Walgreens In Talks To Buy AmerisourceBergen

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$21.75 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$26.4. It is kind of a like a radar for how "in-play" a stock is. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 1.57x their normal volume. Active and passive investors always require every bit of information available regarding his chosen security and this include keeping close watch on fundamental and technical data.

Is The Stock Safe to Invest?

AmerisourceBergen "will nearly certainly be worth less when owned by Walgreens than it is as a stand-alone company", according to RBC Capital. The latest exchange of 0.74 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 1.5 Million shares.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. From a safety point of view, a company's size and market value do matter. However, small cap stocks have greater potential for growth. RBC Capital Markets' analysts wrote that it's hard to see merit in Walgreens getting involved in the tricky world of pharmaceutical wholesaling, an industry fraught with structural challenges. This figure implies that over the next one year, COP is a better investment.

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Is The Stock A Good Investment? They set an "outperform" rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. The company has a market capitalization of $67,820.00, a PE ratio of 18.89, a P/E/G ratio of 1.16 and a beta of 1.18. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and EPS is the earnings per share. In last 4 months performance of BXE was -53.69% while its price to sale ratio is 0.32 and price to book ratio is 0.09. The current share price indicates that stock is -14.35% away from its one year high and is moving 11.01% ahead of its 52-week low. A tie-up could add 10% to WBA's fiscal 2018 non-GAAP EPS estimate of $5.93. This is why the price to earnings ratio is often called a price multiple or earnings multiple.

The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -10.91%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -5.96% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. WBA stock price revealed pessimistic move of -10.91% comparing average price of last 200 days.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score between 0-9 that reflects nine criteria used to determine the strength of a company's financial position. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., is based in Deerfield, Illinois. (NASDAQ:BHF) are owned by insiders with N/A six-month change in the insider ownership. The Weekly Volatility is 4.30% and the Monthly Volatility is 2.20%. Short-term as well long term shareholders always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded N/A as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.26 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.26. Needham & Company LLC decreased their price target on Walgreens Boots Alliance to $86.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Nasdaq Journal; however, human error can exist.

  • Ronnie Bowen