Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has a beta value of 0.82 and has seen 1,394,359 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $954.36 Million, closed the recent trade at $17.2 per share which meant it lost -$0.74 on the day or -4.12% during that session. The RAD stock price is -88.84% off its 52-week high price of $32.48 and 48.49% above the 52-week low of $8.86. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 2.08 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 2.78 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) is an Underweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 3.4. 2 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 3 out of 5 have rated it as a Hold, with no one of them advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.22.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) trade information
Despite being -4.12% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Monday, May 03 when the RAD stock price touched $18.19- or saw a rise of 5.72%. Year-to-date, Rite Aid Corporation shares have moved 8.34%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -4.83%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) have changed -18.1%. Short interest in the company has seen 7.63 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 2.74.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $18.75, which means that the shares’ value could jump 9.01% from the levels at last check today. The projected low price target is $13 while the price target rests at a high of $27. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is +56.98% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -24.42% from the levels at last check today.
Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Rite Aid Corporation shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +95.85% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 893.33%, compared to 8.5% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 650% and -44% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +2.3%.
3 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $6.13 Billion for the current quarter. 3 have an estimated revenue figure of $6.14 Billion for the next quarter concluding in August 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $5.61 Billion for this quarter, and analysts expect sales will grow by 9.2% for the current quarter.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -24.2% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest +78.8% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by -3.69%.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)’s Major holders
Insiders own 3.07% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 59.06% with a share float percentage of 60.93%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Rite Aid Corporation having a total of 261 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 4.99 Million shares worth more than $79.02 Million. As of December 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 9.06% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., with the holding of over 4.21 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $66.67 Million and represent 7.64% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Invesco Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of January 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 4.54% shares in the company for having 2500000 shares of worth $65.73 Million while later fund manager owns 1.45 Million shares of worth $23.03 Million as of December 30, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.64% of company’s outstanding stock.