Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013


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Omnicare, Inc. ( OCR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OCR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 42.86% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $59.5, the dividend yield is 1.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OCR was $59.5, representing a -0.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.83 and a 68.27% increase over the 52 week low of $35.36.

OCR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Corporation ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). OCR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.88. Zacks Investment Research reports OCR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.48%, compared to an industry average of 26.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OCR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: CVS , ESRX , OCR

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