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

$15.96
-1.32 (-7.64 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$15.91
Now: $15.96
$17.00
50-Day Range
$15.77
MA: $21.64
$24.99
52-Week Range
$12.95
Now: $15.96
$25.70
Volume936,346 shs
Average Volume1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.53 billion
P/E Ratio31.29
Dividend Yield6.02%
Beta1.2
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

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$2.07 per share
Book Value$15.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$83.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,800
Market Cap$1.53 billion
Next Earnings Date6/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Patterson Companies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Patterson Companies' stock was trading at $20.89 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PDCO stock has decreased by 23.6% and is now trading at $15.96. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Patterson Companies?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 3 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.

When is Patterson Companies' next earnings date?

Patterson Companies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 25th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Patterson Companies.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.10. The company earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. Patterson Companies had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 0.85%. The company's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.38 EPS. View Patterson Companies' earnings history.

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

Patterson Companies announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 17th. Investors of record on Friday, April 10th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, April 24th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.52%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 8th. View Patterson Companies' dividend history.

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

Patterson Companies issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.50-1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.41.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

10 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Patterson Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Patterson Companies' share price to reach $21.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Patterson Companies.

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PDCO stock has been trending positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a coverage optimism score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutPatterson Companies.

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 14,676,900 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the February 27th total of 13,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,440,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.2 days. Approximately 17.4% 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 AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Henry Schein (HSIC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Abbott Laboratories (ABT).

Who are Patterson Companies' key executives?

Patterson Companies' management team includes the following 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)

What is Patterson Companies' stock symbol?

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

Who are Patterson Companies' major shareholders?

Patterson Companies' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.16%), FMR LLC (3.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.99%), Sasco Capital Inc. CT (1.50%), LSV Asset Management (1.32%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.26%). View institutional ownership trends for Patterson Companies.

Which major investors are selling Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tavio Capital LLC, Sasco Capital Inc. CT, River Road Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, AQR Capital Management LLC, Cove Street Capital LLC, LSV Asset Management, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View insider buying and selling activity for Patterson Companies.

Which major investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, UBS Group AG, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, and Vident Investment Advisory LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $15.96.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $1.53 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  549 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  877
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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