Insider Trading Activity for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) have been seen trading -1.38% off of the 50-day high and 7.74% away from the 50-day low. The Beta for the stock stands at 1.26.
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 29th. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 0.15% away from the 200-day moving average. The company had revenue of $30.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.72 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 3.52% and a return on equity of 16.76%. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Its sales stood at 10.20% a year on average in the period of last five years. The pharmacy operator reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.03. Company's end of quarter revenue went up 2.1% on a YOY basis. for the same period in the prior year, the public company disclosed $1.18 Earnings Per Share. on consensus, experts expect that Walgreens Boots Alliance to post $5.00 EPS for the full year. This buyback authorization allows the pharmacy operator to bought up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. shares buyback programs are often an indication that the firms leadership believes its Stocks are undervalued.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 12th. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th were given a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 16th. This is a boost from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.93%. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. (NASDAQ:WBA) ready to make a move? This target by Needham suggests the possibile upside of 13.40 % from the last stock close. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $94.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Monday, July 3rd.
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Loeb Partners maintained its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) through out the Fiscal Q2, according to The corporation in its filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Leerink Swann.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.79, for a total value of $218,305.44. The stock's 52-week range is $75.18 to $88.00, and its 3-month range is $75.18 to $83.89. Hudock Capital Group LLC raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 482,962 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $40,115,000 after buying an additional 203,635 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5.9% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 22.9% during the 1st quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 9,154,328 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $760,267,000 after buying an additional 1,917,082 shares during the period. Iron Financial LLC raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 8.2% in the second quarter. Short interest, which represents the number of a stock's shares now being shorted, captures what the market as a whole feels about a stock. Finally, Welch & Forbes LLC lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 4.8% in the first quarter.
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