HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2005--The Board of Directors of
Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today declared a regular quarterly
dividend of $.37 on each share of the Company's outstanding common
stock. The dividend is payable January 3, 2006, to shareholders of
record on December 1, 2005.
Cooper Industries, Ltd., with 2004 revenues of $4.5 billion, is a
global manufacturer of electrical products and tools and hardware.
Incorporated in Bermuda, the Company's administrative headquarters are
in Houston, Texas. Cooper has approximately 29,000 employees serving
more than 90 locations around the world, and sells products to
customers in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit the
Company's Internet site, www.cooperindustries.com.
CONTACT: Cooper Industries, Ltd., Houston
John Breed, 713-209-8835
SOURCE: Cooper Industries, Ltd.