Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors. Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Wednesday Oct 14, 2009

|Includes:Altera Corporation (ALTR), AYI, INTC, MVO, TDG, THO, WDFC

 Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) announced $0.19 per diluted share down from $0.31 per diluted share last year. analysts average 0.19. ALTR in line.

Third quarter sales of $286.6 million down 20 percent from the third quarter of 2008.
Altera Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices (NYSE:PLD), HardCopy application-specific integrated circuit (OTC:ASIC) devices, pre-defined design building blocks, and associated development tools.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) reported earnings per share (NYSEARCA:EPS) of 33 cents compared with $0.35 last year. analysts average 0.28. INTC beats by $0.05.
Third-Quarter Revenue $9.4 Billion, Strongest Second-to-Third-Quarter Growth in over 30 years.
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated circuits for computing and communications industries worldwide.
MV Oil Trust (NYSE: MVO) announced the Trust distribution to unitholders of record on October 15, 2009 will receive a distribution amounting to $0.595000 per unit payable October 23, 2009.
MV Oil Trust owns net profits interest in oil and natural gas properties of MV Partners, LLC.
TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) announced that its board of directors has authorized and declared a one-time special cash dividend of $7.65 on each out standing share of common stock. The record date for the special dividend is October 16, 2009, and the payment date for the dividend is October 26, 2009.
TransDigm Group Incorporated engages in the design, production, and supply of engineered aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft worldwide.
WD-40 Company (Nasdaq: WDFC) announced that its board of directors declared the regular quarterly dividend of $.25 per share, payable October 30, 2009 to stockholders of record on October 16, 2009.
WD-40 Company produces and sells lubricants, hand cleaners, and household cleaners worldwide. 
The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on November 2, 2009 to shareholders of record on October 16, 2009.
Acuity Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, production, and distribution of lighting fixtures, and related products and services in North America and internationally.
Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) announced that its Board of Directors approved a special dividend of 50 cents per share which will be paid in addition to its regular quarterly dividend of 7 cents per share, on October 27, 2009 to shareholders of record on October 16, 2009.
Thor is the world's largest manufacturer of recreation vehicles and a major builder of commercial buses.
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