DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced that the board of directors approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.4489 per share, payable Jan. 15, 2017, to shareholders of record on Jan. 3, 2017. In addition, the company today released the preliminary results of shareholder voting at its annual meeting of shareholders. Shareholders elected all 11 members of the board of directors standing for election; ratified Ernst & Young as the company's independent registered public accounting firm; approved the company's amended long-term incentive plan; and, approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of certain executive officers. Results of the shareholder meeting will be posted on the company's website at www.cardinalhealth.com in the coming days. About Cardinal Health Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), is a global integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospital systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency. Cardinal Health connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 37,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500. For more information, visit cardinalhealth.com, follow @CardinalHealth on Twitter and connect on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/cardinal-health.