Omnicare, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 20, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.14 per share scheduled for December 28,
2012. Shareholders who purchased OCR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
250% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $35.87, the dividend yield is 1.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OCR was $35.87,
representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.81 and
a 22.67% increase over the 52 week low of $29.24.
OCR is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as CVS Corporation (
) and Express Scripts Holding Company (
). OCR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports OCR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 56.87%, compared to an
industry average of 13%.
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