Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced earnings per share were $0.91 versus $0.97 in the prior year fourth quarter. analysts average $0.90. HON beats by $0.01.
Fourth quarter sales were $8.1 billion versus $8.7 billion in 2008 partly due to lower sales from the aerospace and automation units.
Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) reported earnings of $1.53 per share diluted compared with $2.44 per share diluted last year. analysts average $1.70. CVX misses by $0.17.
Earnings were $3.07 billion for the fourth quarter 2009, compared with $4.90 billion in the fourth quarter 2008. Chevron’s Chairman and CEO, John Watson said "Earnings decreased in 2009 as a result of lower crude oil and natural gas prices and a decline in refined product sales margins, driven by a weak global economy."
Chevron Corporation operates as an integrated energy company worldwide.
The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) declared a quarterly dividend of 45.75 cents per share of common stock. Dividends are pay able on March 20, 2010, to shareholders of record Feb. 26, 2010.
Dominion Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity.
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.095 per share to be paid on March 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 12, 2010.
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food retailer in the United States.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular cash dividend of $0.01 per share of its common shares. The dividend is payable Mar. 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on Mar. 2, 2010.
KeyCorp operates as the holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States.
Genesis Energy, L.P. (AMEX:GEL) announced that it will pay a regular quarterly distribution of $0.36 per Common Unit for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. The distribution will be paid on February 12, 2010, to Common Unitholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2010. This distribution represents an increase of approximately 9.1% over the fourth quarter 2008 quarterly distribution of $0.33 per unit. This is the eighteenth consecutive quarter in which Genesis has increased its quarterly distribution.
Genesis Energy, L.P. together with its subsidiaries operates in the midstream segment of the oil and gas industry in the Gulf Coast area of the United States.
The Board of Directors of The Adams Express Company (NYSE: ADX) declared a dividend of $0.05 per share, payable March 1, 2010, to stockholders of record February 12, 2010.
The Adams Express Company is a publicly owned investment manager.
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