Nutraceutical International Corp. (NASDAQ:NUTR) shot up 5.8% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $25.94 and last traded at $25.74, with a volume of 126,341 shares. The stock had previously closed at $24.33.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $23.74 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $240.01 million and a P/E ratio of 14.61.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Nutraceutical International Corp. stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Nutraceutical International Corp. (NASDAQ:NUTR) by 7.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 587,866 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 42,507 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 6.24% of Nutraceutical International Corp. worth $15,179,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Nutraceutical International Corporation (Nutraceutical) is a manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of branded nutritional supplements and other natural products through domestic health and natural food stores. The Company’s products include vitamins and minerals, herbs, specialty formulas, personal care products, homeopathics, functional foods and other products.

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