Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) stock price is valued at $73.29

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) stock price is valued at $73.29

We are pleased to have delivered double digit percentage growth in earnings per share in the first quarter, including solid results in the U.S. We continue to focus on and invest in transforming our business. The institutional investor owned 70,634,071 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after purchasing an additional 448,045 shares during the quarter. FE institutional ownership is held at 96.5% while insider ownership was 5.03%.

WBA opened at $69.61 on Friday. More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The current EPS for the company has recorded at $4.93. The company has a market cap of $72.09 billion, a PE ratio of 12.17, a P/E/G ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 0.76.

Among 13 analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Its up 1.65% from 22.86 million shares, reported previously. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 3.82% and a return on equity of 21.75%. The firm had revenue of $33.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.90 billion.

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Pharmaceutical Wholesale had first quarter sales of $5.7 billion, a decrease of 0.2% from the year-ago quarter, entirely due to a negative currency impact of 6.8%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) lost -2.90% with the finishing price of $73.29 in Wednesday Trading Session. P/E and P/B ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share. The company now provides a dividend yield of 2.40% and payout ratio stands at 31.50%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 8th. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 71,970.7% in the 3rd quarter.

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WBA has been the topic of several recent research reports. Barclays raised their price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from $77.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a report on Friday, October 12th. As per Friday, June 29, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. Sales of retail items such as shampoo and beauty products in the USA were weaker than anticipated and worldwide drugstore results were "especially bad", said Coldwell, who has a neutral rating on Walgreens shares. Meanwhile, the company keep the average true range (ATR) indicator of around about 2.39that is expressing range of a day's stock trading is high-low. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company.

A simple moving average (SMA) is an arithmetic moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for some time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 81,076 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,386,356.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock has come back -11.10% weekly shift, because it was maintained at -11.19% in the one month period. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & global copyright laws. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. The Vanguard Group Inc meanwhile sold more DISCA shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $504,435,978 worth of shares. Jefferies downgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

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