Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) registered a 0.28% increase, still its new closing price is 16.10% up from the company’s 1 year high of 88.00.It posted -0.27% losses in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 7 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 0 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 9 buy or better ratings. The 25 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $94.35, with individual PT in the $79.00-$100.00 range. The shares moved at $81.50, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 6.96% in twelve months time.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) SEC Form 4 News
The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a -1.52% fall year to date. A EVP and Global Chief HRO at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Monday November 28, 2016. Wilson-Thompson Kathleen sold 5,700 shares in the company at $85.05 each and collected $484,001 in proceeds. Wilson-Thompson Kathleen now owns 101,501 shares in the company after this transaction. A EVP, Chief Commercial Officer in the company, Murphy Ken, disclosed a transaction on Friday November 18, 2016 that ended up generating $8,503,001 from the sale of 102,172 shares at $83.23 per share.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Upcoming Results on Tap
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. will next provide financial results for the November 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $1.23 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $31 billion.
Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $28.5 billion in revenue and EPS of $1.10. The mean forecast was for $29.19 billion and $1.10 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $28.64 billion, with earnings at $1.07/share.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Brokerage Update
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) is in Jefferies’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were upgraded to Buy from Hold by Jefferies, according to news reported on Monday October 17, 2016.Another important research note was issued by Mizuho on Tuesday March 01, 2016.The firm upgraded WBA to Buy from Neutral. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), have changed 3.51% and -0.52%, respectively.