Owens & Minor, Inc. ( OMI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased OMI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.17% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of OMI was $17.35, representing a -52.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.50 and a 21.67% increase over the 52 week low of $14.26.
OMI is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM ). OMI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.21. Zacks Investment Research reports OMI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 27.83%, compared to an industry average of 13.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to OMI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OMI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
- SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS )
- Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XHS with an increase of 14.86% over the last 100 days. PEY has the highest percent weighting of OMI at 2.68%.
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