& #8226; Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

reported third-quarter net income of $49.4 million ($1.49 per share), compared with $44.1 million ($1.35) for the like period a year earlier. Revenue for the L.A.-based metals services company rose 11 percent to $870.1 million.


The company expects fourth-quarter earnings to be between $1.10 and $1.20 per diluted share.


& #8226; Ixia reported third-quarter net income of $9.1 million (13 cents per share), compared with $4.7 million (7 cents) for the like period a year earlier. Revenue for the Calabasas-based IP network testing provider rose 40 percent to $42.1 million.


Excluding special items related to acquisition charges and tax benefits from intangible assets, the company reported adjusted net income of $9.8 million (14 cents per share), compared with $5.5 million (9 cents) for the like period a year earlier.


& #8226; Cathay General Bancorp reported third-quarter net income of $26.7 million (53 cents per share), compared with $23.2 million (46 cents) for the like period a year earlier.


The L.A.-based holding company for Cathay Bank had a negative provision for loan losses of $1 million, versus no provision in the prior year. Total assets rose 1 percent to $6.2 billion on Sept. 30 from $6.1 billion on Dec. 31. Net interest income, before provision for loan losses, increased 9.5 percent to $60.1 million from $54.8 million a year earlier.

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