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McKesson Cash Ratio

: 0.05 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The Cash Ratio measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with cash and near-cash resources. It is calculated as a company's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities divides by its Total Current Liabilities. McKesson's Cash Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.05.

McKesson has a Cash Ratio of 0.05. It indicates that there are more current liabilities than Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities, and the company does not have sufficient cash on hand to pay off its short-term debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for McKesson's Cash Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

MCK' s Cash Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Med: 0.09   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.05

During the past 13 years, McKesson's highest Cash Ratio was 0.23. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.09.

MCK's Cash Ratio is ranked worse than
87.5% of 80 companies
in the Medical Distribution industry
Industry Median: 0.23 vs MCK: 0.05

McKesson Cash Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for McKesson's Cash Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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McKesson Annual Data
Trend Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22
Cash Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.14 0.07

McKesson Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Cash Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.06 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.05

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Distribution subindustry, McKesson's Cash Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Cash Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

McKesson Cash Ratio Distribution

For the Medical Distribution industry and Healthcare sector, McKesson's Cash Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where McKesson's Cash Ratio falls into.



McKesson Cash Ratio Calculation

The Cash Ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its cash and near-cash resources.

McKesson's Cash Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Cash Ratio (A: Mar. 2022 )=Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities/Total Current Liabilities
=3532/48466
=0.07

McKesson's Cash Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Cash Ratio (Q: Jun. 2022 )=Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities/Total Current Liabilities
=2233/47201
=0.05

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


McKesson  (NYSE:MCK) Cash Ratio Explanation

The cash ratio is more conservative than other liquidity ratios, such as Quick Ratio and Current Ratio, because it only considers a company's most liquid resources. The numerator of cash ratio only considers Cash, Cash Equivalents and marketable securities. Other current assets, such as accounts receivable and inventories, are not included. The rationale is that these assets may require time to be transformed into cash, and the amount of money received is also uncertain.

The cash ratio shows a company’s ability to pay all current liabilities immediately without selling or liquidating other assets. Generally speaking, a higher cash ratio suggests the company has a stronger ability to cover its short-term debt. However, a high cash ratio could also indicate inefficient management: the company is inefficient in making full utilization of cash to invest protential profitable project. It may also suggest that the company is not confident about future profitability.

In general, the higher the cash ratio, the better the company's liquidity position.


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McKesson Business Description

McKesson logo
Address
6555 State Highway 161, Irving, TX, USA, 75039
McKesson is a leading wholesaler of branded, generic, and specialty pharmaceutical products to pharmacies (retail chains, independent, and mail order), hospitals networks, and healthcare providers. Along with AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health, the three account for well over 90% of the U.S. pharmaceutical wholesale industry. McKesson is currently divesting from its pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution in Europe and Canada in order to redeploy capital to strategic growth areas in the U.S. (oncology network and ecosystem, and biopharma services). Additionally, the company supplies medical-surgical products and equipment to healthcare facilities and provides a variety of technology solutions for pharmacies.
Executives
Rodgers Thomas L officer: EVP, Chief Strategy & BDO 6555 NORTH STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Dunbar Webster Roy director 5757 N. GREEN BAY AVENUE MILWAUKEE WI 53209
Rutledge Napoleon B Jr officer: SVP, Controller & CAO 2999 WILDWOOD PARKWAY ATLANTA GA 30339
Flores Nancy officer: EVP, CIO & CTO 6555 NORTH STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Hinton James H. director 6555 NORTH STATE HWY. 161 IRVING TX 75039
Wilson-thompson Kathleen director PO BOX 3599 BATTLE CREEK MI 49016-3599
Faber Tracy officer: EVP & Chief HR Officer 6555 NORTH STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Tyler Brian S. officer: Chief Executive Officer MCKESSON CORPORATION 6555 STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Schechter Lori A. officer: EVP, Chief Legal Officer & GC MCKESSON CORPORATION 6555 NORTH STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Vitalone Britt J. officer: EVP & CFO MCKESSON CORPORATION 6555 STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Emerson Kevin officer: SVP, Controller & CAO 6555 NORTH STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039
Carmona Richard H director 1221 BROADWAY OAKLAND CA 94612
Mantia Linda Provie director C/O CERIDIAN HCM HOLDING INC., 3311 EAST OLD SHAKOPEE ROAD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55425
Martinez Maria director THE LANDMARK @ 1 MARKET STREET SUITE 300 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Washington Kenneth E director 6555 STATE HWY 161 IRVING TX 75039

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