Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) reported fourth quarter 2009 adjusted diluted EPS was 28 cents, compared to 27 cents for fourth quarter 2008. analysts average $0.25. DUK beats by $0.03.
The company was able to achieve this performance in part by exceeding its target of reducing operations and maintenance costs by $150 million in 2009.
Duke Energy Corporation operates as an energy company in the Americas.
NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) reported $.70/share compared with $.59/share for the fourth quarter in 2008.
Consolidated net income for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009, was $25.6 million over $21.3 million, for the fourth quarter in 2008. The increase was nearly entirely due to a decrease in income tax expense.
NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska.
The Directors of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) have authorized a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share. The dividend is payable April 2, 2010 to shareholders of record March 12, 2010. Johnson Controls has paid consecutive dividends since 1887.
Johnson Controls, Inc. operates in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide.
Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share for the first quarter of 2010. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 26, 2010.
Crane Co. manufactures engineered industrial products in the United States and internationally.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on Bank of America common stock of $0.01 per share, payable on March 26, 2010 to shareholders of record as of March 5, 2010.
Bank of America Corporation, a financial holding company, provides a range of banking and nonbanking financial services and products in the United States and internationally.
UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) declared a $0.185 quarterly cash dividend, payable on April 1, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 11, 2010.
UMB Financial Corporation, a multi-bank holding company, provides various banking and other financial services in the United States.
Directors of UGI Corp. (NYSE: UGI) declared the quarterly dividend of $0.20 a share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable April 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2010.UGI has paid common dividends for 125 consecutive years and raised its dividend in each of the last 22 years.
UGI Corporation, through its subsidiaries, distributes and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally.
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