Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), hence the stock is down -4.35% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.62% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.87% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -0.17% in the past 4 weeks. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.17% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.58%.
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA): The stock opened at $84.34 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $84.38 for the day. The stock traded down to $82.25 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $82.51 with a loss of -1.52% for the day. The stock had closed at $83.78 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,818,654 shares.
The company Insiders own 21.1% of Walgreens Boots Alliance shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 60.23% of Walgreens Boots Alliance shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -6.7%. In a related news,The officer (EVP and Global Chief HRO) of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., Wilson-Thompson Kathleen sold 29,695 shares at $81 on July 8, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $2,405,295. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The Company is a global pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, which consists of the Walgreens business, including the operation of retail drugstores and convenient care clinics, in addition to providing specialty pharmacy services; Retail Pharmacy International, which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmacy-led health and beauty stores, optical practices and related contract manufacturing operations, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale, which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution businesses. Its portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as global health and beauty product brands, including No7, Botanics, and Soap & Glory. Walgreens Boots Alliance, through its subsidiary, Liz Earle Beauty Co. Ltd, offers the Liz Earle skincare brand.