Published: Fri, May 19, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

CA Raises Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)


On December 20, 2016, Fred's Pharmacy announced that it signed an agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The last session's volume of 7.75 million shares was higher than its average volume of 3.99 million shares. Moody National Bank Trust Division's holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $829,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Reilly Financial Advisors LLC Has $105,000 Stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)" was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. There is a large variety of Financial Ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Parasol Investment Management LLC now owns 1,787 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the period. Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -10.16% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -19.59% so far on the year - still in weak zone. OH raised its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.9% in the third quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA now owns 180,254 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $14,532,000 after buying an additional 2,465 shares during the last quarter. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also facilitate in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) opened at 81.73 on Thursday.

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:WBA) was down -0.34%, with a high of 82.39 during the day and the volume of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. shares traded was 4378478. The stock now has a Market Cap of $88.61B. "The first line is called the "%K" line, which analyzes the actual price movements in the shares and can be defined as: "%K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100. Shares are trading 1.22% above their 50-day moving average, and -1.55% below their 200-day moving average.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 5th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.36.

02/06/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Atlantic Equities. The firm had revenue of $29.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.17 billion.

Shares of the company have shown an EPS growth of 28.70% in the last 5 years. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post $4.98 EPS for the current year. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a $0.375 dividend. A recommendation of 1 or 2 would represent a consensus Buy. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 39.68%. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has a one year low of $75.74 and a one year high of $89.69. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark laws.

While looking at the SMA values of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. FCF quality is calculated as the 12 ltm cash flow per share over the average of the cash flow numbers.

10/19/2016 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse.

01/30/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Walgreens Boots Alliance now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $91.77.

In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. The stock price decreased -3.29% or $2.78 versus $84.51 at the end of the prior session. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Investors of this company earned a return of 11.10% on the assets it owns in past twelve month. (NASDAQ:WBA). The company now has an EV or Enterprise Value of 106954450.

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