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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for GNC. The highest price target was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 94.36 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 5, which equates to a potential downside of -51.41 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, GNC has achieved a high of 26.58 and a low of 6.51. Today's price is 58.06 percent above the 52-week low, and 61.29 percent below the 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.