Dividend Changes: Omnicom Group, Thomson Reuters, Stryker, Apache, Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) increased its quarterly cash dividend by 20%, raising it from 25c to 30c per outstanding share. The dividend is payable on April 2 to Omnicom Group common shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5.

Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE:TRI) announces 4c annual dividend increase to $1.28 per share.

Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) raises their dividend 18%.

Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA): The dividend on common shares is payable on May 22 to stockholders of record on April 23. Apache has paid a common dividend to stockholders for 48 consecutive years since 1965.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): The 54c per share quarterly dividend will be payable on April 15 to stockholders of record as of March 9.

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