Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) sees Significant Insider buy Extending Trend of purchases over Last Quarter

Monday, January 08, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) sees Significant Insider buy Extending Trend of purchases over Last Quarter

There was a substantial insider buy in Vitamin Shoppe shares today as revealed in a filing with the SEC. One insider — Vintage Capital Management Llc, 10% Owner — acquired 326,692 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $1,619,013. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 528,305 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 854,997 shares and have averaged 427,499 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Vitamin Shoppe is above that of the 4 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Health Food Stores peer group saw 1 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.3 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Vitamin Shoppe insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 528,305 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders having bought 528,305 shares on average over this time period.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in composing and writing this story.

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