The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced $0.23 per diluted share compared with $2.65 per share, for the first quarter ended August 31, 2008. analysts average 0.35. MOS misses by $0.12.
Net earnings were $100.6 million for the first quarter. These results compare with net earnings of $1.2 billion for the first quarter ended August 31, 2008.
The Mosaic Company engages in the production and marketing of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the agriculture industry in the United States and internationally.
Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN) reported diluted net earnings per share (DEPS) of $0.39. In the prior year, the Company reported record DEPS of $0.88 in the fourth quarter.
Fourth quarter 2009 sales were $155 million, 32% lower than the comparable prior year results.
Robbins & Myers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies engineered equipment and systems for various applications in energy, industrial, chemical, and pharmaceutical markets worldwide.
MOCON, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOCO) Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share, payable on November 20, 2009, to shareholders of record on November 6, 2009.
The Company has provided stockholders with quarterly dividends for the 85th consecutive quarter. Prior to the present policy of quarterly dividends, the Company had been paying dividends on a semi-annual basis since 1984.
MOCON, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services products used to detect, measure, and monitor gases and chemical compounds.
Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.15 per share, which will be payable on October 30, 2009 to shareholders of record on October 16, 2009.
Foot Locker, Inc. is a specialty athletic retailer that operates approximately 3,600 stores in 21 countries in North America, Europe and Australia.
The Board of Directors for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share, payable October 30, 2009, to shareholders of record as of October 16, 2009.
Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer in the United States and Canada.
The board of directors of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) declared the 2009 fourth quarter dividend of $0.15 per share.
The dividend will be paid Nov. 2 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 16. BB&T has paid a cash dividend to shareholders every year since 1903.
BB&T Corporation operates as the holding company for Branch Banking and Trust Company that provides banking and trust services for small and mid-size businesses, public agencies, local governments, and individuals in the United States.
The Board of Directors of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) has declared a dividend of $0.145 per share on EOG's Common Stock, payable October 30, 2009 to stockholders of record as of October 16, 2009. The indicated annual rate is $0.58.
EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil primarily in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom North Sea, and China.
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