Shares of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS – Get Rating) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $60.60.
NUS has been the subject of a number of research reports. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on Nu Skin Enterprises from $61.00 to $75.00 in a research report on Thursday, February 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Nu Skin Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $57.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 29th. DA Davidson boosted their price target on Nu Skin Enterprises from $47.00 to $50.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 17th. StockNews.com downgraded Nu Skin Enterprises from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Nu Skin Enterprises from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, February 18th.
In related news, Director Andrew D. Lipman sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.27, for a total value of $53,270.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Ryan S. Napierski sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.40, for a total value of $1,185,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 28,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,333,390 in the last ninety days. Company insiders own 2.80% of the company’s stock.
Shares of NYSE:NUS traded up $1.46 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $46.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,187,836 shares, compared to its average volume of 915,492. The firm has a market cap of $2.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.21 and a beta of 1.24. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Nu Skin Enterprises has a 1 year low of $39.40 and a 1 year high of $62.70. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $46.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $47.83.
Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS – Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. Nu Skin Enterprises had a return on equity of 22.05% and a net margin of 5.28%. The firm had revenue of $604.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $579.70 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.91 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Nu Skin Enterprises will post 3.8 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be given a $0.385 dividend. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 26th. Nu Skin Enterprises’s payout ratio is 57.04%.
About Nu Skin Enterprises (Get Rating)
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc develops and distributes beauty and wellness products worldwide. It provides skin care systems, including ageLOC Spa systems, ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care systems, and ageLOC LumiSpa skin treatment and cleansing devices; and ageLOC Boost, as well as a range of other cosmetic and personal care products.
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