Analyst Ratings for Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Cl A (NUS)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Cl A (NYSE:NUS) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. NUS had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 7 analysts covering the stock, 3 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for NUS. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, implying a possible loss of -32.61 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.62 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.16 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.12 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of NUS to grow at a rate of 0.61 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of NUS is 35.21.

In the trailing 52-weeks, NUS hit 66.04 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 46.35. Currently the stock is 37.67 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.38 percent. NUS has a P/E ratio of 21.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The NUS value stock report compares NUS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.47 billion. NUS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.