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Owens & Minor Announces 10% Increase in the Dividend for First Quarter 2012

February 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
Owens & Minor Announces 10% Increase in the Dividend for First Quarter 2012RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2012-- Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) announced that its board of directors has approved the payment of the first quarter 2012 cash dividend in the amount of $0.22 per share, a 10% increase over the prior quarter’s dividend. The cash dividend is payable on March 30, 2012, to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2012.

Owens & Minor, Inc., (NYSE:OMI) a FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a leading national distributor of name-brand medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply-chain management company. Owens & Minor is also a member of the Russell 2000® Index, which measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe, as well as the S&P MidCap 400, which includes companies with a market capitalization of $1 billion to $4.4 billion that meet certain financial standards. With a diverse product and service offering and distribution centers throughout the United States, the company serves hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, alternate site locations, group purchasing organizations, healthcare suppliers, and the federal government. Owens & Minor provides technology and consulting programs that improve inventory management and streamline logistics across the entire medical supply chain – from origin of product to patient bedside. For news releases, or for more information about Owens & Minor, visit the company website at

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