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|Includes: HAL, LMT, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), PEP

 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced $1.31 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2010, compared with $0.84 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2009. analysts average $1.33. OXY misses by $0.02.

Net income were $1.1 billion compared with $682 million last year.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company. 
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:  LMT) Board of Directors authorized a third quarter 2010 dividend of $0.63 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 24, 2010 to holders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 1, 2010.
Lockheed Martin is a global security company. 
The Board of Directors of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP)  declared a quarterly dividend of $0.48 per share on PepsiCo common stock.  The dividend is payable September 30, 2010, to shareholders of record on September 3, 2010.  This quarterly dividend is a 7 percent increase versus the comparable year-earlier period.
PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands. 
Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) board of directors declared a 2010 third quarter dividend of nine cents ($0.09) a share on the company’s common stock payable September 21, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2010.
Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. 
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