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NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Forecast, Price & News

$38.12
+0.34 (+0.90%)
(As of 07/7/2022 12:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.60
$38.17
50-Day Range
$37.78
$44.94
52-Week Range
$36.97
$55.00
Volume
167,429 shs
Average Volume
6.65 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.95 billion
P/E Ratio
6.15
Dividend Yield
4.96%
Price Target
$46.73

Walgreens Boots Alliance MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.88 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.2% Upside
$46.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.45% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.38
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.09mentions of Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last 14 days
Based on 44 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$900 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-6.55%
From $5.04 to $4.71 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.62 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

34th out of 284 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

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About Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Stock

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and beauty retail company. It operates through two segments, the United States and International. The United States segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, wellness, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores. It also provides central specialty pharmacy services and mail services. As of August 31, 2021, this segment operated 8,965 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and five specialty pharmacies. The International segment sells prescription drugs; and health and wellness, beauty, personal care, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty retail stores and optical practices, as well as through boots.com and an integrated mobile application. It also engages in pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution business in Germany. As of August 31, 2021, this segment operated 4,031 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 548 optical practices, including 160 on a franchise basis. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

WBA Stock News Headlines

Walgreens earnings slide as number of vaccinations wane
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Walgreens posts better-than-expected 3Q but earnings slide
A big opioid settlement and a COVID-19 vaccine slowdown helped drop Walgreens’ fiscal third-quarter earnings, but the drugstore chain still topped expectations
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Company News for Jul 1, 2022
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-Industry
Drug Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WBA
CUSIP
93142210
Employees
315,000
Year Founded
2014

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/19/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Last Earnings
6/30/2022
Today
7/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/13/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$46.36
High Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$39.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+22.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.875
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.54 billion
Pretax Margin
4.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.51 billion
Cash Flow
$7.52 per share
Book Value
$35.15 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
713,876,000
Market Cap
$32.95 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.60

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Walgreens Boots Alliance stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 7 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Walgreens Boots Alliance stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WBA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their WBA stock forecasts range from $39.00 to $56.00. On average, they predict Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price to reach $46.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price performed in 2022?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $52.16 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WBA stock has decreased by 26.9% and is now trading at $38.12.
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When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 13th 2022.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 30th. The pharmacy operator reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.96. The pharmacy operator earned $32.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.23 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.20% and a net margin of 4.00%. The business's revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.51 EPS.
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How often does Walgreens Boots Alliance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.4775 per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance(NASDAQ:WBA) pays an annual dividend of $1.91 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.96%. WBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Walgreens Boots Alliance has been increasing its dividend for 46 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance is 30.81%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walgreens Boots Alliance will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.55% next year. This indicates that Walgreens Boots Alliance will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance's key executives?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stefano Pessina, Exec. Chairman (Age 81, Pay $131.06k)
  • Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $8.13M)
  • Mr. James Kehoe, Exec. VP & Global CFO (Age 60, Pay $2.9M)
  • Ms. Ornella Barra, Chief Operating Officer of International (Age 69, Pay $3.74M)
  • Mr. John T. Standley, Exec. VP & Pres of Walgreens (Age 59, Pay $2.31M)
  • Mr. Manmohan Mahajan, Sr. VP, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Francesco Tinto, Global Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Gerald Gradwell, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (Age 54)
  • Ms. Danielle Carim Gray, Exec. VP & Global Chief Legal Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Aaron C. Radelet, Global Chief Communications Officer & Sr. VP

What is Stefano Pessina's approval rating as Walgreens Boots Alliance's CEO?

4,267 employees have rated Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina on Glassdoor.com. Stefano Pessina has an approval rating of 32% among Walgreens Boots Alliance's employees. This puts Stefano Pessina in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Walgreens Boots Alliance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Walgreens Boots Alliance investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock symbol?

Walgreens Boots Alliance trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WBA."

Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance's major shareholders?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fulton Bank N.A. (0.01%), Sage Capital Advisors llc (0.01%), Lynch & Associates IN (0.00%), Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%), Parsec Financial Management Inc. (0.00%) and Peoples Financial Services CORP. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Walgreens Boots Alliance stock include Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
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Which major investors are selling Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sage Capital Advisors llc, Parsec Financial Management Inc., Peoples Financial Services CORP., Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, and Lynch & Associates IN. Company insiders that have sold Walgreens Boots Alliance company stock in the last two years include Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting, and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
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Which major investors are buying Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fulton Bank N.A., and GoalVest Advisory LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Shares of WBA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price today?

One share of WBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.12.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) has a market capitalization of $32.95 billion and generates $132.51 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $2.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.20 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 315,000 workers across the globe.

Does Walgreens Boots Alliance have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Walgreens Boots Alliance: Alliance Boots Holdings Limited, Alliance Healthcare Deutschland AG, Bond Drug Company of Illinois LLC, Boots Opticians Professional Services Limited, Boots Properties Limited, Boots Property Partnerships, Boots Retail (Ireland) Limited, Boots Retail (Thailand) Limited, Boots UK Limited, Duane Reade, Farmacias Benavides S.A.B. de C.V., Innovation Associates Inc, Liz Earle Beauty, Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC, Shields Health Solutions, Sinopharm Holding GuoDa Drug Store Co., Superior Acquisitions Limited, Superior Holdings Limited, Superior Luxco 1 S.à r.l., Take Care Health Employer Solutions, The Boots Company PLC, WBA Acquisitions UK Holdco 7 Limited, WBA Acquisitions UK Topco Limited, WBA Financial LLC, WBA International Limited, WBA Investments Inc., WBA Luxembourg 6 S.à r.l., WBA Luxembourg 7 S.à.r.l., WBAD Holdings Limited, Walgreen Arizona Drug Co., Walgreen Co., Walgreen Eastern Co. Inc., Walgreen International S.à r.l., Walgreen Investments Luxembourg S.à r.l., Walgreen Louisiana Co. Inc., Walgreen of Puerto Rico Inc., Walgreens Boots Alliance (Hong Kong) Investments Limited, Walgreens Boots Alliance Holdings LLC, Walgreens Boots Alliance Limited, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC, and Waltrust Properties Inc..
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When was Walgreens Boots Alliance founded?

Walgreens Boots Alliance was founded in 2014.

How can I contact Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's mailing address is 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield IL, 60015. The official website for Walgreens Boots Alliance is www.walgreensbootsalliance.com. The pharmacy operator can be reached via phone at (847) 315-3700, via email at investor.relations@wba.com, or via fax at 847-914-2804.

This page (NASDAQ:WBA) was last updated on 7/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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