Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) PT Lowered to $81.00

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. Jefferies maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 24 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.44% of shares outstanding. Past 5 years growth of WBA observed at 15.40%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 9.40%. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 12 analysts is at 6.06%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 6.31 and 5.87. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $117. (WBA)'s shares projecting a $86.65 target price. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 1.07 and a quick ratio of 0.59. The stock has a market cap of $90.12 billion, a PE ratio of 22.09 and a beta of 1.18. The stock touched 52-week High of $88.00 on 02/21/17 and 52-week Low of $63.82 on 10/27/17. (NASDAQ:WBA) tumbled -14.97% year-to-date. The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $30.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.93 billion.

The average 1-year price target for United Technologies Corporation (UTX) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $128.94/share. The company's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.66 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 0.00, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 2.36. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark legislation.

Taking a look at insider trading at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,728 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 213 shares in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.27%. Using historical growth rates, for example, may provide an inaccurate PEG ratio if future growth rates are predictable to deviate from historical growth rates. The total amount of shares outstanding is 988.93 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 69.59 billion. The authority will not be liable for anyone who makes stock portfolio or financial decisions as per the editorial, which is based only on limited and open source information. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. As traders, we are more interested to take part in strong moves and don't join moves that show weakness - or we may even watch for an entry in the opposite direction of a weak move. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.37, for a total transaction of $184,324.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $67.00 per share, with a total value of $1,340,000.00. The firm owned 138,316 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock after selling 21,657 shares during the period. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. (NASDAQ:EBAY) are owned by insiders with -0.66% six-month change in the insider ownership. Hudock Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.5% during the second quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,306 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $102,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares during the period. At the time of writing Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Finally, WealthTrust Arizona LLC increased its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Zions Bancorporation raised its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 983.3% during the third quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 3,027 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $243,000 after acquiring an additional 16 shares during the period.

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