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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
RAD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. RAD: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RAD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.02
0
0.1
Equity to Asset 0.05
RAD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. RAD: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RAD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.35  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.05
-0.35
0.39
Interest Coverage 1.73
RAD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.78 vs. RAD: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RAD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.73
0.02
2.11
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -2.03
WACC vs ROIC
16.59%
5.92%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.31
RAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. RAD: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RAD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.41 Max: 3.16
Current: 2.31
0.05
3.16
Net-margin (%) 0.44
RAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. RAD: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RAD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.09  Med: -0.63 Max: 7.95
Current: 0.44
-11.09
7.95
ROE (%) 31.48
RAD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. RAD: 31.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RAD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1148.43  Med: -33.10 Max: 51.83
Current: 31.48
-1148.43
51.83
ROA (%) 1.25
RAD's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RAD: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RAD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -2.28 Max: 26.83
Current: 1.25
-29.43
26.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.94
RAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. RAD: 17.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.02  Med: 7.02 Max: 22.13
Current: 17.94
-44.02
22.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
RAD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. RAD: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.2  Med: -3.00 Max: 92.8
Current: 1.1
-53.2
92.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
RAD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. RAD: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.8  Med: 0.60 Max: 24.2
Current: 4.1
-18.8
24.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.50
RAD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. RAD: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.5  Med: -25.20 Max: 288.2
Current: 9.5
-58.5
288.2
» RAD's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-17)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

RAD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

First Eagle Investment 1,596,105 sh (New)
John Burbank 11,495,343 sh (+177.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 290,532 sh (+24.56%)
Ken Fisher 11,500 sh (+11.11%)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 3,253,782 sh (-5.27%)
Larry Robbins 12,548,751 sh (-10.32%)
Jim Simons 368,900 sh (-93.24%)
Ray Dalio 70,374 sh (-95.86%)
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Q3 2015

RAD Guru Trades in Q3 2015

First Eagle Investment 5,023,390 sh (+214.73%)
Louis Moore Bacon 550,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Larry Robbins 12,357,751 sh (-1.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,491,729 sh (-23.42%)
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Q4 2015

RAD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 5,540,600 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,809 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 717,400 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 8,203,124 sh (New)
George Soros 808,700 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 922,139 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 5,627,170 sh (+12.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,100 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 167,539 sh (-93.28%)
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Q1 2016

RAD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Paulson 263,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 94,200 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,067,250 sh (+48.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,100 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 921,305 sh (-0.09%)
George Soros 500,000 sh (-38.17%)
Joel Greenblatt 71,752 sh (-57.17%)
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Preferred stocks of Rite Aid Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RADCO0.000.00Conv Pfd Shs Series -I-

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Pharmaceutical Retailers
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Traded in other countries:RTA.Germany,
Rite Aid Corp operates retail drugstore chains in the United States. As of February 28, 2015, the Company operated 4,570 stores in 31 states across the country and in the District of Columbia.

Rite Aid Corp a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1968. It operates retail drugstore chain in the United States. The Company operated approximately 4,561 stores in 31 states across the country and in the District of Columbia. Its segments include Retail Pharmacy Segment and New Pharmacy Segment. The Company sells prescription drugs and an assortment of other merchandise, which it calls 'front end' products. Front end products include over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise and numerous other convenience products. The Company attempts to distinguish its stores from other national chain drugstores, in part, through its wellness + loyalty program, private brands and its strategic alliance with GNC, a retailer of vitamin and mineral supplements. The retail drugstore industry is competitive. It competes with retail drugstore chains, independently owned drugstores, supermarkets, mass merchandisers, discount stores, wellness offerings, dollar stores and mail order pharmacies. The Company's business is subject to federal, state, and local government laws, regulations and administrative practices.

Top Ranked Articles about Rite Aid Corp

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 55.07
RAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. RAD: 55.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RAD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 12.05 Max: 328.5
Current: 55.07
1.86
328.5
Forward P/E 32.79
RAD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
91% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. RAD: 32.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 55.07
RAD's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
89% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. RAD: 55.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RAD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 12.41 Max: 219
Current: 55.07
1.93
219
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 16.54
RAD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. RAD: 16.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
RAD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 14.01 Max: 547.5
Current: 16.54
2.96
547.5
P/B 13.67
RAD's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. RAD: 13.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RAD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.16 Max: 151.55
Current: 13.67
0.29
151.55
P/S 0.26
RAD's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RAD: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RAD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.26
0.01
0.34
PFCF 24.01
RAD's PFCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. RAD: 24.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RAD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 20.79 Max: 605.33
Current: 24.01
1.85
605.33
POCF 8.00
RAD's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.03 vs. RAD: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RAD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 6.82 Max: 50.75
Current: 8
0.52
50.75
EV-to-EBIT 20.52
RAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. RAD: 20.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2324  Med: 20.40 Max: 3729.2
Current: 20.52
-2324
3729.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.07
RAD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.82 vs. RAD: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 11.70 Max: 17.3
Current: 12.07
-6.2
17.3
PEG 2.81
RAD's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. RAD: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RAD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.23 Max: 4.32
Current: 2.81
0.16
4.32
Current Ratio 1.52
RAD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. RAD: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RAD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.52
0.81
2.36
Quick Ratio 0.62
RAD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. RAD: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RAD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.62
0.18
0.78
Days Inventory 41.61
RAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 39.94 vs. RAD: 41.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RAD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.45  Med: 63.29 Max: 70.58
Current: 41.61
44.45
70.58
Days Sales Outstanding 18.99
RAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. RAD: 18.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RAD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 13.54 Max: 19.01
Current: 18.99
7.31
19.01
Days Payable 24.87
RAD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 46.29 vs. RAD: 24.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RAD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83  Med: 25.77 Max: 29.42
Current: 24.87
21.83
29.42

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.69
RAD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. RAD: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RAD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.77 Max: 8.58
Current: 2.69
1.5
8.58
Price/Median PS Value 2.61
RAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. RAD: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RAD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.40 Max: 8.15
Current: 2.61
0.09
8.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.54
RAD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. RAD: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
RAD' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 2.52 Max: 3.78
Current: 2.54
0.21
3.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.89
RAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RAD: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.80 Max: 8.2
Current: 4.89
0.3
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.62
RAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. RAD: 21.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RAD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.2  Med: 0.50 Max: 55.3
Current: 21.62
-37.2
55.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32,273
EPS (TTM) $ 0.14
Beta1.67
Short Percentage of Float5.25%
52-Week Range $5.88 - 9.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,048.41

Analyst Estimate

Feb17 Feb18
Revenue (Mil $) 33,227 34,601
EPS ($) 0.24 0.47
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.24 0.47
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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Steven Romick Reduces 7 Stakes in 4th Quarter Jan 28 2016 
John Burbank Jumps in Alphabet, Dollar Tree and Sells Rite Aid, NRG Nov 25 2015 
Leon Cooperman Buys Several Health Care Companies, Brief Position in Valeant Nov 17 2015 
How the Walgreens-Rite Aid Deal Stacks Up Against Paulson's Merger Arbitrage Checklist Nov 05 2015 
How Rite Aid Deal Will Change Walgreens Oct 30 2015 
Rite Aid Corporation Posts Impressive Results Jun 23 2015 

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