Hard Facts About GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC)


GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) closed its last session at $4.18. The stock traded within a range of $4.08 and $4.90. The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector with a market capitalization of 291140. Trading volume for GNC Holdings Inc. was 13.22 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has an average volume of 5.34 Million.

Company Profile

GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of nutritional products including vitamin, mineral, herbal and other specialty supplements and sports nutrition, diet and energy products. The Company offers its products under the brands- Mega Men, Ultra Mega, GNC WELLbeING, Pro Performance, Pro Performance AMP and Longevity Factors and etc. It also offers products and product information online. GNC Holdings, Inc. is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Analyst Views

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) touched its 1-Year High price of $10.95 on 07/27/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 3.13 on 12/28/17.

EPS & Financials

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.25/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.25/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 5 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.3/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.44/share and a low EPS of $0.15/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $616.3 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 650.78 Million and 573.32 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.6 Million. According to today’s trading volume GNC Holdings Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 1.58 Percent and Institutional ownership of 66.6 Percent. The return on assets stands at -18.4%, Return on Equity currently is 620.3% and the Return on Investment value is -16.9%.

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) gross margin percentage stands at 32.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -12.8 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -15.1 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.66% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.28 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -40.91 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 13.28 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -12.8%. The return on invested capital is at -16.9%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 2.35.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -40.91%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 13.28% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.