Pre-Market Review: Rite Aid, Walgreen, CVS Caremark, and GNC Holdings

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Jul 12, 2013, 08:00 ET from AAA Research Reports

LONDON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, shares in drugstore chains ended mostly higher, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the industry included Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD), Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), and GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC). initiated preliminary technical research on RAD, WAG, CVS, and GNC. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:  

Shares in Rite Aid Corporation edged higher on Thursday, reversing some of their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares fluctuated between $2.76 and $2.80 before finishing the day 1.09% higher at $2.79. A total of 10.95 million shares were traded which is less than its daily average volume of 24.43 million. Despite gains on Thursday, the company's shares have declined 0.71% in the last three trading sessions and 7.00% in past one month. The free technical analysis on RAD is available by signing up at:

Walgreen Company's stock rose sharply on Thursday, extending its gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares fluctuated between $48.35 and $49.47 before ending the session 1.78% higher at $48.70. A total of 11.28 million shares were traded which is above the daily average volume of 6.87 million. The company's shares have gained 10.38% in the last five trading sessions, edging up close to their 52-week high of $51.25. The stock is also trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages.  Register now to download free research on WAG at:

Shares in CVS Caremark Corporation moved higher on Thursday, touching a 52-week high of $61.06 before closing the day at $61.00, up 1.87%. A total of 4.22 million shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 4.79 million. In the last one month, the company's shares have gained 3.97%, thus outperforming the S&P 500. Furthermore, the stock has gained 5.61% in the last three months as compared to a gain of 5.12% in the S&P 500. A free report on CVS can be accessed by registering at:

GNC Holdings Inc.'s stock edged higher on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares fluctuated between $47.41 and $47.98 before ending the session 0.99% higher at $47.76. A total of 866,714 shares were traded which is below the daily average volume of 1.32 million. GNC Holdings' shares have gained 4.21% in the last one month, hence outperforming the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading near its 52-week high of $48.12. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on GNC for free at:



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