Media headlines about Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) have trended positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nature’s Sunshine Products earned a daily sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 44.8033896370311 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th.
Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) traded up 1.53% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $9.95. The stock had a trading volume of 26,161 shares. The company’s market cap is $187.98 million. Nature’s Sunshine Products has a 12-month low of $8.40 and a 12-month high of $16.45. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $12.16 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.40.
Nature’s Sunshine Products (NASDAQ:NATR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $81.34 million for the quarter. Nature’s Sunshine Products had a negative return on equity of 0.39% and a negative net margin of 0.16%. Equities analysts anticipate that Nature’s Sunshine Products will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.
In other Nature’s Sunshine Products news, Director Kristine F. Hughes sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.16, for a total value of $26,320.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 36,095 shares in the company, valued at $475,010.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders have sold 6,000 shares of company stock worth $74,840 over the last three months. 20.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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About Nature’s Sunshine Products
Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc (NSP), together with its subsidiaries, is a natural health and wellness company. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products. The Company has four business segments that are divided based on the various characteristics of their distributor bases, selling and distributor compensation plans, and product formulations, as well as the internal organization and business operations.
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