3 reasons to buy rite aid


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Rite Aid is making impressive progress, both from a financial and operational point of view, the business is supported by strong secular tailwinds and considerable opportunities for growth at the company level. Besides, the stock offers abundant upside potential from a valuation point of view when compared against bigger and more profitable peers such as Walgreen and CVS Caremark.

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3 reasons to buy rite aid

  1. 1. 3 Simple Reasons to Buy Rite Aid 1- The company is clearly making considerable progress in terms of business turnaround and financial performance 2- Long-term industry tailwinds and growth opportunities 3- Rite Aid is attractively valued in comparison to bigger peers such as Walgreen and CVS Caremark
  2. 2. Rite Aid is clearly moving in the right direction - Store base restructuring - Cost controls - Increased focus on healthcare services - Building customer loyalty - Same-store sales increased 5% in April, signaling strong demand
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  7. 7. Industry tailwinds mean growing healthcare demand in the long term - Aging population - Generics wave and technological advancements of different kinds in the industry - Broadened healthcare insurance coverage
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  9. 9. Significant growth opportunities - Store base expansion - Wellness remodels - Loyalty programs and discounts to attract customers and consolidate the company´s competitive position. - Growing portfolio of pharmacy services
  10. 10. Net profit margin: moving in the right direction with ample room for continued improvement
  11. 11. Rite Aid is valued at a considerable discount versus CVS Caremark and Walgreen
  12. 12. Foolish takeaway - Rite Aid is making a lot of progress over the last several years, both operationally and financially - Strong secular tailwinds for the industry - Growth opportunities at the company level - The company still has room for improvement in terms of profitability when compared against peers such as Walgreen and CVS Caremark - Higher profitability would merit a considerably higher valuation, so Rite Aid still offers substantial potential for gains
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