Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) reported $0.74 per diluted class A common share compared with $0.58 last year. Analysts average 0.72. V beats by $0.02.
Adjusted quarterly net income of $552 million compared with $448 million a year ago.
Visa, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates retail electronic payments network worldwide.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) reported $0.81 per diluted share, compared with $1.37 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2008. Analysts average 0.78. NSC beats by $0.03.
Net income of $303 million compared with $520 million last year.
Norfolk Southern Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods.
Duncan Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: DEP) announced that the board of directors of its general partner declared an increase in its quarterly cash distribution rate paid to partners to $0.44 per common unit, or $1.76 per unit on an annualized basis. The cash distribution will be paid Thursday, November 5, 2009, to unitholders of record at the close of business on Friday, October 30, 2009. This distribution represents a 4.8 percent increase from the $0.42 per unit distribution declared for the third quarter of 2008 and is the fourth consecutive quarterly distribution increase.
Duncan Energy Partners L.P. engages in gathering, transporting, marketing, and storing natural gas, as well as in transporting and storing natural gas liquids (NGLs) and petrochemicals in the United States.
CCA Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CAW), announced that the board of directors declared a $0.07 cash dividend payable to all shareholders of record November 2, 2009 payable on December 2, 2009, the twenty-second consecutive dividend paid by the company.
CCA Industries, Inc. manufactures and markets health and beauty aids, each under its individual brand name.
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (NYSE: MI) announced its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.01 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on December 11, 2009, to common stock shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2009.
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation provides diversified financial services to corporate, institutional, government, and individual customers in the United States.
Directors of Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per share payable November 13, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 30, 2009.
Pentair, Inc. operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing company primarily in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share on its common stock payable December 10, 2009 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on November 25, 2009.
Vulcan Materials Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of basic materials for the infrastructure primarily in the United States.
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