Posts Tagged ‘CVS Caremark Corp (CVS)’

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Walgreen Company (WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): Why Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Earnings Could Disappoint Investors

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) will release its quarterly report on Thursday, and investors who’ve bid the stock up to new 52-week highs have to......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Walgreen Company (WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): Will This Pharmacy Company be Acquired, and Is It Needed?

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) got a pop on Wednesday, September 11, to a new high of $3.75 as CNBC’s Halftime Report analyst suggested an eventual......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Obamacare Is Good Medicine for Retail Pharmacies

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act) will positively impact sales in the retail pharmacy sector. The reason is pretty simple: Obamacare......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): Is Walgreen Company (WAG) Running Out of Fresh Ideas?

After a disappointing third-quarter earnings report, Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) is ready to double down on efforts to blur the distinction between its......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): This Drug Store Can Make You Money

The drug store industry is changing, and while it’s not all for the best, profitability is likely to improve for one simple reason. CVS continues......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) Takes Shortcut to Reap PR Rewards

After being skewered by Harper’s Weekly political cartoonist Thomas Nast, the notorious “Boss” Tweed was reputed to have remarked, &#......(read more)
Southpoint Capital Investor Letter

Walgreen Company (WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): David Einhorn Bets on a Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Turnaround

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn looks to be betting on Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)‘s resurgence. In the second quarter, Einhorn’s fund......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) and Walgreen Company (WAG): Will Obamacare Navigators Just Twiddle Their Thumbs?

With widespread confusion about the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, you might expect that those charged with explaining the health......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): The Halo Effect of EHRs in Drugstores

Back in 2010, a study by Dr. Rainu Kaushal, a professor of medical informatics at Weill Cornell Medical College, revealed that 37 errors occurred out......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): One Company Wanting to Buy Your Health Privacy

Horrors! A big corporation is looking to snatch your health-care privacy rights for a mere pittance to do who-knows-what with your prescription drug use......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

WellPoint, Inc. (WLP), Aetna Inc. (AET), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Why Is Obamacare So Hard to Understand?

If you think most Americans are confused about upcoming changes related to the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, you’re right......(read more)
National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 30% Per Year

Dividend investors would be wise to focus not just on a stock’s current yield, but also on the long-term growth potential of its dividends. That......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): A Good Buying Opportunity in the Pharmacy Space

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)’s earnings pushed the entire pharmacy space lower on Tuesday, but was the report really that bad, and are stocks......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Dividend Stocks to Take Into 2014

As the back-half of 2013 gets underway, it is time for investors to position their portfolios for 2014. In addition to the usual full-year earnings releases......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): This Executive Is Betting Millions on His Business; Should You Do the Same?

Insider buying by directors and executives of any company is always appealing since they have more information about their business than most outsiders......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): 2 Companies Ride to the Rescue of Obamacare Exchanges

“I don’t get no respect.” This line repeated frequently by the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield could serve as the motto for the health......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): What Is the Best Play on Retail Pharmacies?

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) is one of my favorite “safety” stocks, that is, a company that is well positioned to do well in any type of economic......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): Drug Stores Set to Profit From Obamacare

As the implementation of Obamacare moves forward, drug stores are set to profit from it, as people who were previously not receiving treatment now have......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): Will This Retail Drugstore Chain Continue to Heat Up?

The drugstore retail market hasn’t pulled up despite the slow recovery of the U.S economy. Nonetheless, one of the leading drugstore chains, Walgreen......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS): Is the Bull Run over for These 3 Pharmacy Stocks?

If you are looking to get into pharmacy stocks, the temptation is to look at those with turnaround potential. These highly risky stocks supposedly have......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): This Drug Store Chain Beats The Rest

Your corner pharmacy might not seem like a worthwhile investment idea, but what you may be surprised to know is that the stocks of the major drug stores......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): 1 Great Dividend You Can Buy Right Now

Dividend stocks are everywhere, but many just downright stink. In some cases, the business model is in serious jeopardy, or the dividend itself isn&#......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): This Drug Store’s Rally Is Far from Over

Drug retailers may not score as big as the manufacturer when a certain drug passes the test. On the other hand, they carry little risk once the drug is......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): Can This Retailer Turn Its Performance Around?

Investors in Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) have had a pretty good time of it over the last year with a near 50% gain as I write however, the recent results......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Expedia Inc (EXPE): The Best “Magic Formula” Stocks Today

Investors like a good deal. The problem is, most of us wouldn’t know a bargain if it hit us in the face. At least that’s what hedge fund manager......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): Why This Drugstore Stock Got Dragged Down

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) was down almost 10% last week despite an 18% year-over-year improvement in earnings. But Walgreen posted fiscal 3Q EPS of $......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Look for Opportunity in Walgreen Company (WAG)

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), the largest drugstore retailer in the US, saw its biggest intraday fall (more than 7.5%) after it released its third quarter......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): Why Investors Should Not Give up on This Drug Retailer

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), along with its partnership with Alliance Boots, has strengthened its long-term position by working with AmerisourceBergen......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Should You Worry About the Walgreen Company (WAG) Earnings Miss?

On Tuesday, Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) — which operates the largest drugstore network in the country — reported adjusted EPS of $0.85 for......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Is the Economy to Blame for Drugstore Chains’ Poor Earnings?

It’s been a tough couple of years for drugstore chains. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) was close to bankruptcy in 2012, CVS Caremark Corporation......(read more)
GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC)

GNC Holdings Inc (GNC)’s Stock Is Heading Up

GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) operates as a retailer of health and wellness products. The company was founded way back in 1935, and has since risen to prominence......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): Strategically Strong if Tactically Weak

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)s became the disaster du jour recently, missing on earnings and losing 7% of its value overnight. The usual suspects, those......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): Is It Time To Invest in This Drugstore?

Shares of Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), the largest drugstore chain in the U.S., recently tumbled after the company missed analyst estimates on both the......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Want to Benefit From Healthcare Expansion? Buy These Pharmacy Stocks

New generic drugs drove store sales across the pharmacy market, and the anticipated influx of newly-insured patients due to the Affordable Care Act provides......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): After a 6-Month 200% Gain, Here Are Two Ways You Can Play This Stock

I have covered Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) since it was $1.21, the price at which I bought, following its first quarterly profit in six years. I......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

How Impressive Is Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)’s Earnings Increase?

On Thursday morning, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) reported significant improvement in first-quarter earnings. The company reported its third consecutive......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Is Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)’s Rally Sustainable?

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is up 130% year to date. But how is it possible that a company much weaker than its peers can make such a significant......(read more)
Warren Buffett portrait

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Johnson and Johnson (JNJ): Should You Buy Stocks Discarded By Warren Buffett?

You may know the phrase “….. our favorite holding period is forever,” part of a famous line uttered by mega-billionaire investor and......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Is Walgreen Company (WAG) Innovating Itself into Oblivion?

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) was named the to Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Health Companies last year for the second time in only three......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): Is This Pharmacy’s Turnaround Done?

Bulls who backed the struggling pharmacy Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) last year have been rewarded. This pharmacy’s turnaround efforts proved......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) – Drugstore Chains: Time for a Change?

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) has been one of my favorite stocks in the market for some time now, and I have recommended it several times. Since the last......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Expect Something Extra From CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS)?

Thinking about investing and profiting from healthcare reform? CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS), with its unique position and well defined growth......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Investing in Your Corner Drug Store

As the health care law enters its last few stages of implementation, and with the looming “patent cliff” on the horizon for many drug companies, the......(read more)
Express Scripts Holding Company

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX): This Company’s Widening Moat Swallows Competitors

Rare is it for a company to push around the likes of Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) and CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS), but that is just what Express......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Without Walgreen Company (WAG) You Are Missing Health Care’s Transformation

The transformation of American health care – more preventive care, more customers with insurance – remains controversial. But it’s ongoing.......(read more)
Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEI)

Stewart Enterprises, Inc. (STEI), Service Corporation International (SCI): This Acquisition Is A Steal, Buy The Buyer

Investing in death is one of the most unconventional thoughts in the financial fraternity. In most cases, those who invest in death never get to enjoy......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC), Walgreen Company (WAG): Want Shares of a Legal Drug Dealer?

I’ve been on a drug manufacturer kick lately, but I’ve gotten to thinking about how many disadvantages they have. While the manufacturer gets......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): Does This Drugstore Have More Upside?

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, operating drugstores in 31 states across the U.S. and in the District......(read more)

A Walgreen Company (WAG) Stock Checkup for May

If you own Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) stock, 2013 has been a great year so far. Is it time to cash in, or is Walgreen still a good investment? Let&#......(read more)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): This Company Is Making a Killing on the Patent Cliff

If you have been following the pharmaceutical industry lately, then you’re probably no stranger to the “Patent Cliff” phenomenon that......(read more)
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