Trader’s Buzzers: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)

On Monday, shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), included 0.91 % and shut at $7.74 inside the end purchasing and offering session. The last exchanging scope of the stock ranges amongst $7.72 and $7.78. Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to kick start the holiday shopping season by offering its customers the best prices of the year during its Black Friday sales starting as early as 8 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Black Friday in select locations.*

“As the holiday season officially begins, Rite Aid is excited to offer its customers the lowest prices of the year this Black Friday,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising and supply chain. “From holiday décor, to gifts for all ages, sweet treats and more, Rite Aid has remarkable savings throughout the holiday season to ensure shoppers get everything on their list.”

Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), added 0.59 % and shut at $89.62 inside the last exchanging session. The rest of the purchasing and offering scope of the stock levels among $88.96 and $89.68. The association’s commercial center capitalization is $138.75 Billion with the general uncommon loads of 1.55 billion. Philip Morris International Inc.’s (“PMI”) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) Chief Financial Officer, Jacek Olczak, addresses shareholders recently at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference in New York.

PMI revises, for currency only, its 2016 full-year stated diluted earnings per share forecast to be in a range of $4.46 to $4.51 as compared to $4.42 in 2015. Apart From an unfavorable currency impact, at prevailing exchange rates, of about $0.42 for the full-year 2016, the diluted earnings per share range represents a projected increase of about 10.5% to 11.5% as compared to adjusted diluted earnings per share of $4.42 in 2015.

This forecast does not include any share repurchases in 2016.

The adjusted diluted EPS of $4.42 in 2015 is calculated as stated diluted EPS of $4.42, plus a $0.03 per share charge related to asset impairment and exit costs, less a $0.03 per share benefit related to discrete tax items.

This forecast excludes the impact of any future acquisitions, unanticipated asset impairment and exit cost charges, future changes in currency exchange rates, and any unusual events.

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