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NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$44.15
+0.60 (+1.38%)
(As of 05/16/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.16
$44.50
50-Day Range
$42.40
$48.17
52-Week Range
$41.80
$55.96
Volume
4.92 million shs
Average Volume
7.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$38.14 billion
P/E Ratio
6.09
Dividend Yield
4.39%
Beta
0.55
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About Walgreens Boots Alliance

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.

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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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.51 billion
Cash Flow
$7.71 per share
Book Value
$27.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.54 billion
Pretax Margin
4.72%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
713,476,000
Market Cap
$38.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/11 Dividend
2/17/2022
Dividend Payable
3/11/2022
Last Earnings
3/31/2022
Today
5/17/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/19/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.25 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

22nd out of 284 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 9 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 7th 2022.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 31st. The pharmacy operator reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.20. The pharmacy operator earned $33.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.33 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.15% and a net margin of 4.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.40 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 announced 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 19th.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance pays an annual dividend of $1.91 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.39%. 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 26.34%. 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 40.30% next year. This indicates that Walgreens Boots Alliance will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WBA?

10 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price to reach $50.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price.
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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 43)
  • 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.83%), BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), State Street Corp (5.77%), Invesco Ltd. (1.06%), Northern Trust Corp (0.96%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.83%). 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 institutional investors are selling Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Sei Investments Co., American Century Companies Inc., and Twin Tree Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Walgreens Boots Alliance company stock in the last year include Nancy M Schlichting, and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Cowa 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 $44.15.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $38.14 billion and generates $132.51 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $2.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.25 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 (Distribution) Limited, Alliance Healthcare Deutschland AG, Alliance Healthcare Ecza Deposu Anonim Şirketi, Alliance Healthcare España S.A., Alliance Healthcare Romania SRL, Alliance Healthcare Répartition, 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, Evolent Health, Farmacias Benavides S.A.B. de C.V., 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, United Company of Pharmacists SAE, 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 Boots Alliance Scottish LP, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC, Waltrust Properties Inc., and iA.

When was Walgreens Boots Alliance founded?

Walgreens Boots Alliance was founded in 2014.

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's official website?

The official website for Walgreens Boots Alliance is 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) 315-3700, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 847-914-2804.

This page was last updated on 5/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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