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|Includes:CUB, ESE, National Research Corporation (NRCIB), TGI

In the News Today: NRCI, CUB, TGI, ESE
National Research Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Results
Growth Rates Shows Material Improvement
LINCOLN, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Research Corporation (NASDAQ:NRCI - News) today announced results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2009.
    * Quarterly revenue $13.8 million up 14%
    * Quarterly net income $2.2 million up 18%
    * Quarterly earnings per share $0.33 up 18%
    * Year-end revenue $57.7 million; net income $8.5 million; diluted earnings per share $1.26
·        Year-to-date growth: revenue up 13%, net income up 14%, diluted earnings per share up 16%, EBITDA up   20%
Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2009
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - 02/08/10) - Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB - News) today reported earnings and sales for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. Sales for the first fiscal quarter were $250.7 million compared to $244.9 million last year, and net income was $13.7 million or 51 cents per share this year compared to $14.2 million or 53 cents per share last year.
Triumph Group
Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI - News) reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2010. Income from continuing operations was $18.1 million, or $1.08 per diluted share -- down from $20.1 million, or $1.21 per diluted share, for the third quarter of the prior year. Reported EPS was also below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.20.
ESCO Announces First Quarter Results
First Quarter 2010 Highlights
    * Net sales were $112.7 million;
    * EPS was $0.02 per share;
    * Gross margin percentage (sales, less cost of sales, divided into sales) was 40.2 percent;
    * Cash flow from operating activities was $5.2 million;
    * Net debt outstanding was $129.6 million at December 31, 2009 (2.0x leverage ratio);
    * Entered orders were $138.4 million, (book-to-bill ratio of 1.23x); and
    * Backlog increased $25.7 million (9 percent) to an all-time high of $325.1 million.
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