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Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.12 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $48.09
50-Day Range
MA: $42.75
52-Week Range
Now: $48.09
Volume5.57 million shs
Average Volume9.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.55 billion
P/E Ratio96.18
Dividend Yield3.88%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

16th out of 383 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-IndustryDrug Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WBA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$139.54 billion
Cash Flow$9.16 per share
Book Value$24.41 per share


Net Income$456 million


Market Cap$41.55 billion
Next Earnings Date4/1/2021 (Estimated)
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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $46.07 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WBA shares have increased by 4.4% and is now trading at $48.09.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Walgreens Boots Alliance?

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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Walgreens Boots Alliance's CEO?

1,428 employees have rated Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 59% among Walgreens Boots Alliance's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 1st 2021.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 6th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.19. The pharmacy operator earned $36.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.01 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 0.33% and a return on equity of 18.33%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.37 earnings per share.
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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 Friday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.4675 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a $1.87 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 18th.
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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 3.88%. Walgreens Boots Alliance has been increasing its dividend for 44 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 35.48% 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price to reach $44.59 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.3%.
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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).

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 76, Pay $10.6k)
  • Mr. Stefano Pessina, Exec. Vice Chairman & CEO (Age 79, Pay $50.38k)
  • Mr. James Kehoe, Exec. VP & Global CFO (Age 58, Pay $2.01M)
  • Mr. Alexander W. Gourlay, Co-Chief Operating Officer (Age 60, Pay $2.71M)
  • Ms. Ornella Barra, Co-Chief Operating Officer (Age 67, Pay $2.57M)
  • Ms. Heather Dixon, Sr. VP, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Francesco Tinto, Global Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Exec. VP, Global Chief Admin. Officer & Gen. Counsel (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gerald Gradwell, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (Age 53)
  • Mr. Aaron C. Radelet, Global Chief Communications Officer & Sr. VP

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.03%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.03%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%) and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Walgreens Boots Alliance stock include Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni and Ornella Barra.
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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 Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Jacobs & Co. CA, Global Retirement Partners LLC, Legacy Private Trust Co., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and CX Institutional.
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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 DNB Asset Management AS, Leelyn Smith LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc., OLD National Bancorp IN, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, and Enterprise Trust & Investment Co.
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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.

What is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price today?

One share of WBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.09.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $41.55 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. Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 223,000 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 1/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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