NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 1.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down $2.46 (-5.3%) at $44.20 as of 3:12 p.m. ET.

Vitamin Shoppe has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 38.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4, below the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio of 38.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Vitamin Shoppe as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and poor profit margins. You can view the full Vitamin Shoppe Ratings Report.

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