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

$17.08
+0.57 (+3.45 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$16.78
Now: $17.09
$17.32
50-Day Range
$16.03
MA: $17.16
$18.51
52-Week Range
$15.73
Now: $17.09
$26.60
Volume924,030 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio12.20
Dividend Yield6.30%
Beta1.36
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$2.32 per share
Book Value$15.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$83.63 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,800
Market Cap$1.63 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, October 25th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 10th. View Patterson Companies' Dividend History.

How will Patterson Companies' stock buyback program work?

Patterson Companies announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Patterson Companies' earnings last quarter?

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 29th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. Patterson Companies had a net margin of 2.12% and a return on equity of 8.95%. Patterson Companies's revenue for the quarter was down .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.26 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 Thursday, December 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Patterson Companies.

What guidance has Patterson Companies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Patterson Companies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.33-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.37.

What price target have analysts set for PDCO?

7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% 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?

Headlines about PDCO stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Patterson Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Patterson Companies.

Are investors shorting Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies saw a increase in short interest during the month of 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 trading volume, of 1,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 12.3 days. Approximately 17.4% of the company's 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), Henry Schein (HSIC), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS) and General Electric (GE).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV (0.11%), Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC (0.04%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Patterson Companies stock include Ann B Gugino and John D Buck. 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 Pacer Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Patterson Companies.

Which major investors are buying Patterson Companies stock?

PDCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Measured Wealth Private Client Group LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV. 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 $17.09.

How big of a company is Patterson Companies?

Patterson Companies has a market capitalization of $1.63 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:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  515 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  808
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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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