Cooper Industries' Board Declares Dividend

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Cooper Industries, Inc.

    HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The board of
 directors of Cooper Industries, Inc. (NYSE:   CBE) today declared a quarterly
 dividend on the Company's outstanding common shares.
     A regular quarterly dividend of 35 cents on each common share is payable
 July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record on June 11, 2001.
     Cooper Industries, with 2000 revenues of $4.5 billion, is a worldwide
 manufacturer of electrical products, tools and hardware.  Additional
 information about Cooper is available on the Company's Internet site:
 www.cooperindustries.com.
 
     Contact:  John Breed of Cooper Industries, 713-209-8835.
 
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    HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The board of
 directors of Cooper Industries, Inc. (NYSE:   CBE) today declared a quarterly
 dividend on the Company's outstanding common shares.
     A regular quarterly dividend of 35 cents on each common share is payable
 July 2, 2001, to shareholders of record on June 11, 2001.
     Cooper Industries, with 2000 revenues of $4.5 billion, is a worldwide
 manufacturer of electrical products, tools and hardware.  Additional
 information about Cooper is available on the Company's Internet site:
 www.cooperindustries.com.
 
     Contact:  John Breed of Cooper Industries, 713-209-8835.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X93165223
 
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