Walgreens (WBA) has split its stock four times, as of January 2016, and all recorded splits were 2-for-1. Stock splits are a positive indication for a company and future stock prices, and are typically initiated after a large run up in share price, in order to make shares more affordable and to boost demand for the stock. Walgreens was trading at $48.62 when the first stock split took place. The company last split stock on February 12, 1999 when shares were trading around $58 a share.
Investors interested in learning more about Walgreens stock splits may visit stocksplithistory.com to read about the company's return on investment, dividend history and growth. There is also a chart that depicts the growth of $10,000 invested on January 04,2006. The money would have grown to $20,228.28 with an annual average return of 8.15%. Walgreens has provided investors with a steady return in the past. The stock has moderately risen six out of seven times after a stock split, 1999 being the only down year, as of January, 2016.
Investors may read about Walgreens' Sec Filings and Annual Reports at walgreensbootsalliance.com. They may also look at a stock performance chart, find out what the analysts are saying about the company, and determine future stock split speculation.