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|Includes: General Mills, Inc. (GIS), NFG, PCG, SPLS

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) reported, excluding mark-to-market effects in both years, earnings per share were $0.64 for the first quarter of 2011 matching year-ago results. analysts average $0.63. GIS beats by $0.01.

Net sales for the 13 weeks ended Aug. 29, 2010, grew 1 percent to $3.53 billion.
General Mills, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded consumer foods worldwide. 
Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.09 per share. The dividend is payable on October 14, 2010, to shareholders of record on September 24, 2010.
Staples, is the world’s largest office products company. 
PG&E Corporation's (NYSE: PCG) Board of Directors declared a third quarter 2010 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock will be payable on October 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2010
PG&E Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a public utility company that engages in electricity and natural gas distribution primarily in northern and central California. 
The Board of Directors of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) approved payment of a regular quarterly dividend of 34.5 cents per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable October 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2010. National Fuel has paid dividends for 108 consecutive years and has increased its annual dividend for 40 straight years. In June 2010, the dividend increased 3 percent.
National Fuel is an integrated energy company. 
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