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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WBA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $81.53, the dividend yield is 1.96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WBA was $81.53, representing a -7.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $88 and a 8.45% increase over the 52 week low of $75.18.

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 $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports WBA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 9.33%, compared to an industry average of -6.2%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF - DNQ ( VDC )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTH with an increase of 2.98% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of WBA at 5.01%.

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


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

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