As of Wednesday close, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s (NASDAQ:WBA) stock was down -$0.03, moving down -0.07 percent to $41.76. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 5,509,980 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $1.37 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 7,289,155, while in the previous 50 days, it was 7,922,988.
Since last month, WBA stock rose 17.57%. Shares of the company fell to $34.07 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $55.00 was reached on 01/11/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $30.39. Since the beginning of this year, WBA’s stock price has dropped by -19.94% or -$10.40, and marked a new high 4 times. However, the stock has declined by -24.07% since its 52-week high.
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WBA stock investors should be aware that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 7 days ago on Nov 18. Ban Kevin M., the EVP, Chief Medical Officer of the company, disposed of 10,303 shares for $40.19 on Nov 18. It resulted in a $414,108 divestment by the insider. SCHLICHTING NANCY M sold 16,570 shares at an average price of $39.89 on Nov 17. The insider now owns 5,515 shares following the transaction. On Nov 07, 10% Owner Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. sold 13,234,153 shares at $154.60 apiece. The transaction was valued at $2,046,000,054.
Right now, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) has a P/E ratio of about 8.35. The stock’s beta is 0.70. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.27, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.43, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 72.20 may also be considered.
The latest dividend of $0.48 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.48. On Wednesday July 13 2022, a $0.0025 dividend increase was announced.
In the three months ended August 30, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.40, while its current ratio was 0.70, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending August 30 was 0.46, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.50. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 21.30% percent. In the year ended August 30, operating margins totaled 1.30%. Based on annual data, WBA earned $28.27 billion in gross profit and brought in $132.7 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 4.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 16.60%.
In Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for August 30, it reported total debt of $10.62 billion against cash and short-term investments of $1.11 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. WBA’s revenue rose 9.42% to $32.6 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $32.45 billion. While analysts expected Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. to report $0.77 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.8 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 3.90%. During the quarter, the company generated -$246.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. were 60.76 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended August 30, and its total debt was $36.41 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $864.81 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s (WBA) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 39.85%, the RSI 9-day stood at 72.56% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. price is up by +3.39% percent or $1.37. At present, WBA shares trade +17.60% above its 20-day simple moving average and +8.44% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +20.10% above its SMA50 and -16.13% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 93.63% and Stochastic coefficient D was 85.56%, while ATR was 1.20. Given the Stochastic reading of 97.00% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 70.00%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.62, while the 14-day reading stands at 1.65.