Poor Dick. He's so misunderstood.
Rochester Hills-based Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: ENER) reported before the opening of markets Monday that it had sharply higher revenue and net income for both the second quarter of the fiscal year that ended Dec. 31 and for the first six months.
For the quarter, the company reported net income of $14.2 million or 33 cents a share on revenue of $103.1 million, compared to a loss of $5.4 million or 14 cents on revenue of $56.4 million for the same quarter last year.
You know this company by another name - United Solar Ovonic.
Even the police are getting into the spirit of Random Acts of Kindness week, armed with dozens of gift certificates to hand out to deserving motorists and pedestrians.
"They will be looking for people who are driving well," Clawson Mayor Penny Luebs told The Daily Tribune of Royal Oak.
Free haircuts for kids, hearing tests for seniors, clothing drives and letter-writing stations to send notes to those serving in the military are among the offerings. More than 35 downtown businesses are offering free gift certificates.
The celebration runs Monday-Sunday, and mayor Penny Luebs said, "The goal is to make kindness a way of life, so that we show kindness in our everyday lives". Indeed.