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Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
FHLB Des Moines Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Dividend
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) today released unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007 and announced a quarterly dividend payable at an annualized rate of 4.50%. This is an increase of 0.25% from the prior quarterly dividend of 4.25%. The dividend, based on the average stock balance held during the third quarter, will be paid to shareholders on November 19, 2007.
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces New Stock Repurchase Program
GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) today announced the completion of its 2000 Stock Repurchase Plan, previously approved by the board of directors to repurchase up to 10% of the company's outstanding common stock. The company has repurchased 541,285 shares during the fourth quarter this year and 1,527,204 shares year-to-date.
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces Quarterly Dividend
GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) today announced that the company's board of directors approved a regular fourth quarter 2007 common stock cash dividend of $0.24 per share.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold & Casinos to Host Conference Call
HOUSTON, Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) announces it will host a conference call on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 5:30pm ET. The call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing (800) 240-8621 or for international callers by dialing (303) 262-2005. A simultaneous webcast of the call will be available by visiting http://www.nevadagold.com/. A replay will be available at 8:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed by dialing (800) 405-2236; the pin number is 11102400. The replay will be available until November 20, 2007.
SoundBite Communications, Inc.
SoundBite Communications Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SoundBite Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:SDBT), a leading provider of on-demand automated voice messaging solutions, today announced its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2007. Third quarter revenues were $10.1 million, an increase of 29.4% from the same period last year.