Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) stock is a steady performer with a very enticing dividend yield. In this video clip from "The Rank" on Motley Fool Live, recorded on July 27, Fool.com contributors Matt Frankel and Jason Hall examine several factors that make it quite appealing for investment. Matt Frankel: What shocked me when I did a little research for the show is Walgreens has a 5% dividend yield right now.
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