McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) 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. ( CAH ) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) ( ABC ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCK Dividend History page.

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 ( RWV )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).

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%.



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: ABC , CAH , MCK , PTH , PXLC , RWV

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