Walgreen (NYSE:WAG) released third-quarter earnings on June 27, 2005.

  • The following note appeared in the company's release: "This year's quarter includes a $6.6 million pre-tax ($4.1 million after-tax) gain for litigation settlements versus a gain in last year's quarter of $3 million pre-tax ($1.9 million after-tax) from litigation settlements. Excluding these gains, earnings for the quarter increased 19.5% to $406.9 million, or $0.40 cents per share (diluted) from last year's $340.4 million, or $0.33 cents per share (diluted)."

Income Statement Highlights

(Figures in millions, except per-share data)

Avg. Est. Q3 2005 Q3 2004 % Change
Sales $10,860 $10,831 $9,579 13.1%
Net Profit -- $411 $342 20.1%
EPS $0.38 $0.40 $0.33 21.2%

Margin Checkup

Q3 2005 Q3 2004 Change
Earnings Before Taxes/Sales



Net Margin


3.57% +0.22%

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