Hill-Rom Announces 11 Percent Dividend Increase in Second Quarter 2014

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:
HRC) announced today that its Board of Directors has increased the company’s
fiscal year 2014 second quarter dividend 11 percent to $0.1525 per share. This
dividend is payable on March 31, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close
of business on March 20, 2014. This brings the annualized dividend rate per
share to $0.61 from $0.55.


“We are pleased to increase our dividend 11 percent from the previous annualized
rate and 22 percent from the quarterly rate just one year ago,” said Jay
Saccaro, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “This increase is
consistent with our commitment to enhancing shareholder value by returning a
substantial portion of operating cash flow to our shareholders.”


Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical
technologies and related services for the health care industry, including
patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive
therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions,
medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology
solutions. Hill-Rom’s comprehensive product and service offerings are used by
health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in
hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety
and quality of patient care.

Hill-Rom…enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers.


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SOURCE Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

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