McKesson Corporation (
) 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. (
) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
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%.