Rite Aid Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Rite Aid Corporation buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Rite Aid positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Rite Aid Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Rite Aid buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Rite Aid Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Rite Aid Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 1.81  0.02  1.09%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Rite Aid Corporation is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Rite Aid Corporation has a mean deviation of 4.32, semi deviation of 3.7, standard deviation of 5.87, variance of 34.47, downside variance of 17.48 and semi variance of 13.7
We provide buy or sell recommendations to complement the recent expert consensus on Rite Aid. Our dynamic recommendation engine exercises multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the firm potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Rite Aid is not overpriced, please check all Rite Aid fundamentals including its Total Debt, Earnings Per Share and the relationship between Net Income and Book Value Per Share . Please also confirm Rite Aid Number of Shares Shorted to check out your buy or sell decision is consistent with all fundamental data available and that the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.8Value At Risk6.38
Potential Upside14.29Standard Deviation5.87
 Return Density 

Rite Aid Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=3.75
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.0987

Rite Aid Volatility Alert

Rite Aid Corporation shows above average downside volatility of 4.18 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect Rite Aid Corporation to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about Rite Aid future alpha.
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FundamentalsRite AidPeer Average
Return On Equity13.22 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset1.85 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin0.28 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin1.07 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.17 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.05 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.99 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions52.21 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted179.56 M3.24 M
Price to Earning22.62 times40.69 times
Price to Book2.71 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.06 times17.81 times
Revenue32.09 B9.85 B
Gross Profit7.77 B21.75 B
EBITDA904.09 M1.41 B
Net Income89.23 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents238.98 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.23 times5.17 times
Total Debt7.14 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity973.6 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.74 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share0.7 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations504.66 M1.25 B
Short Ratio8.34 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.08 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.64 times1.22 times
Number of Employees51.66 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization2 B29.78 B
Total Asset11.28 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings(5.24 B)38.24 B
Working Capital1.55 B3.58 B
Current Asset4.55 B36.8 B


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Coutu Michel of 76923 shares of Rite Aid subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0764
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.2203
Mean Deviation4.32
Semi Deviation3.7
Downside Deviation4.18
Coefficient Of Variation735.69
Standard Deviation5.87
Information Ratio0.0987
Jensen Alpha0.0074
Total Risk Alpha(1.68)
Sortino Ratio0.1386
Treynor Ratio0.2103
Maximum Drawdown22.9
Value At Risk(6.38)
Potential Upside14.29
Downside Variance17.48
Semi Variance13.7
Expected Short fall(6.07)

Current Valuation

Rite Aid Current Valuation Analysis
Rite Aid Corporation is rated fifth in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is at this time estimated at about 324 Billion. Rite Aid holds roughly 9.17 Billion in current valuation claiming about 2.83% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.