Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) had declared a cash dividend of $0.3600 on Apr 12, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on May 16, 2016 and the record date has been fixed on May 18, 2016. At Apr 12, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 1.7710%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Jun 10, 2016.
In a different note, On Mar 15, 2016, Credit Suisse said it Assumes its rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm. On Mar 10, 2016, Barclays said it Assumes its rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $81.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Equal-weight’ by the firm. On Mar 1, 2016, Mizuho Securities said it Upgrades its rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. Atlantic Equities said it Initiates Coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, according to a research note issued on Feb 3, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Neutral’ by the firm. Baird said it Initiates Coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, according to a research note issued on Jan 21, 2016. In the research note, the firm Announces the price-target to $96 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) made into the market gainers list on Fridays trading session with the shares advancing 0.22% or 0.18 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $81.44, which is also near the day’s high of $81.83. The stock began the session at $81.77 and the volume stood at 32,45,253 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $97.3 and the 52 week low is $71.5. The company has a current market capitalization of $87,975 M and it has 1,08,02,45,720 shares in outstanding.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc(WBA) last announced its earnings results on Jan 7, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1.Company reported revenue of $29.03B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $29.24B. Earnings per share were $1.03. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.96.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Mar 11, 2016, Kathleen Wilson-thompson (EVP and Global Chief HRO) sold 15,873 shares at $83.03 per share price.Also, On Jan 13, 2016, John Anthony Lederer (director) purchased 10,000 shares at $81.00 per share price.On Nov 5, 2015, William C Foote (director) sold 3,500 shares at $88.36 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.