DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today announced that the board of directors approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.3025 per share, payable Jan. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on Jan. 2, 2014.
In addition, the company today released the preliminary results of shareholder voting at its annual meeting of shareholders. Shareholders elected all 12 members of the board standing for election, ratified Ernst & Young as the company's independent registered public accounting firm and approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of certain executive officers. One shareholder proposal failed to pass.
Results of the shareholder meeting will be posted on the company's website at www.cardinalhealth.com in the coming days.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $101 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 34,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.
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