McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014


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McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MCK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MCK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $176.73, representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $179.40 and a 72.32% increase over the 52 week low of $102.56.

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 $4.95. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.42%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.

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 )
  • PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio ( PTH )
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC )
  • First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX ( FAD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXH with an increase of 20.97% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of MCK at 4.82%.

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

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