Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09, 2018. Shareholders who purchased OMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day’s last sale of OMC was $75.34, representing a -13.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.71 and a 15.34% increase over the 52 week low of $65.32.
OMC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as WPP plc ( WPP ) and Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ( IPG ). OMC’s current earnings per share, an indicator of a company’s profitability, is $4.64. Zacks Investment Research reports OMC’s forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 9.77%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OMC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to OMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have OMC as a top-10 holding:
- ValueShares U.S. Quantitative Value ETF ( QVAL )
- PowerShares S&P 500 Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QVAL with an increase of 16.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of OMC at 239%.
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