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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Tuesday Sep 29, 2009

|Includes: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM), DE, FBNC, MDT, RLI, TPGI

 Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) announced a net loss of $0.16 per diluted share, compared $0.47 per diluted share, for the year-earlier period. 

 
Net loss of $3.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 compared with net income of $11.1 million last year.
 
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. engages in the production, grading, packaging, marketing, and distribution of shell eggs primarily in the southeastern, southwestern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. 
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Covidien (NYSE: COV) to Acquire Aspect Medical Systems, Inc. a global market leader in brain monitoring technology. 
 
Covidien will pay $12.00 in cash per Aspect share for a total of approximately $210 million, net of cash and short-term investments acquired. 
 
Covidien plc engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings worldwide.
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The RLI Corp. (NYSE: RLI) board of directors has declared a third quarter cash dividend of $0.27 per share. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2009, to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2009. RLI has paid dividends for 133 consecutive quarters and increased dividends in each of the last 34 years.
 
RLI Corp., through its subsidiaries, underwrites property and casualty insurance primarily in the United States. 
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The Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.28 a share on common stock, payable November 2, 2009, to stockholders of record on September 30, 2009.
 
Deere & Company manufactures and distributes products and services for agriculture and forestry worldwide.
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Thomas Properties Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPGI) announced that its Board of Directors has declared its third quarter 2009 dividend of $0.0125 per common share. The dividend will be paid on October 14, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2009.
 
Thomas Properties Group, Inc. is a full-service real estate company that owns, acquires, develops and manages office, retail and multi-family properties throughout the United States. 
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The Board of Directors of First Bancorp (Nasdaq: FBNC), has declared a cash dividend of $0.08 per share payable October 23, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2009. 
 
First Bancorp operates as a bank holding company for First Bank that provides a range of banking services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. 
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HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: HFBC) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share. The dividend will be paid on October 15, 2009, to stockholders of record as of September 30, 2009.
 
HopFed Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Heritage Bank that provides commercial banking services in western Kentucky, and middle and western Tennessee. 
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