|CVS Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend|
|WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan 9, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CVS Corporation (NYSE: CVS)
today announced that its Board of Directors has approved its quarterly cash
dividend at the rate of $0.0575 per share on the Common Stock of the
Corporation, payable February 5, 2002, to shareholders of record on January 23,
As of December 29, 2001, CVS operated 4,191 retail and specialty pharmacy stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia.
CVS is America's #1 pharmacy dispensing prescriptions in more stores than any other retailer. With annual revenues exceeding $22 billion, CVS has created innovative approaches to serve the healthcare needs of all of our customers through its more than 4,100 CVS/pharmacy stores; CVS ProCare, its specialty pharmacy business; CVS.com, its online pharmacy; and Pharmacare, its pharmacy benefit management company. General information about CVS is available through the Investor Relations portion of the Company's website, at http://www.CVS.com.
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