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|Includes: AAP, FedEx Corporation (FDX), FLS, ROST, SUG

 FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported earnings of $0.76 per diluted share for the third quarter ended February 28, compared to $0.31 per diluted share a year ago. Analysts average $0.72. FDX beats by $0.04.

Third quarter revenue of $8.70 billion, up 7% from $8.14 billion a year ago. 
FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally.
Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended January 30, 2010 of $1.16, up 53% from $.76 for the 13 weeks ended January 31, 2009. analysts average $1.16. ROST in line.
Sales for the fourth quarter ended January 30, 2010 grew 14% to $1.980 billion, with comparable store sales up 10% over the prior year.
Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates two chains of off-price retail apparel and home accessories stores in the United States.
Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS) Board of Directors declared quarterly dividend increased to $0.29 per share from $0.27 per share, or 7.4%, payable April 7, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 24, 2010.
Flowserve Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells precision-engineered flow control equipment, as well as provides a range of aftermarket equipment services.
The Board of Directors of Southern Union Company (NYSE:SUG) declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on April 9, 2010, to holders of record at the close of business on March 26, 2010.
Southern Union Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the gathering, processing, transportation, storage, and distribution of natural gas in the United States. 
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share to be paid on April 9, 2010 to stockholders of record as of March 26, 2010.
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items to do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-for-me customers. 
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