Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) recovered 22.03% of its value since hitting low of $2.95. The recent move of -5.26% drop pushed the stock to close at $3.6 when trading ended on 12/06/2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.6 and $3.8. This company shares are 11.11% off its target price of $4 and the current market capitalization stands at $93.2M. The recent change has given its price a -21.65% deficit over SMA 50 and -86.29% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -18.18% declines, -36.84% declines and -67.86% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found VSI’s volatility during a week at 7.37% and during a month it has been found around 8.42%.Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $83 million or 93.8% in VSI stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $11.1 million in Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., which represents roughly 11.91% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.38% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Fmr Llc, which owns 1,310,094 shares of the stock are valued at $4.98 million. The third largest holder is Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, which currently holds $4.93 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.29% of its market capitalization.
At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 85 institutional holders increased their position in Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) by some 8,018,477 shares, 53 decreased positions by 9,360,431 and 20 held positions by 4,584,573. That puts total institutional holdings at 21,963,481 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 24 new institutional investments totaling 3,102,063 shares while 17 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,166,722 shares.Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Bowlin John D has acquired 40,000 shares of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) in trading session dated Aug. 25, 2017. These shares are worth $220,000 and were traded at $5.5 each. The SEC filing shows that Becker B. Michael performed a sale of 2,729 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 08, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $19.41 per share worth to an income of some $52,970 on account of Becker B. Michael.
Director, Becker B. Michael, purchased 2,720 common shares of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 08, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $19.44, giving away a sum of $52,877. After this purchase, 4,999 common shares of VSI are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $17,996.
In the transaction dated Mar. 03, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Markee Richard L disposed a total of 100,000 shares at an average price of $22.24, amounting to approximately $2,224,000. The insider now directly owns 60,990 shares worth $219,564.Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 5 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3.17 average brokerage recommendation.