Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced, excluding items, EPS was $0.42 compared with $0.46 last year. Analysts average 0.39. GLW beats by $0.03.
Sales were $1.5 billion, up 6% sequentially.
Corning Incorporated manufactures and processes specialty glass and ceramics products worldwide.
Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) reported $1.44 per share (basic and diluted), compared to $1.38 per share (basic and diluted) in the third quarter of 2008. Analysts average 1.52. LO misses by $0.08.
Net income in the third quarter of 2009 was $235 million, compared to $237 million last year.
Lorillard, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes in the United States.
American Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMSWA) Board of Directors authorized the Company's next quarterly dividend of $0.09 per common share, which is payable on December 1, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 19, 2009."
American Software, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and supports a portfolio of software and services that deliver enterprise management and collaborative supply chain solutions worldwide.
Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per common share. The dividend is payable on December 2, 2009 to shareholders of record on November 18, 2009.
Bunge Limited engages in the agriculture and food business worldwide.
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.28 per share for the third quarter of 2009. The common stock dividend is payable on November 19, 2009 to common stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 30, 2009.
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation is a real estate investment trust.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., (NYSE: MSM), announced that its Board of Directors has declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable on November 13, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 30, 2009.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets various industrial products to various industrial customers.
The Board of Directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN), has increased the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 41.5 cents from 39.5 cents per share, an increase of 5 percent. The dividends will be paid Nov. 13, 2009, to shareholders of record on Oct. 30, 2009.
NW Natural will have paid $1.60 per share in dividends on its common stock in 2009, the 54th consecutive year in which the company's dividend payments have increased. The indicated annual dividend rate is now $1.66 per share.
Northwest Natural Gas Company, doing business as NW Natural, engages in the storage and distribution of natural gas in Oregon, Washington and California.
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