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Quarterly EPS Forecast Review: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. (NASDAQ:WBA) are $76.23 and $80.06.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on WBA shares. The stock's quarterly performance represents pessimistic momentum of -13.74 percent.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -54.13. Needham & Company LLC set a $94.00 price target on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. The other 16, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. Finally, WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% during the second quarter.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.40 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Walgreens Boots Alliance has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $90.30. (NASDAQ:WBA) has been trading in a bearish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.36 million shares. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 12-month low of $66.92 and a 12-month high of $88.00. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of -7.15% from last close price of 67.51 and act as support or resistance of price limit. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $0.98 between high and low, or 1.45%. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$1.21 per share. Walgreens Boots Alliance earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. The company reported revenue of $30.55 Billion in the same period previous year.

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) have shown a high EPS growth of -35.10% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -89.30% yoy.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. WBA has a beta of 1.21 and RSI is 23.23. The VC1 of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

In other news, insider Stefano Pessina purchased 2,000,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 4th. A reading above 70 indicates that a stock is overvalued, and a reading below 30 implies that it is undervalued. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, June 29th that allows the company to buyback $5.00 billion in shares.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The dividend payment was $0.400 per share for the quarter which is $1.60 annualized. It also demonstrates a stable dividend policy for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. connected to the long-run, with viable earnings. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/robert-w-baird-reiterates-outperform-rating-for-walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba/1725626.html. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC increased its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 631.1% in the third quarter. PacWest Bancorp (PACW) holds the market capitalization of $5.69B along with 117.60M outstanding shares. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment consists of the Walgreen Co.

The stock last traded at $77.99 a tad below $81.36, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is slightly below the 200 day moving average of $81.86.



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