Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) announced that income from continuing operations were $0.28 per diluted share compared with same period last year of $0.52. analysts average $0.27. HAL beats by $0.01.
Consolidated revenue in the fourth quarter of 2009 was $3.7 billion, compared to $3.6 billion in the third quarter of 2009.
Halliburton Company provides various products and services to the energy industry for the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties worldwide.
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) reported 64 cents per share, compared to 41 cents per share last year. analysts average $0.57. ALB beats by $0.07.
Fourth quarter 2009 earnings of $62.3 million compared to $13.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2008.
Albemarle Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of engineered specialty chemicals.
The Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.18 per share. The dividend is payable on March 12, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 26, 2010.
Cabot Corporation provides specialty chemicals and performance materials worldwide.
The Board of Directors of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.31 per share payable February 16, 2010 to shareholders of record February 1, 2010.
Paychex, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany.
The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $.12 per share, payable March 4, 2010, to shareholders of record on February 11, 2010.
The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the United States and internationally.
The Board of Directors of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) declared a dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend is payable February 15, 2010 to stockholders of record February 1, 2010.
Matthews International Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets memorialization products and brand solutions for the cemetery and funeral home industries in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular cash dividend on its common stock of 6 cents-per-share. The dividend is payable on March 1, 2010 to stockholders of record on February 15, 2010.
Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company.
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