Analytical Overview of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector has surged 0.06% and closed its last trading session at $83.03.

The company reported its EPS on 01/05/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $93.63.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.59. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1.59 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.77 and 1.88 respectively.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. on 01/05/2017 reported its EPS as $1.1 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.09. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 0.9%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Earnings, with 18 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.37. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.47 and $1.3 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.31.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. as $30.61 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 16 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 31.97 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 29.8 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 30.18 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is 4.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 11.9%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 14.73% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12.6%.

The Company got Initiated by Wells Fargo on 31-Oct-16 to Outperform.

Insider Trades for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 27 Nov 2016 where Wilson-Thompson (Kathleen), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 5700 shares were traded at a price of $85.05.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 2 transaction in which 11500 shares were traded. 1 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 3500 shares traded.

20 analysts projected Price Targets for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $100. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $79 and the Mean Price Target is $93.8.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has the market capitalization of $90.38 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $88 on Dec 14, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $71.5 on Feb 8, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.2 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 0.33 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.18 and ATR value of 1.35. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.66% and 1.61%.

Company profile:

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a retail drugstore chain. The Company sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, as well as general merchandise products, including household items, convenience and fresh foods, personal care, beauty care, photofinishing and candy. Its pharmacy, health and wellness services include retail, specialty, infusion and respiratory services, mail service and convenient care clinics. The Company offers its products and services through drugstores, as well as through mail, by telephone and online. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is based in Deerfield, Illinois.