NASDAQ:WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Price, News & Analysis

$50.67
-0.49 (-0.96 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$50.63
Now: $50.67
$51.53
50-Day Range
$49.44
MA: $53.88
$55.99
52-Week Range
$49.12
Now: $50.67
$86.31
Volume3.31 million shs
Average Volume5.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.76 billion
P/E Ratio8.42
Dividend Yield3.44%
Beta0.81
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-IndustryDrug Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WBA
CUSIP93142210
Phone847-315-2500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$131.54 billion
Cash Flow$7.8437 per share
Book Value$26.89 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.02 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees354,000
Market Cap$45.76 billion
Next Earnings Date10/10/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock symbol?

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

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 Wednesday, July 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.458 per share on Thursday, September 12th. This represents a $1.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 19th. This is a positive change from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend History.

How will Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock buyback program work?

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) issued its earnings results on Thursday, June, 27th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.05. The pharmacy operator earned $34.59 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $34.52 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 22.08% and a net margin of 3.53%. The firm's revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.53 earnings per share. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's Earnings History.

When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

What guidance has Walgreens Boots Alliance issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ~flat for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.99.

What price target have analysts set for WBA?

17 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price to reach $64.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Walgreens Boots Alliance?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Has Walgreens Boots Alliance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WBA stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Are investors shorting Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 24,936,500 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the June 15th total of 23,475,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,390,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.6 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Walgreens Boots Alliance's key competitors?

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 Ford Motor (F), CVS Health (CVS), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance's key executives?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Skinner, Exec. Chairman (Age 75)
  • Mr. Stefano Pessina, Exec. Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 78)
  • Mr. James Kehoe, Global Controller, CAO, Exec. VP & Global CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Alexander W. Gourlay, Co-Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Ornella Barra, Co-Chief Operating Officer (Age 66)

Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance's major shareholders?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.68%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.31%), Northern Trust Corp (1.29%), LSV Asset Management (1.25%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%) and Morgan Stanley (0.54%). Company insiders that own Walgreens Boots Alliance stock include John Anthony Lederer, Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Kimberly R Scardino, Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting, Ornella Barra, Stefano Pessina and William C Foote. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Which major investors are selling Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Scharf Investments LLC, Man Group plc, AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Putnam Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Walgreens Boots Alliance company stock in the last year include Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, Kimberly R Scardino, Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting and William C Foote. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Which major investors are buying Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, OLD Republic International Corp, USS Investment Management Ltd, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD and Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. Company insiders that have bought Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in the last two years include John Anthony Lederer, Ornella Barra and Stefano Pessina. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price today?

One share of WBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.67.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $45.76 billion and generates $131.54 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $5.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.02 on an earnings per share basis. Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 354,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Walgreens Boots Alliance.

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's official website?

The official website for Walgreens Boots Alliance is http://www.walgreensbootsalliance.com/.

How can I contact Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's mailing address is 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield IL, 60015. The pharmacy operator can be reached via phone at 847-315-2500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ WBA)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,066 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  845 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,911
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Walgreens Boots Alliance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WBA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WBA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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