MURRAY HILL, N.J., Dec 10, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 February 4, 2005 to shareholders of record
at the close of business on January 24, 2005.
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.
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.
C. R. Bard
Eric J. Shick, 908/277-8413