Mondrian Investment Partners LTD Cuts Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

Mondrian Investment Partners LTD Cuts Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Retail sales fell 2.8% in the first quarter compared with the year-ago period due to declines in consumables and general merchandise sales. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 3,027 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $243,000 after purchasing an additional 16 shares in the last quarter.

Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding firm for Citizens Community Federal N.A. that provides various consumer, and commercial and agricultural banking services and products primarily in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and MI, the United States. Pathstone Family Office LLC lifted its holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 226.6% during the 2nd quarter. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $71.22 bln. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 50,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,350,000.

In other news, Director John Anthony Lederer purchased 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. Zions Bancorporation now owns 1,365 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $105,000 after purchasing an additional 1,239 shares during the last quarter. The 43132 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$1.5 per share. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.37, for a total value of $184,324.32. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

According to Baker Hughes, a GE company's Insider ownership is at 0.20%.

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ WBA) opened at $75.51 on Thursday. Currently, the stock has a 3 months average volume of 17.22 million. The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.36. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.41 and as high as 1.32. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 69,985,653 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $5,480,577,000 after purchasing an additional 1,926,108 shares during the last quarter. Adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter was $1.28 per share, beating estimates of $1.26 per share. The business had revenue of $30.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $30.39 billion.


WBA has price to earnings growth ratio of 1.53, it is adding factors in a stock's estimated earnings growth into its current valuation that showed 18.96 by price to earning ration.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were trading higher by 1.41 percent ($0.64) at $46.08 a piece in Thursday's session. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has a twelve month low of $63.82 and a twelve month high of $88.00.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 12th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's payout ratio is 42.33%. BidaskClub raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. H.C. Wainwright initiated the shares of ITEK in report on Tuesday, September 20 with "Buy" rating. 10 of them rate its stock a hold.

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