Woodstock Has Lifted Fortinet (FTNT) Holding; Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) Sellers Increased By 3.77% Their Shorts

Woodstock Corp increased Fortinet Inc (FTNT) stake by 131.51% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Woodstock Corp acquired 36,953 shares as Fortinet Inc (FTNT)’s stock rose 6.90%. The Woodstock Corp holds 65,053 shares with $2.33M value, up from 28,100 last quarter. Fortinet Inc now has $7.87B valuation. The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $45.25. About 1.28 million shares traded. Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) has risen 20.17% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.47% the S&P500.

Walgreen Boots Alliance Incorporated (NASDAQ:WBA) had an increase of 3.77% in short interest. WBA’s SI was 24.96M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 3.77% from 24.05 million shares previously. With 6.19M avg volume, 4 days are for Walgreen Boots Alliance Incorporated (NASDAQ:WBA)’s short sellers to cover WBA’s short positions. The SI to Walgreen Boots Alliance Incorporated’s float is 2.67%. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $77.33. About 4.03 million shares traded. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.93% the S&P500.

Among 35 analysts covering Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Fortinet Inc. has $56 highest and $27 lowest target. $40.59’s average target is -10.30% below currents $45.25 stock price. Fortinet Inc. had 98 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, October 12. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, March 29 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 3 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Tuesday, January 9. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, January 29 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Wunderlich. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 26 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 23.

Among 22 analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 51 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS initiated Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Leerink Swann on Thursday, July 20. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 1 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 18. Barclays Capital reinitiated Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Thursday, March 10 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform” on Wednesday, September 9. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. The company has market cap of $76.61 billion. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. It has a 21.33 P/E ratio. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.