McKesson writes down U.K. business

MCKESSON CORP. $130 (New York symbol MCK; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 206.3 million; Market cap: $26.8 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.1; Dividend yield 1.2%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.mckesson.com) is the largest wholesale drug distributor in the U.S. and Canada. It also operates drugstores in… Read More

McKesson buys specialty distributor

MCKESSON CORP. $146 (New York symbol MCK; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 208.5 million; Market cap: $30.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.2; Dividend yield 0.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.mckesson.com) is the largest wholesale drug distributor in the U.S. and Canada.

The company has agreed… Read More

Renaissance Global Health Care Fund (Formerly Talvest Global Health Care Fund)

RENAISSANCE GLOBAL HEALTH CARE FUND $49.93 (Renaissance Investments, 1500 Robert Bourassa Blvd., Suite 800, Montreal, PQ. H3A 3S6. 1-800-268-8258; Web site: www.renaisanceinvestments.ca. Available from brokers) invests primarily in U.S. companies and global companies with U.S. operations or exposure to U.S. markets or whose securities are traded… Read More

Renaissance Global Health Care Fund $15.78

RENAISSANCE GLOBAL HEALTH CARE FUND $44.77 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (Renaissance Investments, 1500 Robert Bourassa Blvd., Suite 800, Montreal, PQ. H3A 3S6. 1-800-268-8258; Web site: www.renaisanceinvestments.ca. Available from brokers) invests primarily in U.S. companies and global companies with U.S. operations or exposure to U.S. markets or… Read More

RENAISSANCE GLOBAL HEALTH CARE FUND $15.19

RENAISSANCE GLOBAL HEALTH CARE FUND $44.77 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (Renaissance Investments, 1500 Robert Bourassa Blvd., Suite 800, Montreal, PQ. H3A 3S6. 1-800-268-8258; Web site: www.renaisanceinvestments.ca. Available from brokers) invests primarily in U.S. companies and global companies with U.S. operations or exposure to U.S. markets or… Read More

Healthcare problems hurt McKesson

MCKESSON CORP. $166 (New York symbol MCK; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 226.1 million; Market cap: $37.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.2; Dividend yield 0.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.mckesson.com) is the largest wholesale drug distributor in the U.S. and Canada.
The company recently merged… Read More