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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 50,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Rite Aid Corporation stock price (NYSE: RAD)

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Rite Aid Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$10.14
52-week range$10.01 - $32.48
50-day moving average $13.00
200-day moving average $15.75
Wall St. target price$14.00
PE ratio 1551.16
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.11

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Rite Aid Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.14 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-19) -12.74%
1 month (2021-12-23) -27.36%
3 months (2021-10-27) -21.76%
6 months (2021-07-27) -32.13%
1 year (2021-01-27) -63.98%
2 years (2020-01-27) -16.89%
3 years (2019-01-25) 964.79%
5 years (2017-01-27) 46.32%

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 P/E ratio

Rite Aid Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1551x. In other words, Rite Aid Corporation shares trade at around 1551x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

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 $419.3 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 $24.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.49%
Gross profit TTM $4.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.79%
Return on equity TTM -3102.1%
Profit margin -0.69%
Book value $8.71
Market capitalisation $627 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

Rite Aid Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 32
Total ESG percentile 57.58
Environmental score 5
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 5
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 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 $10.01 up to $32.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RAD.US volatility(beta: 0.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 0.9128. This would suggest that Rite Aid Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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 an assortment of other merchandise, including over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, pet care, and other every day and convenience products, as well as brand and generic prescription drugs. It also operates retail clinics that provide treatment for common conditions; and provides preventative services. In addition, this segment offers healthcare coaching and disease management services. 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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Rite Aid Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.719% of Rite Aid Corporation shares are held by insiders and 58.452% by institutions.
How many people work for Rite Aid Corporation?
Latest data suggests 50,000 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: 30 Hunter Lane, Camp Hill, PA, United States, 17011
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: 767754104

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