MILFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 1999--On February 25,
1999, the Board of Directors of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) approved
a two-for-one common stock split, in the form of a 100% stock
dividend, contingent upon shareholder approval at the Company's Annual
Meeting scheduled to be held in Milford, Massachusetts on May 4, 1999.
If approved, shareholders of record on May 27, 1999 would receive the
stock dividend on or about June 10, 1999.
Waters Corporation has worldwide leading positions in three
complementary analytical technologies -- HPLC, thermal analysis and
mass spectrometry - which account for $3 billion in annual revenues of
the $14 billion analytical instrument industry total.
CONTACT: Waters Corporation
Brian K. Mazar, 508/482-2193