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

$20.81
-1.17 (-5.32 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.73
Now: $20.81
$21.98
50-Day Range
$16.42
MA: $19.26
$23.51
52-Week Range
$15.73
Now: $20.81
$25.25
Volume2.98 million shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E Ratio14.86
Dividend Yield4.59%
Beta1.36
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Medical & hospital equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PDCO
CUSIP70339510
Phone651-686-1600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.06 per share
Book Value$15.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$83.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,800
Market Cap$1.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 25th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 10th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies announced that its board has approved 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign 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 results on Thursday, December, 5th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.04. The business earned $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.42 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 1.01% and a return on equity of 8.97%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.39 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 Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Patterson Companies.

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

Patterson Companies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.36-1.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.37.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

8 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Patterson Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' share price to reach $18.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 4 hold 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?

News headlines about PDCO stock have trended positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Patterson Companies.

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a drop in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,500,000 shares, a drop of 8.5% from the October 31st total of 15,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,060,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 13.7 days. Currently, 17.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View Patterson Companies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Patterson Companies' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Patterson Companies include McKesson (MCK), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Cardinal Health (CAH), Henry Schein (HSIC) and Owens & Minor (OMI).

What other stocks do shareholders of Patterson Companies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Patterson Companies investors own include AT&T (T), Henry Schein (HSIC), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are Patterson Companies' key executives?

Patterson Companies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark S. Walchirk, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Les B. Korsh, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Pohlman, Pres of Animal Health International, Inc. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Dennis W. Goedken, Corp. Controller (Age 57)
  • Mr. Scott P. Anderson, Non-Officer Special Advisor (Age 52)

Who are Patterson Companies' major shareholders?

Patterson Companies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fairpointe Capital LLC (3.31%), State Street Corp (3.12%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.87%), Select Equity Group L.P. (1.80%), Boston Partners (0.72%) and Alberta Investment Management Corp (0.56%). 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 Man Group plc, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Gabelli Funds LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Voya Investment Management LLC and Biechele Royce Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which institutional investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., Fairpointe Capital LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Rhumbline Advisers, River Road Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and State Street Corp. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Patterson Companies' stock price today?

One share of PDCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.81.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion and generates $5.57 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $83.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.40 on an earnings per share basis. Patterson Companies employs 7,800 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Patterson Companies.

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:  306 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  528 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  834
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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