McKesson Reaffirms Fiscal 2015 Guidance

  McKesson Reaffirms Fiscal 2015 Guidance

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- June 25, 2014

McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the
fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 and the underlying key assumptions provided
in its press release of May 12, 2014.

McKesson is hosting its Investor Day today in Boston, Massachusetts. A webcast
of the presentations is available through McKesson’s website,, 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 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: changes in the U.S. healthcare industry and regulatory
environment; changes in the Canadian healthcare industry and regulatory
environment; changes in the European regulatory environment with respect to
privacy and data protection regulations; managing foreign expansion, including
the related operating, economic, political and regulatory risks; the company’s
ability to successfully identify, consummate, finance and integrate
acquisitions; material adverse resolution of pending legal proceedings;
exposure to European economic conditions, including recent austerity measures
taken by certain European governments; 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; new or revised tax legislation or challenges to
our tax positions; 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; changes in accounting principles
generally accepted in the United States of America; and withdrawal from
participation in multiemployer pension plans or if such plans are reported to
have underfunded liabilities. 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 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a
healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the
business of healthcare run better. McKesson partners 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


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