McKesson Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 02, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MCK stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th
quarter that MCK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $93.56, the dividend yield is .86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $93.56,
representing a -3.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.23 and
a 24.93% increase over the 52 week low of $74.89.
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 $6.54. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.32%, compared to an
industry average of 18.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MCK through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have MCK as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
0.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MCK at 2.61%.