SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the headline and the first sentence of release, the dividend should be 13.2 cents per share (instead of 13 cents per share).
The corrected release reads:
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES CASH DIVIDEND OF 13.2 CENTS PER SHARE
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that a quarterly dividend of 13.2 cents per share of common stock will be paid on April 23 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 11.
The timing and amounts of future dividends are subject to determination and approval by Agilent’s board.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company’s 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.
This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is subject to the safe harbors created therein. The forward-looking statements contained herein include, but are not limited to, information regarding the company’s dividend program and future payment obligations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause Agilent’s results to differ materially from management’s current expectations. Such risks and uncertainties are detailed in Agilent’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended Jan. 31, 2014. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of Agilent’s management and on currently available information. Agilent undertakes no responsibility to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.
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