Analysts See $1.26 EPS for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Analysts See $1.26 EPS for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) now has a 14 day Williams %R of -53.23. WBA saw its unproductive stir of -1.21% in last week. The Value Composite Two of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 7.9% in the 2nd quarter. Sowell Financial Services LLC now owns 2,703 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $218,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the period.

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. (NASDAQ:WBA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Walgreens Boots Alliance - Fairly Valued Dividend Aristocrat" on November 13, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 47: Walgreens Boots Alliance" published on November 22, 2017, Businesswire.com published: "Rite Aid Announces First Closings of Asset Sale to Walgreens Boots Alliance" on November 27, 2017. Basically, the P/E ratio tells potential shareholders how much they have to pay for every $1 of earnings. The stock appeared $88.00 above its 52-week highs and is down -1.21% for the last five trades. Its quick ratio for the most recent quarter is 0.60. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $92.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $30.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.93 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 16.76% and a net margin of 3.52%. The firm's revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.(NASDAQ:WBA) have seen a movement of 1.24% in the most recent session.

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The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.25%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is now 42.33%. According to a recent spotcheck, company Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. This buyback authorization authorizes the pharmacy operator to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Howe & Rusling Inc. now owns 1,441 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 975 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:WBA) is a huge mover today! The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Wednesday, August 23.

The shares of the company (COST) staged the smart recovery as has roared back some 29.5% after stumbling to its new 52-weeks low. UBS restated a "buy" rating and set a $96.00 price target (down from $97.00) on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. The recent close goes a long way in suggesting that the stock price is being underpriced by a 40.75% compared to the most bullish target. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $86.47. The firm has floated short ration of 2.78%. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.37, for a total value of $184,324.32. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director John Anthony Lederer purchased 20,000 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th.

To find out the technical position of WBA, it holds price to book ratio of 2.70 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. To see the other side of picture, profit margin of WBA stands at positive 3.40%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. KBR's insider ownership was 0.30%. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/12/07/walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba-stake-lessened-by-maverick-capital-ltd.html. They expect that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. "It is China's leading pharmacy chain and we believe that we can positively contribute to its continued successful development with our global pharmacy expertise".

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