Analyst Ratings for GNC Holdings Inc. Cl A (GNC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering GNC Holdings Inc. Cl A (NYSE:GNC) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for GNC last month.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave GNC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for GNC. The most optimistic price target was 20, implying a possible profit of 94.36 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 5, which equates to a potential downside of -51.41 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GNC hit 26.58 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 6.51. Today's price is 58.06 percent above the 52-week low, and 61.29 percent lower than its 52-week high. GNC has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GNC value stock report compares GNC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.64089 billion. GNC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.