SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that its board of directors has increased the company’s quarterly dividend to 11.5 cents per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on Jan. 27, 2016, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 5, 2016.
The timing and amounts of future dividends are subject to determination and approval by Agilent’s board.
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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company generated revenue of $4.04 billion in fiscal 2015 and employs about 12,000 people worldwide. Agilent marks its 50th anniversary in analytical instrumentation this year. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
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