Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) EVP Kathleen Wilson-Thompson sold 5,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $85.05, for a total transaction of $484,785.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

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 stock was sold at an average price of $85.00, for a total transaction of $2,039,660.00.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) opened at 85.53 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $81.44 and a 200 day moving average of $81.10. The firm has a market cap of $92.65 billion, a PE ratio of 22.39 and a beta of 1.19. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has a 1-year low of $71.50 and a 1-year high of $87.05.

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

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The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. Walgreens Boots Alliance’s payout ratio is currently 39.27%.

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Several brokerages recently weighed in on WBA. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Friday, September 9th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Saturday, September 10th. Barclays PLC set a $79.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 21st. Jefferies Group set a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, October 23rd. Finally, Leerink Swann reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Monday, September 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $90.30.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Jolley Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 104.5% in the second quarter. Jolley Asset Management LLC now owns 1,370 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock worth $114,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the period. Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance during the second quarter worth about $121,000. Hudock Capital Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the third quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,641 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 7 shares during the period. Parasol Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 3.5% in the third quarter. Parasol Investment Management LLC now owns 1,787 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the period. Finally, Cribstone Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance during the second quarter worth about $149,000. 58.93% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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