NASDAQ:PDCO - Patterson Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$22.81 -0.46 (-1.98 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 02:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.27
Today's Range$22.65 - $23.34
52-Week Range$20.22 - $38.52
Volume479,442 shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.18 billion
P/E Ratio13.58
Dividend Yield4.53%
Beta1.05
Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through Dental and Animal Health segments. The company's Dental segment offers consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery. This segment also develops and sells technology solutions, such as practice management software and e-commerce solutions. In addition, it offers a range of related services, including software and design, maintenance and repair, and equipment financing services. The company's Animal Health segment distributes animal health products, such as pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, prescription and non-prescription diets, nutritionals, consumable supplies, equipment, and software to veterinarians, producers, and retailers under the Aspen, First Companion, and Patterson Veterinary brands. This segment also offers a range of value-added services to animal health customers. Patterson Companies, Inc. serves dentists, laboratories, institutions, other healthcare professionals, veterinarians, other animal health professionals, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. The company was formerly known as Patterson Dental Company and changed its name to Patterson Companies, Inc. in June 2004. Patterson Companies, Inc. was founded in 1877 and is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Medical & hospital equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PDCO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP70339510
Phone651-686-1600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.51
Current Ratio1.76
Quick Ratio0.94

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.58
Forward P/E Ratio15.95
P/E Growth2.87

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.47 billion
Price / Sales0.40
Cash Flow$2.5288 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.02
Book Value$15.33 per share
Price / Book1.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.68
Net Income$200.97 million
Net Margins2.80%
Return on Equity8.78%
Return on Assets3.72%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,700
Outstanding Shares94,950,000
Market Cap$2.18 billion
OptionableOptionable

Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Patterson Companies' stock symbol?

Patterson Companies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PDCO."

How often does Patterson Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 10th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) released its earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 2.80% and a return on equity of 8.78%. Patterson Companies's revenue for the quarter was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.51 earnings per share. View Patterson Companies' Earnings History.

When is Patterson Companies' next earnings date?

Patterson Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Patterson Companies.

What guidance has Patterson Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Patterson Companies issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.40-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.43. Patterson Companies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.40-1.50 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

13 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Patterson Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' share price to reach $23.3182 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Patterson Companies.

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PDCO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Patterson Companies' key competitors?

Who are Patterson Companies' key executives?

Patterson Companies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark S. Walchirk, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Les B. Korsh, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Pohlman, Pres of Animal Health International, Inc. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Dennis W. Goedken, Corp. Controller (Age 56)
  • Mr. Scott P. Anderson, Non-Officer Special Advisor (Age 51)

Who are Patterson Companies' major shareholders?

Patterson Companies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.85%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.08%), Fairpointe Capital LLC (3.89%), FMR LLC (3.50%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.90%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.39%). Company insiders that own Patterson Companies stock include Ann B Gugino, Ellen A Rudnick, James W Wiltz, John D Buck and Scott P Anderson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Patterson Companies.

Which institutional investors are selling Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Fairpointe Capital LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Gabelli Funds LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which institutional investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

How do I buy shares of Patterson Companies?

Shares of PDCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Patterson Companies' stock price today?

One share of PDCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.04.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.18 billion and generates $5.47 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $200.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.68 on an earnings per share basis. Patterson Companies employs 7,700 workers across the globe.

What is Patterson Companies' official website?

The official website for Patterson Companies is http://www.pattersoncompanies.com.

How can I contact Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies' mailing address is 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS RD, ST PAUL MN, 55120. The company can be reached via phone at 651-686-1600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Patterson Companies (NASDAQ PDCO)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  447 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  702
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Patterson Companies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PDCO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PDCO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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