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Lastly, crowd sourced stock rating company Vetr boosted Rite Aid Corporation from a "buy" recommendation to a "strong-buy" recommendation and fixed a $6.58 target price for The corporation in a study note published on early Thur, Mar 2nd. around three research experts recommended the company shares with a hold recommendation, around three has issued a buy recommendation and 1 have issued a strong buy recommendation to the firms shares. The Higher end of the revenue forecast is $8.19 Billion, while the Lower end of the forecast is $7.92 Billion.
The plug was pulled on the merger because of anti-trust (monopoly) concerns, even though Walgreens had meant to circumvent some of these concerns by selling a slug of stores to Fred's Inc (NASDAQ:FRED). Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.33 per share. For the quarter, shares have been noted at -31.15%.
While looking at the Stock's Performance, Rite Aid Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of 23.2%, where Monthly Performance is 13.58%, Quarterly performance is -12.28%, 6 Months performance is -52.76% and yearly performance percentage is -48.49%.
Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) opened at 3.93 on Thursday. The company has total market capitalization of $241.60B and a total of 9.95B outstanding shares. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Rite Aid Corporation by 4,995.0% in the first quarter.
EPS is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each exceptional share of common accretion.
Walgreens Boots Alliance will no longer seek to buy Rite Aid, but will get more than 2,000 stores - and pay a $325 million termination fee. The company saw 3.44 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Institutional investors own 56.85% of the company's stock. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) earned "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, April 26.
Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 17.89% and standing 7.14% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded down -34.37% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. The company had Year Ago Sales of 8.18 Billion.More news: Why Gordon Hayward Would Be a Perfect Fit for the Miami Heat
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)'s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70.
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Several brokerages recently commented on RAD.
Rite Aid's shares plunged about 30 percent to $2.77, while Walgreens shares were flat at $76.91 midday.
Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Rite Aid Corporation (RAD). Also, the current price highlights a discount of 24.26% to analysts' high consensus price target. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation.
Rite Aid Corporation is a retail drugstore chain.