Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2013

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Omnicare, Inc. ( OCR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OCR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that OCR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of OCR was $37.26, representing a -6.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $40 and a 27.43% 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 $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports OCR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.1%, compared to an industry average of 22.2%.

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



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