MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2008--The Board of Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc., (NYSE: BCR) today declared a
regular quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share on Bard's common stock.
The current indicated annual dividend rate is 64 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on February 6, 2009 to shareholders of record at the
close of business on January 26, 2009.
C. R. Bard, Inc., (www.crbard.com),
headquartered in Murray Hill, N.J., is a leading multinational
developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative,
life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology,
oncology and surgical specialty products.
CONTACT: C. R. Bard, Inc.
Eric J. Shick, 908-277-8413
Vice President, Investor Relations
Source: C. R. Bard, Inc.