Walgreens Boots Earnings Estimate

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USD 39.90  0.69  1.70%   

Many public companies, such as Walgreens Boots, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing Walgreens Boots' earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across Walgreens Boots' analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
Walgreens Boots is projected to generate 5.05 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2022. Walgreens Boots earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Walgreens Boots Alliance EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Check out Your Current Watchlist.
  
The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 29 B. The current year Profit Margin is expected to grow to 2.88

Walgreens Boots Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Walgreens Boots Alliance is based on official Zacks consensus of 6 analysts regarding Walgreens Boots future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 93.58%, the future earnings per share of Walgreens Boots is estimated to be 5.05 with the lowest and highest values of 5.0 and 5.16, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Walgreens Boots Alliance is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 2.93
5.00
Lowest
Expected EPS 5.05
5.16
Highest

Walgreens Boots Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Walgreens Boots' value are higher than the current market price of the Walgreens Boots stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Walgreens Boots is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Walgreens Boots' stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2022

6

93.58%

2.93

5.05

Walgreens Boots Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Walgreens Boots refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Walgreens Boots, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Walgreens Boots Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Walgreens Boots, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Walgreens Boots should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Walgreens Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Walgreens Boots' stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-06-30
2022-05-310.920.960.04
2022-03-31
2022-02-281.41.590.1913 
2022-01-06
2021-11-301.331.680.3526 
2021-10-14
2021-08-311.021.170.1514 
2021-07-01
2021-05-311.171.380.2117 
2021-03-31
2021-02-281.111.260.1513 
2021-01-07
2020-11-301.031.220.1918 
2020-10-15
2020-08-310.961.020.06
2020-07-09
2020-05-311.170.83-0.3429 
2020-04-02
2020-02-291.461.520.06
2020-01-08
2019-11-301.411.37-0.04
2019-10-28
2019-08-311.411.430.02
2019-06-27
2019-05-311.431.470.04
2019-04-02
2019-02-281.721.64-0.08
2018-12-20
2018-11-301.431.460.03
2018-10-11
2018-08-311.451.480.03
2018-06-28
2018-05-311.481.530.05
2018-03-28
2018-02-281.551.730.1811 
2018-01-04
2017-11-301.261.280.02
2017-10-25
2017-08-311.211.310.1
2017-06-29
2017-05-311.31.330.03
2017-04-05
2017-02-281.361.360
2017-01-05
2016-11-301.091.10.01
2016-10-20
2016-08-310.991.070.08
2016-07-06
2016-05-311.141.180.04
2016-04-05
2016-02-291.281.310.03
2016-01-07
2015-11-300.961.030.07
2015-10-28
2015-08-310.810.880.07
2015-07-09
2015-05-310.871.020.1517 
2015-04-09
2015-02-280.951.180.2324 
2014-12-23
2014-11-300.750.810.06
2014-09-30
2014-08-310.740.740
2014-06-24
2014-05-31None0.7462None
2014-03-25
2014-02-280.930.91-0.02
2013-12-20
2013-11-300.720.65-0.07
2013-10-01
2013-08-310.720.730.01
2013-06-25
2013-05-310.910.85-0.06
2013-03-19
2013-02-280.940.960.02
2012-12-21
2012-11-300.70.58-0.1217 
2012-09-28
2012-08-310.560.53-0.03
2012-06-19
2012-05-310.620.630.01
2012-03-27
2012-02-290.770.780.01
2011-12-21
2011-11-300.670.63-0.04
2011-09-27
2011-08-310.550.570.02
2011-06-21
2011-05-310.630.650.02
2011-03-22
2011-02-280.80.80
2010-12-22
2010-11-300.540.620.0814 
2010-09-28
2010-08-310.440.490.0511 
2010-06-22
2010-05-310.570.51-0.0610 
2010-03-23
2010-02-280.710.68-0.03
2009-12-21
2009-11-300.480.490.01
2009-09-29
2009-08-310.390.440.0512 
2009-06-22
2009-05-310.560.53-0.03
2009-03-23
2009-02-280.660.65-0.01
2008-12-22
2008-11-300.460.41-0.0510 
2008-09-29
2008-08-310.450.450
2008-06-23
2008-05-310.590.58-0.01
2008-03-24
2008-02-290.670.690.02
2007-12-21
2007-11-300.440.460.02
2007-10-01
2007-08-310.470.4-0.0714 
2007-06-25
2007-05-310.540.550.01
2007-03-26
2007-02-280.610.650.04
2006-12-22
2006-11-300.410.430.02
2006-09-25
2006-08-310.410.4-0.01
2006-06-26
2006-05-310.440.460.02
2006-03-27
2006-02-280.520.51-0.01
2006-01-03
2005-11-300.330.340.01
2005-09-26
2005-08-310.370.35-0.02
2005-06-27
2005-05-310.380.40.02
2005-03-28
2005-02-280.480.47-0.01
2005-01-03
2004-11-300.290.310.02
2004-09-27
2004-08-310.310.320.01
2004-06-21
2004-05-310.320.330.01
2004-03-22
2004-02-290.420.41-0.01
2004-01-05
2003-11-300.250.250
2003-09-29
2003-08-310.270.270
2003-06-23
2003-05-310.290.28-0.01
2003-03-24
2003-02-280.360.360
2003-01-03
2002-11-300.20.210.01
2002-09-30
2002-08-310.250.24-0.01
2002-06-24
2002-05-310.250.250
2002-03-25
2002-02-280.320.320
2002-01-03
2001-11-300.170.180.01
2001-10-01
2001-08-310.210.210
2001-06-25
2001-05-310.220.21-0.01
2001-03-26
2001-02-280.280.280
2001-01-02
2000-11-300.150.150
2000-10-02
2000-08-310.190.190
2000-06-26
2000-05-310.180.190.01
2000-03-27
2000-02-290.240.23-0.01
2000-01-03
1999-11-300.130.130
1999-10-04
1999-08-310.160.160
1999-06-28
1999-05-310.150.160.01
1999-03-29
1999-02-280.20.20
1999-01-04
1998-11-300.10.110.0110 
1998-10-05
1998-08-310.130.130
1998-06-29
1998-05-310.130.130
1998-03-30
1998-02-280.170.170
1998-01-05
1997-11-300.090.090
1997-09-29
1997-08-310.110.110
1997-06-30
1997-05-310.110.110
1997-03-31
1997-02-280.150.150
1997-01-06
1996-11-300.070.080.0114 
1996-09-30
1996-08-310.090.090
1996-06-24
1996-05-310.090.090
1996-03-25
1996-02-290.130.130

About Walgreens Boots Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Walgreens Boots earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Walgreens Boots estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Walgreens Boots fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit24.9 B26.9 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT5.2 B4.1 B
Earnings per Basic Share 3.38  3.69 
Earnings per Diluted Share 3.37  3.68 
Price to Earnings Ratio 24.11  26.24 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA6.3 B6.7 B
Earnings before Tax4.7 B3.8 B
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and beauty retail company. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois. Walgreens Boots operates under Pharmaceutical Retailers classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 315000 people.

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Is Walgreens Boots' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Walgreens Boots. If investors know Walgreens will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Walgreens Boots listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
-0.76
Market Capitalization
35.1 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
-0.042
Return On Assets
0.0195
Return On Equity
0.18
The market value of Walgreens Boots Alliance is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Walgreens that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Walgreens Boots' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Walgreens Boots' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Walgreens Boots' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Walgreens Boots' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Walgreens Boots' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Walgreens Boots value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Walgreens Boots' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.