Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) News: Bruce G. Bodaken, Wellness & Marathon Results

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Bruce G. Bodaken Appointed to Rite Aid Board of Directors (FortMillTimes)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Bruce G. Bodaken, former Blue Shield of California chairman, president and CEO, to the Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Board. “We are very pleased to welcome Bruce to our Board,” said Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)’s Chairman, President and CEO John Standley. “As Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) continues to grow our business and develop new and exciting ways to better serve our customers in a rapidly changing healthcare environment, we expect to benefit greatly from Bruce’s in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry and his more than 20 years of executive leadership experience.”

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Wellness store offers free health screenings (CadillacNews)
Guests walking through the redesigned doors of their local drug store found plenty of tips for living a healthier life. On Saturday, the Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) drugstore, located at 720 South Mitchell Street, held a health and wellness event to celebrate its new Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Wellness Store. The store is the first Wellness store in the greater Cadillac area. Pharmacists and nurses were on hand with free services for guests. A total of six tables were available for customers Saturday with information on staying healthy.

Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon: Oberlin College grad Joanna Johnson takes third (NorthCoastNow)
With just a pair of marathons to her credit, Joanna Johnson is a novice compared to her top two rivals. She didn’t allow the inexperience or anything else to erode her confidence level Sunday at the 36th annual Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Cleveland Marathon. The 2011 Oberlin College graduate took third place in a career-record two hours, 48 minutes and 43 seconds. She won $1,000. “I was aiming for 2:50, so it went better than planned,” said Johnson, 24, a native of Chico, Calif. “That (the prize money) is definitely a perk. I’d run it anyway, but that always helps.”

Stocks with New Highs (TechSonian)
FastMovingStock.com is engaged in providing valuable ideas and news information on U.S. stocks on a regular basis. FastMovingStock.com provides detailed research guides on small cap and large cap stocks, helping investors in making wise stock market investment decisions through its free e-newsletter to subscribers. …Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) soared +7.31%, with the closing price of $2.79. The overall volume in the last trading session was 39.82 million shares. Stock hit a new fifty two week high of $2.80. The total market capitalization remained $2.53 billion. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is ahead of its 52 week low 193.68% and its last month price volatility remained 3.52%. Its beta coefficient was 2.50 with a target price of $2.52. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has insider ownership of 11.89% with its institutional ownership at 50.10%. Company’s current year earnings per share grew 127.72%, while the five year EPS growth rate was -75.75%.