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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Tuesday February 2, 2010

|Includes:AKS, ELY, LM, MDU, NSC, Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (PCL), X

 Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) announced $0.17 per diluted share compared with $0.57 per diluted share last year. analysts average $0.16. PCL beats by $0.01.

 
Fourth quarter earnings were $28 million on revenues of $258 million. Earnings for the fourth quarter of 2008 were $95 million on revenues of $461 million. 
 
Rick Holley, president and chief executive officer said "Our fourth quarter results came in much as we anticipated with stable to improving timber prices and seasonally better land sales activity."
 
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT).
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) announced 38 cents per share compared to 40 cents per share in the same period of 2008. analysts average $0.37. MDU beats by $0.01.
 
Fourth quarter of 2009 the company had consolidated earnings of $72.5 million compared to $72.8 million in the same period of 2008. 
 
Decline in earnings related primarily to lower natural gas and oil prices.
 
MDU Resources Group, Inc. operates as a natural resource company in the United States. 
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AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share of common stock, payable on March 10, 2010 to shareholders of record on February 12, 2010.
 
AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless, and electrical steels, and tubular products primarily in the United States and internationally. 
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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced the regular quarterly dividend of 34 cents per share on its common stock, payable on March 10, to stockholders of record on Feb. 5.
 
Norfolk Southern Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. 
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Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share on its Common Stock.  The dividend is payable on March 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 19, 2010.  
 
Callaway Golf Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells golf clubs and golf balls in the United States and internationally.
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United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of five cents per share on U. S. Steel Common Stock.  The dividend is payable March 10, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business February 10, 2010.
 
United States Steel Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of steel products primarily in North America and Europe. 
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Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.03 per share. The dividend is payable on April 12, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2010.
 
Legg Mason, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified group of global asset management firm serving individual and institutional investors worldwide. 
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Stocks: PCL, MDU, AKS, NSC, ELY, X, LM