WBA * Stock Overview
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and beauty retail company.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$870.00|
|52 Week High||US$1,120.00|
|52 Week Low||US$850.00|
|1 Month Change||-3.07%|
|3 Month Change||-16.75%|
|1 Year Change||-19.44%|
|3 Year Change||-15.30%|
|5 Year Change||-46.19%|
|Change since IPO||142.81%|
Recent News & Updates
|WBA *||MX Consumer Retailing||MX Market|
Return vs Industry: WBA * underperformed the MX Consumer Retailing industry which returned 10.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WBA * underperformed the MX Market which returned 10.7% over the past year.
|WBA * volatility|
|WBA * Average Weekly Movement||5.6%|
|Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement||4.3%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in MX Market||7.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in MX Market||2.6%|
Stable Share Price: WBA * is not significantly more volatile than the rest of MX stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WBA *'s weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and beauty retail company. It operates through two segments, the United States and International. The United States segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, wellness, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Fundamentals Summary
|WBA * fundamental statistics|
Is WBA * overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WBA * income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$106.01b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.86|
|Net Profit Margin||4.36%|
How did WBA * perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Walgreens Boots Alliance undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WBA * (MX$870) is trading below our estimate of fair value (MX$2191.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WBA * is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WBA * is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.2x) compared to the MX Consumer Retailing industry average (15.1x).
PE vs Market: WBA * is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.2x) compared to the MX market (12.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WBA *'s earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WBA * is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the MX Consumer Retailing industry average (1.6x).
How is Walgreens Boots Alliance forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WBA *'s earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: WBA *'s earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WBA *'s earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WBA *'s revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the MX market (5.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WBA *'s revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WBA *'s Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.8%).
How has Walgreens Boots Alliance performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WBA * has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WBA * became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WBA *'s earnings have declined by 13.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WBA * has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: WBA * has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (29.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WBA *'s Return on Equity (18.2%) is considered low.
How is Walgreens Boots Alliance's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WBA *'s short term assets ($16.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($22.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: WBA *'s short term assets ($16.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($38.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WBA *'s net debt to equity ratio (36.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WBA *'s debt to equity ratio has increased from 28.1% to 42.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WBA *'s debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.9%).
Interest Coverage: WBA *'s interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.5x coverage).
What is Walgreens Boots Alliance current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WBA *'s dividend (4.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the MX market (1.78%).
High Dividend: WBA *'s dividend (4.5%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the MX market (5.75%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WBA *'s dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WBA *'s dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.7%), WBA *'s dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (45.5%), WBA *'s dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roz Brewer (59 yo)
Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, also known as Roz, has been Director at Village Practice Management Company, LLC since March 2022. Ms. Brewer has been Chief Executive Officer and Director at Walgreens Boots All...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Roz's total compensation ($USD28.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the MX market ($USD6.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Roz's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: WBA *'s management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: WBA *'s board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
- Ticker: WBA *
- Exchange: BMV
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: Drug Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Implied Market Cap: US$36.624b
- Listing Market Cap: US$746.463b
- Shares outstanding: 863.77m
- Website: https://www.walgreensbootsalliance.com
Number of Employees
- Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
- 108 Wilmot Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/04/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/04/29 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.