Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Analysts See 15.8%

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Are shares of Lowe's Companies, Inc. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 46 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bristlecone Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance in the third quarter worth $135,000. The $70.48 level represents at least another 2.12% downside for the stock from its current price. Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is based in Deerfield, Illinois. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock.

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Currently, 2.2 billion total shares are owned by the public and among those 1.93 billion shares have been available to trade. It dropped, as 68 investors sold MCD shares while 616 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 307 raised stakes.

Indicating how profitable this stock is relative to its assets, the ROA value is observed at -1.70%. In this case, shares are down -34.64%, the 52-week high touched on April 20, 2017, but are collecting gains at -32.06% for the past 12 months. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 0.61, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 2.76, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 22.01. (WBA) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.7 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 13.9 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 11.9 percent. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. The Gross Margin Score of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $30.66 Billion and $28.35 Billion, respectively. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 1.06 billion, this means overall earnings per share of 0.76. CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS also announced increased position in Halliburton Company (HAL) during the quarter. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th were issued a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is now 42.33%. (NasdaqGS:WBA) for last month was 1.01611. Shorter moving average timeframes are more sensitive to price fluctuations and can pick up on trend changes more quickly than longer-term moving averages.

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In other Walgreens Boots Alliance news, Director John Anthony Lederer acquired 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th.

Goldman Sachs was the biggest boost for the Dow with a 3-per cent gain, followed by Boeing, which rose 2.4 per cent after it declared a 20-per cent dividend hike and an $18-billion share buyback authorisation. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 4,421,400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,463,229. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.37, for a total value of $184,324.32. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at $3,350,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The firm owned $19.77 million shares of the company's stock after selling 338535 shares during the period.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Position Boosted by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio" was first posted by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2017/12/13/walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba-shares-sold-by-benchmark-capital-advisors.html. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 12.39% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. The Price Index 12m for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. 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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