NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.15
+0.11 (+0.23 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$45.58
$55.31
52-Week Range
$33.36
$57.05
Volume9.69 million shs
Average Volume6.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.78 billion
P/E Ratio17.86
Dividend Yield3.98%
Beta0.47
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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 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, wellness, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores. It also provides specialty pharmacy services and mail services. As of August 31, 2020, this segment operated 9,021 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and six specialty pharmacies. The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health and wellness, beauty, personal care, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty stores and optical practices, as well as through boots.com and an integrated mobile application. This segment operated 4,428 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 550 optical practices, including 165 on a franchise basis. The Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment engages in the wholesale and distribution of specialty and generic pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, and home healthcare supplies and equipment, as well as provides related services to pharmacies and other healthcare providers. This segment operates in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Turkey, Spain, the Netherlands, Egypt, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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3.17 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

2nd out of 175 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 2 buy 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, October 21st 2021.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 30th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.21. The pharmacy operator earned $34.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $33.47 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 1.66% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.79%. The business's revenue was up 12.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.71 earnings per share.
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How has Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $46.07 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WBA stock has increased by 2.3% and is now trading at $47.15.
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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 Tuesday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, September 10th. This represents a $1.91 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 19th. This is an increase from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance pays an annual dividend of $1.87 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.98%. 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 39.45%. 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 36.31% 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?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price to reach $51.59 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% 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 80, Pay $50.38k)
  • Mr. James Kehoe, Exec. VP & Global CFO (Age 59, Pay $2.01M)
  • Ms. Ornella Barra, Chief Operating Officer (Age 68, Pay $2.57M)
  • Mr. Alexander W. Gourlay, Sr. Advisor (Age 61, Pay $2.71M)
  • Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Francesco Tinto, Global Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Exec. VP, Global Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gerald Gradwell, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (Age 54)
  • Mr. Aaron C. Radelet, Global Chief Communications Officer & Sr. VP
  • Dr. Pamela Puryear Ph.D., Exec. VP & Global Chief HR Officer

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.

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 AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.16%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.12%), Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.09%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.05%), Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%).
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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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cutler Group LP, Welch & Forbes LLC, TRH Financial LLC, Secure Asset Management LLC, and Gibraltar Capital Management 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 DAVENPORT & Co LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Brookstone Capital Management, Cardinal Capital Management, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, CBOE Vest Financial LLC, and Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd.
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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 $47.15.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $40.78 billion and generates $139.54 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $456 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 331,000 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 Retail (Ireland) Limited, Boots UK Limited, Duane Reade, Farmacias Benavides S.A.B. de C.V., Liz Earle Beauty, Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC, 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.

Where are Walgreens Boots Alliance's headquarters?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is headquartered at 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield IL, 60015.

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]


This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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