Alere Inc. Declares Cash Dividend On Its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Dec 11, 2013, 17:54 ET from Alere Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, has declared a cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: ALR.PR.B).  The dividend is payable on January 15, 2014 to holders of record of Series B stock at the close of business on January 2, 2014. 

Such payment will cover the amount of all dividends accrued from October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

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By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health information solutions, Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home.  Alere's global leading products and services, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on cardiology, infectious disease, toxicology and diabetes.  Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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