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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Thursday Nov 12, 2009

|Includes:Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), BNCN, CE, DUK, KBR, M, YDNT

 Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) reported 10 cents a share, compared with 17 cents a share last year. analysts average 0.03. AMAT beats by $0.07.

 
A fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $138 million compared with a profit of $231 million for the year-earlier period. 
 
Applied Materials, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductor fabrication equipment worldwide. 
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Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) reported, excluding items, the company lost 3 cents per diluted share in the third quarter of 2009 compared with a loss of 8 cents per share in the same period in 2008. analysts average -0.07. M beats by $0.04.
 
Sales in the third quarter totaled $5.277 billion, down 3.9 percent from total sales of $5.493 billion in the third quarter of 2008.
 
Macy's, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates department stores in the United States.
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BNC Bancorp (Nasdaq: BNCN) Board of Directors declared a $0.05 per share quarterly dividend, payable November 27, 2009 to shareholders of record on November 13, 2009.
 
BNC Bancorp operates as the holding company for Bank of North Carolina, which provides a range of commercial banking products and services to individuals and small to medium-sized local businesses in North Carolina. 
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Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.25 per share. The dividend is payable December 14, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business November 13, 2009.
 
Spectra Energy Corp, through its subsidiaries and equity affiliates, engages in the ownership and operation of a portfolio of complementary natural gas-related energy assets.
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Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share payable by the Company on December 15, 2009 to all shareholders of record on November 13, 2009.
 
Young Innovations, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of supplies and equipment used by dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and consumers. 
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KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents ($0.05) per share on the company’s common stock, payable January 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2009.
 
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, and industrial markets. 
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Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.24 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 16, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 13, 2009.
 
This is the 83rd consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock.
 
Duke Energy Corporation operates as an energy company in the Americas. 
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Stocks: AMAT, M, BNCN, CE, YDNT, KBR, DUK