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Sigma-Aldrich Announces $.21 Dividend, Will Buy Back 5M Additional Shares

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich’s board of directors declared a quarterly dividend payout of $.21 per share, the company said today.
 
The dividend will be payable on Sept. 15 to all stockholders of record as of Sept. 1.
 
Sigma-Aldrich also said that the company has added 5million shares to its repurchase authorization. The company is now authorized to buy back 45 million shares of its common stock.
 
The company has purchased 39.3 million shares of its stock since beginning the program in 1999.

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