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Shares of Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $50.75.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vitamin Shoppe in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $55.00. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Vitamin Shoppe in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $54.00. Finally, analysts at Longbow Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Vitamin Shoppe in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $59.00.

Shares of Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) opened at 38.69 on Monday. Vitamin Shoppe has a 52 week low of $36.90 and a 52 week high of $55.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.32 and a 200-day moving average of $43.98. The company has a market cap of $1.180 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.10.

Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $306.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $306.09 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Vitamin Shoppe will post $2.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of vitamins, minerals, herbs, specialty supplements, sports nutrition and other health and wellness products.

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