Hot Stock to Watch: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

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Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector has declined -3.77% and closed its last trading session at $4.85.

The company reported its EPS on 12/22/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $6.54.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.5. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.5 and 2.5 respectively.

Rite Aid Corporation on 12/22/2016 reported its EPS as $0.02 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.04. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.02. This shows a surprise factor of -50%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Rite Aid Corporation Earnings, with 6 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.02.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.06 and $-0.05 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.06.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Rite Aid Corporation as $8.28 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 7 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 8.43 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 8.13 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 8.27 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Rite Aid Corporation is -66.7%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -200%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -30.12% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is -47.68%.

The Company got Downgrade by Deutsche Bank on 8-Apr-16 from Buy to Hold.

Insider Trades for Rite Aid Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 16 Sep 2016 where Abelman (David), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 1408 shares were traded at a price of $8.03.

5 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 808448 shares traded.

7 analysts projected Price Targets for Rite Aid Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $6.75. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $6.25 and the Mean Price Target is $6.54.

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) has the market capitalization of $5.1 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $8.77 on Jan 13, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $4.61 on Mar 9, 2017.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 14.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.2 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -41.14 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.85 and ATR value of 0.23. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 5.87% and 4.30%.