NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Omnicare (NYSE: OCR) is tomorrow, March 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $35.21 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.8%. The average volume for Omnicare has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Omnicare has a market cap of $3.79 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Omnicare, Inc. provides pharmaceuticals, and related pharmacy and ancillary services to long-term healthcare institutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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