Published: Fri, April 21, 2017
Business | By Max Garcia

Taking a Fresh Look at GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

Taking a Fresh Look at GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

It has a 56.73 P/E ratio. It also supported approximately 4,000 financial advisors, affiliated and licensed with insurance companies through customized clearing services, advisory platforms and technology solutions, as of December 31, 2016.

The company surged 24.72% and closed its last trading session at $7.24. The 9 months technical chart setup indicates low risk for the $622.20M company. ESRT's SI was 7.01M shares in April as released by FINRA.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for GNC Holdings Inc. It has underperformed by 15.56% the S&P500. Early in the day, poor earnings results from blue chip components of the Dow Jones Industrials weighed on market sentiment, and ongoing uncertainty about whether the Trump administration will be able to deliver on promised government reforms made some investors feel less confident about the future. Its up 0.13, from 1.08 in 2016Q3.

The biggest institutional shareholders in GNC Holdings, Inc. include Fidelity Management and Research Company which owns 10 million shares in the company valued at $108.97 million. 26 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes.

Although GNC Holdings reported better-than-expected results in the first quarter of 2017, the year-over-year decline on both the fronts was a huge disappointment. Art Ltd holds 0.03% or 22,600 shares in its portfolio. If that breakout hits post-earnings, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $8.50 to $9, or even $9.23 to $10 a share. The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/04/17/zacks-analysts-anticipate-gnc-holdings-inc-gnc-to-announce-0-33-eps.html. GNC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNC) has fallen 161.78% over the past 6 months and is downtrending. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC). NY acquired a new stake in GNC Holdings during the third quarter valued at approximately $2,022,000. Earnings per share are calculated by dividing a company's net income by its number of shares outstanding. GNC Holdings also was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Mackenzie Fincl Corp owns 324,806 shares. Glg Prns Limited Partnership stated it has 0.04% in GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC). Cornerstone, Washington-based fund reported 327 shares. Blackrock owns 6,349 shares. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for GNC Holdings, Inc. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and 6.34.

GNC reported first-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 37 cents, reflecting a massive 46.4% year-over-year deterioration. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded GNC Holdings from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday. Therefore 100% are positive. GNC Holdings had 21 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Analysts recommended an average brokerage rating of Hold derived from brokerage firms, according to FactSet. GNC Holdings Inc. got Downgrade on 19-Jan-17 where investment firm Goldman Downgrade the stock from Neutral to Sell. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Friday, October 28 by Bank of America. However, from 1988 through 2016, stocks from our Strong Sell list have actually performed 6X worse than the S&P 500. Compass Point initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 25 report. Out of rating recommendations 0 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight".

The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -16.67 percent while its Weekly performance value is 23.99%.

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