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McKesson (mck) Stock Research

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Company Description: McKesson Corporation is a North American provider of supply, information, and healthcare management products and related services that distributes proprietary drugs, medical supplies, and health and beauty aids; provides management and pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers; markets financial, supply chain, and strategic management software solutions; and provides consulting and outsourcing services to independent pharmacies. The company also sells automated pharmaceutical dispensing systems for use in retail pharmacies and helps to automate hospitals throughout Europe and the US. Update

Market Research Update

Health Care Industry Research & Analysis: The health care industry depends on the care of health-related services by professionals for the benefit of patients. Medical device markers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical drug developers and government institutions are major participants in the treatment of sick, injured and disabled patients. Health Care Trading Strategy: Health Care stocks tend to be less sensitive to economic changes. Look for undervalued health care investments at any point in the business cycle when stock prices are low. However, biotech, employment staffing and insurance companies may all decrease during recessions for different reasons. Government intervention is another important factor in health care investments, since government spending in health care is a very large portion of overall health care spending. When governments change spending plans, different sub-sectors in the industry are significantly affected. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . McKesson is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.

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Strategy Analysis Update

McKesson's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. McKesson possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: McKesson's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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