Owens & Minor Raises Qtr. Dividend from $0.22 to $0.24/Share
The Owens & Minor (NYSE: OMI) board of directors has approved the payment of the first quarter 2013 cash dividend in the amount of $0.24 per share, a 9% increase over the prior quarter's dividend. The cash dividend is payable on March 29, 2013, to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2013. In 2012, the company paid nearly $56 million in dividends to shareholders and $15 million in share repurchases, under a board authorized share repurchase program, for a total of $71 million in distributions to shareholders.
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