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  • Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Friday Dec 11, 2009 0 comments
    Dec 11, 2009 6:24 PM | about stocks: NSM-RETIRED, SFD, TCO, CB, MA, BDN, SSI
    National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) reported 20 cents per diluted share compared with 16 cents per share last year. analysts average $0.14. NSM beats by $0.06.
    Second quarter net income of $47.0 million, compared with last year's second quarter of $36.3 million.
    National Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and sub-systems.
    Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:  SFD) reported EPS, adjusted for nonrecurring and unusual items, was $(.26) compared with a loss of $(.23) last year. analysts average -$0.39. SFD beats by $0.13.
    Second quarter net loss was $26.4 million, 
    Smithfield Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and marketing of fresh meat and packaged meat products in the United States and internationally. 
    Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.415 per share of common stock. The common dividend is payable December 31, 2009 to shareholders of record on December 15, 2009.
    Taubman Centers, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust.
    Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB) declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.35 per share payable January 12, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 18, 2009.
    The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals.
    MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share will be paid on February 10, 2010 to holders of record of its Class A common stock and Class B common stock as of January 8, 2010.
    MasterCard Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides transaction processing and related services to customers principally in support of their credit, deposit access, electronic cash and automated teller machine payment card programs, and travelers cheque programs.
    Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced that its Board of Trustees has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share, payable on January 20, 2010 to holders of record on January 6, 2010. The January 2010 $0.15 quarterly common share dividend represents a 50% increase from the previous $0.10 quarterly dividend paid in October 2009. 
    Brandywine Realty Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment firm. 
    Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents per share on the Company’s common stock, payable on December 23, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 8, 2009.
    Stage Stores, Inc. operates as a specialty department store retailer in the United States.
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