Rite Aid Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Rite Aid Corporation

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Rite Aid Corporation                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                                Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      30 Hunter Lane, Camp Hill, 17011,United   The company reported revenues of US$25,214.91
Headquarters Address
                                      States of America                         million during 2011, with a CARC of 9.72% during
                                                                                2007–2011. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of
Telephone                             + 1 717 7612633
                                                                                1.77% over the previous fiscal year. In 2011, the
                                                                                company recorded an operating margin of -2.16%, as
Fax                                   + 1 717 9753754                           against -1.87% in 2010.

Website                               www.riteaid.com
                                                                                Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         RAD, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   57,680

Fiscal Year End                       February

Revenue (in US$ million)              25,214.91




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses

Improved Sales                        Dependence on a Single Supplier

Large Retail Network                  High Amount of Debt

Wide Business Range                   Limited Liquidity Position




Opportunities                         Threats

Changing Demographics                 Change in Reimbursement Policies

Introduction of Rite Aid RX Savings
                                      Competitive Pressures
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New Product Launches                  Governmental Regulations

Strategic Agreements                  Reduction in Stores




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................16
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 17
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................17
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 18
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................20
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................21
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................22
6     Rite Aid Corporation - Company Statement ........................................................................................ 23
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 25
8     Rite Aid Corporation - Key Employees ................................................................................................ 27
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 29
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 30
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................30
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................30
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 32
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................32
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................32
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................36




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..............................................................................................................................................
				
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