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Sykes Enterprises, Inc.
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Reports Second-Quarter 2008 Financial Results
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated ("SYKES" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SYKE), a global leader in providing outsourced customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing (BPO) arena, announced today its financial results for the second-quarter of 2008, the highlights of which are as follows:
American Electric Technologies, Inc.
American Electric Technologies Reports Second Quarter Results
HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI), the premium supplier of custom-designed power distribution and control solutions for the traditional and alternative energy industries, announced today that net sales for the second quarter of 2008 were $16.6 million compared with $13.8 million for the second quarter of 2007, an increase of $2.8 million or 20.4%. Net income for the second quarter of 2008 was $0.5 million, or 7 cents per basic and diluted share, compared with $0.7 million, or 10 cents per basic and diluted share, for the same quarter last year. The 2008 second quarter results reflect an improvement of $0.3 million over first quarter 2008. For the six months ending June 30, 2008, net sales, net income and basic and fully diluted earnings per share were $33.6 million, $0.7 million and $0.09, respectively compared to $26.1 million, $1.4 million and $0.22, respectively in the comparable prior year period. The reported sales and earnings include the results of operations from our merger partner American Access Technologies, Inc. (AAT) since May 15, 2007. The 2007 quarter and six months results included non-recurring pre-tax gains of $0.2 and $1.0 million, respectively, attributable to the sale of marketable securities.
Himax Technologies, Inc.
Himax Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
TAINAN, Taiwan, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. ("Himax" or "Company") (Nasdaq:HIMX) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008.
QIAGEN and Idaho Technology Settle Patent Dispute
VENLO, The Netherlands and SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN) (Frankfurt:QIA) and Idaho Technology, Inc. are pleased to announce that the companies have reached a settlement agreement for rights to a suite of intellectual property relating to Corbett's Rotor-Gene(tm) instruments. This settlement preceded QIAGEN's acquisition of Corbett Life Science Pty. Ltd. announced on July 1, 2008. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc. Announces Repurchase Option of Holders 3-3/8 Percent Convertible Senior Notes Due 2033
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) today announced that holders of the Company's 3-3/8% Convertible Senior Notes due September 1, 2033 (the "Notes") have the right to surrender their Notes for repurchase by the Company pursuant to the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. Each holder of the Notes has the right to require the Company to repurchase all of such holder's Notes, or any portion thereof that is a multiple of $1,000 principal amount. The Company will repurchase such Notes at a price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes being repurchased, together with any accrued and unpaid interest. The Company will pay the repurchase price in cash.