Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Upgraded to "Sell" by BidaskClub

(NASDAQ:WBA) has a market cap of $69.59 billion and over the last 12 months, WBA has declined by -13.18%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 5.44% and stays -3.96% away from its 50 days moving average. (WBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November ..." published on November 09, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Earnings: "9 Things to Know About Q4" with publication date: "October 25, 2017.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of -6.81%.

Measuring its EPS growth this year at -1.1%. The stock spiked 2.88% last month and is down -14.22 this year. LS Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 15.8% in the first quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 64.2% in the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 648,000 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $54,588,000 after buying an additional 114,800 shares in the last quarter.

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Valuation Ratios of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Cheap From Peers? Jefferies Group LLC set a $93.00 price objective on Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. The average revenue per share growth rate of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. during the past 12 months was 1.9 percent. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/13/walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba-lifted-to-sell-at-bidaskclub.html. Zacks Investment Research raised Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 1 year low of $63.82 and a 1 year high of $88.00. (NASDAQ:WBA) trade is getting exciting but lets take a deeper look whether it is as good a moment. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $71,667.88, a PE ratio of 13.92, a P/E/G ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 1.20. WBA comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.59 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (6.05) and its peers (1.66). The stock has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 22. After having $1.31 EPS previously, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's analysts see -3.82 % EPS growth. The company had revenue of $28.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.06 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.07 EPS. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be issued a $0.375 dividend. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 15th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.33%. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,105,878.55. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 10 by Barclays Capital. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.30, for a total transaction of $168,047.10.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and investors of the company.

Now investors want to know the actual market worth of the company in the Stock Market. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. With company PE at 18.8 shows that investors are paying $18.8 for dollar of earnings company generates, however if you see Walgreens current market price, it suggest Investors might not hope for ton of growth from company causing current discounted price.

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