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|Includes: NTRS, PEG, V, Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) reported, excluding items, earnings per share (NYSEARCA:EPS) were $1.37 compared with same period last year of $0.92. analysts average $1.41. XOM misses by $0.04.

Earnings were $6,300 million, an increase of 38% or $1,750 million from the first quarter of 2009 due to higher crude oil realizations and stronger chemical margins offset by the downstream industry margins which remained weak.
Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration, production, transportation, and sale of crude oil and natural gas.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.125 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on June 2, 2010 to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of May 14, 2010.
About Visa:  Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network providing processing services and payment product platforms. 
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per share on its common stock ($1.66-2/3 par value).  The dividend is payable on July 1, 2010, to stockholders of record on its transfer books at 5:00 p.m., Chicago time, on June 10, 2010.
Northern Trust Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides asset servicing, fund administration, investment management, banking, and fiduciary solutions for corporations, institutions, and individuals worldwide. 
The board of directors of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) declared a quarterly dividend of 34.25 cents per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2010. All dividends for the second quarter are payable on or before June 30, 2010, to stockholders of record on June 9, 2010.
Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) is a publicly traded diversified energy company 
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