McKesson Corporation is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson 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)
68,000 (est)
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 31 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
Mc Kesson 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
Montréal, CA
4705 Rue Dobrin
Richmond, US
4000 9954 Mayland Dr
Morris Plains, US
100 1639 Nj 10
King Of Prussia, US
475 Allendale Rd
Waltham, US
200 400 5th Ave
Newton, US
Riverside Center 275 Grove St
Livonia, US
30881 Schoolcraft Rd
Farmington, US
1690 New Britain Ave
Alpharetta, US
5995 Windward Pkwy
Irvine, US
22 Corporate Park
Scottsdale, US
370 4343 N Scottsdale Rd

McKesson Metrics

McKesson Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$190.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$11.4 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$2.3 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$29.3 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

$4 b
McKesson's current market capitalization is $29.3 b.
McKesson's revenue was reported to be $190.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$137.6 b$179 b$190.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$129.3 b$167.6 b$179.5 b

Gross profit

$8.3 b$11.4 b$11.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

$457 m$392 m$392 m

General and administrative expense

$5.4 b$7.9 b$7.3 b

Operating expense total

$5.9 b$8.4 b$7.9 b


$2.4 b$3 b$3.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$300 m$374 m$353 m

Pre tax profit

$2.2 b$2.7 b$3.3 b

Income tax expense

$757 m$815 m$908 m

Net Income

$1.3 b$1.5 b$2.3 b
Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.7 b$3.6 b$3.1 b$2.5 b$4.2 b$5.3 b$4 b

Current Assets

$32.6 b$36.7 b$38.4 b


$2.2 b$2 b$2.3 b


$9.9 b$9.8 b

Total Assets

$51.8 b$53.9 b$56.6 b

Total Debt

$10.7 b$9.8 b$8.2 b

Current Liabilities

$29.5 b$33.5 b$35.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$6.6 b$7 b$5.8 b

Retained Earnings

$11.5 b$12.7 b$8.4 b

Total Equity

$10.3 b$8.1 b$9 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
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$1.3 b$1.5 b$2.3 b


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

Cash From Operating Activities

$3.1 b$3.1 b$3.7 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 m$359 m$337 m

Income Taxes Paid

$508 m$866 m$923 m

McKesson Operating Metrics

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

McKesson Online Presence

McKesson Company Life

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