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Which Institutions Own Shares In Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA)?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) is -36.12% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $33.43 and a high of $55.00 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The WBA stock was last observed hovering at around $33.43 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.11%.

Currently trading at $33.32, the stock is -5.62% and -11.27% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 4.9 million and changing -0.33% at the moment leaves the stock -24.33% off its SMA200. WBA registered -30.60% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -28.71%.

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The stock witnessed a -11.00% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -18.51%, and is -2.66% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.08% over the week and 2.36% over the month.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) has around 202000 employees, a market worth around $28.76B and $134.52B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 5.65 and Fwd P/E is 7.15. Profit margin for the company is 4.00%. Distance from 52-week low is -0.33% and -39.42% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.60%).

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) is a “Hold”. 20 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.10, where 16 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 2 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

The EPS is expected to grow by 2.00% this year

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 864.00M, and float is at 714.61M with Short Float at 3.80%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Insider Activity

A total of 2 insider transactions have happened at Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 1 and purchases happening 1 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the company’s 10% Owner. SEC filings show that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. sold 11,000,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Aug 16 at a price of $33.01 per share for a total of $363.11 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 26.25 million shares.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 11 that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (10% Owner) sold a total of 6,000,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 11 and was made at $150.00 per share for $900.0 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 52.85 million shares of the WBA stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Nov 19, SCHLICHTING NANCY M (Director) disposed off 2,725 shares at an average price of $47.16 for $0.13 million. The insider now directly holds 16,570 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA).

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that is trading -30.59% down over the past 12 months and CVS Health Corporation (CVS) that is 19.04% higher over the same period. McKesson Corporation (MCK) is 71.23% up on the 1-year trading charts.

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