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

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

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

Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
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)

Where Do the Funds Go If Obamacare Is Defunded?

Barack Obama serious
Stopping a “train wreck.” Caving in to “anarchists.” Trying to “extort a president.” Those were the views of House......(read more)

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

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
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 (WAG), Sprint Corporation (S), Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM): Today’s Three Best Stocks

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

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

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

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
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 (AMED), Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (GTIV): 1 Silver Lining in the Cloudy Jobs Picture

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

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)
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 (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): Obamacare Is Good Medicine for Retail Pharmacies

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
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)

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

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

Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)
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 (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): This Drug Store Can Make You Money

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
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)

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

Southpoint Capital Investor Letter
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 (CVS) and Walgreen Company (WAG): Will Obamacare Navigators Just Twiddle Their Thumbs?

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

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)
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)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Target Corporation (TGT), Walgreen Company (WAG): Three Consumer-Friendly Retail Dividend Stocks

Largest Online Retailers in the World
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 (RAD), Walgreen Company (WAG), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC): Has This Drugstore Chain Found a Winning Strategy?

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
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. (CAH), QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM), Walgreen Company (WAG): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 20% Per Year

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

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
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)

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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
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 (CVS), Walgreen Company (WAG): A Good Buying Opportunity in the Pharmacy Space

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

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
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 (WAG), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS): Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part Three

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)
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)
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