What Walgreen Company's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (WAG)
Shauna O'Brien Dec 23, 2014
Inside the Results
The company reported earnings of $809 million, or 85 cents per share, up from $695 million, or 72 cents per share, a year ago. On an adjusted basis, earnings came in at $773 million, or 81 cents per share – above analysts’ view of 75 cents per share.
Revenue for the quarter was $19.6 billion, up from $18.3 billion last year, Analysts expected to see revenue $19.48 billion.
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The Bottom Line
Shares of WAG are up 30% YTD.
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