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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) which is in the industry Drug Stores, gaining 0.49% today. In the last week its performance is 3.83%, and 4.28% for the past quarter. Currently, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., WBA has a target price of 92.79, so today’s gain of 0.49% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.33%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), has a market cap of 88723.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 12.92%, and institutional ownership is 61.40%.

At the current price of 83.32, it has a dividend yield of 1.81%, and its target price is 92.79. This is with a profit margin of 2.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.44. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has a P/E of 28.57, as well as a forward P/E of 16.59.

With a current EPS of 2.9, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.84%,Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.16%.

Performance for the year is -9.62%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is -1.74%.

Volume today for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA), is 3574185, while its average volume is 4986.98. Whilst the total gain today was 0.49%, it did have a day high of -2.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., WBA has been 17.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.77%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.00%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has an operating margin of 4.90%. With a sales growth of 2.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., WBA is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.43, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.17, and the P/S is 0.76, along with a P/B of 2.9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 26.96.

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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