CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is a health care retailer based in the United States. CVS is the nation’s second largest drugstore chain operating 9,600 locations in 45 states and Puerto Rico. CVS retail locations sell prescription drugs as well as general merchandise including over-the-counter medication, beauty products, and convenience foods. CVS is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker CVS. It holds an investment grade rating of BBB+ from Standard and Poor’s and long term rating of Baa1 from Moody’s. CVS was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.