Company:  BARD C R INC /NJ/ (BCR)
Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  1/31/2013 
CIK:  0000009892 
Address:  730 CENTRAL AVE 
City, State, Zip:  MURRAY HILL, New Jersey 07974 
Telephone:  (908) 277-8000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$136.23  
Change: 
-0.15 (-0.11%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 24  
Market Cap: 
$10.39B
Description of Business
C. R. Bard, Inc. and its subsidiaries (the �company� or �Bard�) are engaged in the design, manufacture, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices. Charles Russell Bard founded the company in 1907. In 1923, the company was incorporated as C. R. Bard, Inc. and distributed an assortment of urological and surgical products. Bard became a publicly traded company in 1963 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange five years later. Currently, the company sells a broad range of products to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities on a global basis. In general, Bard�s products are intended to be used once and then discarded or either temporarily or permanently implanted. The company participates in the markets for vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products.
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  FORM 8-K
    SECTION 2 FINANCIAL INFORMATION
      Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
    SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
      Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
    SIGNATURE
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 99.1
    INCOME STATEMENT
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