Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced diluted earnings per share were $0.74 compared with $0.47 last year. analysts average $0.59. MSFT beats by $0.15.
Record revenue of $19.02 billion for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, a 14% increase from the same period of the prior year. Windows 7 demand drives record revenue and profit.
Microsoft Corporation provides software and hardware products and solutions worldwide.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced $1.30 per diluted share compared with $1.18 per diluted share last year. analysts average $1.25. OXY beats by $0.05.
Core results for the fourth quarter of 2009 were $1.1 billion compared with $957 million for the fourth quarter of 2008. The company increased its crude production as oil prices surged last year. Crude prices ranged from low $40 - $75 per barrel last year.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company.
The Board of Directors of Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share, an increase of 10.3% over the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on February 23, 2010 to shareholders of record as of February 9, 2010.
Pall Corporation manufactures and markets filtration, purification, and separation products and integrated systems solutions worldwide.
Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL) Board of Directors approved payment of a quarterly dividend to shareholders of record as of February 16, 2010. The dividend of $0.07 per share is payable on March 1, 2010.
Jabil Circuit, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services and solutions in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 24 cents per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend, which equates to 96 cents per share annually, is payable on April 1, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 10, 2010.
Constellation Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, supplies energy products and services in North America.
The Board of Directors of Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.19 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on March 1, 2010, to shareholders of record on February 9, 2010.
Sensient Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of colors, flavors, and fragrances worldwide.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (Nasdaq: COKE) Board of Directors declared a dividend for the First Quarter of 2010 of $.25 per share on shares of the Company's Common Stock and Class B Common Stock payable on February 19, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 8, 2010.
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of carbonated nonalcoholic beverages, primarily products of The Coca-Cola Company.
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