On Wednesday, Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), added 1.81% and closed at $81.54 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $79.25 and $82.21. The American Ireland Fund honored Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) yesterday at its 32nd Annual Chicago Dinner for its commitment to and investment in the entire island of Ireland, both north and south. Walgreens Boots Alliance is only the fifth company with noteworthyoperations in the Chicagoland area to receive the American Ireland Fund Corporate Social Responsibility Award in the dinner’s 32-year history.
Walgreens Boots Alliance was cited for the jobs and services it provides at over 170 stores in Ireland. Walgreens Boots Alliance Senior Vice President, Chief Property and Procurement Officer Patrick Dunne accepted the award on behalf of the company.
“I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of all my dedicated colleagues, and we recognize the challenge of this award to continue our strong corporate citizenship,” said Dunne, who is originally from Strabane, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. “We are committed to being a standout global company through programs focused on the communities we serve, the environment, the marketplace and our workplace.
Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), jumped 4.01% and closed at $53.39 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $50.82 and $53.84. The company’s Market capitalization is $35.00 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 643.40 million. Emerson (EMR) is extending its presence in advanced flow measurement and control technologies with the acquisition of the Blending & Transfer Systems business of FMC Technologies, a leading provider of systems for lubricant, grease, fuel and chemical blending applications within the refining and chemical industries. The Blending & Transfer Systems business will join the flow solutions segment within Emerson Automation Solutions, complementing industry-leading brands like Micro Motion™ and DeltaV™. The combination creates a strong product and software portfolio to solve customers’ most critical blending applications in refining and chemical end markets.
“As our customers comply with increasingly demanding environmental regulations and utilize varying crude stocks to maximize profitability, comprehensive blending systems play a vital role in the effectiveness of their operations,” said Ram Krishnan, Group President, Flow Solutions.