MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2004--The Board of
Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE-BCR) today declared a regular
quarterly dividend of 12 cents per share on Bard's common stock. The
current indicated annual dividend rate is 48 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on November 5, 2004 to shareholders of record at
the close of business on October 25, 2004.
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.