Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected
Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) : Analysts Watch-List Stock
22 December, 2018, 03:47
Shares of Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. fell 5 per cent, or $3.68, to close Thursday at $69.61, as broader indexes slumped. Following these latest developments, around 0.90% of Discovery, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds. WBA recently closed with fall of -14.26% to its twenty-Day SMA. More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 71,970.7% in the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 41.9% during the 3rd quarter.
On Thursday, the company reported a almost 10% increase in sales in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended on November 30, as well as a 45.7% jump in earnings per share. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio now stands at 0.55, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.40.
Worldwide retail sales fell 5.9 percent to $2.9 billion, while same-store sales at its US retail stores, where it sells over-the-counter drugs and personal care products, fell 3.2 percent. Capital World Investors now owns 18,089,012 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $1,318,689,000 after purchasing an additional 2,790,213 shares during the period. ClearBridge Investments LLC sold more DISCA shares, decreasing its portfolio by -4.67% during the last quarter. The firm is having a distance of -2.61% form 20 day moving average, SMA 50 of -1.9% and an SMA 200 of 3.98%. Following the transaction, the director now owns 8,207 shares in the company, valued at approximately $652,292.36. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 52,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 31st. About 4.10 million shares traded. E&G Advisors LP now owns 6,100 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $366,000 after purchasing an additional 1,500 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 73,756 shares of company stock valued at $5,824,194. Insiders own 15.73% of the company's stock.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The stock had earned Hold rating from Pivotal Research Group when it published its report on October 15th, 2018.
WBA has been the topic of several recent research reports. Along recent negative drift, stock price presented -19.35% lower comparing value from it 52-week high point and showed 17.84% upward in value from its 52-week low point. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $79.11. In percentage terms, the aggregate Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 65.1%. P/E and P/B ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a current ratio of 0.82. It further adds high and low ranges like from 80 to 20 and from 90 to 10. (NASDAQ:WBA)'s quarterly earnings on January, 3., according to Zacks. Market cap is just a fancy name for a straightforward concept: it is the market value of a company's outstanding shares. Jefferies downgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. On average, equities analysts predict that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post 6.53 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 12th were given a dividend of $0.44 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 8th. This compares to the average analyst prediction of -0.12, representing a difference of 0, and therefore a surprise factor of -2.30. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 29.24%. Relative Volume (or RVOL) is a volume indicator, meaning it assists measure shareholder interest in a stock. "LBA" was reported by XNewsPress and is owned by of XNewsPress.
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