Setting A New 52 Week Low, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Nasdaq:WBA) Closing At $53.22

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Nasdaq:WBA)

April 23rd, 2019

Amidst rising markets Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc fell ($0.88) Tuesday, a 1.63% decline, closing at $53.22. As well as the drop in value, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc hit a new 52 week low of $53.17, breaking the previous low of $53.32 from earlier this month.

WBA was outperformed by the rest of the Consumer Staples sector which went down only -0.12%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is listed on the DOW index, and was one of 8 stocks that fell today. Weighted by market cap, WBA represents about 0.65% of the DOW.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 91 stocks that dropped today. Weighted by market cap, WBA represents about 0.19% of the S&P 500.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is listed on NASDAQ 100, and was one of 13 stocks that dropped today. Weighted by market cap, WBA represents about 0.19% of NASDAQ 100.

Results from 21 analysts suggest that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc could grow quite a bit (13.55%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $78.38.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Healthcare saw the biggest increase of the day (1.59%), while Consumer Staples saw the biggest drop (-0.12%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 25.74%. The biggest loss this year has been the Healthcare sector falling -0.69%.

Healthcare saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -4.33%, as it went up 1.59%. Consumer Staples saw a turn around from its 5-day performance of 0.92% trading down -0.12%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Healthcare went up with a 1.59% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 1.22% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 1.13% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 1.12% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.89% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 0.85% change.
  • Financials went up with a 0.58% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.44% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 0.37% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.04% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.12% change.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Info

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of retail products, including health, beauty, personal care, consumable, and general merchandise products through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics. It also provides specialty pharmacy services and mail services; and manages in-store clinics. As of August 31, 2018, this segment operated 9,560 retail stores under the Walgreens and Duane Reade brands in the United States; and 7 specialty pharmacies, as well as approximately 400 in-store clinic locations. The Retail Pharmacy International segment sells prescription drugs; and health, beauty, personal care, and other consumer products through its pharmacy-led health and beauty stores and optical practices, as well as through boots.com and an integrated mobile application. This segment operated 4,767 retail stores under the Boots, Benavides, and Ahumada in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Norway, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Chile; and 618 optical practices, including 167 on a franchise basis. The Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment engages in the wholesale and distribution of specialty and generic pharmaceuticals, health and beauty products, and home healthcare supplies and equipment, as well as provides related services to pharmacies and other healthcare providers. This segment operates in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Turkey, Spain, the Netherlands, Egypt, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania. The company has a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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