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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc

Following the sale, the director now directly owns 19,151 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,528,058.29. Equity research analysts have forecasted the stock level. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.00.

The company reported its EPS on 5/30/2017. They issued a "hold" rating for the company. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. In the a year ago there have been a total of 15 insider trades, including 6 open market buys and 9 sells.

In related news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.79, for a total transaction of $218,305.44. Analysts on average have given a price target of $49.92 to Fastenal Company stock.

Several brokerages have issued reports on WBA.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 1.24%, where Monthly Performance is 0.58%, Quarterly performance is -1.93%, 6 Months performance is -5.11% and yearly performance percentage is 0.98%. Founders Capital Management LLC now owns 71,991 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $5,979,000 after buying an additional 1,180 shares during the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5.9% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 4,912,489 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $407,982,000 after buying an additional 914,888 shares in the last quarter. (NASDAQ:WBA) has seen its stock price gain 1.63, or -1.97%, so far in 2017. Welch & Forbes LLC raised its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 4.8% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,211,112 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $183,632,000 after buying an additional 766,200 shares in the last quarter.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) traded up 0.32% on Tuesday, reaching $81.42.

The (Simple Month Average) SMA20 is at -1.88 percent, its SMA50 Value is -3.3% and SMA200 value is reported as -10.94 Percent.

Returns and Valuations for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Beta for the stock stands at 1.25. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has 10 buy ratings, 6 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -7.07% from its high of $88 to a $86.83 billion market value through last close. Jefferies upgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) on Monday, October 17 to "Buy" rating. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Walgreens Boots Alliance posted sales of $28.64 billion during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.5%. Equities research analysts predict that Walgreens Boots Alliance will post $5.00 earnings per share for the current year. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. As per Wednesday, August 23, the company rating was maintained by UBS. This is a boost from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is presently 40.30%.

The FCF Yield 5yr Average is calculated by taking the five year average free cash flow of a company, and dividing it by the current enterprise value. This repurchase authorization authorizes the pharmacy operator to repurchase up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. In the past three months the stock value plunged -0.49%. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright legislation.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company.