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CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

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  • Dec. 20, 2012, 9:17 AM
    Shares of Walgreen (WAG) and CVS Caremark (CVS) are on watch after Rite Aid reported its first quarterly profit since 2007. The quick analyst take on the drugstore chain shakeup is that Rite Aid's execution is behind the strong Q3 more than sector strength.
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  • Dec. 14, 2012, 10:04 AM
    Goldman Sachs weighs in on the pharmacy wars, noting CVS Caremark (CVS +2.2%) still has room to grow based on its "distinctive positioning" in the sector. Despite all the sound and fury from Walgreen (WAG -0.1%) on recapturing its lost customers back, the opposite appears to be the reality as the CVS share in the prescription market rises instead of falls.
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  • Dec. 13, 2012, 9:10 AM
    Premarket gainers: TELK +28%. ONCY +22%. BBY +17%. CLWR +13%. CVS +5%. TSL +5%.
    Losers: RIGL -33%. HRG -26%.
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  • Dec. 13, 2012, 8:07 AM
    In addition to increasing its quarterly dividend, CVS Caremark (CVS) also intends to buy back $4B of shares in 2013. At its investor day today, the company forecast adjusted EPS of $3.84-$3.98, above consensus of $3.82, free cash flow of $4.8-5.1B and cash from operations of $6.4-6.6B. CVS also reiterates its 2012 guidance. (PR)
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  • Dec. 13, 2012, 7:52 AM
    CVS Caremark (CVS) declares $0.225/share quarterly dividend, 38% increase from prior dividend of $0.1625. Forward yield 1.89%. For shareholders of record Jan. 24. Payable Feb. 04. Ex-div date Jan. 22. Shares +4.1% premarket. (PR)
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  • Dec. 10, 2012, 1:33 PM
    A bankruptcy judge in New York signs off on a deal which will allow more than 15K Kodak kiosks to stay in CVS Caremark (CVS +1.2%) stores through 2016. The agreement will make Kodak's personal imaging business look more attractive to a buyer.
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  • Nov. 19, 2012, 1:49 PM
    Eastman Kodak (EKDKQ.PK) strikes a deal with CVS Caremark (CVS +0.6%) to keep as many as 15K photo kiosks at CVS stores through 2016. The deal is important because it ensures the company's biggest customer will still be in tact for a potential buyer of the Kodak imaging service business.
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  • Nov. 14, 2012, 8:16 PM
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway discloses several changes to its portfolio, including a stake in Deere & Co. (DE) and selling off 5.3M shares of CVS Caremark (CVS). Firm also added to its existing investments in: Wells Fargo (WFC), Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (BK), General Motors (GM), DirecTV (DTV), DaVita (DVA), National Oilwell Varco (NOV) and Viacom (VIAB). It reduced stakes in: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Kraft Foods (KRFT), Lee Enterprises (LEE), Procter & Gamble (PG) and US Bancorp (USB). (13-F)
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  • Nov. 6, 2012, 10:07 AM
    CVS Caremark (CVS -0.8%) appears to have won over a lot of ex-Walgreen customers for good based on the drugstore operator's "blowout" Q3, notes CNBC's Jim Cramer (video). The company says it now expects to retain close to 60% of the new clients gained from the WAG-ESRX impasse after earlier estimates ranged lower.
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  • Nov. 6, 2012, 7:15 AM
    More on CVS Caremark (CVS): Retail pharmacy sales rose 4.3% with higher drug costs and the growth of the firm's Medicare Part D program contributing. The company raises and narrows its full-year guidance to $3.38-$3.41, from a prior range of $3.32-$3.38. (PR)
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  • Nov. 6, 2012, 7:03 AM
    CVS Caremark (CVS): Q3 EPS of $0.85 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $30.2B (+13.3% Y/Y) misses by $700M. (PR)
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  • Nov. 6, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: AKRX, AMED, AMSC, AOL, CPN, CRIS, CRZO, CSC, CVC, CVS, DISCA, DISH, DNR, DTV, DWRE, EMR, EXPD, FOSL, FTR, FUN, GEL, HCN, HL, HPT, ISIS, KWK, MFA, NYX, ODP, OMX, OXF, POM, SCG, SRE, VVUS
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  • Nov. 5, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: AKRX, AMED, AMSC, AOL, CPN, CRIS, CRZO, CSC, CVC, CVS, DISCA, DISH, DNR, DTV, DWRE, EMR, EXPD, FOSL, FTR, FUN, GEL, HCN, HL, HPT, ISIS, KWK, MFA, NYX, ODP, OMX, OXF, POM, SCG, SRE, VVUS
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  • Oct. 30, 2012, 11:38 AM
    Are Halloween candy sales at risk of being muted this year? As trick-or-treating gets delayed up and down the Eastern Seaboard the estimated $2.4B boom in candy sales in front of the holiday could come in light this year. Analysts say it won't be candy manufacturers that take the hit with stores already loaded up, but drugstore chains such as Walgreen (WAG), CVS Caremark (CVS), and Rite Aid (RAD) could see a disappointing holiday haul.
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  • Oct. 12, 2012, 7:14 AM
    CVS Caremark (CVS) is reportedly under investigation from federal officials looking into if the company violated Medicare laws. One of the allegations is that the company routinely refilled prescriptions without receiving prior approval from patients.
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  • Oct. 10, 2012, 10:29 AM
    Another tidbit from Wal-Mart's (WMT +2.8%) investor meeting (webcast): The company plans to have over 240 Neighborhood Market stores in place by the end of FY13, a significant pickup in the pace of growth for the small-sized supermarkets across the landscape. While posing an obvious threat to local and national grocery stores, the initiative could also effect pharmacy sales at Walgreen (WAG +0.1%), CVS Caremark (CVS +0.5%), and Rite Aid (RAD +0.4%) eventually.
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Company Description
CVS Health Corp iis an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company has three segments: Pharmacy Services, Retail Pharmacy and Corporate.
Sector: Services
Industry: Drug Stores
Country: United States