Analyst Rating Update on GNC Holdings (GNC)

GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) : 9 analysts are covering GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) and their average rating on the stock is 2.56, which is read as a Hold. 2 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 7 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) : Average target price received by GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) is $29 with an expected standard deviation of $3.96. The most aggressive target on the stock is $38, whereas the most downbeat target is $26. 8 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Piper Jaffray initiates coverage on GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) The current rating of the shares is Overweight. Equity Analysts at the Firm announces the price target to $38 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 10, 2016.

GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $23.75, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $24.05 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $23.5075 and closed the trading day at $23.64, in the green by 0.30%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,580,477. The stock had closed at $23.57 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the CFO of Gnc Holdings, Inc., Tolivar Tricia K. had purchased shares worth of $25,133 in a transaction dated on November 4, 2015. A total of 760 shares were purchased at a price of $33.07 per share. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) is a specialty retailer of health and wellness products, including vitamins minerals and herbal supplement products (VMHS), sports nutrition products and diet products. Its product mix is sold under its GNC brands, including Mega Men, Ultra Mega, Total Lean, Pro Performance and Pro Performance AMP and Beyond Raw, and under third-party brands. It operates in three segments: Retail, Franchise and Manufacturing/Wholesale. The Companys retail generates revenues from sales of products to customers at Company-owned stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and through its Websites, and Franchise consists of its domestic and international franchise operations and generates revenues from franchise activities through product sales to franchisees royalties on franchise retail sales and franchise fees. Manufacturing/Wholesale comprises manufacturing operations in South Carolina and its wholesale sales business.

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