Walgreen Co


  • *S&P 500 pulls back a bit after hitting intraday record. NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. stocks mostly slipped on Tuesday as earlier gains from economic data faded, but the Nasdaq advanced as a result of gains in biotech shares.

  • June 24- Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, withdrew its profit and revenue forecasts for 2016, saying it had yet to work out several aspects of its planned acquisition of European drug retailer Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd..

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  • *Consumer confidence at highest since Jan 2008. NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday as some strong data wasn't enough to solidly lift indexes in the wake of a recent rally, though the Nasdaq index was boosted by gains in technology and biotech shares.

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  • NEW YORK, June 24- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Tuesday, suggesting investors continued to search for direction following a sharp rally that took indexes to records last week.

  • June 24- Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drug retailer, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and said it was withdrawing its forecast for 2016 as it moves toward the complete acquisition of Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd. Walgreen said it would update investors on the Alliance Boots transaction and issue a new forecast by late July or early August.

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  • Walgreen quarterly profit rises 16 pct Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    June 24- Walgreen Co, the largest drug retailer in the United States, reported a 15.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong growth in prescription sales. Net income rose to $722 million, or 75 cents per share, in the quarter ended May 31, from $624 million, or 65 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales rose 5.9 percent to $19.40 billion.

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  • The nation's largest drugstore chain, based in Illinois, is under pressure from some of its shareholders to do a deal known as a tax inversion with Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd that would shift Walgreen's tax domicile overseas.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. retailers beat sales expectations in May Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    June 5- Average sales growth at 10 U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data.