MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2002--The Board of
Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR
) today declared a regular
quarterly dividend of 22 cents per share on Bard's common stock.
The current annual dividend rate is 88 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on November 1, 2002 to shareholders of record
October 21, 2002.
C. R. Bard, Inc., (www.crbard.com) headquartered in Murray Hill,
New Jersey, is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and
marketer of health care products in the fields of vascular, urology,
oncology and surgical specialty products.
C. R. Bard, Inc., Murray Hill
Todd C. Schermerhorn, 908/277-8139