Insights Into Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Exposure By Institutions

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is listed on the NASDAQ in the Healthcare sector while operating in the Pharmaceutical Retailers industry. The current market capitalization of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is $18.71B. A total of 32.84 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 13.50M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. sold 4,212,395 shares of WBA for 235.41 per share on Feb 07 ’24. After the transaction, the 10% Owner now owns 26,277,561 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jan 29 ’24, JARRETT VALERIE B bought 4,456 shares at 22.44 per share. WBA shares that Director owns now total 4,456.

Among the insiders who sold shares, SCHLICHTING NANCY M disposed of 15,209 shares on Jan 16 ’24 at a per-share price of $23.05. This resulted in the Director holding 0 shares of WBA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, WENTWORTH TIMOTHY C bought 10,000 shares at $24.22 per share on Jan 05 ’24. Company shares held by the Chief Executive Officer now total 585,122.

Dividend

The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. WBA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/16/2024 when it declared a $0.25 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/12/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/12/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/13/2023. The WBA stock dividend was $0.48 per share in cash.

Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, WBA has a high of $36.58 and a low of $19.68.

As of this writing, WBA has an earnings estimate of $0.83 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $1 per share and a lower estimate of $0.63. The company reported an EPS of $0.61 in the last quarter, which was 8.90% higher than expectations of $0.56.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. WBA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.19B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $33.39B in debt and $22.05B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.63, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $24.14B.

Analysts Opinion

After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for WBA is Buy with a score of 2.93.

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