Today Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

August 29, 2018 - By Kyle Williams

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The stock of Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE:VSI) registered an increase of 2.69% in short interest. VSI’s total short interest was 6.98 million shares in August as published by FINRA. Its up 2.69% from 6.80M shares, reported previously. With 460,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 15 days to cover their VSI’s short positions. The short interest to Vitamin Shoppe Inc’s float is 42.85%.

The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $13.45. About 12,289 shares traded. Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) has declined 54.35% since August 29, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.92% the S&P500.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer and contract maker of nutritional products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $323.06 million. It operates through three divisions: Retail, Direct, and Manufacturing. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides custom manufacturing and private labeling services for VMS products, as well as develops and markets own branded products.

Another recent and important Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Vitamin Shoppe +29% as shorts scramble” on August 08, 2018.

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