Drug Stores: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS), GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced that Dedra N. Castle, a highly experienced human resources executive, is joining Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) stock performance was -2.55% in last session and finished the day at $6.50. Traded volume was 15.58million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 21.70million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.66. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) insider ownership is 0.80%.

Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)’s dispute with pharmacy benefits management company Express Scripts led to a significant loss in the number of Express Scripts’ prescriptions filled at Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) stores, impacting its revenue growth in the last two years. Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) dropped -2.24 percent to $64.93 Wednesday on volume of 10.60million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $63.92 to $66.63. Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) has a market capitalization of $61.69billion.

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated pharmacy benefit services for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Government-wide Service Benefit Plan, also known as the Federal Employee Program (FEP). CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)’s stock on Mar 26, 2014 reported a increase of 0.47% to the closing price of $75.30. Its fifty two weeks range is $53.94 -$76.36. The total market capitalization recorded $89.04billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 100.00million shares. In its share capital, CVS has 1.19billion outstanding shares.

Vitamin and nutritional supplements retailer GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) warned that the weather hurt their quarterly results and that its first-quarter results would miss expectations. On Wednesday, shares of GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) dropped -0.74% to close the day at $43.20. Company return on investment (ROI) is 14.40% and its monthly performance is recorded as
-10.39%. GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) quarterly revenue growth is -24.86%.

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