Pessina could be interested an LBO because he thinks Mr. Market undervalues Walgreens stock. The company’s share price is low. Traders paid $62.25 for Walgreens (NASDQ: WBA) shares on November 11, 2019.Read more
However, Walgreens is making less from money from its drugstores. For example, Walgreens reported an operating income of $1.218 billon 31 May 2019, down from $1.518 million three months earlier.Read more
The Market Underprices WalgreensRead more
It looks as if there was little or no real planning to the Walgreen takeover of Rite Aid location. From my advantage it appeared that somebody at WBA headquarters forgot to tell the IT team.
Still it appears that Walgreen’s very professional staff is on top of the issues and more than capable of fixing them. Any problems that result will be temporary and get fixed, putting Walgreens in a much better position.Read more
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) appears to be the latest retailer to experience the “Amazon Effect.” The drugstore giant just reported its second straight quarter of declining revenues.Read more
All this indicates that the FTC has a very good point about Fred’s; it does not have the resources to operate all those Rite Aid locations. Fred’s reported revenues of $2.15 billion, a free cash flow of $28.25 million, assets of $740.88 million and cash and short-term investments of $5.692 million on October 31, 2016.Read more