OM Group, Inc. ( OMG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OMG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that OMG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26, the dividend yield is 1.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OMG was $26, representing a -30.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.58 and a 7.97% increase over the 52 week low of $24.08.
OMG is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as International Game Technology ( IGT ) and Hillenbrand Inc ( HI ). OMG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports OMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -15.56%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.