MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2003--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 indicated annual dividend rate is 88 cents per share.
The dividend is payable on May 9, 2003 to shareholders of record April
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.
CONTACT: C.R. Bard, Inc.
Eric J. Shick, 908/277-8413
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.