Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.

The Los Angeles-based provider of television program guides and the publisher of TV Guide reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.6 million (breakeven), compared with a net loss of $491.4 million ($1.18) for the like period a year earlier. Revenues rose to $186.6 million from $176.3 million in the comparable period of the prior year.


Revenue for the publishing unit dipped 7.2 percent to $99.7 million from the year-ago period. Revenue for its cable and satellite segment rose 44.3 percent to $64.3 million. Revenue for the consumer electronics licensing segment dropped 7.2 percent to $22.6 million.


Molina Healthcare Inc.
The Long Beach-based managed care organization reported fourth-quarter net income of $16.3 million (58 cents per diluted share), compared with $11.9 million (46 cents) for the like period a year earlier. Total operating revenue rose to $375.4 million from $208.9 million in the comparable period of the prior year.


Operating activities provided $42.2 million in cash for the quarter.


For the 2005 calendar year, the company expects earnings per share in the range of $2.40 to $2.45, net income between $67 million and $69 million, and premium revenue in the range of $1.57 billion to $1.59 billion.

Thomas Properties Group Inc.
The Los Angeles-based real estate operating company reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $581,000 (4 cents per diluted share), compared with a net loss of $1.3 million for the like period a year earlier. Revenues for the L.A.-based real estate operating firm rose to $14.8 million from $11 million in the comparable period of the prior year.


The company completed its initial public offering in October, so earnings per share are not available for the fourth quarter of 2003. In its IPO, Thomas Properties sold 14.3 million shares of common stock at $12 per share, resulting in net proceeds of $151.7 million. The proceeds were used to acquire interests in properties, repay debt, redeem preferred equity interests and fund required property reserves.

Specialty Laboratories Inc.
The Santa Monica-based clinical tests provider reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $7.9 million (34 cents per diluted share), compared with a net loss of $758,000 (3 cents) for the like period a year earlier. Revenues for the Santa Monica-based clinical tests provider rose 17 percent to $35.7 million.


The fourth-quarter loss includes costs of $4.2 million related to the company's recent facility relocation and a write-off of assets of approximately $500,000.


For 2005, the company expects revenues ranging between $147 million and $155 million.

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