Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) has reported E.P.S. of $0.78 for its first fiscal quarter (ending March 31) versus $0.66 for the same period a year ago — an increase of 18%. Relative to the consensus estimate of $0.94, this was a shortfall of $-0.16. For the latest four quarters through March 31, E.P.S. were $2.34 compared to $2.59 a year ago — a decline of -10%.
Recent Price Action
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) stock closed at $50.87 on 4/30/19 after a modest gain of 0.3%. Moreover, trading volume in this advance was unusually high at 160% of normal. The stock has risen 5.0% during the last week but has been extremely weak relative to the market over the last nine months.
Current PriceTarget Research Rating
NUS’ future returns on capital are forecasted to be above 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 D (Negative). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing very contradictory signals. Nu Skin Enterprises has a slightly positive Appreciation Score of 62 but a very low Power Rating of 10, and the Negative Value Trend Rating results.
In light of this new information we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of D. This review will be completed in the next several days.