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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for NUS. The maximum price target given was 80, implying a possible profit of 25.37 percent. The most pessimistic 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.67 percent, and below the high by 3.38 percent. 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 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.