Union Pacific Corporation’s (NYSE:UNP) reported 2011 second quarter net income of $785 million, or $1.59 per diluted share, compared to $711 million, or $1.40 per diluted share, in the second quarter 2010.
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America’s leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible and safe mode of freight transportation.
National Health Partners, Inc. (NHPR)
National Health Partners, Inc. 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.
What’s unique about the US is that we spend so much for health care that it has built up very powerful special-interest groups including the insurance industry, hospital industry, medical associations, and pharmaceutical industry. These industries receive so much money, if they only spend one-tenth of one percent of it to fight you that would amount to more than two billion dollars. You can imagine how many political campaigns they can support. You can imagine how much advertising they can put out on television and radio. That’s the difference in the United States. We’ve let the problem drag on for twenty years and built up such powerful, moneyed special-interest groups.
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. The company is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
Please visit its website at www.nationalhealthpartners.com
Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE:EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced that it will release its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 after the market closes on Thursday, July 28, 2011. On the next day, Friday, July 29, 2011 at 08:30 A.M. EDT, the Company’s management will host a conference call to discuss the results.
Excel is an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, such as iron ore, coal and grains, as well as bauxite, fertilizers and steel products.
Cleantech Transit, Inc. (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. Recognizing the many economic and operational advances of converting wood waste into renewable sources of energy, Cleantech has selected to invest in Phoenix Energy (www.phoenixenergy.net). This project could benefit the Company’s manufacturing clients worldwide.
Bio energy is a form of renewable energy. It is made from recently deceased animals, plants, and their byproducts (biomass). Biomass replenishes itself much quicker than fossil fuels. Energy forms such as electricity, fuels, heat, and steam are derived from biomass through conversion methods. The heat produced from power boilers generates steam, which is further utilized to generate electricity, with the help of turbines.
Cleantech Transit, Inc. (CLNO) is pleased to announce it has met its funding requirement to secure the Company’s ability to earn in 25% of the 500KW Merced Project.
The Company is in the final stages of closing its initial interest in the Merced Project and is currently working on completing the necessary documentation and expects closing the transaction soon. As previously announced Cleantech has the option to earn up to 40% of the Merced Project and the Company plans to continue to work towards increasing its interest in the Merced Project as they move ahead.
For more information about Cleantech Transit, Inc. visit its website www.cleantechtransitinc.com
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) announced sales of $16.6 billion for the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 8.3% as compared to the second quarter of 2010. Operational results increased 2.6% and the positive impact of currency was 5.7%. Domestic sales increased 0.1%, while international sales increased 15.9%, reflecting operational growth of 4.9% and a positive currency impact of 11.0%.
Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide.