Shares of Walgreens stock sell on the NASDAQ stock market under the name Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., as stated by the official NASDAQ trading webpage. Walgreens was first traded publicly in 1927. Investors can use a brokerage firm account to purchase or sell shares of Walgreens stock.Continue Reading
As of April 2015, its shareholders consist of individual shareholders (approximately 13 percent), institutional share holders (approximately 31 percent) and mutual fund shareholders (approximately 24 percent), as stated by the CNN Money website.
Walgreens is in the retail trade sector and the drugstore chains industry. It has profits both from its prescription services and retail stores. Notable competitors are CVS, Express Scripts, Omnicare and Rite Aid.Learn more about Investing