Amerisource stock leaps on Walgreens takeover news

Amerisource stock leaps on Walgreens takeover news

Amerisource stock leaps on Walgreens takeover news

The Wall Street Journal reported on the potential deal on Monday, but said talks were in early stages.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s insider ownership stands at 0.2 percent, while its insider transaction is 1.02 percent. The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector with a market capitalization of 67.42 Million.

Walgreens may also be looking to compete with Amazon, which has indicated an interest in the healthcare and pharmaceutical businesses.

We believe, Walgreen's latest decision to acquire AmerisourceBergen's remaining stake, comes close on the heels of its rival CVS Health's CVS huge $69-billion acquisition deal of health insurer, Aetna Inc AET.

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Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) closed the previous trading session at $101.76, experiencing a change of -1.03% with 2,857,719 shares trading hands. Analyst's mean target price for WBA is $86.13 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.20. The degree to which a PEG ratio value indicates an over or underpriced stock varies by industry and by company type; though a broad rule of thumb is that a PEG ratio below one is desirable. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 9 analyst (s) whereas last month 9 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 10 think it is Hold.

Apple's annual dividend increases have ranged from 8 to 15 percent since the payment was reinstated at a split-adjusted 38 cents per share almost six years ago. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$88 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$63.82.

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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. The stock is now moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.56% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -7.03 percent.

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Analysts expect Reis, Inc. The low EPS estimate is $2.27, while the high EPS estimate is $2.84. Analysts have placed a $67.2 price target on NIKE, Inc., suggesting a 2.02% gain from recent close.

The price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio) is a stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio divided by the growth rate of its earnings for a specified time period. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 4.78% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.67%. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of -0.36%.

EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 1.54.

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