For those looking for a dividend paying healthcare related play, Owens & Minor Inc. (OMI) is a stock that you should consider. The company has a relatively low risk business model as a provider of medical and surgical supplies. Owens & Minor has a long history of dividend growth with 16 consecutive years of annual dividend increases. Owens & Minor currently offers a $0.24 per share quarterly dividend and yields about 2.80%.
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Owens & Minor is heavily involved in the healthcare industry. The company is a manufacturer of a wide array of medical and surgical products. Owens & Minor also is involved in the logistical side of healthcare, via transporting, warehousing, and distributing medical...