Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) stock in focus


Walgreens Boots Alliance had 36 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.is a holding company. Capital World Investors now owns 19,887,303 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $1,603,314,000 after buying an additional 262,188 shares during the last quarter. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. Currently, 1.05 billion total shares are owned by the public and among those 924.61 million shares have been available to trade.

As of the end of the quarter Indiana Trust & Investment Management Co had sold 207 shares trimming its position 2.0%.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on WBA. Loop Capital started coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 3 of analysts who cover AG having a buy-equivalent rating.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. on 5/30/2017 reported its EPS as $1.07 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.99.

Shifting gears, we can see that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of NDAQ or, if they already own its stock, sell it. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold". The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.00 vs.an industry average at 0.57.

This stock (AG) is ahead of its 52-week low with 24.16%. Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.58. The fund owned 1,533,800 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after acquiring an additional 63,259 shares during the quarter. As of the end of the quarter North Star Investment Management Corp. had bought 30,490 shares growing its position 58.9%. Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. Crescent Grove Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Walgreens Boots Alliance in the second quarter valued at about $474,000. This is a boost from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. Teacher Retirement System of Texas lifted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 2.7% in the second quarter. (WBA) to generate earnings per share of $5.02 in 2017. The Shareholder Yield of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -6.28 Percent. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. This buyback authorization permits the pharmacy operator to buy up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 40.30%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 16th.

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