RAD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. How to Forecast Rite Aid's Revenue (RAD)

    April 18, 2016
    Learn a framework for using key performance indicators as a way to forecast Rite Aid's revenue growth on both a quarterly ...
  2. Rite Aid Stock Feels Poorly Without Walgreens (RAD, WBA)

    April 11, 2016
    Beyond the merger with Walgreens, there are few catalysts for RAD stock to climb, at least in the near term.
  3. The 3 Largest Consumer Noncyclical ETFs (XLP, VDC)

    April 6, 2016
    Find out which consumer noncyclical exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the largest, in terms of most assets under management, ...
  4. Pre-Merger Earnings Expectations For Rite Aid, Walgreens And ...

    April 3, 2016
    Two merging drug store giants are scheduled to share their latest earnings reports this week. Wall Street consensus forecasts ...
  5. CVS Health Doubles Down on Anti-Smoking Efforts

    March 15, 2016
    You can't say CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) doesn't put its money where its mouth is. After willingly giving up billions of dollars ...
  6. A Quick Look at Rite Aid's Investor Relations (RAD, WBA)

    March 14, 2016
    Find out how well Rite Aid’s investor relations arm scores on shareholder communications as a proposed mega-merger with Walgreens ...
  7. Top 5 Positions in Markel Corp's Portfolio (MKL, KMX)

    March 14, 2016
    Discover if the top five stocks in Markel Corp.'s portfolio can help boost your own portfolio performance against the volatile ...
  8. How to Analyze Rite Aid Stock Like an Investment Banker (RAD, ...

    March 12, 2016
    Learn how to think like an investment banker when analyzing Rite Aid stock, and take into account the many variables that ...
  9. The Top 5 Positions in Henry Kravis and George Roberts' Portfolio ...

    March 11, 2016
    Discover the top five holdings in Henry Kravis and George Roberts' portfolio to see if these stocks can boost your portfolio ...
  10. Analyzing Rite Aid's Return on Equity (RAD)

    February 29, 2016
    Understand why Rite Aid has not reported a return on equity (ROE) value since 2008, and learn why the company's problems ...
  11. Best Websites to Find News On Rite Aid and to Stay On Top Of ...

    February 24, 2016
    Learn where Rite Aid investors can look online to find the most up-to-date information on the company and the drugstore industry ...
  12. Rite Aid's 4 Key Financial Ratios (RAD)

    February 20, 2016
    Discover important financial ratios helpful in assessing Rite Aid's financial health, efficiency and ability to generate ...
  13. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Rite Aid Stock (RAD,WBA)

    January 29, 2016
    Read about some of the risks facing investors who buy into Rite Aid stock after a potential acquisition by Walgreens was ...
  14. Is Rite Aid Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA? (RAD)

    December 22, 2015
    Find out if Rite Aid stock is suitable for an IRA investment. Learn about RAD's financial outlook and whether a traditional ...
  15. Rite Aid P/E Ratio: A Quick Analysis (RAD, CVS)

    December 16, 2015
    A quick analysis for the P/E ratio of Rite Aid Corp.
  16. The Walgreen's and Rite Aid Deal: How it Will Affect Your Community ...

    December 14, 2015
    The merger of the mega-retail drugstores chains, Walgreens and Rite Aid could have a domino effect on communities and consumers ...
  17. Oracle, Rite Aid Highlight Slow Earnings Week

    December 13, 2015
    Wall Street is looking for solid quarterly results from FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) this week. Expectations are lower ...
  18. Analyzing Rite Aid's Newest Campaign (RAD)

    November 9, 2015
    Learn why Rite Aid is targeting human resources managers with its new campaign warning of the dangers of flu season and the ...
  19. Is There Any Upside Left for Walgreens?

    October 30, 2015
    Walgreens is about to get much bigger, but does bigger equal better in this case?
  20. Swedish Central Bank Announces More QE (WBA, RAD)

    October 29, 2015
    While people wait for the Fed, the Swedish central bank, the Riksbank, announced it would increase quantitative easing measures ...
  21. Why Walgreens Needs the Rite Aid Deal to Happen (CVS, RAD)

    October 28, 2015
    There's little doubt antitrust regulators are going to closely scrutinize Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) $9.4 billion ...
  22. How to Pick the Best Stocks? Listen to Customers (AMZN, PZZA)

    October 21, 2015
    Rated top in customer service, these companies have delivered impressive stock performance over the past year.
  23. Is Rite Aid (RAD) a Good Buy Right Now?

    October 19, 2015
    Traders love Rite Aid. Does this mean it's a good buy for retail investors right now?
  24. Rite Aid Q2 Misses on Earnings, Beats on Revenue (RAD)

    September 17, 2015
    Is it taking the wrong prescription? Pharmacy chain operator Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) saw its share price tumble after the company ...
  25. Oracle And Rite Aid Highlight Quiet Earnings Week

    September 13, 2015
    A couple of retailers and two software giants, as well as an ostensible bellwether of the U.S. economy, will highlight an ...
  26. Costco Data Breach a Bigger-Than-Expected Problem

    August 7, 2015
    Warehouse membership club Costco (NASDAQ: COST) says it needs more time to secure its photo processing website. Third-party ...
  27. Is Rite Aid Moving Into Electronics? (RAD)

    July 28, 2015
    Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) wants to be a one-stop shop for back-to-school shopping. The pharmacy chain, which has always been ...
  28. What Is the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry?

    July 2, 2015
    PBMs, acting as third party administrators and negotiators, are essential to facilitating transactions between the moving ...
  29. Rite Aid's 5 Key Strategies for Long-Term Success (RAD)

    July 1, 2015
    Drugstore-chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has turned itself around impressively, having spent a huge amount of time and effort ...
  30. The CVS Target Deal: A Healthy Union?

    June 22, 2015
    The CVS Health and Target deal should be a win for both. Here's an analysis with a twist.
  31. Rite Aid's Earnings Stumble: A Good Chance to Buy? (RAD)

    June 19, 2015
    Over the past several years, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has come back from the brink of extinction, taking what had been huge ...
  32. Oracle, Rite Aid & FedEx Highlight Quiet Earnings Week

    June 14, 2015
    Things will be pretty quiet on the earnings front again this week as we wait for the new season to begin. However, a few ...
  33. What Rite Aid's Earnings Will Say About Its Future (RAD)

    June 12, 2015
    Among turnaround stories, it's hard to find a better one than Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD). The drugstore chain has largely recovered ...
  34. Why It's The Right Time To Buy Rite Aid

    June 12, 2015
    Recently considered to be a distressed stock, learn whether or not Rite Aid is currently undervalued.
  35. Options Strategies That Profit From Rite Aid's Volatility

    June 11, 2015
    Learn why options strategies such as the long straddle and the long strangle enable investors to make big money with Rite ...
  36. 3 Reasons Rite Aid Stock Could Keep Soaring (RAD)

    June 5, 2015
    It wasn't that long ago that many investors believed shares of drugstore chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) were destined to lose ...
  37. What Happened To Rite Aid Stock In 1999? (RAD)

    June 2, 2015
    Learn how software glitches, competition from the dot-com craze and a major accounting scandal caused Rite Aid's stock to ...
  38. The 3 Key Numbers Rite Aid Investors Must Know (RAD)

    May 29, 2015
    For years, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) was the odd company out in the drugstore-chain industry, with its larger rivals finding ...
  39. Will Rite Aid Ever Catch CVS Health?

    May 26, 2015
    Until recently, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has been hamstrung by debt taken on in its $4 billion acquisition of Eckerd in 2008; ...
  40. Top 10 Stocks Under $10 Dollars In 2015

    May 20, 2015
    Looking for value investment in stocks under $10? Investopedia provides a list of $10 high-potential stocks trading under ...
  41. Who are Rite Aid's (RAD) main competitors?

    May 19, 2015
    Learn about Rite Aid Corporation, the third-largest drugstore chain in the United States, and its major competitors in the ...
  42. Swing Trading Stocks to Buy Now

    May 18, 2015
    These stocks are set for another move higher, and are worth looking at for a possible buy.
  43. 5 Things Rite Aid Wants You to Know (RAD)

    May 13, 2015
    It's hard to find a better example of a strong turnaround than that of drugstore chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD), which has come ...
  44. Will Rite Aid's Turnaround Offer More Upside? (RAD)

    April 10, 2015
    Saddled with debt from prior acquisitions and facing slipping sales tied to the great recession, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) investors ...
  45. Rite Aid Earnings: 3 Questions We Want Answered (RAD)

    April 1, 2015
    Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) shares have more than quadrupled since 2012 thanks to a debt restructuring, store closures, and a renewed ...
  46. 3 Big Risks for Rite Aid Shareholders (RAD)

    March 26, 2015
    I freely admit that I didn't believe drugstore Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) had a shot at turning its business around. In late 2 ...
  47. Deutsche Bank Is Talking Troubled Retailers And REIT Risk

    March 26, 2015
    On March 24, Deutsche Bank published a quarterly update of the retail sector, including a watch-list of retail tenants viewed ...
  48. 4 Big Stock Gainers: Hold or Sell?

    March 18, 2015
    These four stocks saw big moves higher on March 17. Is it time to take profits or hold out for more. Here's what the charts ...
  49. Rite Aid Has Set the Stage for a Strong 2015 (RAD)

    March 18, 2015
    The stock market has performed well in recent years, but drugstore-chain Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) has delivered truly spectacular ...
  50. Is Rite Aid Sustaining Its Positive Streak?

    March 6, 2015
    Rite Aid Corp makes progress on profitability and after years of restructuring and consolidation began making investments ...
  51. Looking To Invest In the Third-Largest Pharmacy?

    February 23, 2015
    Rite Aid Corporation's $4 billion purchase of the Eckerd retail pharmacy chain during the Great Recession might not have ...
  52. Apple Pay vs Google Wallet: How They Work

    January 2, 2015
    Apple Pay and Google Wallet are mostly identical offerings. Apple may be to be easier to use, but Google has a more features.
  53. A Drug Store Shootout -- Which Company Is Best Of Breed?

    October 2, 2014
  54. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 15

    September 14, 2014
    Ostensible economic bellwether FedEx (NYSE: earnings spotlight midweek, and the consensus forecast calls for earnings growth. ...
  55. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of June 16: FedEx, Oracle ...

    June 14, 2014
    Scheduled quarterly reports from BlackBerry (NASDAQ: earnings front. Analysts are looking for year-over-year growth on the ...
  56. If There's A Bubble, It's In These Stocks

    March 14, 2014
    Bull market critics have long said stocks are soaring mainly because of the Federal Reserve's stimulus program known ...
  57. Barnes & Noble, J.C. Penney See Short Interest Rise (BKS, JCP, ...

    October 13, 2013
    The back-to-school shopping season was underwhelming, and economic confidence is plummeting ahead of the holiday shopping ...
  58. Wild Short Interest Swings In Barnes & Noble and Rite Aid (BKS, ...

    September 12, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of August. However, ...
  59. CVS Caremark’s Dispensing A Modest Outlook

    February 10, 2012
    Much of CVS Caremark's future growth is already discounted in the share price.
  60. Further Upside Seen For McKesson

    February 6, 2012
    McKesson's third-quarter earnings surpassed expectations. Furthermore, the company offers a reasonable vaulation and should ...
  61. CVS Shows Its Resilience In Any Economy

    November 4, 2011
    A solid quarter and a forecasted better year should be the beginning of quality growth for CVS.
  62. What Is Walgreen's Next Trick?

    September 30, 2011
    Walgreen is doing okay today, but tomorrow is a much bigger question.
  63. Why Dollar General Caught Buffett's Eye

    September 5, 2011
    Dollar General shareholders should be able to count on annual returns around 10% over the long haul.
  64. CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself

    August 9, 2011
    A potential merger of two archrivals could increase the competitive environment for CVS significantly.
  65. 3 Stocks Swirling the Drain

    July 29, 2011
    Borders, the second largest bookstore in the US—like Blockbuster before it—failed to surprise Wall Street as it went under ...
  66. GNC's Solid IPO

    April 7, 2011
    Vitamin and nutritional supplement retailer took a long, strange trip to finally arrive at its IPO last week.
  67. Walgreen's Growth Is Slow Going

    June 25, 2010
    Income was down, but total sales were up. Is Walgreen's worth a second look?
  68. Rite Aid Still Sick

    April 7, 2010
    Despite doing better than last year, Rite Aid still has a hard road ahead.
  69. Drugstore Stock Looking For A Better High

    February 19, 2010
    Walgreen's acquistion of Duane Reade could help it pull some foot traffic away from its competitors, particular in New York ...
  70. Prescriptions For Profit

    February 10, 2010
    Though maybe not in the short-term, drug stores look poised for a turnaround.
  71. A Busy Week For Drug Distributors

    January 28, 2010
    These two big drug distributors are profitable, but are they a good buy?
  72. Top 5 Companies In Danger Of Bankruptcy

    September 23, 2009
    Audit Intergity came out with its list of top ten bankruptcy candidates over the next year.
  73. Walgreen Quietly Moves Ahead

    April 9, 2009
    Walgreen has been holding its own in the earnings department through the recession,and with a modest rise in March sales ...
  74. CVS Posts Record Profits

    May 5, 2008
    Despite the slowing U.S economy, CVS is still going strong.
  75. Walgreen Stocking Shelves For Growth, Stability

    April 2, 2008
    After encouraging earnings results and some reassuring sector balance in a troubled market, this pharmacy company could hold ...
  76. What's Wrong With Rite Aid? (RAD)

    October 4, 2007
    With boomers providing a surge in perscription spending, drugstore Rite Aid should be soaring. Instead, it's just scraping ...
  77. Time To Go Long On Longs (LDG)

    August 8, 2007
    Longs Drug Stores recently released decent July comps, and it expects double-digit bottom line growth in the coming year.
  78. Johnson & Johnson Blows Away Q1 (JNJ)

    April 20, 2007
    J&J beat its Q1 consensus number with ease, so where is the stock is headed from here?
  79. There's Still Room for Two Winners (WAG, CVS)

    March 20, 2007
    Analysts have been battling over whether WAG or CVS is the better play, but the pie could be big enough for both.
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