Publicly Traded Health and Fitness Stocks

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Health and Fitness Stocks

Outside of a couple of companies, most of the public companies in this category are headquartered in the United States. Health and fitness is an area of investing that catches the eyes of investors who believe the current trend towards healthy products is here to stay.

Here is a little info on each of the sub-industries within this category to help you find trade setups or potential investments in areas that interest you. A full list of publicly traded health and fitness stocks can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each group through the industry links on this page.

Fitness Clubs and Equipment: Some of the better known fitness clubs such as Golds Gym are not public companies, however Planet Fitness recently had their IPO in August of 2015. Also in this section are companies that manufacture and sell fitness equipment such as Brunswick (BC) and Nautilus (NLS).

Brunswick Corporation (BC)

Nautilus Inc. (The) (NLS)

Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)

Health Food and Nutrition Stores:  These companies operate health oriented retail stores which can include health and wellness stores and grocery stores. Examples of these companies include:

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

Natural and Organic Foods: The companies on this list either manufacture, produce and/or distribute natural and organic foods or own and operate natural and organic food stores. Examples of these companies include:

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN)

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV)

Nutritional Supplements: These companies develop nutritional supplements with different methods and business models. There are companies like Mead Johnson (MJN) who focus on pediatric products and there are also a number of network marketing companies in this category as well. Examples of these companies include:

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS)

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA)

Wearable Technology: Not all of the companies in this section are health and fitness related (Smart watch manufacturers for example) but there are an increasing number of companies producing health and fitness trackers and health monitors including Fitbit (FIT) which went public in June of 2015.

BioTelemetry Inc. (BEAT)

DexCom, Inc. (DXCM)

Fitbit Inc. (FIT)

Weight Loss: Even if you have never purchased a weight loss product you are likely to recognize most of the public companies on this list. NutriSystem (NTRI), Medifast (MED) and Weight Watchers (WTW) all have high brand recognition for small-cap companies.

Medifast Inc. (MED)

NutriSystem Inc. (NTRI)

Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW)  

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List of Publicly Traded Companies

List of Consumer Goods Companies

Industry Links: Health and Fitness

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Health and Fitness Resources

List of Recent IPOs and Comparative Tools

Health and Fitness: IPOs in 2016

Shineco, Inc. (TYHT) (IPO September 28, 2016: health and well-being focused plant-based products)

Health and Fitness IPOs in 2015

Fitbit Inc. (FIT) (IPO in June 2015: health and fitness trackers; track users’ active minutes, calories burned, daily steps, distance traveled, floors climbed, heart rate, measure sleep duration)

MINDBODY, Inc. (MB) (IPO in June 2015: cloud-based business management software and payments platform designed for the wellness industry)

Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT) (IPO in August 2015: operates and franchises fitness centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico)

List of Publicly Traded Health and Fitness Stocks

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Fitness Clubs and Gyms 

Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT) (Operates and franchises fitness centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico)

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (CLUB) (Fitness Clubs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions: Boston Sports Clubs, New York Sports Clubs, Philadelphia Sports Clubs and Washington Sports Clubs)

Fitness Equipment Companies

Brunswick Corporation (BC) (Recreational product manufacture: marine engines, motors, parts and accessories; fitness equipment and billiards and table tennis products)

Gaiam Inc. (GAIA) (Yoga products (mats, bags, etc.), fitness products, balance balls; workout, yoga & wellness videos)

Nautilus Inc. (The) (NLS) (Cardio and strength equipment for home use: brands include Bowflex, Nautilus and Schwinn)

Health Food, Organic and Nutrition Stores

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) (Health and wellness stores: vitamins, minerals, herbal supplement products, sports nutrition products, diet products)

Health Food, Natural and Organic Food Companies

AMCON Distributing Company (DIT) (Distribution of food, beverage and consumer goods; owns health food stores featuring natural, organic and specialty foods)

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) (Avocados and other produce)

Limoneira Co. (LMNR) (Lemons, avocados and oranges)

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY) (Specialty dairy food manufacturer: Farmer Cheese, Kefir, Organic Kefir, Probugs)

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC) (Specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements)

Shineco, Inc. (TYHT) (IPO September 28, 2016: health and well-being focused plant-based products)

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) (Regional Grocery Chain: fresh, natural and organic products)

SunOpta, Inc. (STKL) (Canada: Ingredients, natural and organic food, consumer packaged products)

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) (Natural and organic food company: brands include Celestial Seasonings, Earth’s Best, FreeBird, Hain Pure Foods, Health Valley, Rosetto and Spectrum Essentials)

Tofutti Brands Inc. (TOF) (Soy-based, dairy-free frozen desserts)

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) (Natural, organic and specialty food distributor)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) (Plant-based foods: brands include Silk, So Delicious and Alpro; Coffee creamers and iced coffee: International Delight brand, Land O’ Lakes brand)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) (Natural and organic grocery stores)

Vegan 

Solazyme, Inc. (SZYM) (Renewable oils and bioproducts: healthier foods; industrial products; home and personal care solutions; sustainable fuels)

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) (Natural and organic food company: brands include Celestial Seasonings, Earth’s Best, FreeBird, Hain Pure Foods, Health Valley, Rosetto and Spectrum Essentials)

Tofutti Brands Inc. (TOF) (Soy-based, dairy-free frozen desserts)

Whitewave Foods Company (The) (WWAV) (Plant-based foods: brands include Silk, So Delicious and Alpro; Coffee creamers and iced coffee: International Delight brand, Land O’ Lakes brand)

Nutritional Supplements and Vitamins

Cyanotech Corporation (CYAN) (Microalgae technology: antioxidants, dietary supplements)

Enzymotec Ltd. (ENZY) (Israel: lipid-based products used in infant formula, nutritional supplements, medical disorders and diseases)

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) (Health and wellness stores: vitamins, minerals, herbal supplement products, sports nutrition products, diet products)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) (Health and nutrition products: weight management, nutritional supplements, personal care products)

Lifevantage Corporation (LFVN) (Dietary supplements, pet health products, beauty products)

Mannatech, Incorporated (MTEX) (Fitness products, nutritional supplements, skin care products, vitamins and weight loss products)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) (Nutritional products for infants and young children)

Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (NAII) (Customized nutritional supplements)

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NATR) (Food supplements, herbal products, personal care products, vitamins)

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) (Personal care products, nutritional supplements)

Nutraceutical International Corporation (NUTR) (Food products, nutritional supplements, personal care products, health food stores)

Omega Protein Corporation (OME) (Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal

Reliv’ International, Inc. (RELV) (Nutritional supplements)

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) (Nutritional, personal care and weight-management products)

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (VSI) (Nutritional product stores: vitamins, supplements, sports nutrition, homeopathic remedies, beauty products)

Wearable Technology

BioTelemetry Inc. (BEAT) (Wireless medical technology: cardiac monitoring services)

DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) (Glucose monitoring systems)

Fitbit Inc. (FIT) (IPO in June 2015: health and fitness trackers; track users’ active minutes, calories burned, daily steps, distance traveled, floors climbed, heart rate, measure sleep duration)

iRhythm Technologies, Inc. (IRTC) (IPO October 20, 2016: wearable biosensor device used  for the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias)

Weight Loss Companies

Medifast Inc. (MED) (Meal programs, counseling, reviews and individualized programs, free health coaches)

NutriSystem Inc. (NTRI) (Weight loss meal plans and individualized counselling)

Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW)  (Food plans, exercise and behavioral modification programs and group support)

Wellness

Healthways, Inc. (HWAY) (Well-being improvement solutions)

MINDBODY, Inc. (MB) (IPO in June 2015: Cloud-based business management software and payments platform designed for the wellness industry)

Yoga

Gaiam Inc. (GAIA) (Yoga products (mats, bags, etc.), fitness products, balance balls; workout, yoga & wellness videos)

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) (Canada: yoga-inspired athletic apparel company)