McKesson Dividend yield

 Price  306.13
 Dividend  1.87
 Earnings  -26.62
 Cash-flow  30.31
 Book value  0.00
 Equity  0.00

McKesson is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. McKesson is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

McKesson paid a total dividend of 281 million USD last year, for a market value of 45,920 millions (Market Cap 45,845 millions). Dividend per share of McKesson is 1.87 USD, and his stock market price 306.13 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, McKesson has a dividend yield of 0.61%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare McKesson dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of McKesson

McKesson Dividend Payout

About the ability of McKesson to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.87 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.61%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). McKesson payout on ernings is currently -7.02%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that McKessoncan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of McKesson is USD 30.31 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.87, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of McKesson, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

McKesson payout

McKesson Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

McKesson Stock performance

Finally, last moth McKesson showed a return of 11.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 57.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

McKesson stock and market return