why Rite Aid Corporation [RAD] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $8.63

Rite Aid Corporation [NYSE: RAD] slipped around -0.13 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $9.82 at the close of the session, down -1.31%. The company report on October 14, 2020 that Rite Aid to Launch Rite Aid Performance Media Powered by Quotient.

Partnering with brands to drive personalized content for customers.

Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) today enhanced its targeted digital media capability through a partnership with the leading digital promotions, media, and analytics company, Quotient, to exclusively connect brands and advertisers to Rite Aid digital customers. At a time when marketers are foregoing traditional channels in favor of more targeted and measurable alternatives, Rite Aid’s customer base represents an important audience with which brands can engage.

Rite Aid Corporation stock is now -36.52% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. RAD Stock saw the intraday high of $10.0199 and lowest of $9.70 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 23.88, which means current price is +6.28% above from all time high which was touched on 03/19/20.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.18M shares, RAD reached a trading volume of 2240362 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Rite Aid Corporation [RAD]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RAD shares is $8.63 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RAD stock is a recommendation set at 3.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Deutsche Bank have made an estimate for Rite Aid Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on April 17, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on February 27, 2020, representing the official price target for Rite Aid Corporation stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Rite Aid Corporation is set at 0.59, with the Price to Sales ratio for RAD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.02. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.87, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.65. Price to Free Cash Flow for RAD in the course of the last twelve months was 5.01 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.

How has RAD stock performed recently?

Rite Aid Corporation [RAD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.82. With this latest performance, RAD shares dropped by -28.16% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -25.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 10.46% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for RAD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.37, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.25, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 36.02 for Rite Aid Corporation [RAD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.08, while it was recorded at 9.87 for the last single week of trading, and 13.63 for the last 200 days.

Rite Aid Corporation [RAD]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Rite Aid Corporation [RAD] shares currently have an operating margin of +1.12 and a Gross Margin at +20.38. Rite Aid Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.14.

Return on Total Capital for RAD is now 4.20, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -8.42. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -50.42, with Return on Assets sitting at -5.18. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Rite Aid Corporation [RAD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 934.87. Additionally, RAD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 90.34, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 59.95. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 860.89, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 83.19.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Rite Aid Corporation [RAD] managed to generate an average of -$9,384 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 14.26 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.42.Rite Aid Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.

Earnings analysis for Rite Aid Corporation [RAD]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Rite Aid Corporation posted 0.54/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.09/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 500.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for RAD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Rite Aid Corporation go to -3.69%.

Insider trade positions for Rite Aid Corporation [RAD]

There are presently around $322 million, or 60.60% of RAD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RAD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 5,257,899, which is approximately -0.149% of the company’s market cap and around 2.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 4,161,890 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $40.87 million in RAD stocks shares; and INVESCO LTD., currently with $27.48 million in RAD stock with ownership of nearly -1.728% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Rite Aid Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of September and at the time of the September reporting period, where 86 institutional holders increased their position in Rite Aid Corporation [NYSE:RAD] by around 8,147,807 shares. Additionally, 80 investors decreased positions by around 5,185,157 shares, while 55 investors held positions by with 19,490,380 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 32,823,344 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RAD stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,943,270 shares, while 41 institutional investors sold positions of 2,247,040 shares during the same period.

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