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Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that OMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $69.63, the dividend yield is 2.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OMC was $69.63, representing a -3.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.49 and a 42.57% increase over the 52 week low of $48.84.
OMC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as WPP plc ( WPPGY ) and Groupon, Inc. ( GRPN ). OMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.72. Zacks Investment Research reports OMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.95%, compared to an industry average of -9.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OMC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OMC as a top-10 holding:
- IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF ( MNA )
- PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 12.16% over the last 100 days. MNA has the highest percent weighting of OMC at 6.54%.