Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Closed at $81.73

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 1.4% in the third quarter. The Average Volume of the company is 3.62 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 20.86, while Forward P/E ratio is 14.81.

03/22/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The company had a trading volume of 2,928,085 shares. Finally, Horan Capital Management boosted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 19.1% in the third quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 7,680,077 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $619,166,000 after buying an additional 4,457,421 shares during the last quarter.

Hess Corporation (HES)'s latest quote $47.78 -0.28 -0.35 will find technical support in $47.21/share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for Hess Corporation traders. 1,801,815 shares of the company traded hands. Over the long run, the price of a stock will generally go up in lock step with its earnings (assuming the P/E ratio is constant). "The second line, the "%D" line is simple a 3-day moving average of the "%K" line. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.9% in the third quarter. Investors purchased 22,457 call options on the stock. (WBA) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2, according to data compiled by Finviz.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 5th.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 13.1% whereas during current quarter it has 11% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 8.5% during current year and 10.4% for next year. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 16.76% and a net margin of 3.52%. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $29.45B, compared to the consensus of 30.18B. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at 53.60% with earnings growth of -27.80% yoy. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

02/06/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Atlantic Equities.

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The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 12th. (NasdaqGS:WBA) has a Shareholder Yield of 0.016928 and a Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of -0.02242. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 39.68%.

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10/06/2016 - UBS began new coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Monday, January 23rd.

In other Walgreens Boots Alliance news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". (WBA) has weekly volatility of 1.34%% while its monthly volatility value is at 1.27%%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today Fred's Pharmacy is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations, including 14 franchised Fred's Pharmacy locations. 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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