GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) is on recovery track with 1.4% gain from a 1-year low price of $2.14. The company lost -7.66% to attain the price of $2.17 on 4/22/2019. Throughout the recent session, the prices were hovering between $2.35 and $2.5. These shares are 84.33% off its target price of $4 and the current market capitalization stands at $186.9M. The recent change has given its price a -20.04% deficit over SMA 50 and -53.33% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -20.51% declines, -27.67% declines and -51.02% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found GNC’s volatility during a week at 7.29% and during a month it has been found around 5.44%.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $99 million or 51% in GNC stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Fmr Llc owns $18.51 million in GNC Holdings, Inc., which represents roughly 9.9% of the company’s market cap and approximately 18.7% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 6,124,028 shares of the stock are valued at $14.39 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $8.8 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.71% of its market capitalization.

GNC Holdings, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 56 institutional holders increased their position in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) by some 6,444,093 shares, 49 decreased positions by 4,730,652 and 30 held positions by 30,770,595. That puts total institutional holdings at 41,945,340 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 16 new institutional investments totaling 2,381,516 shares while 26 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,479,984 shares.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. GNC Holdings, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that VP, Deputy GC, Corp. Sec. Canning Susan M. has acquired 1,500 shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) in the trading session dated Nov. 14, 2018. These shares are worth $4,920 and were traded at $3.28 each. The SEC filing shows that Mantel Tim performed a purchase of 20,000 shares. The EVP, Chief Merchandising Ofc added these shares by way of transaction on Nov. 10, 2017. The company’s shares were assimilated at $5.8 per share worth to an investment of some $116,000 to the account of Mantel Tim.

CEO, Martindale Kenneth, sold 64,555 common shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) in the open market. In a transaction dated Sep. 14, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $9.28, raking in a sum of $599,070. After this sale, 455,001 common shares of GNC are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $987,352.

In the transaction dated Jun. 08, 2017, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; LANE AMY B added a total of 3,000 shares at an average price of $7.61, amounting to approximately $22,830. The insider now directly owns 31,882 shares worth $69,184.

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2 average brokerage recommendation [T1].