Owens & Minor, Inc. ( OMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased OMI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.17% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $35.43, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OMI was $35.43, representing a -8.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.55 and a 11.73% increase over the 52 week low of $31.71.
OMI is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). OMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.75. Zacks Investment Research reports OMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.04%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.
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