Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors.





athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN) is a leading provider of Internet-based business services for physician practices. athenahealth’s service offerings are based on proprietary web-native practice management and electronic health record (Pending:EHR) software, a continuously updated payer knowledge-base, integrated back-office service operations, and automated and live patient communication services.

athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of Internet-based business services for physician practices, announced financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2010.

Key metrics and milestones in the fourth quarter and full year of 2010 included the following:

* $1.6 billion in collections posted to client accounts in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to $1.4 billion in the same quarter of 2009
* $5.9 billion in collections posted to client accounts in all of 2010, compared to $4.9 billion in all of 2009
* 38.8 average Client Days in Accounts Receivable (NYSE:DAR) in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to 38.5 average Client DAR in the same quarter of 2009
* 27,114 active medical providers using athenaCollector® at December 31, 2010, 19,197 of which were physicians, compared to 23,366 providers and 15,719 physicians at December 31, 2009
* 3,348 active medical providers using athenaClinicals® at December 31, 2010, 2,383 of which were physicians, compared to 1,471 providers and 920 physicians at December 31, 2009
* 1,213 active medical providers using athenaCommunicator® at December 31, 2010, 736 of which were physicians

As of December 31, 2010, the Company had cash, cash equivalents, short- and long-term investments of $121.8 million and short- and long-term debt and capital lease obligations of $9.2 million.


Smokefree Innotec, Inc. (OTCPK:SFIO) is in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing hi-tech, nicotine and non-nicotine cigarette-like delivery devices which are completely smoke and vapor-free and tobacco-free. Smokefree Innotec's products are designed to protect the non-smoker from second hand smoke and all its effects while providing the smoker a way to enjoy a smoke-free cigarette anywhere, including places where smoking tobacco or similar substances is prohibited.

Smokefree Innotec, Inc. declared through its President and CEO Thomas Schroepfer, that "With some minor fine tuning, our shopping cart is now fully operational giving our customers the opportunity to purchase the first of our products being offered: Smokers Option, in both Menthol and Cinnamon. The web site itself is undergoing extensive redesign, to include complete product description located in easy to access click through portals. Beginning with Smokers Option presently available, additional products expected to be offered soon include 'smokeless REAL e-cigarettes' (pronounced 'Re-Al') with an inventory of redesigned starter kits scheduled for delivery before the end of March. Marking a price reduction from $79 to under $18, the starter kits have been redesigned with our new technology to include the electronic device ('Zig') and an initial supply of 10 filters, a compact charging unit and power supply, all designed to fit inside a package the size of a cigarette box."

hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE:HGG) reported net income of $26.9 million for the three months ended December 31, 2010, or $0.66 of net income per diluted share, compared with net income of $22.7 million, or $0.57 of net income per diluted share for the comparable prior year period. For the nine month period ended December 31, 2010, net income was $33.6 million, or $0.83 of net income per diluted share, compared with net income of $29.2 million, or $0.78 of net income per diluted share for the comparable prior year period.

hhgregg, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, and related services.

MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE:PCS) will speak at 12:10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Thursday, March 3rd at the 2011 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco. A live webcast of the event will be available on the Company’s website,, within the Investor Relations section on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 12:10 p.m. EST. An on-demand replay will be available shortly after the conclusion of the presentation.

MetroPCS Communications, Inc., a wireless telecommunications carrier, offers wireless broadband mobile services in the United States.

Artio Global Investors Inc. (NYSE:ART) reported preliminary month-end assets under management of $52.8 billion as of January 31, 2011, compared to $53.4 billion as of December 31, 2010. Artio Global Investors Inc. was the indirect holding company of Artio Global Management LLC (“Artio Global Management”), a registered investment adviser headquartered in New York City that actively invests in global equity and fixed income markets, primarily for institutional and intermediary clients.

Artio Global Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiary, the firm provides portfolio management and fund management services to its clients.

Tags: hhgregg, NYSE:HGG, MetroPCS, NYSE:PCS, Artio Global, NYSE:ART



Disclaimer: Never invest in any stock featured on our site or emails unless you can afford to lose your entire investment. publisher and its affiliates and contractors are not registered investment advisers or broker/dealers. Our disclaimer is to be read and fully understood before using our site, reading our newsletter or joining our email list. Release of Liability: Through use of this website viewing or using, you agree to hold report and Crown Equity Holdings Inc. CRWE, its operators, shareholders, employees and/or contractors harmless and to completely release them from any and all liability due to any and all loss (monetary or otherwise), damages (monetary or otherwise) that you may occur. (Read more at .Rule 17B requires disclosure of payment for investor relations. Crown Equity Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE) is a newswire as well as an IR and PR firm. Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE), in some cases, provides media advertising and public awareness for both public and private companies, as well as disseminating news. As such, in some cases, when Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE) advertises for a particular client, Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE) charges an advertising fee which it must disclose under 17B. The fee may be in cash, in free trading stock or in restricted stock. Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE), if paid in stock, can and may sell those securities during the advertising period.Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE) anticipates receiving five thousand dollars in cash from a third party (Stock Expert) for one week of advertising services for Smokefree Innotec, Inc. (OTCPK:SFIO).