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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.OQ)

WBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Appoints James Kehoe Global Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 8 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE APPOINTS JAMES KEHOE GLOBAL CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE APPOINTS JAMES KEHOE GLOBAL CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - ‍KEHOE PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND BOARD DIRECTOR OF TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED​.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - ‍KEHOE TAKES OVER FROM GEORGE FAIRWEATHER​.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - KEHOE WILL SUCCEED GEORGE FAIRWEATHER.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - ‍FAIRWEATHER TO SERVE AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO CEO STEFANO PESSINA FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND FINANCE​.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - ‍APPOINTMENT OF JAMES KEHOE EFFECTIVE JUNE 1​.  Full Article

Deal talks between Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen have ended without an agreement- CNBC‍​
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - :TALKS BETWEEN WALGREENS AND AMERISOURCEBERGEN ABOUT AN ACQUISITION OF THE WHOLESALE DRUG DISTRIBUTOR HAVE ENDED WITHOUT AN AGREEMENT - CNBC, CITING SOURCES‍​.  Full Article

Express Scripts And Walgreens Boots Alliance Expand Group Purchasing Efforts To Include Specialty Brand Medications
Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding Co ::EXPRESS SCRIPTS AND WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE EXPAND GROUP PURCHASING EFFORTS TO INCLUDE SPECIALTY BRAND MEDICATIONS.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - CO'S AND EXPRESS SCRIPTS' WORK WILL BE SUPPORTED BY VALOREMRX SPECIALTY SOLUTIONS LLC.  Full Article

Albertsons Plans To Buy Rest Of Rite Aid That Isn't Being Sold To Walgreens - WSJ
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 

Feb 20 (Reuters) - :ALBERTSONS PLANS TO BUY REST OF RITE AID CORP THAT ISN'T BEING SOLD TO WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - WSJ.  Full Article

Walgreens In Early-Stage Talks To Buy AmerisourceBergen- CNBC,Citing DJ
Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 

Feb 12 (Reuters) - :WALGREENS IN EARLY-STAGE TALKS TO BUY AMERISOURCEBERGEN, OF WHICH IT ALREADY OWNS 26 PERCENT - CNBC,CITING DJ.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend Of 40 Cents Per Share
Friday, 19 Jan 2018 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - BOARD 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 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

Walgreens Boots Alliance Reports Q1 Gaap Earnings Per Share $0.81
Thursday, 4 Jan 2018 

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE REPORTS FISCAL 2018 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS.Q1 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.81.Q1 SALES $30.7 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $30.47 BILLION.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.28.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.26 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- ‍RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL HAD Q1 SALES OF $3.1 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 4.1 PERCENT FROM YEAR-AGO QUARTER​.- RETAIL PHARMACY USA HAD Q1 SALES OF $22.5 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 8.9 PERCENT OVER YEAR-AGO QUARTER.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE-RAISES LOWER END OF GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 BY 5 CENTS PER SHARE, SEES ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS/SHARE OF $5.45 TO $5.70.- QTRLY SALES IN COMPARABLE STORES INCREASED 4.7 PERCENT COMPARED WITH SAME QUARTER A YEAR AGO FOR RETAIL PHARMACY USA.WALGREENS - ‍ON CONSTANT CURRENCY BASIS, QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES DECREASED 0.7 % COMPARED WITH YEAR-AGO QUARTER FOR RETAIL PHARMACY INTERNATIONAL​.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - FISCAL YEAR 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS GUIDANCE DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT ANY IMPACT FROM RECENT U.S. TAX LEGISLATION.- CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT TO CLOSE ABOUT 600 STORES AND RELATED ASSETS OVER AN 18-MONTH PERIOD BEGINNING IN SPRING 2018​.WALGREENS - CLOSURE OF ABOUT 600 STORES,RELATED ASSETS TO RESULT IN ESTIMATED PRE-TAX CHARGES TO CO'S GAAP FINANCIAL RESULTS OF ABOUT $450 MILLION​.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - COST SAVINGS FROM PROGRAM TO OPTIMIZE LOCATIONS STILL ANTICIPATED TO BE ABOUT $300 MILLION PER YEAR.  Full Article

Rite Aid Posts Q3 Adj. Earnings $0.00/Shr From Continuing Operations
Thursday, 4 Jan 2018 

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Rite Aid Corp ::RITE AID REPORTS FISCAL 2018 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.00 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q3 LOSS PER SHARE $0.02 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.08.Q3 REVENUE FELL 5.6 PERCENT TO $5.4 BILLION.Q3 SAME STORE SALES FELL 2.5 PERCENT.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $7.45 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.02 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- ‍TO DATE, WE HAVE TRANSFERRED 357 STORES TO WALGREENS, RECEIVED ABOUT $715 MILLION IN PROCEEDS, WHICH WE HAVE USED TO PAY DOWN DEBT​.  Full Article

Walgreens To Reduce Stake In Guangzhou Pharma Corp
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE TO REDUCE STAKE IN GUANGZHOU PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE - CO WILL SELL A 30% INTEREST IN GUANGZHOU PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION TO GUANGZHOU BAIYUNSHAN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDINGS.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - UPON COMPLETION, WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE WILL OWN A 20% INTEREST IN GUANGZHOU PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION.WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC - REDUCE STAKE IN GUANGZHOU PHARMACEUTICALS FOLLOWING OFFER FROM JV PARTNER GUANGZHOU BAIYUNSHAN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDINGS.  Full Article

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