Shorts On Watch: What Will Happen to Vitamin Shoppe Incorporated (NYSE:VSI) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

November 21, 2016 - By Ruchi Gupta   ·   0 Comments

Shorts On Watch: What Will Happen to Vitamin Shoppe Incorporated (NYSE:VSI) Next? The Stock Has Decline in Shorts

The stock of Vitamin Shoppe Incorporated (NYSE:VSI) registered a decrease of 6.44% in short interest. VSI’s total short interest was 3.78 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 6.44% from 4.04 million shares, reported previously. With 296,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 13 days to cover their VSI’s short positions. The short interest to Vitamin Shoppe Incorporated’s float is 19.57%. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.1 on November 18, hitting $25.7. Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) has declined 12.79% since April 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.65% the S&P500.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer and contract maker of vitamins, minerals, herbs, specialty supplements, sports nutrition, and other health and wellness products. The company has a market cap of $615.68 million. The Firm operates through three divisions: retail, which includes Vitamin Shoppe, Super Supplements and Vitapath retail store formats; direct, which sells its products directly to clients through the Internet, primarily at www.vitaminshoppe.com, and manufacturing, which provides custom manufacturing and private labeling of vitamin, mineral and supplement (VMS) products. It has a 14.91 P/E ratio. The Firm markets approximately 800 brands, as well as its own brands.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 10% are positive. Vitamin Shoppe has been the topic of 14 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Saturday, August 8. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 23. The stock of Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, April 21. Robert W. Baird downgraded Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) rating on Tuesday, November 17. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $31 price target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 6 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 5 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, November 3.

VSI Company Profile

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI), incorporated on September 27, 2002, is a multi-channel specialty retailer and contract maker of vitamins, minerals, herbs, specialty supplements, sports nutrition, and other health and wellness products. The Firm operates through three divisions: retail, which includes Vitamin Shoppe, Super Supplements and Vitapath retail store formats; direct, which sells its products directly to clients through the Internet, primarily at www.vitaminshoppe.com, and manufacturing, which provides custom manufacturing and private labeling of vitamin, mineral and supplement (VMS) products. The Firm markets approximately 800 brands, as well as its own brands. The Firm operates approximately 760 stores in over 40 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Ontario, Canada, primarily located in retail centers and stand-alone locations.

More notable recent Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces International Expansion” on August 31, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and …” published on October 21, 2016, Prnewswire.com published: “The Vitamin Shoppe® Expands Executive Team With Hiring Of Chief Operating Officer” on June 16, 2016. More interesting news about Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results” published on August 03, 2016 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Vitamin Shoppe Profit Falls 47%” with publication date: February 23, 2016.

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