NASDAQ:PDCO - Patterson Companies Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$22.86 -0.04 (-0.17 %)
(As of 08/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.90
Today's Range$22.82 - $23.32
52-Week Range$20.57 - $40.90
Volume1.59 million shs
Average Volume2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio13.61
Dividend Yield4.63%
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 Ratio13.61
Forward P/E Ratio13.14
P/E Growth1.56

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.47 billion
Price / Sales0.40
Cash Flow$2.5889 per share
Price / Cash8.83
Book Value$15.45 per share
Price / Book1.48

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 Shares95,060,000
Market Cap$2.13 billion

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. Investors 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 4.55%. 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 has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 21st. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30. The company earned $1.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.43 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 3.68% and a return on equity of 11.05%. The firm's revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 Thursday, August, 30th 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 (EPS) 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?

16 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Patterson Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $18.50 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Patterson Companies' share price to reach $29.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Patterson Companies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Patterson Companies?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Patterson Companies in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Patterson Companies.

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,937,908 shares, a decrease of 10.5% from the July 13th total of 18,929,465 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,481,565 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. Currently, 20.6% of the company's shares 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. Mark S. Walchirk, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Les B. Korsh, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Pohlman, Pres of Animal Health International, Inc. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Dennis W. Goedken, Corp. Controller (Age 56)
  • Mr. Scott P. Anderson, Non-Officer Special Advisor (Age 51)

Has Patterson Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PDCO stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 48.17 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Patterson Companies.

Who are Patterson Companies' major shareholders?

Patterson Companies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.47%), FMR LLC (4.94%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.93%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.76%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.54%). 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., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Biechele Royce Advisors, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Brandes Investment Partners LP, Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC and Highland Capital Management LP. 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and River Road Asset Management 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 $22.86.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $2.13 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:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  415 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  643
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This page was last updated on 8/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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