Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) announced $0.63 per share, compared to $0.64 per share a year ago. analysts average $0.62. PGN beats by $0.01
Second-quarter ongoing earnings were $181 million compared to $181 million last year. The significant drivers in ongoing earnings per share were favorable weather, the impact of the repowered Bartow Plant.
Progress Energy, Inc., an utility holding company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.125 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on September 1, 2010, to all holders of record of the Company's class A, class B and class C common stock as of August 13, 2010.*
Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network providing processing services and payment product platforms/
DuPont (NYSE: DD) declared a third quarter common stock dividend of 41 cents per share payable September 10 to stockholders of record August 13. This is the 424th consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in the fourth quarter of 1904.
DuPont (www.dupont.com) is a science-based products and services company.
The Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 1, 2010, to stockholders of record on August 13, 2010. This marks the 272nd consecutive quarter - dating back to 1942 - that the company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders.
Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) is one of the nation's premier energy companies.
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