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

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$22.21 +0.06 (+0.27 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 03:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.15
Today's Range$22.10 - $22.41
52-Week Range$18.94 - $38.20
Volume72,278 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio13.29
Dividend Yield4.68%
Beta1.25
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$5.47 billion
Cash Flow$2.5412 per share
Book Value$15.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$200.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,700
Market Cap$2.11 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 4.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 10th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 6th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates 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%. The company's revenue was up 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.51 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, March 7th 2019. 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, 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?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Patterson Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $18.50 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' share price to reach $23.2917 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 6 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.

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PDCO stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 53)
  • Mr. Les B. Korsh, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Pohlman, Pres of Animal Health International, Inc. (Age 56)
  • 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.35%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 Virtu Financial LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $22.21.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.11 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:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  452 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  709
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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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