Is Nu Skin (NUS) Finally Worth Your Time? What Does Jefferies Think?

June 14, 2018 - By Ash

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.26, from 1.16 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 19 investors sold Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. shares while 73 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 39.34 million shares or 4.86% more from 37.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership owns 1,035 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ing Groep Nv has 0.01% invested in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) for 7,542 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) for 11,653 shares. 10,640 are held by Amalgamated Natl Bank. Washington Tru Bank & Trust holds 1,514 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Tower Research Limited Company (Trc) has invested 0.03% in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Laurion Capital Mngmt L P accumulated 391,920 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement reported 19,200 shares stake. Spark Inv Management Limited Liability Corp reported 0.03% in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Moreover, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has 0.01% invested in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Switzerland-based Swiss National Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability reported 12,504 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.02% in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Moreover, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.04% invested in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS). Comerica Retail Bank reported 39,300 shares.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $119.00 million activity. Thomas Pisano R. had sold 15,000 shares worth $1.08M on Wednesday, March 7. 81,000 Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) shares with value of $6.08 million were sold by LUND STEVEN. The insider Ping An ZQ China Growth Opportunity Ltd sold 1.54 million shares worth $107.49M. On Thursday, June 7 OFFEN NEIL H sold $571,620 worth of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) or 7,000 shares. Another trade for 724 shares valued at $52,751 was made by Lawrence Mark H on Thursday, March 8.

Why Has Jefferies Given Nu Skin (NUS) a $98.0 Price Target

Stock research analysts at Jefferies has started coverage on shares of Nu Skin (NUS) in analysts report sent to investors and clients on 14 June. The financial company set Buy rating on the stock. Jefferies’s target price of $98.0 suggests potential of 19.54 % from the stock’s previous stock close.

The stock increased 1.89% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $83.53. About 530,170 shares traded. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) has risen 45.84% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.89 earnings per share, up 15.58 % or $0.12 from last year’s $0.77 per share. NUS’s profit will be $49.49M for 23.46 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.06 % EPS growth.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex category brands worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.65 billion. It provides skin care systems and targeted treatment products, including ageLOC Me customized skin care systems, ageLOC Spa systems, and ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care systems; and Epoch products, as well as a range of other cosmetic, personal care, and hair care products. It has a 35.39 P/E ratio. The firm also offers ageLOC Youth nutritional supplements, ageLOC TR90 weight management and body shaping systems, and LifePak nutritional supplements, as well as other anti-aging nutritional solutions and weight management products.

More recent Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 14, 2018” on June 14, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Featured Stocks In May’s Dividend Growth Model Portfolio” on June 07, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Capital One, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Kohl’s, Roku, Spotify, Steel …” with publication date: June 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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