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Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. Since 1971, Starbucks has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest quality arabica coffee in the world. Today, with stores around the globe, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world.

"Starbucks record third quarter results reflect both the underlying strength and continuing momentum we have been experiencing across all of our business segments and around the world,” said Howard Schultz, chairman, president and ceo of Starbucks.

Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 3, 2011 and introduced FY12 targets.

Fiscal Third Quarter 2011 Highlights include:
* Total net revenues increased 12% to $2.9 billion
* Global comparable store sales increased 8%, driven by a 6% increase in traffic and a 2% increase in average ticket
* Consolidated operating margin was 13.7%, up 120 basis points over prior-year period's GAAP results and 40 basis points over prior-year period's non-GAAP results
o U.S. operating margin improved 300 basis points to 18.8% on a GAAP basis and 210 basis points over the prior-year period's non-GAAP results
o International operating margin improved 200 basis points to 12.2% on a GAAP basis and 140 basis points over the prior-year period's non-GAAP results
* Global CPG operating income increased to $66.0 million, up 20% over prior-year period
* EPS increased 33% to $0.36 in Q3 FY11 compared to $0.27 in Q3 FY10
* The Board of Directors declared a $0.13 per share cash dividend to shareholders of record as of August 10, 2011, which will be paid on August 26, 2011

“These results demonstrate the power, and the extraordinary global potential, of our unique new business model. Starbucks has never been healthier, more connected to our customers and partners, or better positioned to go after the tremendous business opportunities that lie ahead,” Schultz added.

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Clean Tech Transit Cleantech Transit Inc. (OTCPK:CLNO)

Cleantech Transit Inc. was founded to capitalize on technology advances and manufacturing opportunities in the growing clean energy public transportation sector. The Company has expanded its focus to invest directly in specific green projects that can maximize shareholder value. Recognizing the many economic and operational advances of converting wood waste into renewable sources of energy, Cleantech has selected to invest in Phoenix Energy ( This project can generate shareholder returns as well benefit the Company's manufacturing clients worldwide.

The name "Biomass" was invented about 1975 to describe natural materials used as energy sources. Biomass is used to produce a variety of energy-related products including electricity; liquid, solid and gaseous fuels; heat and chemicals. For example, methane gas from landfills and other wastes, such as manure, can be used to generate electricity and heat. Wood waste can be made into pellets for heating or power production. Crops such as sugar, corn or wheat, and soon cellulosic materials such as hay, straw and wood wastes, can be used to make ethanol, a substitute for gasoline; canola crops and oil wastes can be used to make biodiesel.

Cleantech Transit, Inc. is pleased to announce it has completed an agreement whereby it can earn a larger ownership percentage in the 500 KW bio mass Merced Project than previously announced.

Cleantech can now earn in up to 40% of the Merced Project up from the original 25% the Company announced. The 40% ownership stake will be based on the total cost incurred to the Project to date, in addition Cleantech can invest the in the Series B shares of Phoenix Energy equal to or greater to the direct investment made in 500 KW project.

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Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), the creator of Snort(NYSE:R) and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced that Charles E. Peters, Jr., chief financial officer of Red Hat, Inc., has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective July 26, 2011.

Sourcefire, Inc. is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks.


Landstar System Inc. (Nasdaq:LSTR) reported 2011 record second quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.62 per diluted share, from net income of $29.6 million, compared to net income of $24.4 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the 2010 second quarter. Operating margin was 43.6 percent in the 2011 second quarter compared to 38.2 percent in the 2010 second quarter. Revenue for the 2011 second quarter was $675.6 million compared to $641.7 million in the 2010 second quarter.

Landstar System, Inc. is a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions. Landstar delivers safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services to a broad range of customers worldwide utilizing a network of agents, third-party capacity owners and employees.


Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (Nasdaq:AHGP) announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner declared a quarterly cash distribution for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 (the "2011 Quarter") of $0.5825 per unit, or an annualized rate of $2.33 per unit, which will be paid on August 19, 2011, to AHGP's unitholders of record as of the close of trading on August 12, 2011.

AHGP is a limited partnership formed to own and control Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of ARLP, through which it holds a 1.98% general partner interest and the incentive distribution rights in ARLP.


Flamel Technologies SA (Nasdaq:FLML) announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Flamel reported total revenues in the second quarter 2011 of $6.8 million, compared to $7.5 million in the year-ago period. License and research revenues were $2.5 million versus $3.3 million in the second quarter of 2010. Product sales and services in the current quarter increased to $2.3 million versus $1.9 million in the second quarter of 2010. Other revenues during the current quarter, including royalties on the sale of Coreg CR™, were $2.0 million versus $2.4 million in the year-ago period.

Flamel Technologies S.A., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of controlled-release therapeutic products based on its proprietary polymer based technology in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States, France, and Europe.

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