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Here's Why McKesson (MCK) is a Strong Momentum Stock

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Momentum investors, who live by the saying "the trend is your friend," are most interested in taking advantage of upward or downward trends in a stock's price or earnings outlook. Utilizing one-week price change and the monthly percentage change in earnings estimates, among other factors, the Momentum Style Score can help determine favorable times to buy high-momentum stocks.

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McKesson (MCK)

San Francisco, CA-based McKesson Corporation is a health care services and information technology company. McKesson operates through two segments:

MCK sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Momentum Style Score of A, and has a VGM Score of A. The stock is up 0.1% and up 7.1% over the past one-week and four-week period, respectively, and McKesson has gained 39.7% in the last one-year period as well. Additionally, an average of 799,825.31 shares were traded over the last 20 trading sessions.

A company's earnings performance is important for momentum investors as well. For fiscal 2025, seven analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for MCK, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.31 to $31.31 per share. MCK also boasts an average earnings surprise of 8.4%.

With strong earnings growth, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Momentum and VGM Style Scores, investors should think about adding MCK to their portfolios.

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