Core-Mark Holding Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:CORE)

About Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)

Core-Mark Holding Company logoCore-Mark Holding Company, Inc. is a wholesale distributor to the convenience retail industry in North America. The Company provides sales, marketing, distribution and logistics services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company offered services to over 43,000 customer locations across the United States and Canada through 30 distribution centers. The Company's segments include the United States, Canada and Corporate. The Company's primary customer base consists of traditional convenience stores, as well as alternative outlets selling consumer packaged goods. The Company's traditional convenience store customers include various national and super-regional convenience store operators, as well as independently owned convenience stores. Its alternative outlet customers include a range of store formats, including grocery stores, drug stores, liquor stores, cigarette and tobacco shops, hotel gift shops, military exchanges, college and corporate campuses, casinos and hardware stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Integrated Logistics Operators
  • Sub-Industry: Distributors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CORE
  • CUSIP: 21868110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 46,323,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $30.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.70
  • 52 Week Range: $26.08 - $44.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.88
  • P/E Growth: 2.73
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.13
  • Book Value: $11.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.93
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBITDA: $117.8 million
  • Net Margins: 0.27%
  • Return on Equity: 9.70%
  • Return on Assets: 3.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 1.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.97%
  • Average Volume: 234,797 shs.
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Short Ratio: 14.4

Frequently Asked Questions for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)

What is Core-Mark Holding Company's stock symbol?

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

How often does Core-Mark Holding Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Core-Mark Holding Company?

Core-Mark Holding Company announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 25th. View Core-Mark Holding Company's Dividend History.

When did Core-Mark Holding Company's stock split? How did Core-Mark Holding Company's stock split work?

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

How will Core-Mark Holding Company's stock buyback program work?

Core-Mark Holding Company declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 30th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $40,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 3.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Core-Mark Holding Company's earnings last quarter?

Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.11. The company earned $3.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.96 billion. Core-Mark Holding Company had a return on equity of 9.70% and a net margin of 0.27%. Core-Mark Holding Company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.39 earnings per share. View Core-Mark Holding Company's Earnings History.

When will Core-Mark Holding Company make its next earnings announcement?

Core-Mark Holding Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Core-Mark Holding Company.

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

Core-Mark Holding Company updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.20-1.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $15.6-15.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $16.24 billion.

Where is Core-Mark Holding Company's stock going? Where will Core-Mark Holding Company's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Core-Mark Holding Company's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Core-Mark Holding Company's stock price to reach $39.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Core-Mark Holding Company.

What are analysts saying about Core-Mark Holding Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Core-Mark Holding Company stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Core-Mark is one of the largest broad-line, full-service wholesale distributors of packaged consumer products to the convenience retail industry in North America. The Core-Mark provides distribution and logistics services as well as marketing programs to retail locations in states and five Canadian provinces through distribution centers. Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, mass merchandisers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry consumer packaged goods. " (10/10/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Following a 4Q16 miss and soft 2017 guide, we believe expectations have now reset appropriately, and the company can begin rebuilding investor confidence via improved execution and cont'd mkt. share gains. While we appreciate CORE's strategy and L-T EBITDA growth outlook, we remain Hold-rated given lack of notable upside catalysts and valuation that we deem as reasonable." (3/2/2017)

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

Who are Core-Mark Holding Company's key executives?

Core-Mark Holding Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Randolph I. Thornton, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Thomas B. Perkins, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Christopher M. Miller CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Christopher K. Hobson, Senior Vice President - U.S. Distribution (West)
  • Scott E. McPherson, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Eric J. Rolheiser, Senior Vice President - Northern Divisions, President of Canada
  • William G. Stein, Senior Vice President - Eastern Divisions
  • Christopher Lynn Walsh, Senior Vice President - Western Division
  • Mathew J Tachouet, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President
  • Robert A. Allen, Independent Director

Who owns Core-Mark Holding Company stock?

Core-Mark Holding Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Skylands Capital LLC (0.12%). Company insiders that own Core-Mark Holding Company stock include Christopher L Walsh, Christopher M Miller, Congdon Stacy Loretz, Eric Rolheiser, Harvey L Tepner, J Michael Walsh, Scott E Mcpherson, Thomas B Perkins and William Stein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Core-Mark Holding Company.

Who sold Core-Mark Holding Company stock? Who is selling Core-Mark Holding Company stock?

Core-Mark Holding Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skylands Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Core-Mark Holding Company stock in the last year include Christopher L Walsh, Christopher M Miller, Eric Rolheiser, Scott E Mcpherson, Thomas B Perkins and William Stein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Core-Mark Holding Company.

How do I buy Core-Mark Holding Company stock?

Shares of Core-Mark Holding Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Core-Mark Holding Company's stock price today?

One share of Core-Mark Holding Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.41.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ CORE)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  116 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  259
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Core-Mark Holding Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $39.50 (18.23% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Price Target History for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$39.00 -> $35.00MediumView Rating Details
8/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
7/10/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$40.00LowView Rating Details
1/13/2017StephensSet Price TargetBuy$49.00N/AView Rating Details
11/6/2015BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Earnings by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ CORE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.41N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.32$0.21$3.96 billion$3.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.19$0.11$3.39 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2017Q416$0.47$0.45$3.76 billion$3.84 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.42$0.34$3.94 billion$4.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.38$0.39$3.50 billion$3.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.27$0.33$2.92 billion$3.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.69$0.75$2.83 billion$2.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.81$0.73$2.97 billion$2.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.69$0.66$2.78 million$2.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.19$0.24$2.43 million$2.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.64$0.69$2.65 billion$2.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.70$0.76$2.78 billion$2.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.61$0.55$2.70 billion$2.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.39$0.32$2.37 billion$2.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q413$1.27$1.28$2.52 billion$2.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313$1.27$1.14$2.61 billion$2.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$1.17$1.20$2.49 billion$2.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.41$0.36$2.24 million$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2013Q4 2012$0.84$0.90$2.22 billion$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$1.22$0.90$2.42 billion$2.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$1.01$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.25$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2012$0.56$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.99$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.86$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.10$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2011$0.56$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.40
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q1 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q2 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q3 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.08%
Payout Ratio:40.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.03% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
24.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ CORE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ:CORE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/9/2017William SteinVPSell7,500$35.91$269,325.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Eric RolheiserInsiderSell11,470$35.10$402,597.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Scott E McphersonSVPSell10,000$35.33$353,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2017Thomas B PerkinsInsiderSell12,000$34.20$410,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Christopher L WalshVPSell1,374$40.11$55,111.14View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Christopher M MillerCFOSell3,517$42.96$151,090.32View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016William SteinVPSell3,500$43.36$151,760.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Thomas B PerkinsInsiderSell12,000$41.81$501,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Scott E McphersonSVPSell4,522$45.22$204,484.84View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Scott E McphersonSVPSell5,478$45.07$246,893.46View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Congdon Stacy LoretzInsiderSell3,400$90.31$307,054.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Harvey L TepnerDirectorSell1,419$87.00$123,453.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Harvey L TepnerDirectorSell1,035$87.00$90,045.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Thomas B PerkinsCEOSell6,000$84.47$506,820.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016William SteinVPSell2,000$78.84$157,680.00View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Christopher L WalshVPSell2,192$77.62$170,143.04View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Eric RolheiserInsiderSell1,955$77.62$151,747.10View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Christopher L. WalshVPSell6,824$77.10$526,130.40View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Christopher M. MillerCAOSell3,466$77.10$267,228.60View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Eric RolheiserinsiderSell5,045$77.10$388,969.50View SEC Filing  
1/6/2016Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell3,500$78.20$273,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Scott E McphersonSVPSell10,000$82.71$827,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015William SteinVPSell204$82.86$16,903.44View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015J Michael WalshDirectorSell7,450$83.13$619,318.50View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Thomas B PerkinsCEOSell1,500$82.23$123,345.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2015Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell3,000$74.69$224,070.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell3,000$61.50$184,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015J Michael WalshDirectorSell2,554$64.41$164,503.14View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015J Michael WalshDirectorSell9,000$64.35$579,150.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2015Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell8,000$63.08$504,640.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Christopher M MillerCAOSell3,584$61.90$221,849.60View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Scott E McphersonSVPSell7,020$61.73$433,344.60View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Eric RolheiserInsiderSell1,196$59.37$71,006.52View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Gary F ColterDirectorSell2,000$59.53$119,060.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Harvey L TepnerDirectorSell4,498$54.45$244,916.10View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell6,000$52.81$316,860.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014J Michael WalshDirectorSell8,000$49.45$395,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014J Michael WalshDirectorSell2,000$48.17$96,340.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014J Michael WalshDirectorSell4,000$48.46$193,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Scott E McphersonSVPSell9,500$48.49$460,655.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014J Michael WalshDirectorSell4,000$49.02$196,080.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014J Michael WalshDirectorSell2,000$49.15$98,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Christopher L WalshVPSell12,006$48.72$584,932.32View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Christopher L WalshVPSell7,367$48.74$359,067.58View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell5,000$45.91$229,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Christopher L WalshVPSell5,000$91.11$455,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Christopher M MillerCAOSell1,000$90.90$90,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Eric RolheiserInsiderSell1,486$91.12$135,404.32View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Harvey L TepnerDirectorSell1,284$91.10$116,972.40View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Thomas B PerkinsCEOSell4,436$72.20$320,279.20View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Scott E McphersonSVPSell8,645$76.58$662,034.10View SEC Filing  
12/27/2013Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell1,500$75.21$112,815.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell5,000$73.37$366,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Eric RolheiserInsiderSell1,113$73.55$81,861.15View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell5,000$73.71$368,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell7,000$75.38$527,660.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Gary F ColterDirectorSell3,533$63.50$224,345.50View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Robert A AllenDirectorSell2,209$66.38$146,633.42View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell1,553$62.25$96,674.25View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013L William KrauseDirectorSell4,852$61.11$296,505.72View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Congdon Stacy LoretzCFOSell5,847$60.56$354,094.32View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Scott E McphersonSVPSell6,328$56.05$354,684.40View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Scott E McphersonSVPSell6,328$56.05$354,684.40View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Christopher M MillerCAOSell2,125$56.10$119,212.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Eric RolheiserInsiderSell2,775$55.79$154,817.25View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell3,000$51.93$155,790.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell3,000$50.89$152,670.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell3,000$46.86$140,580.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell3,000$48.27$144,810.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013J Michael WalshDirectorSell3,000$49.57$148,710.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Christopher L WalshVPSell7,283$47.10$343,029.30View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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