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How has Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.:(NASDAQ:WBA) performed recently?

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 85675.75. It is in the Drug Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 27.21, a forward P/E of 15.83 and EPS of 2.9. At a stock price of 79.48 (0.67%) it has a dividend yield of 1.90%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 100.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.58% and more long-term 13.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -14.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.40%.

For performance, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.93%. For the last month performance for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is -4.95%. While the last quarter is -2.64% and half year, 2.16%. Finally for the year, performance is -16.22%.

The 52-week high for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is at -16.86%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.86% and -2.06% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.49%, and for the month it is 1.64%. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., has a target price of 92.79.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.43, and for total debt/equity Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has 0.44. The gross margin is 25.80%, while operating margin is 4.90%, the profit margin is 2.70%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 12.92%, with instituitional ownership at 61.30%. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a payout ratio of 49.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1085.19. The shares float is 937.65, with the float short at 1.25%, with short ratio coming to 2.3.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., get 4.70%, with its returns on investment at 8.00%. Return on equity is 10.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 92.79, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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