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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:WAG’

Andread Halvorsen Viking Global Investor Letter

Highlights From Viking Global’s Investor Letter: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN)

We have seen a copy of Viking Global’s third quarter investor letter. Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global is among the most successful long/......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG): When the Acquirer Becomes Acquired

 Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) is set to acquire the U.K. drugstore chain Alliance Boots GmbH after the shareholder vote regarding the deal this on December......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Illumina, Inc. (ILMN), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Can Andreas Halvorsen’s Top Picks Outperform Mr. Market?

Viking Global has been launched around 15 years ago by Tiger Cub Andreas Halvorsen, a former employee of Julian Robertson‘s Tiger Management and......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Walgreen Company (WAG), eBay Inc (EBAY), PetSmart, Inc. (PETM) Lead List of Stocks JANA Partners is Bullish on

Barry Rosenstein‘s JANA Partners is one of the largest hedge funds that have disclosed their equity portfolio in the last day of 13F filings. The......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Walgreen Company (WAG): Barry Rosenstein, JANA Partners Increase Exposure to Their Top Holding

As a new filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Barry Rosenstein, the manager of JANA Partners has acquired more shares of Walgreen......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Wayfair Inc (W): Viking Global Discloses 12.6% Stake In Recently IPOed Company

Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global filed, today, a Schedule 13G form with the SEC disclosing a new position in Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W). According to the......(read more)
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Three Stocks With Different Characteristics: Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), And Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock prices have silently reached an all-time high while Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) stocks pummeled in spite of the company......(read more)
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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Downgraded Because of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) And Walgreen Company (WAG) Meets a Similar Fate

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) which has been flying high before Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)‘s IPO received a downgrading form Bank of America......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

JANA Partners Discloses 12.5M Stake In Walgreen Company (WAG); Barry Rosenstein Joins The Board Of Directors

In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Barry Rosenstein and his fund, JANA Partners, have disclosed the ownership of 12.5 million......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Will Walgreen Company (WAG) Resist the Pressure?

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) is trading around the value of $63.4 per share and hasn’t come back up after the stock price plummeted in August. CNBC......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Steven Cohen & Third Point

Activist Investor Barry Rosenstein to Join Walgreen Board (NYTimes) The activist investor Barry Rosenstein will join the board of Walgreen, the drugstore......(read more)
BLUE RIDGE CAPITAL

Endo International PLC (ENDP), Walgreen Company (WAG), Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR) Among Billionaire John Griffin’s Top Stock Picks For Q2

In its latest 13F filing, Blue Ridge Capital, managed by John Griffin, disclosed its equity portfolio held as at the end of June 2014. The market value......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Google Inc (GOOGL), Walgreen Company (WAG), Alcoa Inc (AA): Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller’s Top Tech Picks

An understudy of George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller has become famous following the big short of the British Pound in 1992, a bet that brought Druckenmiller......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Walgreen Company (WAG), llumina Inc. (ILMN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Billionaire Andreas Halvorsen’s Top Stock Picks

Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global recently disclosed its long equity positions for the second quarter of 2014. The fund declared holdings worth more......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Should Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Take Google Inc (GOOGL) – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) Express Book Delivery Seriously?

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has partnered with bookseller Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) in a move to revolutionize same day book delivery. Paul Kedrosky......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG)’s CEO on Why They Dropped Tax Inversion Opportunity

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) has announced that it would no longer pursue a tax haven outside the U.S. as it was widely expected. Instead, the company......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Daniel Loeb, Nouriel Roubini & Jana Partners

Loeb’s Third Point flagship fund gains 6 pct in first half (Reuters) Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb‘s main hedge fund returned 6 percent......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Barry Rosenstein & Perry Capital

Peltz’s Daughter Credits Him For Acting Inspiration (Finalternatives) Noted activist Nelson Peltz has been called many things over the years, often......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Viking Global’s Top Five Picks for Q1 include Walgreen Company (WAG) & Time Warner Inc (TWX)

Last week, Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global, filed a Form 13F at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing its equity positions as of......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Markel Corp’s Top Picks Include CarMax Inc. (KMX), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) & More

In the current round of 13F filings, hedge funds and other institutional investors are disclosing their equity portfolios as held at the end of the last......(read more)
amREIT

AmREIT Director & COO are Bullish

AmREIT Director Brent Longnecker: M Brent Longnecker, Director at AmREIT Inc (NYSE:AMRE)’s  board, acquired 1,000 shares of common stock from the......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Why Investing Like This Activist Could Make You Look Smart

Activist investing: When hedge funds and other investment managers publicly disclose new holdings after normal trading hours, some investors can be caught......(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)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

What Hedge Funds Think About Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Is Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) a good investment? To the average investor, there are many methods market participants can use to watch their holdings......(read more)
Greenlight 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)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

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)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) & More: The Smart Money’s Top 10 Retail Plays

In August, hundreds of hedge funds and other major investors filed their 13Fs for the second quarter of 2013 (disclosing many of their long equity positions......(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)
GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC)

Hedge Funds Are Dumping GNC Holdings Inc (GNC)

At the moment, there are tons of methods market participants can use to track publicly traded companies. Two of the most innovative are hedge fund and......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM): Meet The Stocks Hedge Funds Are Dumping Like Crazy

We maintain a database of quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds and other notable investors. There are a variety of uses for this information......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Hedge Funds Are Selling CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS)

In today’s marketplace, there are many gauges investors can use to monitor the equity markets. Some of the most under-the-radar are hedge fund and insider......(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)