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NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance - WBA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.28
-0.81 (-2.18%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.07
$37.00
50-Day Range
$35.19
$41.50
52-Week Range
$30.39
$50.19
Volume
6.28 million shs
Average Volume
7.28 million shs
Market Capitalization
$31.29 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
5.18%
Price Target
$43.31

Walgreens Boots Alliance MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.15 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.4% Upside
$43.31 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
4.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.79
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.12mentions of Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.08 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.33%
From $4.50 to $4.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.52 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

43rd out of 212 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks

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About Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Stock

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. engages in the provision of healthcare and retail pharmacy services. It operates through the following segments: United States Retail Pharmacy, International, and United States Healthcare. The US Retail Pharmacy segment includes the operation of retail drugstores, health and wellness services, specialty and home delivery pharmacy services, and equity method investment. The International segment offers pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses outside the US and the pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution business in Germany. The US Healthcare segment delivers improved health outcomes and lower costs for payors and providers through owned and partnered assets. The company was founded by Charles R. Walgreen and John Boot in 1901 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

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WBA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/12 Dividend
11/14/2022
Dividend Payable
12/12/2022
Last Earnings
1/05/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
2/15/2023
Dividend Payable
3/10/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-Industry
Drug Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WBA
CUSIP
93142210
Employees
325,000
Year Founded
2014

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$43.31
High Stock Price Forecast
$54.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$32.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.15
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.34 billion
Pretax Margin
-3.86%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.18 billion
Cash Flow
$7.18 per share
Book Value
$33.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
712,428,000
Market Cap
$31.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.73

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Key Executives

  • Rosalind Gates Brewer
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Ornella BarraOrnella Barra
    Chief Operating Officer-International
  • James Kehoe
    Global Chief Financial Officer & Executive VP
  • Kevin M. Ban
    Global Chief Medical Officer & Executive VP
  • Hsiao Wang
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President













WBA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Walgreens Boots Alliance stock right now?

13 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, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WBA shares. 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 is Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price forecast for 2023?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock. Their WBA share price forecasts range from $32.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $43.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WBA shares performed in 2023?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $37.36 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, WBA shares have decreased by 2.9% and is now trading at $36.28.
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When is Walgreens Boots Alliance's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 30th 2023.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 5th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.01. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $33.38 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.04 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a negative net margin of 2.24% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.57%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's quarterly revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.68 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.48 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 15th.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.18%. WBA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What guidance has Walgreens Boots Alliance issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance updated its FY23 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.45-4.65 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $133.5-137.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $133.57 billion.

What is Stefano Pessina's approval rating as Walgreens Boots Alliance's CEO?

4,267 employees have rated Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina on Glassdoor.com. Stefano Pessina has an approval rating of 32% among the company'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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include ProShare Advisors LLC (0.65%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.32%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.18%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.14%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.14%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%). Insiders that own company stock include Kevin M Ban, Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni, Nancy M Schlichting and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
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How do I buy shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Shares of WBA stock 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 $36.28.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) has a market capitalization of $31.29 billion and generates $132.18 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $4.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or ($3.44) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

The company employs 325,000 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 Deutschland AG, 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, Farmacias Benavides S.A.B. de C.V., Innovation Associates Inc, 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, 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 Specialty Pharmacy LLC, and Waltrust Properties Inc..
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How can I contact Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's mailing address is 108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield IL, 60015. The official website for the company is www.walgreensbootsalliance.com. The pharmacy operator can be reached via phone at (847) 315-3700, via email at investor.relations@wba.com, or via fax at 847-914-2804.

This page (NASDAQ:WBA) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff