NYSE:GNC - GNC Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$2.93 -0.20 (-6.39 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.13
Today's Range$2.85 - $3.08
52-Week Range$2.71 - $6.73
Volume2.83 million shs
Average Volume2.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$265.92 million
P/E Ratio2.16
Dividend YieldN/A
GNC Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of health, wellness, and performance products. It operates through three segments: U.S. and Canada, International, and Manufacturing/Wholesale. Its products 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 also provides third-party contract manufacturing services. It sells its products under the GNC proprietary brands, as well as under third-party brands. The company operates a network of approximately 9,000 locations under the GNC brand worldwide. It sells its products through company-owned retail stores and its Website GNC.com, as well as third-party Websites; and domestic and international franchise activities. GNC Holdings, Inc. has a strategic partnership and China joint venture agreement with Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co., Ltd. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Food stores
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Stores
Current SymbolNYSE:GNC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.51
Quick Ratio0.50


Trailing P/E Ratio2.16
Forward P/E Ratio6.23
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.45 billion
Price / Sales0.10
Cash Flow$2.1866 per share
Price / Cash1.34
Book Value($2.35) per share
Price / Book-1.25


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35
Net Income$-148,850,000.00
Net Margins-8.42%
Return on Equity-33.50%
Return on Assets3.77%


Outstanding Shares83,890,000
Market Cap$265.92 million

GNC (NYSE:GNC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GNC's stock symbol?

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

How were GNC's earnings last quarter?

GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 9th. The specialty retailer reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. The specialty retailer earned $580 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $580.45 million. GNC had a negative return on equity of 33.50% and a negative net margin of 8.42%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. View GNC's Earnings History.

When is GNC's next earnings date?

GNC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for GNC.

What price target have analysts set for GNC?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for GNC's stock. Their predictions range from $3.00 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate GNC's share price to reach $4.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 53.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GNC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GNC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GNC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for GNC.

Has GNC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GNC stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. GNC earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting GNC?

GNC saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 21,997,118 shares, a decrease of 12.9% from the September 28th total of 25,259,549 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,667,033 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 13.2 days. Currently, 27.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View GNC's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of GNC's key competitors?

Who are GNC's key executives?

GNC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Martindale, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Tricia K. Tolivar, Exec. VP, CFO & Interim Chief Marketing Officer (Age 49)
  • Dr. Guru Ramanathan, Sr. VP & Chief Innovation Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gene Eddie Burt II, Exec. VP, Chief Merchandising Officer & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Joseph Charles Gorman, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 47)

Who are GNC's major shareholders?

GNC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (3.03%), Tenzing Global Management LLC (1.07%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.45%), Teachers Advisors LLC (0.29%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.26%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.22%). Company insiders that own GNC stock include Alan D Feldman, Amy B Lane, Guru Ramanathan, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Kenneth Martindale, Michael F Hines, Philip E Mallott, Robert F Moran, Susan M Canning and Tim Mantel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GNC.

Which institutional investors are selling GNC stock?

GNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Gabelli Funds LLC and Legal & General Group Plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for GNC.

Which institutional investors are buying GNC stock?

GNC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tenzing Global Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Teachers Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought GNC stock in the last two years include Alan D Feldman, Amy B Lane, Guru Ramanathan, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Michael F Hines, Philip E Mallott, Robert F Moran, Susan M Canning and Tim Mantel. View Insider Buying and Selling for GNC.

How do I buy shares of GNC?

Shares of GNC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GNC's stock price today?

One share of GNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.93.

How big of a company is GNC?

GNC has a market capitalization of $265.92 million and generates $2.45 billion in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $-148,850,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis. GNC employs 16,600 workers across the globe.

What is GNC's official website?

The official website for GNC is http://www.gnc.com.

How can I contact GNC?

GNC's mailing address is 300 SIXTH AVENUE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15222. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 412-288-4600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for GNC (NYSE GNC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  393 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  556 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  949
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GNC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GNC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GNC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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