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Walgreens Boots Alliance is a company specializing in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Its three divisions are Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. The company purchases prescription drugs and many other health and well-being products. Its portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP, and YourGoodSkin.

TypePublic
Founded2014
HQDeerfield, IL, US
Websitewalgreensbootsalliance.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)223,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$139.5 B(+2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$50.1(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Walgreens Boots Alliance

Stefano Pessina

Stefano Pessina

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer

Chief Executive Officer
Ornella Barra

Ornella Barra

Co-Chief Operating Officer
James Kehoe

James Kehoe

Executive Vice President and Global Chief Financial Officer
Heather Dixon

Heather Dixon

Senior Vice President, Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Alex Gourlay

Alex Gourlay

Co-Chief Operating Officer
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Office Locations

Walgreens Boots Alliance has offices in Deerfield and Hong Kong
Deerfield, IL, US (HQ)
108 Wilmot Rd
Deerfield, IL, US
200 Wilmot Rd
Hong Kong, HK
China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Financials and Metrics

Walgreens Boots Alliance Revenue

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Walgreens Boots Alliance's revenue was reported to be $139.54 b in FY, 2020 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

32.8b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

6.8b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

20.7%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

1.0b

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

832.0m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

43.3b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

50.1

Cash (28-Feb-2021)

1.0b

EV

87.0b
Walgreens Boots Alliance's current market capitalization is $43.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

131.5b136.9b139.5b

Revenue growth, %

11%4%2%

Cost of goods sold

100.7b106.8b111.5b

Gross profit

30.8b30.1b28.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

33.8b34528.0t34.6b34.3b35.8b34.6b36.3b32.8b

Cost of goods sold

26.2b26773.0t27.1b27.1b28.3b28.2b29.2b26.0b

Gross profit

7.6b7755.0t7.5b7.3b7.5b6.4b7.1b6.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

23%22%22%21%21%19%20%21%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

785.0m1.0b516.0m

Accounts Receivable

6.6b7.2b7.1b

Inventories

9.6b9.3b9.5b

Current Assets

17.8b18.7b18.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

980.0m818.0m839.0m811.0m792.0m768.0m1.1b1.0b

Accounts Receivable

7.1b7.8b7.2b7.4b7.6b7.0b7.9b4.9b

Inventories

11.0b10.2b9.9b10.5b9.7b9.6b11.2b8.5b

Current Assets

20.1b19.9b19.0b19.6b18.9b18.3b21.1b26.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

5.0b4.0b424.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8b2.0b1.9b

Inventories

331.0m141.0m63.0m

Accounts Payable

1.3b954.0m(25.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

1.1b2.2b3.3b842.0m1.8b68.0m(299.0m)726.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

490.0m990.0m1.5b477.0m969.0m1.4b475.0m948.0m

Inventories

(1.4b)(557.0m)(354.0m)(1.1b)(242.0m)(227.0m)(1.2b)(248.0m)

Accounts Payable

1.1b682.0m662.0m924.0m555.0m210.0m1.4b743.0m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

12.3 x

EV/CFO

9.5 x

Revenue/Employee

539.1k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x

P/E Ratio

13.6
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Operating Metrics

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Stores was reported to be 13.1 k in Q2, 2021. Walgreens Boots Alliance's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 250 k in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Countries

252525

Distribution Centers

390400425

Enterprise Customers

230 k240 k250 k

Stores

14.33 k14.07 k14.07 k14 k13.88 k13.75 k13.79 k13.6 k13.45 k13.4 k13.12 k
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
iAJanuary 12, 2021
Sinopharm Holding GuoDa Drug Store Co.December 06, 2017¥2.8 b
Liz Earle BeautyJuly 09, 2015
Take Care Health Employer SolutionsMay 01, 2008
Alliance Boots Holdings Limited
Alliance Healthcare Deutschland AG
Alliance Healthcare (Distribution) Limited
Alliance Healthcare Ecza Deposu Anonim Şirketi
Alliance Healthcare España S.A.
Alliance Healthcare Répartition
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Revenue Breakdown

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Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.9% from Pharmaceutical Wholesale, 7.1% from Retail Pharmacy International and 76.0% from Retail Pharmacy USA

Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.4% from Europe, 77.2% from United States of America, 8.7% from United Kingdom and 1.8% from Other

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Online and Social Media Presence

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Walgreens Boots Alliance News and Updates

Walgreens Boots Alliance announces fresh slate of executives, as new CEO Roz Brewer assembles team

The drugstore chain is chasing new growth opportunities and trying to stay relevant as more people buy items and fill prescriptions online.

Walgreens and VillageMD Expand to Florida, Plan to Open 10 Full-Service Primary Care Clinics in Orlando This Year

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) and VillageMD today announced the opening of three new Village Medical at Walgreens locations in the Orlando area with plans to open seven additional locations by end of this year. Through the Walgreens and VillageMD integrated care model, patients are able to …

Walgreens and VillageMD Expand to Northern Indiana, Opening New Full-Service Primary Care Practices This Year

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) and VillageMD today announced plans to open new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Indiana, including in Merrillville, Griffith, Portage, and South Bend this year. The strategic partnership is on track to meet its overall goal of opening at least 600 Vil…

Walgreens Boots Alliance Increases Quarterly Dividend

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 47.75 cents per share, an increase of 2.1 percent. The increased dividend is payable September 10, 2021 to stockholders of record as of August 20, 2021, and raises the annual…

WBA was named a finalist in three categories for the 2021 World Sustainability Awards

We’re proud to share that WBA was named a finalist in three categories for the 2021 World Sustainability Awards from Sustainability Leaders for driving impactful, sustainable business practices!

Walgreens Boots Alliance Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Results Exceed Expectations

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended May 31, 2021.
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Walgreens Boots Alliance founded?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance key executives?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance's key executives are Stefano Pessina, Rosalind Brewer and Ornella Barra.

  • How many employees does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance has 223,000 employees.

  • What is Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue?

    Latest Walgreens Boots Alliance annual revenue is $139.5 b.

  • What is Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue per employee?

    Latest Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue per employee is $625.7 k.

  • Who are Walgreens Boots Alliance competitors?

    Competitors of Walgreens Boots Alliance include Rite Aid, Target and Walmart.

  • Where is Walgreens Boots Alliance headquarters?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance headquarters is located at 108 Wilmot Rd, Deerfield.

  • Where are Walgreens Boots Alliance offices?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance has offices in Deerfield and Hong Kong.

  • How many offices does Walgreens Boots Alliance have?

    Walgreens Boots Alliance has 3 offices.