NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia/HCA Healthcare
Corporation (NYSE: COL) today announced that the Board of Directors has
declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share, payable
December 1, 1999, to stockholders of record on November 1, 1999.
This press release contains forward-looking statements based on current
management expectations. Numerous factors, including those detailed from
time-to-time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, may cause results to differ materially from those anticipated in
the forward-looking statements. Many of the factors that will determine the
Company's future results are beyond the ability of the Company to control or
predict. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and,
therefore, actual results may differ materially.
Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements,
which reflect management's views only as of the date hereof. The Company
undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements,
or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
All references to "Company" and "Columbia/HCA" as used throughout this
document refer to Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation and its affiliates.
SOURCE Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation
Web site: http: //www.columbia-hca.com
CONTACT: investors, Mark Kimbrough, 615-344-2688, or media, Jeff Prescott, 615-344-5708, both of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation