Walgreen Co (NYSE: WAG) reported a 6% rise in its first-quarter sales.
Walgreen's quarterly sales surged to $18.35 billion , versus $17.32 billion , in the year-ago quarter. Its same-store sales climbed 5.5% in the quarter.
Walgreen's November sales gained 4.1% to $6.07 billion from $5.83 billion , while same-store sales climbed 3.2% in November.
In the pharmacy section, Walgreen's same-store sales surged 4%, versus analysts' expectations for a 3.9% growth.
fuddy, why do you think the numbers should be better? They exceed analysts expectations. That's not enough? Where have you seen cash flow numbers for the quarter? They have not been released to my knowledge.