Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

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The stock has risen 1.5 percent in the last 12 months. More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. FMR LLC lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 41.9% in the 3rd quarter. When analyzing at performance throughout recent 6 months we have seen that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Finally, Capital World Investors grew its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 18.2% during the 3rd quarter. The company's targets include global spending, organization and digitalization of the business in primarily the U.S. and U.K. The company expects the initiative will cost $150 million to $170 million and has already invested $30 million as of the first quarter. (WBA) deteriorated -5.02% to strike $69.61 in the Thursday trading session.

The stock price moved with change of -0.11% to its 50 Day low point and changed -19.35% comparing to its 50 Day high point. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 81,076 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,386,356.52. The stock has a market cap of $71.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 0.76. (WBA) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.12 billion.

EPS growth (earnings per share growth) illustrates the growth of earnings per share over time. Jefferies downgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.28 EPS.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 12th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.60%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is now 29.24%.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on WBA.

When looking at price performance, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 16 analyst reports since June 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Friday, June 29 to "Hold" rating. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

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Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 17 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 4 advised investors to purchase the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $79.11.

More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 1st. Historical volatility is a quantifiable number which is based on past changes to the price of a stock or futures contract. Company's EPS for the past five years is valued at 148.1%, leading it to an EPS value of 8% for the next five years. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 73,756 shares of company stock worth $5,824,194 in the last 90 days. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.82% of the company's stock.

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Institutional Ownership/ Insider Ownership: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. institutional ownership is held at 65.1% while insider ownership was 0.2%. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. "These initiatives are part of a broader strategic alliance created to combine Verily's health care technology innovation with Walgreens' corner store presence and trusted pharmacy services", said the joint statement. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.12.8 is the P/E ratio. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.