COVINGTON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2006--The board of
directors of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR), a leading provider of
pharmaceutical care for the elderly, declared today a quarterly cash
dividend of 2.25 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is
payable March 17, 2006, to stockholders of record on March 3, 2006.
Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR), a Fortune 500 company based in
Covington, Kentucky, is a leading provider of pharmaceutical care for
the elderly. Omnicare serves residents in long-term care facilities
and other chronic care settings comprising approximately 1,441,000
beds in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Omnicare is
the largest U.S. provider of professional pharmacy, related consulting
and data management services for skilled nursing, assisted living and
other institutional healthcare providers as well as for hospice
patients in homecare and other settings. Omnicare also provides
distribution and patient assistance services for specialty
pharmaceuticals. It also offers clinical research services for the
pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in 30 countries worldwide.
For more information on Omnicare, visit www.omnicare.com.
CONTACT: Omnicare, Inc.
Cheryl D. Hodges, 859-392-3331
SOURCE: Omnicare, Inc.