Out of the analyst recommendations 0 rate Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) stock a Buy, 1 rate the stock Outperform, 7 rate Hold, 1 rate Underperform and 0 recommend a Sell. In all, 1,114 stores had been transferred as of February 8, Rite Aid said in a recent investor announcement. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $2.75. The companies settled on the smaller deal instead. Goldman Sachs downgraded Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) on Thursday, October 29 to "Neutral" rating.
The merger will have to pass muster with government regulators, but analysts say it should not encounter the same difficulties the Walgreens merger did, since the two companies are not direct competitors. Net leverage at the new Albertsons will start at 3.8 times Ebitda, which it plans to reduce to 2.75 within three years. Rite Aid has $11 highest and $1.5 lowest target. The stock increased 0.94% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.15. A total of 144.27 Million shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade compared with its average trading volume of 24.75 Million shares, while its relative volume stands at 5.83. The current ratio for RAD is 0.90 and that of CMC is 3.20. The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. The new company will have 4,900 locations and an estimated 369,000 employees. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 51.68% of the company's stock. Equitec Proprietary Markets Llc who had been investing in Rite Aid Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.23B market cap company. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in Rite Aid by 49.8% in the second quarter. 513.41 million shares or 4.79% less from 539.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
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Graham said customers don't have to transfer their prescriptions to Walgreens, and they can continue to refill them at Rite Aid. (Albertsons has about 2% of the prescription market.) Albertsons executives said on a conference call in the morning that pharmacy customers spend more than twice as much on groceries per week as the average customer, and Rite Aid's name could bring in new shoppers.
More notable recent Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Rite Aid's Turnaround Is Inevitable" on January 30, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: "Vetr Community Upgrades Rite Aid To Strong Buy" published on January 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: "Rite Aid: Destination Insignificance" on February 12, 2018.
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