Has Walgreen Moved Into the Value Range?

Today, Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore takes a look at Walgreen (NYSE: WAG  ) , which carries one of the lowest price-to-earnings multiples of all the stocks passing his "Best Values" screen. Is the corner drugstore a value, or a value trap?

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Rex Moore has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Express Scripts. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Express Scripts. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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  • Report this Comment On August 17, 2012, at 6:14 PM, prginww wrote:

    Hey, Fools:

    This is another article where the initial link doesn't give you the article, and you have to go elsewhere to read it, along with the additional sales pitches... I've stopped taking the next step, and it won't be long that I'll quit clicking the original link if you just keep teasing folks like this.

    Didn't read the article, but here's my take on WAG:

    Bought WAG shares during the period that they were being beaten down by the market during the fiasco with Express Scripts. They patched up their differences, WAG rose 20%, and I'm hanging on because the business will now continue to grow.

    Partly because of the recent acquisition of USA Drug, and mainly because they are the most convenient to use. As a confirmed Walgreen's customer, they've sold me on their ability to get me the prescription I need whenever and wherever I need.

    Hope your article covered these points.

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