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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share on Northrop Grumman common stock, payable June 14, 2003, to shareholders of record June 3, 2003. The board also declared a dividend of $1.75 per share on the company's Series B convertible preferred stock, payable July 15, 2003, to shareholders of record July 3, 2003.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Sara Lee with Securities Fraud -- SLE
NEW YORK, May 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division), case number 03 C 3274, against Sara Lee Corporation ("Sara Lee" or the "Company") (NYSE:SLE), the Company's Chief Executive Officer and the Company's Chief Financial Officer, on behalf of investors who purchased the securities of Sara Lee during the period between August 1, 2002 and April 24, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Axfood: New President at Hemkop
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carl-Erik Moller, Vice President and Head of Operations at Hemkopskedjan, has been named new President of Hemkop. Moller succeeds Lennart Andersson, who is leaving the company.
Prudential plc Scrip Dividend
LONDON, May 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prudential plc (NYSE:PUK) (LSE:PRU) announces that the reference price for the fully paid extra shares to be issued to shareholders who elected for the scrip dividend alternative for the 2002 final dividend is 394.80 pence per share.