Pharmacy operators

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 20, 2018 - 3:39 pm
A steep drop in Walmart's stock and losses in other sectors pulled U.S. indexes broadly lower Tuesday, placing the market on course to snap a six-day winning streak. A late-afternoon sell-off wiped out early gains by technology companies. Grocery store operators and other consumer-focused companies...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2016 file photo shows a Rite Aid location in Philadelphia. The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for every 10 shares of Rite Aid. A deal value was not disclosed in a statement released Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, by the companies. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 20, 2018 - 8:45 am
The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Albertsons Companies is offering either a share of its stock and $1.83 in cash or slightly more than a share for...
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FILE - This Jan. 18, 2017, file photo shows a CVS Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. CVS Health Corp. reports earnings, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:10 pm
CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled, fueled by a $1.5 billion tax benefit that will help the drugstore chain expand its growing role in customer care. The company said Thursday that it will use the break it gets from the recently completed federal tax overhaul to raise starting pay...
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December 23, 2017 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations its pharmacies caused federal health programs to overpay for prescription drugs by not telling the government about discounted prices. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement agreement Friday. Kmart...
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Customers leave a CVS Pharmacy, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 04, 2017 - 12:29 am
CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot. The second-largest U.S. drugstore chain is buying Aetna, the third-largest health insurer, in order to push much deeper into customer care. The evolution won't happen overnight, but in time,...
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FILE - This May 15, 2017, file photo, shows a CVS pharmacy sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain provide more health care and keep a key client, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
December 03, 2017 - 9:28 pm
Drugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans' health care needs with prescription drugs, clinics and insurance plans to cover those goods and services. The companies announced Sunday that CVS Health Corp. will...
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An electronic stock board shows the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Asian shares sank Friday, following declines on Wall Street after a proposed delay to U.S. tax cut plan dented investor sentiment.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So that's what a losing streak feels like. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, which hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies. Those companies slumped after an analyst for Citi...
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A man takes a picture of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Shares in Asia posted strong gains early Friday, tracking the upbeat session overnight on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 0.9 percent to 21,945.20 as the U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen, boosting exporters’ shares. Investors are watching for U.S. GDP data. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 27, 2017 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the biggest companies in the world had their best day in years Friday as Microsoft and Alphabet soared following strong third-quarter reports, as did online retail giant Amazon. U.S. stocks set more records as their winning streak extended to a seventh week. Intel made its...
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FILE - This Dec. 3, 2014, file photo, shows the Anthem logo at the company's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. Anthem has found a new partner to help run prescription drug coverage after the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer’s rocky relationship with Express Scripts ends. The nation’s second-largest insurer says it will create a pharmacy benefits manager called IngenioRx starting in 2020 and will work with CVS Health Corp. to manage the business. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
October 18, 2017 - 10:34 am
Anthem has found a new partner to help run prescription drug coverage after the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer's rocky relationship with Express Scripts ends. The nation's second-largest insurer says it will create a pharmacy benefits manager called IngenioRx starting in 2020 and will work with CVS...
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April 29, 2017 - 2:23 am
Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said. The state launched an ambitious...
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