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Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend Yield %

: 4.57% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-16), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Walgreens Boots Alliance is 4.57%.

Good Sign:

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

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

WBA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4   Med: 2.34   Max: 5.41
Current: 4.57

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Walgreens Boots Alliance was 5.41%. The lowest was 1.40%. And the median was 2.34%.

WBA's Dividend Yield % is ranked better than
86.25% of 240 companies
in the Healthcare Providers & Services industry
Industry Median: 1.99 vs WBA: 4.57

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in May. 2022 was 1.45.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Walgreens Boots Alliance was 9.20. The lowest was 0.32. And the median was 0.42.

As of today (2022-08-16), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Walgreens Boots Alliance is 4.59%.

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in May. 2022 was $0.48.

During the past 12 months, Walgreens Boots Alliance's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 5.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Walgreens Boots Alliance was 26.00% per year. The lowest was 3.80% per year. And the median was 13.25% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend Yield % 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.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Annual Data
Trend Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19 Aug20 Aug21
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.87 2.39 3.47 4.84 3.70

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
Dividend Yield % 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 3.55 3.70 4.22 4.12 4.36

Competitive Comparison

For the Pharmaceutical Retailers subindustry, Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Walgreens Boots Alliance Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.4782022-05-192022-05-202022-06-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4782022-02-172022-02-182022-03-11Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4782021-11-122021-11-152021-12-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.4782021-08-192021-08-202021-09-10Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.912/41.9275
=4.56 %

Current Share Price is $41.9275.
Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.912.

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.912/41.9275
=4.56 %

Current Share Price is $41.9275.
Walgreens Boots Alliance's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.478 * 4 = $1.912.

* 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.


Walgreens Boots Alliance  (NAS:WBA) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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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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