By Leonard Yaffe : Historically, wholesale generic drug prices have declined rapidly, as more companies entered the market. However, several factors have occurred in the past few years that have led to dramatic price increases on a few select products. These include industry consolidation, ...
By Chuck Carnevale : Introduction Outside of their families, there are few things more sacred to the retired investor than their investment portfolio. Since they are no longer receiving earnings from work, they must now rely on their portfolios to provide the income and financial security that they
Shares of Walgreen (NYSE: WAG ) and CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) are showing some weakness early after results from Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD ) take a hit from generic
a registration statement with the SEC. The new entity is the anticipated holding company for the merger of Walgreen (NYSE: WAG ) and Alliance Boots. As anticipated, Walgreens Boots Alliance is domiliced in the U.S. The merger is still pending regulatory
this concern, should investors stay away from Rite Aid and opt for a rival like CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) or Walgreen (NYSE: WAG ), or does the business still have plenty of upside moving forward? Analysts are more excited than investors For the quarter
of which are fragmented markets--comprise the bulk of U.S. cigarette sales. Even if other pharmacies such as Walgreen WAG and Rite Aid RAD were to follow suit, tobacco should remain widely available for adults to purchase. Consumer staples ETFs
What to watch: Though there's plenty of retail chains which could be impacted by Wal-Mart's NM push, Gilford Securities reasons that dollar stores ( FDO , DLTR , DG ) and drugstores ( RAD , CVS , WAG ) top the list. Post your comment!
spending. While the index that XRT tracks includes some defensive retailers such as Wal-Mart, Costco COST, and Walgreen WAG , the overwhelming majority of the index can be characterized as discretionary. By our estimates, more than two thirds of XRT
CVS Health's stock has risen nearly 22% as it begins its transition to differentiate itself from competitors Walgreen (" WAG "), Rite Aid (" RAD "), Walmart (" WMT "), Kroger (" KR "), and Target (" TGT "), to become a retailer that hopes
security). Apple noted that it has acceptance from a wide range of merchants/aggregators, including Macy's M, Walgreen WAG , McDonald's MCD , Panera PNRA, Starbucks SBUX, Target TGT, Whole Foods WFM, Groupon GRPN, and OpenTable. Apple Pay will