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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

McKesson

(NYSE:

MCK

) is tomorrow, August 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $87.50 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for McKesson has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McKesson has a market cap of $20.67 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

wholesale

industry. Shares are up 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

McKesson Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies to the healthcare industry primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, equal to the average wholesale industry P/E ratio and below 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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