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NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance - WBA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$41.48
+0.17 (+0.41%)
(As of 12/2/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.85
$41.63
50-Day Range
$30.52
$41.79
52-Week Range
$30.39
$55.00
Volume
4.86 million shs
Average Volume
6.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.87 billion
P/E Ratio
8.30
Dividend Yield
4.65%
Price Target
$43.46

Walgreens Boots Alliance MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.23 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.8% Upside
$43.46 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.28% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.85mentions of Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.08 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.00%
From $4.50 to $4.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.71 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

40th out of 217 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

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About Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Stock

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as an integrated healthcare, pharmacy, and retailer in the United States (U.S.), the United Kingdom, Germany, and internationally. It operates through three segments: U.S. Retail Pharmacy, International, and U.S. Healthcare. The U.S. Retail Pharmacy 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 health and wellness, and specialty and home delivery pharmacy services. As of August 31, 2022, this segment operated 8,886 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 3 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, 2022, this segment operated 3,989 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada brands in the United Kingdom, Thailand, the Republic of Ireland, and Chile; and 543 optical practices, including 160 on a franchise basis. The U.S. Healthcare segment provides value-based primary care services; post-acute and home care management services; and clinical healthcare services. It also operates as a specialty pharmacy integrator and accelerator for hospitals. As of August 31, 2022, this segment operated 334 VillageMD clinics, including 146 co-located clinics, 124 standalone clinics, and 64 affiliate clinics. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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WBA Stock News Headlines

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WBA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/9 Dividend
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/09/2022
Last Earnings
10/13/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/12 Dividend
11/14/2022
Today
12/03/2022
Dividend Payable
12/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/05/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-Industry
Drug Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WBA
CUSIP
93142210
Employees
325,000
Year Founded
2014

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$43.46
High Stock Price Forecast
$54.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$32.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.23
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.34 billion
Pretax Margin
3.00%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.70 billion
Cash Flow
$7.38 per share
Book Value
$33.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
714,336,000
Market Cap
$35.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.73

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Stefano Pessina (Age 81)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $131.06k
  • Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer (Age 60)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $8.13M
  • Mr. James Kehoe (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & Global CFO
    Comp: $2.9M
  • Ms. Ornella BarraMs. Ornella Barra (Age 69)
    Chief Operating Officer of International
    Comp: $3.74M
  • Mr. Manmohan Mahajan (Age 42)
    Sr. VP, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Hsiao Wang (Age 49)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Gerald Gradwell (Age 54)
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Danielle Carim Gray (Age 43)
    Exec. VP & Global Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Aaron C. Radelet
    Global Chief Communications Officer & Sr. VP
  • Ms. Holly May (Age 40)
    Exec. VP & Global Chief HR Officer













WBA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WBA shares. 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 2023?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their WBA share price forecasts range from $32.00 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $43.46 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WBA shares performed in 2022?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $52.16 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WBA shares have decreased by 20.5% and is now trading at $41.48.
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When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 5th 2023.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 13th. The pharmacy operator reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.02. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $32.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32.17 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 3.27% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.39%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.17 earnings per share.
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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, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Monday, December 12th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 14th.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.65%. WBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company 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 is 38.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WBA will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.25% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Walgreens Boots Alliance issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.45-$4.65 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.53. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

4,267 employees have rated Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina on Glassdoor.com. Stefano Pessina has an approval rating of 32% among the company'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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.24%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), State Street Corp (6.17%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.69%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (0.68%). Insiders that own company stock include Kevin M Ban, Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
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How do I buy shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Shares of WBA stock 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 $41.48.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) has a market capitalization of $35.87 billion and generates $132.70 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $4.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

The company employs 325,000 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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How can I contact Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's mailing address is 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield IL, 60015. The official website for the company 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 12/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff