SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES' BOARD AUTHORIZES STOCK SPLIT AND APPROVES CASH DIVIDEND Friday 2 March 2001 PDF Print ...Symbol continues to enhance stockholder value... The Board of Directors of Symbol Technologies has approved a three-for-two stock split of the Company's common stock to be effected as a 50 percent stock dividend. The stock dividend is payable on April 16, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 26, 2001. The board also approved a one-cent per share (pre-split basis), semi-annual cash dividend payable on April 16, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 26, 2001. "This action reflects the continuing financial success of the Company and is consistent with the Board's commitment to enhance shareholder value," said Tomo Razmilovic, Symbol's president and chief executive officer. About Symbol Symbol Technologies, winner of the USA National Medal of Technology, is a global leader in mobile data transaction systems, providing innovative customer solutions based on wireless local area networking for data and voice, application-specific mobile computing and bar code data capture. Symbol's wireless information appliances connect the physical world of people on the move, packages, paper and shipping pallets, to information systems and the Internet. Today, some 10 million Symbol bar code scanners, mobile computers and wireless LANs are utilisedworldwide in markets ranging from retailing to transportation and distribution logistics, manufacturing, parcel and postal delivery, government, healthcare and education. Symbol's systems and products are used to increase productivity from the factory floor to the retail store, to the enterprise and out to the home. Information about Symbol is available at http://www.symbol.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.