NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

McKesson

(NYSE:

MCK

) is tomorrow, February 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $81.74 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for McKesson has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McKesson has a market cap of $18.8 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

wholesale

industry. Shares are up 5.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

McKesson Corporation delivers medicines, pharmaceutical supplies, information, and care management products and services for the healthcare industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9, above the average wholesale industry P/E ratio of 16.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates McKesson as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

McKesson Ratings Report

.

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