Editor’s Note: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
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.”
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%.