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  • Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Tuesday March 8, 2011 -  0 comments
    Mar 8, 2011 7:04 PM | about stocks: POPE, CPK, DOW, TUP, CASY
    Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2011, and is expected to be paid on March 28, 2011.*
    Forward Air Corporation provides surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American deferred air freight market. 
    Pope Resources (NASDAQ: POPE) announced a quarterly distribution of 25 cents per unit, effective for unitholders of record on March 15, 2011 and payable on March 29, 2011.*
    Pope Resources, A Delaware Limited Partnership, through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in managing timber resources. 
    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) announced increased financial results for both the year and quarter ended December 31, 2010.  The Company's net income for the year ended December 31, 2010 was $26.1 million, or $2.73 per share, an increase of $10.2 million, or $0.58 per share, compared to $15.9 million, or $2.15 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2009. Excluding the impact of the merger-related costs, Chesapeake's legacy businesses continued to experience strong earnings growth and generated net income of $17.2 million, or $2.44 per share, in 2010, compared to $15.3 million, or $2.20 per share, in 2009, representing an 11-percent growth in earnings per share. 
    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified utility company. 
    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW)  declared a dividend of 15 cents per share, payable April 29, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 31, 2011.
    This marks the 398th consecutive cash dividend issued by the Company. Dow has paid its shareholders cash dividends every quarter since 1912.* 
    The Dow Chemical Company engages in the manufacture and supply of products used primarily as raw materials in the production of customer products and services worldwide.
    Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) board of directors declared the Company's regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, payable on April 6, 2011, to shareholders of record as of March 18, 2011.*
    Tupperware Brands Corporation is a portfolio of global direct selling companies, selling innovative, premium products across multiple brands and categories through an independent sales force of 2.6 million.  
    Casey's General Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASY) reported $0.34 in basic earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 ended January 31, 2011, compared to $0.34 for the same quarter a year ago. 
    Earnings in the quarter were impacted by compressed margins due to a competitive cigarette environment, rising commodity costs and increased operating expenses related to store openings. 
    The annual goal is to increase the total number of stores 4-6%. Year to date, the Company acquired 74 stores and completed 14 new-store constructions. 
    Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the names of Casey's General Store, HandiMart, and Just Diesel in the Midwestern states.
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    Stocks: POPE, CPK, DOW, TUP, CASY
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