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The Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is going down by -1.20% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.12% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out 2 hours ago stating that Health Dialog Earns URAC Accreditation in Health Call Center by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $9.8994, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $10.40. RAD finished the previous session at $9.96 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $616096.

In the 100 days of trading, RAD managed to top a 7.86% Moving average. Additionally, Rite Aid Corporation shares have achieved a 52-week range between 5.04 and 24.20 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 74.01%.

The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 53.21M, equal to the value of $529.97M in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, Rite Aid Corporation shares went down by -14.68%, adding 11.58 to growth in value, on top of a +23.19% boost since 10/18/19.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Analyst’s Estimates

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) could record at least $0.09 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 12/19/2019, a number that would actually represent a decrease of -0.29 YOY.

According to the average analyst rating, Rite Aid Corporation would be rated as Sell. Out of 5 different analysts monitoring RAD stock, 0 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 1 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that RAD is an OVERWEIGHT, 4 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.

On September 12, 2019, the stock earned a Initiated rating due to a new analyst call from Deutsche Bank, while analysts from Guggenheim believe that the stock is set at Sell, as concluded on April 18, 2019. Goldman, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Sell as confirmed through a call on September 06, 2018.

Deutsche Bank, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on December 04, 2017, giving the stock a Hold rating.

RAD Key Ratios To Watch:

Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +21.61% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +0.39%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at -8.04%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 1.68. Additionally, Rite Aid Corporation is recording price volatility of 5.40% for the period of the last seven days and 6.28% in the last 30 days.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Technical Outlook

For the period of the last 50 days, Rite Aid Corporation had its Raw Stochastic average set at 65.93% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 52.25%. Stochastic %K for Rite Aid Corporation, with the last 20 days included, was set at 53.18%, having Stochastic %D topping 50.31%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for Rite Aid Corporation stocks with recording -29.69% in metrics.

Rite Aid Corporation Insider Watch:

Similarly, 48.25% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 354 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of RAD stocks are: Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with ownership of $34.12 million, which is approximately 4909364 of the company’s shares; Blackrock Inc., holding 4239908 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $29.47 million; and Invesco Ltd., currently with more than 2627892 shares of the company valued at $18.26 million. Positions in Rite Aid Corporation stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 15 insider purchases amounting to 700600 shares.

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