Business News Archive - January 22, 2010

WUHAN, Hubei, China, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Automotive Systems, Inc.

COVINGTON, La., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2009 financial results at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, February 11, 2010.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SUSS) said today it expects to report a same-store merchandise sales decline of approximately 1.2 percent for the fourth quarter of 2009 and growth of approximately 3.3 percent for the full year.

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access the Q1 earnings teleconference scheduled for 10:00 a.m.

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 14th, Federal U.S. District Judge Richard J.

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the first quarter of fiscal 2010, Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) reported a double-digit increase in sales as well as record quarterly earnings.

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported full-year 2009 revenue of $4.29 billion and income of $70.6 million, or $0.30 per share, from continuing operations.

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a continuation of the Company's stock repurchase program. Previously, the Board had approved repurchasing a cumulative total of 12,500,000 shares.

DALLAS, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported that net sales in the fourth quarter of 2009 increased 8.4 percent to $5.0 billion, including an approximate 5 percent benefit from stronger foreign currency exchange rates.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.