Is Buying Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) Here a Winning Strategy?

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

The stock of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 7.32% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $4.4. About 414,437 shares traded. Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) has declined 57.70% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 74.40% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $105.48 million company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $4.66 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VSI worth $6.33M more.

Analysts await Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $-0.24 EPS, down 166.67 % or $0.60 from last year’s $0.36 per share. After $-0.03 actual EPS reported by Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 700.00 % negative EPS growth.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Vitamin Shoppe had 26 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Gabelli. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Thursday, April 21. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, May 11. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 9. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The stock of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Saturday, August 8. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, January 19.

More important recent Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Vitamin Shoppe’s Descent Could Take Some Time” on December 19, 2017, also Law360.com published article titled: “Vitamin Shoppe Dodges False Ad Suit Over Supplement”, Prnewswire.com published: “Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results” on November 08, 2017. More interesting news about Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) was released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Shah Capital Management Buys Vitamin Shoppe Inc, Aegean Marine Petroleum …” with publication date: January 23, 2018.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer and contract maker of nutritional products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $105.48 million. It operates through three divisions: Retail, Direct, and Manufacturing. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides custom manufacturing and private labeling services for VMS products, as well as develops and markets own branded products.

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