Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA): What's the Story?

It is used to assess various matters of a company's operating and financial performance such as its liquidity, efficiency, profitability and solvency. 19 analysts on average projected earnings of $1.21 per share for the current quarter. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame. Pivotal Research decreased their price objective on Walgreens Boots Alliance from $85.00 to $73.00 and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Overall, the share price is down -19.94% so far this year. They noted that the move was a valuation call. (WBA)-8 analysts issued Buy for the stock, 8 analysts gave Outperform rating, 8 think it's a Hold, 0 issued Underperform, while 0 analyst gave a Sell rating. (NASDAQ:WBA). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $87.85.

Session activity on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.(NASDAQ:WBA) shares bumps the stock on today's most active list. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) recently traded as high as $63.93. Which leads toward, WBA has price to earnings ratio of 17.55 with Price to earnings growth of 1.44.

This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 66.70, its 20-day moving average is 68.91 and its 100-day moving average is 77.65. (WBA) will report its next earnings on Oct 25 BMO. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. Finally, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s Return on Investment, a measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment, calculated by the return of an investment divided by the cost, stands at 11.90%.

Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $29.94 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 16 analysts.

Free Cash Flow Growth (FCF Growth) is the free cash flow of the current year minus the free cash flow from the previous year, divided by last year's free cash flow. Walgreens Boots Alliance posted sales of $28.64 billion during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 4.9%. Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -61.96. Currently, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc". Eight analysts have issued estimates for Walgreens Boots Alliance's earnings.

The stock is now showing YTD performance of -22.09 Percent. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th.

On a weekly basis, the stock is 2.53%. The ratio analysis is selected to dugout more clear and detail views about WBA as a ratio analysis is a quantitative analysis of information contained in a company's financial statements. This buyback authorization allows the pharmacy operator to purchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases.

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. Sowell Financial Services LLC now owns 2,703 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $218,000 after acquiring an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 58,300 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $4,565,000 after purchasing an additional 15,200 shares during the last quarter. If the published price targets set by Kellogg Company analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for K is $98. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. The firm's institutional ownership was registered as 82.40%, while insider ownership was 1.40%.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. It last reported revenues of $30.15 billion and EPS of $1.31 for the August 2017, representing 5% top-line growth and 1.07 EPS growth. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 3.7% in the first quarter. Moreover, this merger is expected to extend Walgreens Boots' growth strategy and offer operational benefits. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -18.22% and performed -22.75% over the last six months. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB increased its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 10.2% in the second quarter.

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