A woman on an escalator in a Walgreens store in New York.
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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Walgreens — The drugstore company’s shares rose 6.7% after beating analysts’ expectations for its quarterly earnings. Walgreens earned $1.40 per share, topping estimates by 29 cents, according to Refinitiv. Walgreens also said it has administered 8 million Covid-19 vaccines so far and hiked its 2021 profit forecast.
BlackBerry — Shares of the communications software company tumbled more than 9% following a quarterly revenue miss amid lower demand for the company’s QNX care software. However, BlackBerry adjusted quarterly earnings of 3 cents per share,…