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|Includes: Casey's General Stores, Inc. (CASY), CI, CL, NCMI, NEM

 Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASY) reported $0.34 in basic earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 ended January 31, 2010, compared to $0.28 for the same quarter a year ago. analysts average $0.38. CASY misses by $0.04.

Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the "Casey's General Store", "HandiMart", and "Just Diesel" brand names in the Midwestern states.
National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) reported $0.26 per diluted share, compared to a net loss $(0.33) per diluted share last year. analysts average $0.25. NCMI beats by $0.01.
Net income for the fourth quarter of 2009 was $11.2 million compared to a net loss of $13.8 million for the comparable quarter last year.
National CineMedia, Inc. operates a digital in-theatre network in North America. 
The board of directors of CIGNA Corporation (NYSE: CI) declared an annual dividend of $0.04 per common share, payable on April 12, 2010, to shareholders of record as of March 11, 2010.
CIGNA (NYSE:CI), a global health service company, is dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. 
The Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock, payable March 30, 2010 to holders of record at the close of business on March 12, 2010. 
Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of gold and copper properties.
The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) increased the ongoing quarterly common stock cash dividend by 20%. The increase will be effective as of the second quarter, 2010. The new rate of $.53 per share is up from $.44. The Board declared that the second quarter dividend is to be paid on May 14, 2010 to shareholders of record as of April 26, 2010. On an annual basis, the new dividend rate is $2.03 vs. $1.72 per share previously. The Company has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1895.
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide.
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