Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's Wall Street analysts see -8.27 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.33 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 1.44% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $69.85. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 4.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
But it's not just selling activity that is creating investor interest in WBA; over the last several weeks, several insiders have bought shares.
Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. It represents the number of a stock's shares that are being shorted by investors. RES share have rallied by 14.74% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and added 7.52% in the last month. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $1.25 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $5.49.
Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -15.60%. Webster Bank N.A. raised its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 18.4% during the 1st quarter. The stock's 52-week range is $70.21 to $88.00, and its 3-month range is $ to $.
There are 1,374 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 652.11 million shares in total. This repurchase authorization allows the pharmacy operator to repurchase up to 5.9% of its shares through open market purchases.
Weighted Alpha is used to calculate how much a share has gone up or down over a certain period, normally a year. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC now owns 10,641 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $884,000 after acquiring an additional 705 shares during the last quarter.
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on WBA shares.
On August 25, 2017 Loop Capital released its first research report on the stock giving it an initial rating of "Buy". Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Leerink Swann set a $86.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Currently, the stock has a 3 months average volume of 0.36 million. And the values below 20 that it is oversold indicate prices could very well bounce upwards.
Institutional investors have also been busy with the stock. Jefferies maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) rating on Wednesday, June 21. "(WBA)" was published by TrueBlueTribune and is the property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright laws. The legal version of this story can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/11/pinnacle-financial-partners-inc-boosts-holdings-in-walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba.html. Sigma Planning Corp grew its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 16.7% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ WBA) opened at 70.87 on Tuesday.
03/27/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The company's 50-day moving average is $79.43 and its 200-day moving average is $80.94. The company has a market cap of $74.75 billion, a PE ratio of 17.64 and a beta of 1.25. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research on Thursday, June 29 with "Hold". Moving averages (MA) are The three major Wall Street indexes scaled new records on Tuesday, helped by gains in energy stocks and in Wal-Mart on the back of the company's $20.0B share buyback plan. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 12th. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. Kathleen Wilson-thompson has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on August 17, 2017, executed an option to sell 1825 shares. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is presently 40.30%.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company.