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Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) shares gained 0.13% to $7.97. The company on Sept. 23 was awarded Metal Bulletin's top innovation prize for the company's breakthrough technology enabling the production of more aluminum-intensive vehicles. Alcoa's invention, an aluminum bonding technology, won "Best Product Innovation" of 2013 at the publication's Global Awards for Aluminium Excellence in Geneva.
Additionally, Alcoa’s stock on Oct. 1 is downgraded to Sell from Hold with a $5.50 price target, down from $9, at Deutsche Bank, which cites a deteriorating outlook stemming from lower aluminum prices.
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Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) shares gained 0.19% to $5.20. The company on Oct. 3 announced sales results for September. For the four weeks ended Sept. 28, 2013, same store sales increased 1.9 percent over the prior-year period. September front-end same store sales decreased 0.5 percent. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 100 basis points negative impact from new generic introductions, increased 3.1 percent. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 0.9 percent over the prior-year period.
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