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How to buy Rite Aid Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Rite Aid Corporation stock.
Rite Aid Corporation is a pharmaceutical retailers business based in the US. Rite Aid Corporation shares (RAD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Rite Aid Corporation employs 53,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $24.1 billion.
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What's in this guide?
- RAD shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is RAD stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is RAD suitable for ethical investing?
- Are RAD shares over-valued?
- Rite Aid Corporation's financials
- How volatile are RAD shares?
- Does Rite Aid Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have RAD shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Rite Aid Corporation stock price (NYSE: RAD)Use our graph to track the performance of RAD stocks over time.
Rite Aid Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$3.59|
|52-week range||$3.17 - $11.61|
|50-day moving average||$4.34|
|200-day moving average||$6.12|
|Wall St. target price||$3.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-9.96|
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Is it a good time to buy Rite Aid Corporation stock?
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Rite Aid Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2023-01-23)||6.21%|
|1 month (2022-12-29)||8.46%|
|3 months (2022-10-28)||-26.73%|
|6 months (2022-07-29)||-56.38%|
|1 year (2022-01-27)||-64.73%|
|2 years (2021-01-29)||-86.34%|
|3 years (2020-01-30)||12.37|
|5 years (2018-01-30)||72.60%|
Is Rite Aid Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Rite Aid Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Rite Aid Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Rite Aid Corporation's PEG ratio
Rite Aid Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.87. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Rite Aid Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Rite Aid Corporation's EBITDA
Rite Aid Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $335.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Rite Aid Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Rite Aid Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$24.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||0.23%|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.38%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2628.85%|
|Market capitalisation||$194.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Rite Aid Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Rite Aid Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Rite Aid Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 32
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Rite Aid Corporation's overall score of 32 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 58th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Rite Aid Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Rite Aid Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 5/100
Rite Aid Corporation's environmental score of 5 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Rite Aid Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Rite Aid Corporation's social score
Social score: 5/100
Rite Aid Corporation's social score of 5 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Rite Aid Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Rite Aid Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 5/100
Rite Aid Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Rite Aid Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Rite Aid Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Rite Aid Corporation scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Rite Aid Corporation hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||32|
|Total ESG percentile||57.58|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||3|
Rite Aid Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting Rite Aid Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Rite Aid Corporation's shares ever split?
Rite Aid Corporation's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 21 April 2019. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Rite Aid Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Rite Aid Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Rite Aid Corporation's share price.
Rite Aid Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Rite Aid Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.17 up to $11.61. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Rite Aid Corporation's is 1.2089. This would suggest that Rite Aid Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Rite Aid Corporation overview
Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail drugstores in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Services. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs and provides various other pharmacy services and an assortment of products comprising over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care products, seasonal merchandise, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal and general merchandise, pet care, and a variety of other everyday and convenience products, as well as brand and generic prescription drugs; and a private brand product line. It also operates retail pharmacies and clinics; and offers healthcare services, including administering immunizations for COVID-19, the flu, shingles, and others; assists its customers with high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes; provides guidance on combating obesity and tobacco addiction; and educates customers on managing medications and potential side effects. In addition, this segment offers healthcare coaching and disease management services to health plans and employers. The Pharmacy Services segment provides integrated suite of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) offerings, including technology solutions, mail delivery services, specialty pharmacy, network and rebate administration, claims adjudication, and pharmacy discount programs, as well as drug benefits under the federal government's Medicare Part D program and insurance offerings for individuals and groups. This segment serves health plans, commercial employers, labor groups, and state and local governments.
Rite Aid Corporation in the news
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid and Amazon
3 Retail Pharmacy and Drugstore Stocks to Watch Amid Industry Headwinds
Why Is Rite Aid (RAD) Down 7% Since Last Earnings Report?
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Rite Aid Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.73% of Rite Aid Corporation shares are held by insiders and 52.328% by institutions. How many people work for Rite Aid Corporation?
Latest data suggests 53,000 work at Rite Aid Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Rite Aid Corporation?
Rite Aid Corporation's fiscal year ends in February. Where is Rite Aid Corporation based?
Rite Aid Corporation's address is: 1200 Intrepid Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States What is Rite Aid Corporation's ISIN number?
Rite Aid Corporation's international securities identification number is: US7677548726 What is Rite Aid Corporation's CUSIP number?
Rite Aid Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 767754872
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