Reportedly, the drugstore chain Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) released Q4 earnings recently. The company expects profit to grow in single digits in 2021, after witnessing better-than-expected fourth-quarter figures driven by an increase in sales at U.S. pharmacies. Same-store sales for the company’s retail pharmacy unit in the United States increased 3.6% from a year earlier. Excluding items, the company reported earnings of $1.02 per share, beating analysts’ estimates of 96 cents per share.
Walgreens also expects strong adjusted profit growth in the second half of 2021, as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic subsides.
Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is a pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise with a long history of trusted healthcare services, community pharmacy care, and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates. To learn more about Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walgreens Boots Alliance Page.
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