McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2014

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McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MCK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that MCK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $193.77, the dividend yield is .5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $193.77, representing a -1.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $196.44 and a 61.25% increase over the 52 week low of $120.17.

MCK is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Cardinal Health, Inc. ( CAH ) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ). MCK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.32. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 28.99%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MCK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCK as a top-10 holding:

  • Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ( RTH )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF ( SYG )
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of 9.27% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of MCK at 4.54%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: MCK , CAH , ABC , RTH , SYG , FXH

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