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Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA): Only five months following a category F4 tornado’s direct hit to the Henryville Schools in Indiana, students have returned to a newly rebuilt facility. Entrances and windows from Kawneer Company, Inc. and Traco, both top Alcoa Building and Construction Systems’ brands, were used to assist in the rebuilding of schools. Shares of Alcoa Inc. are trading 0.58% lower today.

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Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) reported Q2 revenues totalling $1.22 billion, up 4.4 percent on the year. Analysts were expecting the company to report revenues with an average of $1.24 billion. Sales increased because of new store openings, totaling 18 during the quarter. Shares of Big Lots, Inc. are trading 1.45% higher today.

Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL): To reflect its strong operational performance, record high orderbacklog, and the strong market outlook, Seadrill increased its quarterly cash dividend to 84c. Shares of Seadrill Ltd are trading 0.56% higher today.

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) sees its FY13 revenue at $2.62 billion to $2.72 billion, consensus $2.71 billion. Shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. are trading 6.02% higher today.

Research in Motion (NYSE:RIMM) shares increased over 4 percent early on Monday following iPhone maker Apple Inc’s winning of a crucial victory in a patent dispute against Samsung which may disrupt the balance of power within the ultra-competitive smartphone sector.

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