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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) is -8.37 percent while its Performance (Week) is -2.97 percent and Performance (month) is at -6.91 percent.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) opened at 76.95 on Monday. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 26.5% in the 1st quarter. RBC Capital Markets upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $103 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. Pivotal Research set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Sunday, July 2nd. The volume of 4.54 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 5.47 Million shares. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Walgreens Boots Alliance.

08/24/2017 - Loop Capital began new coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating.

Walgreens Boots Alliance declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, June 29th that permits the company to repurchase $5.00 billion in shares.

08/23/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. (NASDAQ:WBA)'s stock has been -5.77% and -4.42% for the last 12 months. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $91.94.

In other Walgreens Boots Alliance news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.79, for a total value of $218,305.44. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 19,151 shares in the company, valued at $1,528,058.29. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company.

The Stock has shows volatility of 1.51% in recent 5 days and demonstrated volatility of 1.68% in last 30 days. Pathstone Family Office LLC grew its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 226.6% in the 2nd quarter. Modera Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,451 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 9 shares in the last quarter.

The 52-week low event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very negative momentum and is time when sellers come in. Hefty Wealth Partners boosted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5,097.8% during the 3rd quarter. Perpetual Ltd now owns 6,552 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $513,000 after acquiring an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Finally, Guggenheim restated a buy rating on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a report on Monday, July 3rd. WealthTrust Arizona LLC now owns 5,264 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $412,000 after purchasing an additional 21 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) traded up 1.42% on Monday, hitting $76.91. WBA has recorded a 50-day moving average of $80.22 and a 200-day moving average of $81.23. (WBA) are trading -14.43% downward from the 52-week high mark and 0.16% above from the fifty two-week low mark.

Beta of 1 means volatility that mirrors the degree and direction of the market as a whole.

More important recent Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) news were published by: Chicagotribune.com which released: "Walgreens said to tweak Rite Aid deal to gain USA approval" on September 18, 2017, also Benzinga.com published article titled: "Rite Aid Earnings Boosted By Termination Fee From Scuttled Walgreens Deal", Nasdaq.com published: "RSI Alert: Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Now Oversold" on September 29, 2017. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,367 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. (WBA) has an annual dividend of $1.6, while its annual dividend yield is 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio is now 40.30%.

WARNING: This report was first published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. During the past six months, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.



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