Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) : Highpoint Advisor Group scooped up 57,304 additional shares in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 109,711 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $9,141,121.Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approximately 3.23% of Highpoint Advisor Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cetera Advisors reduced its stake in WBA by selling 1,570 shares or 11.33% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,284 shares of WBA which is valued at $1,023,503. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.08% of Cetera Advisors’s portfolio.Gamco Investors Et Al boosted its stake in WBA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 65,778 additional shares and now holds a total of 450,074 shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc which is valued at $36,244,459. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.23% of Gamco Investors Et Al’s portfolio.Intrust Bank Na reduced its stake in WBA by selling 5,317 shares or 36.09% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,417 shares of WBA which is valued at $749,593. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.30% of Intrust Bank Na’s portfolio.Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reduced its stake in WBA by selling 2,863 shares or 1.48% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 190,516 shares of WBA which is valued at $15,098,393. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 0.12% of Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado’s portfolio.Cambridge Advisors reduced its stake in WBA by selling 527 shares or 1.1% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 47,425 shares of WBA which is valued at $3,791,155. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc makes up approx 1.68% of Cambridge Advisors’s portfolio.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc closed down -0.06 points or -0.07% at $82.59 with 27,57,209 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $82.32, the shares hit an intraday low of $82.015 and an intraday high of $82.825 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Jul 6, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.14. The company had revenue of $29498.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $29719.29 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.02 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Jul 7, 2016 to “Mkt Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $90 .Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc was Resumed by BofA/Merrill to “Buy” on Jun 7, 2016.
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.