Posts Tagged ‘Walgreen Co (WAG)’

Andreas Halvorsen

Illumina, Inc., Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc: Billionaire Halvorsen’s Top 3 Picks

Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global disclosed its top three picks for the past quarter in a 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Jana Partners Further Reduces Exposure To Oil States International, Inc. (OIS)

Barry Rosenstein, the manager of Jana Partners, has further decreased his fund’s stake in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS), according......(read more)
Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Huge Hedge Fund Interest In Rite Aid Corp. (RAD)

Beating the market can be difficult when picking stocks on your own. One common source of alpha can be focusing on small cap stocks, which tend to outperform......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

Where Do the Funds Go If Obamacare Is Defunded?

Stopping a “train wreck.” Caving in to “anarchists.” Trying to “extort a president.” Those were the views of House......(read more)
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)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Sprint Corporation (S), Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM): Today’s Three Best Stocks

Although we don’t believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes — just in case......(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)
Express Scripts Holding Company

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO), Walgreen Company (WAG): Don’t Mess With This 800-Pound Gorilla in the Pharma Space

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)  – the largest pharmacy benefit manager, or PBM, in America — is also one of the most important......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Walgreen Company (WAG) Is Eating Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)’s Lunch

Back in June, Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) reported an earnings miss as the company continued to have trouble driving customer traffic. At the time, ......(read more)
Amedisys Inc

Amedisys Inc (AMED), Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (GTIV): 1 Silver Lining in the Cloudy Jobs Picture

When is the last time you heard an unequivocally good jobs report? Unfortunately, most of us are probably still scratching our heads trying to remember......(read more)
Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)

Aetna Inc. (AET), WellPoint, Inc. (WLP), CIGNA Corporation (CI) – Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums: Lower Than Expected?

Twenty-four days! That’s the amount of time we have left, including today, before state-run health exchanges are scheduled to open for business......(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)
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)

Altria Group Inc (MO), Walgreen Company (WAG): The U.S. Serves As a Safe Haven

Geopolitical risk has reared its ugly head once again. This time, the ongoing crises in Syria and Egypt have rattled the international markets and sent......(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)
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)
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Target Corporation (TGT), Walgreen Company (WAG): Three Consumer-Friendly Retail Dividend Stocks

It looks like the dividend-stock juggernaut may be starting to slow down, as yields on income vehicles begin to edge up again. After staying abnormally......(read more)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Walgreen Company (WAG), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC): Has This Drugstore Chain Found a Winning Strategy?

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has spent much of the past decade weighed down by a heavy debt load that has made competing against industry leader Walgreen......(read more)
Cardinal Health, Inc.

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM), Walgreen Company (WAG): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 20% 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), 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)
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), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS): Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part Three

This is part 3 (click here to view part 2 ) of a series of articles focusing on companies within the dividend achievers index. This index consists of......(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)
Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO)

Perrigo Company (PRGO) to Buy Elan Corporation, plc (ADR) (ELN) for $8.6 Billion

After months of fighting off the advances of unwanted suitor Royalty Pharma, Irish biotech Elan Corporation, plc (ADR) (NYSE:ELN) finally got an offer......(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)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Walgreen Company (WAG), C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW): Three Dividend Stocks for Your Portfolio

In what appears to be an unending period of low interest rates, many conservative investors looking to protect their purchasing power are no longer having......(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)

Obamacare Exchanges Get Help From Walgreen Company (WAG) and the Blues

Good news for Obamacare has been rarer than an igloo in the Sahara desert over the last few months. However, Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) and the Blue......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Is the Market Getting Frothy Again?

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio just finished an astonishingly strong week, rising by more than $1,080 since the prior week......(read more)
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Walgreen Company (WAG) – Coinstar: Not Just Coins

The Motley Fool is on the road in Seattle! Recently we visited Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR) – now officially renamed Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR......(read more)
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)

Walgreen Company (WAG), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW): Go Contrarian to Your Investing Personality

Are you a momentum chaser or a value stalker? Whichever you are, getting out of your comfort zone might improve your returns. Maybe you’re all about......(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)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Snatch Up Companies That Keep Giving Their Shareholders Raises

Everybody loves “easy” money. We can’t help it. The good news is that when you are a shareholder of a dividend-paying company, you get......(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)
Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR)

Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD), Walgreen Company (WAG): 3 Valuable Wallflower Stocks

Last week’s sell off saw some big names falling off the cliff. Stocks that gained handsomely in the rally so far, such as Gulfport Energy Corporation......(read more)
Becton, Dickinson and Co. (NYSE:BDX)

Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX), Walgreen Company (WAG): How Graham-Inspired Investing Still Works Today

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio operates based on three key investing principles inspired by Benjamin Graham: dividends, valuation......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Walgreen Company (WAG): A New Dividend Growth Stock

Dividend growth investing is a slow and steady process taking place over a long period of time. The goal is to grow a stream of dividend income by buying......(read more)
Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR)

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) & Walgreen Company (WAG): Three Hidden Gems for the Next Five Years

Everyone finds it easy to point the finger at Ben Bernanke for the recent turn of events in the stock market. It’s extremely difficult to feel any sense......(read more)
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