SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD) announced today that its two-for-one stock split of the company's outstanding shares of common stock, payable in the form of a 100% stock dividend was completed on August 30, 2010. The new total shares outstanding doubled to 151,388,240 shares, excluding shares held as treasury stock. The closing price of the company's common stock on the New York Stock Exchange on August 30, 2010 was $60.38. On a split-adjusted basis, the company's closing stock price on August 30, 2010 would have been $30.19. The company's total market capitalization as of August 30, 2010 was approximately $4.6 billion on that date.
ResMed is a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders. We are dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing.