Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA)’s share price fell 4.6% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $7.35 and last traded at $7.43, with a volume of 56,551 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $7.79.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on GAIA. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gaiam from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. TheStreet lowered shares of Gaiam from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th.

The stock’s market capitalization is $113.68 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $8.00 and its 200-day moving average is $6.97.

Gaiam (NASDAQ:GAIA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.20. The business had revenue of $4.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.70 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Gaiam Inc. will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Gaiam news, CEO Lynn Powers sold 109,200 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.60, for a total value of $829,920.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 264,000 shares in the company, valued at $2,006,400. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Prentice Capital Management, L sold 13,755 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.85, for a total transaction of $107,976.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Gaiam stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA) by 0.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 524,837 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,727 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 2.14% of Gaiam worth $3,275,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Gaiam, Inc develops and markets yoga and fitness accessories, apparel and media under Gaiam’s brands. The Company operates in two segments: the Gaiam Brand segment and the Gaia segment. The Company also sells its products through its digital partners, Websites and e-commerce channels. Its products and services are targeted to various levels of yoga and fitness enthusiasts, including professionals.

Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.