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

$46.24
-1.43 (-3.00 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 08:18 AM ET)
Today's Range
$45.55
Now: $46.24
$47.82
50-Day Range
$47.51
MA: $52.73
$55.83
52-Week Range
$45.55
Now: $46.24
$71.88
Volume9.98 million shs
Average Volume4.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.96 billion
P/E Ratio11.36
Dividend Yield3.84%
Beta0.92
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$136.87 billion
Cash Flow$8.13 per share
Book Value$26.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.98 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees342,000
Market Cap$40.96 billion
Next Earnings Date4/7/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.458 per share on Thursday, March 12th. This represents a $1.83 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend History.

How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.03. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $34.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $34.45 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 21.76% and a net margin of 2.69%. The firm's revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.46 EPS. 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 Tuesday, April 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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

Walgreens Boots Alliance issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 5.81-6.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.93.

What price target have analysts set for WBA?

17 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price to reach $58.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% 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 and 14 hold 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?

News stories about WBA stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a coverage optimism score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Are investors shorting Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 20,500,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the January 15th total of 22,000,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,036,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares 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 Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), HCA Healthcare (HCA), General Electric (GE), Pandora Media (P), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Ryder System (R), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.27%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.06%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.64%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.27%), LSV Asset Management (1.16%) and FMR LLC (1.14%). Company insiders that own Walgreens Boots Alliance stock include 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 Franklin Resources Inc., Capital International Investors, FMR LLC, PGGM Investments, AQR Capital Management LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Capital Wealth Planning LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 American International Group Inc., NorthRock Partners LLC, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Holowesko Partners Ltd., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., JNE Partners LLP and Marshall Wace LLP. Company insiders that have bought Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in the last two years include 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price today?

One share of WBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.24.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $40.96 billion and generates $136.87 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $3.98 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.99 on an earnings per share basis. Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 342,000 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:  1,120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  910 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,030
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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