Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as $8.26 and last traded at $8.14, with a volume of 28,778 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $8.17.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on GAIA shares. TheStreet lowered Gaiam from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gaiam from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.50.

The firm’s market cap is $200.50 million. The company has a 50-day moving average of $7.83 and a 200 day moving average of $6.56.

Gaiam (NASDAQ:GAIA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.24. On average, analysts anticipate that Gaiam Inc. will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current year.

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

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

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.

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