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Recession-Proof Your Portfolio: eBay Inc. (EBAY), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

23 December 2018

Additionally, 5 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment.

At the time of writing, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Bridgewater Associates LP grew its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 109.1% in the 2nd quarter.

Despite the lacklustre worldwide performance, Walgreens Boots Alliance saw double digit percentage growth in earnings per share and an overall sales rise of 9.9 per cent to $33.8bn. The stock has come back -11.10% weekly shift, because it was maintained at -11.19% in the one month period. Walgreens joined the Dow Jones industrial average earlier this year, and its stock price is down 4 per cent since the beginning of the year. Market capitalization refers to the total dollar market value of a company's outstanding shares. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Analyst's mean target amount for the company is 78.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 73,756 shares of company stock valued at $5,824,194. Institutional investors possessed 65.10% shares of the company and 0.20% shares are owned by insiders. Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Walgreens Boots Alliance. If EPS of $1.43 is announced the profit of WBA could be $1.35 billion giving it 12.81 P/E.

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During the first quarter, the company declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.44 per share. Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit a company earns about its overall resources. Consensus estimates call for $6.54 in EPS and $137.74 billion in revenue for the year. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products. Furthermore, over the 90.00 days, the stock was able to yield 2.82 percent. Walgreens Boots Alliance's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 29.24%. (NASDAQ:WBA), as the stock has slumped over the last five sessions. That boost the price to $17.40 per share, as observed on December 18th, 2018, at a time when the total trading volume reached 3,173,009 shares of stock - compared to the typical average of 3.32M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). This stock was downgraded to a rating of Sell in the eyes of Goldman, whereas its previous rating was Neutral in the eyes of Goldman, as reported on Friday, December 14th, 2018. (NASDAQ:WBA) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 12. ValuEngine upgraded Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, September 21st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. WoodTrust Financial Corp now owns 31,178 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $2,273,000 after acquiring an additional 656 shares during the last quarter.

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In a push to leverage technology to improve patient outcomes and lower health care costs, Walgreens and a sister company of Google are teaming up to do things like getting patients to stay on their meds and develop devices with sensors that can "help prevent, manage, screen and diagnose disease". The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.

Recession-Proof Your Portfolio: eBay Inc. (EBAY), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)