James Bjorkman
Long/short equity, REITs, dividend investing, value

GNC: How Healthy Is It?

Let's Give GNC a Checkup

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC), the global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, has seen its stock price skidding for all of 2014. After hitting a high of $60.98 on 27 November 2013, the stock bottomed at $30.84 on 29 July 2014. Since then, it has rebounded to $37.36, but investors clearly remain wary about this vitamin supplier.

In distress, there can be opportunity. Let's take a look and see what we can find amid the devastation.

Fundamentals Are Strong, But Slightly Weaker

The best place to start with a sick patient is a patient history. GNC's financials should give us a good clue as to what is troubling this former high flier....

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