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Montecito Bank & Trust Has $522000 Holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: "Walgreens Boots to Gain From Altered Rite Aid Deal, Alliance" on August 18, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Better Buy: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. vs. Rite Aid Corporation" published on September 02, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: "Cipher Capital LP Buys The Home Depot Inc, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ..." on August 10, 2017. The number of shares now owned by investors are 1.07 bln.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.is Strong Buy, according to the average of 15 analyst scores. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 3 Buy, 9 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 2. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was -1.7 percent during the past 12 months.

Ngam Advisors L.P. lessened its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The firm owned 395,471 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after selling 67,261 shares during the period. The Return on Equity ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. 2,451,570 stocks of the firms shares transacted hands. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. If you are viewing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of global copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/07/montecito-bank-trust-has-522000-position-in-walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba.html. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.79, for a total transaction of $218,305.44. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 19,151 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,528,058.29. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

16 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Oct 18, 2017- Oct 23, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 30006.2 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 30661 million and 28350 million respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.14.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc". (WBA) closed -1.76% below its 200-day moving average and is 2.04% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. The firm has a market capitalization of $87.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.68 and a beta of 1.26.

State Street Corp lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 1.8% in the 1st quarter. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. were purchased and 4,561 shares were sold. Lastly, UBS Asset Management Americas upgraded its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 22.9% in the 1st period. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $1.18 earnings per share. Walgreens Boots Alliance's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis.

The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) is a huge mover today!

Also, the company announced a periodic dividend, expected to be paid on early Tue, Sep 12th. This is a boost from Walgreens Boots Alliance's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 40.30%. Needham & Company LLC started coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. This buyback authorization allows the pharmacy operator to repurchase up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

Many financial stock experts have quite recently commented on WBA Stocks. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Finally, Pivotal Research set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Sunday, July 2nd. Deutsche Bank maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) on Tuesday, August 30 with "Buy" rating. BidaskClub raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $90.88.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company.

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base.



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