GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) - Well known Mover to Watch

Marco Green
December 30, 2017

However, the volume average of the last three months is 3.37 million shares. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $3.48. About 5.16M shares traded or 53.20% up from the average.

GNC Holdings, Inc is a specialty retailer of health, wellness and performance products, which include protein, performance supplements, weight management supplements, vitamins, herbs and greens, wellness supplements, health and beauty, food and drink and other general merchandise. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. The hedge fund run by Philip Rosenstrach held 326,698 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.89 million, up from 93,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Along with these its last twelve month performance is stands at -69.87% while moved -59.74% for the past six months according to Finviz reported data.

The stock decreased 7.41% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $3.5. The 20-day Stochastic %k measure, which sits at 70.40%, tells a different story, and suggests that CDE now trades in overbought territory. (NYSE:GNC). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. It has underperformed by 87.39% the S&P500. We have $10.02 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:SNCR worth $39.30 million more.

Analysts await GNC Holdings, Inc. With 3.62 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 8 days to cover their GNC's short positions. Therefore 18% are positive. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 40.85% with $67.91 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 13 to "Underweight". (NYSE:GNC) on Friday, April 29 to "Neutral" rating.

Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. (NYSE:GNC) on Thursday, January 19 to "Sell" rating. Wedbush maintained the shares of GNC in report on Friday, April 29 with "Outperform" rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of GNC in report on Friday, October 30 with "Hold" rating.

The ABR is the calculated average of the actual recommendations (strong buy, hold, sell etc.) made by the brokerage firms for the given stock. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 30 by Stephens. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Underweight" on Friday, October 28. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $16 target. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight". (NYSE:GNC)'s stock was -69.66%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.61 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 0.77 in 2017Q2.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) changed 7.51 million shares at hands on December 28, 2017 versus to the average volume of 3.47 million shares. 18 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 122,592 were reported by Goldman Sachs. When analyzing at performance throughout recent 6 months we have seen that GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) or 35,236 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0.01% or 370,000 shares. Next Financial Grp Inc Inc Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in GNC Holdings, Inc. Citigroup reported 72,148 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 86,778 shares or 0% of the stock. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 8,424 shares or 0% of the stock. GNC Holdings, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (NYSE:GNC). 711 were accumulated by Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership. Comerica Bancorp owns 14,864 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc holds 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. Adams Asset Advisors Lc invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. Over the last 90 days, insiders acquired 800,316 shares of company stock worth $6,659,718. Invesco Limited has 234,817 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:VZ). Amer Beacon Advsr holds 3,727 shares or 2.2% of its portfolio. Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) average trading volume of 2,147,570 during the past month is 21.34% below its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been less active than usual in the stock in recent times. Moreover, Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Mgmt has 0.04% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 82,359 shares. Sterneck Capital Limited Co holds 173,350 shares. Northern accumulated 830,487 shares. Maverick Capital Ltd sold 295,373 shares as Gnc Hldgs Inc (GNC)'s stock declined 4.71%. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il owns 321,730 shares or 2.98% of their U.S. portfolio. After properly studying the current price levels, it is very clear that the difference from the open is $0.11.

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