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WBA tops Q3 sales and earnings forecasts

WBA tops Q3 sales and earnings forecasts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance posted third quarter sales and earnings that beat Wall Street’s projections. The company’s adjusted earnings per share of 96 cents topped analysts’ forecast of 92 cents, while its revenue of $32.6 billion exceeded the predicted $32.06 billion. WBA said it was maintaining its full year adjusted EPS guidance of

WBA to retain ownership of Boots business

WBA to retain ownership of Boots business

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) announced on Tuesday its decision to keep its Boots and No7 Beauty Company businesses under its existing ownership. This marks the conclusion of the review that began in January in line with the company’s strategic priorities. WBA said it has been encouraged by productive discussions held with a

Walgreens Health teams with Buckeye Health

Walgreens Health teams with Buckeye Health

DEERFIELD, Ill.– Walgreens Health, a division of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) that develops consumer-centric, technology-enabled health care solutions, announced Tuesday a new collaboration with Buckeye Health Plan to bring innovative health and wellness services to Medicaid members in five northeast Ohio neighborhood locations this summer. Buckeye Health Plan, an Ohio managed care company, is the

WBA reduces its stake in AmerisourceBergen

WBA reduces its stake in AmerisourceBergen

DEERFIELD, Ill.– Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) has sold 6.0 million shares of AmerisourceBergen Corp. common stock pursuant to Rule 144 at a price of $150 per share. After the sale, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s ownership of AmerisourceBergen’s common stock decreased from approximately 28.1% to approximately 25.2%. The sale has no impact on the long-term partnership

Walgreens, VillageMD coming to Massachusetts

Walgreens, VillageMD  coming to Massachusetts

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD plan to open more than 10 new Village Medical at Walgreens primary care practices in Massachusetts by the beginning of 2023, the companies said Thursday. The first location is expected to open this May in Quincy followed by locations across the state including locations in the Boston

WBA’s Q2 results beat expectations

WBA’s Q2 results beat expectations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Increased demand for COVID-19 tests and vaccines helped lift Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s second quarter results above Wall Street’s projections, as the omicron variant peaked during the period. WBA reported adjusted earnings of $1.59 per share in the three months ended Feb. 28. Revenue rose 3% to $33.76 billion. Analysts’ consensus estimates

Walgreens, VillageMD expand to New Hampshire

Walgreens, VillageMD expand to New Hampshire

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD plan to open three new Village Medical at Walgreens primary care practices in the Southern New Hampshire area by the end of summer 2022, with the first opening on April 19 in Hooksett, the companies said Thursday. Additional locations will open in Manchester and Nashua. “At Walgreens,

Walgreens and VillageMD to expand across Arizona

Walgreens and VillageMD to expand across Arizona

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and VillageMD are planning to open eight new Village Medical at Walgreens coordinated primary care and pharmacy practices in the Tucson area in 2022, the companies said Thursday. The first location will open February 8. These openings represent expansion into the second major market in Arizona, following Phoenix,

WBA’s first quarter earnings far surpass expectations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance’s (WBA’s) first quarter sales and profits topped Wall Street’s expectations, and its own. Customers flocking to stores for COVID vaccines and tests helped drive a 7.8% increase in sales, to $33.9 billion, for the three-month period ended November 30. That easily topped analysts’ prediction of $32.7 billion. Adjusted earnings

Walgreens begins strategic review of Boots business

Walgreens begins strategic review of Boots business

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has begun a strategic review of its U.K.-based Boots business, according to a Reuters report, which cites remarks made by WBA chief executive officer Rosalind Brewer Tuesday at the J.P Morgan Healthcare Conference. “This review is very much in line with our renewed priorities and strategic direction,” Reuters

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