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MJN, NHPR, XOM, QEP - Stock Report! March 13th 2011

|Includes: QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP)


Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) announced that its board of directors had declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of $0.26 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. The dividend will be paid on April 1, 2011, to shareholders of record at close of business on March 18, 2011.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children’s nutritional products, and other nutritional products in North America, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.

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