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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 4:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 37.17
  • Sector Healthcare
  • Industry Pharmaceutical Retailers
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 36.64  –  37.53
  • Year Range 30.39  –  50.97
  • Market Cap 32.0593 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 6.0 Mil /  6.6 Mil
  • Price / Sales 0.24
  • Price / Book 1.56
  • Forward Div Yield 5.42%
  • Trailing Div Yield 5.15%

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Walgreens Increases Full-Year Sales Guidance; Maintaining $48 FVE

Julie Utterback Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Julie Utterback |

No-moat Walgreens Boots Alliance reported solid 2023 first-quarter results with sales and EPS mainly in line with our expectations on an adjusted basis. After slight adjustments to our full-year outlook, our assumptions remain in line with guidance, and we are maintaining our $48 fair value estimate. Shares appear undervalued.

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Business Description

Walgreens Boots Alliance is a leading retail pharmacy chain with about 13,000 stores in the U.S. and internationally. Walgreens’ core strategy involves brick-and-mortar retail pharmacy locations in high-traffic areas, with nearly 80% of the U.S. population living within 5 miles of a store. Currently, the company has a leading share of the domestic prescription drug market at about 20%. In 2021, the company sold a majority of its Alliance Healthcare wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen for $6.5 billion, doubling down on its core pharmacy efforts and ventures in strategic growth areas in primary care (VillageMD) and digital offerings. The company also has equity stakes in AmerisourceBergen (29%) and Sinopharm Holding Guoda Drugstore (40%).

108 Wilmot Road
Deerfield, IL, 60015
Industry Pharmaceutical Retailers
Employees 325,000

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FAQs for Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Stock

Yes. WBA has a forward dividend yield of 5.42%. See WBA’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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WBA’s market cap is 32.06 Bil.
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WBA’s stock style is Mid Value.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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WBA’s price/sales is 0.24.
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WBA’s price/forward earnings is 7.86.
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WBA’s price/book is 1.56.
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WBA’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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