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

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$24.47 +0.10 (+0.41 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 09:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$24.37
Today's Range$24.06 - $24.81
52-Week Range$20.22 - $40.36
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume2.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.32 billion
P/E Ratio14.57
Dividend Yield4.44%
Beta1.06
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
SymbolNASDAQ:PDCO
CUSIP70339510
Phone651-686-1600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.51
Current Ratio1.79
Quick Ratio0.87

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.57
Forward P/E Ratio17.11
P/E Growth3.39

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.47 billion
Price / Sales0.42
Cash Flow$2.5437 per share
Price / Cash9.62
Book Value$15.45 per share
Price / Book1.58

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.68
Net Income$200.97 million
Net Margins3.01%
Return on Equity9.71%
Return on Assets3.99%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,700
Outstanding Shares94,850,000
Market Cap$2.32 billion

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 Wednesday, September 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 12th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 26th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 11th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 30th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.08. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.30 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 3.01% and a return on equity of 9.71%. Patterson Companies's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.44 EPS. View Patterson Companies' Earnings History.

When is Patterson Companies' next earnings date?

Patterson Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Patterson Companies.

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

Patterson Companies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.40-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.71.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Patterson Companies' stock. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $40.00. On average, they expect Patterson Companies' share price to reach $26.2083 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% 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 5 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Patterson Companies.

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.74%), Aperio Group LLC (0.18%), Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.04%), GHP Investment Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Selective Wealth Management (0.01%). 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 Toth Financial Advisory Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which institutional investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Aperio Group LLC, GHP Investment Advisors Inc. and Selective Wealth Management. 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 $24.47.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.32 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:  244 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  681
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 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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