NASDAQ:PDCO - Patterson Companies Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$22.75 +0.22 (+0.98 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.53
Today's Range$22.45 - $22.83
52-Week Range$20.57 - $43.48
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.17 billion
P/E Ratio13.52
Dividend Yield4.54%
Beta1.1
Patterson Companies logoPatterson 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Medical & hospital equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:PDCO
CUSIP70339510
Phone651-686-1600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63
Current Ratio1.95
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.52
Forward P/E Ratio13.07
P/E Growth1.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.47 billion
Price / Sales0.39
Cash Flow$2.5222 per share
Price / Cash9.02
Book Value$15.45 per share
Price / Book1.47

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.68
Net Income$200.97 million
Net Margins3.68%
Return on Equity11.05%
Return on Assets4.43%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,700
Outstanding Shares94,720,000
Market Cap$2,170.94

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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, June 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, July 27th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 12th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 21st. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.30. The company earned $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.43 billion. Patterson Companies had a return on equity of 11.05% and a net margin of 3.68%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.69 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 Wednesday, August, 22nd 2018. 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, June, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.73-1.83 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.76.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Patterson Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $42.00. On average, they expect Patterson Companies' stock price to reach $29.8214 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 18,710,809 shares, an increase of 19.4% from the June 15th total of 15,664,528 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,619,631 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 22.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Patterson Companies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Patterson Companies' key competitors?

Who are Patterson Companies' key executives?

Patterson Companies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Les B. Korsh, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Ann B. Gugino, Special Advisor (Age 46)
  • Mr. Paul A. Guggenheim, Pres of Patterson Dental - Western Region (Age 58)
  • Mr. Scott P. Anderson, Non-Officer Special Advisor (Age 51)
  • Mr. Mark S. Walchirk, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PDCO stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.31 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Patterson Companies' major shareholders?

Patterson Companies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.52%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.17%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.11%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.10%), Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV (0.09%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%). 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 institutional investors are selling Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc. and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which institutional investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DnB Asset Management AS, Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV, Bank of Montreal Can, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Rand Wealth LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $22.75.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.17 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.

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:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  398 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  613
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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