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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Takeover Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 20, (NYSE: WAG)

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * U.S. retailer Walgreen Co pressured its Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon and pharmacy chief Kermit Crawford to leave after a bungled forecast of pharmacy profits related to its Medicare prescription-drug business. (* Schools in Ferguson, Missouri, have canceled classes, business owners face broken windows and falling revenue, and police forces are strained after more than a weak of violent protests. (

Walgreen Co. (Walgreens), together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retail drugstore chain in the United States. Shares of WAG traded higher by 0.68% or $0.4175/share to $62.15. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $46.75 and as high as $76.39. On average, 8401120 shares of WAG exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 6924944.