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 EquipmentSome 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 FoodsThe 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 SupplementsThese 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 TechnologyNot 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 LossEven 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)  

Related Links:

List of Publicly Traded Companies

List of Consumer Goods Companies


Industry Links: Health and Fitness

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Fitness Clubs

Gluten-Free Food

Health Food and Nutrition Stores

Natural and Organic Foods  

Nutritional Supplements


Wearable Technology

Weight Loss