The Rite Aid deal is the latest transaction by Albertsons to expand its offerings to attract consumers.
Leveraging Strong Pharmacy Network and Rite Aid's Pharmacy Benefit Management Company, EnvisionRxOptions, to Drive Customer Growth. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 8.12 percent. That deal could turn numerous chain's 9,800 stores into one-stop-shop locations for an array of health care needs like blood work and eye or hearing care in addition to their traditional role of filling prescriptions.
The companies estimate that over 40 million customers per week will be affected by the change.
He adds Rite Aid is one of the county's largest employers. "Estimates have been stable lately". Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3 on this stock. Evercore ISI started coverage on Rite Aid in a report on Thursday, January 4th.
And they're not the only companies trying to stay above water. Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD)'s price sits 6.52% above from its 50-day moving average of $2.15 and -7.85% away from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $2.04.
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Analysts are speculating a 64.84% move, based on the high target price ($18) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 4.75 million shares. The company has a quick ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.66. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Finally, HBK Investments L P lifted its holdings in shares of Rite Aid by 37.0% during the 4th quarter. Parametrica Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Rite Aid in the fourth quarter worth approximately $182,000. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/02/21/rite-aid-co-rad-short-interest-update-updated.html.
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This is Rite Aid's second attempt to merge with another retailer.
Technology companies are also playing a role.
Pharmacies in Western New York are expected to continue to operate under the Rite Aid name.
Albertsons Cos, one of the nation's largest food retailers with more than 2,300 stores in 35 states, said Tuesday it will fold more than 2,500 Rite Aid stores in 19 states into its portfolio of brands, positioning the combined company to become "a leader in food, health and wellness".