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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.OQ)

WBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Walgreens CEO Says "Not Particularly Worried" About Amazon's PillPack Deal
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 

June 28 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::CEO SAYS "NOT PARTICULARLY WORRIED" WHEN ASKED ABOUT AMAZON'S ACQUISITION OF PILLPACK: CONF CALL.CEO SAYS "OPEN FOR M&A AT RIGHT PRICE" WHEN ASKED IF AMAZON'S BUY OF PILLPACK CHANGES CO'S M&A STRATEGY.CEO - "PHARMACY WORLD IS MUCH MORE COMPLEX THAN JUST DELIVERING CERTAIN PILLS" ON AMAZON'S PILLPACK DEAL.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Q3 GAAP Earnings Per Share $1.35
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 

June 28 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE REPORTS FISCAL 2018 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.53.Q3 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.35.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.48 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY SALES INCREASED 14.0 PERCENT TO $34.3 BILLION.SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $5.90 TO $6.05.RETAIL PHARMACY USA HAD Q3 SALES OF $25.9 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 15.0 PERCENT OVER YEAR-AGO QUARTER.RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL HAD Q3 SALES OF $3.0 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 6.6 PERCENT FROM YEAR-AGO QUARTER.RETAIL PHARMACY USA SALES IN COMPARABLE STORES IN QUARTER DECREASED 1.2 PERCENT COMPARED WITH SAME QUARTER A YEAR AGO.DOES NOT EXPECT RITE AID TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT FISCAL 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $5.95 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - ON CONSTANT CURRENCY BASIS,COMPARABLE STORE SALES DECREASED 1.4 PERCENT VERSUS YEAR-AGO QUARTER FOR RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $34.05 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Authorizes $10 Bln Share Repurchase Program
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 

June 28 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE AUTHORIZES $10 BILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AND INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE AUTHORIZES $10 BILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AND INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - BOARD OF DIRECTORS DECLARED A QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF 44 CENTS PER SHARE, AN INCREASE OF 10 PERCENT.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM HAS NO SPECIFIED EXPIRATION DATE.  Full Article

Humana And Walgreens To Offer Senior-Focused Services In Kansas City Area
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 

June 19 (Reuters) - Humana Inc ::HUMANA AND WALGREENS TO OFFER SENIOR-FOCUSED SERVICES IN KANSAS CITY AREA VIA PRIMARY CARE CLINICS AND IN-STORE HEALTH NAVIGATION SUPPORT.HUMANA - THROUGH JOINT EFFORT, UNIT OF HUMANA, WILL OPERATE SENIOR-FOCUSED PRIMARY CARE CLINICS INSIDE TWO WALGREENS STORES IN KANSAS CITY.HUMANA AND WALGREENS TO OFFER SENIOR-FOCUSED SERVICES IN KANSAS CITY AREA VIA PRIMARY CARE CLINICS AND IN-STORE HEALTH NAVIGATION SUPPORT.  Full Article

Rite Aid Q4 Loss Per Share $0.46 From Continuing Operations
Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 

April 12 (Reuters) - Rite Aid Corp ::RITE AID REPORTS FISCAL 2018 FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS.Q4 ADJUSTED LOSS PER SHARE $0.01 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q4 LOSS PER SHARE $0.46 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.73.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.01 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES FY 2019 SALES $21.7 BILLION TO $22.1 BILLION.Q4 REVENUE $5.4 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $5.57 BILLION.Q4 NET LOSS INCLUDES $325 MILLION OF INCOME TAX EXPENSE RELATING TO REVALUATION OF COMPANY'S DEFERRED TAX ASSETS.Q4 NET LOSS INCLUDES GOODWILL IMPAIRMENT CHARGE OF $191 MILLION, NET OF TAX.SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.02 TO $0.06.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.03, REVENUE VIEW $21.73 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SAME STORE SALES FROM RETAIL PHARMACY CONTINUING OPERATIONS FOR QUARTER DECREASED 1.7 PERCENT.IN FISCAL 2019, SAME STORE SALES EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM INCREASE OF 0.0 PERCENT TO INCREASE OF 1.0 PERCENT.CAPITAL EXPENDITURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $250 MILLION IN 2019.DEAL WITH ALBERTSONS EXPECTED TO CLOSE EARLY IN SECOND HALF OF CALENDAR YEAR 2018.OUTLOOK PROVIDED FOR FISCAL 2019 DOES NOT REFLECT IMPACT OF PENDING DEAL WITH ALBERTSONS.AS OF MARCH 27, 2018, RITE AID HAS COMPLETED SALE OF ALL 1,932 STORES AND RELATED ASSETS TO WBA.DURING Q4, COMPANY SOLD 1,554 STORES TO WBA AND CLOSED 19 STORES, RESULTING IN A TOTAL STORE COUNT OF 2,831 AT END OF Q4.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 

April 11 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.DECLARED A REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF 40 CENTS PER SHARE, AN INCREASE OF 6.7 PERCENT OVER YEAR-AGO PERIOD.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Reports Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.73
Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018 

March 28 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE REPORTS FISCAL 2018 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.73.Q2 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.36.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.55 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.ANTICIPATES FISCAL 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $5.85 TO $6.05.COMPANY EXPECTS CASH TAX BENEFIT FROM U.S. TAX LAW CHANGES IN EXCESS OF $350 MILLION IN FISCAL 2018.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - EXPECTS CASH TAX BENEFIT FROM U.S. TAX LAW CHANGES IN EXCESS OF $350 MILLION IN 2018 VERSUS PREVIOUS ESTIMATE OF OVER $200 MILLION.RETAIL PHARMACY USA HAD Q2 SALES OF $24.5 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 12.2 PERCENT OVER YEAR-AGO QUARTER.QTRLY SALES IN COMPARABLE STORES INCREASED 2.4 PERCENT COMPARED WITH SAME QUARTER A YEAR AGO FOR RETAIL PHARMACY USA.Q2 RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL SALES OF $3.3 BILLION, UP 7.0 PERCENT FROM YEAR-AGO QUARTER DUE TO CURRENCY TRANSLATION.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES DECREASED 1.7 PERCENT COMPARED WITH YEAR-AGO QUARTER FOR RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL.QTRLY SALES $33,021 MILLION VERSUS $29,446 MILLION.Q2 REVENUE VIEW $32.19 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Most Walgreens and Duane Reade Pharmacies Nationwide Now Offering Shingrix
Friday, 9 Mar 2018 

March 8 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::SHINGRIX IS NOW AVAILABLE AT MOST WALGREENS AND DUANE READE PHARMACIES ACROSS U.S., INCLUDING PUERTO RICO​.  Full Article

Medical Developments International ‍Signs Deal With Walgreens
Monday, 12 Feb 2018 

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Medical Developments International Ltd ::SIGNS DEAL WITH WALGREENS FOR CO'S COMPACT ANTI-STATIC SPACE CHAMBER TO BE ALLOCATED TO 2,000 WALGREENS STORES.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Expects To Obtain Cash Tax Benefit In Excess Of $200 Mln For Fiscal Year 2018, Due To Enacted U.S. Tax Legislation
Monday, 8 Jan 2018 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - EXPECTS TO OBTAIN CASH TAX BENEFIT IN EXCESS OF $200 MILLION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018, DUE TO ENACTED U.S. TAX LEGISLATION.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - U.S. TAX LEGISLATION EXPECTED TO FAVORABLY IMPACT CO'S ADJUSTED EPS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 BY BETWEEN 30 AND 35 CENTS‍​.  Full Article

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Walgreens debuts as dog of the Dow

The debut of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc into the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index this week marks the worst performance of any new entrant in the past 10 years, a Reuters analysis shows.