RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) announced that its board of directors has
approved the payment of the first quarter 2016 cash dividend in the
amount of $0.255 per share, which includes an increase of 1.0% over the
prior quarter's dividend. The cash dividend is payable on March 31,
2016, to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2016.
"With the approval of the first quarter dividend, our board is
continuing a long tradition of paying dividends to our shareholders,"
said P. Cody Phipps, president & chief executive officer of Owens &
Minor. "In fact, this year we will mark our 86th
consecutive year of dividend payments."
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI)
is a leading healthcare services company dedicated to Connecting the
World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM
by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and
manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics
services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical
supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically
located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets
where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens &
Minor's customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals
to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing
organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal
government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion.
For more information about Owens & Minor, visit the company website at owens-minor.com.
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Owens & Minor, Inc.
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