Safeway on Friday announced that its board of directors increased the authorized level of the company's stock repurchase program by $2 billion.
Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold has bought back more than a quarter of the shares it intends to as part of a share-repurchase program announced earlier this year.
A private equity firm that is a major Rite Aid shareholder has exchanged its preferred stocks for common stock, according to a regulatory filing.
Publix on Tuesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 35 cents per share on its common stock.
Kroger's board of directors raised the quarterly dividend by 10%, to 16.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 15, 2013.
Safeway on Tuesday announced that it has adopted a one-year stockholder rights plan.
The board of directors of AmerisourceBergen has authorized a new $750 million share repurchase program.
McKesson on Wednesday announced preliminary voting results from its annual meeting of stockholders.
General Mills executives shared the company's new product innovation plans during General Mills' annual investor meeting at the New York Stock Exchange.
Coty announced on Thursday the pricing of its initial public offering of 57.1 million shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $17.50 per share.
Blackhawk Network Holdings announced its intent to open its initial public offering of 10 million shares at an estimated offering price of $20 to $22 per share.
Bausch + Lomb announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to take the company public.
Watson Pharmaceuticals has formally changed its name to Actavis and changed its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol to ACT, the company said.
Wall Street on Wednesday celebrated the "fiscal cliff" compromise as stocks across the board were trading up by some 200 basis points. As of noon, the Dow was up 1.7% and Nasdaq 2.3%.
Seats are going fast for the annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Conference, slated for Nov. 27 in New York City at the New York Athletic Club.
Ingles Markets announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share on all its class A common stock and 15 cents per share on all its class B common stock.
Publix on Monday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share.
CVS Caremark announced that its board of directors has approved a new share repurchase program for up to $6 billion of the company's outstanding common stock.
Revlon’s board has declared a regular dividend of approximately 16.5 cents per share on the Series A Preferred Stock for the period from July 9 through Oct. 8.
Coty has filed to raise as much as $700 million in an initial public offering.
Schiff Nutrition International is scheduled to change its NYSE ticker symbol and, effective June 11, the stock will begin trading under the symbol SHF.
Dollar Tree on Tuesday approved a 2-for-1 stock split in the form of a 100% common stock dividend. The new shares will be distributed June 26 for shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 12.
Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has appointed Lisa DeFrancesco as its VP global investor relations, the company said Friday.
Pfizer is selling its nutrition business to Nestle for $11.85 billion, Pfizer said Monday.
Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is switching stock exchanges, the company said.