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The First Of Long (NASDAQ:FLIC) declared a Q3 cash dividend of 25c per share, representing an 8.7 percent rise over the 23c per share dividend declared in the same quarter the previous year. The dividend is to be paid on October 12 to shareholders of record as of October 3. The shares closed at $30.89, down $0.04 or 0.13% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $21.55 to $31.25.
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General Electric Com (NYSE:GE): GE’s Energy Storage business recently announced that it has received $63 million in new Durathon battery orders since its launch in July. In the initial weeks of operation, it secured 10 new telecom customer orders spanning various regions like Africa, Asia, India and the U.S., powering over 3,500 cell towers. The shares closed at $22.43, up $0.19 or 0.85% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $14.02 to $22.37.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will add new features to Google Maps for its Android operating system today, The New York Times reports. The new features are intended to make more simple to search for places and to personalize searches. Also, Today, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) should release its iOS6 operating system, which ceased the use of Google Maps, the publication noted. The shares closed at $727.50, up $9.22 or 1.28% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $480.60 to $718.66.
HSBC Holdings Plc (NYSE:HBC): The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee’s minutes were released today suggesting that eight of the committee’s nine members have an open mind in regards to increasing the bank’s quantitative easing program, The Associated Press reports. Many analysts believe that the bank will authorize the rise in November. The shares closed at $47.65, up $0.58 or 1.23% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $35.72 to $47.64.
Home Depot (NYSE:HD): Growing restaurant chains assist in reshaping the commercial landscape as the economy continues to be slow, according to the Wall Street Journal. There have been fewer new mall openings and more spaces have been left vacant by struggling or failed retailers, but there continues to be a new opportunity for the few restaurant chains that have continued expansion. The shares closed at $59.47, up $0.61 or 1.04% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $31.03 to $59.71.
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