Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) announced earnings for fiscal fourth-quarter and full fiscal year. Company earnings dropped for fourth-quarter as company’s faced sharper than projected sales decline.
Sales for the fiscal 2012 were $71.6 billion accumulated versus $72.2 billion a year ago, GAAP fiscal year earnings per diluted share were total $2.42 versus $2.94 in year 2011.
Company’s Chief Executive Greg Wasson said that company completed a challenging quarter and year, though it was tough but very important year.
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) trade with volume of 11.19 million shares in last session was unexpectedly higher versus average trading capacity of 6.49 million shares. The stock at opening bell was at $36.27 gained the maximum price level of $36.90 and then finished the day at $36.44 by scoring -0.44%.
WAG remained successful in generating revenue of 71.63 billion in the trailing twelve months and made net income of $2.13 billion. The Company maintained a positive 2.97% for the net profit margin and in its operating margin it had 4.84%. Company’s yearly revenue increase for the last five year was 5.91%.
The WAG painted price to sales ratio of 0.44 and price to cash ratio at 24.12 for past 12 months. As far as the returns from the company is concern, return on asset remained as +6.98%.
The stock showed upbeat performance of 3.79% for the week which for the last 21 trading days was maintained at 3.23%. Likewise the positive performance for the trailing 3 months was recorded as +24.16% and in last 252 trading days which equals to a year was 15.21% while the performance so far in current year remained at +12.57%.
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