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Insurer reporting loss from Katrina
WOODLAND HILLS - Zenith zenith, in astronomy, the point in the sky directly overhead; more precisely, it is the point at which the celestial sphere is intersected by an upward extension of a plumb line from the observer's location. National Insurance Corp. reported on Tuesday third-quarter net income of $23 million, or 63 cents per share Cents per share
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Net income for the nine months ended Sept. 30 was $108.7 million, or $2.99 per share, compared with $75.3 million, or $2.16 per share in the comparable 2004 period.
Jakks makes deal for 'Teletubbies'
MALIBU - Jakks Pacific JAKKS Pacific, Inc. NASDAQ: JAKK is is a multi-brand company that designs and markets a broad range of toys and consumer products and is based in Malibu, California. Its product categories include action figures, art activity kits, stationery, writing instruments, performance Inc. announced on Tuesday a licensing agreement with Ragdoll Ltd. to market and distribute multiple products based on ``Teletubbies'' for North American North American
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Malibu-based Jakks Pacific will develop plush and other toy products under the company's new Child Guidance division.
``Teletubbies'' is geared toward children ages 3 and under, and is broadcast daily on PBS Kids PBS Kids (often styled all-caps as "PBS KIDS") is the umbrella brand for children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service in the United States. As with all PBS programming, PBS Kids programming is non-commercial. .
Jakks Pacific will also produce a product line based on Scholastic's Clifford the Big Red Dog property.
WellPoint shares slide downward
INDIANAPOLIS - Shares of WellPoint Inc. tumbled Wednesday, despite a solid earnings report that showed revenue for the nation's largest health insurer more than doubled as the company continued to reap the benefits of last year's merger.