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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Valuation According To Analysts

24 May 2017

Howe & Rusling Inc. now owns 1,441 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 975 shares in the last quarter. They now have a United States dollars 85 price target on the stock. A 18 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 7,453,892 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $600,933,000 after buying an additional 7,291,172 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 2.7% in the third quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 21,887 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,879,874.43.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 5th. Barclays PLC set a $79.00 target price on Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, April 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 138.3% in the third quarter. Parasol Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 3.5% in the third quarter. (WBA) has 1.08 Billion shares outstanding and 935.44 Million shares were floated in market. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $91.77. WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the first quarter. A low ratio specifies that the company is possibly undervalued, while a higher than average P/S may suggest overvaluation.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. For now, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.00 with 9 out of 25 analysts rating the stock a buy. The pharmacy operator reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36. If we take a long term observation, shares have been trading at a distance of 68.56% from the 200-day moving average.

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Insider Trades for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 2 May 2017 where Foote (William C), the Director completed a transaction type "Sell" in which 2736 shares were traded at a price of $85.89. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright laws. The company's stock has a normal trading capacity of 3.69M shares while the relative volume is 1.55. Institutional investors own 59.98% of the company's stock.

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.

03/27/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

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The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be issued a $0.375 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 16th. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Walgreens Boots Alliance will post $4.98 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 1.84%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 39.68%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. The Company is a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. Walgreens Boots Alliance operates through three divisions, including Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.

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