In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Nutraceutical International Corp (NASDAQ:NUTR) reported that GAMCO Investors has picked up 247,676 of common stock as of 2017-06-21.
The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by GAMCO Investors to a total of 247,676 representing a 2.68% stake in the company.
For those not familiar with the company, Nutraceutical International Corporation is an integrated manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of nutritional supplements and other natural products. The Company’s products include vitamins and minerals; herbs; specialty formulas; personal care products; liquid nutritional products; homeopathics; functional foods, and other products. It offers its products to and through domestic health and natural food stores. It acts as a distributor to the Healthy Foods Channel and to certain international markets for certain third-party brands. It manufactures and sells nutritional supplements and other natural products under numerous brands, including Solaray, KAL, Dynamic Health, Nature’s Life, LifeTime, Natural Balance, NaturalCare, Health from the Sun, Pioneer, Nutra BioGenesis, Life-flo, Organix South, Heritage Store and Monarch Nutraceuticals. It owns various natural food markets, such as The Real Food Company, Thom’s Natural Foods, Cornucopia Community Market and Granola’s.
A glance at Nutraceutical International Corp (NASDAQ:NUTR)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of $384.20 Million based on $9.25 Million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $41.60 per share.
Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.
Specifically, on 2016-05-19, Jones picked up 225 at a purchase price of $22.55. This brings their total holding to 5,331 as of the date of the filing.
On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Hough unload 640 shares at a sale price of $23.35. This brings their total holding to 4,277.
It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an Nutraceutical International Corp (NASDAQ:NUTR) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.
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