) pushed the Retail industry higher today making it today's featured retail winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.1%. By the end of trading, Rite Aid Corporation rose 8 cents (6.8%) to $1.25 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 22.3 million shares of Rite Aid Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.2 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.23-$1.30 after having opened the day at $1.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.17. Other companies within the Retail industry that increased today were:
), up 6%,
), up 3.2%,
), up 3.1%, and
), up 2%.
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Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates retail drugstores in the United States. The company's drugstores primarily offer pharmacy services. Rite Aid Corporation has a market cap of $1.08 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are down 4.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Rite Aid Corporation a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and three rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Rite Aid Corporation as a
. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins.
- You can view the full Rite Aid Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 17%,
), down 12.3%,
), down 9.3%, and
), down 7.2%, were all losers within the retail industry with
) being today's retail industry loser.
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