Top Negative Movers: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) lost -5.18%


WBA has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it has negative performance of -1.73% in last five regular trading sessions. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $71.22 bln. So far, Walgreens Boots Alliance has taken ownership of 357 of the 1,932 stores its acquiring and management says it's on track to have taken ownership of the remaining stores this spring.

On a weekly basis, the stock is 3.02%. The California-based Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc Ca has invested 1.24% in the stock. Thomaspartners Inc. now owns 4,357 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $351,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. Institutional investors own 61.18% of the company's stock.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "First Trust Advisors LP Grows Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)" was first published by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. (WBA) closed -8.03% below its 200-day moving average and is 1.57% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45.

Entering into ratio analysis, MXIM has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 1.95, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) shares traded down 2% during mid-day trading on Friday. The pharmacy operator reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.01.

Analysts on average were expecting a revenue of $30.35 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 3.52% and a return on equity of 16.76%. The volume growth helped increase the company's USA pharmacy market share by 1.1% over the past year to 20.6% according to IMS Health. (WBA) have shown a high EPS growth of 9.40% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -1.10% yoy. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 44.20%.

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WBA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $94.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 25 analysts - of 2.2 for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $91.48. Following the acquisition, the chief operating officer now owns 1,690,336 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $136,798,892.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

On 5/3/2017 William C Foote, Director, sold 2,736 with an average share price of $85.89 per share and the total transaction amounting to $234,995.04. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.37, for a total transaction of $184,324.32. The company has its outstanding shares of 994.72M. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

For Boots UK alone, comparable pharmacy sales were up 0.1 per cent, while comparable retail sales were 1.4 per cent lower amid what Walgreens Boots Alliance said was a challenging market place.

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