Last $60.52 USD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.08%
Volume 3.2M
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walgreen co (WAG) Snapshot

Open
$60.58
Previous Close
$60.47
Day High
$60.87
Day Low
$60.26
52 Week High
06/19/14 - $76.39
52 Week Low
09/3/13 - $48.18
Market Cap
57.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.5M
EPS TTM
$3.17
Shares Outstanding
956.6M
EX-Date
08/19/14
P/E TM
19.1x
Dividend
$1.35
Dividend Yield
2.12%
Current Stock Chart for WALGREEN CO (WAG)

walgreen co (WAG) Details

Walgreen Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. The company sells prescription and non-prescription drugs; and general merchandise, including household products, convenience and fresh foods, personal care, beauty care, photofinishing, and candy products, as well as other health and wellness solutions. It also provides specialty pharmacy services for managing complex and chronic health conditions; customers infusion therapy services consisting of administration of intravenous medications for cancer treatments, chronic pain, heart failure, and other infections and disorders; and clinical services, such as laboratory monitoring, medication profile review, nutritional assessments, and patient and caregiver education. In addition, the company manages Healthcare Clinics; and primary care, health and wellness, occupational health, and fitness centers to treat patients, give prescriptions, and administer immunizations and other vaccines. As of May 31, 2014, it operated 8,683 locations in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands. The company also managed approximately 750 in-store convenient care clinics and worksite health and wellness centers. It has a strategic agreement with Inovalon, Inc. for using Data-Driven Encounter Support Platform in Walgreen healthcare clinics, as well as a strategic relationship with Baroma, Inc. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

173,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/21/13
Founded in 1901

walgreen co (WAG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
President of Operations and Community Managem...
Total Annual Compensation: $746.7K
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $716.7K
Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: $771.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

walgreen co (WAG) Key Developments

Greenway Health Collaborates with Walgreens to Deploy EHR System

Greenway Health announced the completion of the centralized pharmacy cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) system ever deployed, Walgreens Cloud EHR. Walgreens has completed its chain-wide rollout of the Greenway Health-powered EHR solution, giving pharmacy staff at all of its more than 8,200 locations a single, complete view of patients' prescription, immunization and health testing records. The EHR platform further enables Walgreens pharmacists to identify opportunities to close gaps in care and to share patient information with other providers, helping to ensure continuity and care coordination. Walgreens Cloud EHR operates in real-time mode and is fully interoperable with various systems within Walgreens' operational IT infrastructure. The interoperable functionality and scale of the system supports an emerging trend in healthcare to leverage real-time electronic communication to deliver high-quality care.

Walgreens Announces Healthcare Clinic Expansion into Dallas-Fort Worth Market

Walgreens announced it is expanding its Healthcare Clinic retail locations with entry into the Dallas-Fort Worth market. The company plans to bring 13 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations to the Dallas Metroplex by the end of 2014. The first clinic opened July 28 in Southlake. The other planned Healthcare Clinic locations in the Metroplex are: 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd. - Arlington, 833 SW Wilshire Blvd. -- Burleson, 1804 E. Hebron Parkway -- Carrollton, 3802 Cedar Springs Road -- Dallas, 5742 E. Mockingbird Lane -- Dallas, 4921 Bryant Irvin Road -- Fort Worth, 12450 Timberland Blvd. -- Fort Worth, 780 W. Bedford Euless Road -- Hurst, 3001 W. Eldorado Parkway -- Mckinney, 1600 Preston Road -- Plano, 2911 Ridge Road -- Rockwall and 1201 Ferris Ave. - Waxahachie. There are currently 15 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations in the Houston area, with plans to add an additional 14 Healthcare Clinics in the market in 2014.

Walgreen Announces Appointment of Gregory D. Wasson as Chief Executive of Walgreen Boots Alliance

Walgreen, which already owned a 45% stake in Alliance Boots, agreed to acquire the remainder for about $5.28 billion, plus shares. The transaction will create a combined company, which would be based in the Chicago area, with about 11,000 stores in 10 countries and create the pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution network with more than 370 distribution centers. The Boots retail business would remain based in Nottingham, England. The new holding company would be renamed Walgreen Boots Alliance and have four divisions: the Walgreens drugstore business in the United States, the Boots pharmacy chain in Britain and Ireland, the pharmaceutical wholesale and retail business outside Britain and the United States, and a global pharmacy brands business. Mr. Gregory D. Wasson, who will serve as chief executive of the combined company.

 

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