McKesson Corporation (
) 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. (
) and AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the
- First Trust MuFirst Trust Multi CG AlphaDEX (
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%.