How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

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Among 11 analysts covering MGIC Investment Corp. Quantitative Ltd Co holds 1.20 million shares. Therefore 73% are positive. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. had 128 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, May 15. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Buy". It has a market cap of $2.28 Billion. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, July 5 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Leidos Holdings, Inc. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, December 9. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 16 by Numis Securities.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.14, from 1.04 in 2017Q1.

Whether institutional investors' presence and activities improve the efficiency of the financial markets, and what role institutional investors play in important corporate decisions. 111 funds opened positions while 694 raised stakes. Webster Retail Bank N A holds 197,261 shares. Ascend Cap Limited Liability owns 420,406 shares. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 241,712 shares. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 116,410 shares. (NYSE:DKS). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Ltd accumulated 6,081 shares. Huntington Bancorp, Ohio-based fund reported 1.80M shares. (NYSE:DKS). Whittier stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 199,015 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0.01% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Huntington Commercial Bank has invested 0% in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 46,802 shares. Net profit margin of the company was 23.40% while operating profit margin as 1.90%. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 71,140 shares. Icm Asset Mngmt Wa accumulated 20,000 shares. Mizuho set a $2.00 price objective on Rite Aid and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, October 7th. Therefore 14% are positive. Rite Aid has $11 highest and $2.0 lowest target. The rating was upgraded by Vetr on Friday, August 14 to "Buy".

Among 14 analysts covering Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. The stock has "Buy" rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 6.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD) has analysts' mean recommendation of 2.9. Bank of America has "Underperform" rating and $2 target. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, September 26. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, September 17. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, April 8. As per Thursday, August 13, the company rating was initiated by Bank of America.

More notable recent Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Why Rite Aid Corporation Stock Will Stage a Big Turnaround" on November 10, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Where Will Rite Aid Corporation Be in 5 Years?" published on November 19, 2017, Investorplace.com published: "Rite Aid Corporation Stock: If Wishes Were Horses" on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: "With Rite Aid Uncertainty Behind It, Could Walgreens Go Shopping?" published on December 04, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Where Will Rite Aid Corporation Be in 5 Years?" with publication date: November 19, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.46, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 85 investors sold Rite Aid Corporation shares while 96 reduced holdings. Ursa Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Rite Aid during the fourth quarter worth about $367,000. The stock exchanged hands 13.91 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 30.19 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $2.05 Billion. Rothschild Asset Management holds 8,815 shares. Raymond James Fincl Services Advisors holds 90,322 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Park Circle reported 0.99% stake. Dc Capital Advisors Ltd holds 0.41% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 200,000 shares. "The Company's Retail Pharmacy segment consists of Rite Aid stores, RediClinic and Health Dialog.new TradingView.widget ({ "height": "400, "width": "625, "symbol": "RAD", "interval": "D", "timezone": "Etc/UTC", "theme": "White", "style": "1", "locale": "en", "toolbar_bg": "#f1f3f6", "enable_publishing": "false, "hideideas": "true, "referral_id": "2588"}); Receive News & Ratings for Rite Aid Co. (NYSE:RAD) bonds rose 1.3% against their face value during trading on Friday. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 207,491 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Connecticut-based Massmutual Tru Commerce Fsb Adv has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD).

At midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 8.46 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 24,298.51, Xinhua news agency stated. Alpine Assoc Mgmt invested 0.75% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of RAD in report on Thursday, October 29 to "Neutral" rating.

Analysts await Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) to report earnings on December, 28. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.02 derived from a total of 3 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings.