McKesson Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April
01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCK stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 8th quarter that MCK has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $103.66,
representing a -3.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.90 and
a 28.59% increase over the 52 week low of $80.61.
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 $6.58. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.12%, compared to an
industry average of 13.8%.
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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:
- RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWV with an increase of
19.2% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MCK at 7.17%.