Core-Mark Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.57 (-1.26 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume221,884 shs
Average Volume374,327 shs
Market Capitalization$2.01 billion
P/E Ratio29.69
Dividend Yield1.15%
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About Core-Mark

Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. distributes packaged consumer products to the convenience retail industry. The company sells and distributes food products, including candies, snacks, groceries, and beverages; fresh products, such as sandwiches, juices, salads, produce, dairy, and bread; and non-food products comprising cigars, tobacco, alternative nicotine products, health and beauty care products, and general merchandise and equipment. Its customers include traditional convenience stores, such as national and super-regional convenience store operators, as well as independently owned convenience stores. In addition, the company's alternative outlet customers include various store formats, which comprise grocery stores, drug stores, mass merchants, liquor stores, cigarette and tobacco shops, hotel gift shops, military exchanges, college and corporate campuses, casinos, airport concessions, and other specialty and small format stores that carry convenience products. It provides its products to 40,000 customer locations through a network of 32 distribution centers in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Westlake, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

39th out of 505 stocks

Groceries, General Line Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Core-Mark (NASDAQ:CORE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Core-Mark a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Core-Mark in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Core-Mark stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Core-Mark?

Wall Street analysts have given Core-Mark a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Core-Mark wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Core-Mark?

Core-Mark saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, an increase of 80.7% from the May 13th total of 735,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 465,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Core-Mark's next earnings date?

Core-Mark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Core-Mark's earnings last quarter?

Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The business services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.11. The business services provider earned $3.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.93 billion. Core-Mark had a net margin of 0.40% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.89%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 earnings per share.
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How has Core-Mark's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Core-Mark's stock was trading at $24.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CORE stock has increased by 79.8% and is now trading at $44.53.
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How often does Core-Mark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Core-Mark?

Core-Mark announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, June 25th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 20th.
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Is Core-Mark a good dividend stock?

Core-Mark pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.15%. Core-Mark has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Core-Mark is 27.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Core-Mark will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.67% next year. This indicates that Core-Mark will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Core-Mark's stock split? How did Core-Mark's stock split work?

Core-Mark shares split on Friday, June 27th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, May 21st 2014. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, June 26th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Core-Mark stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Core-Mark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Core-Mark issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.900-2.060 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.070. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.20 billion-$17.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.37 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CORE?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Core-Mark's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Core-Mark's stock price to reach $41.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.4%.
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Who are Core-Mark's key executives?

Core-Mark's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Scott E. McPherson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51, Pay $1.33M)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Miller CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $770.87k)
  • Mr. Christopher K. Hobson, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $689.88k)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Murray, Exec. VP of Marketing (Age 55, Pay $632.79k)
  • Mr. William G. Stein, Exec. VP of Enterprise Growth (Age 51, Pay $588.02k)
  • Mr. Gerald J. Bolduc, Chief Information Officer and VP of Information Technology (Age 75)
  • Mr. David Jackson Lawrence, VP of Fin., Treasury & Investor Relations and Sec. (Age 44)
  • Ms. Jennifer Hulett, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 41)
  • Mr. Eric J. Rolheiser, Sr. VP of Northern Divisions & Pres of Canada (Age 50)
  • Mr. Alan T. Thomas, Sr. VP of Western Divisions (Age 45)

What is Scott McPherson's approval rating as Core-Mark's CEO?

110 employees have rated Core-Mark CEO Scott McPherson on Scott McPherson has an approval rating of 86% among Core-Mark's employees.

Who are some of Core-Mark's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Core-Mark own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Core-Mark investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Performance Food Group (PFGC), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intelsat (I), Broadcom (AVGO), Comcast (CMCSA) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is Core-Mark's stock symbol?

Core-Mark trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CORE."

Who are Core-Mark's major shareholders?

Core-Mark's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.71%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.94%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (6.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.73%), Brown Advisory Inc. (2.82%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (2.33%). Company insiders that own Core-Mark stock include Alan T Thomas, Brian Brandon and Christopher M Miller.
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Which institutional investors are selling Core-Mark stock?

CORE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Royal Bank of Canada, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Algert Global LLC, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Core-Mark company stock in the last year include Alan T Thomas, Brian Brandon, and Christopher M Miller.
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Which institutional investors are buying Core-Mark stock?

CORE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Engaged Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, UBS Group AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Copeland Capital Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Core-Mark?

Shares of CORE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Core-Mark's stock price today?

One share of CORE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.53.

How much money does Core-Mark make?

Core-Mark has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion and generates $16.96 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $63.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.89 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Core-Mark have?

Core-Mark employs 7,534 workers across the globe.

What is Core-Mark's official website?

The official website for Core-Mark is

Where are Core-Mark's headquarters?

Core-Mark is headquartered at 1500 Solana Boulevard Suite 3400, Westlake TX, 76262.

How can I contact Core-Mark?

Core-Mark's mailing address is 1500 Solana Boulevard Suite 3400, Westlake TX, 76262. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 940-293-8600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/17/2021 by Staff
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