BIO-TECHNE DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND AND STOCK DIVIDEND
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) announced that its Board of Directors has decided to pay a dividend of $0.32 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2022. The quarterly dividend will be payable November 28, 2022, to all common shareholders of record on November 14, 2022. Future cash dividends will be considered by the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis.
Bio-Techne also announced today that its board of directors has approved and declared a four-for-one split of Bio-Techne's common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to employees and investors. Each stockholder of record on November 14, 2022 will receive a dividend of three additional shares of common stock for each then-held share, to be distributed after close of trading on November 29, 2022. Trading will begin on a stock split-adjusted basis on November 30, 2022.
Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH) is a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities. Bio-Techne products assist scientific investigations into biological processes and the nature and progress of specific diseases. They aid in drug discovery efforts and provide the means for accurate clinical tests and diagnoses. With thousands of products in its portfolio, Bio-Techne generated approximately $1.1 billion in net sales in fiscal 2022 and has approximately 3,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Bio-Techne and its brands, please visit www.bio techne.com.
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Released November 1, 2022