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Revenue Approximations Analysis: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Revenue Approximations Analysis: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

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

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Finally, WealthTrust Arizona LLC raised its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. The stock ended last trade at $14.40 a share and the price is up more than 32.72% so far this year. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $87.21. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,306 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the last quarter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s now has a PEG ratio of 1.25 where as its P/E ratio is 19.26. Zions Bancorporation now owns 1,365 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 1,239 shares during the last quarter. Zions Bancorporation raised its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 983.3% in the third quarter. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:FB) price has been as high as $184.25 and as low as $114. Institutional shareholders now hold a 60.98% stake overall in WBA. That's a potential 17.67 gain from where (NASDAQ:WBA) has been trading recently. Pivotal Research maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Finally, Mizuho set a $94.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Vetr downgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, January 22.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th that permits the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. This metric reflects the average amount a stock's price has differed from the mean over a period of time. The other 43, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Facebook, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Loop Capital with "Buy". However, the institutional investors are observed to own 62.20% of the total shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares in the company, valued at $1,105,878.55. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since December 2, 2016 and is uptrending. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 132,223. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a 52-week low of $63.82 and a 52-week high of $88.00. A low ratio specifies that the company is possibly undervalued, while a higher than average P/S may suggest overvaluation.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. Revenue during the quarter was $30.15 billion, representing 5% growth from $28.64 billion in year-ago quarter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.31 for the August 2017 versus $1.07 in the same quarter previous year, representing 22% growth. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a $0.375 dividend. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.68%. Current market cap is $74.55B and the stock has an EPS of $3.78. At the open market though, their shares were trading at $37.38.

Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. & global copyright & trademark legislation. The correct version of this article can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/12/01/walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba-position-boosted-by-cs-mckee-lp.html.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Company's products are marketed under a number of brands, which include No7, the Botanics range, Almus (generic medicines), Boots Pharmaceuticals and Soap & Glory (bathing and beauty brand).


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