DUBLIN, Ohio, August 3, 2005 - The board of directors of Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), the leading provider of products and services supporting the health care industry, declared today the company’s 84th consecutive regular quarterly dividend. The dividend of $0.06 per common share, without par value, is payable on October 15, 2005 to shareholders of record on October 1, 2005. Cardinal Health had approximately 426 million shares outstanding as of July 29, 2005.
About Cardinal Health
Cardinal Health, Inc. (www.cardinalhealth.com) is the leading provider of products and services supporting the health care industry. Cardinal Health develops, manufactures, packages and markets products for patient care; develops drug-delivery technologies; distributes pharmaceuticals and medical, surgical and laboratory supplies; and offers consulting and other services that improve quality and efficiency in health care. Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health employs more than 55,000 people on six continents and produces annual revenues of more than $65 billion.