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|Includes: Commercial Metals Company (CMC), CPB, NLY, PKE, PNY, WLTW

 Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:  CMC) reported a net loss of $0.28 per share. This compares $0.49 per diluted share last year. analysts average -$0.04. CMC misses by $0.24.

The company reported a net loss of $31.2 million for the quarter, compared with net earnings of $62.0 million last year.
Commercial Metals Company recycles, manufactures, fabricates and distributes steel and metal products, and related materials and services through a network of locations located throughout the United States and internationally. 
Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE: PKE) reported diluted earnings per share were $0.35 compared with $0.14 last year. 
The company reported sales of $46,088,000 for its 2010 fiscal year third quarter ended November 29, 2009 compared to sales of $49,166,000 for last fiscal year’s third quarter ended November 30, 2008.
Park Electrochemical Corp. (Park) is a global materials company, which develops and manufactures digital and radio frequency (NYSE:RF)/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and Internet infrastructure and computing markets, and composite materials and parts principally for the aerospace markets.
Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) Board of Directors, announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on Common Stock of $0.27 cents per share, payable January 15, 2010, to holders of record at the close of business on December 28, 2009.
Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., an energy services company, engages in the distribution of natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation customers in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa & JWb), announced that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share on its Class A and Class B Common Stock, payable on January 14, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 28, 2009.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, publishes print and electronic products that provide content and digital solutions.
The Board of Directors of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) declared the fourth quarter 2009 common stock cash dividend of $0.75 per common share. This dividend is payable January 28, 2009 to common shareholders of record on December 29, 2009. The ex-dividend date is December 24, 2009.
Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a real estate investment trust, engages in the ownership, management, and financing of a portfolio of investment securities. 
Willis Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:WSH) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.26 per share, or an annual rate of $1.04 per share. The dividend is payable on January 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 30, 2009.
Willis Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services worldwide.
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) announced that the company's Board of Directors has approved a 10 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.275 per share from $0.25 per share, effective in the second quarter of fiscal 2010. The dividend is payable on Feb. 1, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 30, 2009.
Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide.
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