Historically, tumultuous times offer some of the best opportunities to unearth killer stocks, and the market's recent mess surely qualifies. And while investing in stocks crossing health care and retail today would be taboo to most, many investors think drugstore operator Rite Aid
In our Motley Fool CAPS community, about 88% of the 924 investors rating the company are bullish, so there's no shortage of reasons why Rite Aid will thrive, three of which I've highlighted below.
But here at The Motley Fool, we're all for looking at both the good and bad sides of an investment. Once you're done with this article, you can read the case against the stock, weigh in with your own comments below, or rate Rite Aid yourself in CAPS.
1. Bouncing back
Shares of Rite Aid have fought their way back from mere pennies early last year, when many investors had also left stocks like Citigroup and Ford
2. Making moves
Rite Aid has taken steps to improve its situation, including refinancing debt, slashing costs, and improving its liquidity in an attempt to shore up its finances. And with recent results from retailers like Home Depot
3. Takeover target
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Fool contributor Dave Mock has more than three reasons why he shouldn't be left alone with a box of Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies. He owns no shares of companies here. Home Depot and Wal-Mart Stores are Inside Value recommendations. Ford is a Stock Advisor choice. The Fool's disclosure policy is on a 3,000-calorie-a-day diet.