Interest grows in drugstore stocks

|By:, SA News Editor

Drugstore stocks are on the move as investors continue to shift assets into consumer staples stocks.

Walgreen (WAG +2%), CVS Caremark (CVS +0.8%), and Rite Aid (RAD +1.8%) are all higher on the day.

The trio is also helping lift  the Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:XLP) to a 1% gain to stay ahead of broad market averages.