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CDTV.net Stock Market News and Dividend Report for Monday Dec 21, 2009

|Includes: AEO, ConAgra Brands, Inc. (CAG), GE, RBC, SUG, VMI, WBA

 ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) reported, excluding items, diluted EPS from continuing operations was $0.52 compared with $0.43 a year ago.  analysts average $0.47. CAG beats by $0.05.

 
Consumer Foods’ sales increased 3% and unit volumes increased by 2%.
 
ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company in North America and internationally.
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Walgreens Co. (NYSE: WAG) announced, excluding items, earnings per share were 52 cents per diluted share, a 19.5 percent increase from 41 cents per diluted share a year ago. analysts average $0.48. WAG beats by $0.04.
 
Net earnings for the quarter ended Nov. 30 were $489 million, a 19.6 percent increase from $408 million in the same quarter a year ago. 
 
Walgreen Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of drugstores in the United States. 
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The Board of Directors of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) has declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share payable on January 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 24, 2009. The dividend indicates an annual rate of 60.0 cents per share.
 
Valmont Industries, Inc. produces fabricated metal products; metal and concrete pole, and tower structures; and mechanized irrigation systems in the United States and internationally.
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Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) Board of Directors declared a dividend of $.16 per share payable on January 14, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 25, 2009. The dividend represents the 198th consecutive dividend declared by the Company.
 
Regal Beloit Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells electrical and mechanical products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, Australia, Thailand, Europe, and China. 
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The Board of Directors of Southern Union Company (NYSE:SUG) has approved its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on January 8, 2010, to holders of record at the close of business on December 25, 2009.
 
Southern Union Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the gathering, processing, transportation, storage, and distribution of natural gas in the United States.
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General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per outstanding share of its common stock. The fourth quarter dividend is payable January 25, 2010, to shareowners of record at the close of business on December 28, 2009. The ex-dividend date is December 23, 2009.
 
General Electric Company (GE) operates as a technology, media, and financial services company worldwide. 
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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, marking the company’s 22nd consecutive quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable on January 8, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 28, 2009.
 
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. operates as a retailer that engages in the design, marketing, and sale of clothing, accessories, and personal care products in the United States and Canada. 
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