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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'