Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) to Acquire Affiliated Computer Services for $6.4 billion.
Ursula M. Burns, Xerox chief executive officer said "The revenue we generate from services will triple from $3.5 billion in 2008 to an estimated $10 billion next year."
Xerox Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, servicing, and financing of document equipment, software, solutions, and services worldwide.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell Announce Strategic Collaboration to Develop Innovative Products. Johnson & Johnson, has also purchased 18% of Crucell's outstanding ordinary shares, for euro 301.8 million.
Johnson & Johnson engages in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide.
Abbott (NYSE: ABT) to Acquire Solvay Pharmaceuticals Business for $6.6 billion providing Abbott with a large and complementary portfolio of pharmaceutical products and a significant presence in key global emerging markets.
Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide.
Directors of Lawson Products, Inc., (NASDAQ: LAWS) declared a dividend of $.06 per share on common shares, an increase of $.03 from the previous quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable October 13, 2009 to stockholders of record September 29, 2009.
Lawson Products, Inc. distributes and markets systems, services, and products to the industrial, commercial, institutional, and governmental maintenance repair and operations marketplace in the United States and Canada.
Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD) announced that its board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.04 per share on Pioneer’s outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable October 9, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2009.
Pioneer is a large independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, South Africa and Tunisia.
Oriental Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: OFG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per common share payable on October 15, 2009, to holders of record on September 30, 2009.
Oriental Financial Group Inc., a financial holding company, provides a range of financial products and services primarily in Puerto Rico and Florida.
Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: WW) announced that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per common share. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2009.
Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Inc. provides human capital and financial management consulting services worldwide.
Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) announced that the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of 4 cents per share on the Class A and Class B Common Stock of the Company payable November 2, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2009.
Dillard's, Inc. operates as an apparel and home furnishing retailer in the United States.
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