How to buy Rite Aid (RAD) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Rite Aid shares.

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) is a publicly traded pharmaceutical retailers business based in the US. On 29 September Rite Aid shares plunged 28.02% to a closing position of $5.06. However, over the last 12 months, Rite Aid's share price has risen by 6.80% from $13.82. Rite Aid is listed on the NYSE and employs 53,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Rite Aid

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: RAD in this case.
  5. Research Rite Aid shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Rite Aid shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 100x Rite Aid shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £6.43
£1,293.36 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £15.20
£1,302.12 total
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£1,299.79 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £24.82
£1,311.74 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.29
£1,288.21 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £27.29
£1,314.22 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £6.43
£1,293.36 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £25.59
£1,312.51 total
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Rite Aid share price (NYSE:RAD)

Use our graph to track the performance of RAD stocks over time.

Rite Aid price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $14.76

1 week (2022-09-27) 125.00%
1 month (2022-09-02) 115.47%
3 months (2022-07-01) 115.47%
6 months (2022-04-04) 70.24%
2 years (2020-10-02) 52.80%
3 years (2019-10-04) 94.47%
5 years (2017-10-04) -64.69%

Is it a good time to buy Rite Aid stock?

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Is Rite Aid under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

PEG ratio

Rite Aid's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.87. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Rite Aid's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

Rite Aid's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $363.4 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Rite Aid's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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.

Total ESG risk score

Rite Aid's total ESG risk: 32

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Rite Aid's overall score of 32 (as at 01/01/2019) 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 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.).

Environmental score

Rite Aid's environmental score: 5/100

Rite Aid'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 is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Rite Aid's social score: 5/100

Rite Aid'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 is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Rite Aid's governance score: 5/100

Rite Aid's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Rite Aid is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Rite Aid's controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Rite Aid scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Rite Aid 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 shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$14.99
High$15.24
Low$14.71
Close$14.76
Previous close$14.67
Change$0.09
Change %0.6135%
Volume1,990,265
Information last updated 2022-10-02.
52-week range$4.6754 - $15.65
50-day moving average$7.9598
200-day moving average$8.5991
Wall St. target price$4.25
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-9.962

Do Rite Aid shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Rite Aid to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Rite Aid's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.6754 up to $15.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RAD.US volatility(beta: 1.03)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's is 1.0324. This would suggest that Rite Aid'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).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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