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Unformatted text preview: Walgreen also faced pressure due to prescription reimbursement issues and a slower rate of introduction of new generic products during the quarter. 52wk high: 40.69 52wk low: 26.26 EPS: 2.08 PE: 13.50 Dividend: 0.70 Yield: 2.50 Market Cap: 27.25 b Volume: 9.72 m 52wk high: 40.69 5 year 52wk low: 26.26 EPS: .08 PE: 13.50 Dividend: 0.70 Yield: 2.50 9.72 Walgreens is one of the few that meet the following simple criteria for a dividend growth investor, current yield of at least 2.5%, 5-year and 10-year dividend CAGR of at least 10% (rounded), and 2010 dividend increase of at least 10% (rounded). The market favors companies that generate positive Economic Margins (true measure of economic profitability) and are capable of expanding their business. I think that the futures price of 100 shares of Walgreen will be delivered to me in one year would be questionable to me right now. http://seekingalpha.com...
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- Spring '11
- Finance, Walgreens, Walgreen Co., dividend growth investor, front-end same-store sales