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NASDAQ:WBA

Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Forecast, Price & News

$48.23
-0.07 (-0.14%)
(As of 12/7/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.07
$48.91
50-Day Range
$43.72
$50.77
52-Week Range
$39.03
$57.05
Volume
6.45 million shs
Average Volume
5.93 million shs
Market Capitalization
$41.75 billion
P/E Ratio
16.46
Dividend Yield
3.95%
Beta
0.52
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About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. engages in the provision of drug store services. It operates through the following segments: Retail Pharmacy USA and Retail Pharmacy International. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment consists of the Walgreens business, which includes the operation of retail drugstores, health and wellness services, and mail and central specialty pharmacy services. The Retail Pharmacy International segment consists of pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses and optical practices. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Drug stores & proprietary stores
Sub-Industry
Drug Retail
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WBA
CUSIP
93142210
Employees
315,000
Year Founded
2014

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.51 billion
Cash Flow
$8.22 per share
Book Value
$27.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.54 billion
Pretax Margin
1.51%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
713,870,000
Market Cap
$41.75 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/14/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/12/2021
Today
12/08/2021
Dividend Payable
12/10/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/06/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.10 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 276 stocks

Drug Stores & Proprietary Stores Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance in the last year. There are currently 10 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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How has Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock was trading at $46.07 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WBA stock has increased by 4.7% and is now trading at $48.23.
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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, January 6th 2022.
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How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 14th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.15. The pharmacy operator had revenue of $34.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.39 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.76% and a net margin of 1.85%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.02 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 Wednesday, October 20th. Investors of record on Monday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, December 10th. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 12th.
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Is Walgreens Boots Alliance a good dividend stock?

Walgreens Boots Alliance pays an annual dividend of $1.91 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.95%. Walgreens Boots Alliance has been increasing its dividend for 45 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance is 65.19%. 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 37.38% 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?

12 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price to reach $55.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% 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:
  • Rosalind Gates Brewer, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John Standley, President & Executive Vice President
  • Ornella Barra, Chief Operating Officer
  • James Kehoe, Global Chief Financial Officer & Executive VP
  • Francesco Tinto, Global Chief Information Officer & Senior VP

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.

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.36%), Capital World Investors (2.32%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%), Invesco Ltd. (0.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.85%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.75%). Company insiders that own Walgreens Boots Alliance stock include Marco Patrick Anthony Pagni and Nancy M Schlichting.
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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 American International Group Inc., Capital World Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, OLD Republic International Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, LSV Asset Management, and BlackRock Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Citadel Advisors LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Morgan Stanley, Millennium Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, and Marshall Wace LLP.
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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 $48.23.

How much money does Walgreens Boots Alliance make?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $41.75 billion and generates $132.51 billion in revenue each year. The pharmacy operator earns $2.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.93 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

Walgreens Boots Alliance employs 315,000 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 Opticians Professional Services Limited, Boots Properties Limited, Boots Property Partnerships, Boots Retail (Ireland) Limited, Boots Retail (Thailand) Limited, Boots UK Limited, Duane Reade, Evolent Health, Farmacias Benavides S.A.B. de C.V., 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, 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) 315-3700, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 847-914-2804.


This page was last updated on 12/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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