WALTHAM, Mass.--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend will be paid on October 17, 2016, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2016.
The board also authorized the repurchase of $1.5 billion of shares of the company’s common stock in the open market or in negotiated transactions. The new repurchase authorization has no expiration date. The company’s previous repurchase authorization was completed in the first quarter of 2016.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.
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