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The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, today reported record results for the second quarter of f...

Novo Nordisk Appoints Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as Vice President for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company focusing on diabetes care, today announced the appointment of Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as vice president for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America. Dr. Falk joins the U.S. Executive ...

Unilens Vision Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of U.S. $0.09 Per Share

LARGO, Fla., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Unilens Vision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVICF) (TSX Venture Exchange: UVI) Board of Directors today declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of U.S. $0.09 per common share, payable August 28,( )2009 to stockholders of record at ...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 31, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) today announced that net income for the second quarter of 2009 was $49.6 million, or $0.94 per diluted share, versus a loss of $164.0 million, or $3.10 per diluted share, for the second qua...

Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ($ millions, except per-share amounts) Q3 2009 Q3 2008 % Change ------- ------- -------- Revenue ...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.29 for the second quarter of 2009, an increase of 13 percent compared to $1.14 for the second quarter of 2008. Adjusted net income i...

Intelident Solutions Proposes to Acquire Zila for $0.42 per share in Cash

TAMPA, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelident Solutions, Inc. ("Intelident") today announced that it has submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors of Zila, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZILA ) to acquire all of the common stock of Zila for $0.42 per share, and the preferred stock for $0.48 per share, or a...

Olympics Physician, Per A.F.H. Renstrom, MD, PD, Inducted into Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

One of five 2009 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame inductees, Per A.F.H Renström, MD, PhD, will be inducted into the Society's Hall of Fame on Friday, July 11th during its Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado. Keystone, CO (Vo...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group has revealed that despite the drooping economy Scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer by booking in for moob removal surgery and finally getting their insecurities off their chests. GLASGOW, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform Cosmetic ...

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars per Addict, Says Narconon

If the Obama administration wants to cut the budget and improve the economy, it should demand effective drug rehabilitation that can achieve stable recovery. LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars," says Cl...

Fauquier Hospital Nurses Increasing Productivity by 15-25 Minutes per Shift with PerfectServe

In an effort to eliminate communication breakdowns that contribute to delays in care and clinical decision-making, Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Va., recently deployed the PerfectServe physician-contact network. PerfectServe is saving Fauquier Hospital nurses 15-25 minutes per shift. ...

Coordinated Health/Care(TM) Saves Participating Employers $1000+ per Employee in 2008

New Business Model Lowers Claims Costs by Reducing Utilization COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation continues to search for solutions to runaway healthcare costs, Quantum Health, Inc. announced that its Coordinated Health/Care(TM) program saved employers an average of $1,092 p...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Revenue Increased 11% to a Record $111.6 Million and Earnings Per Share Increased 40% to $1.46

Fiscal 2009 operating margin increased from 16% to 20% in fiscal 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), an over-the-counter healthcare company that develops and markets Zicam(R) products that provide consumers with "better ...

Brandes Proposes 40 yen Per Share Dividend for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. Annual Meeting

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. ("Brandes") today announced that, as of April 20th, 2009, it submitted to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (the "Company"), an insurance company based in Japan and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a proposal for a ...

Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2009 Results; CFFO of $0.49 per Share

Highlights - Cash From Facility Operations grew 20% to $0.49 per outstanding common share from $0.41 per outstanding common share (excluding integration costs in Q1 2008) - Improved average monthly revenue per unit by 5.4% from $3,759 to $3,961. Average occupancy was 88.7%, down from 90....

The Ensign Group Reports First Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.38 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 Guidance

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for May 7, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. PT MISSION VIEJO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, ...

Unilens Vision Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of U.S. $0.09 Per Share

Quarterly Cash Dividend Provides An Annualized Yield Of 13% LARGO, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Unilens Vision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVICF) (TSX Venture Exchange: UVI) Board of Directors today declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of U.S. $0.09 per common share, payab...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q1 Net Income of $36.9 Million or $0.69 per Diluted Share

Full-Year 2009 Guidance Range Increased to $2.70 - $2.85 per Diluted Share VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 1, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) today announced that its net income for the first quarter of 2009 increased 9.7% to $36.9 million, or $0.69 per diluted s...

Tyco International Reports Second Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.55 Per Share; Impact of Special Items Results in Loss From Continuing Operations of $5.40 Per Share

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ($ millions, except per-share amounts) Q2 2009 Q2 2008 % Change ------- ------- -------- Revenue ...

Testosterone Undecanoate Achieves and Maintains Normal Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men With Five Injections Per Year, New Data Show

Long-term Data Presented at AUA Annual Meeting CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today released new long-term clinical trial data in men with hypogonadism who were treated for 21 months with testosterone undecanoate (NEBIDO(R) -- 750 mg) inj...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports 17% Increase in 2009 First Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share

Consolidated Results of Operations: KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS ) announced today that its net income was $67.5 million, or an increase of 14% to $1.37 per diluted share, during the first quarter of 2009 as compared to ...

Amgen's First Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Decreased 4 Percent to $1.08

First Quarter 2009 Revenue Decreased 8 Percent to $3.3 Billion First Quarter 2009 GAAP Earnings Per Share Decreased 3 Percent to $0.98 2009 Total Revenue Guidance Range Lowered from $14.8 to $15.2 Billion to $14.4 to $14.8 Billion 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Guidance Range Main...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

Company Provides Fiscal Year 2010 EPS Guidance in the Range of $3.45-$3.55 Per Share NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, today announced that earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 w...

New Research Suggests Drinking as Little as One Cup of Black Tea Per Day May Help Maintain Cardiovascular Function and Heart Health

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted at the University of L'Aquila in Italy and supported by the Lipton Institute of Tea, is the first to show that black tea consumption - depending on dose - simultaneously increased blood vessel reactivity and reduced both blood pressure and ar...

JLL Commences Offer to Acquire Any and All Outstanding Shares of Patheon Inc. for U.S. $2.00 per Share in Cash

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Patheon Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of JLL Partners, Inc. ("JLL"), announced today that it will be commencing its previously announced offer for any and all of the issued and outstanding Restricted Voting Shares of Patheon Inc. ("Patheon") that it does not al...

Roche Increases Offer Price for Genentech Shares to US$ 93.00 per Share and Extends Offer

BASEL, Switzerland, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S) announced today that it has increased its offer price for all outstanding publicly-held shares of Genentech (NYSE: DNA ) to US$ 93.00 per share and extended the offer to 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Friday, March 20,...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Significant Increases in 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings from Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share and Reports 2009 Guidance

Consolidated Results of Operations: KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS ) announced today that its reported net income was $46.5 million, or $.93 per diluted share, during the fourth quarter of 2008 as compared to $40.0 million,...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q4 Net Income of $37.3 Million or $0.70 Per Diluted Share

Reiterates Full-Year 2009 Outlook VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) today announced that its net income for the fourth quarter of 2008 increased 20.0% to $37.3 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, versus net income of $31.1 mill...

The Ensign Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings of $0.38 per Share; Issues 2009 Guidance

Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for February 19, 2009 at 10:30 am PT MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG ), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living compa...

NUCRYST Approves $0.80 Per Share Cash Distribution to Shareholders

PRINCETON, NJ, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals Corp., a developer and manufacturer of medical products that fight infection and inflammation, today announced the results of a special meeting of shareholders. The special meeting of shareholders was called to consider a spec...

Hillenbrand Announces Dividend of $0.185 Per Share

BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors for Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI ) has declared a dividend of $0.185 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 31, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2009...

Study questions effectiveness of $80 million per year 'brain exercise' products industry

A new study from Lifespan evaluated the research to date on the impact of cognitive training on the healthy elderly population. Their review of all relevant randomized, controlled trials shows no evidence that structured cognitive interventions or "brain exercise" programs delay or slow progressio...

Hawkins, Inc. Declares Semi-Annual Cash Dividend of $0.26 Per Share

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Hawkins, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN ), at its meeting on February 4, 2009, declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.26 per share payable April 3, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 20, 2009. Thi...

Hill-Rom Reports First Quarter Revenue Growth of 3.0 Percent to $352 Million and Earnings Per Fully Diluted Share From Continuing Operations of $0.23, an Increase of 15.0 Percent From the Prior Year

BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC ), announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2008. Results included revenue of $351.6 million, a $10.2 million or 3.0 percent increase from $341.4 million in the...

Unilens Vision Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of U.S. $0.09 Per Share

LARGO, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Unilens Vision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UVICF) (TSX Venture Exchange: UVI) Board of Directors today declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of U.S. $0.09 per common share, payable February 27, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close o...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Third-Quarter Net Sales Increased 26% to $38.7 Million, Net Income Increased to $4.8 Million, or $0.50 Earnings Per Share

-- Nine Month Net Sales Increased 19% to $80.8 Million and EPS Increased to $1.12 -- Board of Directors Authorizes New Stock Repurchase Program for up to One Million Shares SCOTTSDALE , Ariz., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), a healthcare com...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Q3'09 Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.62, Including $0.41 Per Share Charge for New Product Licensing Fees

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S. based pharmaceutical company, today announced that reported diluted earnings per share equaled $0.62 in the third quarter of fiscal year 2009. Reported earnings per share include charges for new pro...

Hillenbrand, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.185 Per Share

BATESVILLE, Ind., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors for Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI ) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.185 per share on the company's common stock, a 1.4 percent increase over the previous quarterly rate of $0.1825 per share. The dividend...

Hillenbrand, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter Revenue of $159 Million and Earnings Per Share of $0.31

BATESVILLE, Ind., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI ) reported fourth-quarter 2008 revenue of $158.8 million, consistent with $158.2 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2007. In addition, the company reported fully diluted earnings per share of $0.31 for the qua...

Hospitals to Lose an Average $10,000 to $20,000 per Case on Common Cardiovascular Procedures Under Medicare's Value-based Purchasing Program

Low incidence of hospital-acquired conditions to minimize financial impact; greatest financial risk to hospitals with high incidence of mediastinitis and pressure ulcers NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The initial financial impact of Medicare's new Value-based Purc...
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