Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2013

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Omnicare, Inc. ( OCR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OCR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that OCR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.78, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OCR was $46.78, representing a -1.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.45 and a 59.99% 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 $1.77. Zacks Investment Research reports OCR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.77%, compared to an industry average of 21%.


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

Interested in gaining exposure to OCR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OCR as a top-10 holding:

  • TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF ( TTFS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is TTFS with an increase of 18.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OCR at 1.07%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: CVS , ESRX , OCR , TTFS

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