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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 39344.1. Since its IPO date on the 11/15/1994, McKesson Corporation, MCK performance year to date is -14.56%. Today McKesson Corporation, MCK has gained -0.57%, with a current price of 166.74.

Ownership of the company is 0.29% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 11.50%. Return of assets are at 3.90%, with return on investment at 15.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, McKesson Corporation, MCK is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0.88. With a profit margin of 1.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 5.90%, 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 0.6.

For the last year McKesson Corporation, MCK has seen a EPS growth of 30.10%. A performance for the year of -15.79%. The 52-week high is -19.34%, and the 52-week low is 12.99%. The average volume for McKesson Corporation, MCK is 82895.

With a target price of 208.31, can McKesson Corporation, MCK reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of McKesson Corporation, MCK. McKesson Corporation has a P/E of 16.43 and a forward P/E of 11.56. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.69. McKesson Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.2 and 4.08 respectively. For P/cash, McKesson Corporation has a value of 8.44, while it is 9.47 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 166.74, McKesson Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.67%. We see a return on equity of 24.80%.

Looking more long-term McKesson Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.71%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.20% 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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