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2014-04-17 23:13:35

Financing Business Growth: There Are Alternatives to Debt San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 It looks like the U.S. is close to the economic turning point when interest rates will likely rise and capital availability may tighten and it may be time to look beyond bank financing to fund business growth. For private, middle-market companies, the traditional sources of growth capital have been internal capital generation from profits, family and friends and bank lines of credit. But...

2014-04-17 16:23:23

TULSA, Okla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today increased ONEOK's quarterly cash dividend by 16 cents per share, or 40 percent, to 56 cents per share, effective for the first quarter 2014, resulting in an annualized cash dividend of $2.24 per share. The dividend is payable May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business April 30, 2014. "This latest dividend increase - our first as a pure-play general partner of...

2014-04-17 08:29:54

-- Reports quarterly revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 7% over the prior year DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dover (NYSE: DOV) announced today that for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, revenue was $1.9 billion, an increase of 7% over the prior year. The revenue increase was driven by organic growth of 4% and an increase of 3% from acquisitions. Earnings from continuing operations were $176.3 million, or $1.02 diluted earnings per share ("EPS"),...

2014-04-17 08:21:17

Diluted Earnings per Share up 17 Percent OMAHA, Neb., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Quarter Records -- Diluted earnings per share of $2.38 improved 17 percent. -- Operating revenues totaled $5.6 billion, up 7 percent. -- Operating income totaled $1.85 billion, up 14 percent. -- Operating ratio of 67.1 percent improved 2.0 points. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2014 first quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.38 per diluted share, compared...

2014-04-16 08:23:41

-- 17% increase in interim dividend to $0.70 per share HOUSTON and LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that its Supervisory Board has authorized the company's Management Board to declare an interim dividend of $0.70 per share, representing an increase of 17% to the company's first quarter 2014 interim dividend. The interim dividend will be paid May 12, 2014 to shareholders of record April 28, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of April 24,...

2014-04-15 12:28:23

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earningsource.com provides investors with earnings schedule updates throughout the earnings season. With timely information on past earnings performance and earnings projection for their upcoming quarterly release, our aim is to ensure shareholders and traders have an edge on their investment decisions on the following companies: United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2014-04-15 12:21:10

WOODSTOCK, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Contrans Group Inc. ("Contrans") (TSX Symbol CSS) announced today that it has declared a dividend of $0.15 per outstanding Class A Subordinate Voting Share and Class B Multiple Voting Share, payable on May 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2014. For Canadian resident shareholders the dividend declared above is designated as an "eligible dividend" for purposes of the enhanced...

2014-04-15 08:28:57

Sales of $18.1 Billion increased 3.5% Versus 2013 First Quarter; NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced sales of $18.1 billion for the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 3.5% as compared to the first quarter of 2013. Operational results increased 5.3% and the negative impact of currency was 1.8%. Domestic sales increased 2.2%. International sales increased 4.5%, reflecting operational growth of 7.9% and a...

2014-04-14 20:21:00

AMSTERDAM, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Supervisory Directors of Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: "CLB US" and NYSE Euronext: "CLB NA") has announced a cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock payable in the second quarter of 2014. On an annualized basis, this quarterly dividend would equal a total payout of $2.00 per share of common stock, if maintained for the entire year. The quarterly $0.50 per share cash dividend will be payable on 23 May 2014 to...

2014-04-10 16:21:40

BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Petroleum & Resources (NYSE: PEO) today declared an interim dividend of $0.10 per share, payable June 2, 2014, to shareholders of record May 14, 2014. This dividend represents the second payment this year toward the Fund's annual 6% minimum distribution rate commitment. In 2013, the Fund paid out distributions at an annual distribution rate of 7.2%. Details regarding the Fund's annual 6% minimum distribution rate...