INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2011 of $0.49 a share on outstanding common stock. This is the same dividend as was paid in the first three quarters of 2011 and brings the total annual dividend for 2011 to $1.96 per share.
The dividend is payable December 9, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2011.
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