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

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 10:15 PM ET

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

An insider — Shah Capital Management, 10% Owner — acquired 300,000 shares of Vitamin Shoppe having a market value of approximately $1,149,000 today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been buys resulting in the acquisition of 1,344,997 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 1,644,997 shares and have averaged 548,332 shares per transaction over this time period.

In relation to the peer group over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at Vitamin Shoppe is above the 4-company peer group average. Health Food Stores peer group saw 3 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.8 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Vitamin Shoppe insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 1,344,997 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 672,499 shares on average.

In order to focus on significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated data sourced to create and write this story.

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