RAD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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 ...
  2. J. C. Penney Upgraded to Strong Buy on Robust Holiday Sales - ...

    January 23, 2015
    On Jan 23, 2015, Zacks Investment Research upgraded J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  3. Target Up to Strong Buy on Closing Canada Business - Analyst ...

    January 23, 2015
    On Jan 22, 2015, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Target Corporation (TGT) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  4. Is Macy's Restructuring Heading in the Right Direction? - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    Macy's, Inc. (M) has adopted extensive restructuring activities, including store closures and layoffs, to enhance its sales ...
  5. Rite Aid (RAD) Looks Good on Strategic Growth Initiatives - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    Drug store operator, Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) remains focused on increasing return on investment by persistently enhancing its ...
  6. Rite Aid's Altered Credit Facility to Ease Debt Financing - Analyst ...

    January 14, 2015
    Rite Aid (RAD) declared that it has made amendments to its current senior secured credit facility.
  7. Costco's Comparable-Store Sales for December Top Estimates - ...

    January 12, 2015
    Costco (COST) posted its comparable-store sales (comps) results for the five weeks ended Jan 4, 2015 that fared better than ...
  8. L Brands' December Comparable Sales Grow on Innovations - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    L Brands (LB) posted its comparable-store sales (comps) results for the five weeks ended Jan 3, 2015 that fared better than ...
  9. Generics Prices Spike: 2 Stock Choices - Analyst Blog

    January 12, 2015
    Prices of generics across the board are rising rapidly.
  10. Rite Aid Corporation (RAD): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 7, 2015
    Rite Aid posted splendid third-quarter fiscal 2015 results, wherein both top and bottom lines grew year over year and beat ...
  11. Rite Aid (RAD) Climbs 1.5% on Solid December Sales Data - Analyst ...

    January 5, 2015
    Shares of Rite Aid (RAD) have climbed 1.55 since the drugstore chain retailer came up with solid sales results for Dec 2 ...
  12. 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.
  13. Walgreen Closes Alliance Boots Buyout; Renames Company - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., the first global pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise, will start trading on the Nasdaq ...
  14. Rite Aid (RAD) Looks Promising; Have You Invested in It Yet? ...

    December 31, 2014
    Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) is scoring high on the favorability radar, backed by a splendid stock performance all through 2014, ...
  15. Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day

    December 21, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day
  16. Rite Aid Soars on Robust Q3 Earnings & Raised FY15 View - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) soared nearly 11.9% during yesterday's trading after the company posted better-than-anticipated ...
  17. CVS Health Up on Dividend Hike, Fresh Buyback, Outlook - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    CVS Health (CVS) will raise its quarterly cash dividend by 27% to 35 cents per share from the prior payout of 27.5 cents.
  18. Office Depot's Lucrative Deals for Last Minute Shoppers - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    With holiday shopping in full swing, Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) has announced a set of lucrative deals for the eleventh-hour ...
  19. Will Rite Aid (RAD) Post a Surprise this Earnings Season? - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Rite Aid (RAD) is slated to report its third-quarter fiscal 2015 results on Dec 18.
  20. Rite Aid's (RAD) Solid November Sales Push to Strong Buy - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    On Dec 9, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rite Aid (RAD) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  21. How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook

    November 12, 2014
    How You Can Add Retail to Your Portfolio Now - Industry Outlook
  22. Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook

    November 11, 2014
    Strong Holiday Season Likely for Retailers? - Industry Outlook
  23. A Drug Store Shootout -- Which Company Is Best Of Breed?

    October 2, 2014
  24. 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. ...
  25. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  26. 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 ...
  27. Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day

    June 5, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day
  28. Bear of the Day: GNC Holdings (GNC) - Bear of the Day

    May 18, 2014
    Bear of the Day: GNC Holdings (GNC) - Bear of the Day
  29. Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day

    April 25, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Rite Aid (RAD) - Bull of the Day
  30. 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 ...
  31. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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, ...
  34. WAG-DEA Settlement to Hurt 3Q Earnings - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Walgreens inks agreement with DEA.
  35. Walgreens' Analyst Meet Excerpts - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Recently, Walgreens (WAG) discussed the current business environment and provided valuable insight into its future operations. ...
  36. Walgreens Discusses Growth Strategy - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Recently, Walgreens (WAG) debriefed the investors on its growth strategy for fiscal 2013, while discussing the current business ...
  37. Walgreen Unveils Loyalty Card - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    To stimulate customers' need to purchase amid a challenging macro-economic scenario, leading drug store retailor Walgreen ...
  38. CVS Caremark’s Dispensing A Modest Outlook

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

    February 6, 2012
    McKesson's third-quarter earnings surpassed expectations. Furthermore, the company offers a reasonable vaulation and should ...
  40. 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.
  41. What Is Walgreen's Next Trick?

    September 30, 2011
    Walgreen is doing okay today, but tomorrow is a much bigger question.
  42. 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.
  43. CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself

    August 9, 2011
    A potential merger of two archrivals could increase the competitive environment for CVS significantly.
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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.
  46. Walgreen's Growth Is Slow Going

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

    April 7, 2010
    Despite doing better than last year, Rite Aid still has a hard road ahead.
  48. 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 ...
  49. Prescriptions For Profit

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

    January 28, 2010
    These two big drug distributors are profitable, but are they a good buy?
  51. 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.
  52. 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 ...
  53. CVS Posts Record Profits

    May 5, 2008
    Despite the slowing U.S economy, CVS is still going strong.
  54. 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 ...
  55. 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 ...
  56. 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.
  57. 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?
  58. 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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