More on Walgreen's FQ4

|By:, SA News Editor

Walgreen (WAG) reports total sales at comparable sales rose 4.6% as a higher average basket size helped to make up for lower traffic in stores.

Prescription sales at comparable stores rose 6.4% during the period on a prescription count of 203M.

The company says a joint synergy program with Alliance Boots led to first-year synergies of $154M.