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

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Today's Latest Price: $48.92 USD

0.40 (-0.81%)

Updated Jan 15 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 6 in Medical - Drug Stores

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WBA Stock Summary

  • WBA has a higher market value than 94.45% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $42,614,533,438.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95.21% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc are CRH, RELX, DG, TRI, and AFL.
  • WBA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's official web site, go to www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.

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WBA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.92 52-week high $54.79
Prev. close $49.32 52-week low $33.36
Day low $48.43 Volume 7,451,800
Day high $49.27 Avg. volume 9,749,010
50-day MA $41.27 Dividend yield 3.82%
200-day MA $40.36 Market Cap 42.27B

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Company Bio

Walgreens Boots Alliance operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

WBA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$48.92$16.32 -67%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ranked in the 27th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 0.07 -- which is good for besting just 18.01% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than just 23.25% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 51% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 20.86% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

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For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WBA, try LNDC, DAR, KOF, PFGC, and EL.

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Benzinga's Weekly Bulls And Bears: AMD, Marathon, Tesla, Uber, Walgreens And More

* Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. * The week's bullish calls included the electric vehicle leader and a recovering retailer. * A ride-sharing company and a semiconductor maker were among the bearish calls.As the fourth-quarter earnings reporting season got underway last week, the major U.S. indexes lost a little ground. The Dow Jones industrial average concluded the week down about 1%, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq retreated a little more.Of course, much of the attention during the week was focused on the political drama in Washington, D.C. The U.S. president became the first ever to be impeached twice, after the prior week's chaos at the U.S. Capitol. Social media pulled the plug on the president and others who fomented the insu...

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

Walgreens Statement in Support of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 Update

Following President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Update, Walgreens issued the following statement from John Standley, Walgreens president.

Yahoo | January 16, 2021

FOCUS-Some U.S. nursing home residents face delays for COVID-19 vaccines despite extreme risk

A former Arkansas health official is sounding alarms about the pace of coronavirus vaccines being administered to residents of long-term care facilities under a U.S. plan that puts major pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens in charge of many of the shots. Fewer than 10% of doses allocated to those Arkansas seniors have been administered, according to the state health department. The two pharmacies are working with about 40% of the state's facilities.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

West Virginia is vaccinating people faster than California — here’s why

One key to unlocking the logjam of COVID-19 vaccines is in plain view but so far overlooked: the neighborhood retail pharmacy. As of Monday,  9 million people had received at least one dose of the Pfizer (PFE) or Moderna (MRNA) vaccines since they were approved in December. Pfizer’s vaccine must be stored at minus 70 degrees Celsius which complicates inoculation efforts that are not close to specialty freezers.

Yahoo | January 15, 2021

One Family Property Announces Acquisition Of Investment Property

OFP Real Estate, LLC (a/k/a One Family Property) ("OFP") announced today that it closed on the acquisition of a net-leased investment tenanted by Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) located in a Cleveland, Ohio metro market. The investment was acquired with a long-term lease in place, providing stable, strong, and predictable returns. This transaction marked the companies first 2021 acquisition.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

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WBA Price Returns

1-mo 20.23%
3-mo 33.90%
6-mo 23.91%
1-year -6.12%
3-year -29.01%
5-year -30.55%
YTD 22.67%
2020 -29.37%
2019 -10.99%
2018 -3.65%
2017 -10.51%
2016 -1.00%

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