Walgreens Boots Alliance Company Profile (NASDAQ:WBA)

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance logoWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance operates through three divisions, including Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Company's products are marketed under a number of brands, which include No7, the Botanics range, Almus (generic medicines), Boots Pharmaceuticals and Soap & Glory (bathing and beauty brand). In addition, the Company has investments in Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. The Company operates in around 25 countries, which include the wholesale and distribution network with over 340 distribution centers and more than 180,000 pharmacies, health centers and hospitals in 19 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Drug Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Drug Retail
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WBA
  • CUSIP: 93142210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $80.97
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $81.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $81.30
  • 52-Week Range: $71.50 - $95.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.98
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.13
  • P/E Growth: 1.41
  • Market Cap: $87.64B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,082,317,000
  • Beta: 1.01
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.70%
  • Return on Equity: 15.56%
  • Return on Assets: 7.10%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.42%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.68%
Additional Links:
Companies Related to Walgreens Boots Alliance:

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 15 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.74)
Consensus Price Target: $93.63 (15.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingOutperform$95.00View Rating Details
9/10/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$95.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$94.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$80.71 -> $95.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$94.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
7/7/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$76.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/7/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetMarket Perform$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$93.00View Rating Details
4/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details
3/1/2016MizuhoUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$89.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
2/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$111.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/16/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/30/2015ScotiabankBoost Price Target$100.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$99.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$102.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeHold -> Buy$98.00 -> $103.00View Rating Details
7/11/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/9/2015William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
5/22/2015Tigress FinancialUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/19/2014Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$56.00View Rating Details
12/19/2014SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$72.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016        
7/6/2016Q316$1.14$1.18$29.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/5/2016Q216$1.28$1.31$30.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/7/2016Q116$0.96$1.03$29.24 billion$29.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q415$0.81$0.88$28.45 billion$28.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/9/2015Q315$0.87$1.02$28.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/9/2015Q215$0.94$1.18$27.27 billion$26.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/23/2014Q115$0.75$0.81$19.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/30/2014Q414$0.74$0.74$19.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/24/2014Q314$0.94$0.91$19.33 billion$19.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2014Q214$0.93$0.91$19.61 billion$19.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2013Q1$0.72$0.72$17.98 billion$18.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/1/2013Q413$0.72$0.73$17.95 billion$17.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/25/2013Q3 2013$0.91$0.85$18.44 billion$18.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/19/2013Q2 2013$0.94$0.96$18.72 billion$18.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/21/2012Q1 2013$0.70$0.58$17.50 billion$17.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/28/2012Q412$0.56$0.63$17.16 billion$17.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/19/2012$0.63$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/27/2012$0.77$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/21/2011$0.67$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/27/2011$0.56$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/21/2011$0.63$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2011$0.80$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/22/2010$0.54$0.62$17.31 billion$17.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.02 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.01$1.30$1.17
Q2 20164$1.11$1.20$1.15
Q3 20165$1.05$1.10$1.08
Q1 20171$1.44$1.44$1.44
Q2 20171$1.35$1.35$1.35
Q3 20171$1.24$1.24$1.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
Annual Dividend:$1.50
Dividend Yield:1.85%
Payout Ratio:51.90% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.26% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.88% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/14/2016quarterly$0.381.79%8/17/20168/19/20169/12/2016
4/13/2016quarterly$0.361.78%5/16/20165/18/20166/10/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.361.81%2/16/20162/18/20163/11/2016
10/15/2015quarterly$0.361.65%11/12/201511/16/201512/11/2015
7/10/2015quarterly$0.361.55%8/17/20158/19/20159/11/2015
4/9/2015quarterly$0.341.46%5/19/20155/21/20156/12/2015
1/16/2015special$0.342/13/20152/18/20153/12/2015
10/8/2014quarterly$0.342.19%11/13/201411/17/201412/12/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.342.22%8/19/20148/21/20149/12/2014
4/9/2014quarterly$0.321.99%5/19/20145/21/20146/12/2014
1/9/2014quarterly$0.322.09%2/13/20142/18/20143/12/2014
10/9/2013quarterly$0.322.25%11/14/201311/18/201312/12/2013
7/10/2013quarterly$0.322.59%8/16/20138/20/20139/12/2013
4/10/2013quarterly$0.282.26%5/17/20135/21/20136/12/2013
1/10/2013quarterly$0.282.81%2/13/20132/15/20133/12/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 59.74%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/8/2016Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonEVPSell23,996$85.00$2,039,660.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016William C FooteDirectorSell2,067$81.35$168,150.45View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonEVPSell29,695$83.00$2,464,685.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2016Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonEVPSell29,695$81.03$2,406,185.85View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonEVPSell29,603$83.13$2,460,897.39View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Barry RosensteinDirectorSell6,000,000$77.29$463,740,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2016William C FooteDirectorSell2,066$80.99$167,325.34View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016George Rollo FairweatherCFOSell50,000$81.52$4,076,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonEVPSell13,728$83.01$1,139,561.28View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Barry RosensteinDirectorSell1,720,900$76.96$132,440,464.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016John Anthony LedererDirectorBuy10,000$81.00$810,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Barry RosensteinDirectorSell1,452,470$82.37$119,639,953.90View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015William C FooteDirectorSell3,500$88.36$309,260.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015John Anthony LedererDirectorBuy10,000$84.88$848,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2015William C FooteDirectorSell3,500$94.95$332,325.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015John Anthony LedererDirectorBuy10,000$85.00$850,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Thomas J Sabatino JrCAOSell36,477$73.76$2,690,543.52View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Kathleen Wilson-ThompsonSVPSell40,769$73.75$3,006,713.75View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Kermit R CrawfordEVPSell126,441$66.32$8,385,567.12View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Sona ChawlaCMOSell21,200$65.00$1,378,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2014Barry RosensteinDirectorBuy1,250,000$61.86$77,325,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Sona ChawlaCMOSell9,443$63.44$599,063.92View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Mia M ScholzSVPSell81,015$61.93$5,017,258.95View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Gregory D WassonCEOSell24,279$60.06$1,458,196.74View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Robert ZimmermanSVPSell26,201$66.07$1,731,100.07View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014Kermit CrawfordInsiderSell74,287$66.01$4,903,684.87View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014Graham AtkinsonSVPSell24,304$58.05$1,410,847.20View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Robert ZimmermanSVPSell10,426$60.00$625,560.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Timothy TheriaultSVPSell64,815$60.50$3,921,307.50View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Stefano PessinaDirectorBuy34,439$45.77$1,576,273.03View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Kermit R CrawfordInsiderSell10,000$50.03$500,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2013Stefano PessinaDirectorBuy83,299$48.62$4,049,997.38View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)
DateHeadline
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) from Drug Stores (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 27 at 7:57 PM
News IconCharles R. Walgreen III, oversaw growth of chain started by grandfather, dies (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.chicagotribune.com - September 27 at 4:46 PM
4-traders.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance : Charles R. Walgreen III, Former Walgreen Co. Chairman and CEO, Dies at Age 80 (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.4-traders.com - September 27 at 9:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WBA-US : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCharles R. Walgreen III, Former Walgreen Co. Chairman and CEO, Dies at Age 80 (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 8:03 PM
bizjournals.com logoFormer Walgreens CEO has died (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.bizjournals.com - September 26 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRite Aid, Walgreens' Merger Could Total 11% Return This Year (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 6:49 AM
News IconDrug Stores: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Position of the day (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 23 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy CVS Offers an Attractive Investment Opportunity (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 7:23 PM
investorplace.com logoRite Aid Corporation Earnings Give Walgreens a Worry Point (RAD) (NASDAQ:WBA)
investorplace.com - September 22 at 10:37 AM
News IconWhy Rite Aid Earnings Matter Less Than the Walgreens Merger (NASDAQ:WBA)
feedproxy.google.com - September 22 at 9:16 AM
News IconStock in Queue: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) - Newburgh Press (NASDAQ:WBA)
newburghpress.com - September 22 at 6:31 AM
investors.com logoE.L.F. Beauty Prices IPO Above Range After Trade Desk Soars In Debut (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.investors.com - September 22 at 6:31 AM
bizjournals.com logoEXCLUSIVE: Independently owned Pacific Drugs is closing after 34 years (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.bizjournals.com - September 22 at 6:31 AM
News IconStock Performance Recap: Pinpointing Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) (NASDAQ:WBA)
larampadinapoli.com - September 21 at 11:54 AM
investopedia.com logoWalgreens Offers Faster Dermatological Care (WBA) - Investopedia (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.investopedia.com - September 20 at 5:58 AM
thestreet.com logoWill Walgreens (WBA) Stock Be Helped by New Online Dermatology Platform? (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.thestreet.com - September 19 at 7:56 PM
investopedia.com logoWalgreens Brings Telehealth to Dermatology (WBA) (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.investopedia.com - September 19 at 7:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance: Buffett-Like Appeal - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:WBA)
seekingalpha.com - September 19 at 7:01 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Walgeens Boots Alliance Shuts U.K. Venture Arm (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.wsj.com - September 19 at 7:01 AM
News IconWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Near to Lift Curtain on August 2016 Earnings - The Voice Registrar (NASDAQ:WBA)
voiceregistrar.com - September 16 at 7:44 PM
capitalcube.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WBA) : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 16 at 7:44 PM
News IconWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) from Drug Stores – Todays Top Gains (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 15 at 8:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance Schedules Fiscal 2016 and Fourth Quarter Earnings ... (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 8:10 PM
News IconBuyers and Sellers Alert - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s (WBA) - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.hotstockspoint.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
capitalcube.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WBA-US : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEnvisionRx and Walgreens to Offer New 90-Day Program to Improve Adherence and Outcomes Among Patients with Chronic Conditions (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:49 AM
News IconPartner Fund Management Lowers stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) (NASDAQ:WBA)
magseriesusa.net - September 14 at 12:27 PM
fidaily.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Trading Up – Insider Trading Activity (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.fidaily.com - September 14 at 12:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance Schedules Fiscal 2016 and Fourth Quarter Earnings Announcement for 20 October 2016 (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 12:27 PM
News IconStocks having Bumpy Ride for the Day: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CST) - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NASDAQ:WBA)
streetwisereport.com - September 13 at 6:53 AM
News IconStocks Trapped in Bearish Claws: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), AECOM (NYSE:ACM) - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NASDAQ:WBA)
streetwisereport.com - September 12 at 7:32 PM
News IconUpdate on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) for the day (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 11 at 7:22 PM
News IconKensico Capital Management Corp Lowers stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) (NASDAQ:WBA)
magseriesusa.net - September 11 at 7:22 PM
smarteranalyst.com logoWhy Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Is a Long-Term Buying Opportunity (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.smarteranalyst.com - September 11 at 7:22 PM
smarteranalyst.com logoWhy Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Is a Long-Term Buying Opportunity - Smarter Analyst (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.smarteranalyst.com - September 11 at 6:46 AM
News IconWalgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s (WBA) ended its day with a gain of 2.16% - Hot Stocks Point (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.hotstockspoint.com - September 9 at 7:40 PM
thecountrycaller.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Says Divestitures to Increase in Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Deal - TCC (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.thecountrycaller.com - September 9 at 7:40 PM
News IconWalgreens Boots Alliance updates on its pending acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation (NASDAQ:WBA)
eprretailnews.com - September 9 at 6:32 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Walgreens to Divest Additional Stores for Pending Rite Aid Tie-up (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.wsj.com - September 9 at 6:32 AM
forbes.com logoWalgreens Will Divest Up To 1000 Stores To Win Rite Aid Deal - Forbes (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.forbes.com - September 8 at 12:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoWalgreens Boots Updates On Rite Aid Deal; Explores Divestiture Remedies (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
streetinsider.com logoWalgreens Boots (WBA) Updates on Rite Aid (RAD) Deal; Sees Increased Divestitures (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.streetinsider.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
businesswire.com logoWalgreens Boots Alliance Provides Update on its Pending Acquisition of Rite Aid (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.businesswire.com - September 8 at 11:59 AM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-Walgreens expects to sell more stores than estimated for Rite Aid deal (NASDAQ:WBA)
feeds.reuters.com - September 8 at 9:55 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWalgreens and Rite Aid to divest more than 500 stores in order to get FTC blessing on merger (NASDAQ:WBA)
seekingalpha.com - September 8 at 9:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMark Twain Says Pile Out (NASDAQ:WBA)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 8:09 PM
News IconIs Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 6 at 8:08 PM
News IconShares Higher Over the Last Five Trading Sessions: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) - Post News (NASDAQ:WBA)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 6:43 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) (NASDAQ:WBA)
twincountynews.com - September 5 at 6:58 PM

Social

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016


Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff