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: Food Retail & Distribution - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Symbol: NYSE:GNC
  • CUSIP: 36191G10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $638.13 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,468,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.00
  • 52 Week Range: $6.51 - $22.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.06
  • P/E Growth: -0.56
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.26
  • Book Value: ($0.75) per share
  • Price / Book: -12.71
  • Annual Dividend: $0.40
  • Dividend Yield: 4.3%
  • EBIDTA: $278.86 million
  • Net Margins: -14.56%
  • Return on Equity: 285.93%
  • Return on Assets: 4.49%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -29.48%
  • Current Ratio: 3.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.84%
  • Average Volume: 2.40 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Short Ratio: 14.01
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. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.39%. 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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01. The firm earned $640.99 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $646.48 million. GNC Holdings had a positive return on equity of 285.93% and a negative net margin of 14.56%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.79 EPS. View GNC Holdings' Earnings History.

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

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for GNC Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect GNC Holdings' share price to reach $9.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for GNC Holdings.

Who are some of GNC Holdings' key competitors?

Who are GNC Holdings' key executives?

GNC Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert F. Moran, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Tricia K. Tolivar, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Joseph Charles Gorman, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Timothy Allen Mantel, Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer
  • Guru Ramanathan Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer
  • Michael F. Hines, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Jeffrey Paul Berger, Independent Director
  • Alan D. Feldman, Independent Director
  • Amy Beth Lane, Independent Director
  • Philip E. Mallott, Independent Director

Who owns GNC Holdings stock?

GNC Holdings' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (12.68%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.79%), State Street Corp (3.46%), Shah Capital Management (1.60%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%) and Federated Investors Inc. PA (1.18%). Company insiders that own GNC Holdings stock include Alan D Feldman, Amy B Lane, 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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GNC Holdings.

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

GNC Holdings' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shah Capital Management, Maverick Capital Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Menta Capital LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought GNC Holdings 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 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.

What is GNC Holdings' stock price today?

One share of GNC Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.53.

MarketBeat Community Rating for GNC Holdings (NYSE GNC)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  245 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  318 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  563
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GNC Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.29)
Consensus Price Target: $9.67 (1.43% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/28/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$7.00 -> $9.00MediumView Rating Details
5/9/2017Odeon Capital Group LLCReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
4/19/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$9.00HighView Rating Details
3/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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 CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$13.00N/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$31.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated 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 8/17/2015 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
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.40$0.41$646.48 million$640.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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:$0.40
Dividend Yield:4.20%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-7.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.99% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.63% (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: 1.85%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.45%
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
6/8/2017Amy B LaneDirectorBuy3,000$7.61$22,830.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoStressed? This Virginia startup thinks it has the solution. - August 16 at 7:12 PM logoETFs with exposure to GNC Holdings, Inc. : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 7:31 PM
News IconThe $37 billion supplement industry is barely regulated — and could be dangerous to your health - August 13 at 5:53 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) and Boulder Brands (BDBD) Head-To-Head Analysis - August 13 at 2:24 PM logo$616.95 Million in Sales Expected for GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) This Quarter - August 12 at 1:56 PM logoGNC Likely To Miss The Mark - GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC ... - Seeking Alpha - August 12 at 12:39 AM logoGNC: The Shorts Haven't Covered Yet - August 11 at 12:45 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) to Announce $0.33 Earnings Per Share - August 10 at 12:30 PM logoGNC Is Drinking Everyone's Milkshake - Seeking Alpha - August 9 at 7:19 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Lifted to Buy at ValuEngine - August 2 at 11:28 PM logoWill GNC Track Weight Watchers' 'Hero's Journey?' - Seeking Alpha - August 2 at 3:55 PM logoThe GNC Live Well Foundation, along with GNC customers and Associates donated $276,575 to the USATF Foundation. - August 2 at 3:55 PM logoGNC: Bullish On Recent Pullback - August 1 at 7:40 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) and Performance Food Group (PFGC) Critical Comparison - August 1 at 7:50 AM logoCompanhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) vs. GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) Financial Comparison - August 1 at 12:18 AM logoGNC: Solid Sequential Improvements In Q2 2017 - July 31 at 6:44 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. :GNC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 6:44 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 31 at 1:06 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - July 29 at 4:36 PM logoComparing GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC) & Boulder Brands (SMBL) - July 29 at 12:23 AM logoGNC: Did Goldman Sachs Really Just Reiterate Its $5 Price Target? - Seeking Alpha - July 28 at 9:44 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - PR Newswire (press release) - July 28 at 9:44 PM logoVolatile day expected for GNC Holdings after earnings - Seeking Alpha - July 28 at 9:44 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 28 at 8:45 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Price Target Raised to $9.00 at Barclays PLC - July 28 at 1:36 PM logoBRIEF-GNC Holdings Inc reports second quarter 2017 results - July 28 at 12:44 AM logoEdited Transcript of GNC earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 12:30pm GMT - July 28 at 12:44 AM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoGNC: Strong Earnings Or Bust - Seeking Alpha - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoInvestor Network: GNC Holdings, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Beats Q2 Earnings, Misses Sales Estimates - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoHere's Why GNC Holdings Inc. Stock Looks Extra Healthy Today - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoGNC beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 27 at 7:40 PM logoBidaskClub Upgrades GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) to Hold - July 23 at 5:34 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $647.57 Million - July 23 at 10:20 AM logoGNC: I'm Not Bluffing With Pocket Deuces - Seeking Alpha - July 22 at 12:38 AM logo$0.38 Earnings Per Share Expected for GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) This Quarter - July 21 at 8:30 AM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Q2 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards? - Nasdaq - July 20 at 4:56 PM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Q2 Earnings: Disappointment in the Cards? - July 19 at 7:47 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - July 19 at 1:56 PM logoGNC: The 'Masters Of The Universe' Are Starting To Cover - Seeking Alpha - July 14 at 2:20 AM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release, Webcast and Conference Call Scheduled for July 27, 2017 - July 12 at 7:48 PM logoBidaskClub Lowers GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) to Sell - July 8 at 7:08 PM logoInvestors Purchase Large Volume of GNC Holdings Call Options (NYSE:GNC) - July 5 at 7:16 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) to Hold - July 4 at 11:04 AM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 3 at 8:44 PM logoUS Foods Holding Corp (USFD) and GNC Holdings (GNC) Critical Analysis - July 2 at 12:04 PM logoMichael Baker builds out HR team - July 1 at 6:34 PM logoGNC: Deja Vu - Seeking Alpha - June 30 at 3:23 PM



GNC Holdings (GNC) Chart for Thursday, August, 17, 2017

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