Sun, Dec 21, 2014, 9:24 AM EST - U.S. Markets closed

Recent

% | $
Quotes you view appear here for quick access.

Walgreen Co. Message Board

you are viewing a single comment's thread.

view the rest of the posts
  • immerlogic immerlogic Dec 3, 2012 6:36 PM Flag

    Goldman Sachs buys 4,809,100 shares of Walgreen

    Their may be some deep pockets accumulation. I think speculation that WAG may announce accelerated dividend may also be part of the recent action. I don't really see that as likely to happen, but the speculation has people chasing stocks and driving up prices a bit.

    • I do not think they are chasing WAG at all. For whatever reason, WAG was knocked down far more than the market ever went down. VZ went down a total of 7% and WAG dropped a staggering 18%!! In OCT, WAG was as high as $37.45 intraday. No reason why it dropped nearly 20% in a month!!! No reason could justify it...that is why it is climbing back up nicely. With a forward PE of a paltry 9 and a healthy dividend leader with a payout ratio of 39%, it has lots of room to increase dividends for years and years to come. This stock is a MUST buy NOW. Even at $37, its a buy.

 
WAG
73.23-1.15(-1.55%)Dec 19 4:07 PMEST

Trending Tickers

i
Trending Tickers features significant U.S. stocks showing the most dramatic increase in user interest in Yahoo Finance in the previous hour over historic norms. The list is limited to those equities which trade at least 100,000 shares on an average day and have a market cap of more than $300 million.