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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.OQ)

WBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Walgreens Announces Launch Of Flagship Store On Alibaba's Tmall Global
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 03:50am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::PRESS RELEASE - WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF FLAGSHIP STORE ON ALIBABA GROUP’S TMALL GLOBAL PLATFORM TO SELL OWN BEAUTY BRANDS TO CHINESE CONSUMERS.  Full Article

Walgreens and Kaléo Partner to Provide Patients Access to AUVI-Q
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 08:00am EDT 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS SAYS TO MAKE KALÉO’S AUVI-Q 0.15 MG AND 0.3 MG AVAILABLE THROUGH WALGREENS LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE.WALGREENS SAYS THROUGH KALÉO'S AUVI-Q AFFORDABILITY PROGRAM, ELIGIBLE PATIENTS WITH COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CAN OBTAIN AUVI-Q AT NO COST.WALGREENS SAYS CO, PRIVATELY-HELD KALÉO, ARE WORKING TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS.  Full Article

Walgreens Boots Alliance Appoints James Kehoe Global Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 06:00am EST 

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 11:52am EST 

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
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 04:01pm EST 

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 01:51am EST 

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
Monday, 12 Feb 2018 05:36pm EST 

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
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 03:54pm EST 

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 08:09am EST 

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 07:00am EST 

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

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Walgreens revenue hit by weakness in personal care products, OTC drugs

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc came up short of analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, as sales of personal care products and over-the-counter drugs fell both in its home market and at its UK-based Boots chain.