McKesson Reaffirms Fiscal 2014 Guidance

  McKesson Reaffirms Fiscal 2014 Guidance

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- June 26, 2013

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK) today reaffirmed its earnings guidance for
the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 and the underlying key assumptions
provided in its press release of May 7, 2013.

McKesson is hosting its Investor Day today in Boston, Massachusetts. A webcast
of the presentations is available through McKesson’s website,
www.mckesson.com, live from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET today and on replay
afterwards. Shareholders are encouraged to review McKesson’s SEC reports,
which are available at www.mckesson.com under the “Investors” tab.

Risk Factors

Except for historical information contained in this press release, matters
discussed may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that involve risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected,
anticipated or implied. These statements may be identified by their use of
forward-looking terminology such as “believes”, “expects”, “anticipates”,
“may”, “will”, “should”, “seeks”, “approximately”, “intends”, “plans”,
“estimates” or the negative of these words or other comparable terminology.
The discussion of financial trends, strategy, plans or intentions may also
include forward-looking statements. It is not possible to predict or identify
all such risks and uncertainties; however, the most significant of these risks
and uncertainties are described in the company’s Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form
8-K reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, but
are not limited to: material adverse resolution of pending legal proceedings;
changes in the U.S. healthcare industry and regulatory environment; changes in
the Canadian healthcare industry and regulatory environment; competition;
substantial defaults in payment or a material reduction in purchases by, or
the loss of, a large customer or group purchasing organization; the loss of
government contracts as a result of compliance or funding challenges; public
health issues in the U.S. or abroad; malfunction, failure or breach of
sophisticated internal information systems to perform as designed; the
adequacy of insurance to cover property loss or liability claims; the
company’s failure to attract and retain customers for its software products
and solutions due to integration and implementation challenges, or due to an
inability to keep pace with technological advances; the company’s proprietary
products and services may not be adequately protected, and its products and
solutions may be found to infringe on the rights of others; system errors or
failure of our technology products and solutions to conform to specifications;
disaster or other event causing interruption of customer access to data
residing in our service centers; the delay or extension of our sales or
implementation cycles for external software products; changes in circumstances
that could impair our goodwill or intangible assets; foreign currency
fluctuations or disruptions to our foreign operations; new or revised tax
legislation or challenges to our tax positions; the company’s ability to
successfully identify, consummate and integrate strategic acquisitions;
general economic conditions, including changes in the financial markets that
may affect the availability and cost of credit to the company, its customers
or suppliers; and changes in accounting principles generally accepted in the
United States of America. The reader should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are first
made. Except to the extent required by law, the company undertakes no
obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these
forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date
hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About McKesson

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a
healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the
business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals,
physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the
spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to
patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their
financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include
pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information
technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit
http://www.mckesson.com.

Contact:

McKesson Corporation
Erin Lampert, 415-983-8391 (Investors and Financial Media)
Erin.Lampert@McKesson.com
Kris Fortner, 415-983-8352 (General and Business Media)
Kris.Fortner@McKesson.com