McKesson Corporation is a medical distribution business based in the US. McKesson Corporation stocks (MCK.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $248.9 – a decrease of 3.86% over the previous week. McKesson Corporation employs 59,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $251 billion.
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- McKesson Corporation's financials
- How volatile are McKesson Corporation shares?
- Does McKesson Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have McKesson Corporation shares ever split?
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McKesson Corporation stock price (NYSE:MCK)Use our graph to track the performance of MCK stocks over time.
McKesson Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$246.62|
|52-week range||$167.81 - $256.85|
|50-day moving average||$232.94|
|200-day moving average||$206.65|
|Wall St. target price||$280.46|
|Dividend yield||$1.73 (0.74%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-30.59|
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Is it a good time to buy McKesson Corporation stock?
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McKesson Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||2.43%|
|3 months (2021-10-20)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||21.71%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||33.30%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||61.59%|
|3 years (2019-01-24)||96.56%|
|5 years (2017-01-24)||66.29%|
Is McKesson Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing McKesson Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of McKesson Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
McKesson Corporation's PEG ratio
McKesson Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 26.752. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into McKesson Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
McKesson Corporation's EBITDA
McKesson Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a McKesson Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
McKesson Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$251 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||1.29%|
|Gross profit TTM||$12 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.23%|
|Return on equity TTM||-127%|
|Market capitalisation||$39.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
McKesson Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like McKesson Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
McKesson Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 23.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and McKesson Corporation's overall score of 23.8 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like McKesson Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
McKesson Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 9.12/100
McKesson Corporation's environmental score of 9.12 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that McKesson Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
McKesson Corporation's social score
Social score: 17.15/100
McKesson Corporation's social score of 17.15 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that McKesson Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
McKesson Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 12.53/100
McKesson Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that McKesson Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
McKesson Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. McKesson Corporation scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that McKesson Corporation has a damaged public profile.
McKesson Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 8.33% of net profits
Recently McKesson Corporation has paid out, on average, around 8.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), McKesson Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In McKesson Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.73 per share.
While McKesson Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that McKesson Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
McKesson Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 3 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have McKesson Corporation's shares ever split?
McKesson Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 January 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your McKesson Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for McKesson Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted McKesson Corporation's share price.
McKesson Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, McKesson Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $167.8075 up to $256.85. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while McKesson Corporation's is 0.7831. This would suggest that McKesson Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
McKesson Corporation overview
McKesson Corporation provides healthcare supply chain management, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: U. S. Pharmaceutical, International, Medical-Surgical Solutions, and Prescription Technology Solutions (RxTS). The U. S. Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded, generic, specialty, biosimilar, and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs and other healthcare-related products.
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