Vitamin Shoppe Inc (VSI) Holdings Lifted by Laurion Capital Management LP

Laurion Capital Management LP raised its holdings in shares of Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) by 21.3% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 169,438 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 29,810 shares during the period. Laurion Capital Management LP’s holdings in Vitamin Shoppe were worth $1,193,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund bought a new stake in shares of Vitamin Shoppe during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Investors Research Corp bought a new position in Vitamin Shoppe in the first quarter worth approximately $34,000. Optimum Investment Advisors bought a new position in Vitamin Shoppe in the first quarter worth approximately $35,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new position in Vitamin Shoppe in the fourth quarter worth approximately $39,000. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund bought a new position in Vitamin Shoppe in the fourth quarter worth approximately $48,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.48% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vitamin Shoppe from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, May 16th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Vitamin Shoppe from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 15th.

NYSE VSI opened at $4.15 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.36, a quick ratio of 0.16 and a current ratio of 1.14. Vitamin Shoppe Inc has a 12-month low of $4.12 and a 12-month high of $13.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $105.81 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.96 and a beta of 1.35.

Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The specialty retailer reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by ($0.03). Vitamin Shoppe had a return on equity of 4.64% and a net margin of 0.33%. The firm had revenue of $283.33 million during the quarter. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Vitamin Shoppe Inc will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

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About Vitamin Shoppe

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a omni-channel specialty retailer and contract manufacturer of nutritional products in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Retail and Manufacturing. The company provides custom manufacturing and private labeling services for vitamin, mineral, and supplement products, as well as develops and markets own branded products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI)

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