DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 86th consecutive regular quarterly dividend. The dividend of $0.06 per common share, without par value, is payable on April 15 to shareholders of record on April 1. Cardinal Health had approximately 420 million shares outstanding as of Feb. 20.
About Cardinal Health Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $75 billion, global company serving the health care industry with a broad portfolio of products and services. Through its diverse offerings, Cardinal Health delivers integrated health-care solutions that help customers reduce their costs, improve efficiency and deliver better care to patients. The company manufactures, packages and distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, offers a range of clinical services and develops automation products that improve the management and delivery of supplies and medication for hospitals, physician offices and pharmacies. Ranked No. 16 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 55,000 people on six continents. More information about the company may be found at http://www.cardinalhealth.com.