GNC Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:GNC)

About GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)

GNC Holdings logoGNC 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. The Company's operations consist of purchasing raw materials, formulating and manufacturing products and selling the finished products. It operates in three segments: U.S. and Canada, International and Manufacturing/Wholesale. Its U.S. and Canada segment generates revenues primarily from sales of products to customers at its Company-owned stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, through its Websites, and Its International segment generates revenue primarily to its international franchisees. Its Manufacturing/Wholesale segment comprises its manufacturing operations in South Carolina and its wholesale partner relationships.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Drug Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Symbol: NYSE:GNC
  • CUSIP: 36191G10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $493.14 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,397,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.61
  • 52 Week Range: $6.51 - $28.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.46
  • P/E Growth: -0.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.20
  • Book Value: ($1.01) per share
  • Price / Book: -7.14
  • EBIDTA: $319.67 million
  • Net Margins: 7.35%
  • Return on Equity: 53.97%
  • Return on Assets: 7.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.38%
  • Current Ratio: 2.62%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.69%
  • Average Volume: 3.84 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Short Ratio: 4.57

Frequently Asked Questions for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)

What is GNC Holdings' stock symbol?

GNC Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GNC."

How often does GNC Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GNC Holdings?

GNC Holdings announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th. View GNC Holdings' Dividend History.

How were GNC Holdings' earnings last quarter?

GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 18th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.04. The business earned $644.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $623.03 million. GNC Holdings had a net margin of 7.35% and a return on equity of 53.97%. The firm's revenue was down 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 EPS. View GNC Holdings' Earnings History.

Where is GNC Holdings' stock going? Where will GNC Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

11 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for GNC Holdings' shares. Their predictions range from $7.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect GNC Holdings' share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GNC Holdings.

Who are some of GNC Holdings' key competitors?

Who owns GNC Holdings stock?

GNC Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (13.21%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.04%), State Street Corp (3.29%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (2.93%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.19%) and Quantitative Investment Management LLC (1.83%). Company insiders that own GNC Holdings stock include Alan D Feldman, Guru Ramanathan, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Michael F Hines, Philip E Mallott, Robert F Moran and Tim Mantel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GNC Holdings.

Who sold GNC Holdings stock? Who is selling GNC Holdings stock?

GNC Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Schroder Investment Management Group, Teachers Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GNC Holdings.

Who bought GNC Holdings stock? Who is buying GNC Holdings stock?

GNC Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Sessa Capital IM L.P., Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Tairen Capital Ltd, Shah Capital Management, Impax Asset Management LTD, State Street Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought GNC Holdings stock in the last two years include Alan D Feldman, Guru Ramanathan, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Michael F Hines, Philip E Mallott, Robert F Moran and Tim Mantel. View Insider Buying and Selling for GNC Holdings.

How do I buy GNC Holdings stock?

Shares of GNC Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of GNC Holdings stock cost?

One share of GNC Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.21.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.55)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (108.04% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/9/2017Odeon Capital Group LLCReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$9.00HighView Rating Details
4/19/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$5.00 -> $7.00LowView Rating Details
3/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingSellMediumView Rating Details
2/14/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$12.00N/AView Rating Details
12/23/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesLower Price TargetUnderweight$11.00 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
10/28/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$13.00N/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$31.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$25.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$28.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/28/2016William BlairDowngradeUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00N/AView Rating Details
10/30/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Earnings by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Earnings History by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/18/2017Q1 2017$0.33$0.37$623.03 million$644.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.36$0.07$571.79 million$569.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.71$0.59$651.33 million$628.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.78$0.79$670.65 million$689.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.76$0.69$667.06 million$668.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.62$0.63$612.35 million$618.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.83$0.76$684.47 million$372.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.81$0.79$682.90 million$678.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$0.81$0.75$694.32 million$670.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.58$0.61$599.37 million$607.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.74$0.75$666.08 million$656.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.79$0.77$706.00 million$675.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.76$0.75$695.89 million$677.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.64$0.63$631.51 million$613.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.76$0.76$690.93 million$675.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.70$0.73$672.70 million$676.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2013Q1 2013$0.72$0.73$674.39 million$664.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.46$0.50$573.95 million$565.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.58$0.61$618.05 million$621.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.52$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.52$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.29$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$0.36$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.66
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.61$0.70$0.66
Q2 20172$0.68$0.77$0.73
Q3 20172$0.63$0.77$0.70
Q4 20172$0.48$0.68$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Most Recent Dividend:12/30/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:11.10%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:30.30% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.26% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
60.61% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)

Dividend History by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.78%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.75%
Insider Trades by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/24/2017Tim MantelEVPBuy15,000$7.21$108,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Alan D FeldmanDirectorBuy36,400$6.87$250,068.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Robert F MoranCEOBuy300,000$6.69$2,007,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2017Jeffrey Paul BergerDirectorBuy30,000$6.98$209,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Guru RamanathanSVPBuy29,500$7.72$227,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Philip E MallottDirectorBuy23,557$8.55$201,412.35View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Michael F HinesDirectorBuy125,000$8.18$1,022,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Robert F MoranCEOBuy592,259$8.44$4,998,665.96View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Joseph G SzaboSVPSell1,712$38.85$66,511.20View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Michael F HinesDirectorBuy30,000$35.41$1,062,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Thomas DowdCMOSell38,065$59.70$2,272,480.50View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Joe FortunatoCEOSell45,000$58.38$2,627,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Michael F HinesDirectorSell32,680$58.83$1,922,564.40View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Jeffrey Paul BergerDirectorSell19,200$53.69$1,030,848.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Michael NuzzoCFOSell20,000$50.95$1,019,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Joseph SzaboSVPSell1,500$51.01$76,515.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Joe FortunatoCEOSell80,000$53.15$4,252,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Joe FortunatoCEOSell111,885$52.50$5,873,962.50View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Amy B LaneDirectorSell1,000$52.18$52,180.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Gerald J Jr. StubenhoferSVPSell15,000$52.55$788,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Andrew DrexlerSVPSell2,500$49.75$124,375.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Thomas DowdCMOSell27,000$49.18$1,327,860.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Thomas DowdCMOSell22,200$47.64$1,057,608.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Michael NuzzoCFOSell18,926$45.25$856,401.50View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Thomas DowdCMOSell5,756$47.52$273,525.12View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Michael NuzzoCFOSell1,074$45.07$48,405.18View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Joe FortunatoCEOBuy15,000$32.95$494,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Thomas DowdCMOBuy1,000$32.51$32,510.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Michael NuzzoCFOBuy1,700$32.92$55,964.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Corporate Opportunities F AresInsiderSell5,158,040$35.20$181,563,008.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Teachers Pension Plan OntarioDirectorSell6,574,439$35.20$231,420,252.80View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Johann O KossDirectorSell7,000$40.16$281,120.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
Latest Headlines for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
DateHeadline logoPick Up 14% Yields From GNC Holdings, August 2020 Convertible Bonds - May 27 at 5:50 PM logoTim Mantel Purchases 15,000 Shares of GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) Stock - May 26 at 8:03 PM logoHere's What I Learned From My Call With GNC - Seeking Alpha - May 25 at 7:50 PM logoGNC Live Well Foundation Donates to Pittsburgh's Midtown Towers Fire Victims - May 25 at 7:50 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNC-US : May 24, 2017 - May 24 at 11:57 AM logoPre-Open Movers 05/22: (NUTR) (RDUS) (EYEG) Higher; (LJPC) (SNCR) (AMGN) Lower (more...) - May 22 at 11:15 AM logoMarketplace Roundtable: On An Adventure - Seeking Alpha - May 20 at 5:21 PM logoGNC: Playing With Fireworks - Insider Conviction Vs. Short Sellers - Seeking Alpha - May 20 at 5:21 PM logoWhy Is GNC Holdings (GNC) Down 22.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Nasdaq - May 19 at 8:52 AM logoETFs with exposure to GNC Holdings, Inc. : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 8:52 AM logoWhy Is GNC Holdings (GNC) Down 22.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? - May 19 at 8:52 AM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) Director Alan D. Feldman Purchases 36,400 Shares - May 18 at 7:47 PM logoThese 16 Stocks Are Quietly Yielding 10% To 36% - May 18 at 9:53 AM logoPre-Open Stock Movers 05/17: (RRGB) (JACK) (TGT) Higher; (BEBE) (PLUG) (XLRN) Lower (more...) - May 17 at 5:27 PM logoGNC Stock Rises as CEO Moran Buys Shares - May 17 at 5:27 PM logoWill The (Investing) Pride Of Pittsburgh Join Our GNC Short Squeeze Party? - May 17 at 10:25 AM logoAfter-Hours Stock Movers 05/16: (RRGB) (JACK) (NLST) Higher; (ABDC) (AMD) (AAWW) Lower (more...) - May 16 at 10:25 PM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) CEO Acquires $2,007,000.00 in Stock - May 16 at 7:14 PM logoGNC: Good Brand. And Trade Idea. - Seeking Alpha - May 16 at 5:24 PM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 9:14 PM logoGNC: My Man - Robert Moran - May 11 at 6:06 PM logoVitamin Companies Look For Customer Retention Boost (VSI, GNC) - May 10 at 5:36 PM logoVitamin Companies Seek Customer Retention Boost - May 10 at 5:36 PM logoGNC pricing strategy spurs more transactions, but long-term impact still unclear - May 9 at 5:17 PM logoGNC Holdings' (GNC) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Odeon Capital Group LLC - May 9 at 1:58 PM logoGNC Struggles for Breathing Room on Debt - May 8 at 5:14 PM logo$0.39 EPS Expected for GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) This Quarter - May 6 at 12:07 AM logoETFs with exposure to GNC Holdings, Inc. : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 5:40 PM logoGNC: Managing The Debt - May 4 at 12:07 PM logoLPC: GNC to sweeten loan extension request after lender pushback - May 3 at 5:15 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.23 - May 2 at 11:56 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNC-US : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 3:07 PM logoMarket Adventures - Exclusive Research From Courage & Conviction - Seeking Alpha - May 1 at 5:14 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 30 at 12:45 AM logoGNC: Reaching The Bottom - Seeking Alpha - April 28 at 10:34 AM logoForm 4 GNC HOLDINGS, INC. For: Feb 18 Filed by: Hennion Jeffrey R. - - April 27 at 8:05 AM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 26 at 11:08 PM logoGNC: Short Interest And Channel Check Update - April 26 at 7:54 PM logoETFs with exposure to GNC Holdings, Inc. : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 5:03 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. :GNC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 5:15 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect GNC Holdings (GNC) Share Price - April 23 at 4:49 PM logoGNC Remains A Buy After Its Post-Earnings Pullback - Seeking Alpha - April 22 at 8:34 AM logoIs GNC a Deal or a Value Trap? - April 21 at 10:27 PM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) to Post FY2019 Earnings of $1.65 Per Share, Gabelli Forecasts - April 21 at 5:35 PM logoShah Capital Management Buys GNC Holdings, Seadrill, Nordic American Offshore, Sells Coeur ... - April 21 at 11:24 AM logoGNC: Kicking Hornets Nests - April 20 at 5:36 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GNC) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 5:36 PM logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for GNC Holdings Inc Issued By Gabelli (GNC) - April 20 at 1:18 PM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) Lowered to "Buy" at Vetr Inc. - April 20 at 12:34 AM logoGNC Holdings Inc (GNC) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - April 19 at 11:56 PM



GNC Holdings (GNC) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

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