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CVS Caremark (cvs) Stock Research

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Company Description: CVS Caremark Corporation dilivers Pharmaceuticals and a broad spectrum of other products and services via a massive network of drugstores and healthcare delivery outlets in the US. These include: CVS/pharmacy retail stores, CVS.com. PharmaCare Management Services and PharmaCare Pharmacy. To managed care and other organizations, CVS Caremark offers pharmacy benefit management services (mail order pharmacy; specialty pharmacy; plan, design, and administration; formulary management; claims processing; and reinsurance services). The focus of its specialty pharmacy is support to individuals requiring drug therapies to treat conditions: e.g., organ transplants; HIV/AIDS; and genetic conditions, such as; infertility, MS, and certain cancers. At close of business March 31, 2007, the company operated 6,208 retail and specialty pharmacy stores and 22 specialty pharmacies. Update

Market Research Update

Staples Industry Research & Analysis: The consumer staple industry includes companies whose sales come from necessary consumer staple purchases such as rent, mortgage and food. Staples Trading Strategy: The consumer staple industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued staple investments at any time in the business cycle when stock prices are low, and especially during the late stages of a bull markets when investors become more defensive. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, investors are rotating money out of consumer staples and into faster growth industries. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: Accounting. CVS Caremark is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases CVS Caremark's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Strategy: CVS Caremark has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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