Gaiam Inc. (GAIA) Reaches New 1-Year High at $8.26
Gaiam Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA)’s share price 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 trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $8.17.
GAIA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. TheStreet cut Gaiam from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut Gaiam from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.50.
The company’s market capitalization is $198.54 million. The company has a 50 day moving average of $7.85 and a 200-day moving average of $6.61.
Gaiam (NASDAQ:GAIA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 10th. The company reported ($0.31) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.24. Equities research analysts anticipate that Gaiam Inc. will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Gaiam news, major shareholder Prentice Capital Management, L sold 13,755 shares of Gaiam stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.85, for a total value of $107,976.75. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Lynn Powers sold 109,200 shares of Gaiam stock in a transaction on Friday, June 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.60, for a total transaction of $829,920.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 264,000 shares in the company, 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 stake in 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 about 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.
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