Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) closed its last session at $75.38. The stock traded within a range of $73.90 and $75.44. The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector with a market capitalization of 73.3 Million. Trading volume for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was 6.3 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has an average volume of 7.6 Million.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a retail drugstore chain. The Company sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, as well as general merchandise products, including household items, convenience and fresh foods, personal care, beauty care, photofinishing and candy. Its pharmacy, health and wellness services include retail, specialty, infusion and respiratory services, mail service and convenient care clinics. The Company offers its products and services through drugstores, as well as through mail, by telephone and online. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is based in Deerfield, Illinois.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) received a Buy rating from 4 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) touched its 1-Year High price of $88.00 on 02/21/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $63.82 on 10/27/17.
EPS & Financials
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $1.28/Share beating the analyst estimate of $1.26/Share by a difference of $0.02. This showed a surprise of 1.6% in the last quarter earnings.
For the current quarter, 23 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.53/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.67/share and a low EPS of $1.45/share.
Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $32.14 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 33.58 Billion and 30.3 Billion respectively.
By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.87 Million. According to today’s trading volume Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.
The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 63.3 Percent. The return on assets stands at 5.5%, Return on Equity currently is 13.5% and the Return on Investment value is 11.9%.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) gross margin percentage stands at 24.4% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 4.4 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 3.2 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.44% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.02 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -2.86 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 3.8 percent.
The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 4.4%. The return on invested capital is at 11.9%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 15.91.
The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -2.86%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 3.8% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.