McKesson Dividend yield

 Price  412.32
 Dividend  2.47
 Earnings  28.63
 Cash-flow  41.23
 Book value  -13.56
 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 stock dividend

McKesson paid a total dividend of 338 million USD last year, for a market value of 56,488 millions (Market Cap 56,409 millions). McKesson dividend per share is 2.47 USD, and his stock market price 412.32 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, McKesson has a dividend yield of 0.60%, 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 stocks dividend with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of McKesson

McKesson Dividend Payout

About the ability of McKesson to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.47 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.60%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). McKesson payout on ernings is currently 8.63%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% 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 41.23 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.47, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of McKesson's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of McKesson dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Food and Drug Retailers stocks.

McKesson stock dividend history

McKesson Stock performance

Finally, last moth McKesson showed a return of 2.50% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 12.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

McKesson stock and market return