Under the Lens: Rite Aid, CVS Caremark, Walgreen, and GNC Holdings
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LONDON, December 4, 2013
LONDON, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, December 03, 2013, the U.S. equity market posted losses with the
S&P 500 ending the day at 1,795.15, down 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial
Average closing at 15,914.62, down 0.59%; and the NASDAQ Composite finishing
at 4,037.20, down 0.20%. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the
day at 441.41, up 0.44%, and the same gained 0.97% in the last one month and
8.65% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.90% and 9.48% in
the S&P 500 during the respective periods.The major movers in the sector
includedRite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:
CVS), Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG), and GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC).
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On Tuesday, Rite Aid Corp.'s stock advanced hitting a new 52-week high of
$6.14. The company's shares closed the day at $6.11, up 1.33% from the
previous day's price of $6.03. A total of 41.87 million shares were traded,
which is above the daily average volume of 28.22 million. The company's shares
have surged 15.94% in the last one month and 72.60% in the previous three
months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.90% and 9.48%, during
the respective periods. Furthermore, Rite Aid Corp.'s stock is trading above
its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $5.19 and $3.32, respectively. Sign
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Shares in CVS Caremark Corp. fluctuated between $66.06 and $66.95 before
ending Tuesday's session 0.15% higher at $66.75. A total of 4.51 million
shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 5.61 million.
The company's shares have gained 6.65% in the last one month and 14.06% in the
previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.90% and
9.48%, during the respective periods. Additionally, CVS Caremark Corp.'s stock
is trading near its 52-week high of $67.64 and above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $61.67 and $58.70, respectively. CVS free technical report
can be accessed by signing up at:
On Tuesday, Walgreen Co.'s stock fell 0.66%, tracking losses in the broader
market. The company's shares traded between $58.19 and $58.91 before finishing
the day at $58.71. A total of 5.31 million shares were traded, which is below
the daily average volume of 5.59 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the
company's shares have gained 20.46% in the previous three months,
outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.48%, during the same period.
Further, Walgreen Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving
averages of $58.13 and $50.55, respectively. A free report on WAG can be
accessed by registering at:
GNC Holdings Inc.'s stock edged lower on Tuesday, ending the day at $59.33,
down 0.12% from the previous day's closing price of $59.40. The company's
shares vacillated between $58.59 and $59.47 during the trading session. A
total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average
volume of 1.05 million. Despite Tuesday's losses, the company's shares have
gained 0.59% in the last one month and 16.93% in the previous three months,
compared to a gain of 1.90% and 9.48% in the S&P 500 during the respective
periods. Moreover, GNC Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and
200-day moving averages of $57.04 and $48.81, respectively. Register with AAA
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