Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 08, 2018

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WBA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $80.6, the dividend yield is 2.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WBA was $80.6, representing a -0.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.68 and a 36.45% increase over the 52 week low of $59.07.

WBA is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) and Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ). WBA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.07. Zacks Investment Research reports WBA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.71%, compared to an industry average of -3.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WBA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WBA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WBA as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • Invesco BuyBack Achievers ETF ( PKW )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF ( DJD )
  • First Trust Dow 30 Equal Weight ETF ( EDOW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLP with an increase of 8.93% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of WBA at 5.45%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: WBA , CVS , RTH , PKW , XLP , DJD , EDOW

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