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More top-performing CAPS members are singing bullish tunes on Walgreen
No doubt about it, Walgreen has a great track record of growth and shareholder dividends. Not only has the stock appreciated faster than the market in the past decade, but the dividend has grown at an annualized rate of 11.2% in the past 10 years. The company recently upped its dividend again by 18%. Though competitor CVS Caremark
But just as other discount retailers like Target
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