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AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE:AGL) reported second quarter net income of $18 million, or $0.23 per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $14 million, or $0.17 per basic and diluted share, reported for the same period last year. Excluding the effect of $0.10 per share of costs related to the proposed merger announced in December 2010 with Nicor Inc., the second quarter 2011 non-GAAP EPS was $0.33 per basic and diluted share.

AGL Resources Inc., an energy services holding company, distributes natural gas primarily in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Virginia.

************************************************** National Health Partners Inc. (OTC:NHPR)

Eye examinations are an important part of health maintenance for everyone. Adults should have their eyes tested to keep their prescriptions current and to check for early signs of eye disease. And eye exams for children play an important role in ensuring normal vision development and academic achievement of all kids.

Vision is closely linked to the learning process. Children with undetected vision problems often will have trouble with their schoolwork. Many times, children will not complain of vision problems simply because they don't know what "normal" vision looks like.

More and more people are looking for vision services. By joining the CARExpress program, you will have access to 11,500 vision providers nationwide including: JCPenney, Target, LensCrafters, For Eyes, Sears and thousand of independents. You will be able to save an average of 10% - 50% on most frames, prescription lenses and non-prescription sunglasses. Not only do you receive significant savings on eyewear, but Laser Vision Correction (LASIK) is also included in this program. Special discounts on eye examinations at participating locations where approved.

National Health Partners, Inc. is a national healthcare savings organization that provides discount healthcare membership programs to uninsured and underinsured people through a national healthcare savings network called "CARExpress." CARExpress is one of the largest networks of hospitals, doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare providers in the country and is comprised of over 1,000,000 medical professionals that belong to such PPOs as CareMark and Aetna. The company's primary target customer group is the 47 million Americans who have no health insurance of any kind. The company's secondary target customer group includes the millions of Americans who lack complete health insurance coverage.

National Health Partners, Inc. (OTC:NHPR), a leading provider of unique discount healthcare membership programs, announced that it has entered into agreement with a major Hispanic marketing group for the sale of its CARExpress programs. The company also sees growth in new sales of memberships of more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.

Under the new agreement, this national Hispanic marketing group will be promoting the company's CARExpress discount healthcare membership program to Hispanic communities located across the United States, with particular focus on cities and regions containing a large number of Hispanics. With the previously announced plans to increase monthly sales by 75% with its newest and most successful marketing partner, the company now expects sales of new members to grow more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.
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McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) reported income from continuing operations of $63.7 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, for the 2011 second quarter. The results of the 2011 second quarter compare to income from continuing operations of $78.7 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, in the corresponding period of 2010. Classified as discontinued operations, the results of McDermott's charter fleet business are excluded from both periods and The Babcock & Wilcox Company, which was spun-off to McDermott shareholders last year on July 30, is excluded from the 2010 period. Weighted average common shares outstanding on a fully diluted basis were approximately 237.5 million and 234.4 million in the quarters ended June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2010, respectively.
McDermott International, Inc. operates as an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation company worldwide. The company focuses on designing and executing complex offshore oil and gas projects.


MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) reported second quarter 2011 net income of $1.2 billion, or $1.13 per share, and operating earnings1 of $1.3 billion, or $1.24 per share. Operating earnings of $1.3 billion, or $1.24 per share, reflecting: strong variable investment income, which was above the plan range by $46 million, or $0.04 per share, after tax and the impact of deferred acquisition costs (NYSE:DAC). severe storm-related catastrophe losses in the Auto & Home business that were $137 million ($0.13 per share), after tax, higher than the company's quarterly plan provision of $37 million. additional insurance claims and increased operating expenses of $44 million ($0.04 per share), after tax, due to the March 11 earthquake in Japan. U.S. annuity sales of $7.3 billion, up 48% over the second quarter of 2010, driven by strong demand for variable annuities.Total International* sales more than doubled on a reported basis over the second quarter of 2010 and were up 25% compared with combined MetLife and Alico second quarter 2010 results. Premiums, fees & other revenues of $11.8 billion, up 38% over the second quarter of 2010, largely due to the acquisition of Alico, and up 8% over the first quarter of 2011 due to growth in both the U.S. and International businesses.

MetLife, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs primarily in the United States, Japan, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.


NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 55 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on Aug. 26, 2011.

NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in the United States and Canada.

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