|Period||Period Low||Period High||Performance|
|1-Month||$65.75 +6.74% on 11/07/17||$73.83 -4.94% on 11/13/17||+3.31 (+4.95%)|
|3-Month||$63.82 +9.97% on 10/27/17||$83.89 -16.34% on 09/12/17||-11.28 (-13.85%)|
|52-Week||$63.82 +9.97% on 10/27/17||$88.00 -20.25% on 02/21/17||-14.82 (-17.44%)|
Publicly-traded company Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) had a closing price of $70.18 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $86.25, this means that the stock is underpriced by 18.632%.
In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $63.82 to $88.00.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 71.58, its 20-day moving average is 70.71 and its 100-day moving average is 75.60. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) currently has 990360 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $70.03B.
The Details: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Financial Health
There is more than one indicator we can consider while evaluating a potential stock’s financial performance. For example, we can find out a public company’s profit margin, which lets us know how much of a company’s net sales revenue was retained as earnings – which we calculate by dividing net income by total sales revenue. WBA currently has a profit margin of 3.40%.
It’s also useful to check out a company’s operating margin, which lets us know how much profit is retained after taking operating costs and depreciation into consideration. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) has an operating margin of 4.70%.
We can also look at Return on Assets, which is a percentage that tells us how good a public company is at using its current assets to generate a profit. Higher percentages mean that the company is better at using its assets. At the moment, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Return on Assets is 5.70%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When selecting stocks to purchase, many investors want to know what Wall Street analysts are thinking before they pull the trigger. They often look for the average analyst rating. At the moment, the average analyst rating for WBA is Moderate Buy. Out of 15 total analysts who were surveyed, 2 rated it a Moderate Buy, 5 rated it hold, and 8 rated it a Strong Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) was a Moderate Buy – from a survey of 15 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 2 rated the company a Hold, 3 rated it a Moderate Buy, and 10 rated it a Strong Buy.
Understanding Profitability at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)
A good method of evaluating a public company’s profitability is by taking a look at its Earnings per Share (EPS) performance. In the most recent financial results released by Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., for the quarter ending on 2017-08-31, the company posted EPS of 1.31. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 1.21.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 1.26, compared to 1.1 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 16 analysts is 30.35 billion – compared to $28.5 billion posted in the year-ago period.