17 Aug. 2010
WILMINGTON, N.C. (August 17, 2010) -- PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced that its board of directors declared a cash dividend for the third quarter of 2010 under its annual cash dividend policy. The quarterly cash dividend will equal $0.15 per share. The record date for the third quarter dividend is September 15, 2010, and the payment date is September 29, 2010. The annual cash dividend policy and the payment of future quarterly cash dividends under that policy are subject to the continuing determination by the board of directors that the policy remains in the best interests of the company's shareholders and in compliance with applicable laws and agreements.