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

$16.83
+0.18 (+1.08 %)
(As of 08/18/2019 08:53 AM ET)
Today's Range
$16.73
Now: $16.83
$16.99
50-Day Range
$16.46
MA: $20.23
$23.1250
52-Week Range
$16.40
Now: $16.83
$26.60
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio11.89
Dividend Yield6.25%
Beta1.29
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$2.2682 per share
Book Value$15.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$83.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,800
Market Cap$1.61 billion
Next Earnings Date8/29/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 12th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, July 26th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 11th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 27th. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The business earned $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 1.50% and a return on equity of 8.94%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.30 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, August 29th 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.33-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.51.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Patterson Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Patterson Companies' stock price to reach $20.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

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

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PDCO stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Patterson Companies.

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,411,300 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the June 15th total of 12,251,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 966,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 13.9 days. Approximately 16.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Patterson Companies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Patterson Companies' key competitors?

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), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (jnj), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (14.71%), BlackRock Inc. (10.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.22%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.95%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.66%). Company insiders that own Patterson Companies stock include Ann B Gugino and John D Buck. 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 Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which major investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sasco Capital Inc. CT, Invesco Ltd., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., UBS Group AG, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Northern Trust Corp 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 $16.83.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $1.61 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:  285 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  497 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  782
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 8/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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