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Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC Announce Initiation of Investigation Into GT Solar International, Inc. for Possible Securities Act Violations
METAIRIE, La., Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC ("O'Bell") announce that it is commencing an investigation into GT Solar International, Inc. ("GT Solar" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SOLR) to determine whether it has violated federal securities laws by issuing materially false and misleading statements to shareholders in regard to its July 24, 2008 public stock offering. On July 25, 2008, GT Solar announced that one of its clients, LDK Solar Co., had decided to buy multi-and monocrystalline furnaces from China-based rival JYT Corp. Following the announcement of the adverse news, shares of GT Solar fell as low as $9.30, closing yesterday at $12.26 a share.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International, Inc. Provides Update On Fleet Contract Status
HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's fleet of offshore drilling rigs, its five drilling management projects, and a summary status of its Eastern Hemisphere-based land fleet, has been updated as of August 1, 2008. The updated report, titled "Monthly Fleet Update," is available through the company's website at www.prideinternational.com and can be accessed at the Investor Relations link.
Westinghouse Solar, Inc.
Akeena Solar Helps Livermore Achieve 117 kW of Renewable Solar Power
LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- After a successful eight week community program, Akeena Solar (Nasdaq:AKNS), one of the United States' leading solar installers and a preferred solar Installer for Livermore, today announced nearly 30 new homeowners have signed up to go solar. Together, the systems will generate 117 kW of solar electricity and will offset about 280,753 pounds of carbon dioxide a year -- the equivalent of removing 23 cars off the road each year for 30 years.
AMERCO Schedules First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Investor Call
RENO, Nev., August 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the holding company of U-Haul International Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company plans to report its first quarter fiscal 2009 results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, August 6, 2008. The Company is scheduled to conduct its first quarter investor conference call at 8 a.m. PT (11 a.m. ET) on Thursday, August 7, 2008.
Roma Financial Corporation
Roma Financial Corporation Announces Stock Repurchase Program
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Roma Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:ROMA) (the "Company"), the holding company of Roma Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program pursuant to which the Company intends to repurchase up to 5% of its outstanding shares (excluding shares held by Roma Financial Corp. MHC, the Company's mutual holding company), or up to 419,786 shares. The timing of the repurchases will depend on certain factors, including but not limited to, market conditions and prices, the Company's liquidity requirements and alternative uses of capital. Any repurchased shares will be held as treasury stock and will be available for general corporate purposes.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Declares Preferred Stock Dividend
RENO, Nev., Aug. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On August 1, 2008, AMERCO, the parent company of U-Haul International, Inc. and other companies, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.53125 per share on its Series A, 8 1/2 percent Preferred Stock (NYSE:AO-PA). The dividend will be payable September 1, 2008 to holders of record on August 15, 2008.