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NASDAQ:WBAWalgreens Boots Alliance Stock Price, Forecast & News

$43.30
+0.36 (+0.84 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.60
Now: $43.30
$43.48
50-Day Range
$38.35
MA: $42.11
$46.38
52-Week Range
$36.65
Now: $43.30
$64.50
Volume5.77 million shs
Average Volume7.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.98 billion
P/E Ratio11.10
Dividend Yield4.26%
Beta0.55
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. It also provides specialty pharmacy services and mail services; and manages in-store clinics. As of August 31, 2018, this segment operated 9,560 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 7 specialty pharmacies, as well as approximately 400 in-store clinic locations. The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health, 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 4,767 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 618 optical practices, including 167 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. The company has a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.71 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$136.87 billion
Cash Flow$8.44 per share
Book Value$26.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.98 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees342,000
Market Cap$37.98 billion
Next Earnings Date6/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $46.07 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WBA shares have decreased by 6.0% and is now trading at $43.30. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 13 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 25th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 2nd. The pharmacy operator reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.06. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $35.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $35.24 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 21.26% and a net margin of 2.52%. The business's revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.64 EPS. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings history.

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 Wednesday, April 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.4575 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 19th. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WBA?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price to reach $51.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Has Walgreens Boots Alliance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WBA stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWalgreens Boots Alliance.

Are investors shorting Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 16,700,000 shares, an increase of 35.2% from the April 30th total of 12,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,650,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 AT&T (T), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance's key executives?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's management team includes the following 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)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.73%), State Street Corp (5.32%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.99%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.69%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.03%). 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 institutional investors are selling Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, American International Group Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Franklin Resources Inc., and APG Asset Management N.V.. View insider buying and selling activity for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Which institutional investors are buying Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aristotle Capital Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Cullen Capital Management LLC, Kiltearn Partners LLP, Alberta Investment Management Corp, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. 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 activity 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 $43.30.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $37.98 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.

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 847-315-2500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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