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MCK Mckesson dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Mckesson's most recent quarterly dividend was on Aug 31, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.95 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 0.51% based on its recent close price. The latest dividend has increased by $0.07, or 15% from the prior payment.

Key dates

  • MCK last dividend date: Aug 31, 2022
  • MCK next dividend date: Nov 30, 2022
MCK dividend stats
DPS
$1.95
Dividend yield
0.51%
Payout ratio
13.7%
vs. Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.68%
Payout ratio
37.8%

Dividend yield

What is Mckesson current dividend yield

MCK has a dividend yield of 0.51% which is lower than the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 1.68%, Mckesson's dividend yield is 70% lower. Historically MCK's dividend yield has averaged at 1.0% in the last 5 years, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is MCK dividend payout history and dates

Mckesson has been paying dividends since 1995. MCK has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 13% for the last twelve months. But since the stock price has gone up by 72% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 35%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 31, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 Jul 22, 2022 $0.54 normal
May 31, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 $0.47 normal
Feb 28, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 Jan 27, 2022 $0.47 normal
Nov 30, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Oct 28, 2021 $0.47 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Jul 26, 2021 $0.47 normal
May 28, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 Apr 29, 2021 $0.42 normal
Mar 1, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 Jan 28, 2021 $0.42 normal
Nov 30, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Oct 29, 2020 $0.42 normal
Aug 31, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.42 normal
May 29, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 $0.41 normal
Feb 28, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 $0.41 normal
Nov 29, 2019 Jan 2, 2020 Oct 23, 2019 $0.41 normal
Aug 30, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 $0.41 normal
May 31, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 $0.39 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Jan 31, 2019 $0.39 normal
Nov 30, 2018 Jan 2, 2019 Oct 24, 2018 $0.39 normal
Aug 31, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 $0.39 normal
May 31, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 $0.34 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 $0.34 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 Oct 25, 2017 $0.34 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Jul 26, 2017 $0.34 normal
Jun 1, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 May 24, 2017 $0.28 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Jan 25, 2017 $0.28 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Jan 2, 2017 Oct 27, 2016 $0.28 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $0.28 normal
Jun 2, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 May 25, 2016 $0.28 normal
Feb 26, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 $0.28 normal
Nov 27, 2015 Jan 4, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 $0.28 normal
Aug 28, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 Jul 29, 2015 $0.28 normal

Mckesson dividend payout ratio

What is Mckesson dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

MCK has a payout ratio of 13.7% which is lower than the Healthcare sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Healthcare sector average of 37.8%, Mckesson's payout ratio is 64% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

MCK dividend vs peer dividends

How does MCK dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PDCO Patterson Companies Inc 3.67% $1.04 52.3%
CAH Cardinal Health Inc 2.51% $1.97 N/A
PINC Premier Inc 2.46% $0.81 51.9%
ABC Amerisourcebergen Corp 1.13% $1.89 23.2%
MCK Mckesson Corp 0.51% $1.95 13.7%
OMI Owens & Minor Inc 0.06% $0.01 0.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Mckesson pay a dividend?

Yes, Mckesson has paid four dividends in the last twelve months. MCK has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is Mckesson's next dividend?

MCK's next dividend date is Nov 30, 2022 (ex-date).

When was MCK's last dividend?

Mckesson's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 31, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.54 per share.

How much dividend does Mckesson pay (per share)?

MCK has paid dividend of $1.95 per share in the last year.

What is Mckesson's dividend yield?

Mckesson's current dividend yield is 0.51%.

How often does Mckesson pay dividends?

Mckesson pays dividends quarterly.

What is Mckesson's dividend payout ratio?

Mckesson's dividend payout ratio is 13.7%.

Does Mckesson pay a good dividend?

Mckesson's dividend yield is lower than the Healthcare sector average.