January 24, 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Holdings Boosted by Aperio Group LLC

14 January 2018, 01:31 | Randall Craig

The Walgreens logo is seen outside the store in Times Square in New York Thomson Reuters

The Walgreens logo is seen outside the store in Times Square in New York   Thomson Reuters

First Trust Advisors LP owned about 0.06% of Walgreens Boots Alliance worth $52,415,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

INVESCO LTD. lowered its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 2,588,887 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $215,681,000 after acquiring an additional 378,686 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter.

Entering into ratio analysis, MXIM has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 1.95, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.6% in the third quarter.

In other news, COO Ornella Barra purchased 124,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 7th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $67.00 per share, with a total value of $1,340,000.00. Needham & Company LLC cut their target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance to $86.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. These up or down trends are telling the direction of stock price on basis of moving averages. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,105,878.55. Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation had 11 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Total shares held by institutions as of the most recent company filings are 604,290,580 with a reported 28,813,249 bought and 59,951,259 sold. Andra AP fonden lifted its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 35.3% in the second quarter. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $80.00 price objective (down previously from $90.00) on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 2 Buy, 8 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 6. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.7% in the first quarter. (WBA) knifed -5.18 percent lower and now trades for $71.6. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 26.56. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has a one year low of $63.82 and a one year high of $88.00. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 18.36% and a net margin of 3.45%. The firm had revenue of $30.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.93 billion. This indicates a relatively solid earnings per share growth rate of 49.88% over the next few years, which is an optimistic outlook in the near term. Shares of the company dropped 6.3% after the announcement. This company shares are -2.96% up from its target price of $89.3 and the current market capitalization stands at $76.29B. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is now 42.33%. CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS also announced decreased position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this story can be viewed at

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