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2014-04-23 08:21:14

- EPS Increase to $2.63 FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) reported first quarter 2014 net earnings increased 18 percent to $579 million, or $2.63 per diluted share, compared to $489 million, or $2.03 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2013. First quarter 2014 earnings include a $51 million, $0.23 per share, tax benefit resulting from the partial resolution of the Internal Revenue Service examination of the company's 2007-2009...

2014-04-22 08:22:12

- Q1 diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.01 up 15 percent GLENVIEW, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today reported first quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.01, 15 percent higher than the prior year period. The stronger-than-expected EPS was driven by meaningful contributions from ongoing enterprise initiatives and accelerated share repurchase. Key highlights for the 2014 first quarter financial...

2014-04-21 08:27:12

DALLAS, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported first quarter 2014 results and confirmed its previous guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share. Executive Summary -- First quarter 2014 net sales of $5.3 billion decreased 1 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4 percent, including a 12 percent increase in K-C International. Organic sales exclude the impact of changes in foreign...

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,...

2014-04-10 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...

2014-04-09 12:20:32

PEORIA, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of sixty cents ($0.60) per share of common stock, payable May 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 21, 2014. "I am pleased to announce we are maintaining Caterpillar's dividend. Our global team's 2013 operational performance delivered record cash flow and resulted in the strongest balance sheet in more...

2014-04-08 12:36:41

Winvestor Optimizer B.V. has today announced the launch of Winvestor.com, a dramatic solution to conducting fundamental analysis for accurate stock investing VENLO, Netherlands, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winvestor Optimizer B.V. has officially unveiled the company's new online portal, Winvestor.com, and what promises to be the solution to both professional stockbrokers' and individual investors' woes when it comes to conducting stock analysis to ensure accurate, positive...

2014-04-01 16:26:20

-Record FY 2013 Gross Revenues of $9,369,901, up 163.89% Year-over-Year NANFENG, China, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Fruits Corporation (CHFR) ("China Fruits" or "the Company"), a producer and distributor of fresh tangerine and other fresh fruits in the People's Republic of China, today released its financial results of fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Fiscal Year 2013 Highlights -- Gross revenues were $9,369,901, which increased 163.89% year-over-year,...

2014-03-31 20:23:26

($ in thousands) COPPELL, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Costar Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Markets Group: CSTI), reported its unaudited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013 that has been reviewed by the independent accounting firm Rothstein, Kass & Company, P.C. Highlights for the Year Ended December 31, 2013 vs December 31, 2012 -- Net income increased by 222%, to $1,907, from $592, the third consecutive profitable year. --...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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