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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Friday Sep 18, 2009

|Includes: ATU, CMCSA, DFS, FedEx Corporation (FDX), GRMN, POR, WIN

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported earnings of $0.58 per diluted share for the first quarter ended August 31, compared to $1.23 per diluted share a year ago. analysts average were 0.58. FDX in line.

 
Revenue of $8.01 billion, down 20% from $9.97 billion a year ago.
 
FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally. 
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Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) reported diluted EPS of $1.07, up $0.70 from the third quarter of 2008. analysts average were -0.11. DFS beats by $1.18.
 
Net income for the quarter ended Aug. 31, 2009 were $577 million, up $397 million from the third quarter of 2008.
 
Discover Financial Services, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a credit card issuer and electronic payment services company primarily in the United States. 
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Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA), announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.0675 a share on the Company’s common stock. The quarterly dividend is payable on October 28, 2009, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 7, 2009.
 
Comcast Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides cable services in the United States.
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Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) Board of Directors has approved an annual cash dividend of $0.75 per share. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record on December 1, 2009 and will be paid on December 15, 2009.
 
Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture, and market global positioning system (NYSE:GPS)-enabled products and other navigation, communication, and information products worldwide.
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Windstream Corporation’s (NYSE: WIN) board of directors declared regular quarterly dividends on the company’s common stock.
The 25-cent dividend is payable Oct. 15, 2009, to stockholders of record as of Sept. 30, 2009.
 
Windstream Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various telecommunications services in rural communities in the United States.
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Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend on the Company’s common stock. The Board declared a dividend of $0.04 per common share payable on October 15, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2009.
 
Actuant Corporation manufactures industrial products and systems worldwide.
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The Board of Directors of Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 25.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable on or before Oct. 15, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 25, 2009.
 
Portland General Electric Company (PGE) operates as an integrated electric utility in Oregon. 
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