MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2006--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 May 12, 2006 to shareholders of record at the
close of business on May 1, 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
Vice President, Investor Relations
SOURCE: C. R. Bard, Inc.