Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) : Highpoint Advisor Group reduced its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc by 8.98% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 52,407 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $4,154,827 after selling 5,172 shares in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 26, 2016.Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approximately 2.56% of Highpoint Advisor Group’s portfolio.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc opened for trading at $79.1 and hit $80.79 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $80.56, with a gain of 1.61% or 1.28 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 32,50,295 shares. Company has a market cap of $87,025 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Conning boosted its stake in WBA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 410 additional shares and now holds a total of 21,397 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $1,696,354. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.07% of Conning’s portfolio.Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reduced its stake in WBA by selling 3,300 shares or 5.41% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 57,700 shares of WBA which is valued at $4,574,456. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.24% of Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa boosted its stake in WBA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 616,793 additional shares and now holds a total of 868,528 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $69,603,834. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.29% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio.Legacy Private Trust reduced its stake in WBA by selling 4,405 shares or 9.06% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 44,217 shares of WBA which is valued at $3,543,550. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.53% of Legacy Private Trust’s portfolio.Gibraltar Capital Management reduced its stake in WBA by selling 608 shares or 1.41% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 42,582 shares of WBA which is valued at $3,412,521. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 4.45% of Gibraltar Capital Management’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.