Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 20, 2012


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Omnicare, Inc. ( OCR ) 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 ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OCR Dividend History page.

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