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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: McKesson Corporation, MCK

McKesson Corporation, MCK is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Drugs Wholesale in the sector of Services. Based in USA, McKesson Corporation, MCK  has a market cap of 44221.81. Since its IPO date on the 11/15/1994, McKesson Corporation, MCK performance year to date is -0.29%. Today McKesson Corporation, MCK has gained 0.22%, with a current price of 196.44.

Ownership of the company is 0.29% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 11.00%. Return of assets are at 4.00%, with return on investment at 15.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, McKesson Corporation, MCK is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.73. While Total debt/equity is 0.91. With a profit margin of 1.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 6.00%, and operating margin of 1.90%. McKesson Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year McKesson Corporation, MCK has seen a EPS growth of 30.10%. A performance for the year of -12.98%. The 52-week high is -13.16%, and the 52-week low is 32.91%. The average volume for McKesson Corporation, MCK is 282869.

With a target price of 199.93, can McKesson Corporation, MCK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of McKesson Corporation, MCK. McKesson Corporation has a P/E of 19.94 and a forward P/E of 13.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.05. McKesson Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.23 and 4.99 respectively. For P/cash, McKesson Corporation has a value of 10.92, while it is 16.07 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 196.44, McKesson Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.57%. We see a return on equity of 25.50%.

Looking more long-term McKesson Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.75%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.49% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 30.10% for this year and for the last five years a 18.00% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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