Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $49.79 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Walgreen Company has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Walgreen Company has a market cap of $47.0 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 35.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Walgreen Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.14. TheStreet Ratings rates Walgreen Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Walgreen Company Ratings Report now.
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