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

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$23.64 +0.66 (+2.87 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 04:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.64
Today's Range$22.91 - $23.75
52-Week Range$20.57 - $43.20
Volume3.71 million shs
Average Volume2.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.24 billion
P/E Ratio14.07
Dividend Yield4.40%
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 Ratio14.07
Forward P/E Ratio13.59
P/E Growth1.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.47 billion
Price / Sales0.41
Cash Flow$2.5419 per share
Price / Cash9.30
Book Value$15.45 per share
Price / Book1.53

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$2,239.13

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, 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 4.40%. 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 announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program 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 programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Patterson Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $18.50 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' stock price to reach $29.8214 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.1% 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 the month of 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 trading volume, of 4,619,631 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. Approximately 22.8% of the company's stock are short sold. 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?

News stories about PDCO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.30 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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%), AMG National Trust Bank (0.15%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.11%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.10%) and Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV (0.09%). 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 Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Biechele Royce Advisors, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Amalgamated Bank and Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.. 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 AMG National Trust Bank, DnB Asset Management AS, Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Foundry Partners LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Rand Wealth LLC. 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 $23.64.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.24 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:  219 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  622
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This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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