December 19, 2013

Rite Aid announced its third-quarter 2014 sales Thursday, showing higher total and same-store sales and profits than third quarter 2013, as well as continued growth in programs like the Wellness store format, Wellness65+ and others.

The main story surrounding Rite Aid over the past couple of years has been its efforts to engineer a turnaround, but the message from Thursday was, "Rite Aid more or less has turned around, so what's next?"

October 4, 2013

A private equity firm that is a major Rite Aid shareholder has exchanged its preferred stocks for common stock, according to a regulatory filing.

September 23, 2013

Rite Aid reported its second quarter 2014 earnings Thursday, posting its fourth-consecutive profitable quarter, its passing the 1,000 mark in the number of stores it has converted to the Wellness format and more than 930,000 members of Wellness65+, the latest extension to its Wellness+ loyalty care program, aimed at seniors.

In other words, the country's third-largest drug store chain has once again shown it's on a roll. In light of the latest earnings, the company raised its guidance for fiscal year 2014, expecting a profit of between $182 million and $268 million.

July 9, 2013

General Mills executives shared the company's new product innovation plans during General Mills' annual investor meeting at the New York Stock Exchange.

July 2, 2013

Covidien has finished spinning off its pharmaceuticals division, the medical products maker said.

June 13, 2013

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.

March 29, 2013

Parsippany, N.J.-based Pinnacle Foods — manufacturer and distributor of such food brands as Birds Eye, Duncan Hines, Vlasic, Mrs. Butterworth’s and others — opened for trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PF” after its initial public offering.

January 24, 2013

Watson Pharmaceuticals has formally changed its name to Actavis and changed its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol to ACT, the company said.

January 8, 2013

Abbott Labs has spun off its specialty drug division into a new company called AbbVie, which the new company's leaders heralded Wednesday by ringing the first opening bell of 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange.

November 29, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is changing its name to Actavis following its acquisition of the Swiss drug maker, Watson said.

November 1, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is changing its name to Actavis following its acquisition of the Swiss drug maker, Watson said.

July 30, 2012

“It’s actually an illusion that those boxers are separate entities. The separate entities are just the way we choose to perceive them. The boxers, you, me — we’re all part of the same quantum field. Think of the two boxers as ocean waves or currents of air — two tornadoes, say. They appear to be two separate things, but they’re not. Tornadoes are just wind. The wind stirred up in different directions. The fact is nothing is separate. Everything is connected. The shapes we see exist only in our own consciousness.”

June 29, 2012

Coty has filed to raise as much as $700 million in an initial public offering.

June 8, 2012

Kraft Foods announced that it has shifted its stock listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ global select market.

May 31, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has transferred its stock listing from NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange, the drug maker said Wednesday.

May 30, 2012

Schiff Nutrition International is scheduled to change its NYSE ticker symbol and, effective June 11, the stock will begin trading under the symbol SHF.

March 21, 2012

Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is switching stock exchanges, the company said.

March 20, 2012

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the Israel-based generic drug maker said Monday.

February 7, 2012

Executives and guests of Post Holdings visited the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the spinoff from parent company Ralcorp Holdings on Tuesday.

September 1, 2011

Pharmaceutical services provider Omnicare celebrated its 30th anniversary as a public company by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange at 4 p.m. on Thursday, the company said.

August 4, 2011

Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO Bill Weldon on Wednesday morning rang the NYSE opening bell remotely from Johnson & Johnson world headquarters here as part of the company's employee celebration of its 125th anniversary.

July 6, 2011

Walgreens’ stock was trading up 30 cents to $43.03 on the New York Stock Exchange mid-morning on Wednesday thanks to favorable same-store sales growth of 4.8% for the month of June versus an analyst consensus estimate of 2.8%.

April 7, 2011

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced the closing of its initial public offering of 25.9 million shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $16 per share. GNC's Class A common stock began trading Friday, April 1, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GNC."

March 1, 2011

Rite Aid has regained compliance with the New York Stock Exchange’s share price-listing requirements, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.