MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2005--The Board of
Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) today declared a regular
quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share on Bard's common stock. The
current indicated annual dividend rate is 52 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on February 3, 2006 to shareholders of record at
the close of business on January 23, 2006.
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.
Eric J. Shick, 908-277-8413
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.