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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for NUS. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying potential capital gains of 25.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, implying a possible loss of -32.61 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

NUS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.61 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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. Today's price is 37.67 percent above the 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.