Institutional Investors Have Decreased Positions in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Marco Green
December 7, 2017

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For the past 5 years, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s EPS growth has been almost 9.4%.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in WBA.

Analysts See Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The other 4, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Opko Health, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. Nordea Investment Management AB lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 26.5% in the 1st quarter. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 32,846,862 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $2,727,932,000 after buying an additional 1,824,300 shares in the last quarter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The stock decreased 0.65% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $223.49.

Needle moving action has been spotted in Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) as shares are moving today on volatility 1.25% or 0.88 from the open. A ratio of 1.5 will suggest that the company has $1.5 of liquid assets available to pay off $1 of its current liabilities. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. They expect $1.26 EPS, up 14.55% or $0.16 from last year's $1.1 per share.

Analysts await Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:OPK) price has been as high as $12.15 and as low as $4.5. Companies having a market cap of $10 billion or more are typically considered as the major players of the market.

The Q.i. Value of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The firm had revenue of $29.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.17 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.07 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post 5.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:WBA) rating on Monday, November 16. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.25%. The MF Rank of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Walgreens Boots Alliance declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th that authorizes the company to buyback $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Monday. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. A 15 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:WBA) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Paragon Capital Management LLC's holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $11,421,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The stock of Gem Diamonds Limited (LON:GEMD) earned "Buy" rating by FinnCap on Wednesday, August 19. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:WBA) rating on Tuesday, November 21. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at $3,350,000.

In other news, Director John Anthony Lederer acquired 20,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $67.00 per share, with a total value of $1,340,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Walgreens Boots Alliance accounts for approximately 3.7% of Paragon Capital Management LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest holding. If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark law. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/12/07/walgreens-boots-alliance-inc-wba-stake-lessened-by-sprucegrove-investment-management-ltd.html. Walgreens Boots Alliance also was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Walgreens Boots Alliance operates through three divisions, including Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.

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