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  • Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Wednesday Nov 18, 2009 0 comments
    Nov 18, 2009 4:25 PM | about stocks: HD, TGT, PCAR, SYK, PH, HON, SON
     The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), reported $0.41 per diluted share, compared with $0.45 per diluted share, last year. analysts average 0.36. HD beats by $0.05
    Third quarter of fiscal 2009 net earnings of $689 million, compared with net earnings of $756 million, in the same period in fiscal 2008.
    The Home Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer company. 
    Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) reported earnings per share in the third quarter increased 18.6 percent to $0.58 from $0.49 in the same period a year ago. analysts average 0.50. TGT beats by $0.08.
    Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) reported net earnings of $436 million for the third quarter ended October 31, 2009, compared with $369 million in the third quarter ended November 1, 2008. 
    Target Corporation operates general merchandise and food discount stores in the United States. 
    PACCAR’s (NASDAQ: PCAR) Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of nine cents ($.09) per share, payable December 7, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 19, 2009.
    PACCAR Inc engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts worldwide. 
    Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced that its Board of Directors has modified its dividend policy to adopt a quarterly payment schedule in lieu of an annual dividend. The Company's Board of Directors has declared a cash transition dividend of $0.10 per share, payable December 16, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 18, 2009. The transition dividend will increase the total dividends paid in 2009 to $0.50 per share, up 52% from the $0.33 per share paid in 2008. 
    Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company worldwide. 
    Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock to shareholders of record as of November 19, 2009. The dividend is payable December 4, 2009. This is the company's 238th consecutive quarterly dividend. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 53 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 Index.
    Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components.
    The Board of Directors of Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.3025 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on December 10, 2009 to shareowners of record at the close of business on November 20, 2009.
    Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. 
    The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.27 per common share. This 338th consecutive quarterly dividend will be payable December 10, 2009, to shareholders of record as of November 20, 2009.
    Sonoco Products Company provides industrial and consumer packaging products, and packaging services primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada.
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