Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) Receives Binding Offer of EUR1.275 Billion From Unilever for its Global Body Care Business
Brenda C. Barnes, Sara Lee Corp chairman and chief executive officer, said "We intend to use proceeds from the divestiture to invest for growth in our core businesses and to repurchase stock."
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) reported earnings per share of $0.57 compared with $0.52
last year. analysts average 0.54. MKC beats by $0.03.
In the third quarter of 2009, sales increased 1% and in local currency rose 6% with increases in both the consumer and industrial businesses.
McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a specialty food company, engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of flavor products and other specialty food products to the food industry worldwide.
The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share, payable October 15, 2009 to all common stockholders of record on October 1, 2009.
The Valspar Corporation manufactures and distributes coatings, paints, and related products primarily in the United States and internationally.
The Board of Directors of Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB), has declared a quarterly dividend of 5 cents per share on Class B Common Stock and 4.5 cents per share on Class A Common Stock payable October 15, 2009, to Share Owners of record on September 25, 2009.
Kimball International, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic assemblies and furniture in the United States and internationally.
The Board of Directors of Apache Corporation (NYSE: APA) has declared regular cash dividends on the company's common shares. The dividend is payable on Nov. 23, 2009, to stockholders of record on Oct. 22, 2009, at the rate of 15 cents per share.
Apache Corporation is a large oil and gas independent with operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea, Egypt, Australia and Argentina.
Superior Industries International, Inc. (NYSE:SUP) announced that it will distribute a regular quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of the Corporation in the amount of $0.16 per share payable October 16, 2009 to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2009.
Superior Industries International, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of aluminum road wheels to original equipment manufacturers primarily in North America.
The Board of Directors of XTO Energy Inc. (NYSE: XTO) declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12.5 cents per share on the Company's outstanding Common Stock payable October 15, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2009.
XTO Energy Inc. is a domestic energy producer engaged in the acquisition, development and discovery of quality, long-lived oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
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