McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH ).

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%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: ABC , CAH , ETF , MCK , PTH

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