RAD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Walgreen Earnings Preview: In Need Of A Booster Shot?

    March 23, 2014
    Walgreen (NYSE: WAG), which has already announced strong same-store sales growth for February despite the inclement weather, ...
  2. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of September 16: FedEx, Oracle ...

    September 15, 2013
    Highlights on the earnings front this week will be the reports from FedEx (NYSE: ORCL). Analysts are looking for marginal ...
  6. 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, ...
  7. Short Interest in SUPERVALU and Rite Aid Falls (JCP, RAD, SVU)

    August 11, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the final weeks of July. J.C. Penney ...
  8. Short Sellers Load Up on Pacific Sunwear, Unload SUPERVALU (PSUN, ...

    July 27, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the first weeks of July. Pacific Sunwear ...
  9. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook

    July 19, 2013
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - July 2013 - Industry Outlook
  10. Short Sellers Retreat from GameStop, Rite Aid (AVP, GME, RAD)

    July 14, 2013
    Overall, the short interest moves in troubled retail companies were mixed again during the latter weeks of June. Avon Products ...
  11. Rite Aid's June Comps Improve - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Rite Aid reported slight growth in comparable-store sales for Jun 2013, thereby breaking the declining trend of comps for ...
  12. Earnings Expectations for the Week of June 17

    June 16, 2013
    Quarterly reports from FedEx (NYSE: KR) will be among the highlights on the earnings front this week. Here is a quick look ...
  13. Cystic Fibrosis Stake for Walgreens (revised) - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Walgreen Co. (TRV) has been taking strategic steps to negate the impact of the initial contract loss with Express Scripts ...
  14. Walgreen-ESRX Feud Culminates - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    The long-standing impasse between Walgreen Co. (WAG) and Express Scripts Inc. (ESRX) came to an end on a positive note with ...
  15. Walgreen Hopes That It Can Buy Growth

    June 25, 2012
    Buying Alliance Boots is a major strategic shift for a pharmacy chain struggling to maintain its market relevance
  16. Company News for June 22, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 22, 2012
    •    Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) plunged 17% after it lowered on earnings forecast for the next quarter. This is ...
  17. CVS Caremark On A Healthy Upward Path

    May 31, 2012
    CVS Caremark is one of the safer bets in the drug retail space.
  18. Rite Aid Posts Strong April Comps - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corporation's (RAD) same-store sales (comps) for the one month ended April 28, 2012, rose 2.9%, ...
  19. CVS Caremark’s Dispensing A Modest Outlook

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

    February 6, 2012
    McKesson's third-quarter earnings surpassed expectations. Furthermore, the company offers a reasonable vaulation and should ...
  21. 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.
  22. What Is Walgreen's Next Trick?

    September 30, 2011
    Walgreen is doing okay today, but tomorrow is a much bigger question.
  23. 4 Stocks To Watch On Thursday

    September 21, 2011
    These companies are set to report on Thursday and could give investors a sneak preview of what to expect when the unofficial ...
  24. 4 Quarterly Earnings Releases To Watch For Thursday

    September 21, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on September 22.
  25. 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.
  26. CVS Still Needs to Prove Itself

    August 9, 2011
    A potential merger of two archrivals could increase the competitive environment for CVS significantly.
  27. 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 ...
  28. Growth Slight At American Greetings

    July 6, 2011
    American Greetings posted slightly improved results for its quarter, but the greeting card company has a chance to make much ...
  29. Drugstores Are A Healthy Bet

    June 28, 2011
    Prescription medicines have a very strong outlook over the next couple of years, and this will benefit everyone in the drugstore ...
  30. 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.
  31. Walgreen Tightens Costs, Profits Soar

    December 24, 2010
    Walgreen had tremendous profits in its first quarter of fiscal 2011. The company kept down its costs and that drove results ...
  32. CVS Caremark A Show-Me Stock

    November 8, 2010
    If CVS Caremark delivers on its promise to grow free cash flow over the coming five years, investors will finally see significant ...
  33. Walgreen Fills Rx For A Healthy Quarter

    September 30, 2010
    Drugstore chain Walgreen posted a strong earnings and revenue increase for its fiscal fourth quarter. The market was encouraged ...
  34. If Fundamentals Matter

    September 17, 2010
    With the rise of ETFs, fast-trading, algorithms and machines dominating the market, is individual stock-picking nearly dead?
  35. Walgreen's Growth Is Slow Going

    June 25, 2010
    Income was down, but total sales were up. Is Walgreen's worth a second look?
  36. Technology Boosts McKesson's Core Business

    May 7, 2010
    At a forward P/E of only 14, shares of McKesson are worth a further look.
  37. Why This Market Makes Me Want To Do Drugs

    March 25, 2010
    Walgreen's latest earnings release shouldn't turn investors off.
  38. 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 ...
  39. Prescriptions For Profit

    February 10, 2010
    Though maybe not in the short-term, drug stores look poised for a turnaround.
  40. CVS on the Road to PBM Recovery?

    February 10, 2010
    The jury is still out as to whether the addition of Caremark to CVS' retail drug business was a good idea.
  41. Walgreens Gets A Strong Dose Of Profits

    December 22, 2009
    The company had an outstanding quarter, thanks in part to the arrival of an early flu season.
  42. This Week's Activist Filings

    November 19, 2009
    Activist filings taken from SEC documents November 5-11 reveal that investors continue to push for value seeking change. ...
  43. Walgreen Serves Up Some Good Medicine

    October 2, 2009
    This company's better-than-expected Q4 results drew some attention, and it may be deserved.
  44. CVS Makes Its Mark

    August 11, 2009
    CVS Caremark's latest earnings seem to prove that a company can successfully combine a retail and mail-order business.
  45. Walgreen A Drugstore Stand-Out

    July 8, 2009
    Walgreen's June sales show that though it may be bumpy in the short-term, its long-term prospects look promising.
  46. Walgreen Earnings Down, But Prospects Still Up

    June 26, 2009
    Despite the lower earnings, Walgreen's restructuring and lower price might prevent a buying opportunity for investors.
  47. 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 ...
  48. Walgreen A Bear-Proof Refuge

    October 1, 2008
    Walgreen's revenue and earnings growth stand out in a market full of losses and excuses.
  49. CVS' Q2: A Mixed Bag Of Results

    August 5, 2008
    CVS fails to inspire investors with its recent quarterly results, but that doesn't mean it isn't doing well.
  50. Five Cash Flow Kings For August 1

    August 1, 2008
    Sometimes the bottom line doesn't tell the whole story. Cash flow analysis can bring the fortunes of a company into an entirely ...
  51. CVS Posts Record Profits

    May 5, 2008
    Despite the slowing U.S economy, CVS is still going strong.
  52. 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 ...
  53. Stocking Stuffer Stocks

    November 29, 2007
    We examine four companies that might make nice additions to your holiday wish list.
  54. Takeover The Right Prescription For Longs Drugs? (LDG)

    October 22, 2007
    Speculation exists that Longs could be a buyout target - we examine if the move makes sense.
  55. Price Was Never Wal-Mart's Problem (WMT)

    August 20, 2007
    Wal-Mart is cutting prices to improve foot traffic and drive comps, but the solution isn't that simple.
  56. 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.
  57. Fill Your Portfolio's Prescription For Growth With Walgreen and ...

    July 17, 2006
    Are these two drug companies going to keep experiencing their recently strong rates of growth?
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