Payout of $0.16 Per Share
FULLERTON, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend payout of sixteen cents ($0.16) per share of outstanding common stock, payable on November 19, 2007 to all stockholders of record on November 5, 2007. This payout represents the 74th consecutive, quarterly payout of dividends.
Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Fullerton, California, develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Recurring revenue, consisting of supplies, test kits, service and operating-type lease payments, represent more than 75 percent of the company's 2006 revenue of $2.53 billion. For more information, visit http://www.beckmancoulter.com.
Contact: Robert Raynor (714) 773-7620
Director, Investor Relations
|SOURCE Beckman Coulter, Inc.|
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