Market Intelligence

Walgreens quarterly profit rises 36.8 percent

A generic image of a pen, a tablet and papers
Credit: Shutterstock photo

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Drug store chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc reported a 36.8 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the addition of Rite Aid stores.

Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.12 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the first quarter ended Nov 30 from $821 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier.

Sales rose 9.9 percent to $33.79 billion.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

In This Story


Other Topics

World Markets Stocks Earnings


Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at and via Reuters TV.

Learn More