WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) - Get Report, the world leader in serving science, today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share. The dividend will be paid on January 15, 2021, to shareholders of record as of December 15, 2020.
The board also authorized the repurchase of $2.5 billion of shares of its common stock in the open market or in negotiated transactions. The authorization has no expiration date. This replaces the company's existing repurchase authorization, of which $1 billion was remaining.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.
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