Perrigo Company (NASDAQ: PRGO)(TASE: PRGO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.055 per share, payable on December 16, 2008 to shareholders of record on November 28, 2008. The new quarterly dividend of $0.055 per share represents a ten percent increase over $0.05 per share paid in the last four quarters.
Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and consumer products. The Company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market. The Company's primary markets and locations of manufacturing facilities are the United States, Israel, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Visit Perrigo on the Internet (http://www.perrigo.com/).
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