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Dividend Yield 1.93
SHDMF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SHDMF: 1.93 )
SHDMF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.93

Dividend Payout 0.40
SHDMF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SHDMF: 0.40 )
SHDMF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.4

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.93
SHDMF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SHDMF: 1.93 )
SHDMF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 1.93

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Pharmaceutical Retailers
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Traded in other countries:SC.Canada, SDZ.Germany,
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation was founded in 1962. The Company is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec). The stores are owned and operated by the Company's licensed Associate-owners who have helped build a brand that is synonymous with exceptional service, value and trust. The Company also licenses or owns more than 55 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and six luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale. The Company owns and operates 62 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, which are engaged in the sale and service of assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services, and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities.
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