Insider Trading Alert: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Analysts See Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The firm owned $19.77 million shares of the company's stock after selling 338535 shares during the period. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. now has a Weekly performance of -2.85%, monthly performance percentage is 4.95 percent, Quarterly performance is -14.16 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of -13.85% and Yearly Performance is -17.44 percent. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock.

Over the past three months, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. insiders have been net sellers, acquiring a net of 114,099 shares. Comparatively, WBA posted earnings of $0 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. In this case, shares are 9.97% higher, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on October 27, 2017, but are collecting gains at -13.85% for the past six months.

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) stock price is moving Upswing along with the volume 7.2 million shares in recent session. OPK trades with a P/S ratio of 2.33. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has a one year low of $63.82 and a one year high of $88.00. (WBA) is 11.9 percent. (NASDAQ:WBA) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 8.03 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 12.08 and sector's optimum level is 53.41.

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) now has a "Buy" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 18th will be paid a $0.375 dividend. This represents a $1.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is now 42.33%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. It tells an investor how quickly a company is increasing its revenues.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Thursday, October 29 with "Buy" rating.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on WBA shares.

Day traders strive to make money by exploiting minute price movements in individual assets (usually stocks, though currencies, futures, and options are traded as well), usually leveraging large amounts of capital to do so, therefore they trade on Stocks in Play. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. Loop Capital set a $90.00 price target on Walgreens Boots Alliance and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Credit Suisse maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

At 9:45 a.m. ET (1345 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 29.65 points, or 0.12 percent, at 24,210.29 and the S&P 500 was up 1.02 points, or 0.04 percent, at 2,630.59.

In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) ended its day at $39.21 with the rising stream of 1.24% and its total traded volume was 2.14 million shares less than the average volume. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 16,415 shares in the company, valued at $1,105,878.55. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 50,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,350,000.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) opened at $71.05 on Thursday. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and global copyright & trademark legislation. Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance during the 2nd quarter worth about $13,701,000.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company.

Novo Nordisk A/S, a healthcare company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide.

GuoDa, which operates and franchises 3,500 retail pharmacies across 70 cities in China, said the Walgreens investment would help its nationwide expansion plans. The company has market cap of $69.50 billion.

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