Stock Price of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Increases 3.53%

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 0.05% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 4.94% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 8.08% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a negative value of -1.76 compared to overall market performance. Stocks of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) rallied by 3.53% during the past week but lost 0.61% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.69% in the past week but underperformed the index by 2.39% in the last 4 weeks.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $82.38 and hit $83.46 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $83.31, with a gain of 1.13% or 0.93 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,401,200 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $88 and the company has a market cap of $89,926 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $73.88 .

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 5, 2017. The company reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.09. The company had revenue of $28501.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $29266.30 million. The companys revenue was down -1.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc was Upgraded by Atlantic Equities to Overweight on Feb 6, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 8, 2017, Ornella Barra (COO) purchased 124,000 shares at 80.72 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Janice M. Babiak (director) purchased 600 shares at 80.68 per share price.On Nov 29, 2016, Kathleen Wilson-thompson (EVP and Global Chief HRO) sold 5,700 shares at 85.05 per share price.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a retail drugstore chain. The Company sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, as well as general merchandise products, including household items, convenience and fresh foods, personal care, beauty care, photofinishing and candy. Its pharmacy, health and wellness services include retail, specialty, infusion and respiratory services, mail service and convenient care clinics. The Company offers its products and services through drugstores, as well as through mail, by telephone and online. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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