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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
RAD's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. RAD: 0.03 )
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: 0.27
Current: 0.03
0
0.27
Equity to Asset 0.04
RAD's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. RAD: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RAD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.04
-0.38
0.39
Interest Coverage 1.72
RAD's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. RAD: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RAD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.72
0.02
2.11
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.68
M-Score: -0.34
WACC vs ROIC
18.67%
55.18%
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 (%) 2.60
RAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. RAD: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RAD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.81  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.16
Current: 2.6
-7.81
3.16
Net-margin (%) 6.60
RAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. RAD: 6.60 )
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: 6.6
-11.09
7.95
ROA (%) 19.24
RAD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. RAD: 19.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RAD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.43  Med: -2.28 Max: 26.68
Current: 19.24
-29.43
26.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.68
RAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. RAD: 19.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.02  Med: 7.10 Max: 22.13
Current: 19.68
-44.02
22.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
RAD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. RAD: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: -3.00 Max: 15.1
Current: -4
-16
15.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.40
RAD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. RAD: 23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.3  Med: -2.90 Max: 24.5
Current: 23.4
-84.3
24.5
» RAD's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

RAD Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Larry Robbins 13,993,398 sh (New)
John Burbank 4,141,386 sh (New)
Jim Simons 5,454,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 233,254 sh (+115.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,434,883 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Ken Fisher 10,350 sh (-4.61%)
Ray Dalio 1,700,374 sh (-31.63%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (-91.30%)
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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)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 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

Mario Gabelli 717,400 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,809 sh (New)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
RADCO0.000.00Conv Pfd Shs Series -I-

Top Ranked Articles about Rite Aid Corp

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) announced on Oct. 27 it would acquire Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) in a deal worth more than $17 billion, combining the largest and third-largest drugstore chains in the country in terms of number of stores. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 4.03
RAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.55 vs. RAD: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RAD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 15.17 Max: 6590
Current: 4.03
3.17
6590
Forward P/E 24.10
RAD's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. RAD: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.03
RAD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
98% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. RAD: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RAD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 13.47 Max: 219
Current: 4.03
3.17
219
P/B 16.21
RAD's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. RAD: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RAD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.09 Max: 146.5
Current: 16.21
0.29
146.5
P/S 0.27
RAD's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. RAD: 0.27 )
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: 0.27
0.01
0.34
PFCF 40.94
RAD's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. RAD: 40.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RAD' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 17.92 Max: 908
Current: 40.94
1.88
908
POCF 9.62
RAD's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. RAD: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RAD' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 6.41 Max: 67
Current: 9.62
0.54
67
EV-to-EBIT 20.60
RAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. RAD: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2324  Med: 19.95 Max: 3729.8
Current: 20.6
-2324
3729.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.49
RAD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. RAD: 12.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 11.75 Max: 17.3
Current: 12.49
-6.2
17.3
PEG 0.24
RAD's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. RAD: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RAD' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.22 Max: 7.36
Current: 0.24
0.16
7.36
Current Ratio 1.52
RAD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 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: 1.82 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.52
0.81
3.28
Quick Ratio 0.61
RAD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. RAD: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RAD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.61
0.13
1.25
Days Inventory 48.98
RAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.02 vs. RAD: 48.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RAD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.59  Med: 64.13 Max: 70.58
Current: 48.98
56.59
70.58
Days Sales Outstanding 19.37
RAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. RAD: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RAD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 13.43 Max: 14.16
Current: 19.37
7.31
14.16
Days Payable 28.14
RAD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 47.18 vs. RAD: 28.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RAD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83  Med: 25.85 Max: 29.42
Current: 28.14
21.83
29.42

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 3.55
RAD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. RAD: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RAD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 3.60 Max: 10.26
Current: 3.55
1.08
10.26
Price/Median PS Value 2.74
RAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. RAD: 2.74 )
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: 1.39 Max: 9.14
Current: 2.74
0.09
9.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.21
RAD's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. RAD: 0.21 )
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: 0.16  Med: 1.09 Max: 8.43
Current: 0.21
0.16
8.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.85
RAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RAD: 4.85 )
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: 4.85
0.3
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.57
RAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. RAD: 21.57 )
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: -31.7  Med: -0.55 Max: 36.3
Current: 21.57
-31.7
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $29314
EPS $ 1.91
Beta2.05
Short Percentage of Float2.88%
52-Week Range $5.88 - 9.47
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1046.46

Analyst Estimate

Feb16 Feb17 Feb18
Revenue(Mil) 30,947 33,641 34,601
EPS($) 0.19 0.32 0.47
EPS without NRI($) 0.19 0.32 0.47

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Pharmaceutical Retailers
Compare:SHDMF, APNHF, GNC, JCOUF, PMC » details
Traded in other countries:RTA.Germany,
Rite Aid Corp a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1968. It operates retail drugstore chain in the United States. It operates its drugstores in 31 states across the country and in the District of Columbia. As of February 28, 2015, the Company operated 4,570 stores in 31 states across the country and in the District of Columbia. 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.
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