Zacks Rating on Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 5 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 14 research analysts is 1.82, which indicates as a Buy.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) : 13 investment research analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) have an average price target of $92.54 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $103 and the lowest target is $79 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $6.51 of the average price.


Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has dropped 0.05% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 1.45% in the last 4 weeks. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is up 7.26% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -1.92%. Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $83 with an intraday high of $83.07. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $82.27. However, the stock managed to close at $82.38, a loss of 0.44% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $82.74. The total traded volume of the day was 1,883,860 shares.

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.

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