Omnicare, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OCR stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 5th quarter that OCR has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $56.16, the dividend yield is 1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OCR was $56.16,
representing a -0.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.39 and
a 72.64% increase over the 52 week low of $32.53.
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 $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports OCR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.59%, compared to an
industry average of 19.9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to OCR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OCR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJJ with an increase of
8.92% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of OCR at 0.81%.