Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Given Hold Rating at SunTrust Banks, Inc

Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. isn't the only one who has changed their investment in WBA. The dividend was $0.400 per share for the quarter or $1.60 on an annualized basis. In the last earnings report the EPS was $3.96 and is expected to be $5.00 for the current year with 1,070,096,000 shares now outstanding. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a 1-year low of $67.40 and a 1-year high of $89.69. Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC's holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $30,174,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on WBA. Pivotal Research set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Sunday, July 2nd. They issued a "buy" rating and a $95.00 price target on the stock.

09/15/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company. BidaskClub lowered shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd.

Based on the latest notes released to investors, 8 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 8 analysts "outperform", 8 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". They now have a Dollars 95 price target on the stock.

In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The total value of its holdings decreased 1.6%. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 19,151 shares in the company, valued at $1,528,058.29. During such technical setups, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful buying the stock.

Davenport & Co LLC sold 13 shares during the last quarter decreasing its exposure to Walgreens Boots Alliance, 0.0%. Acadian Asset Management LLC bolstered its ownership by buying 536,815 shares an increase of 202.8% as of 09/30/2017. Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc /or/ reduced its stake by shedding 299 shares a decrease of 0.2%. Trust Investment Advisors now owns 13,910 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $1,155,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. Waldron LP lifted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 67.7% during the first quarter. The institutional investor owned 385,318 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after purchasing an additional 29,709 shares during the period. Finally, Founders Capital Management purchased a new stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance during the 1st quarter worth approximately $161,000. Share performance for the month is now at -17.62%. Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 3.7% in the first quarter. WealthTrust Arizona LLC now owns 5,264 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $412,000 after acquiring an additional 21 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) traded up 1.42% on Monday, hitting $76.91. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $78.27 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.63. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a 12 month low of $75.18 and a 12 month high of $89.69.

The most current P/E ratio is 17.42 and the market cap of the company is 73.84B. This repurchase authorization authorizes the pharmacy operator to repurchase up to 5.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. The dividend yield was $2.29. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 16th.

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The Retail Pharmacy International segment consists primarily of the Alliance Boots pharmacy-led health and beauty stores, optical practices and related contract manufacturing operations. The Firm is a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. The Firm operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.

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