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Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs

Walgreens partners with Verily to cut healthcare costs”

The momentum exemplifies both rising and falling rates of the Price in the stock market. Looking at the price compared to the 52-week high, the stock is now -13.24% off of that number, and 26.76% separated from the 52-week low. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The consensus now stands at a Hold while its average price target is $78.45. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, December 14th. WBA trades at a forward P/E of 14.86, a P/B of 2.75, and a P/S of 0.55 The WBA has PEG of 1.4.

This public company managed to rack up a trailing 12-month revenue that hit 131.54B, considering the past year of financial results.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 11th. Revenue grew 9.9% from the prior-year quarter to $33.79 billion, narrowly beating expectations of $33.78 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a return on equity of 21.75% and a net margin of 3.82%.

Walgreens sales for the last quarter rose 9.9% to $33.8 billion, analysts had expected the chain to report $33.78 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Walgreens announced plans this week to cut more than $1 billion in its annual costs over the next three years. Together the companies will mainly focus at the medication adherence, which has been costing the USA health care system between $100 billion to $289 billion per year. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 12th were given a dividend of $0.44 per share. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 8th. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 29.24%. The RSI provides signals that tell investors to buy when the currency oversold and to sell when it is overbought.

A simple moving average (SMA) is an arithmetic moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for some time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods. For those who have never before looked at share turnover, the company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 8.22% in next year. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 81,076 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,386,356.52. The firm is having a distance of -2.61% form 20 day moving average, SMA 50 of -1.9% and an SMA 200 of 3.98%. Particularly for day traders, high volume is crucial, as the higher the volume the more liquid the stock is. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 73,756 shares of company stock valued at $5,824,194 over the last ninety days. More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

We can now take a quick look at some historical stock price information in comparison to popular high/low benchmarks. On Friday, October 12 the stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. FMR LLC increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 41.9% during the 3rd quarter. The fund owned 839,615 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after selling 433,122 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management boosted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 28.5% during the 3rd quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 2,313 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $139,000 after acquiring an additional 2,057 shares during the last quarter.

The Services stock (Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.) created a change of -3.38% from opening and finally closed its business at 73.29 by making a change of -2.9% (Loss, ↓) on 19-12-2018 (Wednesday). Institutional investors possessed 65.10% shares of the company and 0.20% shares are owned by insiders. The Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has shown a five days performance of -15.44% and thirty days performance stands at -15.03%.

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