Patterson Companies Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:PDCO)

$17.30
-0.34 (-1.93 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 11:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
$17.24
Now: $17.30
$17.64
50-Day Range
$16.03
MA: $17.46
$19.51
52-Week Range
$15.73
Now: $17.30
$26.60
Volume92,227 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.65 billion
P/E Ratio12.36
Dividend Yield5.95%
Beta1.33
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$2.2208 per share
Book Value$15.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$83.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,800
Market Cap$1.65 billion
Next Earnings Date12/5/2019 (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 Tuesday, September 17th. Investors of record on Friday, October 11th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 25th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 10th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically 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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 29th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.36 billion. Patterson Companies had a return on equity of 8.95% and a net margin of 2.12%. The firm's revenue was down .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.26 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, December 5th 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, August, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.33-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.37.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Patterson Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% 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 4 sell ratings and 3 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?

Media headlines about PDCO stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,530,000 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the July 31st total of 13,525,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 12.3 days. Approximately 17.4% of the shares of the stock 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Henry Schein (HSIC), Bank of America (BAC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS) 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (14.71%), BlackRock Inc. (10.50%), BlackRock Inc. (10.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.57%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.22%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.95%). Company insiders that own Patterson Companies stock include Ann B Gugino and John D Buck. 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 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 institutional investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was bought 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Patterson Companies' stock price today?

One share of PDCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.3704.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $1.66 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:  290 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  510 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  800
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 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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