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

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA): $34.63

0.48 (+1.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where WBA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 71.34% of US stocks.
  • WBA's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • WBA ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 47th percentile.

WBA Stock Summary

  • WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.58% of US listed stocks.
  • WBA's went public 37.26 years ago, making it older than 93.5% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.98% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be ULTA, GWW, GPC, DLTR, and K.
  • Visit WBA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.

WBA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, WBA's EV/EBIT ratio is 169.42% lower, now standing at -14.3.
  • WBA's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 31.8 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 2023-03-24 0.2 1.4 -9.5 -14.3
WBA 2023-03-23 0.2 1.4 -9.4 -14.2
WBA 2023-03-22 0.2 1.4 -9.5 -14.3
WBA 2023-03-21 0.2 1.4 -9.8 -14.5
WBA 2023-03-20 0.2 1.4 -9.7 -14.4
WBA 2023-03-17 0.2 1.4 -9.6 -14.3

WBA Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 138.26%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.49%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -19.13%.
Over the past 34 months, WBA's revenue has gone down $6,520,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 132,184 3,293 -2,964
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

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 $34.63 52-week high $48.48
Prev. close $34.15 52-week low $30.39
Day low $34.40 Volume 8,036,500
Day high $34.92 Avg. volume 7,058,892
50-day MA $35.27 Dividend yield 5.68%
200-day MA $36.95 Market Cap 29.87B

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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WBA Price Returns

1-mo -1.62%
3-mo -6.08%
6-mo 13.06%
1-year -18.82%
3-year -13.77%
5-year -36.17%
YTD -6.08%
2022 -25.06%
2021 35.78%
2020 -29.37%
2019 -10.99%
2018 -3.65%

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