McKesson Corporation (MCK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2017

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McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 03, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MCK 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.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCK was $148.97, representing a -25.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $199.43 and a 30.07% increase over the 52 week low of $114.53.

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 $8.45. Zacks Investment Research reports MCK's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.76%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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:

  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF ( XHS )
  • PowerShares Contrarian Opportunities Portfolio ( CNTR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CNTR with an increase of 19.78% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of MCK at 4.4%.

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: MCK , CAH , ABC , RTH , XHS ,

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