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Patterson Companies (PDCO) Company Profile

Updated Nov 1, 2019
Patterson Companies has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Patterson Companies
Short Name:Patterson Companies
Trading Ticker Symbol:PDCO
Primary Exchange:NASDAQ
Headquarter City/Country:St. Paul, Minnesota
Primary Industry Sector:Health Care
Seconday Sub-sector:Medical Specialities
Main Business Areas: Health Care, Medical Specialities, Medical Distribution
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Patterson Companies

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Patterson Companies as of writing:
Current Share Price:$17.51
Previous Year's Closing Price:$19.66
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-10.94%
Market Cap:$1.67 billion
52-week Price Range:$15.73 - $26.6
Dividend Per Share:$1.04
EPS (TTM):1.26
Price-Earnings (Trailing):13.94
Price-Earnings (Forward):12.42

Company Profile and Business Description for Patterson Companies

Patterson Companies, Inc., incorporated on June 15, 1992, is a distributor serving the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply markets. The Company operates through three segments: dental supply, veterinary supply and rehabilitation supply. The Company serves the North American dental supply market, the United States and the United Kingdom veterinary supply market, and the across the world rehabilitation and assistive products supply market. The Company's operating units include Patterson Dental, Patterson Veterinary and Patterson Medical.

Dental Supply

The dental supply segment provides a range of consumable dental products, clinical and laboratory equipment, and value-added services to dentists, dental laboratories, institutions and other dental healthcare providers across North America. Patterson Dental is a full-service supplier to dentists, dental laboratories, institutions and other healthcare professionals. Its dental business has operations in the United States and Canada. It provides consumable products, including x-ray film, restorative materials, hand instruments and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; practice management and clinical software; patient education systems, and office forms and stationery. Patterson Dental offers dental products, including approximately 105,500 stock keeping units (SKUs) of which approximately 5,700 are private-label products sold under the Patterson brand. Patterson Dental also offers services, including dental equipment installation, maintenance and repair, dental office design and equipment financing.

The Company offers consumable dental supplies, such as x-ray film and solutions; impression materials; restorative materials (composites and alloys); high and low-speed hand pieces; hand instruments; sterilization products; anesthetics; infection control products, such as protective clothing, gloves and facemasks; paper, cotton and other disposable products; toothbrushes, and dental accessories, including hand instruments, burs and diamonds. Patterson Dental, through Patterson Office Supplies, provides various printed office products, office filing supplies and practice management systems to office-based healthcare providers, including dental, veterinary and medical offices. The Company's printed office products include custom printed products, insurance and billing forms, stationery, envelopes, business cards, labels, file folders, appointment books and other stock office supply products.

The Company offers dental equipment products, including radiography equipment, dental chairs, dental hand piece control units, diagnostic equipment, sterilizers, dental lights and compressors. Patterson Dental develops and markets its own lines (EagleSoft and Dolphin) of practice management and clinical software for dental professionals, including software for scheduling, billing, charting and capture/storage/retrieval of digital images. The Company offers custom hardware and networking solutions required for integrating the entire dental office. The Company offers other services to complement its software products, such as service agreements, software training, back-up services, electronic claims processing and billing statement processing. The Company also provides repair and maintenance services for all dental equipment. The Company provides dental office layout and design services using a computer-aided design (CAD) program.

Veterinary Supply

The veterinary supply segment is a distributor of veterinary supplies, primarily to companion-pet (dogs, cats and other common household pets) and equine veterinary clinics. The Company also provides products and services used for the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of diseases in companion animals and equine across the United States and United Kingdom. Patterson Veterinary is a distributor of veterinary supplies to animal veterinarians and veterinary clinics, public and private institutions, and shelters. Patterson Veterinary offers pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, prescription and non-prescription diets, nutritionals, consumable supplies, equipment and software. Patterson Veterinary's pharmaceutical products include anesthetics, analgesics, antibiotics and ophthalmics. Its biological products are consists of vaccines and injectables.

The Company's parasiticides are used for control of external parasites (fleas, ticks, flies, mosquitoes) and internal parasites. The Company's diagnostics product category includes consumable in-clinic tests for detecting heartworm, Lyme disease, feline leukemia and parvovirus, as well as consumable products for measuring blood chemistry, electrolyte balance and cell counts. Veterinary pet foods consist of both specialty diets and premium pet foods. Nutritional products consist of dietary supplements, vitamins, dental chews and specialty treats. Consumable supplies include lab supplies, various types and sizes of paper goods, needles and syringes, instruments, gauze and wound dressings, sutures, latex gloves, orthopedic and casting products.

The Company sells equipment for hospital, laboratory and general surgical use within the veterinary practice. Patterson Veterinary develops and markets its own line of practice management software, INTRAVET, for veterinary professionals, including software for scheduling, billing, charting, and capture, storage and retrieval of digital images. Patterson Veterinary also develops and markets its own client education software, DIA, for veterinary professionals. It develops and markets its own Web-based client communication platform, ePetHealth, providing practitioners a suite of client offerings, such as online medical records, e-Marketing tools, client education resources and a home delivery portal. The Company's other products and services include commissions earned on agency sales, equipment repair revenues, software maintenance contract revenue, Patterson Veterinary University (PVU) revenue and freight recovery on shipments to customers. The Company, through its subsidiary National Veterinary Services Limited, offers veterinary diagnostic laboratory services to veterinarians, including pathology, hematology, chemistry and microbiology.

Rehabilitation Supply

The rehabilitation supply segment provides a range of distributed and self-manufactured rehabilitation medical supplies and assistive products to acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation clinics, dealers and schools. Patterson Medical is a distributor of rehabilitation medical supplies and equipment. It offers distributed and self-manufactured rehabilitation products to healthcare professionals. Patterson Medical's consumables products include orthopedic soft goods/splints, aids to daily living products, clinical products, mobility products, pediatric seating and positioning products, and modalities products. The Company's rehabilitation equipment consists of exercise, examination, treatment, and therapy equipment and furniture. Its equipment and software products include parallel bars, treatment tables, mat platforms, treadmills and stationary bicycles.

The Company competes with AmerisourceBergen and Idexx Laboratories.

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