Published: Sat, December 22, 2018
Medical | By Vernon Walton

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Once Again Gains Focus on Profitability

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Once Again Gains Focus on Profitability

The firm purchased 12,542 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock, valued at approximately $915,000.

Forward P/E of Walgreens Boots Alliance, standing at 9.84. The stock's quarterly performance specifies a shift of -4.50% and its performance is stands at -3.57% for last twelve month while moved 2.68% for the past six months. Asset Dedication LLC raised its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 204.6% in the third quarter. The firm sold -1,284,241 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 6,089,032 shares and is now valued at $187,055,063. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has a 1-year low of $59.07 and a 1-year high of $86.31. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter.

The stock institutional ownership counted 65.1% while insider ownership held at 0.2%.

WBA opened at $69.61 on Friday. Also, SVP Kimberly R. Scardino sold 11,970 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 1st. Its EPS was $0.52 while outstanding shares of the company were 4.27B. The stock has a market cap of $71.39 billion, a PE ratio of 11.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 0.76.

More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. generated $33,442.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $33,777.20 million predicted by analysts. Measuring its EPS growth this year at 13.1%.

Net income attributable to the company rose to $1.12 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the first quarter ended November 30 from $821 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier.

Investors may be wondering what's happening with shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.40%. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 16 analyst reports since June 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel.

Looking performance record on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) we observed that the stock has seen a move 1.02% over the last 52-week trading period. Currently, the stock is trading -15.09% ahead of its 52-week high and 24.07% beyond its 52-week low. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Friday, June 29 to "Hold" rating. Walgreens Boots Alliance has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $79.11. Analysts expect that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post 6.53 EPS for the current fiscal year. After keeping Technical check on movement of stock price comparison to its moving averages like 20, 50 and 200 SMA, we detected following trends of BBBY. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that indicates the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 73,756 shares of company stock worth $5,824,194 over the last three months. If you own a stock that has extremely low daily volume, it may be hard to get free of in a short time period. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark laws. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.

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