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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/10/10 -- 3Q underlying net result of EUR 1,043 million vs. EUR 727 million in 3Q2009 and EUR 1,202 million in 2Q2010 * Net result of EUR 371 million impacted predominantly by goodwill write- down of EUR 513 million related to Insurance US * Net profit per share amounted to EUR 0.10; excluding goodwill write- down the net profit per share rose to EUR 0.23 * Shareholders' equity increased by EUR 0.9 billion to EUR 42.5 billion; return on IFRS equity 11.1% for the first nine months of 2010 * Underlying net profit for the first nine months climbed to EUR 3,262 million vs. EUR 706 million in the same period last year Bank posted strong increase in underlying profit before tax to EUR 1,513 million vs. EUR 250 million in 3Q2009 * Improvement on 3Q2009 was driven by lower negative market-related impacts and risk costs, while margi... (more)

Sino-Forest Announces Findings of the Independent Committee

Independent Committee review verifies cash balances, timber assets, book values and revenues Final Independent Committee report expected to be submitted prior to year-end Q3 results delayed, pending resolution of outstanding issues A version of the Independent Committee's second interim report released online at www.sedar.com and www.sinoforest.com. TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company") (TSX: TRE) today announced the findings of the Independent Committee of the Company's Board of Directors (the "IC").  Sino-Forest also today announced that it is deferring the release of its third quarter financial 2011 results ("Q3 Results").  All references to $ amounts contained in this press release are to United States Dollars. Mr. Judson Martin, Vice-Chair and CEO of the Company stated "This has been an intense and challen... (more)

Platinum Group Reports Q1 2012 Financial Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (TSX:PTM)(NYSE Amex:PLG) ("Platinum Group" or the "Company") announces the publication of the Company's financial results for the three months ending November 30, 2011. For more details of the November 30, 2011 Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis please see the Company's filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or on EDGAR (www.sec.gov). Shareholders are encouraged to visit the Company's website at www.platinumgroupmetals.net. Shareholders may request a copy of the complete November 30, 2011 Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements from the Company free of charge. The Canadian Accounting Standards Board determined that International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") will replace Canadian ... (more)

CE Franklin Ltd. announces 2011 Fourth Quarter Results

CALGARY, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CE FRANKLIN LTD. (TSX.CFT, NASDAQ.CFK) reported net earnings of $4.5 million or $0.26 per share (basic) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011, a significant increase from net earnings of $1.6 million or $0.09 per share (basic) generated in the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010.  For 2011, net income was $14.3 million or $0.82 per share (basic) an increase of 142% from the $5.9 million or $0.34 per share (basic) earned in 2010. Financial Highlights (millions of Cdn. $ except per share data)       Three Months Ended   Twelve Months Ended         December 31   December 31       2011   2010   2011   2010         Unaudited   Unaudited                           Revenues   154.3      135.6    546.4    489.6    Gross Profit   25.3      20.5    90.7    75.0    Gross Profit - % of sales   16.4  %   15.1  % 16.6  % 15.3  % E... (more)

Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results

Strong Destination Visits Drive Increases in Key Indicators WHISTLER, BC, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (TSX: WB) (the "Corporation") today reported financial results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter ended December 31, 2011. Highlights of the period: Revenue, EBITDA, effective ticket price (ETP) and skier visits all increased over the same period in the prior year. Growth in destination skier visits from key markets contributed to a 5% increase in revenue. Total season pass and frequency card sales to December 31, 2011 exceeded record sales to the same time in the prior year. Strong cash position with cash and cash equivalents of $44.2 million at the end of the period. Dave Brownlie, President and Chief Operating Officer of Whistler Blackcomb stated "We continued to grow destination visits through our first quarter which led to increas... (more)

Saputo: Financial Results Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter, Ended December 31, 2011

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/12 -- Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) (Saputo or the Company) reported today its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended on December 31, 2011. All amounts in this news release are in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated, and are presented according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). -- Net earnings for the quarter totalled $129.8 million, an increase of $17.7 million or 15.8% compared to $112.1 million for the same quarter last fiscal year. -- Earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to $207.3 million, an increase of $16.2 million or 8.5% in comparison to $191.1 million for the same quarter last fiscal year. -- Revenues for the quarter amounted to $1.796 billion, an increase of $261.7 million or 17.1% in comparison to $1.535 billion f... (more)

Inmet Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings of $0.69 per Share

TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/10/12 -- All amounts in Canadian dollars unless indicated otherwise Inmet (TSX:IMN) announces fourth quarter earnings of $0.69 per share. Fourth quarter highlights -- Strong earnings from operations Earnings from operations were $92 million compared to $93 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. The impact of significantly higher sales volumes this quarter mainly from Las Cruces, was offset by lower average copper and zinc prices. Although sales volumes were higher this quarter, timing of shipments resulted in copper sales lagging production by a combined 3,000 tonnes at Cayeli and Las Cruces. This timing effect reduced earnings from operations by approximately $12 million (or $0.13 per share on an after-tax basis). -- Las Cruces production increased In the fourth quarter of 2011, Las Cruces produced 14,100 tonnes of copper cathode,... (more)

Alliance HealthCare Services Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2011 and Reaffirms Full Year 2012 Guidance

Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AIQ) (the “Company” or “Alliance”), a leading national provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy services, announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $120.7 million compared to $117.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. For full year 2011, revenue was $493.7 million, which was at the higher end of the Company’s guidance range of $475 million to $495 million. Full year 2010 revenue was $478.9 million. Alliance’s Adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) was $35.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to $35.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. For full year 2011, Adjusted EBITDA totaled $149.3 million, which was at the higher end of the Company’s guidance range of $140 mil... (more)

Global Organizations Overcome Spreadsheet Limitations with QlikView Business Discovery Platform

QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that its QlikView Business Discovery platform is helping organizations around the globe overcome the limitations of spreadsheets. Today, business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data to find the insights needed to make timely, critical business decisions. As a result of the limitations of traditional BI tools, many business users have adopted spreadsheets due to their wide availability; however, these general productivity tools were not specifically designed to facilitate interactivity, collaboration, aggregation, or analysis of data for decision making. Customers Say Spreadsheets Not Suited for Data Analysis and Lack Reliability Spreadsheet performance declines when analyzing large data sets or performing real-time, dynamic calc... (more)

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Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announces First Quarter 2012 Results and Quarterly Dividend

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/24/12 -- Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (CPPI) (TSX:CFX) today announced its first quarter 2012 results. On March 2, 2012, Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor) exchanged 35,776,483 Class B Exchangeable Limited Partnership Units (the Exchange), representing a 50.2% interest in Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership (the Partnership), for an equivalent number of CPPI shares. As a result of the Exchange, CPPI increased its interest in the Partnership from 49.8% to 100% and Canfor acquired a 50.2% interest in CPPI. Unless otherwise noted, the discussion of the results for the comparative periods prior to the quarter ended March 31, 2012 refers to the results of the Partnership. For the quarter ended March 31, 2012 the results of CPPI include the results of the Partnership (together referred to as CPPI or the Company). For the qu... (more)