NYSE:MCK - McKesson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$131.37 +0.58 (+0.44 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 06:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$130.79
Today's Range$129.90 - $132.44
52-Week Range$122.49 - $178.86
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.50 billion
P/E Ratio10.41
Dividend Yield1.21%
McKesson Corporation provides pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Solutions, European Pharmaceutical Solutions, and Medical-Surgical Solutions. The company distributes branded, generic, specialty, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs, as well as other healthcare-related products; and offers practice management, technology, clinical support, and business solutions to community-based oncology and other specialty practices. It also provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for pharmaceutical manufacturers; and medical-surgical supply distribution, logistics, and other services to healthcare providers. In addition, the company operates retail pharmacy chains in Europe and Canada, as well as supports independent pharmacy networks within North America and Europe; and supplies integrated pharmacy management systems, automated dispensing systems, and related services to retail, outpatient, central fill, specialty, and mail order pharmacies. Further, it provides software and analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services. The company serves retail national accounts, including national and regional chains, food and drug combinations, mail order pharmacies, and mass merchandisers; independent retail pharmacies; and institutional healthcare providers, such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, and long-term care providers, as well as pharmaceutical manufacturers. McKesson Corporation was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Drugs, proprietaries, & sundries
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Distributors


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68
Current Ratio1.00
Quick Ratio0.57


Trailing P/E Ratio10.41
Forward P/E Ratio9.87
P/E Growth1.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$208.36 billion
Price / Sales0.13
Cash Flow$27.8917 per share
Price / Cash4.71
Book Value$48.74 per share
Price / Book2.70


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$12.62
Net Income$67 million
Net Margins-0.18%
Return on Equity25.19%
Return on Assets4.34%


Outstanding Shares199,770,000
Market Cap$26.50 billion

McKesson (NYSE:MCK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is McKesson's stock symbol?

McKesson trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MCK."

How often does McKesson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for McKesson?

McKesson announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 31st. This is a boost from McKesson's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View McKesson's Dividend History.

How will McKesson's stock buyback program work?

McKesson announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, October 27th 2016, which allows the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 114% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were McKesson's earnings last quarter?

McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.89 by $0.01. The firm earned $52.61 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.91 billion. McKesson had a negative net margin of 0.18% and a positive return on equity of 25.19%. McKesson's revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.47 earnings per share. View McKesson's Earnings History.

When is McKesson's next earnings date?

McKesson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for McKesson.

How can I listen to McKesson's earnings call?

McKesson will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What guidance has McKesson issued on next quarter's earnings?

McKesson issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $13.00 to $13.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $13.38.

What price target have analysts set for MCK?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for McKesson's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.86 to $200.00. On average, they expect McKesson's share price to reach $150.7757 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for McKesson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for McKesson?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for McKesson in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for McKesson.

Who are some of McKesson's key competitors?

Who are McKesson's key executives?

McKesson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John H. Hammergren, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Britt J. Vitalone, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Ms. Lori A. Schechter, Chief Compliance Officer, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jorge L. Figueredo, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul C. Julian, Exec. VP (Age 63)

Who are McKesson's major shareholders?

McKesson's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Swedbank (0.31%), Hexavest Inc. (0.19%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.17%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.04%), Rockland Trust Co. (0.03%) and Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A (0.02%). Company insiders that own McKesson stock include Erin M Lampert, John H Hammergren, Lori A Schechter, M Christine Jacobs, Marie L/Ca Knowles, N Anthony Coles, Susan R Salka and Wayne A Budd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for McKesson.

Which major investors are selling McKesson stock?

MCK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clinton Group Inc., Hexavest Inc., Swedbank, Moon Capital Management LLC, Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, Smithbridge Asset Management Inc. DE, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and CENTRAL TRUST Co. Company insiders that have sold McKesson company stock in the last year include Erin M Lampert, John H Hammergren and N Anthony Coles. View Insider Buying and Selling for McKesson.

Which major investors are buying McKesson stock?

MCK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, DNB Asset Management AS, Kempner Capital Management Inc., Midas Management Corp, We Are One Seven LLC, Atria Investments LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp and Busey Trust CO. Company insiders that have bought McKesson stock in the last two years include Lori A Schechter and Susan R Salka. View Insider Buying and Selling for McKesson.

How do I buy shares of McKesson?

Shares of MCK 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 McKesson's stock price today?

One share of MCK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $131.37.

How big of a company is McKesson?

McKesson has a market capitalization of $26.50 billion and generates $208.36 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $67 million in net income (profit) each year or $12.62 on an earnings per share basis. McKesson employs 78,000 workers across the globe.

What is McKesson's official website?

The official website for McKesson is http://www.mckesson.com.

How can I contact McKesson?

McKesson's mailing address is ONE POST ST, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94104. The company can be reached via phone at 415-983-8300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for McKesson (NYSE MCK)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  764 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,188
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about McKesson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MCK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MCK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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