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.

Several price targets were given for NUS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 80, implying potential capital gains of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.62 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.16 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.12 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of NUS is 35.21.

NUS has traded between a high of 66.04 and a low of 46.35 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.67 percent, and 3.38 percent lower than its 52-week high. NUS has a price/earnings 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 market cap of NUS is $3.47 billion. NUS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.