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GNC Holdings

$14.49

-0.03 (-0.21%)

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GNC Holdings call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in GNC Holdings with 3,905 calls trading, 1.4x expected, and implied vol increasing almost 2 points to 65.07%. Jan-17 17.5 calls and Dec-16 17.5 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 2,300 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.08. Earnings are expected on February 9th.

GNC GNC Holdings
$14.49

-0.03 (-0.21%)

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GNC Holdings downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
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GNC Holdings downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Sean Naughton downgraded GNC Holdings to Underweight saying the company's story is complicated by increased leverage and a new strategy. The analyst cut his price target for the shares to $11 from $20 following GNC's Q3 results.
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GNC Holdings downgraded to Underperform on earnings risk at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill downgraded GNC Holdings to Underperform from Neutral and lowered its price target to $13 from $23. Analyst Curtis Nagle believes a potential sale of the company has diminished following the "significantly" worse than expected Q3 report. He believes Street estimates are too high and initiatives to right the company will ultimately be unsuccessful. Note Piper Jaffray also downgraded shares this morning.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
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