November 14, 2013 at 08:00 AM EST
Successful Acquisitions, Declared Dividends, Stock Price Movements, Upcoming Conferences and Expansions - Research Report on Walgreens, AmerisourceBergen, GNC, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and Omnicare

NEW YORK, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG),

AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE: ABC), GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE: VRX), and Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Walgreen Company Research Report

On November 8, 2013, Walgreen Company (Walgreens) announced that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Kerr Drug's retail drugstores and specialty pharmacy business. The Company stated that as previously in September 2013, this acquisition is an asset transaction and includes Kerr Drug's retail drugstores, specialty pharmacy business and a distribution center. According to the Company, in full-year FY 2012, Kerr Drug's retail drugstores and specialty pharmacy business recorded total sales of $381 million. The Full Research Report on Walgreen Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/844c_WAG]

AmerisourceBergen Corp. Research Report

On November 5, 2013, AmerisourceBergen Corp.'s (AmerisourceBergen) reported that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly dividend rate by 12%. The Company stated that the quarterly dividend now stands at c.$0.24 per share from the previous $0.21 per share. The Company informed that the dividend is payable on December 2, 2013 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 18, 2013. The Full Research Report on AmerisourceBergen Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/29fb_ABC]

GNC Holdings Inc Research Report

On November 11, 2013, GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) ended the trading day at $59.06, up by 2.04%. Shares of GNC rose 0.31% over the previous three trading days while the S&P 500 also rose 0.08% during that same period. The Full Research Report on GNC Holdings Inc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/54b0_GNC]

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. Research Report

On November 11, 2013, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc.'s (Valeant) stocks slipped 0.27% to end the day at $105.16. Shares of Valeant slid by 1.21% over the three previous trading sessions, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.23% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9fdd_VRX ]

Omnicare, Inc. Research Report

On November 8, 2013, Omnicare, Inc. (Omnicare) announced that it will present at the Credit Suisse 2013 Healthcare Conference on November 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. MT (10:00 a.m. ET) in Phoenix, Arizona. The Company informed that a live webcast of the event and its archived version can be accessed through its website. In other news dated November 1, 2013, Omnicare Specialty Care Group (SCG), a division of Omnicare, announced the opening of its new patient solutions center in Louisville, Kentucky. According to the Company, the expansion includes more than 120 workspaces to support the growth of its Brand Support platform, with services being provided through RxCrossroads. The Company stated that the new facility adds 18,000 square feet of call center space, bringing the total capacity to nearly 100,000 square feet across all six locations. Amit Jain, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Omnicare stated, "Omnicare SCG's expansion reflects the growing demand for access, affordability and adherence services for specialty pharmaceuticals. Brand support services continue to evolve in design and scope. The need to customize and integrate these services with other support functions, such as trial offerings or copay programs, is also expanding with our pharmaceutical partners. Our new, state-of-the-art patient solutions center enhances our ability to meet these evolving needs for our clients while better positioning Omnicare SCG for continued growth." The Full Research Report on Omnicare, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ef9e_OCR]

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