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Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Reports Improved Revenue and Profit for Second Quarter 2006
NEW YORK, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) today reported that it earned 34 cents per diluted share during the second quarter of 2006, compared with 1 cent per diluted share in the second quarter of 2005. Excluding the special items explained herein, the Company earned 39 cents per diluted share during the second quarter of 2006, up 14.7% over the 34 cents per diluted share earned in the second quarter of 2005.
Execute Sports, Inc.
Execute Sports Announces Official Launch of The Council
SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Execute Sports, Inc. (OTCBB:EXCS) announced today that it has established The Council (dba), to develop strategic marketing, research and business development related services for both action sports companies as well as companies intending to brand their products and services to the Gen X and Gen Y consumer.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Announces Second Quarter 2006 Results
NEW YORK, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. ("NASDAQ(r)") (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today reported second quarter 2006 net income of $16.6 million, or $0.13 per diluted share versus $14.0 million or $0.13 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2005, and $18.0 million or $0.16 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2006.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless Reports Record Second Quarter 2006 Results
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) reported today that net income for the second quarter of 2006 rose 41% to a record $4.6 million, or $0.69 per diluted share, on a 15% increase in sales, which reached a record $48.0 million. This compares with net income of $3.3 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, and sales of $41.9 million reported in the second quarter of 2005. Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2006 was $8.5 million, or $1.29 per diluted share, on sales of $93.0 million, in comparison to net income of $6.2 million, or $0.96 per diluted share, and sales of $84.9 million in the year ago period.
Nidec and Its Listed Subsidiaries Announce Appointment of Temporary Auditors
KYOTO, Japan, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nidec Corporation and its listed subsidiary companies (collectively the "Group")(a) announced that at the meetings of their respective Boards of Auditors held today, the Group resolved to appoint temporary independent auditors pursuant to the provisions set forth in Article 346, paragraphs 4 and 6 of the Company Law of Japan.
Nobel Biocare: Statement on Expert Report to Lakemedelsverket
ZURICH, Switzerland, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare (Other OTC:NBCHF) has received the report from the expert panel named by Lakemedelsverket (Swedish Medical Products Agency, SMPA) to review the scientific data on NobelDirect(r). This report is part of the documentation that the SMPA will use to reach a decision. Nobel Biocare will review the expert report and give full attention to all points mentioned, including marketing material, and deliver its statement to the SMPA by August 9, 2006 as requested.
Actelion Announces Half Year Financial Results 2006
ALLSCHWIL/BASEL, Switzerland, July 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (SWX:ATLN) today announced its financial results for the first six months of 2006. With total net revenue for H1 2006 of CHF 437.1 million (H1 2005: CHF 296.2 m) and operating expenses of CHF 316.8 million (H1 2005: 217.4 m), the company reported an operating profit of CHF 120.3 million (H1 2005: CHF 78.8 m). The net profit for H1 2006 was CHF 105.0 million (H1 2005: CHF 65.9 m).