ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend payout of seventeen cents ($0.17) per share of outstanding common stock, payable on November 17, 2008 to all stockholders of record on November 3, 2008. This payout represents the 78th consecutive, quarterly payout of dividends.
Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, 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 78 percent of the company's 2007 revenue of
$2.76 billion. For more information, visit http://www.beckmancoulter.com.
Contact: Cynthia Skoglund (714) 773-7620
Manager, Investor Relations
|SOURCE Beckman Coulter, Inc.|
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