Institutional buyers gobble up more Vitamin Shoppe

|About: Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI)|By:, SA News Editor

More institutional buyers are moving into beleaguered Vitamin Shoppe (VSI +0.3%) - Citadel Advisors disclosed a 5.1% stake earlier today (SC 13G) on the heels of a 5.1% stake disclosed by Kornitzer Capital yesterday (SC 13G).

Institutional buyers reported holding 33M shares as of Sept. 30, relative to ~30M shares outstanding at the end of the quarter, with the gap explained by short positions.