Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) EPS Estimated At $1.32

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Elizabeth Holmes Theranos

The lowest EPS estimate is $1.29 and the highest is $1.32. In the last earnings report the EPS was $3.89 and is expected to be $4.97 for the current year with 1,080,950,000 shares now outstanding.

June 21 Theranos Inc has told its investors it has reached an agreement in principle to settle a lawsuit by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc that had alleged the laboratory startup breached their contract, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. They expect $0.36 earnings per share, down 23.40% or $0.11 from last year's $0.47 per share. Zacks Investment Research's EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Walgreens Boots Alliance.

In the last reported quarter, Walgreens Boots Alliance reported its Actual EPS (earnings per share) of $1.36/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $1.36/share. Webster Bank N.A. now owns 1,509 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $125,000 after buying an additional 235 shares during the last quarter. The firm had revenue of $29.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $30.17 billion. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a net margin of 3.66% and a return on equity of 16.86%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis.

Among 24 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold.

There has been some buying and selling insider activity on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, June 7.

04/04/2017 - Pivotal Research began new coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. giving the company a "hold" rating. Recently shares have been suggested as BUY from 2 and 4 issued SELL signal for the company's stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $90.62.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) shows a Forward Annual Dividend Rate of $1.49 and Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 1.9% according to MorningStar Inc. As of quarter end Ifm Investors Pty Ltd had acquired 92 shares growing its position 0.8%. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a 52 week low of $75.18 and a 52 week high of $88.00. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -5.8% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -7.98% and -8% respectively. The firm has a market cap of $82.55 billion, a PE ratio of 19.63 and a beta of 1.20. Walgreens Boots Alliance also was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Monday.

In recent trading day CSX Corporation (CSX) stock showed the move of 0.12% with the closing price of $52.19. The last session's volume of 5.48 million shares was higher than its average volume of 4.69 million shares.

The company also declared a dividend for shareholders paid on Monday June 12th, 2017. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 16th.

02/06/2017 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Atlantic Equities.

WARNING: "Tyers Asset Management LLC Has $1.16 Million Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc".

EVP Kathleen Wilson-thompson sold 5,700 shares at an average price of $85.05 on Monday the 28th. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 21,887 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,879,874.43. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 3rd. Ornella Barra, Co-Chief Operating Officer bought $10,009,280 worth of shares at an average price of $80.72 on Tue the 7th. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 2.66% which for the week stands at 1.66%. Essex Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 8.2% in the fourth quarter. About 3.12 million shares traded. Modera Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the first quarter.

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