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HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND ON COMMON STOCK

 HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND ON COMMON STOCK
 INGLEWOOD, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Herbalife International Inc. (NASDAQ: HERB) today approved payment of the first cash dividend in the company's history and adopted a policy of paying quarterly dividends.
 The initial dividend in the amount of $0.04 per share of common stock was declared payable on July 15, 1992, to shareholders of record on July 6, 1992.
 "This action by the board of directors signals the high level of confidence it has in Herbalife's ability to continue to achieve sustained growth and profitability at high levels," according to Mark Hughes, president and chief executive officer. "The future continues to bode well and the board believes that it is appropriate to share a portion of the company's growing cash accumulation with its shareholders."
 Herbalife's announcement today of a declared cash dividend follows the company's recent report of record earnings. For the first quarter of 1992, the company's retail sales rose 112 percent over the corresponding year's earlier quarter to $75,764,000 and net earnings were up more than sevenfold for the period, to $3,787,000 or $0.14 per share.
 At May 13, 1992, Herbalife had approximately 27 million equivalent shares of common stock outstanding.
 Herbalife International Inc., founded in 1980 is engaged in the distribution and marketing of weight loss and weight management products, health and nutritional supplements and skin and hair care products in 11 countries worldwide.
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 /CONTACT: Christopher Pair of Herbalife International, 310-410-9600/
 (HERB) CO: Herbalife International Inc. ST: California IN: SU: DIV


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