Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Buys 1,569 Shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATR) Stock

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATRGet Rating) major shareholder Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 1,569 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.93 per share, with a total value of $14,011.17. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 774,547 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,916,704.71. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Wynnefield Partners Small Cap also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 8th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 1,332 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.30 per share, with a total value of $12,387.60.
  • On Monday, August 29th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap acquired 1,428 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $9.80 per share, with a total value of $13,994.40.
  • On Thursday, August 25th, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 9,622 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $9.66 per share, with a total value of $92,948.52.
  • On Tuesday, August 23rd, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap bought 1,154 shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $10.00 per share, with a total value of $11,540.00.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Stock Down 1.1 %

NATR stock opened at $8.62 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $165.72 million, a PE ratio of 10.91 and a beta of 0.79. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. has a twelve month low of $8.46 and a twelve month high of $19.26. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $10.06 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $12.81.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 50.8% during the 2nd quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 4,795 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,000 after acquiring an additional 1,615 shares during the last quarter. Denali Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Nature’s Sunshine Products by 34.9% during the 1st quarter. Denali Advisors LLC now owns 5,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $98,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 18.7% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,606 shares of the company’s stock worth $70,000 after buying an additional 1,039 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its position in Nature’s Sunshine Products by 10.5% in the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 8,441 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PDT Partners LLC bought a new stake in Nature’s Sunshine Products in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $211,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.24% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, TheStreet lowered Nature’s Sunshine Products from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, July 8th.

Nature’s Sunshine Products Company Profile

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Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc, a natural health and wellness company, primarily manufactures and sells nutritional and personal care products in Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and internationally. It offers general health products related to blood sugar support, bone health, cellular health, cognitive function, joint health, mood, sexual health, sleep, sports and energy, and vision.

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