Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA): Price and Financial Metrics

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA): $41.48

0.17 (+0.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where WBA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 74.27% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WBA is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • WBA's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 10.72% of US stocks).

WBA Stock Summary

  • WBA has a higher market value than 93.45% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $35,293,022,244.
  • WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.49% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.27, WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC has a higher such ratio than merely 7.63% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WBA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DLTR, GWW, CRH, TT, and FAST.
  • WBA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC's official web site, go to www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.

WBA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, WBA's EV/EBIT ratio is 24.23% lower, now standing at 14.7.
  • WBA's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WBA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WBA 2022-11-28 0.3 1.4 8.1 14.7
WBA 2022-11-25 0.3 1.4 8.3 14.9
WBA 2022-11-23 0.3 1.4 8.3 14.9
WBA 2022-11-22 0.3 1.4 8.3 14.9
WBA 2022-11-21 0.3 1.4 8.1 14.7
WBA 2022-11-18 0.3 1.4 7.9 14.6

WBA Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -6.71%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -91.75%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1118.96%.
WBA's revenue has moved down $4.709e+09 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows WBA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 132,703 3,899 4,337
2022-06-30 134,516 5,058 5,379
2022-03-31 135,949 5,183 6,287
2021-12-31 134,972 5,459 6,430
2021-09-30 132,509 5,555 2,542
2021-06-30 137,862 6,396 2,288

WBA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WBA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.52% of graded US stocks.
  • WBA's asset turnover comes in at 1.5 -- ranking 77th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • NGVC, BNED, and KAR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WBA.

The table below shows WBA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 1.500 0.212 0.057
2021-05-31 1.535 0.202 0.048
2021-02-28 1.566 0.196 0.000
2020-11-30 1.604 0.197 0.001
2020-08-31 1.575 0.201 0.020
2020-05-31 1.657 0.205 0.025

WBA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WBA, see our WBA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $46.61 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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WBA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.48 52-week high $55.00
Prev. close $41.31 52-week low $30.39
Day low $40.85 Volume 4,857,500
Day high $41.63 Avg. volume 7,098,600
50-day MA $36.25 Dividend yield 4.63%
200-day MA $40.31 Market Cap 35.87B

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Company Bio

  Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is an Anglo-Swiss-American holding company headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois that owns the retail pharmacy chains Walgreens and Boots, as well as several pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution companies. The company was formed on December 31, 2014, after Walgreens purchased the 55% stake in Alliance Boots that it did not already own. The total price of the acquisition was $4.9 billion in cash and 144.3 million common shares with fair value of $10.7 billion. Walgreens had previously purchased 45% of the company for $4.0 billion and 83.4 million common shares in August 2012 with an option to purchase the remaining shares within three years. Walgreens became a subsidiary of the newly created company after the transactions were completed.As of 2021, Walgreens Boots Alliance is ranked #16 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. (Source:Wikipeda)

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Below are the latest news stories about WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WBA as an investment opportunity.

Is WBA Stock A Buy Or Sell In November 2022 After Major Acquisition, Q4 Earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest global pharmacy and wellness retailer by number of stores, with more than 13,000 locations in 11 countries. WBA stock just reported quarterly earnings. Is Walgreens stock a buy?

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

MG3 buys Walgreens distribution center for $78M

An affiliate of MG3 Group paid $78 million for the Walgreens distribution center in the Palm Beach Park of Commerce west of Jupiter. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA) sold the 683,300-square-foot distribution warehouse at 15998 Walgreens Dr. to MG3 REIT, the REIT affiliate of Aventura-based commercial real estate firm MG3 Group. Walgreens leased back 100% of the facility, which it uses to service its 460 locations in South Florida and Central Florida.

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

Despite delivering investors losses of 30% over the past 5 years, Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) has been growing its earnings

While not a mind-blowing move, it is good to see that the Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WBA ) share price has...

Yahoo | November 28, 2022

3 Things Making CVS Stock More Attractive Right Now

With this share repurchase announcement, there's now more reason to hold onto an existing CVS stock position if you already own it, and more reason to buy it, if it's not currently in your portfolio.

Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | November 23, 2022

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) closed the most recent trading day at $41.76, moving -0.07% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

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WBA Price Returns

1-mo 13.21%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -1.24%
1-year -6.73%
3-year -20.40%
5-year -29.20%
YTD -16.80%
2021 35.78%
2020 -29.37%
2019 -10.99%
2018 -3.65%
2017 -10.51%

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