NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson today said that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.33 per common share.
 
The dividend is payable on Jan. 2, 2009, to shareholders of record on Dec. 12, 2008. The dividend is $.045 more than the dividend for the previous quarter, said BD. At the current rate, BD’s annual dividend would be $1.32 per share.
 

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