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

$53.87
-0.54 (-0.99 %)
(As of 01/22/2020 01:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
$53.46
Now: $53.87
$54.39
50-Day Range
$53.87
MA: $57.42
$59.59
52-Week Range
$49.03
Now: $53.87
$74.94
Volume5.94 million shs
Average Volume6.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.72 billion
P/E Ratio13.24
Dividend Yield3.36%
Beta0.9
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$8.30 per share
Book Value$26.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.98 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees342,000
Market Cap$47.72 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 Wednesday, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.458 per share on Thursday, December 12th. This represents a $1.83 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.40%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 15th. View Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend History.

How were Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings last quarter?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 8th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.46 EPS. 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 earnings per share (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 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Walgreens Boots Alliance's stock price to reach $59.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% 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?

Headlines about WBA stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the pharmacy operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Are investors shorting Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 22,000,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the December 15th total of 19,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,890,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the stock 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), Pandora Media (P), AbbVie (ABBV), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include PGGM Investments (0.07%), Donaldson Capital Management LLC (0.06%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.04%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.04%), Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.04%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.03%). 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 major investors are selling Walgreens Boots Alliance stock?

WBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Cerebellum GP LLC, Galibier Capital Management Ltd., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Kempner Capital Management Inc.. 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Donaldson Capital Management LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., TRH Financial LLC and FNY Investment Advisers LLC. 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 $53.87.

How big of a company is Walgreens Boots Alliance?

Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of $47.72 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:  1,109 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  896 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,005
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 1/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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