In today's video, analyst Austin Smith looks at CVS. There is a lot of danger in the retail pharmacy space, and none of the big players looks great. Rite Aid has very low operating margins and an estimate for same-store sales growth of -0.05% to 1%. Walgreen expanded with its recent $6.7 billion acquisition of a U.K.-based drugstore, but it still needs to shore up domestically after its Express Scripts fallout. That leaves CVS, which has its own pharmacy benefit manager, as the only company with a big advantage over its competition.
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