McKesson Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Results
Published: May 19, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today reported that revenues for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017, were $48.7 billion, up 4% compared to $46.7 billion a year ago. On a constant currency basis, revenues increased 5% over the prior year. For the fiscal year, McKesson had revenues of $198.5 billion, up 4% compared to $190.9 billion a year ago. On a constant currency basis, revenues increased 5% over the prior year.
On the basis of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”), fourth-quarter earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $16.79, compared to $1.97 a year ago. Full-year GAAP earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $23.28 compared to $9.84 a year ago, up 137% year-over-year.
Fourth-quarter and full-year GAAP earnings included a pre-tax net gain of $3.9 billion, or $14.10 and $13.53 per diluted share, respectively, related to the creation of the Change Healthcare joint venture, as disclosed on March 2, 2017.
Fourth-quarter and full-year GAAP and Adjusted Earnings included charges of three cents and four cents per diluted share, respectively, related to the company’s cost alignment plan that was announced in March 2016 (the “Cost Alignment Plan”). Additionally, full-year GAAP and Adjusted Earnings included a non-cash, pre-tax goodwill impairment charge of $290 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, taken in the second quarter related to the company’s Enterprise Information Solutions (EIS) business within McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS).