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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.OQ)

WBA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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23 May 2018
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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
Thursday, 8 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

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
Wednesday, 3 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

Walgreens Boots Alliance To Invest In Chinese Pharmacy Chain GuoDa
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ::WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE TO INVEST IN CHINESE PHARMACY CHAIN GUODA.SAYS ‍UPON COMPLETION, WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE WOULD ACCOUNT FOR THIS STAKE AS AN EQUITY METHOD INVESTMENT​.- CO'S BID MET REQUIREMENTS SET BY SELLER TO BUY 40 PERCENT MINORITY STAKE IN GUODA VIA A CAPITAL INCREASE WORTH RMB2.767 BILLION.  Full Article

MEDIA-Russian firm with ties to Rosneft becomes shareholder of Pharmacy Chain 36.6 - Vedomosti

MOSCOW, May 22 Investment company GK Region, which is closely connected to Russia's top oil firm Rosneft , has become a major shareholder in Pharmacy Chain 36.6 , according to Russia's Vedomosti business daily: