NASDAQ:PDCO - Patterson Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $21.85 -0.68 (-3.02 %) (As of 05/24/2019 06:52 AM ET)Previous Close$22.53Today's Range$21.82 - $22.5452-Week Range$18.94 - $26.60Volume607,400 shsAverage Volume851,201 shsMarket Capitalization$2.08 billionP/E Ratio13.01Dividend Yield4.62%Beta1.33 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive PDCO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PDCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Medical & hospital equipment Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors SectorMedical Current SymbolNASDAQ:PDCO Previous Symbol CUSIP70339510 CIK891024 Webhttp://www.pattersoncompanies.com/ Phone651-686-1600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.50 Current Ratio1.80 Quick Ratio0.89Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.01 Forward P/E Ratio15.28 P/E Growth2.66 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.47 billion Price / Sales0.38 Cash Flow$2.4661 per share Price / Cash Flow8.86 Book Value$15.45 per share Price / Book1.41Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.68 Net Income$200.97 million Net Margins1.38% Return on Equity8.50% Return on Assets3.70%Miscellaneous Employees7,700 Outstanding Shares95,169,000Market Cap$2.08 billion Next Earnings Date6/20/2019 (Estimated) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 12th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, April 26th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 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 buyback plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 28th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.38. The company earned $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.40 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 1.38% and a return on equity of 8.50%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. 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, June 20th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.40-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.43. Patterson Companies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.40-1.45 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PDCO? 10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Patterson Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $25.00. On average, they expect Patterson Companies' stock price to reach $21.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings and 4 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? Headlines about PDCO stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Patterson Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Patterson Companies include Bausch Health Companies (BHC), Molina Healthcare (MOH), DEMANT A S/ADR (WILYY), Davita (DVA), Eurofins Scientific (ERFSF), H. Lundbeck A/S- (HLUYY), Beigene (BGNE), Carl Zeiss Meditec (AFX), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ), BIO-TECHNE (TECH), Icon (ICLR), Masimo (MASI), Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX), Recordati (RCDTF) and Cronos Group (CRON). 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 Henry Schein (HSIC), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), WP Carey (WPC), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE) and Johnson & Johnson (jnj). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.79%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.00%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.55%), Northern Trust Corp (1.48%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.35%). Company insiders that own Patterson Companies stock include Ann B Gugino, 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 Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Cove Street Capital LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and AMG National Trust Bank. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Mcclain Value Management LLC, LSV Asset Management and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. 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 $21.85. How big of a company is Patterson Companies? Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.08 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 ()Outperform Votes: 272 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 477 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 749MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.