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Walgreens Boots Alliance PB Ratio

: 1.35 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2022-08-15), Walgreens Boots Alliance's share price is $41.07. Walgreens Boots Alliance's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in May. 2022 was $30.38. Hence, Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio of today is 1.35.

Good Sign:

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stock PB Ratio (=1.34) is close to 10-year low of 1.24

The historical rank and industry rank for Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

WBA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24   Med: 2.38   Max: 3.5
Current: 1.35

During the past 13 years, Walgreens Boots Alliance's highest PB Ratio was 3.50. The lowest was 1.24. And the median was 2.38.

WBA's PB Ratio is ranked better than
72.89% of 616 companies
in the Healthcare Providers & Services industry
Industry Median: 2.27 vs WBA: 1.35

During the past 12 months, Walgreens Boots Alliance's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 18.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -0.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -1.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 4.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Walgreens Boots Alliance was 21.30% per year. The lowest was -3.90% per year. And the median was 13.60% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Walgreens Boots Alliance PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Annual Data
Trend Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19 Aug20 Aug21
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.04 2.51 1.95 1.59 1.88

Walgreens Boots Alliance Quarterly Data
Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22
PB Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.06 1.88 1.47 1.49 1.44

Competitive Comparison

For the Pharmaceutical Retailers subindustry, Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PB Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Walgreens Boots Alliance PB Ratio Distribution

For the Healthcare Providers & Services industry and Healthcare sector, Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio falls into.



Walgreens Boots Alliance PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Walgreens Boots Alliance's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: May. 2022)
=41.07/30.376
=1.35

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Walgreens Boots Alliance  (NAS:WBA) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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Walgreens Boots Alliance Business Description

Walgreens Boots Alliance logo
Address
108 Wilmot Road, Deerfield, IL, USA, 60015
Walgreens Boots Alliance is a leading retail pharmacy chain, with over 13,000 stores in 50 states and 9 countries. Walgreens' core strategy involves brick-and-mortar retail pharmacy locations in high-traffic areas, with nearly 80% of the U.S. population living within 5 miles of a store. Currently, the company has a leading market share of the domestic prescription drug market at about 20%. In 2021, the company sold off a majority of its Alliance Healthcare wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen for $6.5 billion, doubling down on its core pharmacy efforts and ventures in strategic growth areas in primary care (VillageMD) and digital offerings. The company also has equity stakes in AmerisourceBergen (29%) and Sinopharm Holding Guoda Drugstores (40%).
Executives
Shulman Steven J director 1564 NE EXPRESSWAY ATTN: BJ PURCELL ATLANTA GA 30329
May Holly officer: EVP, Global Chief HR Officer 6301 FITCH PATH NEW ALBANY OH 43054
Gray Danielle officer: EVP and Global CLO C/O WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE, INC. 108 WILMOT ROAD DEERFIELD IL 60015
Mahajan Manmohan officer: SVP, Global Controller and CAO C/O WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE, INC. 108 WILMOT ROAD DEERFIELD IL 60015
Brewer Rosalind G director, officer: CEO C/O MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY 1225 17TH STREET, SUITE 3200 DENVER CO 80202
Puryear Pamela officer: EVP and Global Chief HRO 253 DOLPHIN COVE QUAY STAMFORD CT 06902
Jarrett Valerie B director USG CORPORATION 125 SOUTH FRANKLIN STREET CHICAGO IL 60606
Standley John T officer: EVP and President, Walgreen Co
Ashworth Richard M officer: SVP, President of Walgreen Co. 200 WILMOT ROAD DEERFIELD IL 60015
Dixon Heather Brianne officer: SVP, Global Controller and CAO AETNA INC. 151 FARMINGTON AVENUE HARTFORD CT 06156
Kehoe James officer: EVP and Global CFO KRAFT FOODS GROUP, INC. THREE LAKES DRIVE NORTHFIELD IL 60093
Almeida Jose E director ONE BAXTER PARKWAY DEERFIELD IL 60015
Roberts Simon John officer: EVP and President, Boots SEDLEY PLACE, 4TH FLOOR 361 OXFORD STREET LONDON X0 W1C 2LJ
Rosenstein Barry director C/O JANA PARTNERS LLC 767 FIFTH AVENUE, 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10153
Jana Partners Llc director 767 FIFTH AVENUE 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10153

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