Stock Floundering in Session: GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC)

Buy and sell signs

Buy and sell signs

6 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending April 26, 2017- May 1, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 617.01 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 639.86 million and 604 million respectively.

GNC Holdings Inc. (GNC) has a market capitalization of 630.79 Million. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions. (GNC) is at 71.43. Analyst's mean target price for GS is $253.00 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.60. This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward.

With battery prices plummeting and charging stations set to multiply, one company stands out as the #1 stock to buy according to Zacks research. There may be various price targets for a stock. Below, we'll look more closely at these stocks to tell you why they did so well. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$0.33 per share. The company has already started seeing transformational changes during the first quarter 2017. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.29/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -80.6%. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $1.41 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.93 to $1.76. The specialty retailer reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.04. The institutional investor owned 584,659 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 72,650 shares during the period. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

Revenues during the reported quarter dropped 3.6% year over year to $644.8 million. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $640.24 Million and $612.8 Million, respectively.

Including one-time items, the company's reported earnings were 35 cents per share, down 49.3% year over year. The Moving Average SMA50 is 20.39% while SMA200 is -37.76%. With 749,000 avg volume, 9 days are for Empire State Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:ESRT)'s short sellers to cover ESRT's short positions. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use.

About 29,992 shares traded. The company's 50-day moving average is $7.37 and its 200-day average is $11.76. (GNC) now has a value of $7.24 while the company's 52 week low is at $6.51, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 04/07/17.

GNC stock's price is now -74.02% down from its 52-week high and +38.71% up from its 52-week low. Barclays PLC lowered GNC Holdings from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $15.00 to $11.00 in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 3.63, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

02/11/2017 - GNC Holdings, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. This rating was issued on 1/19/17. The company experienced "a meaningful uptick in system demand for the second consecutive quarter", wrote Jensen in a note to clients, citing a Piper Jaffray survey of 3D printer resellers. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, November 5 to "Hold".

During last 5 trades the stock sticks nearly 26.29%. Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market.

GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) share price soared 24.72% or 1.79 points to reach at $9.03 during previous trading session.

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