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|Includes: BAC, Dillard's Inc. (DDS), IVZ, SPGI

 Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) announced, excluding items, $0.70 earnings per share, compared to $0.10 per share last year. analysts average $0.51. DDS beats by $0.19.

Net income for the 13 weeks ended May 1, 2010 was $48.8 million compared to net income for the 13 weeks ended May 2, 2009 were $7.7 million. 
Dillard's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel and home furnishing retailer in the United States. 
Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) declared a first-quarter cash dividend of 11 cents per share to holders of our common shares. The dividend is payable on June 9, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 24, 2010.
Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company
The Board of Directors of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.235 is payable on June 10, 2010, to shareholders of record on May 26, 2010.
The McGraw-Hill Companies has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 30 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 37 years.  The annualized rate of $0.94 per share, which includes a 4.4% increase approved by the Board in January of 2010, represents an average compound annual dividend growth rate of 9.9% since 1974.
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services and products to the education, financial services, and business information markets worldwide
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on Bank of America common stock of $0.01 per share, payable on June 25, 2010 to shareholders of record as of June 4, 2010.
Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions.
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