Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) has reported E.P.S. of $-0.32 for its fourth fiscal quarter (ending December 31) versus $0.35 for the same period a year ago — a decline of -191%. This performance was $-1.37 short of the consensus estimate of $1.05. For the latest four quarters through December 31, E.P.S. were $2.21 compared to $2.45 a year ago — a decline of -10%.
Recent Price Action
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) stock closed at $69.50 on 2/13/19 after an increase of 1.4%. Moreover, this advance was accompanied by unusually high trading volume at 153% of normal. The stock has been weak relative to the market over the last nine months but has risen 5.0% during the last week.
Current PriceTarget Research Rating
NUS’ future returns on capital are forecasted to exceed the cost of capital. Accordingly, the company is expected to continue to be a major Value Builder.
Nu Skin Enterprises has a current Value Trend Rating of F (Lowest Rating). This rating combines highly consistent signals from two proprietary PTR measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Nu Skin Enterprises has a slightly negative Power Rating of 33 and a slightly negative Appreciation Score of 30, triggering the Lowest Value Trend Rating.
In light of this new information we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of F. This review will be completed in the next several days.