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Trading Results: Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE: VSI)

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Vitamin Shoppe Inc trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and is in the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is Sharon M. Leite. Vitamin Shoppe Inc is a specialty retailer and contract manufacturer of nutritional products. It offers vitamins, minerals, specialty supplements, herbs, sports nutrition, under brands such as The Vitamin Shoppe, BodyTech, True Athlete, and MyTrition.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VSI stock showed a previous change of -1.82% with an open at 3.80 and a close of 3.77. It reached an intraday high of 3.94 and a low of 3.68.

PR Newswire:  The Vitamin Shoppe® Announces Participation At Investor Conference

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $90.5m with 24.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 13.7m shares. Trading volume reached 602,848 shares compared to its average volume of 689,767 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Vitamin Shoppe Inc shares returned 0.80% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -41.91%. Over three months, it changed -46.22%. In one year it has changed -34.43% and within that year its 52-week high was 13.95 and its 52-week low was 3.32. VSI stock is 13.55% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 7.34 and a 50 day moving average of 5.69. Currently VSI stock is trading -48.62% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  The Vitamin Shoppe® Announces Participation At Investor Conference

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.17 that ended on 31st of December 2018.The TTM EPS is 0.26, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.50.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/08/2019): 0.15
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/26/2019): -0.23
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/07/2018): -0.07
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/08/2018): 0.30
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/09/2018): -0.17

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 15.48, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 75.64%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 42.40% of insider ownership. Short-interest was 4,471,841, which was 18.64% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 7.71. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.69.

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.92%, return on assets is 0.56%, profit margin is 0.33%, price-to-sales is 0.08 and price-to-book is 0.49.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.