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

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$130.65 +1.27 (+0.98 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$129.38
Today's Range$129.20 - $131.05
52-Week Range$122.63 - $178.86
Volume1.66 million shs
Average Volume1.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.60 billion
P/E Ratio10.35
Dividend Yield1.07%
Beta1.22
McKesson logoMcKesson 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
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:MCK
CUSIP58155Q10
Phone415-983-8300

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.35
Forward P/E Ratio9.80
P/E Growth1.3

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$208.36 billion
Price / Sales0.13
Cash Flow$29.8970 per share
Price / Cash4.37
Book Value$48.74 per share
Price / Book2.68

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees78,000
Outstanding Shares199,770,000
Market Cap$24.60 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis 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 has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, October 27th 2016, which permits the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 114% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were McKesson's earnings last quarter?

McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.89 by $0.01. The business earned $52.61 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.91 billion. McKesson had a positive return on equity of 25.19% and a negative net margin of 0.18%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.47 EPS. 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.

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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $13.00 to $13.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $13.38.

What price target have analysts set for MCK?

16 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for McKesson's stock. Their predictions range from $2.86 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate McKesson's stock price to reach $153.3240 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for McKesson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for McKesson?

16 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 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 & Pres (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 of HR (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul C. Julian, Exec. VP (Age 63)

Has McKesson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MCK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. McKesson earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.59 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for McKesson.

Who are McKesson's major shareholders?

McKesson's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.83%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.31%), Boston Partners (3.12%), FMR LLC (2.20%), Vulcan Value Partners LLC (1.89%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.45%). Company insiders that own McKesson stock include Erin M Lampert, John H Hammergren, Lori A Schechter, M Christine Jacobs, Marie L/Ca Knowles, Susan R Salka and Wayne A Budd. View Institutional Ownership Trends for McKesson.

Which institutional investors are selling McKesson stock?

MCK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bank of Nova Scotia, Scharf Investments LLC, Ruffer LLP, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold McKesson company stock in the last year include Erin M Lampert, John H Hammergren and M Christine Jacobs. View Insider Buying and Selling for McKesson.

Which institutional investors are buying McKesson stock?

MCK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Unigestion Holding SA, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Nomura Holdings Inc.. 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 $130.65.

How big of a company is McKesson?

McKesson has a market capitalization of $24.60 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.

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:  752 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  409 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,161
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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