Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $92.8. The stock traded with the volume of 5.93 Million in the last trading session. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. opened at $85.75 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.94%. The Bid price in the last session was $84.78 x 300 and the Ask price was $84.96 x 300. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 91.79 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $87.05 and 52-Week Low of $71.5 and it touched its 52-week high on Dec 29, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 8, 2016.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Oct 20 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.07/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.99/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.08/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 8.1%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 5 – Jan 9 (Est.).
20 number of analysts also provided their insight on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $92.8. They also projected Low Price Target as $79 while High Price Target is set at $100.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 7 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 11 reported it as Buy.7 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. annual Divided is 1.5 while it’s Dividend Yield is 1.77%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.16 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 15.3. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.78 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.07, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 9.36 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 18.51.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.1 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 10.2%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.7% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 4.6 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.34 percent.
A look at performance overview of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.97 percent while Performance Month is 2.89%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 5.46% and Half Year Performance value stands at 8.1%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 2.76 percent. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has its YTD performance of 1.34 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 3 Nov 2016 where Chief Executive Officer Pessina Stefano did a transaction type “Buy” in which 2000000 shares were traded at a price of $81.41. Another insider trade includes Director Foote (William C) who also initiated a transaction in which 2067 shares were traded on 1 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 31 Oct 2016 Director Schlichting (Nancy M) traded 2304 shares as “Buy” at $0. Officer Wilson-Thompson (Kathleen) Buy 11914 shares on 20 Oct 2016 at the price of $0.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Wells Fargo on 31-Oct-16 who Initiated the stock to Outperform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 17-Oct-16, Jefferies took an action “Upgrade” from Hold to Buy. On 1-Mar-16, the stock was Upgrade to Buy by Mizuho.