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  • Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Friday Nov 6, 2009 0 comments
    Nov 6, 2009 4:30 PM | about stocks: PSA, CVS, PBIB, MUR, STU, GS, AEE

     Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) announced funds from operations ("FFO") increased to $1.44 per common share as compared to $1.08 per common share for the same period in 2008, representing an increase of $0.36 per common share. analysts average 1.25. PSA beats by $0.19.

    Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2009 was $244.0 million compared to $147.9 million for the same period in 2008, representing an increase of $96.1 million.
    Public Storage operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). 
    CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.65 compared with $0.60 in the third quarter of 2008. analysts average 0.64. CVS beats by $0.01.
    Net revenues for the third quarter of 2009, increased $3.8 billion to $24.6 billion, up from $20.9 billion during the third quarter of 2008. 
    CVS Caremark Corporation, a pharmacy services company, provides prescriptions and related healthcare services in the United States.
    Porter Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIB), announced that its Board of Directors declared a 5% stock dividend. The dividend is payable on November 19, 2009, to shareholders of record as of November 12, 2009. Fractional shares arising from the stock dividend will be rounded up to the nearest whole share and will be credited to shareholders. The stock dividend is in addition to Porter Bancorp’s quarterly cash dividend.
    Porter Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for PBI Bank that provides commercial and personal banking products and services to small and medium-sized businesses, and individuals in Kentucky. 
    The Board of Directors of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) declared a quarterly dividend of $.25 per share, or $1.00 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable December 1, 2009 to holders of record November 13, 2009.
    Murphy Oil Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Ecuador, and internationally.
    The Student Loan Corporation (NYSE: STU) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.35 per share. The dividend will be paid December 1, 2009 to shareholders of record on November 13, 2009.
    The Student Loan Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, originates, manages, and services student loans in accordance with federally sponsored guaranteed student loan programs and private education loans to students and their parents in the United States. 
    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) Board of Directors of Group Inc. (the Board) declared a dividend of $0.35 per common share to be paid on December 30, 2009 to common shareholders of record on December 2, 2009.
    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various investment banking, securities, and investment management services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide.
    The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2009, to shareholders of record on Dec. 9, 2009.
    Ameren Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a public utility holding company in Missouri and Illinois.
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    Disclosure: No positions
    Stocks: PSA, CVS, PBIB, MUR, STU, GS, AEE
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