latest news releases from the newsroom
Lundin Petroleum AB
LUNDIN PETROLEUM ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE SALE OF ITS VENEZUELAN INTEREST AND OF ITS NEW INVESTMENT IN PETROFALCON CORPORATION
As result of these transactions, Lundin Petroleum has become the largest
shareholder in PetroFalcon with a shareholding of approximately 64 million
shares of PetroFalcon, representing 42 percent of the issued and outstanding
common shares of PetroFalcon. In addition, Lundin Petroleum has nominated two
representatives to the Board of Directors of PetroFalcon. Lundin Petroleum has
also acquired warrants of PetroFalcon, which may be exercised at any time
during the next two years to acquire up to
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Declares Preferred Stock Dividend
RENO, Nev., Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), the parent of U-Haul International, Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Republic Western Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, on February 1, 2008, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.53125 on its Series A, 8 1/2 percent Preferred Stock (NYSE:AO+A). The dividend will be payable March 3, 2008 to holders of record on February 15, 2008.
First Solar, Inc.
First Solar, Inc. to Announce 2007 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results On Wednesday, February 13, 2008
PHOENIX, Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) will report financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 29, 2007, on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 6:00 a.m. MST (8:00 a.m. EST). To participate in the conference call, please dial 800-896-8445 if you are calling from within the United States or 785-830-1916 if you are calling from outside the United States. Investors may also access a live web cast of this conference call on the Investors section of the Company's website at www.firstsolar.com.
Flamemaster Reports Earnings for the 1st Quarter Ended December 31, 2007
PACOIMA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Flamemaster Corporation (Pink Sheets:FAME) reported net income of $39,733 on sales of $1,347,876 for the quarter ended December 31, 2007, a decline of 8.5%. In the prior year's quarter, the Company reported a loss of ($175,669) on sales of 1,473,205. Per share results for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 was a gain of $.03 compared to a loss of ($.14) per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2006.
Equity Media Holdings Corporation
RTN to Launch Two Louisiana Affiliates
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Retro Television Network (RTN), which is owned and distributed by Equity Media Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:EMDA), announced today that it will partner with White Knight Broadcasting to bring RTN programming to Shreveport (KSHV-DT) and Baton Rouge (KZUP-CA). The network will launch late this year in both markets.
Summit State Bank
Summit State Bank Executive Officer Change
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Summit State Bank (Nasdaq:SSBI) today announced that John C. Lewis CEO and Chairman of Summit State Bank announced his retirement as CEO effective March 1, 2008. Mr. Lewis will continue as Chairman and Terrance Davis, President and COO will function as interim CEO while a search for a replacement CEO is conducted by the Board of Directors.
Camco Financial Corporation
Advantage Bank Announces New Website
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Camco Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:CAFI), parent company of Advantage Bank, has announced the launch of a newly redesigned website for the bank. The website address remains www.advantagebank.com. Richard C. Baylor, Chairman, CEO and President of Camco and Advantage Bank, made the announcement.