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TAL International (TAL) Posts Q3 adj.-EPS of $0.60, Tops by 9c; Increases Quarterly Dividend 14.3% to $0.40, Yields 6.4%


TAL International Group, Inc. (TAL) reports Q3 adjustd EPS of $0.60, 9 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.51. Revenue for the quarter was $95.80 million, which compares to the estimate of $94.77 million. TAL’s Board of Directors has approved and declared a $0.40 per share quarterly cash dividend, $1.60 annualized. The dividend is a 14.3% increase over the current rate of $0.35. The dividend is payable on December 23, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 30, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 6.4%.... more


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California Water (CWT) Declares $0.2975 Quarterly Dividend; 3.2% Yield

California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared the company's 263rd consecutive quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.2975 per common share, $1.19 annualized. The dividend will be payable on November 19, 2010, to stockholders of record on November 8, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 4, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.2%.... more


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Willis Group (WSH) Posts Q3 adj.-EPS of $0.37, Tops by 6c; Declares $0.26 Quarterly Dividend; 3.2% Yield

Willis Group (NYSE: WSH) reports Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.37, 6 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.31. Revenue for the quarter was $733 million, which compares to the estimate of $736.20 million. The Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s ordinary shares of $0.26 per share, $1.04 annualized. The dividend is payable on January 14, 2011 to shareholders of record at December 31, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 3.2%.... more


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Buckeye Technologies (BKI) Declares $0.04 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield

Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.04 per common share, $0.16 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 11, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1%.... more


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NL Industries (NL) Declares $0.125 Quarterly Dividend; 4.6% Yield

NL Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NL) announced today that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.125 per Common share, $0.50 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 29, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 8, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 4.6%.... more


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Platinum Underwriter (PTP) Increases Common Buyback to $250M; Declares $0.08 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield

Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: PTP) announced that they have increased their current stock buyback program by $194.6 million to $250 million. About $55.4 million remains in the current program. The Company also announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per common share, $0.32 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 29, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 0.7%.... more


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Wausau Paper Corp. (WPP) Posts Q3 EPS of $0.20, Tops by 5c; Guides Q410 EPS; Declares $0.03 Quarterly Dividend, 1.4% Yield

Wausau Paper Corp. (WPP) reports Q3 EPS of $0.20, 5 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.15. Revenue for the quarter was $274.0 million, which compares to the estimate of $278.23 million. Declares a regular quarterly dividend of $0.03 per common share, $0.12 annualized. The dividend is payable November 30, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business November 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 1.4%. Q410 EPS $0.06 - $0.09, excluding Timberland sales gain. Consensus is expecting an EPS of $0.17.... more


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Marathon Oil (MRO) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend; 2.8% Yield

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced today that the Company's board of directors has declared a dividend of $0.25 per Common share, $1.00 annualized. The dividend is payable December 10, 2010, to stockholders of record on November 17, 2010. The ex-dividend date is November 15, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.8%.... more


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Manpower (MAN) Declares $0.37 Quarterly Dividend; 2.7% Yield

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) has declared a dividend of $0.37 per Common share, $1.48 annualized. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2010, to shareholders of record on December 3, 2010. The ex-dividend date is December 1, 2010. Yield on the dividend is 2.7%.... more


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Visa (V) Reports Inline Q4 EPS of 95c; Announces $1B Buyback, Raises Qtr. Dividend by 20%; Reaffirms Guidance

Visa (NYSE: V) reports Q4 EPS of $0.95, ex-items, inline with the analyst estimate of $0.95. Revenue for the quarter was $2.12 billion, which compares to the estimate of $2.09 billion. To buyback up to $1 billion in shares. Raises its quarter dividend by 20%. Reaffirms outlook.... more


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