Medifast Inc. (MED)

77.25
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 76.61
Day Low/High 76.90 / 78.58
52 Wk Low/High 66.50 / 162.57
Avg Volume 384.40K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 11.62M
Market Cap 889.85M
EPS 4.70
P/E Ratio 12.60
Div & Yield 3.00 (3.75%)

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Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims On Behalf Of Medifast, Inc. Stockholders

Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims On Behalf Of Medifast, Inc. Stockholders

Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Medifast, Inc.

Medifast's New Year’s Resolution: Increase Revenue and Profits

Medifast's New Year’s Resolution: Increase Revenue and Profits

Medifast will mix coaching and technology to achieve its 2015 goal of double-digit earnings growth, said CEO Michael MacDonald.

Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims On Behalf Of Medifast, Inc. Stockholders

Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims On Behalf Of Medifast, Inc. Stockholders

Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Medifast, Inc.

Commit To Purchase Medifast At $27, Earn 12.4% Annualized Using Options

Commit To Purchase Medifast At $27, Earn 12.4% Annualized Using Options

Investors eyeing a purchase of Medifast Inc shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $31.02/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the March 2015 put at the $27 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $1.45.

MEDIFAST SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Medifast Inc.: The Law Offices Of Vincent Wong Launch An Investigation Into Medifast Inc. – MED

MEDIFAST SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Medifast Inc.: The Law Offices Of Vincent Wong Launch An Investigation Into Medifast Inc. – MED

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Medifast Inc.

Short Interest In Medifast Declines 12.2%

Short Interest In Medifast Declines 12.2%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 07/31/2014 settlement date, which shows a 366,543 share decrease in total short interest for Medifast Inc , to 2,646,763, a decrease of 12.16% since 07/15/2014. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Medifast Enters Oversold Territory (MED)

Medifast Enters Oversold Territory (MED)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

INVESTOR ALERT – Medifast Inc.: The Law Offices Of Vincent Wong Launch An Investigation Into Medifast Inc.

INVESTOR ALERT – Medifast Inc.: The Law Offices Of Vincent Wong Launch An Investigation Into Medifast Inc.

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Medifast Inc.

Short Interest Makes 17% Move For MED

Short Interest Makes 17% Move For MED

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 07/15/2014 settlement date, which shows a 437,585 share increase in total short interest for Medifast Inc , to 3,013,306, an increase of 16.99% since 06/30/2014. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

3 Stocks Pushing The Specialty Retail Industry Lower

3 Stocks Pushing The Specialty Retail Industry Lower

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Specialty Retail industry lower today.

The Trend Is Still Healthy

The Trend Is Still Healthy

Especially true after the weakness in overseas markets.

MEDIFAST INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm Of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches An Investigation Into Possible Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By The Board Of Directors Of Medifast Inc.

MEDIFAST INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm Of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches An Investigation Into Possible Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By The Board Of Directors Of Medifast Inc.

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating Medifast Inc. (NYSE:MED) in connection with possible claims of breaches of fiduciary duty.

MEDIFACT INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm Of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches An Investigation Into Possible Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By The Board Of Directors Of Medifast Inc.

MEDIFACT INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm Of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches An Investigation Into Possible Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By The Board Of Directors Of Medifast Inc.

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is investigating Medifast Inc. (NYSE:MED) in connection with possible claims of breaches of fiduciary duty.

The Week Ahead: Some Welcome Surprises

The Week Ahead: Some Welcome Surprises

Economic data seem to be shifting for the better.

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $26.47, changing hands as high as $27.05 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading up about 3.1% on the day.

MED Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

MED Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Monday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $26.44, changing hands as low as $26.32 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading off about 1% on the day.

Medifast Off to Fast Start Despite Nu Skin, Herbalife Hoopla

Medifast Off to Fast Start Despite Nu Skin, Herbalife Hoopla

The start of diet season - January through April - looks bright for Medifast so far, says the company's CEO Michael MacDonald, as does Medifast's expansion plans into Canada.

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MED

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MED

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $25.92, changing hands as low as $25.84 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading down about 1.2% on the day.

Short Interest Falls 14% For MED

Short Interest Falls 14% For MED

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 11/15/2013 settlement date, which shows a 449,878 share decrease in total short interest for Medifast Inc , to 2,783,414, a decrease of 13.91% since 10/31/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Thursday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $25.72, changing hands as high as $25.90 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading up about 0.5% on the day.

RSI Alert: Medifast (MED) Now Oversold

RSI Alert: Medifast (MED) Now Oversold

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

Medifast Stock Sees Short Interest Jump 44.2%

Medifast Stock Sees Short Interest Jump 44.2%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10/15/2013 settlement date, which shows a 859,937 share increase in total short interest for Medifast Inc , to 2,807,322, an increase of 44.16% since 09/30/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Medical-Device ETF in the Spotlight

Medical-Device ETF in the Spotlight

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, iShares Medical Devices) remains in an uptrend.

Commit To Buy Medifast At $21, Earn 11.7% Annualized

Commit To Buy Medifast At $21, Earn 11.7% Annualized

Investors eyeing a purchase of Medifast Inc shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $25.61/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the March 2014 put at the $21 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $1.10.

Medifast (MED) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

Medifast (MED) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $26.13, changing hands as low as $26.07 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading down about 3% on the day.

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

MED Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $26.46, changing hands as high as $26.56 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading trading flat on the day.

Medifast Getting Very Oversold (MED)

Medifast Getting Very Oversold (MED)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

Medifast Weighs In on Weight Loss War

Medifast Weighs In on Weight Loss War

Weight loss stocks have seen turmoil this summer, but Medifast CEO Michael MacDonald says his company will overcome the problems plaguing Herbalife and Weight Watchers.

Medifast Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For MED

Medifast Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For MED

In trading on Friday, shares of Medifast Inc crossed below their 200 day moving average of $26.66, changing hands as low as $26.59 per share. Medifast Inc shares are currently trading off about 1.9% on the day.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B- (Buy)