After spending more than a year at nothing better than four-star rank, CVS Caremark
Some CAPS members believe the momentum behind CVS' business has been building lately, and they expect solid financial results to follow. The company reported solid fourth-quarter earnings growth, boosted by rising revenue, thanks in part to an increase in retail and pharmacy same-store sales. Its recent sales trends have put up a strong showing against competitors such as Walgreen
In the current environment, consumers have been searching out value when shopping for goods, showing a preference for lower-cost retailers and generic discount brands. While Wal-Mart Stores
CVS has also eased some of concerns investors raised last year regarding its pharmacy benefits management business, which competes with others like Merck
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