Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) reported net income of $33.1 million for the first quarter of 2011, compared to net income of $28.8 million reported in the first quarter of 2010. Time charter revenues were $69.4 million for the first quarter of 2011, compared to $62.2 million for the same period of 2010, mainly due to the addition to the Company’s fleet of the vessels m/v Melite, m/v New York and m/v Alcmene, delivered in January, March and November 2010, respectively.
Diana Shipping Inc. provides shipping transportation services worldwide. The company transports dry bulk cargoes that include commodities, such as iron ore, coal, grain, and other materials along worldwide shipping routes.
National Health Partners, Inc. (NHPR)
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.
According to the National Health Partners, Inc. more and more people are looking for vision services. By joining the CARExpress program, one would have access to 11,500 vision providers nationwide including: JCPenney, Target, LensCrafters, For Eyes, Sears and thousand of independents. He would be able to save an average of 10% - 50% on most frames, prescription lenses and non-prescription sunglasses. And for those of one are who like to shop by mail, they can use their mail order program and save an average of 5% - 50% on most contact lenses. Not only do they 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.
People buy vision insurance for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it is to pay for costly Optometrist visits, and to help cover the costs of eye glasses or contacts. Whatever the case maybe having the right vision plan can you save hundreds of dollars a year and more importantly help you take care of your eyes? Vision insurance generally pays all or a percentage of the charges related to your vision care (i.e. routine eye exams, preventative eye care).
For more information about National Health Partners, Inc. visit its website at www.nationalhealthpartners.com
Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) reported net income attributable to Buckeye’s unitholders for the first quarter of 2011 of $66.5 million, or $0.79 per unit, compared to net income attributable to Buckeye’s unitholders for the first quarter of 2010 of $11.3 million, or $0.56 per unit. The diluted weighted average number of units outstanding in the first quarter of 2011 was 84.0 million compared to 20.0 million in the first quarter of 2010. The increase in the number of units reported for the first quarter of this year versus the first quarter of 2010 was significantly impacted by Buckeye’s merger with Buckeye GP Holdings L.P. in the fourth quarter of 2010, and the issuance of units in connection with the acquisition of Bahamas Oil Refining Company International (”BORCO”) in the first quarter of 2011.
Buckeye Partners, L.P. primarily operates refined petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States.
Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. The company reported net income of $8.5 million for the first quarter of 2011, as compared to net income of $9.5 million for the first quarter of 2010. Net income for the first quarter of 2010 was retrospectively adjusted to increase the gain on acquisitions to $2.7 million. As a result, earnings per diluted share for the first quarter of 2010 as previously reported increased by $0.01.
Calgon Carbon Corporation provides services, products, and solutions for purifying water, air, food, beverage, and industrial process streams in the United States and internationally.