McKesson is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. The Company helps its customers improve their financial, operational and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
78,000 (est)+15%
McKesson was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at McKesson

John H. Hammergren

John H. Hammergren

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
James Beer

James Beer

David M. Lawrence

David M. Lawrence

Board of Director
Jorge Figueredo

Jorge Figueredo

EVP of Human Resources
Kathy McElligott

Kathy McElligott

Executive Vice President, CIO & CTO
Lori Schechter

Lori Schechter

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Paul Julian

Paul Julian

Executive Vice President and Group President
Bansi Nagji

Bansi Nagji

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development
Patrick J. Blake

Patrick J. Blake

Executive Vice President and Group President

McKesson Office Locations

McKesson has offices in San Francisco, Scottsdale, Irvine, Alpharetta and in 29 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
McKesson Plaza 1 Post St
London, GB
The Exchange 4 Brent Cross Gardens
Christchurch, NZ
245 St Asaph St
Holon, IL
26 Harokmim St
Dublin, IE
17 Turnapin Ln
Richmond, CA
130 10711 Cambie Rd
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McKesson Data and Metrics

McKesson Financial Metrics

McKesson's revenue was reported to be $190.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

190.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

11.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

3.5 b

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

31.3 b

Cash (31-Mar-2016)

4 b


35.4 b
McKesson's current market capitalization is $31.3 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


137.6 b179 b190.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

129.3 b167.6 b179.5 b

Gross profit

8.3 b11.4 b11.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

457 m392 m392 m

General and administrative expense

5.4 b7.9 b7.3 b

Operating expense total

5.9 b8.4 b7.9 b


2.4 b3 b3.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

300 m374 m353 m

Pre tax profit

2.2 b2.7 b3.3 b

Income tax expense

757 m815 m908 m

Net Income

1.3 b1.5 b2.3 b
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.7 b3.6 b3.1 b2.5 b4.2 b5.3 b4 b

Current Assets

32.6 b36.7 b38.4 b


2.2 b2 b2.3 b


9.9 b9.8 b

Total Assets

51.8 b53.9 b56.6 b

Total Debt

10.7 b9.8 b8.2 b

Current Liabilities

29.5 b33.5 b35.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

6.6 b7 b5.8 b

Retained Earnings

11.5 b12.7 b8.4 b

Total Equity

10.3 b8.1 b9 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1 x1.2 x0.9 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5 x6.7 x6.3 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.3 b1.5 b2.3 b


(1.2 b)(2.1 b)(1.3 b)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.1 b3.1 b3.7 b

Purchases of PP&E

(488 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(5 b)(677 m)(1.6 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(356 m)(353 m)(1.6 b)

Dividends Paid

(214 m)(227 m)(244 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

3.6 b(968 m)(3.5 b)

Interest Paid

255 m359 m337 m

Income Taxes Paid

508 m866 m923 m
USDY, 2016


10 x


9.6 x


2.8 m


0.9 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

6.3 x

McKesson Operating Metrics

McKesson's Distribution Centers was reported to be 2 in FY, 2016
FY, 2016

Distribution Centers


Pharmacies Served

65 k

Pharmacies Owned

2.2 k

McKesson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CoverMyMedsJanuary 25, 2017$1.1 b
HealthQxJuly 12, 2016
Vantage OncologyApril 04, 2016$525 m
UDG HealthcareSeptember 16, 2015$432.2 m
CelesioOctober 24, 2013$5.4 b
EwendoNovember 06, 2012
MedVentiveSeptember 24, 2012
peerVueFebruary 08, 2012
Portico SystemsJune 22, 2011
RelayHealthJune 30, 2006

McKesson Market Value History

McKesson Revenue Breakdown

McKesson Median Salaries

Source: 391 public H-1B filings from McKesson

Traffic Overview of McKesson

McKesson Online and Social Media Presence

McKesson Company Life and Culture

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