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GNC

GNC Holdings

$13.82

-0.628 (-4.35%)

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GNC sale talks stall over deal structure, Bloomberg says

GNC's talks on a possible sale have stalled amid disagreements over the deal's structure, reports Bloomberg, citing sources. The vitamin and fitness supplement retailer had held talks with multiple Chinese suitors on a sale of the total company, but the firms expressed interest in just acquiring GNC's Asian unit and didn't want to take over its U.S. stores, the sources told Bloomberg. GNC told the interested parties that it was unwilling to separate its Asian operations, the sources added. Reference Link

GNC GNC Holdings
$13.82

-0.628 (-4.35%)

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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
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen with analyst Doug Creutz saying he believes Titanfall 2 sales are going to be "substantially disappointing" and lowered his unit sales estimate to 6M from 9M. 2. GNC Holdings (GNC) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill and to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray. 3. McKesson (MCK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, to Neutral from Outperform at Baird, and to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink. 4. NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at CLSA, to Neutral from Outperform at Baird, to Hold from Buy at SunTrust, to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley, and to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer. 5. StoneMor Partners (STON) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James, to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital, and to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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