Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported $0.53 per diluted share versus the prior year period’s adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.35. analysts average $0.43. BBY beats by $0.10.
Reported net earnings were $227 million compared with $52 million for the prior year period.
Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a specialty retailer in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Europe.
The board of directors of Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share on the common stock. The dividend is payable January 4, 2010 to stockholders of record December 18, 2009.
Viad Corp provides exhibition and event services, and travel and recreation services.
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per share, a 20 percent increase from its previous quarterly dividend rate of 15 cents per share. This dividend is payable on January 12, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 18, 2009.
The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets turf maintenance equipment and precision irrigation systems to help customers worldwide care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields.
World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0375 per share payable on January 6, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 18, 2009.
World Fuel Services Corporation engages in the marketing and sale of marine, aviation, and land fuel products and related services worldwide.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN) announced that the board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock (Nasdaq: HBAN) of $0.01 per common share. The dividend is payable January 4, 2010, to shareholders of record on December 18, 2009.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as the holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial and consumer banking services.
Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE: VGR) announced that it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.40 per share. The dividend is payable on December 30, 2009 to holders of record as of December 18, 2009.
Vector Group Ltd., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes in the United States.
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