First quarter financial results indicate that its fresh approach to retail and health care, including the company’s Aetna acquisition, is making gains, said Larry Menlo, CVS Health Corp. president and CEO.
As it continues struggling to generate profits, Rite Aid posted a net loss from continuing operations of $255.6 million, or 24 cents per share, versus a net loss of $483.7 million, or 46 cents per share, in the year-earlier period.
Target’s omnichannel strategies seem to be paying off, as the retailer enjoyed a strong fourth quarter and its best fiscal year in more than a decade.
Macy’s saw improvement in its fiscal year 2018 and fourth quarter, while stepping up a restructuring plan that streamlines its upper management and reduces costs.
The Home Depot exceeded Wall Street expectations in a third quarter when net earnings were $2.87 billion, or $2.51 per diluted share, versus $2.17 billion, or $1.84 per diluted share, in the year-previous quarter.
With fourth quarter profits exceeding Wall Street expectations, Walgreens Boots Alliance touted gains for both the period and the fiscal year despite weak U.S. retail comps.