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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

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)223,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$139.5 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$48.9
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Walgreens Boots Alliance

Stefano Pessina

Stefano Pessina

Executive Vice Chairman and 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
Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Kathleen Wilson-Thompson

Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer
Marco Pagni

Marco Pagni

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
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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
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

36.3b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

7.1b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

19.7%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(299.0m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(440.0m)

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

42.3b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

48.9

Cash (30-Nov-2020)

1.1b

EV

57.4b
Walgreens Boots Alliance's current market capitalization is $42.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

117.4b118.2b131.5b136.9b139.5b

Revenue growth, %

13%1%11%4%

Cost of goods sold

87.5b89.1b100.7b106.8b111.5b

Gross profit

29.9b29.2b30.8b30.1b28.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

28.5b29.4b30.1b30.7b33.0b34.3b33.8b34.5b34.6b34.3b36.3b

Cost of goods sold

21.4b21.9b23.0b23.4b24.9b26.6b26.2b26.8b27.1b27.1b29.2b

Gross profit

7.1b7.6b7.1b7.3b8.1b7.8b7.6b7.8b7.5b7.3b7.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

25%26%24%24%25%23%23%22%22%21%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

9.8b3.3b785.0m1.0b516.0m

Accounts Receivable

6.3b6.5b6.6b7.2b7.1b

Prepaid Expenses

1.1b

Inventories

9.0b8.9b9.6b9.3b9.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

9.6b11.8b12.3b1.8b1.7b1.8b980.0m839.0m811.0m792.0m768.0m1.1b

Accounts Receivable

6.1b5.7b6.3b6.9b7.3b7.2b7.1b7.2b7.4b7.6b7.0b7.9b

Prepaid Expenses

1.1b822.0m

Inventories

10.0b9.2b8.7b10.0b10.3b9.9b11.0b9.9b10.5b9.7b9.6b11.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

4.2b4.1b5.0b4.0b424.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7b1.7b1.8b2.0b1.9b

Inventories

(644.0m)98.0m331.0m141.0m63.0m

Accounts Payable

1.6b1.7b1.3b954.0m(25.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

1.1b2.1b3.3b822.0m2.2b3.5b1.1b3.3b845.0m1.8b83.0m(308.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

419.0m831.0m1.2b416.0m858.0m1.3b490.0m1.5b477.0m969.0m1.4b475.0m

Inventories

(1.3b)(507.0m)259.0m(1.0b)(314.0m)230.0m(1.4b)(354.0m)(1.1b)(242.0m)(227.0m)(1.2b)

Accounts Payable

884.0m789.0m821.0m1.0b592.0m627.0m1.1b662.0m924.0m555.0m(210.0m)1.4b
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

489.0k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Operating Metrics

Walgreens Boots Alliance's Stores was reported to be 14.1 k in Q1, 2019. Walgreens Boots Alliance's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 230 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019

Countries

25 25 25

Distribution Centers

390 390 390

Enterprise Customers

230 k230 k230 k

Stores

13.20 k12.88 k12.83 k12.85 k12.82 k12.92 k14.35 k14.69 k14.33 k14.07 k
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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
Bond Drug Company of Illinois, LLC
Boots Retail (Ireland) Limited
Boots UK Limited
Duane Reade
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Revenue Breakdown

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Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.6% from Pharmaceutical Wholesale, 8.2% from Retail Pharmacy International and 75.2% from Retail Pharmacy USA

Walgreens Boots Alliance revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.4% from Europe, 76.4% from United States of America, 9.3% from United Kingdom and 1.9% from Other

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Online and Social Media Presence

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Walgreens Boots Alliance News and Updates

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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, Ornella Barra and James Kehoe.

  • 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.