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 analyst gave a price target of 80, implying potential capital gains of 25.37 percent. The lowest price target was 43, implying potential capital losses of -32.61 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -19.62 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.16 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.12 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of NUS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.61 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of NUS is 35.21.

NUS has a 52-week high of 66.04 and a 52-week low of 46.35. Today's price is 37.67 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.38 percent below the high. 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 market cap of NUS is $3.47 billion. NUS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.