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

$47.51
-1.52 (-3.10 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 02:05 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.24
Now: $47.51
$49.39
50-Day Range
$49.03
MA: $53.20
$59.59
52-Week Range
$47.24
Now: $47.51
$71.88
Volume6.33 million shs
Average Volume5.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.09 billion
P/E Ratio11.67
Dividend Yield3.73%
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$7.74 per share
Book Value$26.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.98 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees342,000
Market Cap$42.09 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 30th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.03. The pharmacy operator earned $34.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $34.45 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 2.69% and a return on equity of 21.76%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.46 earnings per share. 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 updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of 5.81-6.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.93.

What price target have analysts set for WBA?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices 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 22.6% 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?

Media coverage about WBA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Are investors shorting Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance saw a decline in short interest in the month of 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 short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Pandora Media (P), Ryder System (R), Bank of America (BAC), 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 many different of retail and institutional 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, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. 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 $47.51.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $42.09 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:  909 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,029
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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