Nwam LLC Increases Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

More interesting news about Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “Rite Aid share prices fall on report regarding Walgreens deal” published on June 09, 2017 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com’s news article titled: “Will Walgreens-Rite Aid Deal Fall Flat on FTC Blockade?” with publication date: June 12, 2017. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 5.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 18,770 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 424 shares during the period.Current levels places Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company.The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) is a huge mover today! Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 97,753 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock worth $7,935,000 after buying an additional 17,602 shares during the last quarter. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since June 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 31,162 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock worth $2,512,000 after buying an additional 825 shares during the period. Finally, Truepoint Inc. increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.4% in the first quarter. This is built on a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Scharf Investments LLC increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 54.7% in the fourth quarter. The expected future growth in earnings per share (“EPS”) is an incredibly important factor in identifying an under-valued stock. The pharmacy operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.36. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 53,692 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $4,459,000 after buying an additional 15,886 shares in the last quarter.Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 52-week low of $76.26 and a 52-week high of $88.00.Infinera Corp.(NASDAQ:INFN) jumped 3.92% and closed at $11.39 in the last trading session. Following last close company’s stock, is 3.81% above their SMA 50 and -12.05% below the 52-week high. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 42.0% in the first quarter. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $70. The firm has a market capitalization of $84.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.16 and a beta of 1.20. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 21 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Investors acquired 23,262 call options on the company. The day’s total volume of 23988 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 9.21K.The share price of the company (NASDAQ:WBA) was up +1.32%, with a high of 83.06 during the day and the volume of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. shares traded was 4370035. The business had revenue of $29.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.17 billion.02/06/2017 – Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was upgraded to ” by analysts at Atlantic Equities. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter previous year. WBA’s profit would be $1.43 billion giving it 15.70 P/E if the $1.32 EPS is correct. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Wednesday, March 22nd.The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th were issued a $0.375 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 16th. Walgreens Boots Alliance’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 38.36%.COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. Finally, M&T Bank Corp raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 2.8% in the third quarter. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, January 22 by Robert W. Baird. They now have a United States dollars 85 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Thursday, April 6th. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $90.62.In other news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 3rd. 735 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $700,308 were sold by ALBERG TOM A. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 2,078 shares worth $1.99 million. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Credit Suisse maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) on Thursday, September 1 with “Outperform” rating. The Company is a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. The Company operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.