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

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA): $48.31

-0.15 (-0.31%)

POWR Rating

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  • WBA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 86.91% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WBA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • WBA's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 60.45% of US stocks).

WBA Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WBA is 6.24 -- better than 94.25% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • WBA's price/sales ratio is 0.3; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 5.05% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc are CRH, ALL, AFL, DG, and BF.B.
  • 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

  • WBA's price/earnings ratio is 19.4; this is 14.35% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • WBA's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • WBA's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 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 2021-09-03 0.3 2.0 19.4 23.3
WBA 2021-09-02 0.3 2.0 19.6 23.4
WBA 2021-09-01 0.3 2.0 19.0 23.1
WBA 2021-08-31 0.3 2.0 19.2 23.2
WBA 2021-08-30 0.3 1.9 18.4 22.7
WBA 2021-08-27 0.3 1.9 18.3 22.6

WBA Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.83%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 36.16%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -54.72%.
WBA's revenue has moved up $3.4418e+10 over the prior 70 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
2021-06-30 137,862 6,396 2,288
2021-03-31 138,463 5,556 -617
2020-12-31 141,504 5,618 -697
2020-09-30 139,537 5,484 456
2020-06-30 138,744 5,777 760
2020-03-31 138,704 6,883 3,493

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 60.31% of graded US stocks.
  • WBA's asset turnover comes in at 1.535 -- ranking 73rd of 164 Retail stocks.
  • SGU, NGVC, and AZO 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
2021-05-31 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
2020-02-29 1.750 0.212 0.087

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 1.98 (Hold)

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WBA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.31 52-week high $57.05
Prev. close $48.46 52-week low $33.36
Day low $48.24 Volume 3,457,400
Day high $48.67 Avg. volume 5,756,088
50-day MA $48.40 Dividend yield 3.95%
200-day MA $49.73 Market Cap 41.79B

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.

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Latest WBA News From Around the Web

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.

Walgreens Announces Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available Nationwide for Eligible Individuals

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 24, 2021--Walgreens announced today that eligible individuals can now receive Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccinations in stores nationwide, following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization and new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) closed at $48.46, marking a +0.94% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Is WBA Stock A Buy? Dow Giant Ramps Up Investments Amid Covid Booster Push

Walgreens sold off following earnings but is ramping up vaccination efforts for Covid booster shots. Is Walgreens stock a buy?

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

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WBA Price Returns

1-mo 0.98%
3-mo -6.47%
6-mo -6.90%
1-year 41.87%
3-year -26.27%
5-year -30.43%
YTD 24.56%
2020 -29.37%
2019 -10.99%
2018 -3.65%
2017 -10.51%
2016 -1.00%

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