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
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Symbol: NYSE:GNC
  • CUSIP: 36191G10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $627.17 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,468,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.07
  • 52 Week Range: $6.51 - $22.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.76
  • P/E Growth: -0.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.25
  • Book Value: ($0.75) per share
  • Price / Book: -12.17
  • Annual Dividend: $0.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • 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: 2.37 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.88

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 24th. Investors 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 8.76%. The ex-dividend date 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 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01. The firm earned $640.99 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $646.48 million. GNC Holdings had a positive return on equity of 285.93% and a negative net margin of 14.56%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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 12 month target prices for GNC Holdings' stock. Their predictions range from $5.50 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate GNC Holdings' stock price to reach $8.08 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GNC Holdings.

Are investors shorting GNC Holdings?

GNC Holdings saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 22,814,853 shares, a decline of 14.3% from the July 31st total of 26,623,922 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,975,555 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.5 days. Approximately 34.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

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 a variety of 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, Kenneth Martindale, 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, Tairen Capital Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 $9.13.

MarketBeat Community Rating for GNC Holdings (NYSE GNC)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  261 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  346 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  607
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: $8.08 (11.46% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/17/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$10.00MediumView Rating Details
8/22/2017Bank of America CorporationLower Price TargetUnderperform -> Underperform$6.25 -> $5.50HighView Rating Details
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
12/23/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesLower Price TargetUnderweight$11.00 -> $7.00N/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 9/22/2015 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:$0.20
Dividend Yield:2.19%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-3.77% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.49% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.81% (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: 65.53%
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
9/14/2017Kenneth MartindaleCEOSell64,555$9.28$599,070.40View SEC Filing  
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 logoOptions Traders Expect Huge Moves in GNC Holdings (GNC) Stock - September 20 at 3:53 PM logoFirst Week of GNC November 17th Options Trading - September 19 at 7:08 PM logoKenneth Martindale Sells 64,555 Shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Stock - September 18 at 7:22 PM logoToday's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Rite Aid and GNC Holdings - September 18 at 6:39 PM logoGNC Holdings' (GNC) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird - September 17 at 7:42 AM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 16 at 8:40 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.33 Per Share - September 16 at 10:22 AM logoGNC: Overreaction Providing Opportunity - Seeking Alpha - September 15 at 7:46 PM logoCritical Contrast: GNC Holdings (GNC) and Its Competitors - September 15 at 4:28 PM logoCritical Survey: GNC Holdings (GNC) vs. Its Rivals - September 15 at 10:20 AM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) versus DAVIDsTEA (DTEA) Head-To-Head Comparison - September 13 at 2:28 AM logoGNC gives new CEO stock option - September 12 at 7:58 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GNC) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 7:58 PM logoGNC Grants CEO Ken Martindale Inducement Awards Pursuant To NYSE Rule 303A.08 - PR Newswire (press release) - September 11 at 7:39 PM logoGNC: From Death Cross To Golden Cross - Seeking Alpha - September 11 at 7:39 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNC-US : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 7:39 PM logoGNC Grants CEO Ken Martindale Inducement Awards Pursuant To NYSE Rule 303A.08 - September 11 at 7:39 PM logoHead to Head Survey: GNC Holdings (GNC) & its Peers - September 11 at 12:10 AM logoIs GNC Holdings (GNC) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq ... - Nasdaq - September 9 at 5:41 AM logoGNC Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - September 8 at 7:39 PM logoIs GNC Holdings (GNC) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - September 8 at 7:39 PM logoHave Investors Already Priced In GNC Holdings Inc’s (GNC) Growth? - September 8 at 7:39 PM logoGNC Inks Deal (In China) With Alipay - September 7 at 7:23 PM logoSupplements retailer GNC seeks China partner to aid turnaround: sources - September 7 at 7:22 PM logoSupplement store to file for bankruptcy - September 7 at 7:22 PM logoBRIEF-GNC names Ken Martindale permanent CEO - September 7 at 12:07 AM logoGNC Holdings (GNC) Appoints Ken Martindale as CEO, Bob Moran Elected Chairman, Michael Hines to Remain on Board - September 7 at 12:06 AM logoGNC Picks Rite-Aid Stores Chief as New CEO - September 7 at 12:06 AM logoGNC Names Ken Martindale Permanent CEO - September 7 at 12:06 AM logoGNC names former Rite Aid president as its new CEO - September 7 at 12:06 AM logoBRIEF-GNC names Ken Martindale permanent CEO - Reuters - September 6 at 7:05 PM logoGNC Holdings names Ken Martindale CEO - ABC News - September 6 at 7:05 PM logoGNC names former Rite Aid Stores CEO to lead company - September 6 at 7:05 PM logo[$$] GNC Picks Rite-Aid Stores Chief as New CEO - September 6 at 7:05 PM logoVitamin World to file for bankruptcy protection - September 6 at 3:34 AM logoVitamin World says it will file for bankruptcy protection - September 6 at 3:34 AM logoGNC Holdings Gains on New GNC Strength Amid Soft Revenues - Nasdaq - September 4 at 4:02 PM logoGNC Holdings Gains on New GNC Strength Amid Soft Revenues - September 4 at 4:02 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Downgraded to Hold at ValuEngine - September 3 at 10:56 AM logoETFs with exposure to GNC Holdings, Inc. : August 31, 2017 - August 31 at 7:00 PM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Short Interest Update - August 30 at 2:16 AM logoGNC Inks Deal (In China) With Alipay - August 29 at 7:39 PM logoGNC: Defending The Castle - Seeking Alpha - August 26 at 11:24 PM logoGNC Holdings: A Story Of Free Cash Flow - Seeking Alpha - August 24 at 6:52 AM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNC-US : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 6:52 AM logoGNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - August 22 at 8:44 PM logoBank of America Corporation Cuts GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Price Target to $5.50 - August 22 at 10:48 AM logoExpanding On GNC's Inventory Reduction Potential - Seeking Alpha - August 20 at 7:32 AM 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



GNC Holdings (GNC) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

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