Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

NasdaqGS:WBA Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$32.1b

Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 4/6

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 5.2% that is well covered by earnings. Next payment date is on 10 Mar 2023 with an ex-dividend date of 15 Feb 2023.

Key information

5.2%

Dividend yield

-56%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield1.5%
Next dividend pay date10 Mar 23
Ex dividend date15 Feb 23
Dividend per shareUS$1.92
Earnings per share-US$3.44
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y5.3%

Recent dividend updates

Recent updates

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.48

Feb 01
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.48

Walgreens Boots Alliance's (NASDAQ:WBA) Dividend Will Be $0.48

Nov 01
Walgreens Boots Alliance's (NASDAQ:WBA) Dividend Will Be $0.48

Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend is Solid, but it Might Not be Enough

Oct 16
Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend is Solid, but it Might Not be Enough

Walgreens Boots Alliance - A Company In Transition

Oct 14

6%-Yielding Walgreens Is Now Ridiculously Cheap

Oct 08

Here's Why Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Oct 07
Here's Why Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Walgreens to buy remaining 30% stake in Shields Health for $1.37B

Sep 20

Walgreens May Be A Falling Knife, Yet Suits Income Investors

Sep 04

Pharmacy chains ordered to pay ~$650M to Ohio counties for opioid damages - Reuters

Aug 17

Walgreens adds another overhang after San Francisco opioid ruling – BofA

Aug 11

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At $0.48

Aug 08
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At $0.48

Walgreens Has Gotten Way Too Cheap

Aug 01

What Is Walgreens Stock's Outlook After Recent Earnings? Positive

Jul 22

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Jul 17
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Walgreens Boots declares $0.48 dividend

Jul 13

Here's Why Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Jul 03
Here's Why Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Is Walgreens Stock A Buy Before Upcoming Earnings? Watch Potential Divestments And Health Segment's Growth

Jun 28

Walgreens Boots Alliance: Resetting For A Comeback

Jun 13

Walgreens: High Debt Is Risky But Can Also Act As A Positive Catalyst

Jun 03

Walgreens: Selling Boots Could Revive Wall Street Interest

May 02

The Long Walgreens Investor: Putting Bear Arguments In Context

Apr 13

Walgreens: A Quality Recession-Proof Stock

Mar 29

Walgreens: Signs Of Green Shoots

Mar 21

Is Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Using Too Much Debt?

Mar 10
Is Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Using Too Much Debt?

Walgreens Struggling To Thrive In The Changing Healthcare Market

Feb 17

Walgreens Boots Alliance: An Almost Perfect Bet

Jan 13

Dividend Sleuthing: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Dec 13

Walgreens Is Struggling To Grow, Yet Its Valuation Is Attractive

Nov 21

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Oct 25
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Turning Negative On Walgreens: EPS And Revenue Estimates Continue Downward Trek

Oct 25

Walgreens Aims For Rapid Growth

Oct 19

Walgreens: Good Bye Vs. Good Buy

Oct 07

Walgreens (NASDAQ:WBA) has High Debt, but Here is Why They Can Successfully Manage It

Sep 21
Walgreens (NASDAQ:WBA) has High Debt, but Here is Why They Can Successfully Manage It

4 Reasons Walgreens Is Set To Soar And Too Cheap To Ignore

Sep 19

Walgreens Boots Alliance Has Little Upside

Sep 03

Walgreens Boots Alliance's (NASDAQ:WBA) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.48

Aug 03
Walgreens Boots Alliance's (NASDAQ:WBA) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.48

Walgreens Boots Alliance And Buffett's 10x Pretax Rule

Aug 02

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.48

Jul 19
Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At US$0.48

Walgreens Boots Alliance: Buy On The Weakness

Jul 13

4 Reasons Why The Walgreens Sell-Off After Q3 FY2021 Earnings Was Overdone

Jul 02

CVS Health and Walgreens regain lost momentum thanks to immunization drive

Jun 18

We Think Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Jun 11
We Think Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayFeb 02 2023Ex Dividend DateFeb 15 2023Dividend Pay DateMar 10 202323 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 13 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend Yield vs Market
How does WBA dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (WBA)5.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.2%
Industry Average (Consumer Retailing)1.5%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (WBA)5.3%

Notable Dividend: WBA's dividend (5.16%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).

High Dividend: WBA's dividend (5.16%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.21%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
8/31/20252.045
8/31/20242.018
8/31/20231.968
2/2/20231.925.16
10/29/20221.925
10/13/20221.925.6
4/30/20221.915
1/27/20221.914.09
10/20/20211.913.85
7/14/20211.913.96
4/22/20211.873.56
1/28/20211.873.65
10/29/20201.874.51
10/15/20201.875.1
7/9/20201.874.88
4/22/20201.834.34
1/30/20201.833.89
10/23/20191.833.18
7/10/20191.833.42
4/18/20191.763.33
1/25/20191.762.76
10/24/20181.762.31
6/28/20181.762.55
4/11/20181.62.48
1/18/20181.62.3
10/24/20171.62.25
7/12/20171.62.06
4/20/20171.51.84
1/26/20171.51.79
10/12/20161.51.81
7/13/20161.51.85
4/12/20161.441.79
1/28/20161.441.8
10/14/20151.441.72
7/9/20151.441.6
1/15/20151.351.62
10/8/20141.351.98
8/6/20141.352.2
4/9/20141.261.79
1/9/20141.261.99
10/9/20131.262.16
7/10/20131.262.46
4/10/20131.12.27
1/10/20131.12.61
10/10/20121.13.12
6/19/20121.13.24
4/9/20120.92.75

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: WBA is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (118%), WBA's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.


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