MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2003--The Board of
Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE-BCR) today declared a regular
quarterly dividend of 23 cents per share on Bard's common stock. The
current indicated annual dividend rate is 92 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on October 31, 2003 to shareholders of record
October 20, 2003.
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., Murray Hill
Eric J. Shick, 908-277-8413
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.