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.

Several price targets were given for GNC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 20, implying a possible profit of 94.36 percent. The minimum price target given was 5, implying potential capital losses of -51.41 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

GNC has traded between a high of 26.58 and a low of 6.51 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 58.06 percent, and 61.29 percent below the high. GNC has a price/earnings 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 market cap of GNC is $0.64089 billion. GNC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.