They expect this year's earnings to rise 8.82% year-over-year to $5.55, followed by 8.29% growth in the next year to $6.01. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.07 EPS. analysts forecast that Walgreens Boots Alliance will post 5.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 26.5% during the first quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 3,295,583 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $258,077,000 after purchasing an additional 2,718,800 shares during the period.
TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 160,713 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $13,347,000 after buying an additional 14,218 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 471.4% during the second quarter. Meanwhile the stock weekly performance was subdued at -13.15%, which was down for the month at -10.04%. Also, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,105,878.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The average 1-year price target for (KSS) reveals an average price target of $43.11 per share. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$0.35 a share in the trailing twelve months.
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Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 4.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).
The price-to-book ratio of 2.65 for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for.
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The forward P/E of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.is at 11.37 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. (NASDAQ:ANGI) scoring -3.58% to reach at $11.32 during previous trading session. The sales growth of the company is 5.30% at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company's products and services that have typically improved year-to-year. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Quick and current ratio is valued at 0.6 and 1.1 respectively. The company's market cap is $70.11 Billion, and the average volume is 7.27 Million.
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. Comparatively, WBA posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. The firm had revenue of $30.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.93 billion. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $1.07 EPS.
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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s dividend has Nov 13, 2017 as record date. The indicated annual dividend is $1.60. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 42.33%.
Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, October 25th that authorizes the company to buyback $1.00 billion in shares. This buyback authorization allows the pharmacy operator to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a beta of 0, offering the possibility of a lower rate of return, but also posing less risk. The Firm is a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company.