BNY Fourth Quarter Dividend $0.21 On Outstanding Shares

The Bank of New York Company, Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share on the outstanding shares of its common stock. The dividend is payable on February 2, 2006, to holders of record as of the close

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The Bank of New York Company, Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share on the outstanding shares of its common stock. The dividend is payable on February 2, 2006, to holders of record as of the close of business on January 25, 2006.

A dividend of $0.48.4375 cents per share was declared on the company’s 7.75% Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock for the period from January 2, 2006, through April 1, 2006. The dividend is payable on April 3, 2006, to holders of record as of the close of business on March 15, 2006.

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