Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) Trading at $71.00 after Decline

$11.50's average target is -11.54% below currents $13 stock price. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.01. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. About 843,897 shares traded or 58.79% up from the average. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has declined 11.47% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. (NYSE:NUS) for 24,485 shs.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Mondelez Int'l's analysts are positive. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Nu Skin Enterprises has a twelve month low of $52.88 and a twelve month high of $76.24. The stock decreased 5.57% or $4.19 during the last trading session, reaching $71. On Wednesday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Sell". (NYSE:NUS) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Deutsche Bank. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $57.63. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Deutsche Bank. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 2 by Sandler O'Neill.

Analysts await Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.16. The company has a market cap of $2.73 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.87 and a beta of 1.66. It improved, as 56 investors sold SO shares while 329 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. The Prescott General Partners Llc holds 1.36M shares with $92.81 million value, up from 1.32M last quarter. Natixis accumulated 131,643 shares. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Limited Company invested in 3,383 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Raymond James And Associate holds 0% or 20,909 shares. (NYSE:ESS). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.01% or 5,362 shares. Great Lakes Advsr reported 0.01% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Johnson Counsel Inc owns 936 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 74,751 shares. 202,909 were reported by Cibc Ww. The California-based Van Hulzen Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 1.15% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Assetmark Inc invested in 0% or 347 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.03 billion activity. Kleiman Angela L. sold $148,296 worth of stock. $6.08 million worth of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $81.00 target price (up from $70.00) on shares of Nu Skin Enterprises in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 15.09% or $0.08 from last year's $0.53 per share. This is an increase from Nu Skin Enterprises's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36.

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It worsened, as 60 investors sold EPD shares while 283 reduced holdings. 147 increased positions while 62 funds took positions. Jefferies maintained Conagra Brands, Inc. ( CAG ) by 11.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Among 9 analysts covering Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Nu Skin had 35 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Amer Century Inc holds 0.01% or 124,416 shares. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Sell". The firm has "Buy" rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, September 8. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, February 8 by Susquehanna. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of SO in report on Wednesday, October 18 with "Hold" rating. The rating was initiated by Scotia Capital on Friday, May 13 with "Sector Perform". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, November 12 by FirstEnergy Capital. Citigroup maintained the shares of NUS in report on Tuesday, April 19 with "Buy" rating. It also upped Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) stake by 4,219 shares and now owns 141,597 shares.

The stock increased 1.58% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $72.12. Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. owns 23.26 million shares or 16.95% of their U.S. portfolio. Nu Skin Enterprises's dividend payout ratio is 57.96%. (NYSE:NUS) has risen 33.34% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.79% the S&P500.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.85 billion. The Nu Skin brand offers a range of products, including ageLOC Spa systems, ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care system and ageLOC Tru Face Essence Ultra anti-aging skin care serum. It has a 36.98 P/E ratio. The firm also offers ageLOC Youth nutritional supplements, ageLOC TR90 weight management and body shaping systems, and LifePak nutritional supplements, as well as other anti-aging nutritional solutions and weight management products.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Nu Skin Enterprises will post 3.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of Nu Skin Enterprises by 38.6% during the 4th quarter. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 98,228 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ameriprise Financial stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Voya Inv Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its capital in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 12,500 shares. Kbc Gp Nv accumulated 6,820 shs or 0% of the stock. Us Retail Bank De reported 2,230 shares.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows" was reported by and is owned by of (NYSE:NUS). Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada invested in 5,589 shares or 0% of the stock. Jane Street Grp Ltd accumulated 4,684 shares. Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc holds 485 shares. Moreover, Tower Capital Limited Liability (Trc) has 0.06% invested in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) or 6,364 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.01% or 7,229 shares in its portfolio. Thomas Pisano R. had sold 15,000 shares worth $1.08 million. Another trade for 724 shares valued at $52,751 was sold by Lawrence Mark H. DORNY D MATTHEW sold $234,716 worth of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

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