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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. ( WBA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 12, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WBA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WBA has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WBA was $71.56, representing a -17.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $86.31 and a 21.14% 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 Chemed Corp. ( CHE ). WBA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.44. Zacks Investment Research reports WBA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.28%, compared to an industry average of -4.3%.

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 )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • First Trust Dow 30 Equal Weight ETF ( EDOW )
  • iShares Trust ( VLUE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLP with an decrease of -0.69% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of WBA at 5.67%.

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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