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McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $120.85, the dividend yield is .79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $120.85, representing a -4.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.36 and a 42.76% increase over the 52 week low of $84.65.
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 $5.84. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.8%, compared to an industry average of 1%.
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 9.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MCK at 2.55%.