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|Includes: HP Inc. (HPQ), JCI, MCK, PX

 HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2010, with Non-GAAP diluted EPS of $1.08, up from $0.92 in the prior-year period. analysts average $1.08. HPQ in line.

Net revenue were $30.7 billion, up 11.4% from a year earlier including a favorable currency benefit of approximately one percentage point.
HP is the world’s largest technology company. 
The Board of Directors of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) declared a regular dividend of eighteen cents per share on the Common Stock, payable on October 1, 2010, to stockholders of record on September 1, 2010.
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company. 
The Board of Directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on September 7, 2010.
Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2009 sales of $9 billion.
The Directors of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per common share. The dividend is payable October 4, 2010 to shareholders of record September 10, 2010. Johnson Controls has paid consecutive dividends since 1887.
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. 
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