Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) EVP Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 5,700 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.05, for a total transaction of $484,785.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 8th, Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 23,996 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.00, for a total transaction of $2,039,660.00.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) opened at 84.73 on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $81.44 and its 200 day moving average is $81.10. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has a 12 month low of $71.50 and a 12 month high of $87.05. The firm has a market cap of $91.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.18 and a beta of 1.19.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 20th. The pharmacy operator reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $28.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $29.06 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 16.33% and a net margin of 3.56%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.88 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. will post $5.01 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA)

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 15th. Walgreens Boots Alliance’s payout ratio is 39.27%.

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A number of equities analysts have recently commented on WBA shares. Bank of America Corp. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $94.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from $93.00 to $94.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $87.00 to $95.00 in a research report on Monday, October 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $90.30.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 4.0% in the second quarter. Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR now owns 164,632 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $13,709,000 after buying an additional 6,256 shares during the last quarter. CHICAGO TRUST Co NA boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5.2% in the second quarter. CHICAGO TRUST Co NA now owns 50,009 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $4,164,000 after buying an additional 2,468 shares during the last quarter. DNB Asset Management AS boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 7.6% in the second quarter. DNB Asset Management AS now owns 85,052 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $7,082,000 after buying an additional 6,000 shares during the last quarter. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 411.3% in the second quarter. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. now owns 73,990 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $6,156,000 after buying an additional 59,520 shares during the last quarter. Finally, British Columbia Investment Management Corp boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 13.2% in the second quarter. British Columbia Investment Management Corp now owns 448,907 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $37,380,000 after buying an additional 52,512 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.93% of the company’s stock.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Company Profile

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance operates through three divisions, including Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Company’s products are marketed under a number of brands, which include No7, the Botanics range, Almus (generic medicines), Boots Pharmaceuticals and Soap & Glory (bathing and beauty brand).

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