (California) Metropolitan Service Area and California Rural Service Area 4, which the Company plans to classify as discontinued operations as a result of its pending property swap with AT&T Wireless.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces a 45% Increase in Quarterly Earnings Per Share
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company for Guaranty Federal Savings Bank, today announced that earnings for the third quarter ended March 31, 2003 were $0.32 per share ($885,000), up from the $0.22 per share ($818,000) the Company earned during the same quarter in the prior year. This represents a 45% increase in quarterly earnings per share.
Leading Swiss Encryption Vendor, MediaCrypt, Receives Licensing Contract with Cryptomathic
LEXINGTON, Mass., AARHUS, Denmark, ZURICH, Switzerland, April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- MediaCrypt, a Swiss-based computer security technology company, today announced a new partnership with Cryptomathic, a world leader in e-security. IDEA, MediaCrypt's flagship product, will be bundled with Cryptomathic's PrimeInk product series.
American Realty Investors, Inc.
American Realty Reports 2002 Fourth Quarter Net Income of $.66 vs. $.21 in Fourth Quarter 2001, Twelve Months 2002 Net Loss of $.96 vs. $1.07 Net Income in 2001
DALLAS, April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE:ARL) announced Tuesday that the company reported fourth quarter net income of $7.61 million, or $.66 per share, on revenue of $43.26 million, for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2002, compared to net income of $2.46 million, or $.21 per share, on revenue of $39.48 million in the fourth quarter of 2001.
Target Markets, Inc.
Target Markets Program Administrators Association: Lexington's Kevin Kelley to Give Keynote Address
WILMINGTON, Del., April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Target Markets Program Administrators Association has announced that Kevin Kelley, Chairman, CEO and President of AIG's Lexington's Insurance Company, will be giving a keynote address at the Association's Third Annual Program Administrators Summit this year in Tempe, Arizona (October 20-23). Billed as "The Most Intensive Three Days of Program-Related Issues You'll Ever Experience," the Summit brings over 250 Program Business Professionals together for three days of networking, workshops, carrier presentations/meetings, and services directed at the unique needs of program administrators. "Mr. Kelley will be providing the keynote that kicks off the "markets" portion of our event," said Ray Scotto, Executive Director of the Association. "We were very pleased to have Mr. Kelley open this part of the Summit for us, given Lexington's leadership in Program Business. Our members will be very anxious to hear what Mr. Kelley has to say about the program business market. He has also agreed to participate in the Carrier Panel Discussion scheduled at the event."
Adesta Works to Protect Underground Facilities In Chicago and Surrounding Areas
OMAHA, Neb., April 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Several Illinois utilities will protect their underground facilities with maintenance services provided by Adesta LLC, a systems integrator for communications networks, electronic security systems, and intelligent transportation systems. The company's Midwest regional office in Romeoville, Illinois, will screen one-call tickets and perform locates for the utilities as a part of JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators). New agreements have been signed with North Shore Sanitary District, Wheaton Sanitary District, Mill Creek Special Service Area, and Touch America, a telecommunications company.