Sciencast Management LP Lowers Stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

Walgreens agrees 2.76 billion yuan deal with China's largest health care retailer for pharmacy stake

Walgreens agrees 2.76 billion yuan deal with China's largest health care retailer for pharmacy stake

Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. (GuoDa), a subsidiary of China National Accord Medicines Corp, for $418 million (2.767 billion yuan). It tells an investor how quickly a company is increasing its revenues. With 10.72M avg volume, 2 days are for Walgreen Boots Alliance Incorporated (NASDAQ:WBA)'s short sellers to cover WBA's short positions. The Hallmark Capital Management Inc holds 91,791 shares with $17.27 million value, down from 93,470 last quarter. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of -2.85%, monthly performance percentage is 4.95 percent, Quarterly performance is -14.16 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -13.85% and Yearly Performance is -17.44 percent. (NASDAQ:DXTR) are owned by insiders with 0.00% six-month change in the insider ownership.

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $23.

What Historical Figures Say About Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital on Thursday, October 26 with "Buy".

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) now has a 50-day Moving Average of 70.16, the 200-day Moving Average is 78.98, and the 7-day is noted at 71.27. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.20 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). The Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of the stock is 0.6, while P/B (Price to Book) stands at 2.73.

In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. Following moving averages with different time frames may help offer a wide variety of stock information. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares in the company, valued at $1,105,878.55. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

In related news, Director John Anthony Lederer acquired 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. (NASDAQ:WBA) gained 1.24% with the closing price of $71.05. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The Firm has ATR of 1.58 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $64.48 while the current level stands at 30.5% of the 52-week High-Low range. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 1.07 and a quick ratio of 0.59.

Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -53.00. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $30.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.93 billion.

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 16th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.25%. AXA lifted its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 12.4% in the 3rd quarter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the pharmacy operator to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Monday. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright and trademark law.

INVESCO LTD. lowered its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. "It is China's leading pharmacy chain and we believe that we can positively contribute to its continued successful development with our global pharmacy expertise".

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -56.90.

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