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Short-term Underperformance Detected in Shares of McKesson in the Health Care Distributors Industry (MCK, PSSI, OMI, CAH, PMC)

Published on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 08:25
By Adrienne Chilton

Here are 5 stocks in the Health Care Distributors industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were underperforming. This is what we found:

McKesson (NYSE:MCK) ranks first with a loss of 1.94%; PSS World Medical (NASDAQ:PSSI) ranks second trading unchanged; and Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) ranks third with a gain of 0.07%.

Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) follows with a gain of 0.16% and PharMerica (NYSE:PMC) rounds out the bottom five with a gain of 0.48%.

McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.

By Adrienne Chilton