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Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED)

Community Rating: 3 Stars: Appealing

28.74 -0.19 (-0.66%)

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Today's Open $28.72
Previous Close $28.93
Daily Range $28.69 - $28.94
52-Week Range $23.02 - $34.40
Market Cap $377.4M
P/E Ratio 16.53
Dividend (Yield) $0.00 (0.0%)
Volume 106,234
Average Daily Volume 141,605
Current FY EPS $1.84

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poggly57 (0)
Submitted March 8, 2011

America is fat and this company will help them get thinner. :) I think this one will be up quite a bit sometime over the next year. Don't know that I'd hold for a long time after that.

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expert6 (0)
Submitted December 9, 2009

This is one of best shorts ever. Med is up about 9 times over its recent low. PE of 47 ( to the moon already ) Predominantly only substantial insider selling this year. Cash and real assets not mu … More

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Medifast, Inc. (MED) Description

The Company is engaged in the production, distribution, and sale of weight management and disease management products and other consumable health and diet products. Website: http://www.medifastdiet.com/

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