Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) reported net income of $1.08 per diluted share compared to $1.31 per diluted share in the fourth quarter 2008. analysts average $1.04. UNP beats by $0.04.
2009 fourth quarter net income of $551 million compared to $661 million last year.
Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, provides rail transportation services in North America.
Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) reported, excluding items, diluted earnings per share was $.52 for the fourth quarter of 2009 and $.53 for the fourth quarter of 2008. analysts average $0.49. APH beats by $0.03.
Sales for the fourth quarter 2009 were $758.3 million compared to $755.3 million for the 2008 period.
Amphenol Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors and interconnect systems, and coaxial and flat-ribbon cables worldwide.
Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) announced quarterly dividends on common stock were declared by the Board of Directors. The common stock dividend is $.3950 per share payable on February 12, 2010, to shareowners of record on close of business January 29, 2010.
Alliant Energy Corporation operates in electric and gas utility businesses in the United States.
Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) announced that its Board of Directors declared* a quarterly dividend of $.25 per share. The dividend is payable March 16, 2010, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2010.
Tidewater Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides offshore supply vessels and marine support services to the offshore energy industry through the operation of fleet of offshore marine service vessels.
The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) Board of Directors has approved an increase in the annual dividend rate on the Company’s common stock, from $8.60 to $9.00 per share. The dividend for the first quarter of 2010,$2.25 per share, is payable on February 5, 2010, to shareholders of record on January 27, 2010.
The Washington Post Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company in the United States and internationally.
Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share. The dividend is payable April 15, 2010 for stockholders of record March 31, 2010.
Granite Construction Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a heavy civil construction contractor and a construction materials producer for public and private sector clients in the United States.
AZZ incorporated (NYSE: AZZ) announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share payable on February 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2010.
AZZ incorporated manufactures electrical equipment and components for power generation, transmission and distribution, and industrial markets in the United States and Canada.
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