Omnicare, Inc. (OCR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 19, 2013


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

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OCR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

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%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CVS , ESRX , IJJ , MDYV , OCR News News

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