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Technical Analysis on GNC Holdings and Walgreen: Drug Store Stocks Set to Provide Good Returns
Date:2/11/2013

ments including franchise, wholesale and retail recorded growth for FY 2012. The company has reported positive same-store sales growth for 29 consecutive quarters. GNC Holdings runs 7,600 retail locations globally and is active in 53 countries. With projected earnings growth of 22 percent for next five years, the company offers good long-term investment opportunity. For the third quarter of the year, GNC Holdings reported 28 percent increase in its earnings. The stock trades at Price/Earnings ratio of 16.81 and thus is not an expensive stock.

GNC is set to report its earnings today. Data were not available at the time this article was completed.

Walgreen Offers New Product Lines

Walgreen Co. stock is on the roll and touched a new 52-week high lately. The stock is up 23 percent in the past 12 months and offers a dividend yield of 2.66 percent. The company's dividend is likely to remain safe as it has manageable dividend payout ratio of 45 percent. Walgreen is also projected to grow its EPS at the rate of 13.23 percent in the coming five years. For FY 2012, the company grew its front end sales. However, its same-store sales slumped marginally. The free report on Walgreen can be downloaded by signing up now at http://www.StockCall.com/WAG021113.pdf

The drug store company is diversifying its offerings as it plans to sell Televisa Consumer Products to gain traction among its Hispanic customers. It is also expanding overseas as it acquired 45 percent stake in Alliance Boots to gain foothold in Europe. The company spent $6.7 billion for this purpose and expects the acquisition to add 23 to 27 cents per share to its EPS. Like other drug companies, Walgreen also stands to benefit from increased life expectancy, which will lead to higher demand for drugs and therapies. The stock currently trades at Price/Earnings multiple of 18.57, which is slightly higher than the multi
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