Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) : Piershale Financial Group scooped up 2 additional shares in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 3,758 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $306,052.Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approximately 0.18% of Piershale Financial Group’s portfolio.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc closed down -0.57 points or -0.70% at $80.56 with 32,22,036 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $81.05, the shares hit an intraday low of $80.52 and an intraday high of $81.49 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Perkins Coie Trust Co reduced its stake in WBA by selling 100 shares or 7.49% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,235 shares of WBA which is valued at $100,578. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.07% of Perkins Coie Trust Co’s portfolio.Osborne Partners Capital Management reduced its stake in WBA by selling 800 shares or 1.59% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 49,518 shares of WBA which is valued at $4,032,746. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.59% of Osborne Partners Capital Management’s portfolio. Heritage Investors Management Corp sold out all of its stake in WBA during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 2,396 shares of WBA which is valued $195,130.Grassi Investment Management reduced its stake in WBA by selling 710 shares or 2.16% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 32,091 shares of WBA which is valued at $2,613,491. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.51% of Grassi Investment Management’s portfolio.Abner Herrman Brock boosted its stake in WBA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 69,191 additional shares and now holds a total of 113,482 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $9,209,064. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 2.33% of Abner Herrman Brock’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Apr 5, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.28. The company had revenue of $30184.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $30666.29 million. The company’s revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.18 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Mar 10, 2016 to “Equal Weight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 76 from a previous price target of $81 .Mizuho Upgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc on Mar 1, 2016 to ” Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $90.Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc was Initiated by Atlantic Equities to “Neutral” on Feb 3, 2016.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The Company is a global pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA which consists of the Walgreens business including the operation of retail drugstores and convenient care clinics in addition to providing specialty pharmacy services; Retail Pharmacy International which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmacy-led health and beauty stores optical practices and related contract manufacturing operations and Pharmaceutical Wholesale which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution businesses. Its portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens Duane Reade Boots and Alliance Healthcare as well as global health and beauty product brands including No7 Botanics and Soap & Glory. Walgreens Boots Alliance through its subsidiary Liz Earle Beauty Co. Ltd offers the Liz Earle skincare brand.